3rd June 2006

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 33207, 47826 & steam: 6201 'Princess Elizabeth'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z40 : London Kings Cross to Carlisle
1Z41 : Carlisle to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
47826 (1) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Alexandra Palace - Hertford North - Stevenage - (via ECML) - Loversall Carr Jn - Decoy South Jn - Doncaster RMT
6201 Doncaster RMT - Decoy North Jn - Doncaster - Adwick - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn -Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
47826 (1) Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Loversall Carr Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 33207 on rear.
(2) Route confirmation required ... above route taken from 'Booked' timings.

Sources : The Railway Touring Company & Roger Geach

Photo Review


6201 paused for photos at Appleby (photo: Nick Blyth)


47826 & 33207 during the layover at Carlisle (photo: Nick Blyth)


47826 passes Eaton near Retford in the evening (photo: Roger Geach)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from The Railway Touring Company)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
London Kings Cross 06.47d [P1] 22.41a [P6]
Belle Isle 06/49 22/39
Holloway South Jn 06/50 22/37
Finsbury Park 06/52 [P3] 22/36 [P2]
Alexandra Palace 06/56 22/31
Gordon Hill 07/02 22/26
Hertford North 07/11 22/18
Langley Jn 07/19 22/10
Stevenage 07.21a ~ 07.23d 22.07a ~ 22.09d
Hitchin 07/30 22/02
Sandy 07/41 21/53
Huntingdon 07.53a ~ 07.56d 21.37a ~ 21.39d
Connington South Jn - 21/29
Holme Jn 08/08 -
Peterborough 08.15a ~ 08.18d [P4] 21.12a ~ 21.20d [P2]
Tallington Jn 08/28 21/05
Stoke Jn 08/42 20/55
Grantham 08/48 [P2] 21/51 [P1]
Barkston South Jn 08/52 20/47
Newark North Gate 09/01 20/39
Retford 09/19 20/25
Loversall Carr Jn 09/29 20/15
Decoy South Jn 09/31 -
Doncaster R.M.T. 09L33 ~ 10L18
Decoy North Jn 10/20
Bridge Jn 10/25 -
Doncaster 10.27a ~ 10.34d [P4] 20/12 [UFL]
Adwick 10/41 20/01
Adwick Jn 10/42 20/00
South Kirkby Jn 10/48 19/56
Hare Park Jn 10/57 19/49
Crofton West Jn 11/00 19/46
Calder Bridge Jn 11/05 19/44
Turners Lane Jn 11/08 19/36
Altofts Jn 11/12 19/31
Methley Jn 11/15 19/30
Engine Shed Jn 11/29 19/22
Whitehall Jn 11/31 19/19
Armley Jn 11/37 19/14
Apperley Jn 11/43 19/07
Dockfield Jn 11/47 19/03
Shipley 11.48a ~ 11.52d 19/02
Keighley 12/07 18/52
Skipton 12/21 [P3]

18/38 [P2]

Hellifield 12/34 18/19
Hellifield Goods Loop 12w36 ~ 13w01 -
Settle Jn 13/07 18/11
Ribblehead 13/22 17/58
Blea Moor 13/25 17/55
Garsdale 13/39 17/35
Kirkby Stephen 13/53 17/23
Appleby 14w07 ~ 14w22 17/11
Kirkby Thore 14/30 17/04
Culgaith 14/34 17/01
Low House Crossing 14/53 16/46
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/11 16/29
London Road Jn 15/14 16/28
Carlisle 15.17a [P1] 16.26d [P1]


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