24th November 1973

D.A.A. Rail Tour Society
The Keighley Limited

Locos Used 1963, 6562 & 6563 & steam: 1931 (Swedish?) & 41241

Route : 1Z76 throughout
(Headcode 54 on the SR)

Loco(s) Route
6562 Brighton - Preston park - Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - Earlswood - (via Quarry Line) - Coulsdon North - East Croydon - Selhurst - Clapham Junction - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Gospel Oak - Camden Road - Dalston Eastern Jn
1963 Dalston Eastern Jn - Canonbury - Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Huntingdon - Peterborough - Grantham - Newark - Doncaster - Normanton - Woodlesford - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Keighley
1931 + 41241 Keighley - Oxenhope
1931+ 41241 Oxenhope - Keighley
1963 Keighley - (reverse of outward route) - Dalston Eastern Jn
6563 Dalston Eastern Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Brighton

Sources : John Clifford (joined/left the train at East Croydon)
& Alan Osborn (joined the tour at Three Bridges)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Alan Osborn)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Brighton 07.15d ?   23.21a ?
Preston Park 07/18 ?   23/18 ?
Keymer Jn 07/27 ?   23/09 ?
Haywards Heath 07.31a ~ 07.32d ?   23.03a ~ 23.05d ?
Balcombe Tunnel SB 07/39 ?   22/56 ?
Three Bridges 07.42a ~ 07.44d ??.?? ~ 07.45   22.50a ~ 22.51d 22.59 ~ ??.??
Earlswood 07/53 07/58   22/43 22/50
Coulsdon North 08/01 08/05   22/35 22/43
East Croydon 08.06a ~ 08.08 08.10 ~ 08.12   22.25a ~ 20.27d 22.35 ~ 22.??
Windmill Bridge Jn 08/10 08/13   22/23 22/34
Streatham Jn 08/14 08/17   22/16 22/29
Balham Jn 08/16 08.20a ~ 08.20d   22/14 22/27
Clapham Junction 08.21a ~ 08.22 08.27 ~ 08.28   22.07a ~ 22.09d 22.15 ~ 22.22
Latchmere Jn 08/26 08/30   22/03 22/11
Kensington (Olympia) 08/34 08/34   21/57 22/05
North Pole Jn 08/39 08/38   21/53 21/57
Willesden Junction (HL) 08.44a ~ 08.46d 08.42 ~ 08.43   21.48a ~ 21.50d 21/53
Camden Road 09/01 08/59   21/33 21/41
Dalston Eastern Jn 09.09a ~ 09.21d 09.06 ~ 09.23   21.11a ~ 21.23d 21.23 ~ 21.33
Canonbury 09/24 09/27   21/08 21/19
Finsbury Park 09.29a ~ 09.31d 09.31 ~ 09.33   21.01a ~ 21.03d 20.57 ~ 21.13
Potters Bar 09/46 09/46   20/49 20/43
Hatfield 09/53 09/51   20/45 20/39
Knebworth ? ?   20/40 20/34
Hitchin 10/06 10/08   20/31 20/29
Sandy 10/17 10/17   20/19 20/21
Huntingdon North 10/27 10/27   20/09 20/11
Peterborough North 10/42 10/39   19/55 19/59
Essendine 10/50 10/48   19/44 19/51
Stoke 11/00 10/57   19/36 19/42
Grantham 11/04 11/01   19/31 19/40
Barkston South Jn 11/07 11/04   19/27 19/38
Newark North Gate 11/14 11/14   19/18 19/30
Retford 11/27 11/33   19/03 19/14
Doncaster 11.45a ~ 11.46d 11.54 ~ 11.56   18.45a ~ 18.47d 18.56 ~ 18.58
Bentley Crossing 11/49 11/59   ? ?
Adwick Jn 11/53 12/02   ? ?
South Kirkby 11/56 12/06   ? ?
Hare Park Jn 12/04 12/13   18/15 18/41
Crofton West Jn 12/08 12/15   ? ?
Turners Lane ? ?   18.05a ~ 18.07d 18.29 ~ 18.30
Normanton 12/20 12/26   17/59 18/22
Altofts Jn 12/21 12/27   17/58 18/20
Hunslet South Jn ? ?   17.46a ~ 17.48d 18.07 ~ 18.11
Engine Shed Jn 12.35a ~ 12.37d 12.41 ~ 12.45   17/42 18/03
Whitehall Jn 12/39 12/48   17/33 18/02
Shipley Leeds Jn 12/54 13/01   17/18 17/49
Keighley 13.04a 13.09   17.09d 17.34
Keighley 13.45d 13.45   16.05a 16.11
Haworth 14.03a ~ 14.04d 14.00 ~ 14.03   14.50a ~ 15.45d 14.57 ~ 15.48
Oxenhope 14.10a 14.08   14.45d 14.50


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