4th June 2023

Branch Line Society
The Steely Spires

Locos Used 66047 'Maritime Intermodal Two', 66067, 66111, 66160, 66172 'Paul Melleney', 66419 'Lionesses' Roar', 66505,
66587 'As One, We Can', 5481 (JF 4220038/1966) & 5482 (RR 10280/1968)
Stock Used 17105+3325+3345+1200+5921+6054+5929+6042

Route :
1Z34 : Doncaster to Tees N.Y.
1Z35 : Tees N.Y. to Durham
1Z36 : Durham to Doncaster

Loco(s) Route
66587 + 66419 + 66505 + 66047 + 66172 Doncaster - York - Skelton Jn [DS] - Northallerton - Yarm - Eaglescliffe - Thornaby (6) - Newport East Jn [DS]
66160 (1) Newport East Jn [DS] - UG2 - Transfer Line 2 - Tees New Yard
66172 (2) Tees New Yard - Middlesbrough [Dn Slow] - South Bank Jn - Beam Mill Jn - Grangetown Jn - Shell Jn - Wilton Energy from Waste Terminal
66160 (3) Wilton Energy from Waste Terminal - Shell Jn - Grangetown
66172 (2) Grangetown - Tees Dock Cleveland Potash
66160 (3) Tees Dock Cleveland Potash - Grangetown - South Bank Jn - Middlesbrough [Up Slow] - Newport East Jn - Up Goods No 2 - Transfer Line - Tees Yard (East End)
66111 (3) Tees Yard (East End) - Tees Yard Arrival No.1
66111 (4) Tees Yard Arrival No.1 - Thornaby - Bowesfield Jn - Hartburn Jn - Stockton - Norton South Jn - Norton West Jn - Ferryhill South Jn - Durham
66067 (5) Durham - Darlington - York - Holgate Reception Sdg No.2 - Colton Jn - Hambleton North Jn - Hambleton East Jn - Selby Canal Curve - Temple Hirst Jn - Heck Groundframe
66111 (4) Heck Groundframe - Heck Plasmor Sdg.2 (EoL)
5482 (7) Heck Plasmor Sdg 2 - Heck Terminal Headshunt
5481 (8) Heck Terminal Headshunt - Heck Plasmor Sdg.2
66067 (5) Heck Plasmor - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster

Notes: 
(1) 66172 + 66047 + 66505 + 66419 + 66587 on rear.
(2) 66160 on rear.
(3) 66172 on rear.
(4) 66067 on rear.
(5) 66111 on rear.
(6) Signal / Points Failure at Thornaby East Jn meant the tour had to run via the DM & cross to DG at Newport East Jn & reverse there once 66160 had been dispatched from Tees Yard to join us.
(7) 5482 with 5481 & 66067 D-i-T with 66111 on rear.
(8) 5481 propelling 66067 D-i-T with 66111 at front of train. (5482 left on headshunt blocks).
(9) Day 2 of 2 of "Tyne-Tees Maid" Charters raising funds for Martin House Children's Hospice.

Source : Alan Sheppard (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Colin Ward)

