26th June 2004

Lancashire Railtours
(Special Train to Oban)

Locos Used 37197 & 37261
Stock Used 5487+4940+4905+4984+4994+1861+99677+99121+3143+3136+99328+5874

Route:
1Z71 : Preston to Oban
1Z21 : Oban to Preston

Locos (2) Route
37261 + 37197 Preston - (via WCML) - Law Jn - Mossend East Jn - Mossend North Jn - Gartsherrie South Jn - Springburn - Cowlairs West Jn - Westerton - Dalmuir - Dumbarton Central - Cragendoran Jn - Crianlarich - Oban
37261 + 37197 Oban - (reverse of outward route) - Preston

Notes :
(1) Carried headboard "The Lancastrian" throughout.
(2) 37261 suffered with coolant problems and was dead-in-tow between Tebay and Carlisle & Tyndrum Tyndrum Lower to Taynuilt.


37261+37197 stand at Taynuilt during a water stop on the outward journey.
(photo: David Russell)

Source : various including Mark Hornby & David Russell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Preston 04.31d 04.31   22.33a 23.15
Lancaster 04.53a ~ 04.55d 04.56 ~ 05.00   22.06a ~ 22.08d 22.40 ~ 22.45
Morecambe South Jn 04/58 05/03   22/04 22/35
Carnforth North Jn 05/02 05/06   22/01 22/31
Oxenholme 05.14a ~ 05.16d 05.18 ~ 05.20   21.48a ~ 21.50d 22.16 ~ 22.18
Tebay 05/32 05/35   21/37 22/05
Penrith 05.52a ~ 05.54d 05.58 ~ 06.00   21.14a ~ 21.16d 21.42 ~ 21.44
Carlisle 06.28a ~ 06.30d 06.20 ~ 06.49   20.49a ~ 20.51d 20.43 ~ 21.20
Gretna Jn 06/40 06/59   20/39 20/35
Quintinshill 06/43 07/00   20/35 20/34
Lockerbie 06.56a ~ 06.58d 07.15 ~ 07.17   20.17a ~ 20.19d 20.19 ~ 20.21
Beattock 07/11 07/29   20/04 20/07
Beattock Summit 07/26 07/41   19/55 19/59
Carstairs South Jn 07/49 08/00   19/12 19/17
Carstairs 07/50 08/01   19/12 19/17
Lanark Jn 07/52 08/03   19/10 19/14
Law Jn 08/01 08/11   19/00 19/05
Holytown Jn 08/08 08/18   18/52 18/56
Mossend East Jn 08/12 08/20   18/50 18/50
Mossend North Jn 08/13 08/21   18/42 18/48
Coatbridge Central 08/23 08/33   18/33 18/42
Gartsherrie South Jn 08/27 08/34   18/32 18/39
Gartcosh Jn 08/31 08/39   18/29 ?
Springburn 08/38 08/53   18/22 18/26
Cowlairs West Jn 08/40 08/54   18/20 18/21
Westerton 08/50 09/03   17/58 18/13
Dalmuir 08/58 09/09   17/53 18/04
Dumbarton Central 09/07 09/21   17/43 17/57
Dalreoch 09/08 09/22   17/42 17/56
Cragendoran Jn 09/18 09/30   17/32 17/50
Garelochhead 09.39a ~ 09.41d 09.51 ~ 09.53   17.10a ~ 17.11d 17.33 ~ 17.34
Crianlarich 11.00a ~ 11.03d 11.06 ~ 11.09   16.07a ~ 16.09d 16.34 ~ 16.36
Taynuilt 11.52a ~ 11.54d 11.58 ~ 12.10   15.14a ~ 15.18d 15.14 ~ 15.18
Oban 12.26a 12.31   14.44d 14.44


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