18th February 1984

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Norseman 2

Loco Used 47583
Stock Used 18622+18933+3754+7119+35050+5044+4854+3771
DMU's Used 51219+53188, 53150+53295 & 53149+59084+53244

Route : 1G10 throughout

Traction Route
47583 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Darlington
DMU as listed Darlington - Northallerton
DMU as listed Northallerton - Castle Hills Jn
DMU as listed Castle Hills Jn - Bedale - Redmire
DMU as listed Redmire - Bedale - Castle Hills Jn - Darlington - Shildon - Bishop Auckland - Eastgate
DMU as listed Eastgate - Bishop Auckland - Shildon - Darlington
47583 Darlington - (reverse of outward route) - Stevenage - London Kings Cross


The tour is captured at Bedale (photo: Robin Addison)

Notes :
(1) DMU was originally uploaded as consisting of six cars including
53295 and 54409 however both Andy Pullar and Rod Miebs have disputed the use of 54409 and also confirmed that seven vehicles were used (1x 3-car and 2x 2-car), not six, Rod providing the vehicle identities.

Sources : Robin Addison (joined/left the train at Stevenage), Andy Pullar & Rod Miebs

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison & LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

Kings Cross

07.29d [SL]

07.43 [FL]

 

22.15a

22.26

Finsbury Park

07/35

07/47

 

22/11

22/19

Alexandra Palace

07/39 [FL]

07/49

 

22/09

?

Potters Bar

07/47

07/56

 

22/02

22/10

Welwyn Garden City

07/53

08/06

 

-

-

Woolmer Green

-

-

 

21/55

?

Stevenage

07.59a ~ 08.01d

08.12 ~ 08.13

 

21.48a ~ 21.50d

21.57 ~ 21.58

Hitchin

08/06

08/19 [SL]

 

21/44

?

Sandy

08/15

08/31

 

21/34

?

Huntingdon

08/25

08/25

 

21/24

21/30

St Neots

 

08/45 [FL]

 

?

?

Peterborough

08.44a ~ 08.46d [SL]

09.06 ~ 09.07 [FL]

 

21.07a ~ 21.09d [FL]

21.15 ~ 21.16

Tallington

08/57

09/15

 

20/59

?

Stoke

09/12 [FL]

09/26

 

20/47 [SL]

? [SL]

Grantham

09/17

09/30

 

20/39

20/45

Barkston South Jn

09/20

09/33

 

20/36

?

Newark Northgate

09/27

09/40

 

20/28

20/35

Retford

09/40

09/53

 

20/15

20/19

Doncaster

09.57a ~ 09.59d

10.10 ~ 10.11

 

19.58a ~ 20.00d

20.02 ~ 20.04

Shaftholme Jn

10/06

10/17

 

19/52

?

Temple Hirst Jn

10/12

10/23

 

19/46

?

Hambleton North Jn

10/16

10/27

 

19/39

19/41

Colton Jn

10/25

10/33

 

19/33

?

York

10.31a ~ 10.34d

10.39 ~ 10.41

 

19.24a ~ 19.26d

19.24 ~ 19.27

Thirsk

10/59

10/59

 

19/02

19/02

Northallerton

11/08

11/06

 

18/57

18/57

Darlington

11.22a

11.22

 

18.45d

18.45

 

Location

Booked

Actual

Darlington

11.45d

11.50

Northallerton

12.00a ~ 12.04d

12.05 ~ 12.05

Northallerton Crossover

??.?? ~ ??.??

12.07 ~ 12.09

Castle Hills Jn

12.07a ~ 12.11d

12.13 ~ 12.14

Leeming Bar

12/30 t

12/34

Bedale

12.38a ~ 12.48d  PS 

12.39 ~ 12.51

Redmire

13.26a ~ 13.36d

13.28 ~ 13.40

Bedale

14/14 t

14/16

Leeming Bar

14/21 t

14/20

Castle Hills Jn

14/40

14/39

Darlington

14.57a ~ 15.30d

14.56 ~ 15.31

Heighington

15/41

15/43

Shildon

15/46

15/48

Bishop Auckland

15/54 t

15.53 ~ 15.54

Eastgate

16.44a ~ 16.54d

16.39 ~ 16.55

Bishop Auckland

17/44 t

17.48 ~ 17.48

Shildon

17/50

17/54

Heighington

17/58

18/00

Darlington

18.09a

18.13

Timings continue in first table.

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