Location Booked Actual
Doncaster 09.53d [P4] 09.53 [P4]
Shaftholme Jn 09/58 09/58
Temple Hirst Jn 10/05 10/05
Hambleton North Jn 10/10 10/10
Colton Jn 10/17 [NNL] 10/17 [DM]
Colton North Jn ? 10/18 [DM]
Holgate Jn ? 10/24
York 10.24a ~ 10.27d [P9] 10.25 ~ 10.31 [P9]
Skelton Jn (York) 10/30 [SL] 10/34 [DS]
Skelton Bridge Jn ? 10/37 [DS]
Tollerton Jn 10/39 [SL] 10/46 [DS]
Thirsk 10/50 [P2] [SL] 10.59 ~ 11.05 [P2] [DS]
Longlands Jn 10/56 11/11 [DS-DM]
Boroughbridge Road L.C. 10/58 [ML] DIV
Northallerton DIV 11.14 ~ 11.15 [P2]
Northallerton East Jn 10/59 11/17
Yarm 11/11 [P2] 11/28 [P2]
Eaglescliffe 11.16a ~ 11.19d [P2] 11.33 ~ 11.35 [P2]
Stockton Cut Jn 11/22 11/37
Bowesfield Jn 11/33 11/39
Thornaby East Jn ? [DM-UG] 11.40 ~ 11.43 [DM]
Thornaby 11/26 [UG-DA] 11.46 ~ 12.14 [P2]
Newport East Jn DIV 12/23 [DM-DS]
Newport East Sig.DS.6883 DIV 12L24 ~ 13L18 [DS-UG2]
Transfer Line 2 DIV 13.28 ~ 13.29 [TL2]
Tees N.Y. 11.31 ~ 12.00 [GL] 13L33 ~ 13L54 [Dep.6]
Tees Yard Signal Box 12/02 [GL] 13/56 [TL2]
Newport East Jn 12/05 [SL] 14/06 [DS]
Middlesbrough 12/09 [SL] 14/09 [DS]
Whitehouse Jn (Teesside) 12/12 14/15
South Bank 12/15 [ML] 14.18 ~ 14.21 [DM]
Grangetown (Cleveland) 12/17 [ML] 14/26 [DM]
Shell Jn 12/19 14/27
Wilton E.F.W. Terminal 12.32 ~ 13.12 14.50 ~ 14.59
Shell Jn 13/26 [ML] 15/24 [UM]
Grangetown (Cleveland) 13.32 ~ 13.42 15.26 ~ 15.27
Tees Dock Cleveland Potash 13.52 ~ 14.24 15.42 ~ 15.55 [Sdg.3]
Grangetown (Cleveland) 14/34 [GL] 16/00
South Bank 14/38 16/03
Whitehouse Jn (Teesside) 14/41 [SL] 16.07 ~ 16.09 [UM]
Middlesbrough 14/45 [SL] 16c14 ~ 16c15 [P1]
Newport East Jn 14/48 [GL2] 16/18 [UG2]
Tees Yard Signal Box 14/52 [GL2] 16.25 ~ 16.41 [Transfer 2]
Tees N.Y. 14L54 ~ 15L14 [GL] 16.43 ~ 17.03 [Arrivals 1]
Thornaby 15/19 [P2] 17/08 [UG1]
Bowesfield Jn 15/22 17/11
Hartburn Jn 15/25 17/13
Norton South Jn 15/31 17/18
Norton West Jn 15/34 17/18
Morden L.C. Sig.NF.7195 15/42 17/25
Ferryhill South Jn 15/52 [SL] 17/32 [DS]
Tursdale Jn 15/55 17.38 ~ 17.39 [DS-DM]
Durham 16.05a [P2] ~ 18.22d [P1] 17.48a [P2] ~ 18.23d [P1]
Tursdale Jn 18/30 18/30
Ferryhill South Jn 18/33 18/33
Darlington 18.45a ~ 18.47d [P1] 18.45 ~ 18.46 [P1]
Northallerton 19/00 [FL] 19/00 [P1]
Longlands Jn ? 19/01 [UM-US]
Thirsk 19/07 [FL] 19/08 [P1] [US]
Tollerton Jn 19/18 [FL] 19/20 [US]
Skelton Bridge Jn ? 19.27 ~ 19.30 [US-UF]
Skelton Jn (York) 19/25 19/33 [UF]
York 19.28a ~ 19.35d [P9] [LSL] 19.37a ~ 19.41d [P10] [DL]
Holgate Jn ? 19/42 [Recp.No.2]
Colton North Jn ? 19/52 [UL-UM]
Colton Jn 19/42 [LSL] 19/52 [UM]
Colton South Jn 19/43 [NNL] DIV
Church Fenton 19/48 [P1] DIV
Sherburn Jn 19/52 DIV
Gascoigne Wood Jn 19/54 DIV
Hambleton West Jn 19/59 DIV
Hambleton North Jn DIV 20/02
Hambleton East Jn 20/01 20/02
Selby West Jn 20/05 20/07
Selby Canal Jn 20/08 20/10
Temple Hirst Jn 20/16 20/18
Doncaster Sig.D866 20.22 ~ 20.27 20.23 ~ 20.26
Heck Plasmor Sdg.2 20.30 ~ 20L29 ~ 20L39
Heck Plasmor Headshunt ? 20L44 ~ 20L49
Heck Plasmor Sdg.2 ~ 20.55 20L55 ~ 20L58
Shaftholme Jn 21/06 21/10
Doncaster 21.11a [P4] 21.19 [P4]

No Mileages provided in Tour Brochure.


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

0D34 : (66587 + 66419 + 66505) : Leeds Balm Road Loco (FHH) to Belmont Down Yard

Location Booked Actual (from RTT)
Leeds Balm Road Loco (FHH) 08+00d 08+11
Stourton Jn 08/05 08/14
Methley Jn 08/10 08/20
Altofts Jn 08/12 ?
Turners Lane Jn 08/19 ?
Calder Bridge Jn 08/21 ?
Crofton West Jn 08/24 ?
Hare Park Jn 08*27 ~ 08*41 ?
South Kirkby Jn 08/48 ?
Adwick Jn 08/54 ?
Adwick 08/56 [P1] ?
Doncaster Marshgate Jn 09/04 09/02
Doncaster 09+05 ~ 09+07 [G2] 09+04 ~ 09+06
Bridge Jn 09/09 09/13 [HXG] [WS2]
Belmont Down Yard 09+14a 09+15

5Z34 : (66587 + 66419 + 66505 + 66047 + 66172 + tour stock) : Belmont Down Yard to Doncaster
 

Location Booked Actual (from RTT)
Belmont Down Yard 09+38d 09+38 [UpWest Recp]
Bridge Jn 09/43 [WS1] 09/44
Doncaster 09+46a [P4] 09+49 [P4]

5Z35 : (66111 with 66067 on rear) : Durham to Durham North DF Tyne S.S.
 
Location Booked Actual
Durham 16+10d [P2] 17+53 [P2]
Durham Sig.TY357 / TY358 16*12 ~ 16*40 [Dn Loop] 17+55 ~ 18+04 [Dn Loop]
Durham North ? 18+07 [DF](Sig.TY356)
Birtley Jn 16/51 DIV
Tyne S.S. 16+56a DIV

 
5Z36 : (66067 with 66111 on rear) : Tyne S.S. Durham North DF to Durham
 
Location Booked Actual
Tyne S.S. 17+22d DIV
Birtley Jn 17/27 DIV
Durham North DIV 18+31 [DF-UF]
Durham Sig.TY357 / TY358 17*38 ~ 18*14 [Up Loop] DIV
Durham 18+16a [P1] 18+20 [P1]

5Z37 : (66067 with 66111 on rear) : Doncaster to Belmont Down Yard
 

Location Booked Actual (from RTT)
Doncaster 21+15d [P4] 21+51 [P4]
Bridge Jn 21/17 21/54
Belmont Down Yard 21+22a 21+58 [Up Recp Loop]


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