17th December 2005

Compass Tours
The Cumbrian Fellsman

Locos Used 47703 & 47832
Stock Used 9496+5960+5824+5779+5788+1221+3360+3362+3359+3312+3374+3395

Route:
1Z40 : Stafford to Carlisle
1Z41 : Carlisle to Stafford

Loco(s) Route
47703 (1) Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Park Lane Jn - Water Orton - Tamworth - Burton-On-Trent - Derby
47832 (2) Derby - Burton-On-Trent - Lichfield City - Four Oaks - Chester Road - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Sandwell & Dudley - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe - (via WCML) - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - (via S&C) - Carlisle
47703 (1) Carlisle - Hexham - Newcastle (4)
47832 (2) Newcastle (via ECML) - Doncaster - Mexborough - Swinton - (3) Rotherham Masborough (3) - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Alfreton & Mansfield Parkway - Toton Centre - Trent - Sheet Stores Jn - North Stafford Jn - Burton-on-Trent - (same as outward route) - Stafford

Notes :
(1) 47832 on rear.
(2) 47703 on rear.
(3) Booked route via Rotherham Central but diverted for reason(s) unknown.
(4) Was booked to depart over High Level Bridge but due to route knowledge problem with the crew a reversal was made instead.

Sources : Jim Murphy & Steve Goulden (on the train throughout), Richard Rooker
& 'Dinner Lady'

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker & Jim Murphy)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Stafford 04.00d 04.00   07/46 08/08   22.03a 22.45
Stafford No.4 04/01 ?   07/45 ?   22/02 ?
Penkridge ? 04/07   07.40a ~ 07.42d 08.00 ~ 08.02   21.55a ~ 21.57d 22.33 ~ 22.36
Bushbury Jn 04/15 04/16   07/35 07/53   21/49 22/23
Portobello Jn 04/25 04/21  
Darlaston Jn 04/28 04/25  
Pleck Jn 04/30 04/27  
Wolverhampton North Jn   07/34 07/51   21/47 22/22
Wolverhampton   07.30a ~ 07.32d 07.46 ~ 07.49   21.44a ~ 21.46d 22.16 ~ 22.20
Dudley Port   07/25 07/39   21/37 22/08
Galton Jn   07/21 07/35   21/34 22/05
Soho South Jn   07/20 07/33   21/32 22/03
Birmingham New Street   07.10a ~ 07.15d 07.22 ~ 07.27   21.25a ~ 21.27d 21.54 ~ 21.56
Proof House Jn   07/05 07/19   21/22 21/29
Aston   07/00 07/14   21/19 21/46
Erdington   06.54a ~ 06.56d 07.07 ~ 07.10   21.12a ~ 21.15d 21.40 ~ 21.42
Walsall 04/32 04/30  
Ryecroft Jn 04/34 04/33  
Park Lane Jn 04/52 04/54  
Water Orton West Jn 04/54 04/56  
Water Orton 04/56 04/58  
Kinsbury Jn 04/59 05/02  
Tamworth 05/04 05/06  
Chester Road   06/53 07/06   21/11 21/39
Wylde Green   06/51 07/05   21/10 21/38
Sutton Coldfield   06.46a ~ 06.48d 06.57 ~ 07.01   21.05a ~ 21.08d 21.30 ~ 21.34
Four Oaks   06/44 06/54   21/03 21/27
Blake Street   06.39a ~ 06.41d 06.46 ~ 06.50   20.57a ~ 21.00d 21.20 ~ 21.23
Lichfield City   06.28a ~ 06.30d 06.33 ~ 06.36   20.45a ~ 20.48d 21.09 ~ 21.11
Lichfield Trent Valley HL   06/25 06/30   20/42 21/05
Alrewas LC   06/20 ?   20/37 ?
Wichnor Jn 05/09 05/12   06/17 06/20   20/34 20/55
Burton-On-Trent 05/13 05/18   06/12 06/12   20.24a ~ 20.27d 20.43a ~ 20.46d
North Stafford Jn 05/18 05/24   06/07 06/08   20/18 20/36
Stenson Jn 05/18 05/24   06/05 06/07   20/18 20/35
Derby 05.24a 05.30   05.54d 05.59  

Timings continued from middle of the above table.

