20th October 1984

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Don & Fiddler

Locos Used 31117, 31121, 40012, 47316 & 81013
Stock Used load 12

Route : 1Z36 throughout

Loco(s) Route
31117 + 31121 06.50d Reading Ealing Broadway Acton Wells Jn Dudding Hill Jn Brent Curve Jn Luton Bedford Kettering Leicester Trent South Jn Toton Centre - Trowell Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield Sheffield
40012 (1) Sheffield Ecclesfield Barnsley Penistone Huddersfield
40012 Huddersfield Diggle Stalybridge Ashton Moss North Jn Baguley Fold Jn Philips Park No. 2 Ashburys Gorton Trafford Park East Jn Warrington Central Hunts Cross Edge Hill Liverpool Lime Street
81013 (2) Liverpool Lime Street - Mount Pleasant Tunnel
81013 (3) Mount Pleasant Tunnel - Liverpool Lime Street
40012 15.35d Liverpool Lime Street Ditton Jn Arpley Jn Skelton Jn Cheadle Jn New Mills South Jn Chinley Grindleford Totley Tunnel East Sheffield
31121 + 31117 Sheffield Woodhouse Beighton Jn Chesterfield Derby Trent South Jn Leicester (reverse of outward route) - Reading

Notes :
(1) Banked by 47316
between Barnsley and Penistone.
(2) 81013 was used to drag the tour stock out to Mount Pleasant Tunnel to release 40012.
(30 Loco propelling.

Sources : Ian Monkton (on the train throughout) & Adrian Nicholls

Photo Review


The 31's at Leicester (photo: Stewart Levett)


40012 paused for photos at Denby Dale (photo: Michael Croxford)


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