21st January 1989

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Ilkley & Worth Valley (125 Special)
(125 Special No.13)

HST Used 43042+44067++42214+42213+42212+42211+40714+41106+41105+43107
Locos Used steam: 'Corby' (works no. 7761) & 30072

Route : 1Z28 throughout

HST/Traction Route
43042 t/t 43107

London St Pancras (via MML) Trent South Jn Toton Centre Trowell Jn Pye Bridge Jn Clay Cross South Jn Chesterfield Dore Station Jn Sheffield Wincobank Jn Barnsley Penistone Huddersfield Heaton Lodge Jn Thornhill LNW Jn Dewsbuty Holbeck East Jn Leeds

43107 t/t 43042

Leeds Apperley Jn Guiseley Jn Ilkley

43042 t/t 43107

Ilkley Guiseley Jn Shipley Keighley

30072 + 'Corby' Keighley Haworth Oxenhope
'Corby' + 30072 Oxenhope Haworth Keighley
43107 t/t 43042

Keighley Guiseley Jn Apperley Jn Whitehall Jn Engine Shed Jn Altofts Jn Normanton Turners Lane Jn Hare Park Jn South Kirkby Jn Moorthorpe Aldwarke Jn Rotherham Masborough Beighton Jn Barrow Hill Jn Tapton Jn (reverse of outward route) London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) The stock for the K&WVR special working for the tour participants was advertised to comprise 'former Kings Cross Suburban "block end" stock (a nostalgic treat for any GN commuters with us today) to include 2BS, 2SLO and an S'.


43107 seen during a photostop at Penistone (photo: Nick Blyth)

Sources : Martin Pettit (joined/left the train at St Albans), Nick Blyth, Howard Parker & Alan Restell

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Restell & Howard Parker)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 St Pancras 07.40d ?   21.05a ? 459.24
4.00 West Hampstead 07/45 ?   21/10 ? 455.24
6.79 Hendon 07/47 ?   21/06 ? 452.25
19.71 St Albans 07.55a ~ 07.56d ?   20.55a ~ 20.57d ? 439.33
30.19 Luton 08.05a ~ 08.06d ?   20.44a ~ 20.46d ? 429.05
40.24 Flitwick 08/13 ?   20/33 ? 419.00
49.65 Bedford 08.21a ~ 08.22 ?   20.24a ~ 20.26d ? 409.39
56.45 Sharnbrook 08/28 ?   20/16 ? 402.59
65.11 Wellingborough 08/34 ?   20/09 ? 394.13
72.01 Kettering 08/39 ?   20/04 ? 387.23
82.74 Market Harborough 08/46 ?   19/56 ? 376.30
95.71 Wigston North Jn 08/56 ?   19/47 ? 363.33
99.07 Leicester 09.00a ~ 09.02d ??.?? ~ 09.02   19.41a ~ 19.43d 19.38 ~ ??.?? 360.17
103.78 Syston South Jn 09/07 ?   19/36 ? 355.26
111.46 Loughborough 09/12 ?   19/31 19/25 347.58
119.16 Trent South Jn 09/19 09/18   19/25 19/19 340.08
133.69 Pye Bridge Jn 09/30 ?   19/05 ? 325.35
142.10 Clay Cross South Jn 09/34 09.35 ~ 09.37   18/58 ? 317.14
146.20 Chesterfield 09/40 09/40   18/54 18c49 ~ 18c53 313.04

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
151.44 Dronfield 09/45 ?
154.50 Dore Station Jn 09/48 ?
158.40 Sheffield 09c55 ~ 09c57 09.51 ~ 09.56
161.52 Wincobank Jn 10/02 ?
174.41 Barnsley 10/20 10/13
181.77 Penistone 10x40 ~ 10x50 10.27 ~ 10.48
195.33 Huddersfield 11/10 11.11 ~ 11.14
199.47 Heaton Lodge Jn 11/14 ?
201.73 Thornhill LNW Jn 11/16 ?
211.59 Holbeck East Jn 11/34 ?
212.45 Leeds 11.37 ~ 11.47 11c40 ~ 11c49
213.58 Wortley Jn 11/50 ?
219.38 Apperley Jn 11/57 ?
222.61 Guiseley 12/03 ?
228.62 Ilkley 12.35a ~ 13.35d 12.17 ~ 13.35
234.63 Guiseley 13/45 13*45 ~ 13*51
238.79 Guiseley Jn 13/51 13/57
245.40 Keighley 14.07a ~ 17.15d 14.09 ~ 17.17
252.01 Guiseley Jn 17/25 ?
255.47 Apperley Jn 17/29 ?
261.27 Wortley Jn 17/33 ?
261.72 Whitehall Jn 17/39 ?
262.24 Engine Shed Jn 17c41 ~ 17c42 17/36
271.44 Altofts Jn 17/54 17/48
274.66 Turners Lane Jn 18/02 ?
276.48 Crofton West Jn 18/06 ?
277.77 Hare Park Jn 18/10 ?
283.76 South Kirkby Jn 18/16 ?
284.48 Moorthorpe 18/18 18/13
290.50 Dearne Jn 18/30 ?
294.60 Aldwarke South Jn 18/34 18/24
303.56 Beighton Jn 18/42 ?
? Tapton Jn ? 18*40 ~ 18*48

Timings continue in first table.

K&WVR Special Train timings;

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Keighley 14.20d 16.50a
Haworth 14.36a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 16.35d
Oxenhope 14.43a 16.30d


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