7th April 2007

Green Express Railtours
The Cumbrian Mountain and Scottish Highland Explorer

Locos Used 47826 & 47854
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z32 : Sheffield to Perth
1Z33 : Perth to Sheffield

Loco(s) Route
47854 (1) Sheffield - Meadowhall - Rotherham Masborough - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Hare Park Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Heaton Lodge Jn - Hebden Bridge - Copy Pit - Accrington - Blackburn - Preston - (via WCML) - Carstairs - Law Jn - Mossend Yard - Caotbridge Central - Cumbernauld - Stirling - Perth
47826 (2) Perth - (reverse of outward route) - Abington Up Loop (3)
47854 (4) Abington Up Loop - (reverse of outward route) - Sheffield

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) 47854 on rear.
(3) 47826 was removed at Albington Up Loop after catching fire.
(4) 47854 pushed Abington Up Loop to Beattock, then ran round and worked forward.

Source : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Sheffield 06.04d 06.04   23.27a 02.15
Nunnery Main Line Jn 06/06 ?   23/25 ?
Wincobank Jn 06/08 ?   23/23 ?
Meadowhall ? 06/09   ? 02/09
Holmes Jn 06/10 06/10   23/21 02/07
Aldwarke Jn 06/13 06/14   23/18 02/04
Swinton 06.17a ~ 06.20d 06.17 ~ 06.17   23.13a ~ 23.15d 01.58 ~ 01.58
Moorthorpe 06/30 60/30   23/04 01/50
South Kirkby Jn 06/31 06/31   23/03 01/49
Hare Park Jn 06/40 06/39   22/57 01/43
Crofton West Jn 06/43 ?   22/54 ?
Calder Bridge Jn 06/48 ?   22/52 ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 06.51a ~ 06.54d 06.52 ~ 06.54   22.47a ~ 22.49d 01.32 ~ 01.35
Horbury Jn 06/58 06/58   22/42 01/28
Thornhill LNW Jn   22/36 ?
Mirfield East Jn 07/08 ?   22/35 ?
Heaton Lodge Jn 07/14 07/12  
Heaton Lodge East Jn   22/33 01/18
Bradley Wood Jn 07/21 07/19   22/31 01/16
Brighouse 07.24a ~ 07.27d ?   22.26a ~ 22.28d ?
Greetland Jn 07/33 ?   22/22 ?
Milner Royd Jn 07/38 07/37   22/20 01/05
Hebden Bridge 07.45a ~ 07.48d 07.44 ~ 07.48   22.09a ~ 22.13d 00.56 ~ 00.58
Hall Royd Jn 07/53 07/55   22/04 00/49
Copy Pit 08/04 08/04   21/53 00/40
Burnley Manchester Road 08.13a ~ 08.19d ?   21.36a ~ 21.39d ?
Gannow Jn 08/23 08/22   21/34 00/25
Accrington 08.35a ~ 08.40d 08.37 ~ 08.37   21.23a ~ 21.26d 00.14 ~ 00.17
Daisyfield Jn 08/52 ?   21/17 ?
Blackburn 08.54a ~ 08.57d 08.54 ~ 08.56   21.00a ~ 21.15d 00.02 ~ 00.05
Lostock Hall Jn 09/07 09/09   20/45 23/50
Farington Curve Jn 09/12 09/12   20/42 23/47
Preston 09/15 09/15   20/40 23/43
Lancaster 09/33 09/36   20/21 23/24
Morecambe South Jn 09/34 09/38   20/19 23/22
Carnforth North Jn 09/37 09/41   20/16 23/19
Oxenholme 09/48 09/51   20/05 23/10
Tebay 10/03 10/05   19/55 23/01
Penrith 10/20 10/53   19/37 22/41
Carlisle 10/36 11/17   19.07a ~ 19.17d 22.18 ~ 22.20
Gretna Jn 10/49 11/33   18/58 22/09
Kirkpatrick Signal MC862 10/49 11/33   18/55 22/06
Lockerbie 11/01 11/44   18/43 21/58
Beattock 11*15 ~ 11*23 11*56 ~ 12*11   18/33 21/49
Beattock Summit 11/39 12/33   18/25 21/42
Abington 11/46 12/40   18/17 18/52
Carstairs South Jn 11/57 12/50   18/04 18/15
Carstairs 11/58 12/51   18/04 18/15
Lanark Jn 12/01 12/52   18/02 18/10
Law Jn 12/13 12/59   17/51 18/00
Holytown Jn 12/18 13/05   17/44 17/50
Mossend East Jn 12/19 13/08   17/42 17/45
Mossend North Jn 12/19 13/10   17/41 17/37
Mossend 12/20 ?   17/40 ?
Whifflet South Jn 12/23 13/14   17/35 17/33
Coatbridge Central 12/26 13/15   17/31 17/31
Gartsherrie South Jn 12/31 13/16   17/25 17/30
Garnqueen North Jn 12/35 13/18   17/24 17/28
Cumbernauld 12/43 13/23   17/19 17/24
Greenhill Lower Jn 12/52 13/29   17/13 17/17
Carmuirs West Jn 12/55 13/32   17/10 17/14
Larbert Jn 13/04 ?   17/09 ?
Stirling 13.13a ~ 13.16d 13.41 ~ 13.48   16.55a ~ 16.59d 16.58 ~ 17.03
Dunblane 13/23 13/55   16/50 16/52
Blackford 13/35 14/07   16/42 16/43
Hilton Jn 13/49 ?   16/27 ?
Perth 13.53a 14.33   16.22d 16.22


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