2nd June 2007

Branch Line Society / P.L.E.G.
Moreton Park Visit (Moreton-on-Lugg)

Locos Used 03145 & D2578
Stock Used Grampus DB 991804 + Shark DB993891

Route:
(four trips as listed below)

Loco Route
D2578 'B' Shed Platform - Junction of 'C' Shed Sidings - Junction of Tarmac Sidings
D2578 (1) Junction of Tarmac Sidings - Tarmac Siding (end of line / Headshunt)
D2578 Tarmac Siding Headshunt - Tarmac Run Round Loop - Junction of Tarmac Sidings - Junction of Old Loco Shed - Exchange Sidings Reception Road
D2578 (1) Exchange Sidings Reception Road - Loco Shed Jn - Loco Shed Platform
03145 (1) Loco Shed Platform - Loco Shed Jn - Exchange Sidings Reception Road
03145 Exchange Sidings Reception Road - Junction of Old Loco Shed - Junction of Tarmac Sidings - Junction of 'C' Shed Sidings - 'B' Shed Platform

(followed by one shorter trip)

Loco Route
03145 (2) 'B' Shed Platform - Junction of 'C' Shed Sidings - Junction of Tarmac Sidings - Junction of Old Loco Shed - Exchange Sidings Reception Road
D2578 Exchange Sidings Reception Road - (reverse of outward route) - 'B' Shed Platform

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) D2578 idling on rear.


Two photos of the day, from Alan Sheppard.

Sources : Colin Ward (trains 1 & 2), Alan Sheppard (trains 2 & 3), Rob Fraser (trains 4 & 5) & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Colin Ward, Alan Sheppard & Rob Fraser)

Train 1

M.C
Location
(Booked) Actual
0.00 'B' Shed Platform
(11.00d) 11.05
? 'B' Shed Jn
?
? 'C' Shed Jn
11/06
0.49
0.00
Tarmac Jn
11.11 ~ 11.12
? Tarmac Siding
?
0.28
0.00
Tarmac Sidings (End of Line)
11.16 ~ 11.16
? Tarmac Run-Round Loop
?
? Tarmac Jn
11/20
? Loco Shed Jn
?
1.17
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21)
11.25 ~ 11.26
? Loco Shed Jn
11/32
0.54
0.00
Loco Shed Platform
11p34a ~ 11p48
? Loco Shed Jn
?
0.54
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21)
11.54 ~ 11.54
? Loco Shed Jn
11/58
? Tarmac Jn
12/00
? 'C' Shed Jn
?
? 'B' Shed Jn
?
1.38 'B' Shed Platform
12.05a

Train 2

M.C
Location
(Booked) Actual
0.00 'B' Shed Platform (12.15d) 12.22
? 'B' Shed Jn 12/23
? 'C' Shed Jn 12/25
0.49
0.00
Tarmac Jn 12.29 ~ 12.30
? Tarmac Siding 12/33
0.28
0.00
Tarmac Sidings (End of Line) 12.35 ~ 12.35
? Tarmac Run-Round Loop 12/37
? Tarmac Jn 12/39
? Loco Shed Jn ?
1.17
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 12.44 ~ 12.45
? Loco Shed Jn 12/51
0.54
0.00
Loco Shed Platform 12p52 ~ 13p06
? Loco Shed Jn 13/06
0.54
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 13.11 ~ 13.11
? Loco Shed Jn 13/14
? Tarmac Jn 13/16
? 'C' Shed Jn 13/19
? 'B' Shed Jn ?
1.38 'B' Shed Platform 13.21

Train 3

M.C
Location
(Booked) Actual
0.00 'B' Shed Platform (13.30d) 13.37
? 'B' Shed Jn 13/40
? 'C' Shed Jn 13/41
0.49
0.00
Tarmac Jn 13.44 ~ 13.45
? Tarmac Siding 13/47
0.28
0.00
Tarmac Sidings (End of Line) 13.49 ~ 13.50
? Tarmac Run-Round Loop 13/51
? Tarmac Jn 13/52
? Loco Shed Jn 13/55
1.17
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 13.59 ~ 13.59
? Loco Shed Jn 14/05
0.54
0.00
Loco Shed Platform 14p06 ~ 14p19
? Loco Shed Jn 14/20
0.54
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 14.23 ~ 14.24
? Loco Shed Jn 14/28
? Tarmac Jn 14/30
? 'C' Shed Jn 14/33
? 'B' Shed Jn 14/34
1.38 'B' Shed Platform 14.35

Train 4

M.C
Location
(Booked) Actual
0.00 'B' Shed Platform (14.45d) 14.51
? 'B' Shed Jn ?
? 'C' Shed Jn ?
0.50
0.00
Tarmac Jn 14.58 ~ 14.59
? Tarmac Siding ?
0.27
0.00
Tarmac Sidings (End of Line) 15.03 ~ 15.03
? Tarmac Run-Round Loop ?
? Tarmac Jn ?
? Loco Shed Jn ?
1.14
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 15.12 ~ 15.13
? Loco Shed Jn ?
0.52
0.00
Loco Shed Platform 15p19 ~ 15.32
? Loco Shed Jn ?
0.52
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 15.37 ~ 15.40
? Loco Shed Jn ?
? Tarmac Jn ?
? 'C' Shed Jn ?
? 'B' Shed Jn ?
1.37 'B' Shed Platform 15.51

Train 5

M.C
Location
(Booked) Actual
0.00 'B' Shed Platform (16.00d) 16.06
? 'B' Shed Jn ?
? 'C' Shed Jn ?
x Tarmac Jn DIV
x Tarmac Siding DIV
x Tarmac Sidings (End of Line) DIV
x Tarmac Run-Round Loop DIV
0.50 Tarmac Jn ?
? Loco Shed Jn ?
1.36
0.00
Reception Line, (Signal ML21) 16.16 ~ 16.19
? Loco Shed Jn ?
x Loco Shed Platform DIV
x Loco Shed Jn DIV
x Reception Line, (Signal ML21) DIV
x Loco Shed Jn DIV
0.66 Tarmac Jn ?
? 'C' Shed Jn ?
? 'B' Shed Jn ?
1.36 'B' Shed Platform 16.32

Mileages for trains 1,2 & 3 taken from D2578 Locomotive Group's literature, mileages for trains 4 & 5 taken from GPS

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