10th March 1990

S.W.S. Enterprises
The Tynesider

Metro Units Used 4044+4051

Route :

Units Used Route
as listed

Newcastle Central Monument - South Gosforth

as listed

South Gosforth Monument - Newcastle Central Pelaw - Hebburn Jarrow South Shields - South Shields Sidings

as listed

Sidings South Shields - South Shields - Hebburn (via refuge) - Pelaw Newcastle Central - Monument - South Gosforth Benton Monkseaton Wallsend St James

as listed

St James Manors Stoddart Sidings

as listed

Stoddart Sidings Manors South Gosforth (1) Benton Sidings

as listed

Benton Sidings (via depot avoiding line) Regent Centre

as listed

Regent Centre (1) South Gosforth Regent Centre Bank Foot

as listed

Bank Foot Regent Centre South Gosforth Newcastle Central

Notes :
(1) There was an option to visit the Control Centre in lieu of riding the train into Benton Carriage Sidings & run via the depot avoiding line to Regent Centre, leaving and rejoining the tour at South Gosforth where indicated.

Sources : Martin Pettit (on the train throughout) & Alan Osborn

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Osborn & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Newcastle Central ??.??d ?
South Gosforth ??.?? ~ ??.?? ?
Newcastle Central ??.??a ~ 12.59d ??.?? ~ 13.16
Heworth 13/06 13/22
Pelaw 13/08 13/23
Hebburn 13/10 13/26
Jarrow 13/13 13/28
Bede 13/15 13/30
South Shields 13.24 ~ 13.25 13/35
South Shields Sidings 13.26 ~ 13.36 13.38 ~ 13.56
South Shields 13/37 13/57
Bede 13/44 14.06 ~ 14.07
Jarrow 13x46 ~ 13x48 14.09 ~ 14.10
Hebburn 13/51 14/11
Pelaw 13/54 14/18
Heworth 13/56 14/19
Monument 14/02 14/26
South Gosforth 14/10 14/32
Benton 14/15 14/37
Monkseaton 14/23 14/44
North Shields 14/30 14/52
Wallsend 14/39 14/56
St James 14.48 ~ 15.05 15.12 ~ 15.35
Manors 15/07 15/37
Stoddart Street 15.08 ~ 15.12 15.40 ~ 15.49
Manors 15/13 15/51
South Gosforth 15.20a ~ ??.??d 15.58 ~ 15.59
Benton Sidings 15.26 ~ 15.30 16.03 ~ 16.04
Depot Avoiding Line 15.37 ~ 16.42 16.14 ~ 16.43
Regent Centre 16.44 ~ 16.48 16.48 ~ 16.49
South Gosforth 16.51a ~ 16.51 ~ 16.51
Shunt Neck ??.?? ~ ??.?? 16.51 ~ 16.51
South Gosforth ~ 16.57d 16.52 ~ 16.56
Regent Centre 16/59 17.01 ~ 17.05
Bank Foot 17.08 ~ 17.12 17.11 ~ 17.13
Regent Centre 17/18 17/18
South Gosforth 17/20 17.20 ~ 17.21
Monument 17/28 17/27
Newcastle Central 17.29a 17.29


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