14th 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


Coming back from Scarborough, 60009 runs into York (photo: Gordon Lacy)

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

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

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
York 08.35d ?   20.42a 20.37
Skelton Jn 08/39 ?   20*37 20/31
Poppleton 08/43 ?   20/27 20/28
Hammerton 08/52 ?   20/18 20/19
Cattal 08/56 ?   20/14 20/16
Knaresborough 09/05 ?   20/05 20/06
Harrogate 09.14a ~ 09.34d ?   19.53a ~ 19.57d 19.54 ~ 19.58
Rigton LC 09/43 ?   19/39 19/43
Horsforth 09/54 ?   19/29 19/33
Wortley Jn 10/04 ?   19/18 19/25
Whitehall Jn ? ?   19/17 19/27
Leeds 10.10a ~ 10.19d ?   18w43a ~ 19w14d 18.41 ~ 19.22 [P12]
Cross Gates 10/28 ?   18/35 18/33
Micklefield 10/36 ?   18/27 18/27
Church Fenton 10/42 ?   18/19 18/21
Colton Jn 10/48 ?   18/13 18/16
York 10w56a ~ 11w16d ?   17.58a ~ 18.05d 18.05 ~ 18.08
Malton 11/44 ?   17/29 ?
Seamer 12/06 ?   17/09 ?
Scarborough 12.12a ?   17.02d ?


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