1st & 2nd May 1968

Alan Pegler / L.C.G.B.
40th Anniversary Non-Stop Run from Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Locos Used D97 & 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used Booked for load 7 BR standard coaches formed: BSK, 2x FO, RK, 2x SO & RMB

Route :

Date Loco Route
01/05 4472 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
02/05 D97

Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Millerhill - Heriot - Galashiels - Hawick - Riccarton Jn - Riddings Jn - Longtown Jn - Carlisle - (via S&C) - Keighley - Whitehall Jn - Engine Shed Jn (1) - Normanton - Cudworth - Wath Road Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Sheffield (Midland) - Dore & Totley - Clay Cross - Pye Bridge - Trowell - Trent - (via MML) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) A loco change was booked at Engine Shed Jn but this did not take place.

Sources : John Broderick, Rod Miebs, Leonard Rogers & The Bluebell Railway Museum


4472 captured passing Newark North Gate station (photo: Gordon Lacy)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick & The Bluebell Railway Museum)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Kings Cross 10.00d [SL] ?
2.41 Finsbury Park 10/07 ?
10.10 Greenwood ? ?
12.57 Potters Bar 10/22 ?
17.54 Hatfield 10/27 ?
25.03 Knebworth ? ?
31.74 Hitchin 10/45 10/42
44.10 Sandy ? 10/54
58.70 Huntingdon 11/07 11/07
76.29 Peterborough North 11/23 11/23
79.40 Werrington Jn ? ?
88.52 Essendine 11/37 11/36
100.08 Stoke Summit 11/48 11/47
105.38 Grantham 11/53 11/53
109.56 Barkston South Jn ? 11/57
120.08 Newark North Gate 12/05 12/05
138.49 Retford 12/22 12/23
155.77 Doncaster 12/44 12/43
160.16 Shaftholme Jn 12/49 12/52
174.25 Selby 13/03 ?
188.11 York 13/25 13/25
189.60 Skelton Jn ? 13/27
197.70 Tollerton 13/37 ?
199.31 Alne ? ?
204.07 Pilmoor ? ?
210.27 Thirsk 13/48 13/50
218.07 Northallerton 13/56 13/58
226.03 Eryholme Jn 14/08 14/08
232.21 Darlington 14/16 14/17
245.09 Ferryhill 14/29 14/31
254.24 Durham 14/39 14/41
263.01 Birtley ? ?
267.59 King Edward Bridge 14/56 14/55
268.27 Newcastle Central 14/59 14/58
284.77 Morpeth 15/21 15/23
303.16 Alnmouth 15/40 ?
319.79 Belford 15/58 ?
334.12 Tweedmouth 16/16 ?
335.27 Berwick ? 16/35
336.29 Marshall Meadows 16/19 ?
351.49 Grantshouse 16/36 17/03
363.49 Dunbar 16/46 17/14
375.09 Drem Jn 16/51 17/25
379.49 Longniddry Jn ? ?
386.57 Monktonhall Jn 17/06 ?
389.69 Portobello 17/09 ?
392.69
0.00
Edinburgh Waverley 17.15a ~ 09.15d ??.?? ~ 09.14
3.00 Portobello 09/20 09/20
6.19 Millerhill ? 09/23
8.21 Hardengreen Jn 09/28 09/36
19.09 Heriot 09/45 09/48
33.43 Galashiels 10/01 10/04
37.17 Melrose ? 10/08
49.45 St Boswells 10/09 10/12
52.67 Hawick 10/24 10/24
65.68 Riccarton Junction 10/44 10/46
73.77 Newcastleton 10/54 10/55
84.12 Riddings Jn 11/07 11/07
88.49 Longtown Jn 11/12 11/12
96.68 Canal Jn 11/20 ?
98.15 Carlisle 11c25 ~ 11c27 11.24 ~ 11.27
99.48 Durran Hill Jn ? 11/30
129.00 Appleby West 12/00 12/00
146.45 Ais Gill 12/24 12/21
157.60 Blea Moor 12/34 12/33
171.60 Settle Jn 12/49 12/43
175.00 Hellifield 12/52 ?
185.01 Skipton 13c02 ~ 13c04 12/58
186.15 Snaygill 13/06 ?
194.16 Keighley 13/13 13/06
200.39 Shipley Leeds Jn 13/20 13/14
210.47 Whitehall Jn 13/35 13/26
211.71 Engine Shed Jn 13L37 ~ 13L47 13/33
221.10 Altofts Jn 14/01 13/49
222.05 Normanton 14/03 13/52
232.08 Cudworth 14/24 14/18
239.23 Wath Road Jn 14/37 14/27
245.13 Rotherham Masborough 14/48 14/41
250.54 Sheffield Midland 14c58 ~ 15c00 14.53 ~ 15.05
254.74 Dore & Totley 15/07 ?
257.50 Dronfield 15/10 ?
262.74 Chesterfield 15/15 15/20
266.75 Clay Cross 15/21 15/27
270.10 Morton Sidings 15/25 ?
275.56 Pye Bridge 15/34 15/39
284.00 Trowell 15/44 15/51
289.29 Trent 15/50 16/00
289.72 Trent Jn 15/51 ?
297.48 Loughborough Midland 15/57 16/09
305.31 Syston 16/03 ?
310.08 Leicester London Road 16/08 16/19
313.22 Wigston North Jn 16/13 ?
319.34 Kibworth North 16/19 ?
326.19 Market Harborough 16/24 ?
330.55 Desborough North 16/29 ?
334.17 Glendon North Jn ? ?
337.12 Kettering 16/34 ?
344.09 Wellingborough 16/39 16/49
349.43 Sharnbrook Summit 16/44 16/56
359.17 Bdford North 16/54 17/00
368.76 Flitwick 17/01 17/07
378.74 Luton 17/12 17/13
289.23 St Albans City 17/22 17/21
402.16 Hendon 17/34 17/30
405.50 Finchley Road 17/37 17.34 ~ 17.34
409.14 St Pancras 17.42a ?


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