5th May 2018

Statesman Rail
The Portsmouth Harbour Statesman

Locos Used 47772 'Carnforth TMD' & 57316
Stock Used 5912+3344?+3348+1211+3312+3438+80043+3229?+3231+9479

Route : 
1Z87 : Sheffield to Portsmouth Harbour
1Z88 : Portsmouth Harbour to Sheffield

Loco(s) Route
47772 (1) Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Alfreton - Langley Mill - Ilkeston - Trowell Jn - Toton Centre - Toton Jn - Meadow Lane Jn - Trent South Jn - East Midlands Parkway - Loughborough - Leicester - Kettering - Wellingborough - Bedford - Luton - St Albans City - Silkstream Jn - Hendon - Brent Curve Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Neasden Jn - Acton Canal Wharf - Acton Wells Jn - South Acton Jn - Kew East Jn - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Guildford - Haslemere - Petersfield - Havant - Farlington Jn - Portcreek Jn - Fratton - Portsmouth & Southsea - Portsmouth Harbour
57316 (2) Portsmouth Harbour - (reverse of outward route) - Kettering - Corby? - Manton Jn? - Oakham? - Melton Mowbray? - Syston South Jn? - Leicester? (3)
47772? (1?) Leicester? - Loughborough - (reverse of outward route) - Sheffield

Notes : 
(1) 57316 on rear.
(2) 47772 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required - Was the return leg of the tour diverted via Corby to Leicester?

