16th May 1981

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Metro Trent

Locos Used 20142 & 20159
Stock Used 16159+16172+35485+3959+4807+4474+4804+4477+4821+4817+35053

Route : 1Z73 throughout

Locos Route
20142 + 20159 London Marylebone - Neasden South - Moor Park (LT) - Watford South Jn - Rickmansworth - Aylesbury
20159 + 20142 Aylesbury - Princes Risborough
20142 + 20159 Princes Risborough  - Bicester - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Hatton - Dorridge - Tyseley - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent - Nottingham - Netherfield Jn - Bingham - Bottesford West Jn - Newark Northgate - Lincoln St Marks
20142 + 20159 Lincoln Central - Sleaford North Jn - Sleaford
20159 + 20142 Sleaford - Barkston Jn - Allington Jn - Bottesford West Jn - Bingham - Nottingham - Trent - Sheet Stores Jn - Derby
20142 + 20159 Derby - Stenson Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Princes Risborough
20159 + 20142 Princes Risborough - Aylesbury
20142 + 20159 Aylesbury - (reverse of outward route) - London Marylebone

Sources : Clive Barlow, Nick Lawford & LASERman

Photo Review
(all photos: Andy Hoare)


20142 & 20159 at Warwick.


20142 & 20159 pass Fenny Compton.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Clive Barlow, Alan Osborn & LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Marylebone 07.45d 09.06   22.07a 22.35
Neasden South 07/52 09/15   21/58 22/19
Moor Park (LT) 08.05a ~ 08.06d 09.28 ~ 09.30   21.45a ~ 21.46d 22.07 ~ 22.08
Watford South Jn 08/08 09/31   21/43 ?
Rickmansworth 08/09 09/33   21/41 22/03
Aylesbury 08.42a ~ 08.57d 10.00 ~ 10.12   21.04a ~ 21.10d 21.17 ~ 21.30
Princes Risborough 09.12a ~ 09.27d 10.39 ~ 11.01   20.34a ~ 20.40d 20.44 ~ 21.02
Bicester 09/45 11/23   20/11 20/19
Aynho Jn 09/55 11/32   20/04 20/08
Banbury 10.00a ~ 10.02d 11.39 ~ 11.40   19*41a ~ 19*57d 19.49 ~ 19.55
Leamington Spa 10.23a ~ 10.25d 12.00 ~ 12.01   19.16a ~ 19.18d 19.24 ~ 19.26
Hatton 10/34 12/10   19/06 19/18
Dorridge 10/40 12/16   18/55 19/11
Tyseley 10/51 12/23   18/41 19/04
Bordesley Jn 10/54 12/26   18/37 18/59
St Andrews Jn 10/55 12/27   18/36 18/57
Landor Street Jn 10c57 ~ 10c59 12.28 ~ 12.30   18c32 ~ 18c34 18.53 ~ 18.56
Water Orton 11/06 12/37   18/21 18/46
Kingsbury Jn 11/17 12/42   18/13 18/42
Tamworth HL 11/21 12/45   18/08 18/35
Wichnor Jn 11/27 12/52   18/01 18/25
Burton-on-Trent 11.33a ~ 11.35d 12.57 ~12.58   17.52a ~ 17.54d 18.16 ~ 18.17
Stenson Jn 11/46 13/10   17/46 18/10
Derby   17.23a ~ 17.38d 17.45 ~ 18.04
London Road Jn   17/22 17/44
Spondon   17/19 17/39
Sheet Stores Jn 12/05 13/27   17/11 17/31
Trent 12/07 13/30   17/09 17/29
Nottingham 12c14 ~ 12c17 13.41 ~ 13.45   16c57a ~ 16c59d 17.15 ~ 17.18
Nottingham East Jn 12/19 13/47   16/56 ?
Netherfield Jn 12/24 13/51   16/51 17/09
Bingham 12/33 13/59   16/44 17/01
Bottesford West Jn 12/40 14/06   16/37 16/52
Allington Jn   16/30 16/50
Barkston East Jn   16/25 16/43
Sleaford   15.50a ~ 16.10d 16.17 ~ 16.26
Sleaford North Jn   15/45 16/09
Greetwell Jn   15/23 15/40
Lowfield 12/52 14/21  
Newark Northgate 13/00 14/27  
Lincoln St Marks 13.21a 14.52  
Lincoln Central   15.20d 15.36


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