27th July 2019

Hanson Hall / Branch Line Society
The Return of Thunder Vac

Locos Used 50008 'Thunderer' & 67002
Stock Used 6051+5985+5921+1200+3356+9504+1657+3364+3333+6310

Route :
1Z08 : Derby to Carlisle
1Z10 : Carlisle to Derby

Loco(s) Route
50008 (1) Derby - Spondon - Trent East Jn - Toton Centre - Trowell Jn - Langley Mill - Alfreton - Chesterfield - Sheffield - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Wincobank Jn - Holmes Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Wakefield Westgate - Leeds - Cross Gates - Micklefield - Church Fenton - York Yard South Jn - Skelton Jn - (via ECML) - Durham - Low Fell Jn - Norwood Jn - Blaydon - Hexham - Haltwhistle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
50008 (1) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield [UGL] - Skipton - Keighley - Shipley - Kirkstall [UPL] - Armley Jn - Leeds - Cross Gates - Micklefield - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Hambleton West Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Doncaster - St James Jn [DnHexGds] - Hexthorpe Jn - Mexborough - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Holmes Jn - Wincobank Jn - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Sheffield - Heeley [Up Loop] - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Derby

Notes: 
(1) 67002 on rear.
(2) B.L.S. in partnership with Hanson & Hall Rail Services Solutions for the return of 50008 (D408) 'Thunderer' to mainline passenger operation.

