10th February 2007

Past Time Rail
The Merseyside Express

Locos Used 47826, 47854 & steam: 6201 'Princess Elizabeth'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z57 : London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
1Z62 : Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
47854 (1) London Euston - Watford Jn - Bletchley - Northampton - Rugby - Coventery - Birmingham International - Bescot Up & Down Goods
6201 (1) Bescot Up & Down Goods - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Crewe - Runcorn - Liverpool Lime Street
6201 (1) Liverpool Lime Street - (reverse of outward route) - Bescot Up & Down Goods
47854 (1) Bescot Up & Down Goods - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) loco confirmation required - above believed correct.

Source : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 06.54d 06.54   23.02a 23.40
Camden South Jn 06/57 06/58   22/58 23/36
Camden Jn 06/58 06/58   22/57 23/36
Willesden West London Jn 07/01 07/02   22/54 23/32
Wembley Central 07/03 07/05   22/52 23/30
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/08 07/08   22/44 23/37
Watford Jn 07.14a ~ 07.16 07.14 ~ 07.17   22.34a ~ 22.38d 23.17 ~ 23.20
Bourne End Jn 07/24 07/26   22/22 23/10
Tring 07/30 07/31   22/15 23/05
Ledburn Jn 07/37 07/35   22/09 23/00
Bletchley 07/43 07/44   21/58 22/52
Milton Keynes Central 07.47a ~ 07.50d 07.48 ~ 07.51   21.52a ~ 21.54d 22.45 ~ 22.47
Hanslope Jn 07/58 07/59   21/44 22/39
Northampton 08/08 08/10   21/35 22/28
Long Buckby 08/19 08/22   21/25 22/19
Hillmorton Jn 08/27 08/29   21/16 22/10
Rugby 08.29a ~ 08.32d 08.31 ~ 08.34   21.12a ~ 21.14d 22.05 ~ 22.07
Rugby Trent Valley Jn 08/34 ?   21/10 22/02
Coventry 08/47 08/47   20/59 21/53
Birmingham International 08.58a ~ 09.07d 08.59 ~ 09.06   20.47a ~ 20.49d 21.39 ~ 21.42
Stechford 09/13 09/14   20/40 21/33
Aston 09/21 09/23   20/36 21/28
Perry Barr North Jn 09/29 09/27   20/33 21/25
Newton Jn 09/34 09/34   20/30 21/20
Bescot Up & Down Goods 09c38a ~ 10c23d 09c38 ~ ??c??   20c00a ~ 20c27d 20c21 ~ ??c??
Bescot Jn 10/26 ?   19/57 20/48
Darlaston Jn 10/28 10/28   19/55 20/44
Portobello Jn 10/32 10/33   19/51 20/41
Wolverhampton 10.46a ~ 10.53d 10.46 ~ 10.53   19.44a ~ 19.46d 20.32 ~ 20.36
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/56 10/55   19/42 20/30
Bushbury Jn 10/58 10/56   19/38 20/28
Stafford No4 11/14 ?   19/24 ?
Stafford 11/15 11/11   19/23 20/11
Stafford No5 ? ?   19/22 ?
Norton Bridge 11/28 11/17   19/16 19/48
Madeley 11/44 11/27   19/03 19/34
Crewe Basford Hall Jn 11/56 11/34   18/54 19/24
Crewe 11/59 11/42   18/51 19/20
Crewe Coal Yard 12/00 ?   18/48 ?
Winsford 12w08a ~ 12w38d ??w?? ~ 12w39   17w52a ~ 18w35d 17w57 ~ ??w??
Winsford SB 12/40 12/40   17/50 17/55
Weaver Jn 12/48 12/48   17/41 17/48
Runcorn 12/56 12/53   17/34 17/41
Ditton East Jn 13/01 12/55   17/30 17/34
Liverpool South Parkway 13/10 13/00   17/13 17/34
Wavertree Jn 13/15 13/03   17/08 17/30
Edge Hill 13/18 13/06   17/04 17/28
Liverpool Lime Street 13.22d 13.10   17.20d 17.20


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