16th April 2011
The Alter Ego

Locos Used CFL 1604, Ex-CFL 2001
SNCB 5404, Ex-SNCB 7309
Stock Used ????

 

Loco(s) Train No. Route
5404 Z18510 Brussels Nord - Brussels Midi - Nivelles - Charleroi Sud - Tamines - Namur - Jemelle - Libramont (rev)
5404 Z18510 Libramont - Bertrix - Virton - Rodange
1604 (1) 97124 Rodange - Petange
7309 (2) Petange - Fond de Gras
2001 (2) Fond de Gras - Bois de Rodange
7309 (3) (2) Bois de Rodange - Fond de Gras
1604 (1) (2) Fond de Gras - Petange
1604 (1) 96144 Petange - Esch-sur-Alzette - Bettembourg - Luxembourg - Ettelbruck - Kautenbach - Troisvierges
5404 Z18511 Troisvierges - Gouvy
5404 Z18512 Gouvy - Aywaille - Angleur - Liege Guillemins - Landen - Leuven - Brussels Nord - Brussels Midi

Notes :
(1)
5404 inside but not powering.
(2) As far as we know there were no train numbers issued for the AMTF sections of the tour.
(3) 2001 on rear.


Tour Review
(by ...)

To follow...


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Erwin Lemens and Ross Hamilton with explanatory notes)

