August 85 moves and gen

 

      A fair bit of leave taken to rake in exotic power on holiday reliefs, an enjoyable 20 tour and the usual local roarer leaps.                                  

 

 

                                                                                                                1/8/85 Th

          083               0430 Euston-Birmingham                                 L.Buzzard-Bletchley

          53439}                       

          59463}        0555 Bletchley-Bedford                                    Bletchley-Bedford

          53425}       

          43161}        0600 St.Pancras-Sheffield                                 Bedford-Leicester

          43152}

          45113          0740 Leicester-Leeds                                          Leicester-Loughborough

          43082}        0745 Nottingham-St.Pancras                            Loughborough-Leicester

          43198}

          31121          0846 Leicester-Birmingham             

          20007}        0848 Leicester-Skegness                                    Leicester-Beeston

          20180}

         A huge crowd of bashers bailed at Beeston to do this move!           

          20170}        0909 Burton-Skegness                                       Beeston-Nottingham

          20163}

          53703}       

          59300}        1026 Nottingham-Derby                                    Nottingham-Derby

          53765}

          47425          0917 Leeds-Penzance                                       

          45112          0915 St.Pancras-Derby (hst repl)

          45121          0906 Bristol-York Relief

          45144          1155 Derby-St.Pancras (hst repl)

          47306          1030 York-Plymouth relief                                Derby-New St

          Rare Eastern 47, very well received

          45003          1021 Exeter-Edinburgh Relief         

          86429          1021 Exeter-Edinburgh Relief

          051}             1437 Birmingham-Euston                                 New St-Coventry

          086}

          58016          1140 Poole-Manchester                                     Coventry-New St

          Reported as working from Reading

          47457          1140 Poole-Manchester (ex NS)

          47414          1352 Liverpool-Portsmouth

          31457          1610 Birmingham-Norwich

          47545          1225 Plymouth-Crewe Relief

          47623          1400 Leeds-Paignton

          85035          1255 Brighton-Manchester                               New St-Stoke

          47231          1725 Manchester-Padd                                      Stoke-Wolverhampton

          002               1822 Birmingham-Stafford                              Wolverhampton-Stafford

          86261          1620 Holyhead-Euston                                      Stafford-Rugby

          059               1921 Birmingham-Euston                                 Rugby-L.Buzzard

          85020          1718 Euston-Northampton

          86003          1815 Euston-Northampton              

         

                                                                                                                3/8/85 Sa

          046               0532 Northampton-Euston                               L.Buzzard-Watford Jn

          85035          0700 Euston-Maxwelltown “Silver Hammer” Railtour Watford Jn - Wigan

          20090}        0700 Euston-Maxwelltown Railtour               Wigan-Carlisle (via Settle)

          20104}

          47150          0927 Liverpool-Edinburgh/Glasgow

          25286}        0700 Euston-Maxwelltown Railtour               Carlisle-Maxwelltown

          25200}

03088525200r.jpg  25200 at Dumfries with the Silver Hammer tour, 030885

 

          25200}        1446 Maxwelltown-Euston Railtour               Maxwelltown-Carlisle

          25286}

          47441          1015 Euston-Stranraer

          37009          1045 Euston-Ayr

          On coffins, passed the tour nr Dumfries

          81022          0717 Harwich-Glasgow/Edin

          20090}        1446 Maxwelltown-Euston Railtour               Carlisle-Wigan (via Shap)

          20104}

         Tour rerouted via Shap instead of Settle due make up for late running

          85035          1446 Maxwelltown-Euston Railtour               Wigan-Watford Jn

03088585035r.jpg Ex works 85035 looking good at Wigan NW, 030885

 

          81002          1922 Preston-Crewe

          086               2202 Euston-Rugby                                            Watford Jn-L.Buzzard

                                                                                                                6/8/85 Tu

          86216          1714 Euston-Northampton

          85037          1718 Euston-Northampton                               L.Buzzard-Northampton

          81010          1703 Euston-Holyhead

          86257          1745 Euston-Northampton

          092               1730 Birmingham-Euston                                 Northampton-L.Buzzard

