10th August 1958

R.C.T.S. (London Branch)
The Northern & Eastern Rail Tour

Locos Used 43245, 64656, 65440, 75055 & 80041

Route : reporting code 550 (throughout?)

Loco(s) Route
64656 London Liverpool Street - Channelsea Jn - Loughton Branch Jn - Tottenham - Bishops Stortford - Braintree and Bocking - Witham
64656 Witham - Marks Tey
65440 Marks Tey - Chappel & Wakes Colne - Halstead - Colne Valley Jn - Haverhill North Jn - Haverhill - Bartlow - Pampisford - Shelford - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge
80041 Cambridge - Old North Road - Potton - Sandy (LNW) - Willington - Bedford St Johns - Bedford Midland Road
75055 Bedford Midland Road - Flitwick - Luton - Harpenden Jn - Harpenden Central
43245 Harpenden Central - Harpenden Jn - Redbourn - Godwin's Halt - Hemel Hempstead - Heath Park Halt
43245 Heath Park Halt - Hemel Hempstead - Godwin's Halt - Redbourn - Harpenden Jn - Harpenden Central
75055? Harpenden Central - St Albans City - Hendon - West Hapstead Midland - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : David Davis, Chris Harley, David Pearson, John Debens & Andrew Fairholm

Photo Review


64656 at Witham (photo: The John Debens Collection)


65440 paused at Halstead (photo: The John Debens Collection)


A filthy 80041 at Cambridge (photo: The John Debens Collection)


75055 at Bedford Midland (photo: The John Debens Collection)


43245 at Heath Park Halt (photo: The John Debens Collection)


43245 on the return journey from Heath Park Halt to Harpenden Central
passing Beaumont's Halt (photo: David Pearson)


Coach roof-board (photo: The John Debens Collection)


From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

Miles Location Booked
0.00 Liverpool Street 09.57d
4.1 Channelsea Jn ?
4.9 Loughton Branch Jn ?
8.6 Tottenham ?
33.0 Bishops Stortford 11.05 ~ 11.15
57.2 Witham 12.28 ~ 12.40
65.2 Marks Tey 12.50 ~ 13.00
74.8 Halstead 13.26 ~ 13.35
88.2 Haverhill 14.13 ~ 14.23
106.4 Cambridge 15.00 ~ 15.10
136.2 Bedford St Johns 16.05 ~ 16.15
137.0 Bedford Midland Road 16.50 ~ 17.05
152.2 Harpenden 17.50 ~ 17.57
155.6 Redbourn 18/08
160.1 Hemel Hempstead 18/28
161.0 Heath Park Halt 18.29 ~ 18.53
169.8 Harpenden 19.26 ~ 19.37
194.4 St Pancras 20.09a


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