25th April 1987

British Rail (Area Manager, Derby)
Buxton Spa Express

Locos Used 47337 & steam: 5593 'Kolhapur'

Route :

Loco Route
5593 Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Dore West Jn - Edale - Chinley South Jn - Great Rocks Jn - Single Line Access Road (Buxton)
47337 Single Line Access Road - Buxton
47337 Buxton - Single Line Access Road
5593 Single Line Access Road - (reverse of outward route) - Derby

Notes :
(1) Train started late away from Derby due to a loco problem.

Sources : Henry Allum & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Derby 10.00d 11.48   18.50a 19.11
Ambergate Jn 10/14 12/07   18/35 ?
Clay Cross South Jn 10/30 12/19   18/23 18/46
Chesterfield 10.35a ~ 10.37d 12.25 ~ 12.28   18.15a ~ 18.16d 18.36 ~ 18.38
Dronfield 10/44 12/40   18/09 18/30
Dore South Jn 10/49 12/46   18/04 18/23
Dore West Jn 10/51 12/47   18/02 18/22
Totley Tunnel East 10/53 12/49   18/00 18/19
Grindleford 11/00 12/58   17/56 18/12
Edale 11p16a ~ 11p36d 13.17 ~ 13.34   17p25a ~ 17p45d 17.46 ~ 18.01
Chinley East Jn 11/45 13/46   17/13 17/31
Chinley South Jn 11/49 13.47 ~ 13.50   16*55 ~ 17*05 17/28
Peak Forest South 12/04 14/04   16/40 17/15
Great Rocks Jn 12/09 14/06 ~ 14/06   16/35 17/12
S. Line Access Road 12L24 ~ 12L39 14.34 ~ 14.45   16L05 ~ 16L20 16.45 ~ 16.55
Buxton 12.44a 14.47   16.00d 16.42


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