28th December 1981

Humberside Loco Preservation Group
The Santa Special

Locos Used 31237, ????? & steam: (4)5305

Route : 1G07 throughout

Loco Route
????? Doncaster - Thorne Jn - Goole - Gilberdyke - Hull
5305 Hull - Bridlington - Seamer Jn - Scarborough
5305 Scarborough - Seamer Jn - Malton - York - Church Fenton - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Selby - Gilberdyke - Hull
31237 Hull - Gilberdyke - Goole - Thorne Jn - Doncaster

Notes :
(1) Originally advertised as 777 'Sir Lamiel' from Hull via Scarboroughto York then 5305 to Hull but 777 was not ready following a boiler overhaul.
(2) Train was late departing Hull due to an earlier loco failure on the leg from Doncaster.

Source : Dick Franklin (joined the train at Hull)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Doncaster 10.00d ?
Thorne Jn 10/14 ?
Goole 10.24a ~ 10.26d ?
Gilberdyke 10/34 ?
Hull 10L54a ~ 11L30d ??.?? ~ 12.11
Beverley 11.42a ~ 11.44d 12.26 ~ 12.29
Driffield 11/56 12/46
Bridlington 12w10a ~ 12w50d 13.02 ~ 13.13
Hunmanby 13/06 ?
Filey 13/10 13/40
Seamer Jn 13/19 13/48
Scarborough 13w26a ~ 15w45d 13.56 ~ 15.47
Seamer Jn 15/52 ??.?? ~ 15.55
Malton 16/14 16/16
York 16w42a ~ 17w07d 16.55 ~ 17.11
Church Fenton 17/22 ?
Sherburn South Jn 17/28 17/33
Gascoigne Wood Jn 17/33 17/36
Selby 17/45 17/46
Gilberdyke 18/01 18/04
Brough 18/08 18/11
Hessle 18/15 18/17
Hessle Road Jn 18/18 ?
Hull 18L23a ~ 18L38d 18.27 ~ 18.38
Gilberdyke Jn 19/00 18/57
Goole 19.09a ~ 19.11d 19.05 ~ 19.07
Thorne Jn 19/24 19/20
Doncaster 198.40a 19.35


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