27th August 1995

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Crewe Missile

Loco Used 56049

Route : 1T56 throughout

Loco Route
56049 Euston - (via WCML) - Milton Keynes Central - Northampton - Rugby - (via WCML) - Crewe
56049 Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Euston

Notes :
(1) Whilst at Crewe the tour stock and 56049 was used on another mini-tour - 'The Lyme Chordial'.

Source : Gary Thornton (joined/left train at Northampton)

Photo Review


56049 is readied for departure at the start of the day (photo: Nick Blyth)


56049 pulls into Northampton (photo: Gary Thornton)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gary Thornton)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Euston 09.15d ?   21.20a ?
5.65 Willesden West London Jn 09/22 ?   21/09 ?
11.30 Harrow & Wealdstone 09/28 ?   21/05 ?
17.35 Watford Junction 09.35a ~ 09.36d ?   20.42a ~ 20.44d ?
31.53 Tring 09/51 ?   20/30 ?
38.16 Ledburn Jn 10/00 ?   20/24 ?
46.46 Bletchley 10/12 ?   20/17 ?
49.65 Milton Keynes Central 10.15a ~ 10.16d ?   20.08a ~ 20.10d ?
56.47 Hanslope Jn 10/27 ?   20/02 ?
65.68 Northampton 10.37a ~ 10.38d 11.08 ~ 11.11   19.48a ~ 19.50d 19.44 ~ 19.45
75.37 Long Buckby 10/50 11/21   19/38 19/30
84.67 Rugby 10/59 11/30   19/26 19/19
99.37 Nuneaton 11/11 11/43   19/12 19/06
112.37 Tamworth LL 11/21 11/56   19/01 18/56
118.50 Lichfield TV 11/25 12/01   18/56 18/52
123.58 Armitage Jn 11/30 12/05   18/51 18/48
129.35 Colwich Jn 11/34 12/10   18/46 18/44
135.70 Stafford 11/39 12/15   18/41 18/37
141.19 Norton Bridge 11/43 12/22   18/36 18/29
152.21 Madeley Jn 11/54 12/31   18/20 18/20
158.43 Basford Hall Jn 12/01 12/36   18/16 18/15
160.27 Crewe 12.20a 12.40   18.10d 18.10


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