20th December 1975

British Rail
(Day Excursion)

Loco Used 47006
Stock Used 4695+4693+4452+4092+9325+9128E+4671+4292+4348+4631

Route : 1Z71 throughout

Loco Route
47006 Stratford - (via GEML) - Haughley Jn - Bury St Edmunds - Soham - Ely - March - Whittlesea - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Grantham - Bottesford West Jn - Netherfield Jn - Nottingham - Mansfield Jn - Radford Jn - Trowell Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn (1) - Beighton Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Woodburn Jn - (1) Sheffield
47006 Sheffield (2) - Dore Station Jn - Tapton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Stratford

Notes :
(1) Booked route was MML (i.e. via Dore Station Jn).
(2) Return route confirmation to Nottingham is required - above is per booked times.

Sources : Adrian Brown (on train Stratford to Sheffield & Nottingham to Stratford) & Gerald Brown

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Adrian Brown)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Stratford 07.35d 07.39   23.02a 23.02
Ilford ??.??a ~ 07/42d 07.52 ~ 07.53   22.54a ~ ??.??d 22.55 ~ ??.??
Romford ??.??a ~ 07.51d 07.59 ~ 08.2   22.45a ~ ??.??d 22.47 ~ 22.48
Gidea Park 07/54 08/06   22/42 22/45
Shenfield ??.??a ~ 08.02d 08.15 ~ 08.17   22.34a ~ ??.??d 22.37 ~ ??.??
Chelmsford ??.??a ~ 08.13d 08.26 ~ 08.28   22.22a ~ ??.??d 22.25 ~ 22.26
Witham ??.??a ~ 08.24d 08.40 ~ 08.41   22.11a ~ ??.??d 22.15 ~ 22.16
Kelvedon ??.??a ~ 08.30d 08.48 ~ 08.48   22.04a ~ ??.??d 22.08 ~ 22.08
Marks Tey 08/36 08/53   21/59 22/04
Colchester 08.40a ~ 08.42d 08.58 ~ 08.59   21.52a ~ 21.53d 21.55 ~ 21.58
Manningtree 08/51 09/11   21/49 21/48
Ipswich 09c02 ~ 09c05 09.22 ~ 09.23   21c33 ~ 21c34 21.37 ~ 21.39
Haughley Jn 09/21 09/35   21/18 ?
Bury St Edmunds 09/46 09/49   21/03 21.00 ~ 21.03
Chippenham Jn 10/02 10/02   20/37 ?
Soham 10/10 10/10   20/27 ?
Ely Dock Jn 10/18 10.18 ~ 10.27   20/17 ?
Ely 10/20 10/28   20/15 20/19
Ely North Jn 10/22 10/32   20/13 ?
March 10c43 ~ 10c45 10.53 ~ 11.04   19c52 ~ 19c55 19.59 ~ 20.00
Whittlesea 10/58 11/14   19/42 ?
Peterborough 11c15 ~ 11c17 11.23 ~ 11.25   19c29 ~ 19c31 19.29 ~ 19.30
Tallington 11/37 ?   19/19 ?
Stoke 11/47 11/53   19/08 19/02
Grantham 11c53 ~ 11c55 11/59   18c58 ~ 19c00 18/54
Allington 12/01 12/05   18/51 ?
Bottesford 12/08 12/09   18/44 ?
Aslockton 12/14 12/14   18/37 ?
Bingham 12/17 12/16   18/34 18/37
Netherfield Jn 12/25 ?   18/27 ?
Nottingham 12.31a ~ 12.33d 12.31 ~ 12.33   18.17a ~ 18.20d 18.10 ~ 18.20
Mansfield Jn 12/36 ?   18/15 ?
Radford Jn 12/39 ?   18/12 ?
Trowell Jn 12/46 ?   18/03 ?
Pye Bridge Jn 12/57 ?   17/55 ?
Morton 13/02 ?   17/50 ?
Clay Cross South Jn 13/05 13/05   17/45 ?
Chesterfield 13/10 13.10 ~ 13.15   17/41 ?
Dronfield 13/17 DIV   17/36 ?
Dore 13/21 DIV   17/32 ?
Barrow Hill Jn DIV 13/21  
Beighton Jn DIV 13/29  
Woodhouse Jn DIV 13/32  
Darnall DIV 13/36  
Woodburn Jn DIV 13/37  
Sheffield 13.30a 13.42   17.25d ?


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