16th April 1988

InterCity VIP Charters
(in conjunction with Hertfordshire Railtours)
The Class 40 Farewell

Locos Used 40122 (running as D200) & 47522
Stock Used Set BN92 formed; 3133+3120+1667+3119+3118+3115+1663+3111+3107+17093

Route : 1G20 throughout

Loco Route
40122 London Liverpool St - (via GEML) - Norwich
40122 Norwich - Thetford - Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - York
47522 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) The tour itinerary referred to this tour as 'D200 The Final Journey', D200 passing into preservation at the National Railway Museum.
(2) Return route confirmation required (i.e. York to London with 47522) - above is from booked timings.

Sources : Richard Spedding, Harry Harper, Ian McDonald & John Broderick

Photo Review


D200 passing through Tuxford (photo: Kevin Law)


D200 passes Holgate Sidings approaching York (photo: Paul Braybrook)


47522 approaches Copmanthorpe on the return (photo: Paul Braybrook)


Ian McDonald's ticket.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Steve Clark)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 Liverpool Street 09.58d
1.10 Bethnal Green 10/01
4.03 Stratford 10/05
13.41 Gidea Park 10/14
20.16 Shenfield 10/21
29.65 Chelmsford 10/30
38.48 Witham 10/38
46.49 Marks Tey 10/45
51.52 Colchester 10/50
59.35 Manningtree 10/56
68.59 Ipswich 11c07 ~ 11c09
82.79 Haughley Jn 11/24
95.04 Diss 11/38
113.68 Trowse Lower Jn 11/55
114.31 Swingbridge Jn 11/55
114.77 Norwich 11.58a ~ 12.25d
115.43 Swingbridge Jn 12/27
116.06 Trowse Lower Jn 12/27
125.14 Wymondham 12/40
145.36 Thetford 13/00
152.54 Brandon 13/08
167.14 Ely North Jn 13/28
168.19 Ely West Jn 13/29
181.56 March 13c47 ~ 13c49
190.41 Whittlesea 14/00
196.50 Peterborough 14c10 ~ 14c12
205.05 Tallington 14/24
220.02 Stoke Summit 14/46
225.59 Grantham 15/54
239.77 Barkston South Jn 14/58
240.29 Newark North Gate 15*07 ~ 15*11
258.70 Retford 15/30
276.18 Doncaster 15c50 ~ 15c52
280.37 Shaftholme Jn 15/58
289.37 Temple Hirst Jn 16/05
295.16 Hambleton North Jn 16/10
303.20 Colton Jn 16/23
308.61 York 16L30a ~ 17L48d
314.22 Colton Jn 17/55
322.26 Hambleton North Jn 18/01
328.05 Temple Hirst Jn 18/05
337.05 Shaftholme Jn 18/13
341.24 Doncaster 18c18 ~ 18c20
358.52 Retford 18/38
377.13 Newark North Gate 18/51
387.45 Barkston South Jn 18/58
391.63 Grantham 19/02
397.40 Stoke Summit 19/15
412.37 Tallington 19/29
420.72 Peterborough 19/37
428.31 Huntingdon 19/52
453.11 Sandy 20/02
465.27 Hitchin 20/15
469.56 Stevenage 20*20 ~ 20*21
473.28 Woolmer Green 20/26
484.44 Potters Bar 20/34
492.23 Alexandra Palace 20/42
494.60 Finsbury Park 20/44
497.21 Kings Cross 20.48a


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