28th June 1997

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Geordie Experience

Loco Used 90020 'Sir Michael Heron'
Stock Used 99000+5027+4986+4999+5007+5023+5037+17023+1696+3143+3127+3114+1679+3123
T&W Units 4012 & 4083

Route : 1Z49 throughout

Loco Route
90020 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Newcastle
90020 Newcastle - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Route (optional T&W tour) : T151 throughout

Units Route
4083 + 4012 Central - Pelaw - South Shields Sidings
4012 + 4083 South Shields Sidings - (via Pelaw Refuge loop) - Pelaw - Central - Jesmond - South Gosforth - Benton - Benton Reversing Siding
4083 + 4012 Benton Reversing Siding - Benton - Gosforth East Jn - Regent Centre East Jn - Newcastle Airport
4012 + 4083 Newcastle Airport - South Gosforth - Manors - Stoddart St Sidings
4083 + 4012 Stoddart St Sidings - Manors - St James
4012 + 4083 St James - Manors - North Shields Bay Platform
4083 + 4012 North Shields Bay Platform - Bagnall's Siding
4012 + 4083 Bagnall's Siding - North Shields - Whitely Bay - (via Monkseaton loop) - Monkseaton - Benton - South Gosforth - Central


4012 & 4083 during the break at Newcastle Airport (photo: Gary Thornton)


90020 waits departure time in the rain at Newcastle (photo: Gary Thornton)

Sources : Gary Thornton & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gary Thornton & LASERman)

M.C Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
0.00 Kings Cross 08.33d 08.34 [P1] 21.13a 21/02
2.41 Finsbury Park 08/37 08/38 21/03 20/58
4.78 Alexandra Palace 08/39 08/40 20/58 20/55
12.57 Potters Bar 08.45a ~ 08.47d 08.46 ~ 08.48 20.46a ~ 20.48d 20.48 ~ 20.50
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 08/53 08/54 20/41 20/43
23.73 Woolmer Green 08/55 08/56 20/38 20/40
27.45 Stevenage 08.59a ~ 09.01d 09.00 ~ 09.02 20.29a ~ 20.32d 20.34 ~ 20.35
31.74 Hitchin 09/05 09/08 20/25 20/31
44.10 Sandy 09/16 09/19 20/15 20/23
58.70 Huntingdon 09/27 09/30 20/06 20/15
69.26 Holme LC 09/34 09/36 20/00 20/09
76.29 Peterborough 09.49a ~ 09.51d 09.52 ~ 09.54 19.51a ~ 19.53d 19.59 ~ 20.02
84.64 Tallington Jn 09/58 10/01 19/43 19/52
99.61 Stoke Tunnel 10/07 10/11 19/34 19/44
105.38 Grantham 10/10 10/14 19/31 19/40
109.56 Barkston South Jn 10/13 10/16 19/28 19/38
120.08 Newark North Gate 10/20 10/23 19/22 19/32
138.49 Retford 10/31 10/35 19/11 19/19
152.00 Loversall Carr Jn 10/39 10/43 19/03 19/11
155.77 Doncaster 10/42 10.47a ~ 10.50d 19/00 19/08
160.16 Shaftholme Jn 10/45 10/54 18/58 19/06
169.16 Temple Hirst Jn 10/50 10/59 18/50 19/00
174.75 Hambleton North Jn 10/54 11/03 18/47 18/57
182.79 Colton Jn 10/59 11/07 18/42 18/52
188.40 York 11.05a ~ 11.07d 11.16 ~ 11.20 18.34a ~ 18.36d 18.43 ~ 18.47
190.11 Skelton Jn 11/09 11/22 18/31 18/37
198.00 Tollerton 11/14 11/28 18/26 18/32
210.56 Thirsk 11/21 11/35 18/11 (18/26)
218.36 Northallerton 11/29 11/40 18/14 18/20
232.50 Darlington 11/38 11/51 18/05 18/11
244.57 Ferryhill South Jn 11/48 12/01 17/58 18/03
254.53 Durham 11.56a ~ 11.57d 12.10a ~ 12.12d 17.48a ~ 17.50d 17.50 ~ 17.54
268.02 King Edward Bridge South Jn 12/19 12/23 17/38 17/29
268.56 Newcastle 12.25a 12.25 17.36d 17.36

Timings (T&W Tour)

km Location Booked Actual
0.000 Central 12.52d 12.54
6.594 Pelaw 13/00 13/02
8.697 Hebburn 13x03a ~ 13x06d 13.06 ~ 13.07
10.813 Jarrow 13/08 13/09
12.661 Bede 13/10 13/11
17.386 South Shields 13.16a ~ 13.17d 13.17 ~ 13.18
17.664 South Shields Sidings 13.18a ~ 13.24d 13.19 ~ 13.21
17.942 South Shields 13/25 13/25
22.667 Bede 13/32 13/32
24.515 Jarrow 13/34 13.34a ~ 13.36d
26.631 Hebburn 13/36 13/38
28.734 13/40 13/40 13/44
35.845 Monument 13/50 13/51
39.787 South Gosforth 13/58 13/58
41.136 Long Benton 14/00 14/00
42.790 Benton 14/03 14.03a ~ 14.04d
43.720 Benton Reversing Sidings 14.04a ~ 14.08d 14.05 ~ 14.07
43.750 Long Benton 14/12 14/11
45.749 Regent Centre 14/21 14/21
52.920 Airport 14.33a ~ 15.15d 14.36 ~ 15.16 [P2]
60.091 Regent Centre 15/27 15/29
61.404 South Gosforth 15/33 15.41a ~ 15.42d
65.136 Manors 15/40 15/45
65.752 Stoddart Street Sidings 15.41a ~ 15.47d 15.49 ~ 15.49
66.368 Manors 15/48 15/51
67.453 St James 15.50a ~ 15.56d 15.54 ~ 15.58
68.538 Manors 15/58 16/00
73.909 Wallsend 16/07 16.07a ~ 16.08d
79.630 North Shields Bay Platform 16.16a ~ 16.20d 16.19 ~ 16.25
80.188 Bagnall's Siding 16.21a ~ 16.26d 16.27 ~ 16.27
80.840 North Shields 16/27 16.29a ~ 16.30d
85.338 Whitley Bay 16/33 16/40
86.387 Monkseaton 16/36 16/43
94.424 Benton 16/45 16/45
97.427 South Gosforth 16/50 16/50
101.369 Monument 16/58 16/56
101.886 Central 16.59a 16.57


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