Source : Alan Sheppard (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00
Derby 07.57d [P5] [DM] 08.00d [P5]
?
Way & Works Jn 07/58 08/02
2.01
Spondon 08/01 [P1] 08/06
7.40
Long Eaton 08.07a ~ 08.09d [P1] 08.11a ~ 08.13d [P1]
8.10
Sheet Stores Jn 08/11 08/14
8.53
Trent East Jn 08/13 [ML] 08/17
?
Toton Jn 08/15 [ML] 08/19
?
Toton Centre 08/16 [ML] 08/20
13.73
Trowell Jn 08/21 [ML] 08/23
18.52
Langley Mill 08/25 [ML] 08/27
22.02
Ironville Jn 08/28 08/30
23.75
Alfreton 08/31 08/32
31.15
Clay Cross North Jn 08/42 [EL] 08/39
?
Chesterfield South Jn 08/44 [DBH] 08/41
35.04
Chesterfield 08/46 [P3] [DBH] 08.43a ~ 08.45 [P3]
35.48
Tapton Jn 08/47 08/47
43.38
Dore Station Jn 08/54 08/57
47.24
Sheffield 09*00a ~ 09*09d [P5] 09.08a ~ 09.11d [P5]
47.61
Nunnery Main Line Jn 09/11 09/13
50.36
Wincobank Jn 09/14 09/16
52.27
Holmes Jn 09/15 09/19
55.50
Aldwarke Jn 09/18 09/21
57.55
Swinton (S.Yorks) 09/21 [P1] 09/24 [P1]
65.31
Moorthorpe 09/30 [P2] 09/34
66.08
South Kirkby Jn 09/31 09.35 ~ 09.36
72.04
Hare Park Jn 09/37 09/44
75.79
Wakefield Westgate 09/41 09/48 [DM]
85.31
Holbeck Jn 09/53 10/00
85.56
Whitehall Jn 09/54 [C] 10/01 [C]
85.75
Leeds West Jn 09/55 [C] 10/02 [D]
86.20
Leeds 09*57a ~ 10*15d [P11] 10.03a ~ 10.18d [P11]
87.76
Neville Hill West Jn 10/17 10/22
90.59
Cross Gates 10/21 [P1] 10/25
96.01
Micklefield 10/26 [P1] 10/30
101.11
Church Fenton 10/30 [P4] [LSL] 10/34 [P4]
106.28
Colton Jn 10/36 [LSL] 10/38
111.36
Holgate Jn ? 10/43
111.57
York Yard South Jn 10/41 10/44
113.14
Skelton Jn (York) 10/45 [SL] 10/48
121.23
Tollerton Jn 10/54 [SL] 10/59
133.60
Thirsk 11/04 [P2] [SL] 11/11 [P2]
140.31
Longlands Jn ? 11.20 ~ 11.25
141.40
Northallerton 11/16 11/28
155.54
Darlington 11/27 11/41 [DM]
167.61
Ferryhill South Jn 11/37 11/52
170.35
Tursdale Jn 11/39 11/54
177.57
Durham 11/45 [P2] 11/58 [DF]
186.73
Birtley Jn 11/53 [SL] 12/07
189.03
Low Fell Jn 11/56 12/11
190.45
Norwood Jn 12/00 12/14
192.07
Metrocentre 12/06 [P2] 12/17
194.07
Blaydon 12/10 12/20
198.39
Wylam 12/15 12/25 [P2]
200.51
Prudhoe 12/19 12/27
210.70
Hexham 12/38 [P2] 12.38 ~ 12.43
218.36
Haydon Bridge 12/55 12/54
227.24
Haltwhistle 13/05 13/06
236.23
Low Row S.B. 13/16 13/17
240.14
Brampton Fell S.B. 13/21 13/23
245.46
Corby Gates S.B. 13/27 13/30
249.30
Petteril Bridge Jn 13/35 13/34
249.49
London Road Jn 13/36 13.35 ~ 13.37
250.28
Carlisle 13.39a [P3] ~ 15.34d [P3] 13.40a [P3] ~ 15.35d [P3]
250.77
London Road Jn 15/36 15/37
251.20
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/37 15/38
255.35
Howe & Co.Sdgs 15/44 15/45
258.57
Low House Crossing S.B. 15/47 15/49
265.62
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/55 15/55
273.57
Culgaith S.B.L.C. 16/03 16/03
276.30
Kirkby Thore S.B. 16/05 16/07
281.10
Appleby 16*14 ~ 16*29 16p12a ~ 16p28d
283.45
Ormside 16/33 ?
288.51
Crosby Garrett 16/39 ?
291.65
Kirkby Stephen 16/43 [P1] 16/41
295.11
Mallerstang 16/47 ?
298.55
Ais Gill 16/52 ?
302.43
Garsdale 16/55 [P2] 16/52
310.57
Blea Moor 17/04 17/02
311.76
Ribblehead 17/07 17/04
?
Helwith Bridge 17/12 17/12
322.72
Settle 17/17 17/15
324.68
Settle Jn 17/20 17/18
327.62
Hellifield Goods Loops 17.27 ~ 17.28 [UGL] 17.25 ~ 17.27 [UGL]
328.12
Hellifield 17/30 17/28
334.33
Gargrave 17/36 [P1] 17/36
338.11
Skipton 17*43a ~ 17*53d [P2] 17.43a ~ 17.53d [P2]
348.10
Keighley 18/07 [P1] 18/08 [P1]
354.24
Shipley 18/20 [P1] 18/21
354.49
Dockfield Jn 18/21 18/21
358.13
Apperley Jn 18/33 18.28 ~ 18.31
362.16
Kirkstall Up Loop 18.39 ~ 18.40 [UPL] 18/40 [UPL] [UM]
363.70
Armley Jn 18/44 [UH] 18/42
?
Leeds West Jn 18/45 [B] 18.46 ~ 18.47 [B]
375.36
Leeds 18.47a ~ 18.55d [P8] 18.49a ~ 18.58d [P8]
 ?
Neville Hill West Jn 18/57 19/00
?
Cross Gates 19/01 [P1] 19/04 [P1]
385.23
Micklefield 19/10 [P1] 19/09 [P1]
389.59
Gascoigne Wood Jn 19/14 19/13
391.43
Hambleton West Jn 19/16 [L] 19/15
392.66
Hambleton South Jn 19/17 19/17
397.60
Temple Hirst Jn 19/23 19/24
407.36
Shaftholme Jn 19/30 19/31
411.55
Doncaster 19/41 19/37 [UF]
412.09
St James Jn 19/44 [DnHexGds] 19/39
413.55
Hexthorpe Jn 19/52 19.41 ~ 19.47
418.60
Mexborough 19/59 19/56
419.55
Swinton (S.Yorks) 20/02 [P3] 19/58 [P3]
?
Aldwarke Jn 20/03 20/00
?
Holmes Jn 20/06 20/05
?
Wincobank Jn 20/11 20/13
?
Nunnery Main Line Jn 20/15 20/17
428.09
Sheffield 20.18a ~ 20.21d [P6] 20.21a ~ 20.26d [P6]
429.67
Heeley Up Loop 20*26 ~ 20*40 [Up Loop] 20.33 ~ 20.42 [Up Loop]
?
Dore Station Jn 20/44 20/46
?
Tapton Jn 20/51 [ML] 20/54
?
Chesterfield 20/51 [P2] [ML] 20/54
?
Chesterfield South Jn 20/52 [ML] 20/55
?
Clay Cross North Jn 20/56 20/57
454.47
Ambergate Jn 21/05 21/06
?
St Marys South Jn 21/14 [B] 21/20
464.44
Derby 21.17a [P2] 21.23 [P2]

