18th November 1995

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Boulby Prize

Locos Used BSC; 258 'Grinkle' & 269 'Longacres', 47783, 56108 & 87101
Stock Used booked for load 13

Route : 1Z49 throughout

Loco(s) Route
87101 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
47783 York - Thirsk - Boroughbridge Road Jn - Eaglescliffe - Thornaby East Jn - Tees New Yard
47783 (1) Tees New Yard - Middlesborough - Redcar Central - Saltburn West Jn - Boulby Potash Mine
56108 (2) Boulby Potash Mine - Saltburn West Jn - Redcar Central - Beam Mill Jn
47783 (1) Beam Mill Jn - BS Lackenby No. 3 Grid
258 (3) Lackenby No. 3 Grid No. 4 Grid East headshunt (0m 42ch)
269 (4) No. 4 Grid East headshunt Main Gate (0m 68ch)
258 (3) Main Gate No. 1 Blast Furnace (2m 18ch)
269 (4) No. 1 Blast Furnace Main Gate (2m 19ch)
258 (3) Main Gate - No. 4 Grid East headshunt (0m 68ch)
269 (4) No. 4 Grid East headshunt BSC Lackenby No. 3 Grid (0m 42ch)
47783 BS Lackenby No. 3 Grid - Middlesborough - Thornaby East Jn - Eaglescliffe - Boroughbridge Road LC - Thirsk - York
87101 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 56108 on rear.
(2) 47783 on rear.
(3) 269 on rear.
(4) 258 on rear.
(5) BSC Loco build details:
258 'GRINKLE' : GEC Traction, Vulcan Foundry No. 5427 (1977)
269 'LONGACRES' : GEC Traction, Vulcan Foundry No. 5466 (1977)

Sources : Gary Thornton (joined/left train at Peterborough), Janet Cottrell & Rob Fraser

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gary Thornton & Janet Cottrell)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Cross 07.30d ?   21.38a ? 527.77
? Holloway South Jn ? ?   21/35 ? 526.33
2.41 Finsbury Park 07/34 ?   21/33 ? 525.35
4.78 Alexandra Palace 07/36 ?   21/30 ? 522.78
12.57 Potters Bar 07.42a ~ 07.44d ?   21.23a ~ 21.25d ? 515.19
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 07/50 ?   21/18 ? 507.52
23.73 Woolmer Green Jn 07/52 ?   21/15 ? 504.04
27.45 Stevenage 07.55a ~ 07.57d ??.?? ~ 08.14   21.04a ~ 21.06d ? 500.32
31.74 Hitchin 08/01 08/20   21/00 ? 496.03
44.10 Sandy 08/09 08/32   20/53 ? 483.67
58.70 Huntingdon 08/18 08/38   20/44 ? 469.07
69.26 Holme 08/27 ?   ? ? ?
76.29 Peterborough 08.36a ~ 08.39d 08.51 ~ 08.54   20.29a ~ 20.31d 21.06 ~ ??.?? 451.48
84.64 Tallington Jn 08/49 09/04   20/18 20/53 443.13
99.61 Stoke Jn 09/06 09/21   20/09 20/41 428.16
105.38 Grantham 09.11a ~ 09.13d 09.26 ~ 09.27   20.02a ~ 20.04d 20.32 ~ 20.34 422.39
109.56 Barkston South Jn 09/17 09/32   19/58 20/28 418.21
120.08 Newark Northgate 09/24 09/38   19/52 20/21 407.69
138.49 Retford 09/35 09/50   19/41 20/11 389.28
152.00 Loversall Carr Jn 09/43 09/58   19/33 20/02 375.77
155.77 Doncaster 09/45 10/00   19/30 20/00 372.00
160.16 Shaftholme Jn 09/49 10/03   19/28 19/57 367.61
169.16 Temple Hirst Jn 09/56 10/08   19/22 19/52 358.61
174.75 Hambleton North Jn 10/01 10/12   19/19 19/48 353.02
182.79 Colton Jn 10/07 10/17   19/14 19/43 344.78
188.40 York 10L13a ~ 10L48d 10.23 ~ 10.48   18L36a ~ 19L08d 18.41 ~ 19.38 339.37
190.11 Skelton Jn 10/51 10/52   18/33 18/38 337.66
198.00 Tollerton Jn 10/59 11/03   18/25 18/28 329.77
210.56 Thirsk 11/11 11/14   18/13 18/16 317.21
218.32 Boroughbridge Road LC 11/17 11/24   18/02 18/06 309.57
233.12 Eaglescliffe 11/32 11/44   17/42 17/44 294.78
236.18 Thornaby East Jn 11/39 11/51   17/35 17/40 191.72

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
237.08 Tees New Yard 11L42 ~ 12L12 11.59 ~ 12.11
240.25 Whitehouse Jn 12/30 12/24
241.60 South Bank Jn 12/37 12/28
242.70 Grangetown 12/47 12/35
247.13 Redcar Central 12/55 12/46
251.34 Saltburn West Jn 13/03 12/55
262.79 Boulby Potash Mine 13.30 ~ 13.40 13.44 ~ 13.48
274.44 Saltburn West Jn 14/08 14/30
278.65 Redcar Central 14/18 14/40
282.53 Grangetown Jn 14/26 14/47
283.46 Beam Mill Jn 14.28 ~ 14.33 14.50 ~ 14.51
284.52 BS Lackenby Works 14L40 ~ 17L10 14.58 ~ 17.06
286.25 South Bank Jn 17/22 17/16
288.61 Middlesborough 17/29 17.22 ~ 17.33

Timings continue in first table.

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