3rd April 2004

Past Time Rail
The Citadel Express

Locos Used 66152, 67011 & steam: 6201

Route:
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Preston
1Z62 : Preston to Carlisle
1Z63 Carlisle to Preston
1Z64 : Preston to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
67011 Bristol Temple Meads - Filton Abbey Wood - Pilning - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee East Jn - Maindee North Jn - Abergavenny  Hereford - Craven Arms - Shrewsbury - Nantwich - Crewe - (via ECML) - Preston
6201 Preston - (via WCML) - between MP 62 & 63 (1)
66152 (2) between MP 62 & 63 - Carlisle Upperby
66152 Carlisle Upperby - Carlisle
67011 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Patchway

Notes :
(1) 6201 failed and was assisted to Upperby by 66152.
(2) plus 6201 dead-in-tow. 6201 plus support coach removed at Upperby.
(3) Train terminated at Patchway due to engineering works.

Source : various including Malc Thompson, Nick Roberts & Dave Lodwick

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 05.06d 05.06  
Bristol East Jn 05/07 ?  
Dr Days Jn 05/08 05/08  
Stapleton Road 05/09 05/09  
Filton Abbey Wood 05.14a ~ 05.18d 05.13 ~ 05.15  
Filton Jn 05/19 05/16      
Patchway 05/20 05/20   22.45a 22.11
Pilning 05/23 05/23   22/38 22/07
Severn Tunnel UTG 05/28 ?   22/33 ?
Severn Tunnel Junction 05/29 05/29   22/32 22/00
Maindee East Jn 05/39 ?   22/23 ?
Maindee North Jn 05/41 ?   22/21 ?
Cwmbran 05.49a ~ 05.51d ?   22.09a ~ 22.12d 21.40 ~ 21.40
Little Mill Jn 05/58 05/58   22/03 21/34
Abergavenny 06.06a ~ 06.08d 06.07 ~ 06.10   21.51a ~ 21.54d 21.24 ~ 21.27
Pontrilas 06/21 ?   21/39 ?
Tram Inn 06/26 06/26   21/34 21/10
Hereford 06.36a ~ 06.39d 06.36 ~ 06.40   21.23a ~ 21.26d 20.59 ~ 21.01
Shelwick Jn 06/42 ?   21/20 ?
Leominster 06/52 06/52   21/04 20/44
Wooferton 06/57 06/58   20/59 20/41
Bromfield 07/02 ?   20/53 ?
Craven Arms 07/06 07/07   20/50 20/30
Marsh Brook LC 07/12 ?   20/46 ?
Dorrington 07/22 ?   20/37 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 07/27 ?   20/29 ?
Shrewsbury 07.31a ~ 07.36d 07.32 ~ 07.37   20.23a ~ 20.25d 20.01 ~ 20.07
Harlescot 07/41 ?   20/18 ?
Wem 07/52 07/49   20/10 19/49
Prees 08/00 ?   20/07 ?
Wrenbury 08/12 ?   19/55 ?
Nantwich 08/17 08/16   19/45 19/32
Gresty Lane Jn 08/22 ?   19/41 ?
Crewe 08.29a ~ 08.37d 08.23 ~ 08.38   19.36a ~ 19.39d 19.19 ~ 19.26
Crewe Coalyard SB 08/41 ?   19/34 ?
Winsford SB 08/47 08/46   19/23 18/38
Weaver Jn 08/52 08/52   19/17 18/33
Acton Grange Jn 09/03 08/55   19/05 18/29
Warrington Bank Quay 09/05 08/57   19/04 18/28
Dallam Jn 09/06 ?   19/03 ?
Winwick Jn 09/08 08/59   19/01 18/25
Springs Branch Jn 09/13 09/04   18/55 18/19
Wigan South Jn 09/13 ?   18/53 ?
Wigan North Western 09/14 09/07   18/52 18/17
Balshaw Lane Jn 09/20 09/15   18/44 18/12
Euxton Jn 09/22 09/18   18/40 18/11
Preston 10L00a ~ 10.12d 09.30 ~ 10.12   17L50a ~ 18L33d ??.?? ~ 18.05
Lancaster 10/45 10/47   17/22 ?
Morecambe South Jn 10/49 10/49   17/17 ?
Carnforth North Jn 10/53 10/54   17/13 ?
Oxenholme 11.10a ~ 11.54d 11.11 ~ 11.56   16.34a ~ 16.58d ?
Tebay 12/14 12/18   16/16 ?
Penrith 12/37 12/39   15/54 ?
Carlisle 13.04a ??.??   15.28d ?


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