14th April 2018

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
The Ebor Flyer

Locos Used 66106, 66744 'Crossrail' & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used (2) (21249)+5998+6158+5964+5985+3314+3364+80042+3356+3304+21272+6310

Route :
1Z63 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z65 : York to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
60163 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Near Sandy (3)
66744 + 60163 (4) Near Sandy - (via ECML) - Peterborough
66106 Peterborough - (via ECML) - York
66106 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) This tour was authorised to run at 90mph.
(2) 21249 was only in the consist when 60163 was on the train.
(3) 60163's inside motion failed on the down fast line near Sandy.
(4) 66744 hauling failed 60163.
(5) Doug Lindsay comments: We left Kings Cross on time and went well to Potters Bar, left there on time and made good progress after the pathing stop at Digswell Jn. Got well under way and touched 90mph (some say 92mph) north of Hitchin, then almost at once came to an abrupt stand (it felt like a T.P.W.S. stop). That was at 09.12 between Biggleswade and Sandy. First reports from the front end said they thought they'd hit something and damage had been sustained to a 'significant' part of the loco rendering it a complete failure. All signals were put to red for a while, then trains were sent forward at caution and eventually a Mobile Operations Manager or someone found a piece of the loco's motion in the 'four foot'. We sat there on the Down Main line for about 2 hours whilst a GBRf loco was summoned from Peterborough. We were then towed at 25mph to Peterborough, arriving there at 12.50. Then GBRf 66744 took 'Tornado' and 21249 off the train and DBC 66106, which had been sent down from Doncaster, came on and took the remainder of the stock on to York, arriving there at 15.05, some 220 minutes late!! Stock was taken to Holgate Sidings as booked and then 66106 took us back to Kings Cross in the planned pathway, arriving back 5 minutes early. A sad day for the A1SLT as they had BBC Look North on board and all looked so promising as we sped northwards, but sadly only to just south of Sandy!!

Source : Doug Lindsay (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Doug Lindsay & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.07d [P5] 08.08   20.40a [P1] 20.34
Belle Isle 08/09 [SL1] 08/10   20/37 [FL2] 20/28
Holloway South Jn 08/11 [DS] 08/12   20/35 [UF] 20/26
Finsbury Park 08/13 [P7] [DS] 08/14   20/27 [P2] [US] 20/25
Alexandra Palace 08/17 [P3] [DS] 08/18   20/25 [P2] [US] 20/23
Potters Bar 08.26a ~ 08.29d [P4] [DS] 08.27 ~ 08.29   20.09a ~ 20.12d [P1] [US] 20.13 ~ ?
Welwyn Garden City 08/41 [P3] [DS] 08/38   20/00 [P2] [US] 20/06
Digswell Jn 08*42 ~ 08*50 ? ~ 08.50   19/58 [US] 20/04
Woolmer Green Jn 08/55 [DF] 08/54   19/56 20/03
Stevenage 08/58 [P3] [DF] 08/58   19/52 [P2] [UF] 20/00
Hitchin 09/02 [DF] 09/02   19/49 [UF] 19/56
Biggleswade 09/10 [DF] 09/09   19/40 [UF] 19/49
South of Sandy - 09.12 ~ ?   - -
Sandy 09/13 [DF] 11/02   19/37 [UF] 19/46
Huntingdon 09/23 [DF] 11/43   19/26 [UF] 19/35
Conington South Jn 09/29 12/13   19/20 [UF] 19/28
Holme Jn 09/31 [DF] 12/20   19/18 19/26
Fletton Jn 09/35 12/34   19/12 [UF] 19/19
Peterborough 09/36 [DF] ??L?? ~ ??L?? [P2]   18w46 ~ 19w10 [P1] [UF] 18.45 ~ 19.08
Helpston Jn 09/41 13/24   18/39 18/37
Tallington Jn 09/44 [DF] 13/28   18/35 [UF-US] 18/35
Stoke Jn 09/56 13/40   18/25 [UF] 18/21
Grantham 10w01 ~ 10w15 [GL] 13/46   18/19 [P1] 18/16
Claypole Loop 10/24 13/55   18/07 18/08
Newark North Gate 10/28 [P1] 13/59   18/02 [P2] 18/04
Newark Flat Crossing 10/29 13/59   18/02 18/04
Retford 10/43 14/13   17/47 17/49
Loversall Carr Jn 10/54 14/24   17/37 17/38
Doncaster 10/57 [P4] 14/36   17/34 [UF] 17/35
Shaftholme Jn 11/00 14/40   17/30 17/31
Temple Hirst Jn 11/08 14/47   17/22 17/24
Hambleton North Jn 11/12 14/52   17/17 17/19
Colton Jn 11/19 [NNL] 14/58   17/11 17/13
Colton North Jn 11/20 ?   17/10 [LSL-NNL] 17/12
York 11.25a [P10] 15.05   17.04d [P10] 17.04


