12th February 1994

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Red Cabbage

Locos Used 47626, 56118, 90018 & 90023
Stock Used 4993+4959+5005+5023+17169+17170+1853+5007+4998+4938+4977

Route : 1G72 throughout

Loco(s) Route
90018 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
47626 York - Skelton Jn - Tollerton - Thirsk - Longlands Jn - (3) Northallerton (3) - Eaglescliffe - Stockton Cut Jn - Bowesfield Jn - Thornaby East Jn - Tees Yard Down Goods No 2
47626 (1) Tees Yard Down Goods No 2 - Newport East Jn - Middlesborough - Whitehouse Jn - South Bank - (via Arrival Line) - Redcar Mineral Terminal (end of limestone RR loop, via centre line through bunker both ways)
56118 (2) Redcar Mineral Terminal (via out & departure line) - South Bank - Middlesborough - Thornaby - Bowesfield Jn - Hartburn Jn - Norton-on-Tees South Jn - Norton-on-Tees East Jn - Billingham Jn - Seal Sands Branch Jn
47626 (1) Seal Sands Branch Jn - Billingham Jn
56118 (2) Billingham Jn - Billingham - Seaton Snook Jn - (4) Cliff House (4)
47626 (1) Cliff House - Seaton Snook Jn - Hartlepool Power Station
56118 (2) Hartlepool Power Station - Seaton Snook Jn - Seaton Carew - Hartlepool - Seaham - Ryhope Grange Jn - Sunderland South Dock
47626 (1) Sunderland South Dock - Ryhope Grange Jn
56118 (2) Ryhope Grange Jn - Sunderland - Seaburn - East Bolden - Boldon East Jn - Tyne Dock Coal Terminal
47626 (1) Tyne Dock Terminal - Boldon West Jn - Pelaw Jn - Park Lane Jn - High Level Bridge Jn - Newcastle
90023 Newcastle - Darlington (Up Main) - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 56118 on rear.
(2) 47626 on rear.
(3) Was booked via Boroughbridge Road LC but went via station instead.
(4) Booked reversal was at Seaton Snook Jn.

Sources : Alan Costello, Dave Burbridge & Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Janet Cottrell)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Cross 07.30d ?   21.45a ? 587.66
2.41 Finsbury Park 07/34 ?   21/35 ? 585.25
4.78 Alexandra Palace 07/36 ?   ? ? ?
12.57 Potters Bar 07.42a ~ 07.44d ?   21.26a ~ 21.28d ? 575.09
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 07/49 ?   21/20 ? 567.41
23.73 Woolmer Green Jn 07/54 ?   ? ? ?
27.45 Stevenage 07.57a ~ 07.59d ??.?? ~ 08.00   21.12a ~ 21.14d 21.12 ~ ??.?? 560.21
31.74 Hitchin 08/03 08/04   21/04 ? 555.72
44.10 Sandy 08/10 ?   20/51 ? 543.56
58.70 Huntingdon 08/21 08/20   20/42 ? 528.76
69.26 Holme 08/27 08/26   ? ? ?
76.29 Peterborough 08.33a ~ 08.36d 08.33 ~ 08.37   20.21a ~ 20.24d 20.22 ~ 20.23 511.37
84.64 Tallington Jn 08/43 08/44   20/14 20/13 503.02
99.61 Stoke Jn 08/53 ?   19/59 20/01 488.05
105.38 Grantham 08/57 08/57   19/54 19/58 482.28
109.58 Barkston South Jn 08/59 ?   19/51 ? 478.10
120.08 Newark Northgate 09/05 09/07   19/45 19/47 467.58
138.49 Retford 09/15 ?   19/34 19/36 449.17
152.00 Loversall Carr Jn 09/23 ?   19/26 ? 435.66
155.77 Doncaster 09.27a ~ 09.30d 09.31 ~ 09.36   19.20a ~ 19.22d 19.21 ~ 19.23 431.69
160.16 Shaftholme Jn 09/34 ?   19/16 19/15 427.50
169.16 Temple Hirst Jn 09/40 ?   19/10 ? 418.50
174.75 Hambleton North Jn 09/44 ?   19/06 ? 412.71
182.79 Colton Jn 09/50 09/52   19/01 19/02 404.67
188.40 York 09L56a ~ 10L11d 09.56 ~ 10.21   18.54a ~ 18.56d 18.52 ~ 18.56 399.26
190.11 Skelton Jn 10/14 10/24   18/51 ? 397.55
198.00 Tollerton 10/22 10/32   18/46 ? 389.66
210.56 Thirsk 10/37 ?   18/38 18/38 377.10
217.31 Longlands Jn 10/47 ?   ? ? ?
218.32 Boroughbridge Road LC 10/49 DIV  
- Northallerton DIV 10/49   18/34 18/33 369.30