Mileages taken from Tour Brochure.


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z08 : (67002 with 50008 on rear) - Burton Wetmore Sidings to Breadsall
5Z08 : (50008 with 67002 on rear) - Breadsall to Derby
5Z11 : (50008 with 67002 on rear) - Derby to Burton Wetmore Jn DnTam
5Z11 : (67002 with 50008 on rear) - Burton Wetmore Jn DnTam to UpTamGds
5Z11 : (50008 with 67002 on rear) UpTamGds - Nemesis Entrance
5Z11 : (67002 propel) Nemesis Entrance to Burton Wetmore Sidings

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (ret) Actual
Burton OT Wetmore Sidings 06+25 06+23   22+27 22+17
Nemesis Rail Entrance ? ?   Det.50008 21.58 ~ 22.08
Burton Wetmore Jn 06.29 ~ 06.39 [UGL] 06.24 ~ 06.25   22.16 ~ 22.21 21.54 ~ 21.55 [UpTamGds]
Burton OT East Yard Loop - -   21.50 ~ 22.12 DIV
Burton Wetmore Jn - -   ? 21.48 ~ 21.50 [DnTam]
Clay Mills Jn 06/42 06.31 ~ 06.34   21/46 [GL] 21/44
North Stafford Jn 06/46 06/39   21/42 21/39
Stenson Jn 06/47 06/39   21/40 21/39
L.N.W. Jn 06/50 [DTF] 06.44 ~ 06.48 [DTF]   21/35 21/34
Derby 06*55 ~ 06*56 [P1] [A] 06+51 ~ 06+53 [P4]   21+31 [P2] [DTF] 21+30 [P2]
St Marys South Jn 06/57 [DF] 06/56   - -
St Marys North Jn 07/00 [DS] 06/57   - -
Breadsall (Sig.DC.5099) 07.02 ~ 07.30 [US] 06.59 ~ 07.33   - -
St Marys South Jn 07/33 [C] 07/36   - -
Derby 07+35 [P5] 07+40 [P5]   - -

5Z09 : (67002 with 50008 on rear) : Carlisle to Carlisle London Road
5Z10 : (67002 with 50008 on rear) : Carlisle London Road to Carlisle
(Both Locos Ran Round while at London Road)

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (ret) Actual
Carlisle 14+05 [P3] 14+03 [P3]   15+17 [P3] 15+13 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/07 14/06   15/14 15/11
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/08 ?   15/10 15/09
Carlisle London Road 14.13 14+11   15.07 15+06

 

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