          85018          1815 Euston-Northampton

                                                                                                                7/8/85 We

          85037          1714 Euston-Northampton

          86219          1718 Euston-Northampton

          81020          1745 Euston-Northampton                               L.Buzzard-Northampton

          85022          1815 Euston-Northampton

          086               1821 Birmingham-Euston                                 Northampton-L.Buzzard

          85014          1416 Blackpool-Euston

          85014          1910 Euston-Northampton

                                                                                                                9/8/85 Fr

          094               2002 Euston-Birmingham                                 L.Buzzard-Coventry

          85035          2020 Euston-Manchester                                 

          47537          1848 Brighton-Manchester                               Coventry-New St

          31167          2220 Birmingham-Leicester

          85024          1715 Glas/Edin-Birmingham                           

          31410          xxxx Harwich-Wolverhampton

                                                                                                                10/8/85 Sa

          45142          2124 Bristol-Glas/Edin

          85007          2124 Bristol-Glas/Edin                                       New St - Crewe

          85028          0025 Manchester-Paignton

          85004          0015 Liverpool-Euston

          47129          0204 Crewe-Cardiff

          85008          2215 Glasgow-Paignton                                     Crewe-New St

          45044          2215 Glasgow-Paignton

          47205          2232 Leeds-Paignton

          47189          2232 Leeds-Paignton

          47482          2035 Penzance-Newcastle

          45150          2100 Penzance-Leeds

          47437          2215 Penzance-Liverpool                                  New St-Wolverhampton

          86102          2320 Glasgow-Paignton

          85020          2345 Glasgow-Penzance                                    Wolverhampton-New St (via BS)

         Plenty “roarers” on overnights

          53744}       

          59577}        0635 Birmingham-Derby                                   New St-Derby

          53740}

          31249          0723 Chesterfield-Yarmouth                            Derby-Long Eaton

          dmu              0725 Grantham-Derby                                       Long Eaton-Derby

          47465          0645 York-Portsmouth                                      Derby-New St

          31405}        1020 Birmingham-Yarmouth                           New St-Leicester

          31184}

          45111          0600 Bradford-Weymouth                                              

          47537          0600 Bradford-Weymouth

          81010          0820 Liverpool-Paignton

          43048}        1030 St.Pancras-Sheffield                                 Leicester-Derby

          43123}

          37113          1030 York-Penzance Relief                              Derby-New St

          45044          1000 Paignton-Liverpool

          47533          0923 Newcastle-Penzance                

          47189          1025 Portsmouth-Leeds                                    

          47369          1025 Portsmouth-Leeds                                     New St-Nuneaton

          86230          1343 Crewe-Euston                           

          31427}        1042 Yarmouth-Birmingham                          

          31421}

          31442          1425 Birmingham-Norwich                               Nuneaton-Leicester

          47332          1235 Yarmouth-Birmingham                           Leicester-New St

          47355          1413 Portsmouth-York

          47332          1820 Birmingham-Norwich                               New St-Nuneaton

          85015          1245 Glasgow-Cardiff

          31278          1730 Peterboro-Birmingham                            Nuneaton-New St

          092               2021 Birmingham-Euston                                 New St-L.Buzzard

                                                                                                                13/8/85 Tu

          81014          1714 Euston-Northampton              

          86316          1718 Euston-Northampton              

          81003          1745 Euston-Northampton                               L.Buzzard-Northampton

          85007          1815 Euston-Northampton

          075               1821 Birmingham-Euston                                 Northampton-L.Buzzard

                                                                                                                16/8/85 Fr

          86325          1815 Euston-Northampton

          056               1902 Euston-Birmingham                                 L.Buzzard-Coventry

          86260          2130 Coventry-Preston                                      Coventry-New St

          86235          2030 Euston-Holyhead                                      New St-Wolverhampton

          47365          2220 Birmingham-Leicester

          81017          2130 Manchester-Newquay                              Wolverhampton-New St

