17th March 2007

Past Time Rail
The Lakes Express

Locos Used 47245, 47854 & steam 46201 'Princess Elizabeth'
Stock Used ???

Route:
1Z70 : London Euston to Carlisle
1Z71 : Carlisle to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
47245 (1) London Euston - Wembley Central - Watford Jn - Bletchley - Northampton - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Bescot - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan - Preston
46201 (1) Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth Up & Down Goods - Oxenholme - Penrith - Carlisle
46201 (1) Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
47245 (1) Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - south of Northampton (2)
47854 (3) South of Northampton - Milton Keynes Central
47245 (1) Milton Keynes Central - Watford Junction (2)
47854 (3) Watford Junction - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) 47245 suffered loss of power and shut down, resulting in 47854 powering on the rear of the train.
(3) 47245 on front (not powering) with 47854 on rear providing power.
(4) Steam loco shown is as advertised, confirmation of its use is required.

Sources : Richard Rooker & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 06.00d 06.02   23.47a 23.34
Camden South Jn 06/03 06/05   23/44 23/30
Camden Jn 06/04 06/05   23/43 23/29
Willesden West London Jn 06/07 06/09   23/40 23/25
Wembley Central 06/10 06/12   23/28 23/22
Harrow & Wealdstone 06/13 06/15   23/31 23/19
Watford Junction 06.18a ~ 06.20d 06.21 ~ 06.23   23.23a ~ 23.25d 23.08 ~ 23.12
Bourne End Jn 06/28 06/32   23/11 ?
Tring 06/34 06/37   22.48a ~ 23.04d 22.57 ~ 23.06
Ledburn Jn 06/39 06/42   22/40 22/52
Bletchley 06/45 06/48   22/29 22/44
Milton Keynes Central 06.48a ~ 06.50d 06.52 ~ 06.55   22.22a ~ 22.25d 22.32 ~ 22.40
Hanslope Jn 06/58 07/02   22/14 22/25
Northampton 07/07 07/11   22/05 22/08
Long Buckby 07/16 07/22   21/55 21/53
Hillmorton Jn 07/24 07/28   21/46 21/45
Rugby 07/26 07/32   21/44 21/43
Rugby Trent Valley Jn 07/27 ?   21/43 21/40
Coventry 07.36a ~ 07.38d 07.44 ~ 07.46   21.30a ~ 21.32d 21.27 ~ 21.29
Birmingham International 07.52a ~ 08.12d 07.59 ~ 08.13   21.01a ~ 21.19d 21.08 ~ 21.14
Stechford 08/17 08/21   20/55 21/01
Aston 08/26 08/28   20/50 20/55
Perry Barr North Jn 08/30 08/31   20/47 20/52
Bescot Stadium 08/34 08/36   20/43 20/48
Darlaston Jn 08/35 08/38   20/42 20/46
Portobello Jn 08/38 08/43   20/39 20/43
Wolverhampton 08.46a ~ 09.03d 08.53 ~ 09.03   20.32a ~ 20.34d 20.34 ~ 20.38
Wolverhampton North Jn 09/04 09/05   20/29 20/32
Bushbury Jn 09/06 09/07   20/22 20/30
Stafford No4 09/18 ?   20/07 ?
Stafford 09.19a ~ 09.21d 09.19 ~ 09.21   20.03a ~ 20.06d 20.14 ~ 20.16
Stafford No5 ? ?   20/02 ?
Norton Bridge 09/27 09/29   19/58 20/09
Madeley 09/35 09/40   19/46 20/00
Crewe Basford Hall Jn 09/39 09/46   19/40 19/54
Crewe 09.42a ~ 09.44d 09.49 ~ 09.53   19L04a ~ 19L34d 19.23 ~ 19.50
Crewe Coal Yard 09/47 ?   19/03 ?
Winsford SB 09/53 10/01   18/53 19/12
Weaver Jn 09/57 10/07   18/45 19/04
Acton Grange Jn 10/02 10/13   18/39 18/59
Warrington Bank Quay 10/04 10/14   18/37 18/57
Dallam Jn 10/05 ?   18/36 ?
Winwick Jn 10/07 10/17   18/33 18/53
Springs Branch 10/12 10/24   18/26 18/41
Wigan South Jn 10/12 ?   18/25 ?
Wigan North Western 10/13 10/25   18/25 18/38
Balshaw Jn 10/20 10/30   18/20 18/29
Euxton Jn 10/25 10/32   18/16 18/26
Farington Curve Jn 10/36 10/34   18/12 18/21
Preston 10L39a ~ 11L09d 10.37 ~ 11.10   18.05a ~ 18.08d 18.10 ~ 18.17
Lancaster 11/35 11/33   17/40 17/43
Morecambe South Jn 11/38 11/35   17/38 17/40
Carnforth Up & Down Goods 11w44a ~ 12w09d 11.43 ~ ?   17w01a ~ 17w31d 17.09 ~ 17.33
Carnforth North Jn 12/12 12/25   16/59 17/07
Oxenholme 12/28 12/42   16/42 16/46
Tebay 12/50 12/59   16/25 16/34
Penrith 13/13 13/38   16/02 16/13
Carlisle 13.34a 14.00   15.41d 15.45


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