29th August 1989

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Blyth Spirit

Locos Used 47406 & 86233

Route :

Loco Route
86233

London Kings Cross - (via ECML) Doncaster Adwick Jn Hare Park Jn Wakefield Westgate Leeds

47406

Leeds Methley Jn Milford Jn Church Fenton York Longlands Jn Boroughbridge Jn Eaglescliffe Ferryhill South Jn Tursdale Jn Penshaw Pelaw Jn King Edward Bridge North Jn Newcastle Morpeth Bedlington Jn Benton Quarry Jn - Newcastle King Edward Bridge North Jn Sunderland Seaham Billingham Stockton - Eaglescliffe Northallerton - Longlands Jn York

47406

York Skelton Jn Harrogate - Leeds

86233

Leeds (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross


47406 departs from Newcastle northwards (photo: Gary Thornton)

Source : Martin Pettit (joined/left the train at Potters Bar)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Cross 07.40d ?   21.44a ? 654.35
2.41 Finsbury Park 07/45 ?   21/39 ? 651.74
4.78 Alexandra Palace 07/48 ?   21/36 ? 649.37
12.57 Potters Bar 07.55a ~ 07.56d ?   21.28 ~ 21.29d ? 641.58
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 08/05 ?   21/23 ? 634.10
27.45 Stevenage 08.15a ~ 08.16d ??.?? ~ 08.23   21.16a ~ 21.17d 22.25 ~ ??.?? 626.70
31.74 Hitchin 08/22 08/29   21/12 22/21 622.41
44.10 Sandy 08/33 08/39   21/03 22/13 610.25
58.70 Huntingdon 08/43 08/50   20/53 22/03 595.45
76.29 Peterborough 08.57a ~ 08.58d 09.04 ~ 09.06   20.39a ~ 20.40d 21.48 ~ 21.50 578.06
84.64 Tallington 09/06 09/14   20/30 ? 569.51
99.61 Stoke Summit 09/16 09/23   20/21 21/29 554.54
105.38 Grantham 09.21a ~ 09.22d 09.28 ~ 09.30   20.13a ~ 20.14d 21.21 ~ 21.23 548.77
109.56 Barkston South Jn 09/26 09/34   20/09 ? 544.59
120.08 Newark Northgate 09/33 09/41   20/03 21.03a ~ 21.07d 534.27
138.49 Retford 09/46 09/52   19/53 20/46 515.66
155.77 Doncaster 09/58 ?   19/41 20/31 498.38
160.65 Adwick Jn 10/04 10/09   19/37 20/24 493.50
165.74 South Kirkby Jn 10/09 10/13   19/33 20/20 488.41
171.73 Hare Park Jn 10/15 10/20   19/28 20/15 482.42
175.65 Wakefield Westgate 10/22 10/24   19/23 20/11 478.50
185.01 Holbeck (West) Jn 10/29 10/33   19/11 20/00 469.34
185.70 Leeds 10L32a ~ 10L44d 10.38 ~ 10.47   18L56a ~ 19L08d 19.39 ~ 19.56 468.65

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
194.34 Methley Jn 10/58 11/10
195.45 Whitwood Jn 11/02 11/13
202.42 Milford Jn 11/13 11/23
206.71 Church Fenton 11/18 11/28
217.49 York 11c30a ~ 11c32d 11.40 ~ 12.05
219.20 Skelton Jn 11/35 12/10
239.65 Thirsk 11/51 12/25
246.40 Longlands Jn 11/58 12/31
247.41 Boroughbridge Road Jn 12/00 12/33
262.21 Eaglescliffe 12/23 13/01
264.34 Hartburn Jn 12/26 13/03
265.24 Stockton 12/28 13.06a ~ 13.08d
267.11 Norton South Jn 12/32 13/13
278.03 Ferryhill South Jn 12/51 13/31
280.59 Tursdale Jn 12/55 13/34
? Penshaw 13/11 ?
? Washington 13/13 14/01
299.05 Pelaw Jn 13/20 14/11
302.52 King Edward Bridge North Jn 13/27 14/19
303.11 Newcastle Central 13c30a ~ 13c35d 14.21 ~ 14.24
319.61 Morpeth 13/55 14.50a ~ 15.12d
324.16 Bedlington Crossing 14/02 ?
335.52 Benton Quarry Jn 14/25 15/49
339.76 Newcastle Central 14.44a ~ 15.04d 15.57 ~ 16.00
340.35 King Edward Bridge North Jn 15/08 16/02
344.02 Pelaw Jn 15/15 16/08
352.38 Sunderland 15/26 16/18
357.54 Seaham 15/33 16/27
361.63 Easington 15/38 16/33
370.43 Hartlepool 15/50 16/43
377.51 Billingham 16/03 16/55
380.27 Norton South Jn 16/07 16/59
382.14 Stockton 16/10 17/02
383.04 Hartburn Jn 16/12 17/04
384.78 Eaglescliffe North Jn 16/18 17/05
385.17 Eaglescliffe 16/20 17/06
399.68 Northallerton 16/41 17/30
400.73 Longlands Jn 16/44 17/32
407.48 Thirsk 16/52 17/39
428.13 Skelton Jn 17/07 18/04
429.64 York 17.15a ~ 17.40d 18.08 ~ 18.32
431.34 Skelton Jn 17/47 18/36
432.58 Poppleton 17/50 18/44
438.45 Hammerton 17/58 18/51
440.04 Cattal 18/02 18/55
446.38 Knaresborough 18/11 19/03
450.22 Harrogate 18.19a ~ 18.25d 19.12 ~ 19.13
? Rigton 18/34 19/21
462.65 Horsforth 18/44 19/30
467.32 Wortley Jn 18/52 19/35
467.77 Whitehall Jn 18/54 19/36

Timings continue in first table.

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