1st March 1964

Home Counties Railway Society
Derby & Burton Special

Loco Used 35003 'Royal Mail Lines'

Route : at least 1T05

Loco Route
35003 London St Pancras - (via MML) - Trent - Spondon Jn - Chaddesden South Jn - Derby - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent
35003 Burton-on-Trent - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) For works visit in Derby plus shed visits at Derby & Burton-on-Trent.
(2) Formed in 1955 and originally known as the 'Middlesex Loco Spotters Club', their name was changed in the late 1950's to the 'Home Counties Railway Club' then in January 1963 it changed again, to the 'Home Counties Railway Society'.
(3) 35003
was photographed at Elstree carrying headcode 1T05 - was this headcode used throughout?

Sources : John Clifford, Trevor Davis, Ron Walker, John Debens & Steve Armitage

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Debens)

Miles Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual Miles
0 St Pancras 08.25d ?   19.35a 20.01 139
3 Finchley Road 08/33 ?   19/29 ? 135
5 Cricklewood 08/36 [LL] 08/37   19/25 [FL] ? 133
7 Hendon 08/39 ?   19/22 ? 132
12 Elstree 08/45 ?   19/14 [SL] ? 126
20 St Albans 08/54 08/58   19/06 ? 119
24 Harpenden 09/02 [FL] ?   19/00 ? 114
30 Luton 09/08 ?   18/55 ? 109
40 Flitwick 09/18 ?   18/42 ? 99
? Bedford South ? ?   18w20 ~ 18w26 18.40 ~ 18.49 89
50 Bedford North 09w26 ~ 09w32 09.27 ~ ??.??   ? ? ?
59 Sharnbrook Summit 09/46 ?   18/08 ? 79
65 Wellingborough 09/55 ?   18/00 ? 75
70 Kettering Jn 10/02 [SL] ?   17/50 ? 70
72 Kettering 10/05 ?   17/47 [ML] ? 68
75 Glendon North Jn 10/11 10/09   17/40 [SL] ? 65
78 Desborough North 10/16 ?   17/34 ? 62
83 Market Harborough 10/21 ?   17/27 ? 56
89 Kibworth 10/29 ?   17/20 ? 50
95 Wigston 10/35 ?   17/11 ? 44
99 Leicester London Road 10w40 ~ 10w46 10.57 ~ ??.??   16w57 ~ 17w05 16.58 ~ ??.?? 40
? Syston ? ?   16/50 ? 35
103 Syston South Jn 10/54 [2nd DPL] ?   ? ? ?
? Syston North Jn 10/56 [GL] ?   ? ? ?
115 Loughborough 11/18 [ML] ?   16/40 ? 28
119 Sheet Stores Jn 11/36 ?   16/38 ? 19
126 Spondon Jn 11/47 ?   16/20 ? 13
127 Chaddeston South Jn 11/50 ?   16/17 ? 11
128 Derby Midland [GL] 11.55a ~ 14.00d 11.49 ~ ??.??   16/07 [ML] 16/06 10
133 Stenson Jn 14/18 ?   15/49 [GL] ? 6
139 Burton-on-Trent 14.26a ?   15.40d 15.46 0

   
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