Km Location Booked Actual Notes on Actual Timings
0.0 Brussels Nord 07.37d 07.42d  
1.80 Brussels Central 07/40 07/46  
3.80 Brussels Midi 07/43 07/49  
 6.70 Y. Vorst-Oost 07/45    
10.90 Y. Linkbeek 07/51    
14.70 Sint-Genesuis-Rode 07/54    
 22.25 Braine-l'Alleud 08/01 08.03a ~ 08.21d Held for 2 trains due to single line working
32.60 Nivelles 08/12 08/30  
44.30 Luttre 08/22 08/39  
52.00 Roux 08/28 08/56 Further delays due to single line working
55.50 Marchienne-au-Pont 08/31 08/59  
56.10 Y. La Sambre 08/32    
58.80 Charleroi Sud 08/34 09/03  
 65.60 Chatelet 08/40 09/08  
73.70 Tamines 08/46 09/16  
76.10 Auvelais 08/49 09/18  
78.80 Jemeppe-sur-Sambre 08/52 09/22  
81.10 Moustier 08/54    
84.50 Franiere 09/00 09/26  
90.60 Y. Flawinne 09/08    
95.60 Namur 09.14a ~ 09.14d 09.42a ~ 09.45d  
104.30 Naninne 09/24 09/56  
113.70 Assesse 09/33 10.04a ~ 10.16d Looped to allow AM96 to pass
124.40 Ciney 09/42 10/26  
134.90 Haversin 09/50 10/36  
147.10 Marloie 10/00 10/46  
153.00 Jemelle 10/05 10/50  
161.70 Grupont 10/12 10/58  
167.80 Mirwart- Block 66 10/17    
185.40 Libramont 10.33 ~ 10.58 11.39a ~ 12.01d Further delays to pass 2 trains in single line
working between Grupont and Libramont but
departed ahead of local unit to Bertrix
197.50 Bertrix 11/08 12/11  
217.70 Florenville 11/24 12/25  
242.70 Virton 11.45 ~ 11.45 12.46a ~ 12.48d Picked up CFL radio
266.05 Y. Aubange 12/05 13/04  
267.55
0.00
Rodange 12.10 ~ 12.21 13.10a ~ 13.25d  
2.60
0.00
Petange 12.25 ~ 12.30 13.30a ~ 13.47½d Ran straight into a non-platform line accessible
from both CFL & AMTF
  Fuusbėsch   13.58a ~ 14.27 Unadvertised PS, also AFBs passed train and ran
to Fond de Gras ahead of us
6.00
0.00
Fond de Gras 13.10 ~ 13.25 14.36a ~ 14.46d Change trains to AMTF stock
1.30
0.00
Bois de Rodange 13.35 ~ 13.45 14.50a ~ 15.01d  
1.30
0.00
Fond de Gras 13.55 ~ 14.15 15.12a ~ 15.21d Change trains back to SNCB stock
6.00
0.00
Petange 14.30 ~ 14.35 15.41a ~ 15.44d Again ran straight into a non-platform line accessible
from both CFL & AMTF
4.70 Differdange 14/41 15/50  
9.10 Belvaux-Soleuvre 14/46 15/54  
12.40 Belval-Usines 14/51 15/56½  
15.60 Esch-sur-Alzette 15/54 16/01  
17.10 Esch-Lallange 14/56    
19.70 Scheuerbusch 14/58    
21.25 Noertzange 14/59 16/12  
24.70 Bettembourg-Ouest 15/03    
25.30 Bettembourg 15/05 16/17  
27.40 Livange 15/07    
29.30 Berchem Sud 15/08    
31.20 Berchem Nord 15/10    
32.10 Fentange Sud (ligne 6) 15/11    
35.10 Luxembourg-Sud 15/14    
36.80 Luxembourg 15.17 ~ 15.30 16.28a ~ 16.33d  
37.80 Luxembourg-St 15/32 16/35½  
41.10 Dommeldange 15/36 16/38½  
48.30 Lorentzweiler 15/42 16/44  
54.90 Mersch 15/48 16/49  
60.60 Cruchten 15/55 16/57 Based on km post timing point is beyond station,
held in station 16.54 - 16.55
67.30 Ettelbruck 16/03 17/02  
70.90 Burden 16/06 17/05½  
73.40 Michelau 16/09 17/08  
77.90 Goebelsmuehle 16/13 17/13 Held beyond station 17.13½ - 17.15
for Lux bound train to pass
82.20 Kautenbach 16.18 ~ 16.23 17.20a ~ 17.28d  
87.40 Wilwerwiltz 16/28 17/33  
93.90 Mecher 16/34    
97.60 Clervaux 16.37 ~ 16.40 17.41a ~ 17.55d Held to cross unit, additional PS
105.70
0.00
Troisvierges 16.49 ~ 17.05 18.04a ~ 18.10d Booked PS declined by CFL guard
8.00 Gouvy - Frontiere 17/15    
10.90
0.00
Gouvy 17.17 ~ 17.17 18.15a ~ 18.22d CFL radio given up
11.50 Vielsalm 17.27 ~ 17.30 18/32 Booked to cross; not required as out of path
23.40 Trois-Ponts 17/40 18/41  
36.80 Stoumont-Block 6 17.51 ~ 17.59 18/51 Booked to cross; not required as out of path
50.00 Aywaille 18/09 19/00  
58.20 Rivage 18/16 19/06  
65.80 Esneux 18/22    
71.50 Tilff 18/27 19/16  
78.30 Angleur 18/32 19/21  
79.10 Y. Aguesses 18/33    
80.60 Y. Val-Benoit 18/34    
81.10 Liege Guillemins 18.36 ~ 18.38 19.25a ~ 19.26d  
86.90 Ans 18/46 19/33 A storming run up the bank from Ličge!
92.80 Y. Voroux 18/50    
100.70 Remicourt 18/57 19/43  
106.00 Waremme 19/01 19/46½  
119.90 Landen 19/12 19/56  
126.70 Ezemaal 19/16    
133.10 Tienen 19/21 20/06  
140.60 Vertrijk 19/27 20/12  
149.40 Y. Molenbeek 19/33    
151.20 Leuven 19/35 20/19  
156.50 Y. Herent 19/40    
168.60 Y. Nossegem 19/53    
170.60 Y. Zaventem 19/56    
174.10 Y .Diegem 20/01    
178.20 Scharbeek 20/06 20/30  
180.50 Brussels Nord 20.09 ~ 20.14 20.41a ~ 20.45  
182.30 Brussels Central 20/17    
184.30 Brussels Midi 20.20a 20.52a  

 


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