10th October 1981

British Rail (E.R.)
Shakespearean Rambler

Locos Used 47158 & 55010 'The King's Own Scottish Borderer'
Stock Used 14023+25842+25856+25106+26174+26183+25843+26043+25005+35350

Route :

Loco Route
47158 Finsbury Park - Canonbury Jn - Dalston Western Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - Tottneham South Jn - South Tottenham - Upper Holloway - Junction Road Jn - Carlton Jn - Finchley Road - Cricklewood - Hendon - Bedford Midland
47158 Bedford Midland - Fenny Stratford - Bletchley Flyover - Claydon LNE Jn - Bicester London Road - Oxford
47158 Oxford - Wolvercot Jn - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Bordesley Jn - Tyseley - Henley-in-Arden - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
47158 Stratford-upon-Avon - Bearley Jn - Hatton West Jn - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Aynho Jn - Bicester North - Princes Risborough - High Wycombe - Greenford - Greenford South Jn - West Ealing - Ealing Broadway - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Gospel Oak - Harringay Park Jn - (1) Tottenham South Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - Stratford
55010 Stratford - Channelsea Jn - Dalston Western Jn - Canonbury Jn - Finsbury Park

Notes :
(1) Train diverted, was booked to go from Harringay Park Jn to Wood Green (Alexandra Palace).


47158 at Stratford-upon-Avon (photo: Michael Croxford)

Source : 'LASERman'

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual
Finsbury Park 08.25d 08.33
Canonbury Jn 08/29 08/38
Dalston Western Jn 08/32 08/39
Victoria Park Jn 08/37 08/44
Temple Mills East Jn 08c42 ~ 08c44 08.48 ~ 08.50
Tottenham South Jn 08/53 09/00
South Tottenham 08/57 09/02
Upper Holloway 09/04 09/08
Junction Road Jn 09/05 09/09
Carlton Road Jn 09/12 09/12
Finchley Road 09/15 09/16
Cricklewood ? 09c19 ~ 09c213
Hendon 09/23 09/27
Radlett FL 09/35
St Albans 09/34 09/40
Luton 09/43 09/48
Flitwick 09/51 09/55
Kempston Road Jn 09/57 10/04
Bedford 10.00a ~ 10.15d 10.12 ~ 10.34
Bedford Station Jn 10/17 ?
Bedford St Johns West Jn 10/23 10/39
Fenny Stratford 11/02 11/00
Bletchley Flyover 11c05 ~ 11c07 11.05 ~ 11.06
Fletton Jn 11/09 ?
Claydon LNE Jn 11/28 11/30
Bicester London Road 11/37 11/43
Oxford New North Jn 12c02 ~ 12c05 12.06 ~ 12.06
Oxford 12.08a ~ 12.20d 12.11 ~ 12.25
Wolvercot Jn 12/24 12/29
Ascott-under-Wychwood 12x36 12/44
Kingham 12/39 12/48
Moreton-in-Marsh 12t47 ~ 12t48 12/55
Evesham 13/02 13/11
Evesham SB 13t03 ~ 13t04 13.11 ~ 13.12
Norton Jn 13/15 13/23
Worcester Shrub Hill 13c20 ~ 13c22 13.29 ~ 13.30
Tunnel Jn 13/24 13/32
Droitwich Spa 13/30 13/38
Hartlebury 13/36 13/44
Kidderminster 13/42 13/48
Stourbridge Jn 13/54 13/55
Galton Jn 14/14 14/12
Soho South Jn 14/16 14/16
Birmingham New Street 14.21a ~ 14.28d 14.23 ~ 14.30
Proof House Jn 14/31 14/33
St Andrews Jn 14/34 14/36
Bordesley Jn 14/36 14/37
Tyseley 14/48 14/43
Henley-in-Arden 15/05 15/12
Bearley Jn 15/11 15/17
Stratford-upon-Avon 15.17a ~ 15.40d 15.25 ~ 15.51
Bearley Jn 15/47 15/59
Hatton West Jn 15/54 16/07
Hatton 15/56 16/09
Leamington Spa 16/04 16/17
Banbury 16/24 16/36
Aynho Jn 16/32 16/41
Bicester North 16x42 ~ 16x52 16.52 ~ 16.55
Princes Risborough 17/12 17/19
High Wycombe 17/24 17/28
Northolt Jn 17/44 17/47
Greenford 17/47 17.51a ~ 17.52d
Greenford South Jn 17/49 17/55
West Ealing 17/55 [RL] 18/03
Ealing Broadway 17/56 18/05
Acton Main Line 17c58 ~ 17c59 18.09 ~ 18.10
Acton Wells Jn 18/02 18/13
Willesden Junction HL 18c04 ~ 18c06 18.16 ~ 18.28
Gospel Oak 18/16 18/39
Upper Holloway 18/20 18/43
Harringay Park Jn 18/24 18/47
South Tottenham DIV ?
Tottenham South Jn DIV 18/56
Temple Mills West DIV 19/00
Temple Mills East Jn DIV 19/03
Stratford DIV 19L05a ~ 19L14d
Channelsea Jn DIV 19/18
Victoria Park Jn DIV 19/20
Dalston Western Jn DIV ?
Canonbury Jn DIV 19/25
Finsbury Park DIV 19.30a
Wood Green 18.34a DIV


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