Timekeeping was patchy today, L8 returned through Wisbech from Peterborough 8 late with 37569 at 11.28 and Y9 which had been 10 late on the 10.18 Wisbech to Peterborough lost further time and was 14 late heading back east. Des writes " I had 37158 on Y9 - 06.45 Gorleston JPH to Peterborough, which I took to Lynn. We were on time till congestion into Lynn where we arrived 6 late at 09.43". He continues "20102 on the 10.45 Lynn to Peterborough (L11) departing 5 late, because it was late in. We were 14 late into Peterborough rail station at 12.13. On the 12.05 return we departed 8 late and had cut this to 4 minutes by the time Queensgate was left. We were 4 late from bus station (12.19), 6 late into Lynn (13.29)". I nipped out to record 20102 passing Wisbech town bridge as seen here, Mr. Speed looking very comfortable at the controls.
Des the says "My duty continued with 37565 on the 15.02 King's Lynn to Lowestoft (K14), we departed 10 late. but were on time by our 16.55 departure from Norwich".
The loadings on the X1 west of King's Lynn are often the subject of debate, so here for reference are a couple of photos taken from X1 blog hq today....
|37158 with scarcely a seat available seen on Y9 10.18 Wisbech to Peterborough|
|20115 with a fairly healthy loading on L10 10.48 Wisbech to Peterborough today. She was 22 late at Yarmouth tonight, but only 2 late into Wisbech at 20.24|