Location Booked Actual
Stafford 07/46 08/08
Norton Bridge 07/52 08/13
Madeley 08/01 08/22
Crewe Basford Hall Jn 08/13 08/28
Crewe 08/16 08c31a ~ 08c36d [P12]
Crewe Coal Yard 08/17 ?
Winsford SB 08/26 08/50
Weaver Jn 08/34 09/00
Acton Grange Jn 08/40 09/03
Warrington Bank Quay 08/41 09/05
Dallam Jn 08/42 ?
Winwick Jn 08/44 09/07
Golborne Jn 08/47 09/09
Springs Branch 08/53 09/13
Wigan South Jn 08/57 ?
Wigan North Western 08/57 09/15
Balshaw Lane 09/04 09/23
Euxton Jn 09/05 09/24
Farington Jn 09/09 ?
Lostock Hall Jn 09/15 09/33
Blackburn 09/27 09/51
Daisyfield Jn 09/29 ?
Clitheroe 09/46 10/12
Horrocksford Jn 09/47 ?
Hellifield 10/15 10/31
Settle Jn 10/19 10/36
Ribblehead 10/35 11/08
Blea Moor 10/38 ?
Garsdale 10/48 11/21
Kirkby Stephen 10/59 11/36
Appleby 11/10 11/47
Kirkby Thore SB 11/16 ?
Culgaith Crossover 11/19 12/04
Low House Crossing SB 11/34 ?
Petterill Bridge Jn 11/44 12/30
London Road Jn 11/45 ?
Carlisle 11.48a ~ 14.56d 12.36 ~ 14.56
London Road Jn 15/02 ?
Petterill Bridge Jn 15/03 14/59
Wetheral 15/08 15/03
Brampton Fell SB 15/19 15/14
Low Row SB 15/27 ?
Haltwhistle 15/36 15/30
Haydon Bridge 15/48 15/40
Hexham 15/57 15/50
Prudhoe 16/13 16/03
Wylam 16/16 16/05
Blaydon 16/21 ?
Norwood Jn 16/26 ?
King Edward Bridge South Jn 16/33 16/21
King Edward Bridge North Jn ? 16/22
Newcastle 16.35a ~ 16.39d 16.24 ~ 16.43
High Level Bridge Jn 16/41 DIV
Greensfield Jn 16/42 DIV
King Edward Bridge South Jn 16/43 16/45
Birtley Jn 16/55 17/03
Durham 17/07 17/13
Tursdale Jn 17/13 ?
Ferryhill South Jn 17/16 17/22
Darlington 17/28 17/37
Northallerton 17/38 17/49
Thirsk 17/44 17/54
Tollerton Jn 17/53 18/02
Skelton Jn 17/59 18/08
York 18/01 18/11
Colton Jn 18/07 18/17
Hambleton North Jn 18/14 18/23
Temple Hurst Jn 18/20 18/27
Shaftholme Jn 18/31 18/34
Doncaster 18/36 18/40
Hexthorpe Jn 18/39 18/45
Mexborough 18/45 ?
Swinton 18/48 18/54
Aldwarke Jn 18/49 19/05
Rotherham Central 18/56 DIV
Holmes Jn 19/01 19/12
Wincobank Jn 19/06 ?
Nunnery Main Line Jn 19/11 ?
Sheffield 19/13 19/21
Dore Station Jn 19/18 19/29
Chesterfield 19/27 19/38
Clay Cross South Jn 19/31 19/42
Alfreton 19/36 19/48
Pye Bridge Jn 19/38 19/52
Langley Mill 19/41 19/55
Trowell Jn 19/45 20/00
Toton Centre 19/49 20/04
Toton Jn 19/50 20/05
Trent East Jn 19/55 20/09
Trent South Jn 19/56 ?
Sheet Stores Jn 19/57 20/11

Timings continued right hand side of the top table.

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