13th October 1991

Institute of Mining Engineers
The North Tyne Railtour

Locos used 47625 & 56114
Stock Used 5007+5002+5027+5041+5033+5025+5010+17098

Route:

Loco(s) Route
47625 Manchester Victoria - Rochdale - Hebden Bridge - Milner Royd Jn - (3) Halifax - Bradford Interchange
47625 Bradford Interchange (3) - Leeds - York - Darlington - Newcastle - Morpeth - Widdrington Sidings (No.1)
47625 (2) Widdrington Sidings (No.1) - Widdrington Opencast - propel train to Widdrington Sidings - Longhirst signal 155
56114 (1) Longhirst signal 155 - Butterwell (through bunker) - Ashington
47625 (2) Ashington - Alcan Jn - Lynemouth Colliery
56114 (1) Lynemouth Colliery - Alcan Jn
47625 (2) Alcan Jn - Alcan Aluminium Works
56114 (1) Alcan Aluminium Works - Alcan Jn - Ashington Jn - Marchey's House Jn - Winning Crossing Jn - Blyth Alcan Import Terminal
47625 (2) Blyth Alcan Import Terminal - Freemans SB
56114 (1) Freemans SB - Blyth Power Station
47625 (2) Blyth Power Station - Winning Crossing Jn - West Sleekburn Jn - Bedlington Jn - Newsham Jn
56114 (1) Newsham Jn - Bates Staithes
47625 (2) Bates Staithes - Newsham Jn
47625 Newsham Jn - Benton North Jn - Newcastle - Darlington - York - Leeds - Huddersfield - Marsden - Stalybridge - Manchester Victoria

Notes:
(1) 47625 on rear.
(2) 56114 on rear.
(3) Route originally shown as via Mirfield East, going via Bradford Interchange was possibly a diversion from booked route as there was no booked time given in the timings below.

Sources : Paul Griffin (joined/left at Sheffield), Chris Wall, Howard Harrison & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Howard Harrison & LASERman)

Miles Location Booked Actual
0 Manchester Victoria 07.55d 07.55
? Thorpes Bridge Jn 08/01 ?
? Castleton East Jn 08/09 ?
10 Rochdale 08/12 08/18
? Todmorden 08/20 ?
? Hebden Bridge 08/29 ?
? Milner Royd Jn 08/36 ?
? Heaton Lodge Jn 08/45 DIV
? Mirfield East Jn 08/47 DIV
? Morley 08/54 DIV
40 Bradford Interchange ? 09.07 ~ 09.18
49 Leeds 09.05a ~ 09.08d 09.35 ~ 09.38
? Cross Gates 09/16 ?
? Micklefield 09/21 ?
? Church Fenton 09/25 ?
75 York 09.38a ~ 09.40d 10.04 ~ 10.07 [P5]
? Skelton Jn 09/43 ?
? Tollerton 09/49 ?
? Thirsk 09/57 10/27
105 Northallerton 10/02 10/31
119 Darlington 10.13a ~ 10.15d 10.42 ~ 10.44
? Ferryhill South Jn 10/26 10/55
? Tursdale Jn 10/28 ?
? Durham 10/33 11/02
? King Edward Bridge Jn ? 11/14
155 Newcastle 10.55a ~ 11.00d 11.16 ~ 11.20 [P8]
172 Morpeth 11/18 11/39
178 Widdrington Sidings 11L26 ~ 11L56 11.50 ~ 12.13
179 Widdrington Opencast 12.08 ~ 12.13 12.20 ~ 12.31
180 Widdrington Sidings 12.25 ~ 12.30 12.43 ~ 13.02
184 Longhirst sig. 155 12.37 ~ 12.42 13.11 ~ 13.14
185 Butterwell 12/46 13.23a ~ 13.30d
189 Ashington Jn 13.00a ~ 13.05 13.44 ~ 13.48
192 Lynemouth Colliery 13.30 ~ 13.35 14.12 ~ 14.12
193 Alcan Jn ? 14.20 ~ 14.20
194 British Alcan Works 13.55 ~ 14.00 14.31 ~ 14.34
197 Ashington Jn 14/21 14/58
? Marchey's House Jn 14/28 15/03
? Winning Crossing Jn 14/30 ?
203 Blyth Alcan Import Terminal 14.40 ~ 14.45 15.18 ~ 15.19
205 Freemans SB ? 15.30a ~ 15.31d
206 Blyth Power Station 15.10 ~ 15.20 15.37 ~ 15.37
208 West Sleekburn Jn 15/37 15/46
? Bedlington Jn 15/40 ?
212 Newsham Jn 15.45 ~ 15.50 15.57 ~ 16.07
214 Bates Staithes 16.00 ~ 16.05 16.21 ~ 16.24
216 Newsham Jn 16L15 ~ 16L25 16.35 ~ 16.35
224 Benton Jn 16/46 16/58
229 Newcastle 16.53a ~ 16.55d 17.08 ~ 17.11 [P6]
? King Edward Bridge Jn ? 17/14
243 Durham 17/09 17/32
? Tursdale Jn 17/15 ?
? Ferryhill South Jn 17/17 ?
265 Darlington 17.27a ~ 17.29d 17.54 ~ 17.56
279 Northallerton 17/40 18/07
287 Thirsk 17/45 18.15a ~ 18.19d
? Tollerton 17/54 ?
309 York 18.06a ~ 18.10d 18.37 ~ 18.40 [P3]
? Church Fenton 18/21 ?
? Micklefield 18/26 ?
? Cross Gates 18/30 ?
334 Leeds 18.41a ~ 18.43d 19.05 ~ 19.08
? Morley 18/49 ?
? Mirfield East Jn 18/56 ?
? Heaton Lodge Jn 18/58 ?
352 Huddersfield 19/04 19/42
? Marsden 19/14 ?
? Diggle Jn 19/19 ?
? Greenfield 19/22 ?
? Stalybridge 19/28 ?
? Ashton Moss North Jn 19/32 ?
? Philips Park Jn 19/40 ?
378 Manchester Victoria 19.45a 20.20


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