17th September 2005

Compass Tours
The Edinburgh Cheshireman

Loco Used 47703
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z25 : Little Sutton to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z27 : Edinburgh Waverley to Little Sutton

Loco Route
47703 Little Sutton - Ellesmere Port - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Golborne Jn - Springs Branch Jn - Wigan North Western - Euxton Jn - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
47703 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston - Euxton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Little Sutton

Notes :
(1) A planned tour of the Fife Circle (1Z26) was cancelled due to pathing problems caused by a revised GNER/Virgin timetable in effect owing to an ECML block between Newcastle & Edinburgh.

Source : Compass Tours

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from various including Compass Tours)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Little Sutton 05.28d ?   23.49a ?
Overpool 05.33a ~ 05.35d ?   23.41a ~ 23.43d ?
Ellesmere Port 05.40a ~ 05.42d ?   23.34a ~ 23.36d ?
Ince & Elton 05.49a ~ 05.52d ?   23.13a ~ 23.16d ?
Helsby 06.00a ~ 06.03d ?   23.05a ~ 23.08d ?
Frodsham 06.08a ~ 06.11d ?   22.58a ~ 23.00d ?
Runcorn East 06.19a ~ 06.22d ?   22.48a ~ 22.50d ?
Acton Grange Jn 06/41 [FL] ?   22/44 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 06.43a ~ 06.46d [P4] ?   22.37a ~ 22.40d [P2] ?
Dallam Jn 06/49 ?   22/35 ?
Winwick Jn 06/51 ?   22/33 [FL] ?
Earlestown 06/57 ?   22/31 ?
Newton-le-Willows 07.00a ~ 07.02d ?   22.26a ~ 22.28d ?
Golborne Jn 07/05 [FL] ?   22/12 ?
Springs Branch Jn 07/11 ?   22/08 ?
Wigan South Jn 07/11 [DPL] ?   22/07 ?
Wigan North Western 07.13a ~ 07.25d [P6] [FL] ?   22.04a ~ 22.06d [P4] ?
Balshaw Lane 07/35 [SL] ?   21/54 [FL] ?
Euxton 07.38a ~ 07.40d ?   21.49a ~ 21.51d ?
Euxton Jn 07/42 ?   21/47 ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Farington Jn 07/51 ?
Lostock Hall Jn 08/04 ?
Blackburn 08/18 [P2] ?
Daisyfield Jn 08/19 ?
Clitheroe 08/36 ?
Horrocksford Jn 08/36 ?
Hellifield 08/55 ?
Settle Jn 09/00 ?
Ribblehead 09/20 ?
Blea Moor 09/26 ?
Garsdale 09/41 ?
Kirkby Stephen 09/55 ?
Appleby 10/10 ?
Kirby Thore SB 10/16 ?
Culgaith Crossover 10/22 ?
Low House Crossing SB 10/42 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 10/55 ?
London Road Jn 10/57 ?
Carlisle 11.01a ~ 11.11d [P1] ?
Gretna Jn 11/20 ?
Quintinshill 11/22 ?
Lockerbie 11/41 ?
Beattock 11/52 ?
Beattock Summit 12/09 ?
Abington 12/16 ?
Carstairs South Jn 12/37 ?
Carstairs East Jn 12/39 ?
Midcalder Jn 12/58 ?
Slateford Jn 13/11 ?
Craiglockhart Jn 13/14 ?
Haymarket ? ?
Edinburgh Waverley [P20] 13.43a ~ 18.12d [P20] ?
Haymarket 18/16 ?
Slateford Jn 18/18 ?
Midcalder Jn 18/29 ?
Carstairs East Jn 18/46 ?
Carstairs South Jn 18/55 ?
Abington 19/09 ?
Beattock Summit 19/17 ?
Beattock 19/24 ?
Lockerbie 19/33 ?
Gretna Jn 19/51 ?
Carlisle 19/51 ?
Penrith 20/18 ?
Tebay 20/34 ?
Oxenholme 20/50 ?
Carnforth North Jn 20/59 ?
Morecambe South Jn 21/02 ?
Lancaster 21/05 ?
Preston 21.26a ~ 21.40d [P3] [SL] ?
Farington Curve Jn 21/43 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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