21st September 1968

Locomotive Club of Great Britain
The East Riding Limited Rail Tour

Loco Used 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route :

Loco Route
4472

London Kings Cross - Peterborough - Boston - Grimsby Town - Scunthorpe - Stainforth - Applehurst Jn - Joan Croft Jn - Selby - Hessle Road Jn - Hull Paragon

4472

Hull Paragon - Brough - Staddlethorpe - Goole - Doncaster - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) On the return leg the train was delayed south of Retford by vandalism. Further signal stops along the ECML resulted in lateness exceeding an hour.

Source : Terry Jackson

Photo Review


4472 taking water at Louth (photo: the Bob Mitchell collection)


4472 'Flying Scotsman' being serviced at at Hull Dairycoates (50B) depot
(photo: 2018 - Mick Nicholson Collection / 53A Models of Hull)


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Terry Jackson & Alan Rawlings)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Kings Cross 08.35d 08.36
12.57 Potters Bar 08/53 08/55
17.54 Hatfield 08/58 08/59
28.46 Stevenage 09.12a ~ 09.14d 09.10 ~ 09.14
31.74 Hitchin 09/21 09/19
44.10 Sandy 09/31 09/29
58.70 Huntingdon 09/43 09/41
76.29 Peterborough 10c03a ~ 10c05d 10.03 ~ 10.06
79.43 Werrington Jn 10/13 10/12
92.79 Spalding 10/39 10/31
107.27 Boston 11/00 10/51
122.41 Firsby 11/27 11.10 ~ 11.11
130.46 Alford Town 11/43 11/22
141.03 Louth 12w00a ~ 12w15d 11.35 ~ 11.50
154.76 Grimsby Town 12c37a ~ 12c39d 12.17 ~ 12.22
163.05 Habrough 12/51 12/37
164.63 Brocklesby 12/54 12/40
169.43 Barnetby 13p02a ~ 13p12d 12.49 ~ 13.05
170.13 Wrawby Jn 13/14 13/07
180.69 Scunthorpe 13/31 13/29
195.31 Thorne Jn 13/56 14/00
196.77 Stainforth & Hatfield 13c59a ~ 14c01d 14.03 ~ 14.05
200.50 Applehurst Jn 14/10 14/15
214.75 Selby 14/33 14/40
228.76 Staddlethorpe 14/48 14/57
245.71 Hull Paragon 15.10a ~ 18.10d 15.16 ~ 18.12
262.66 Staddlethorpe 18/34 18/32
269.43 Goole 18/44 18/42
278.20 Thorne Jn 18/59 18/52
286.55 Doncaster 19/13 19c09 ~ 19c15
304.03 Retford 19/37 19/39
? Lincoln Road ? 19.47 ~ 20.07
322.44 Newark North Gate 19/57 20/27
337.14 Grantham 20/15 20.47 ~ 20.50
342.44 Stoke Summit 20/21 21/00
354.00 Essendine 20/31 21/10
363.12 Werrington Jn 20/40 21.22 ~ 21.25
366.23 Peterborough North 20/45 21/43
383.62 Huntingdon 21/06 22/03
398.42 Sandy 21/18 22/16
410.58 Hitchin 21/33 22/27
417.49 Knebworth 21/40 22/34
424.78 Hatffield 21/47 22/40
429.75 Potters Bar 21/52 22/44
440.11 Finsbury Park 22/03 22/54
442.52 Kings Cross 22.08a 23.10


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