          47056          2130 Manchester-Newquay

          47142          2124 Bristol-Glasgow

          81017          2124 Bristol-Glasgow                                         New St-Crewe

          45140          2142 Bristol-Glasgow

          85031          2142 Bristol-Glasgow

          45004          1807 Harwich-Wolves

                                                                                                                17/8/85 Sa

          47066}        2156 Liverpool-Penzance (170L)

          85007 (d)}                 

          85004          2156 Liverpool-Penzance (180L)                    Crewe-New St                      

          47193          2156 Liverpool-Penzance (ex New St)

          86432          2215 Glasgow-Penzance                                   

          45004          2215 Glasgow-Penzance

          45135          2100 Penzance-Leeds

          47543          2035 Penzance-Newcastle (40l)

          47571          2215 Penzance-Liverpool                                  New St-Wolverhampton

          31430          0530 Wolverhampton-Harwich

          85010          2020 Aberdeen/2355 Edinburgh-Paignton     Wolverhampton-New St (via BS)

          DMU            0635 Birmingham-Derby                                   New St-Derby

          31462          0723 Chesterfield-Yarmouth                            Derby-Beeston

          20121}        0816 Leicester-Skegness                                    Beeston-Nottingham

          20157}

          DMU            0915 Derby-Nottingham                                    Nottingham-Long Eaton

          20007}        0929 Derby-Skegness                                        

          20180}

          Flagged!

          43056}        0925 Sheffield-St Pancras                                 Long Eaton-Leicester

          43055}

          31425          0735 Norwich-Birmingham                               Leiceter-Hinkley

          31263}        1020 Birmingham-Norwich                               Hinkley-Leicester

          31229}

          43081}        1030 St. Pancras-Sheffield                                Leicester-Derby

          43058}

          37058          1030 York-Penzance Relief                              Derby-New St

          47192          0940 Poole-York Relief

          31230          0935 Norwich-Birmingham

          47199          1246 Portsmouth-Leeds

          47142          1020 Paignton-Glasgow                                    

          85028          1020 Paignton-Glasgow                                     New St-Wolverhampton (via BS)

17088585028r.jpg 85028 at New St, 170885

 

 

          47229          1246 Portsmouth-Leeds

          20099}        0915 Glasgow-Bristol Relief (ex New St!!)

          20116}

          85022          1311 Lancaster-Birmingham                            Wolverhampton-New St

          47449          1030 Poole-Wolverhampton Relief

          47187          1128 Paignton-Manchester

          85032          1128 Paignton-Manchester                               New St-Crewe      

          47608          1550 Liverpool-Poole

          33039          1417 Bangor-Cardiff

          85022          1620 Birmingham-Preston

          86314          1100 Stranraer-Euston

          81011          1510 Euston-Holyhead

          85034          1030 Inverness-Euston                                      Crewe-Stafford

          87009          1620 Holyhead-Euston                                      Stafford-Rugby

          86325          1752 Preston-Coventry

          056               1921 Birmingham-Euston                                 Rugby-L.Buzzard (via We)

          310 as booked due eng work via Weedon, usual lively screaming run testing 310’s  nominal 75mph max speed                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                18/8/85 Su

          053               0915 Euston-Rugby                                            L.Buzzard-Rugby (via Weedon)

          87004          0950 Euston-Manchester                                  Rugby-Stafford

          47443          0950 Euston-Manchester                                  Stafford-Stoke

          47598          1140 Manchester-Gatwick

          47441          1245 Manchester-Euston

          47119          1310 Manchester-Birmingham                        Stoke-New St

          81008          1620 Birmingham-Preston                                New St-Wolverhampton

          47143          1717 Birmingham-Norwich

          86314          1550 Liverpool-Poole

          85009          1750 Birmingham-Manchester

          45139          1521 Leeds-Porstmouth                                     Wolverhampton-New St

          47616          1521 Leeds-Porstmouth    

          45044          1155 Penzance-Liverpool                 

          87009          1155 Penzance-Liverpool 

          86103          1818 Birmingham-Euston                                 New St-Bir Int’l

