13th October 1990

Branch Line Society
The Humber Navigator II

Locos Used 47549, 47975 & 56077
Stock Used 17113+5041+5027+5002+4977+5033+4963+4991+5007+5010+5025+17093

Route :

Loco(s) Route
47975 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Edale - Sheffield - Brightside Jn - Shepcote Lane - Catcliffe Jn - Treeton North Jn - Masborough - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate
47975 (1) Wakefield Kirkgate - Woolley West Side
47549 (2) Woolley West Side - Wakefield Kirkgate - Castleford - Milford Jn - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Gilberdyke - Hessle Road Jn - Saltend
47975 (1) Saltend - Hedon Road Sidings
47549 (2) Hedon Road Sidings - King George V Dock
47975 (1) King George V Dock - Springbank North Jn
47549 (2) Springbank North Jn - Walton Street Jn - West Parade North Jn - Anlaby Road Jn - Gilberdyke - Goole - Potters Grange Jn
47975 (1) Potters Grange Jn - Headshunt
56077 Headshunt - Mineral Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Knottingley - Ferrybridge Power Station Loop - Knottingley - Whitley Bridge Jn - Eggborough Power Station Loop - Knottingley East Jn - Knottingley South Jn - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster - Swinton Jn - Sheffield
47975 Sheffield - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 47549 on rear.
(2) 47975 on rear.
(3) Ian Umpleby comments: The order of passage of the Hull Docks branches was changed on the day. The trip to Bridlington Excursion platform was cancelled due to the late running. At Goole Docks the Bridge St LC and West Dock (south side) branches were refused shortly before the tour ran.

Sources : Richard Hughes (on train throughout),  Ian Umpleby & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby, LASERman & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Manchester Piccadilly 07.30d ?
Stockport ??.??a ~ 07.37d ?
Totley Tunnel East 08/20 ?
Sheffield 08.28a ~ 08.32d 09.07 ~ 09.12
Brightside Station Jn 08/36 09/19
Shepcote Lane 08/43 09/23
Treeton North Jn 08/54 09/31
Aldwarke Jn 09/03 09/42
Moorthorpe 09/22 09/58
Hare Park Jn 09/31 ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 09.39a ~ 09.49d 10.15 ~ 10.35
Horbury Jn 09/52 10/40
Crigglestone Jn 09/56 10/44
Woolley West Side 10.00a ~ 10.10d 11.00 ~ 11.04
Horbury Jn 10/18 11/10
Wakefield Kirkgate 10/23 11/21
Normanton 10/31 11/27
Castleford 10/41 11.39 ~ 11.40
Milford Jn 10/48 11/52
Gascoigne Wood Jn 10/51 11/55
Selby 11/03 12.05 ~ 12.06
Gilberdyke 11/17 12/21
Brough 11/23 12c29 ~ 12c33
Hessle Road Jn 11/37 12/44
Boothferry Park 11/45 12/47
Springbank North Jn 11/48 12/50
Hedon Road 11/54 13.12 ~ 13.13
King George Dock No.1 Quay 12.10 ~ 12.15 14.03 ~ 14.04
Hedon Road 12.25 ~ 12.30 14.17 ~ 14.17
Saltend BP 12.30 ~ 12.35 13.30 ~ 13.33
Springbank North Jn 13.02 ~ 13.07 15.02 ~ 15.04
Walton Street 13.17 ~ 13.22 DIV
Beverley 13/34 DIV
Bridlington 14.08a ~ 14.28d DIV
Beverley 14/53 DIV
Anlaby Road Jn 15/04 15/20
Brough 15/13 15c32 ~ 15c32
Gilberdyke 15/21 15/40
Goole 15/29 15.50 ~ 15.50
Potters Grange Jn 15.32 ~ 15.37 15.53 ~ 15.53
Headshunt 15.42 ~ 15.52 15.57 ~ 16.13
Engine Shed Jn 16/02 16/20
Knottingley 16/18 16/48
Ferrybridge SB 16/19 16.51 ~ 16.52
Ferrybridge Power Station 16/33 ?
Ferrybridge SB 16/35 17/15
Whitley Bridge Jn 16/41 17/24
Eggborough Power Station 17/05 17/33
Knottingley East Jn 17/40 17.52 ~ 17.52
Shaftholme Jn 17/56 18/05
Doncaster 18.02a ~ 18.04d 18.17 ~ 19.21
Swinton Jn 18/16 ?
Sheffield 18.37a ~ 18.57d 19.00 ~ ??.??
Totley Tunnel East 19/05 ?
Stockport 19.52a ~ ??.??d ?
Manchester Piccadilly 20.02a ?


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