26th November 1989

Institute of Mining Engineers
North Midland Railtour

Locos used 20010 & 20163
DMU Used 51862+59602+59713+53124+51394+59745+51352

Route :

Motive Power Route
DMU Derby - Stenson Jn
DMU Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Toton - Pye Bridge - Pinxton
20163 + 20010 (1) Pinxton - Bentinck Colliery
DMU Bentinck Colliery - Pinxton
DMU Pinxton - Mansfield - Shirebrook Sidings Jn - Shirebrook Colliery (2)
DMU Shirebrook Colliery - Shirebrook Sidings Jn
DMU Shirebrook Sidings Jn - Shirebrook Jn - Warsop Jn - Thoresby Colliery (3)
DMU Thoresby Colliery - Thoresby Colliery Jn 
DMU Thoresby Colliery Jn -  Clipstone East Jn - Clipstone South Jn -  Rufford Colliery Sidings
DMU Rufford Colliery Sidings - Rufford Jn
DMU Rufford  Jn - Mansfield Colliery (4)
DMU Mansfield Colliery - Rufford Jn
DMU Rufford Jn - Clipstone Branch Headshunt
DMU Headshunt - Clipstone Colliery (5)
DMU Clipstone Colliery -  Clipstone Branch Headshunt
DMU Clipstone Branch Headshunt - Rufford Jn - Clipstone South Jn - Clipstone West Jn - Shirebrook Jn - Shirebrook Depot
DMU Shirebrook Depot - Elmton & Creswell Jn -  Seymour Jn
DMU Seymour Jn - Bolsover Colliery (6)
DMU Bolsover Colliery - Seymour Jn - Tapton Jn - (via goods lines past Chesterfield Stn) - Avenue Sidings Shunting Frame
DMU Avenue Sidings SF - Headshunt
DMU Headshunt - Avenue Sidings
DMU Avenue Sidings - Avenue Carbonisation Plant (7)
DMU Avenue Carbonisation Plant - Clay Cross North Jn - Clay Cross South Jn -  Ambergate Jn - Derby

Notes :
(1) 20's piloting the DMU. The reason for the class 20's was that the previous attempt to reach Bentinck Colliery had failed and Mr Boyle would not let it happen a second time!
(2) To point beyond bunker.
(3) To end of line.
(4)
Reported as "short of weighbridge" & "200m short of colliery".
(5) Loading Pad line.
(6) To 100m past old platform.
(7) To beyond ground frame at scissors crossover.

Sources : Trevor Cockram (on train throughout), Paul Griffin, Kevin Driscoll & Chris Wall

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Dick Franklin)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Derby 08.40d 08.41
4.65 Stenson Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 08.49 ~ 08.52
17.18 Sheet Stores Jn ??/?? 09/10
? Trent ? 09/12
? Toton ? 09.16 ~ 09.17
22.74 Trowell Jn 09/18 ?
31.59 Pye Bridge Jn 09/27 09/33
? Pinxton LC ? 09.37 ~ 09.51
34.46 Bentinck Colliery 09.38 ~ 09.48 10.00 ~ 10.05
35.55 Pinxton LC 09.53 ~ 10.00 10.19 ~ 10.23
? Kirkby Summit ? 10/34
45.60 Shirebrook Sidings ??/?? 10.48 ~ 10.56
47.20 Shirebrook Colliery 10.37 ~ 10.42 11.00 ~ 11.11
? Shirebrook Sidings ? 11.18 ~ 11.22
? Shirebrook ? 11.25 ~ 11.29
? Warsop Jn ? 11/32
? Clipstone East Jn ? 11/40
55.35 Thoresby Colliery Jn 11.14 ~ 11.19 11.44 ~ 11.47
56.54 Thoresby Colliery 11.26 ~ 11.35 11.55 ~ 11.57
57.73 Thoresby Colliery Jn 11.42~ 11.47d 12.08 ~ 12.08
59.60 Clipstone East Jn 11/54 12/17
64.73 Rufford Colliery 12.12 ~ 12.17 12.36 ~ 12.39
67.76 Rufford Jn Recep Siding 12.27 ~ 12.32 12.54 ~ 12.56
69.09 Mansfield Colliery 12.24 ~ 12.52 13.03 ~ 13.04
70.23 Rufford Jn 13.04 ~ 13.12 13.17 ~ ??.??
70.33 Clipstone Branch Headshunt ??.?? ~ ??.?? ??.?? ~ 13.27
71.06 Clipstone Colliery 13.28 ~ 13.38 13.33 ~ 13.34
71.59 Clipstone Branch Headshunt ??.?? ~ ??.?? 13.42 ~ 13.44
? Clipstone West Jn ? 13/49
? Warsop Jn ? 13/57
79.07 Shirebrook West 14.12 ~ 14.17 14.00 ~ 14.18
83.48 Elmton & Cresswell Jn 14/41 14/26
89.21 Seymour Jn 15.00 ~ 15.05 14.43 ~ 14.46
91.64 Bolsover 15.20 ~ 15.25 14.54 ~ 14.58
? Seymour Jn ? 15/06
? Barrow Hill South Jn ? 18/14
99.57 Tapton Jn 15/42 ?
? Chesterfield ? 15.19 ~ 15.20
104.62 Avenue Sidings GF 15.50 ~ 15.58 15.27 ~ 15.43
105.32 Avenue Carbonisation Plant 16.00 ~ 16.13 16.06 ~ 16.09
106.44 Clay Cross South Jn 16/19 16/20
? Ambergate Jn ? 16/33
126.38 Derby 16.40a 16.51


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