          078               1702 Euston-Birmingham                                 Bir Int’l-New St

          87017          1927 Wolverhampton-Euston                          New St-M.Keynes

          078               1940 Birmingham-Euston                                 M.Keynes-L.Buzzard

                                                                                                                20/8/85 Tu

          86230          1714 Euston-Northampton

          85011          1718 Euston-Northampton                               L.Buzzard-Norhampton

          062               1730 Birmingham-Euston                                 Northampton-M.Keynes

          86216          1745 Euston-Northampton

          87010}        1100 Stranraer-Euston      

          87012}

          85024          1815 Euston-Northampton                               M.Keynes-Northampton

          095               1821 Birmingham-Euston                                 Northampton-L.Buzzard

          85032          1910 Euston-Wolverhampton         

                                                                                                                21/8/85 We

          85011          1714 Euston-Northampton

          86227          1718 Euston-Northampton

          86254          1745 Euston-Northampton

          86420          1815 Euston-Northampton                               L.Buzzard-M.Keynes

          85020          1840 Euston-Wolverhampton

          086}             1925 M.Keynes-Euston                                     M.Keynes-L.Buzzard

          048}            

                                                                                                                23/8/85 Fr

          056               2002 Euston-Birmingham                                 L.Buzzard-Coventry

          47360          1848 Brighton-Derby                                          Coventry-New St

          47513          2140 Bristol-Glas/Edin                                      

          86219          2140 Bristol-Glas/Edin      

          47477          2124  Bristol-Glas/Edin

          85009          2124 Bristol-Glas/Edin                                       New St-Crewe

                                                                                                                24/8/85 Sa                  

          08695          0204 Crewe-Cardiff Shunt release                   Crewe shunt

          86251          2215 Glasgow-Paignton                    

          47556          0050 Holyhead-Euston Relief

          85005          0050 Holyhead-Euston Relief

          86411          2320 Glasgow-Paignton

          86324          2345 Glasgow-Penzance                                    Crewe-Wolverhampton

         The curse of an 86’3 on a “roarer” turn strikes again

          47539          0621 Wolverhampton-Poole                            Wolverhampton-Coventry

          85003          0726 Coventry-Glasgow                                    Coventry-New St

          47315          0810 Birmingham-Yarmouth                           New St-Nuneaton

          45131          0759 Nottingham-Paignton                               Nuneaton-New St

          47353          0915 Wolverhampton-Poole Relief

          47007          0645 York-Poole Relief                                     

          47002          0645 York-Poole Relief

          45121          0600 Bradford-Poole                                         

          47357          0600 Bradford-Poole

          31420}        1020 Birmingham-Yarmouth                                          

          31427}

          85037          0838 Manchester-Newquay

          45111          0858 Bristol-Leeds                                              New St-Derby

          47333          0635 Poole-Manchester                                    

          47410          0800 Newcastle-Poole                                        Derby-Burton

          47522          0910 Paignton-Newcastle                                  Burton-Derby

          43103}        1350 Derby-St.Pancras                                      Derby-Loughborough

          43038}

          20055}        1205 Skegness-Leicester                                    Loughborough-Leicester   

          20005}

          31421}        1042 Yarmouth-Birmingham                           Leicester-Hinkley

          31424}

          31281          1425 Birmingham-Norwich                               Hinkley-Leicester

          43085}        1425 St.Pancras-Derby                                      Leicester-Long Eaton        

          43198}

          53708}

          53901}        1413 Crewe-Lincoln                                           Long Eaton-Nottingham

          53692}

          31418          1327 Yarmouth-Chesterfield                            Nottingham-Derby

          A train famous for exotic 31’s, not today…

          43174}        1610 York-Cardiff                                              Derby-New St

          43030}

          81003          1715 Liverpool-Birmingham                           

          45052          1608 Paignton-Liverpool

          81003          1608 Paignton-Liverpool

          87010          1927 Wolverhampton-Euston                          New St-M.Keynes

          076               1921 Birmingham-Euston                                 M.Keynes-L.Buzzard