M.C Location Booked Actual
233.12 Eaglescliffe 11/11 11.12a ~ 11.14d
233.31
(incorrect)
Stockton Cut Jn
(1m 30ch, not 19ch, from Eaglescliffe?)
11/13 11/17
235.25 Bowesfield Jn 11/17 11/18
236.18 Thornaby East Jn 11/19 ?
237.08 Tees Yard Down Goods No.2 11L24a ~ 11L39d 11.27 ~ 11.40
238.32 Newport East Jn 11/44 11/42
240.25 Whitehouse Jn 11/54 11/49
241.69 South Bank 11/58 11/52
245.44 Redcar Mineral Terminal 12.18a ~ 12.28d 12.12 ~ 12.40
249.19 South Bank 12/48 12/55
251.59 Middlesborough 12/53 12/58
254.76 Thornaby 12/57 13/02
255.63 Bowesfield Jn 12/59 13/08
256.27 Hartburn Jn 13/03 13/09
259.04 Norton South Jn 13/10 13/13
261.02 Billingham Jn 13/13 13/16
266.03 Seal Sands Branch Jn 13.33a ~ 13.43d 13.36 ~ 13.40
271.04 Billingham Jn 14.03a ~ 14.08d 14.27 ~ 14.27
271.62 Billingham 14/10 14/28
275.75 Seaton Snook Jn 14.18a ~ 14/37
? Cliff House DIV 14.40a ~ 14.43d

did tour use the crossover at Cliff House or run wrong-line through Seaton Carew?

275.75 Seaton Snook Jn ~ 14.23d 14.48a ~ 14.50d
277.33 Hartlepool Power Station 14.33a ~ 14.50d 15.03 ~ 15.05
278.71 Seaton Snook Jn 15/05 15.12a ~ 15.16d
279.47 Seaton Carew 15/07 15/19
281.66 Hartlepool 15/12 15/23
290.46 Easington SB 15/24 15/33
294.55 Seaham 15/28 15/42
297.74 Ryhope Grange Jn 15/33 15/47
299.64 Sunderland South Dock 15.43a ~ 15.53d 16.00 ~ 16.07
301.54 Ryhope Grange Jn 16.03a ~ 16.13d 16.17 ~ 16.19
303.51 Sunderland 16/22 16/26
305.24 Seaburn 16/25 ?
307.08 East Boldon 16/28 16/32
308.51 Boldon East Jn 16/30 16/35
309.72 Tyne Dock Coal Terminal 16.45a ~ 16.55d 16.47 ~ 16.54
311.33 Boldon West Jn 17/12 17.05a ~ 17.16d
314.33 Pelaw Jn 17/16 17/21
317.05 Park Lane Jn 17/23 17/28
317.50 High Level Bridge Jn 17/25 17/30
319.10 Newcastle (P2) 17L27a ~ 17L55d 17.30 ~ 17.55
319.64 King Edward Bridge South Jn 17/57 17/58
333.13 Durham 18/07 18/07
340.33 Tursdale Jn 18/14 18/12
343.09 Ferryhill South Jn 18/16 18/14
355.16 Darlington 18/25 18/24

Timings continue in first table.

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