26th June 1994

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The Hope Valley Centenarian(s)

Locos Used 31421 & steam: 46441
Stock Used 6x mark 1's & 1x mark 2

Route :
1Z63 : 08.20 Bolton to Sheffield
1Z64 : 12.15 Sheffield to Manchester Victoria
1Z69 : 15.44 Manchester Victoria to Sheffield
1Z70 : 18.54 Sheffield to Bolton

Headcode Loco(s) Route
1Z63 ?46441 (2)? Bolton - Salford Crescent - Deal Street - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Philips Park No.1 - Guide Bridge - Romiley - New Mills Central - Chinley North Jn - Edale - Dore West Jn - Sheffield
1Z64 ?46441 (2)? Sheffield - Dore West Jn - Edale - Chinley North Jn - New Mills Central - Romiley - Guide Bridge - Philips Park No.1 - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria
1Z69 ?46441 (2)? Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Philips Park No.1 - Guide Bridge - Romiley - New Mills Central - Chinley North Jn - Edale - Dore West Jn - Sheffield
1Z70 46441 (2) Sheffield - Dore West Jn - Edale (3) - Chinley North Jn - New Mills Central - Romiley - Guide Bridge - Philips Park No.1 - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria (4) - Bolton

Notes :
(1)
The original intention was to use a larger locomotive, e.g. Jubilee, but clearances on the route necessitated the use of the Ivatt Class 2
(2) 31421 on rear for ETH and power assistance.
(3) 31421 assisted upon departure.
(4) 46441 was hand-coaled.
(5) Route & traction confirmation required for 1Z63, 1Z64 & 1Z69.

Source : Chris Plumb (travelled on 1Z70)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Chris Plumb)

1Z70

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Sheffield 18.54d 20.18
Dore West Jn 19/07 20/32
Totley Tunnel East 19/09 20/36
Grindleford 19/15 20/42
Earles Sidings 19/22 20/51
Edale 19w29 ~ 19w39 21.01 ~ 21.07
Chinley North Jn 19/48 ?
New Mills South Jn 19/54 21/21
New Mills Central 19/58 21/23
Marple Wharf Jn 20/05 21/30
Romiley 20/08 21/32
Woodley 20/12 21/35
Hyde Jn 20/18 21/43
Guide Bridge 20/24 21/46
Ashburys 20/30 21/52
Philips Park No.1 20/38 21/59
Miles Platting 20/40 22/01
Manchester Victoria 20.45a ~ 20.49d 22.05 ~ 22.21
Deal Street 20/51 ?
Salford Crescent 20/55 22/27
Bolton 21.09a 22.41


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