                                                                                                                28/8/85 We

          070               0430 Euston-Birmingham                                 L.Buzzard-Bletchley

          53425}       

          59163}        0555 Bletchley-Bedford                                    Bletchley-Bedford              

          53439}

          43058}        0600 St.Pancras-Derby                                      Bedford-Leicester

          43142}

          45070}        0705 Derby-St.Pancras                                     

          47479}

          45127          0740 Leicester-Leeds                                          Leicester-Loughborough

          43103}        0745 Nottingham-St.Pancras                            Loughborough-Leicester

          43038}

          20146}        0848 Leicester-Skegness                                    Leicester-Beeston

          20176}

 

280885210176n1460848leskr.jpg 20146 and 20176 leave Beeston with the 0848 Leicester - Skegness, 280885

          45121          0930 Derby-Skegness Relief                            

          20185}        0940 Derby-Skegness                                         Beeston-Nottingham

          20163}

          53687}        1026 Nottingham-Derby                                    Nottingham-Derby

          59705}

          45141          0917 Leeds-Penzance                                        Derby-New St

          87013          0734 Poole-Glasgow                                           New St-Sandwell

          87027          0745 Glasgow-Birmingham                              Sandwell-New St

          47509          0850 Brighton-Manchester                                              

          85024          0850 Brighton-Manchester                               New St-Stoke

          50731}

          59534}        1330 Derby-Crewe                                              Stoke-Crewe

          53685}

          81017          1355 Birmingham-Edinburgh Relief

          86103          1416 Blackpool-Euston                                     Crewe-Rugby

          86436          1605 Euston-Birmingham                                 Rugby-Coventry

          47162          1440 Poole-Liverpool

          87004          1727 Wolverhampton-Euston                          Coventry-M.Keynes

          86224          1815 Euston-Northampton

          85018          1830 Euston-Manchester                                 

          086}             1925 M.Keynes-Euston                                     M.Keynes-L.Buzzard

          074}

                                                                                                                30/8/85 Fr

          85029          1703 Euston-Holyhead

          86231          1714 Euston-Northampton                                              

          81022          1718 Euston-Northampton                               L.Buzzard-Northampton

          25057          1115 Stirling-Euston M/r

          Crossed this nr MK, dragging dead electric

          85012          1745 Euston-Northampton

          090               1821 Birmingham-Euston                                 Northampton-L.Buzzard

          86232          1815 Euston-Northampton

                                                                                                                31/8/85 Sa

          85037          0350 Euston-Bletchley                                       L.Buzzard-Bletchley

         The “Milk empties” our superb load 3 early morning staff train

          53444}

          59206}        0555 Bletchley-Bedford                                    Bletchley-Bedford

          53500}

          43063}        0600 St.Pancras-Sheffield                                 Bedford-Leicester

          43114}

          47288          0740 Leicester-Scarborough                             Leicester--BeestonE

          31118          0723 Chesterfield-Yarmouth                            Beeston-Nottingham

          DMU            0732 Lincoln-Birmingham                                Nottingham-Beeston

          20163}        0929 Derby-Skegness                                         Beeston-Nottingham

          20185}

          53742}        0915 Nottingham-Derby                                    Nottingham-Long Eaton

          DMU}

          20103}        0929 Derby-Skegness                                         Long Eaton-Nottingham

          20143}

          53696}

          59121}        1026 Nottingham-Derby                                    Nottingham-Derby

          53669}

          53705}

          59122}        1140 Derby-Nottingham                                    Derby-Nottingham

          53663}

          31191          1043 Skegness-Sheffield                                    Nottingham-Sheffield

          31155          1255 York-Swansea Relief                                Sheffield-Derby

          53651}

          59124}        1440 Nottingham-Blackpool                            Derby-Tamworth

          53624}

          85034          1416 Blackpool-Euston                                     Tamworth-M.Keynes

          Totally unexpected “roarer” on a can turn off Tamworth!

          85011          1105 Ayr-Euston                                

          082               1725 M.Keynes-Euston                                     M.Keynes-L.Buzzard

 

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