23rd October 1976

Thompson B1 L.P.S.
Dinting York Express

Locos Used 45005 & 47026

Route :

Loco Route
45005 London St Pancras - (via MML) - Leicester
47026 Leicester - Loughborough - Trent - Trowell Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Sheffield Victoria - Woodhead - Dinting
47026 Dinting - Godley - Guide Bridge - Stalybridge - Standedge - Huddersfield - Wakefield Kirkgate - Normanton - Castleford - Church Fenton - York
47026 York - Church Fenton - Pontefract Baghill - Rotherham - Sheffield - Chesterfield - ??? - Loughborough - (via MML) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) For visits to the Dinting Railway Centre and National Railway Museum.

Sources : John Simmonds (joined/left the train at Leicester), Peter Toogood
& Alan Osborn (on the train throughout)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Osborn)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
St Pancras 08.03d 08.05   22.26a 22.19
St Albans 08.24a ~ 08.27d 08.29 ~ 08.31   22.00a ~ 22.02d 21.45 ~ 21.56
Harpenden 08.34a ~ 08.36d 08.41 ~ 08.43   21.52a ~ 21.54d 21.36 ~ 21.38
Luton 08.43a ~ 08.46d 08.52 ~ 08.54   21.44a ~ 21.46d 21.26 ~ 21.29
Bedford 09/02 09/10   ? ?
Sharnbrook 09/07 09/15   ? ?
Wellingborough 09/15 09/22   21/06 20/58
Kettering 09/21 09/27   ? ?
Desborough & Rothwell 09/27 09/33   ? ?
Market Harborough 09/31 09/37   20/50 20/43
Kibworth 09/37 09/43   ? ?
Wigston North Jn 09/47 09/48   ? ?
Leicester 09.51a ~ 09.53 09L52 ~ 10L03   20.29a ~ 20.31d 20.25 ~ 20.27
Syston South Jn 10/00 10/09   ? ?
Loughborough 10/06 10/15   20/18 20/11
Trent 10/13 10/24   ? ?
Trowell Jn 10/22 10/30   ? ?
Pye Bridge Jn 10/31 10/39   ? ?
Clay Cross South Jn 10/39 10/47   ? ?
Chesterfield 10/44 10/52   19/38 19/46

 

Location Booked Actual
Woodhouse 08.03d 08.05
Rotherwood 11c02 ~ 11c04 11.12 ~ 11.15
Wadsley Bridge 11/18 11/33
Penistone 11/32 11/40
Dunford Bridge 11/41 11/49
Woodhead 11/44 11/52
Dinting 12.04a ~ 12.30d 12.07 ~ 12.37
Godley 12/34 12/43
Guide Bridge 12/39 12/48
Stalybridge 12/48 13/00
Greenfield 12/56 13/08
Marsden 13/05 13/10
Huddersfield 13/15 13/25
Thornhill LNW Jn 13/26 13/33
Wakefield Kirkgate 13c39 ~ 13c41 13.45 ~ 13.47
Normanton 13/50 13/54
Church Fenton 14/06 14/09
York 14.20a ~ 18.10d 14.19 ~ 18.10
Church Fenton 18/23 18/23
Burton Salmon 18/29 18/32
Pontefract Baghill 18/38 18/37
Rotherham 19/05 19/07
Sheffield 19c17 ~ 19c20 19.17 ~ 19.20

Timings continue in first table.

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