9th August 1984

British Rail
Scarborough Spa Express

Loco Used steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 9x mark 1's (90mph vacuum-braked)

Route :
1L50 : York to Scarborough
1L51 : Scarborough to York

Loco Route
60009 York - Skelton Jn - Hammerton - Knaresborough - Harrogate - Horsforth - Leeds - Cross Gates - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
60009 Scarborough - (reverse of outward route) - York - (reverse of outward route) - York

Sources : Paul Bartlett, Robin Lush, Phil Durrell/David Bailey & Gordon Lacy

Photo Review


60009 waits to leave Scarborough (photo: Gordon Lacy)


'Union of South Africa' at Leeds on 1L51 (photo: Gordon Lacy)


60009 leaves Harrogate heading to York (photo: Paul Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Lush & Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
York 08.35d 08.40 [P9]   20.42a ?
Skelton Jn 08/39 08/46   20*37 ?
Poppleton 08/43 08/48   20/27 ?
Hammerton 08/52 08/56   20/18 ?
Cattal 08/56 08/59   20/14 ?
Knaresborough 09/05 09/08   20/05 ?
Harrogate 09.14a ~ 09.34d 09.16 ~ 09.37   19.53a ~ 19.57d ?
Rigton LC 09/43 09/46   19/39 ?
Horsforth 09/54 09/56   19/29 ?
Wortley Jn 10/04 10/17   19/18 ?
Whitehall Jn ? 10/05   19/17 ?
Leeds 10.10a ~ 10.19d 10.11 ~ 10.20 [P8]   18w43a ~ 19w14d 18.41 ~ ??.?? [P6]
Cross Gates 10/28 10/28   18/35 18/34
Micklefield 10/36 10/34   18/27 18/26
Church Fenton 10/42 10/39   18/19 18/19
Colton Jn 10/48 10/44   18/13 18/17
York 10w56a ~ 11w16d 10.53 ~ 11.16 [P9]   17.58a ~ 18.05d 18.04 ~ 18.09 [P8]
Malton 11/44 11/55   17/29 17/29
Seamer 12/06 12/14   17/09 17/07
Scarborough 12.12a 12.19 [P1]   17.02d 17.02 [P1]


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