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Sheffield 05.19d [P8] 05.19   23.09a [P8] 23.26
Dore Station Jn 05/24 05/25   23/03 23/17
Tapton Jn 05/33 05/35   22/54 23/05
Chesterfield 05.34a ~ 05.37d [P3] 05.37 ~ 05.40   22.50a ~ 22.52d [P1] 23.02 ~ 23.05
Chesterfield South Jn 05/39 05/42   22/48 22/59
Clay Cross North Jn 05/41 05/45   22/45 22/53
Alfreton 05.50a ~ 05.53d [P2] 05.52 ~ 05.55   22.28a ~ 22.30d [P1] 22.42 ~ 22.45
Ironville Jn 05/57 05/59   22/23 22/38
Langley Mill 06/00 06/02   22/20 22/35
Ilkeston 06.03a ~ 06.05d [P2] 06.07 ~ 06.11   22.14a ~ 22.16d [P1] 22.28 ~ 22.31
Trowell Jn 06/09 06/13   22/12 22/25
Toton Centre 06/14 06/18   22/07 22/20
Toton Jn 06/15 06/20   22/06 22/19
Meadow Lane Jn 06/17 06/22   - -
Trent South Jn 06/20 06/24   22/02 22/14
East Midlands Parkway 06.23a ~ 06.26d [P4] 06.26 ~ 06.29   22/01 [P1] 22/13
Loughborough 06.35a ~ 06.38d [P2] 06.38 ~ 06.40   21/54 [P1] 22/08
Sileby Jn 06/43 06/47   21*43 ~ 21*48 22.00 ~ 22.05
Syston South Jn 06/48 06/51   21/39 22/02
Leicester 06.57a ~ 07.03d [P4] 07.00 ~ 07.06   21.18a ~ 21.33d 21.46 ~ 21.56
Syston South Jn - -   DIV? ?
Syston East Jn - -   DIV? ?
Melton Mowbray - -   DIV? ?
Oakham - -   DIV? ?
Manton Jn - -   DIV? ?
Corby - -   DIV? ?
Wigston North Jn 07/09 07/12   21/11 DIV?
Market Harborough 07/20 07/25   20/59 DIV?
Kettering 07.33a ~ 07.37d [P3] 07.37 ~ 07.40   20.37a ~ 20.44d [P2] 20.39 ~ 20.42
Harrowden Jn 07/43 07/47   20/28 20/22
Wellingborough 07/50 [P2] 07/53   20.23 ~ 20.25 [P1] 20.17 ~ 20.19
Sharnbrook Jn 08/01 08/05   19*39 ~ 20*13 20/07?
Bedford North Jn 08/11 08/15   19/30 19/57
Bedford 08.13a ~ 08.19d [P1] 08.16 ~ 08.19   19.25a ~ 19.28d [P3] 19.53 ~ 19.56
Bedford South Jn 08/21 08/21   19/22 19/49
Flitwick 08/30 [P1] 08/30   19/13 [P2] 19/42
Harlington 08/34 08/33   19/10 19/39
Leagrave Jn 08/38 08/36   19/07 19/35
Luton 08/41 [P1] 08/40   19/03 [P5] 19/31
Harpenden Jn 08/48 08/46   18/53 19/26
St Albans City 08/55 [P1] 08/51   18/48 [P4] 19/22
Radlett Jn 09/00 08/58   18/43 19/14
Mill Hill Broadway 09.06 ~ 09.07 [P1] 09.06 ~ 09.08   18.35 ~ 18.37 [P2] 19.03 ~ 19.05
Silkstream Jn 09/10 09/11   18/31 18/57
Hendon 09/23 [HLG] 09/16   18/26 18/50
Brent Curve Jn 09/29 09/18   18/21 18/48
Dudding Hill Jn 09/32 09/22   18/18 18/45
Neasden Jn 09/34 ?   18/16 ?
Acton Canal Wharf 09/38 09/32   18/11 18/39
Acton Wells Jn 09/45 09/45   18/09 18/37
South Acton Jn 09/50 09/51   18/03 18/33
Kew East Jn 09/53 09/53   18/01 18/32
Old Kew Jn 09/55 09/57   17/59 18/30
Brentford 09/58 [P2] 09/58   17/58 [P1] 18/28
Hounslow 10/05 [P2] 10/05   17/54 [P1] 18/24
Feltham Jn 10/09 10/08   17/51 18/22
Feltham 10/11 [P2] 10/11   17/49 [P1] 18/19
Staines 10/18 [P2] 10/19   17/41 [P1] 18/14
Virginia Water 10/27 [P4] 10/31   17/28 [P3] 18/02
Addlestone Jn 10/38 10/40   17/21 17/52
Byfleet & New Haw 10/45 [P2] [DS] 10/45   17/19 [P1] 17/51
Woking 10.50 ~ 10.55 [P5] 10.54 ~ 10.57   17/13 [P1] 17/46
Woking Jn 10/59 10/58   17/12 17/45
Guildford 11.08 ~ 11.15 [P3] 11.10 ~ 11.16   17/05 [P5] 17/38
Shalford Jn 11/18 11/19   17/02 17/36
Farncombe 11/20 11/22   17/00 17/35
Haslemere 11/31 [P1] 11/41   16/50 [P2] 17/11
Petersfield 11*44 ~ 11*56 [P2] 11/51?   16/36 [P1] 16/41
Havant 12/10 [P2] 12/04   16/21 [P1] 16/21
Farlington Jn 12/14 12/07   16/17 16/18
Portcreek Jn 12/15 12/08   16/16 16/17
Fratton 12/18 [P2] 12/12   16/12 [P1] 16/13
Portsmouth & Southsea 12.21a ~ 12.23d [P2] 12.15 ~ 12.19   16.07a ~ 16.09d [P1] 16.07 ~ 16.10
Portsmouth Harbour 12.27a [P4] 12.27   16.01d [P5] 16.02


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z87 : (57316 with 47772 on rear) : Portsmouth Harbour to Fratton Depot
5Z88 : (47772 with 57316 on rear) : Fratton Depot to Portsmouth Harbour

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Portsmouth Harbour 12.37d [P4] 15.51a [P5]
Portsmouth & Southsea 12/40 15/48
Fratton Staff Halt 12.47 ~ 12.52 15.40 ~ 15.45
Fratton Depot 12.58a 15.36d


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