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

13/04/18 :
5Z60 : (Cl.67? + tour stock) : Burton-on-Trent Wetmore Sidings to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Burton Wetmore Sidings 10.48d
Wetmore Jn 10.52 ~ 11.03
Burton-on-Trent 11/07
Wichnor Jn 11/12
Tamworth HL 11/18
Kingsbury Jn 11/23
Water Orton 11/35
Park Lane Jn 11/40
Sutton Park ?
Ryecroft Jn 11/58
Walsall 12/05
Pleck Jn 12/07
Bescot Stadium 12c10 ~ 12c12
Perry Barr North Jn 12/19
Aston 12/26
Stechford 12/30
Birmingham International 12*35 ~ 12*50
Coventry 13/05
Trent Valley Jn 13/15
Rugby 13/19
Hillmorton Jn 13/21
Daventry North Jn 13/26
Long Buckby 13/34
Northampton 13*49 ~ 13*55
Hanslope Jn 14/05
Milton Keynes Central 14/16
Denbigh Hall South Jn 14/19
Bletchley [U&D Relief] 14*24 ~ 14*40
Bletchley 14/42
Ledburn Jn 14/50
Tring 15/00
Bourne End Jn 15/07
Watford Junction 15/21
Harrow & Wealdstone 15/28
Wembley Central 15/33
Wembley Yard 15.38a

14/04/18 :
5Z62 : (60163 with 21249) : Stewarts Lane T&RSMD to Ferme Park

Location Booked
Stewarts Lane T&RSMD 04.41d
Stewarts Lane Jn 04.51 ~ 04.53
Longhedge Jn 04/56
Latchmere Jn 04/58
Kensington Olympia 05/06
North Pole Jn 05/10
Mitre Bridge Jn 05/11
Willesden Junction HL 05c17 ~ 05c19
Kensal Green Jn 05/22
Gospel Oak 05/29
Junction Road Jn 05/32
Upper Holloway 05/34
Harringay Park Jn 05/38
Harringay 05/40
Ferme Park Reception 06.00a

5Z63 : (67008 + tour stock) : Wembley Yard to Ferme Park
5Z63 : (60163 with 67008 on rear) : Ferme Park to Hornsey
5Z63 : (67008 with 60163 on rear) : Hornsey to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 05.25d
Wembley Yard South Jn 05/32
Willesden Railnet Reception 05/34
Harlesden Jn 05/39
Willesden West London Jn 05/43
Camden Jn 05/47
Primrose Hill 05/49
Camden Road Jn 05/51
Camden Road Central Jn 05/54
York Way North Jn 05/56
Copenhagen Jn 06/01
Finsbury Park 06/06
Harringay 06/08
Ferme Park Reception 06.13 ~ 06.59
Hornsey Sig.K440 07.02 ~ 07.07
Harringay 07/13
Finsbury Park 07/16
Holloway South Jn 07/21
Belle Isle 07/23
London Kings Cross 07.25a [P5]

5Z?? : (66744 with 60163 + 21249) : Peterborough to Orton Mere
5Z?? : (D9520 with 60163 + 21249) : Orton Mere to Wansford N.V.R.

Location Additional
Peterborough ?d
Orton Mere ? ~ ?
Wansford N.V.R. ?a

5Z64 : (66106) : York to York Holgate Sidings
5Z65 : (66106) : York Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York 11.37d [P10] 16.10a [P10]
York Holgate Sidings 11.40a 16.07d

5Z46 : (60163 with 21249) : York Holgate Sidings to York Siemens (cancelled)
5Z47 : (60163 with 21249) : York Siemens to York Holgate Sidings (cancelled) 

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York Holgate Sidings 11.55d 13.03a
York 11.58 ~ 11.59 [P10] 12.57 ~ 13.00 [P11]
York Siemens 12.04a 12.52d

5Z48 : (60163 with 21249) : York Holgate Sidings - York Thrall - York Holgate Sidings
(Loco turning trip) (cancelled)

Location Booked
Holgate Sidings 13.41d
York Yard South Jn 13/43
York Yard North R.S. 13.47 ~ 13.52
York Thrall Turntable 13.57 ~ 15.21
York Yard North R.S. 15.26 ~ 15.31
York Yard South Jn 15/35
Holgate Sidings 15.41a

5Z66 : (67008 with 66106 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Ferme Park Reception
5Z66 : (66106 with 67008 on rear?) : Ferme Park Reception to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 21.10d [P1]
Belle Isle 21/12
Holloway South Jn 21/16
Finsbury Park 21/20
Ferme Park Reception 21.30 ~ 22.12
Harringay 22/17
Harringay Park Jn 22/19
Upper Holloway 22/24
Junction Road Jn 22/28
Gospel Oak 22/35
Kensal Green Jn 22/50
Harlesden Jn 22/56
Willesden Railnet Reception 22/58
Wembley Yard South Jn 23/08
Wembley Yard 23.13a

16/04/18 :
5Z93 : (Cl.67? + tour stock) : Wembley Yard to Burton-on-Trent Wetmore Sidings

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 09.50d
Wembley Central 09/55
Harrow & Wealdstone 09/59
Watford Junction 10/05
Bourne End Jn 10/15
Tring 10/23
Ledburn Jn 10/29
Bletchley 10/37
Milton Keynes Central 10/41
Hanslope Jn 10/47
Northampton 10/59
Long Buckby 11/14
Daventry North Jn 11/19
Hillmorton Jn 11/21
Rugby 11/23
Trent Valley Jn 11/26
Coventry 11/35
Birmingham International 11*50 ~ 11*58
Stechford 12/06
Aston 12/15
Perry Barr North Jn 12/27
Bescot Stadium 12c34 ~ 12c36
Pleck Jn 12/39
Walsall 12/41
Ryecroft Jn 12/43
Sutton Park 12/49
Park Lane Jn 13/01
Water Orton 13/07
Kingsbury Jn 13/11
Tamworth HL 13/15
Wichnor Jn 13/20
Burton-on-Trent 13/29
Wetmore Jn 13.35 ~ 13.41
Burton Wetmore Sidings 13.45a


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