19th May 2001

Past Time Rail
The Citadel Express

Locos Used 90034 & Steam: 45407 (running as 45157) & 76079
Stock Used load 10 (load 11 when steam locos were on)

Route :
1Z38 : Northampton to Carlisle
1Z39 : Carlisle to Northampton

Loco(s) Route
90034

Northampton - Rugby - Nuneaton - Tamworth - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Preston

45407 + 76079

Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth North Jn - Tebay - Carlisle

45407 + 76079 Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Preston
90034 Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Northampton

Sources : Rob Wells & Gordon Lacy (joined/left the train at Lichfield)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Rob Wells & Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Northampton 07.28d ?   21.45a ?
Long Buckby 07/37 ?   21/33 ?
Rugby 07/48 ?   21/25 ?
Nuneaton 08.00a ~ 08.03d ?   21.06a ~ 21.12d ?
Tamworth 08.15a ~ 08.20d ?   20/42 ?
Lichfield Trent Valley 08.27a ~ 08.38d ??.?? ~ 08.38   20.25a ~ 20.35d 20.27 ~ ??.??
Armitage Jn 08/43 08/45   20/49 20/51
Colwich Jn 08/47 08/47   20/14 20/17
Stafford 08/53 08/57   20/10 20/13
Norton Bridge 08/57 09/04   20/06 20/05
Madeley Jn 09/06 09/12   19/59 19/58
Basford Hall Jn 09/12 09/16   19/55 19/52
Crewe 09.16a ~ 09.18d 09.23 ~ 09.25   19.49a ~ 19.51d 19.42 ~ 19.48
Winsford SB 09/26 09/33   19/40 19/29
Weaver Jn 09/32 09/38   19/30 19/21
Acton Grange Jn 09/36 09/42   19/22 19/16
Warrington Bank Quay 09/38 09/44   19/19 19/14
Dallam Jn 09/39 ?   19/16 ?
Winwick Jn 09/40 09/46   19/11 19/09
Springs Branch Jn 09/45 09/51   19/04 19/04
Wigan South Jn 09/46 ?   19/03 19/03
Wigan North Western 09.47a ~ 09.51d 09.53 ~ 09.55   18.59a ~ 19.02d 18.59 ~ 19.02
Balshaw Lane Jn 09/58 10/02   18/53 18/47
Euxton Jn 09/59 10/03   18/47 18/44
Preston 10L06a ~ 10L30d 10.09 ~ 1.30   187L07a ~ 18L36d 18.01 ~ 18.34
Lancaster 11.02a ~ 11.20d 10/56   17/38 17/38
Morecambe South Jn 11/23 10/59   17/36 17/36
Carnforth North Jn 11/27 11/04   17/32 17/32
Oxenholme 11w42 ~ 12w27 11.21 ~ 12.02 [DGL]   16w43 ~ 17w17 16.43 ~ 17.15 [UGL]
Tebay 12/45 12/21   16/28 16/26
Shap Summit 12/53 12/28   16/22 16/20
Penrith 13/06 12/42   16/06 16/05
Carlisle 13.27a 13.01   15.40d 15.40


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