2nd June 1984

R.E.S.L.
The Midland Engineer

DMU Used 51676+59654+59753+51671

Route : 1T08 throughout

DMU Route
as listed London Marylebone - Neasden South Jn - Northolt Jn - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Aylesbury - Claydon LNE Jn - (via Bletchley Flyover) - Fenny Stratford - Bedford Midland - Kettering - Leicester - Loughborough - Spondon - Derby
as listed Derby - North Stafford Jn - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Crewe
as listed Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Derby
as listed Derby - (via MML) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) The first RESL tour to use a DMU.

This tour enabled visits to open days at both Derby & Crewe works.

Source : Jeff King (joined/left the train at Bedford)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Jeff King)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 Marylebone 07.00d
5.18 Neasden South Jn 07/09
11.37 Northolt Jn 07/17
13.33 West Ruislip 07/20
27.82 High Wycombe 07/38
36.08 Princes Risborough 07/50
43.21 Aylesbury 08.05a ~ 08.06d
55.89 Claydon LNE Jn 08/27
68.61 Bletchley Flyover Summit 08c48a ~ 08c50d
69.62 Fenny Stratford 08.54a ~ 08.55d
84.50 Bedford St Johns North Jn 09/25

 

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
85.19 Bedford Midland 09.27a ~ 09.42d 09.25 ~ 09.42   21.07a ~ 21.08d 21.11 ~ 21.12 344.92
85.82 Bedford North Jn 09/44 ?   21/06 21/11 344.29
92.57 Sharnbrook 10/02 09/59   21/01 ? 338.17
101.15 Wellingborough 10.11a ~ 10.12d 10.11 ~ 10.12   20.50a ~ 20.51d 20.52 ~ 20.53 329.59
108.02 Kettering 10.20a ~ 10.21d 10.20 ~ 10.22   20.42a ~ 20.43d 20.44 ~ 20.48 322.72
118.94 Market Harborough 10.30a ~ 10.31d 10.34 ~ 10.35   20.29a ~ 20.30d 20.29 ~ 20.30 311.80
124.90 Kibworth 10/36 10/42   20/24 ? 305.84
131.90 Wigston North Jn 10/43 10/48   20/16 ? 298.84
135.05 Leicester 10.49a ~ 10.51d 10.52 ~ ??.??   19.58a ~ 20.11d 20.00 ~ 20.12 295.69
139.99 Syston South Jn 10/57 10/58   19/52 19/59 290.75
147.59 Loughborough 11/04 11/05   19/45 19/47 283.15
155.21 Trent Jn 11/10 11/13   19/37 ? 275.53
155.74 Sheet Stores Jn 11/11 ?   19/36 ? 275.00
161.85 Spondon 11/16 11/23   19/31 ? 268.89
164.30 London Road Jn 11/19 ?   19/27 19/37 266.44
164.67 Derby 11.20a ~ 11.37d ??.?? ~ 13.08   19.06a ~ 19.26d 18.59 ~ 19.26  266.27
169.82 North Stafford Jn 13/14 13/14   18/54 ? 260.92
175.78 Tutbury 13/20 ?   18/45 ? 254.56
183.58 Uttoxeter 13/28 13/29   18/37 ? 247.16
193.00 Cresswell Jn 13/41 13/40   18/28 ? 237.74
199.95 Stoke Jn 13/55 13/49   18/17 18/29 230.79
200.36 Stoke-on-Trent 13/58 ?   18/15 18/18 230.38
? Etruria 14/00 ?   18/11 18/16 ?
206.72 Kidsgrove 14/06 14/01   18/04 18/10 224.02
215.37 Crewe 14.20a ??.??   17.53d 18.00 215.37

 

M.C Location Booked
345.98 Bedford South Jn 21/10
354.43 Flitwick 21/19
364.49 Luton 21.30a ~ 21.31d
374.84 St Albans City 21.41a ~ 21.42d
387.65 Hendon 21/55
390.82 West Hampstead 21/56
394.73 St Pancras 22.01a


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