23rd April 2005

Green Express Railtours
The Fenland Land Cruise

Locos Used 31190 & 57601
Stock Used 99672+99674+3143+3136+99121+21266+99317+99327+99328+1861+4960+5035

Route:
1Z61 : Llandudno Junction to Ely
1Z62 : Ely to Llandudno Junction

Loco(s) Route
57601 (1) Llandudno Junction - Rhyl - Chester - Beeston Castle & T. SB - Crewe - Alsager - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Uttoxeter - North Stafford Jn - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent South Jn - Loughborough - Syston East Jn - Oakham - Peterborough - Whittlesea - March - Ely North Jn - Ely
57601 (1) Ely - (reverse of outward route) - Llandudno Junction

Notes :
(1) 31190 on rear.


57601 powers past Hargrave (photo: John Cowlishaw)

Sources : Chris Harley & Phil Atack

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Chris Harley)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Llandudno Junction 06.35d 06.35   21.33a 22.01
Colwyn Bay 06.41a ~ 06.43d ?   21.25a ~ 21.27d ?
Abergele & Pensarn 06.50a ~ 06.52d ?   21.14a ~ 21.16d ?
Rhyl 06.58a ~ 07.00d 07.02 ~ 07.03   21.06a ~ 21.08d 21.28 ~ 21.30
Holywell Jn 07/13 07/17   20/54 21/16
Flint 07.17a ~ 07.18d ?   20.47a ~ 20.49d ?
Rockliffe Hall 07/29 07/28   20/42 ?
Saltney Jn 07/31 07/34   20/35 20/57
Chester South Jn 07/33 ?   20/33 ?
Chester 07.35a ~ 07.37d 07.37 ~ 07.41   20.30a ~ 20.32d 20.52 ~ 20.54
Beeston Castle & T.SB 07/48 ?   20/20 ?
Crewe Steel Works SB 07/56 ?   20/07 ?
Crewe 07/59 08/05   20/04 ??.??a ~ 20.22d
Crewe North Staff Jn 08/02 ?   20/01 ?
Barthomley Jn 08/05 08/11   19/58 20/06
Alsager 08/08 08/14   19/55 20/03
Kidsgrove 08/12 08/23   19/52 19/56
Etruria 08.19a ~ 08.21d 08.30 ~ 08.32   19.42a ~ 19.44d 19.43 ~ 19.44
Stoke-on-Trent 08/24 08/35   19/39 19/40
Stoke Jn 08/25 08/36   19/37 19/36
Longton 08/28 08/40   19/32 19/31
Caverswall 08/32 ?   19/29 ?
Uttoxeter 08/45 ?   19/15 ?
Tutbury & Hatton 08/51 09/07   19/06 19/03
North Stafford Jn 09/08 ?   18/57 18/55
Stenson Jn 09/09 09/14   18/56 18/54
Sheet Stores Jn 09/34 09/33   18/31 18/31
Trent South Jn 09/35 09/35   18/30 18/29
Ratcliffe Jn 09/37 09/37   18/28 18/27
Loughborough 09/47 09/48   18/17 18/07
Sileby Jn 09/55 09/55   18/09 18/01
Syston North Jn 09/59 ?   18/04 ?
Syston East Jn 10/00 10/01   18/03 17/54
Melton Mowbray 10/11 ?   17/53 ?
Langham Jn 10/20 ?   17/45 ?
Oakham 10/21 ?   17/44 ?
Manton Jn 10/27 10/26   17/41 17/30
Ketton SB 10/32 ?   17/34 ?
Helpston Jn 10/44 10/42   17/18 17/06
Peterborough 10/58 10/50   17/12 16/58
Peterborough East Jn 11/02 ?   17/08 ?
Whittlesea 11/10 ?   16/57 ?
March West Jn 11/18 ?   16/44 ?
March 11/19 11/19   16/43 16/42
Ely North Jn 11/35 11/27   16/28 16/27
Ely 11.38a 11.30   16.23d 16.24


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