24th March 2007

Steamy Affairs
The Northern Fells Express

Locos Used 47813 & 47828
Stock Used 3313+3431+10235+3395+3326+3352+1657+3350+3392+9493

Route:
1Z49 : Watford Junction to Carlisle
1Z50 : Carlisle to Watford Junction

Loco(s) Route
47828 + 47813 Watford Junction - Bletchley - Northampton - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Bescot - Portobello Jn - Stafford - Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle
47828 (1) Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Watford Junction

Notes :
(1) 47813 on rear.

Sources : Richard Rooker & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Watford Junction 05.33d 05.32   23.23a 23.03
Bourne End Jn 05/41 05/40   23/11 ?
Tring 05/46 05/44   22.49a ~ 23.04d 22.51 ~ ??.??
Ledburn Jn 05/51 05/48   22/40 22/45
Bletchley 05/58 05/55   22/33 22/37
Milton Keynes Central 06.02a ~ 06.05d 05.59 ~ 06.09   22.27a ~ 22.29d 22.31 ~ 22.34
Hanslope Jn 06/11 06/14   22/20 22/25
Northampton 06.21a ~ 06.23d 06.23 ~ 06.25   22.08a ~ 22.10d 22.13 ~ 22.16
Long Buckby 06.38a ~ 06.40d 06.36 ~ 06.40   21.55a ~ 21.57d 21.58 ~ 22.01
Hillmorton Jn 06/57 06/47   21/45 21/49
Rugby 06.59a ~ 07.01d 06.50 ~ 07.01   21.41a ~ 21.43d 21.45 ~ 21.47
Rugby Trent Valley Jn 07/03 ?   21/39 21/43
Coventry 07.13a ~ 07.23d 07.12 ~ 07.22   21.13a ~ 21.28d 21.23 ~ 21.33
Birmingham International 07.33a ~ 07.36d 07.32 ~ 07.35   21.00a ~ 21,02d 21.06a ~ 21.07
Stechford 07/40 07/42   20/54 20/58
Aston 07/49 07/47   20/49 20/51
Perry Barr North Jn 07/53 07/50   20/46 20/47
Bescot Stadium 07/58 07/55   20/37 20/42
Darlaston Jn 07/59 07/56   20/30 20/40
Portobello Jn 08/02 07/59   20/27 20/37
Bushbury Jn 08/05 08/03   20/17 20/34
Stafford No.4 08/14 ?   20/06 ?
Stafford 08.15a ~ 08.23d 08.15 ~ 08.22   20.03a ~ 20.05d 20.18 ~ 20.20
Stafford No.5 ? ?   20/02 ?
Norton Bridge 08/29 08/34   19/57 20/11
Madeley 08/38 08/43   19/42 20/04
Crewe Basford Hall Jn 08/51 08/47   19/36 19/59
Crewe 08.59a ~ 09.02d 08.52 ~ 09.00   19.28a ~ 19.30d 19.53 ~ 19.56
Crewe Coal Yard 09/06 ?   19/26 ?
Winsford SB 09/14 09/08   19/16 19/44
Weaver Jn 09/20 09/14   19/08 19/39
Acton Grange Jn 09/24 09/19   19/03 19/36
Warrington Bank Quay 09/26 09/22   19/02 19/34
Dallam Jn 09/27 ?   19/01 ?
Winwick Jn 09/29 09/24   18/59 19/32
Springs Branch 09/34 09/34   18/53 19/27
Wigan South Jn 09/34 ?   18/53 ?
Wigan North Western 09/35 09/39   18/52 19/25
Balshaw Lane 09/44 09/50   18/46 19/20
Euxton Jn 09/46 09/51   18/44 19/19
Preston 09.53a ~ 10.19d 10.04 ~ 10.21   18/37 19/14
Lancaster 10/37 10/38   18/17 18/55
Morecambe South Jn 10/39 10/39   18/15 18/51
Carnforth Up Passenger Loop   18*01a ~ 18*10d ? ~ ?
Carnforth North Jn 10/42 10/42   17/59 18/46
Oxenholme 10/53 10/50   17/48 18/35
Tebay 11/09 11/02   17/38 18/22
Penrith North Lakes 11/27 ?   ? ?
Penrith 11.30a ~ 11.37d 11.17 ~ 11.16   17/21 18/07
Carlisle 11.55a 11.31   17.00d 17.51

 


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