10th September 2005

Compass Tours
The Edinburgh Circular Express

Loco Used 47703
Stock Used 3366+3395+3385+3278+3359+3408+3362+3360+1221+5788+5779+5824+9496

Route:
1Z25 : Sheffield to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z26 : Edinburgh Waverley to Sheffield

Loco Route
47703 Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Dore West Jn - Edale - Chinley - New Mills Central - Marple - Romiley - Hyde Central - Guide Bridge - Ashburys - Philips Park South Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria - Salford Crescent - Bolton - Chorley - Euxton Jn - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Carlisle - Lockerbie - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
47703 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston - Euxton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Sheffield

Sources : Compass Tours & Solomon Riley

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell & Compass Tours)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Sheffield 05.15d [P1] 06.41   22.52a [P1] 22.58
Dore Station Jn 05/22 06/49   22/46 22/50
Dore West Jn 05/23 ?   22/44 ?
Totley Tunnel East 05/25 06/51   22/42 22/52
Grindleford 05/30 ?   22/36 ?
Earles Siding SB 05/36 07/04   22/27 22/39
Edale 05/40 ?   22/21 ?
Chinley East Jn 05/45 ?   22/15 ?
Chinley North Jn 05/46 07/16   22/15 22/28
Chinley 05.48a ~ 05.50d ?   22.10a ~ 22.12d ?
New Mills South Jn 05/54 ?   22/05 ?
New Mills Central 05.58a ~ 06.00d 07.30 ~ 07.33   22.00a ~ 22.02d 22.10 ~ 22.13
Marple 06.05a ~ 06.07d ?   21.52a ~ 21.54d ?
Marple Wharf Jn 06/09 ?   21/51 ?
Romiley 06.11a ~ 06.13d 07.47 ~ 07.51   21.46a ~ 21.48d 21.45 ~ 21.57
Woodley 06/16 ?   21/43 ?
Hyde Central 06.19a ~ 06.21d ?   21.39a ~ 21.41d ?
Hyde Jn 06/26 08/04   21/36 21/40
Guide Bridge 06.31a ~ 06.33d 08.07 ~ 08.08   21.31a ~ 21.33d 21.34 ~ 21.34
Ashburys 06/38 08/17   21/25 21/28
Philips Park South Jn 06/44 08/24   21/18 21/21
Philips Park West Jn 06/45 08/27   21/16 21/19
Miles Platting Jn 06/46 [SL] 08/28   21/16 21/17
Manchester Victoria 06.49a ~ 06.54d [P3] 08.32 ~ 08.36   21.08a ~ 21.12d [P4] 21.11 ~ 21.14
Deal Street 06/56 ?   21/06 [SL] ?
Salford Crescent 07/01 [P2] 08/41   21/03 [UB] 21/06
Bolton 07.12a ~ 07.15d [P4] 08.53 ~ 08.54   20.42a ~ 20.51d [P3] 20.52 ~ 20.55
Lostock Jn 07/20 08/59   20/38 20/48
Chorley 07.29a ~ 07.31d 09.08 ~ 09.11   20.28a ~ 20.30d 20.36 ~ 20.38
Euxton Jn 07/37 [FL] 09/17   20/24 20/31
Leyland 07.43a ~ 07.46d ?   20/19a ~ 20.21d ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Farington Jn 07/51 ?
Lostock Hall Jn 08/04 09/29
Blackburn 08/18 [P2] 09/43
Daisyfield Jn 08/19 ?
Clitheroe 08/36 10/03
Horrocksford Jn 08/36 ?
Hellifield 08/55 10/25
Settle Jn 09/00 ?
Ribblehead 09/20 ?
Blea Moor 09/26 ?
Garsdale 09/41 ?
Kirkby Stephen 09/55 11/13
Appleby 10/10 ?
Kirby Thore SB 10/16 ?
Culgaith Crossover 10/22 ?
Low House Crossing SB 10/42 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 10/55 12/01
London Road Jn 10/57 ?
Carlisle 10/59 [P1] 12/19
Gretna Jn 11/16 12/30
Quintinshill 11/17 12/31
Lockerbie 11/37 12/44
Beattock 11/53 12/54
Beattock Summit 12/11 13/07
Abington 12/18 13/14
Carstairs South Jn 12/30 13/27
Carstairs East Jn 12/32 13/29
Midcalder Jn 12/58 13/47
Slateford Jn 13/14 13/54
Haymarket 13/18 14/02
Edinburgh Waverley [P20] 13.21a ~ 17.12d [P20] 14.09 ~ 17.13
Haymarket 17/15 17/17
Slateford Jn 17/21 17/20
Midcalder Jn 17/30 17/30
Carstairs East Jn 17/43 17/47
Carstairs South Jn 17/45 17/49
Abington 17/57 18/04
Beattock Summit 18/06 18/11
Beattock 18/13 18/17
Lockerbie 18/23 18/27
Gretna Jn 18/39 18/40
Carlisle 18/47 [P4] 18/52
Penrith 19/09 19/11
Tebay 19/27 19/28
Oxenholme 19/36 19/39
Carnforth North Jn 18/45 19/48
Morecambe South Jn 18/48 19/52
Lancaster 19/50 [UFL] 19/54
Preston 20.10a ~ 20.14d [P5] 20.12 ~ 20.19

Timings continue in first table.

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