22nd September 2007

Compass Tours
The Ayrshire Coast Explorer

Locos Used 47769 & 47839
Stock Used 3340+3417+3379+3295+3334+3277+1212+5998+6006+6042+5985+5929+9520

Route:
1Z80 : Crewe to Ayr
1Z82 : Ayr to Crewe

Locos Route
47769 + 47839 Crewe - Sandbach - Stockport - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Manchester Victoria - Farnworth - Bolton - Westhoughton - Wigan North Western - Euxton Balshaw Lane - Preston - Oxenholme - Carlisle - Dumfries - Kilmarnock - Barassie Jn - Troon - Ayr
47839 + 47769 Ayr - Troon - Barassie Jn - Dalry - Paisley Gilmour Street - Shields Jn - Larkfield Jn - Cambuslang - Uddingston Jn - Motherwell - Law Jn - Carstairs - Beattock - Gretna Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes:
(1) This was 47769's first mainline outing since 2001.
(2) Tour was booked to set down at Euxton, but was wrong-routed from Preston, so called at Leyland and passengers for Euxton were put onto a following Northern Rail service.

Sources : Jim Murphy (on the train from Manchester Victoria to Stockport)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Jim Murphy)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Crewe 05.25d 23.02a
Sydney Bridge Jn 05/27 22/59
Sandbach 05.33a ~ 05.35d 22.50a ~ 22.52d
Alderley Edge 05/48 22/36
Wilmslow 05/49 22/34
Cheadle Hulme 05/52 22/30
Adswood Road Jn 05/53 22/28
Edgeley Jn 05/55 22/27
Stockport 05.57a ~ 05.59d 22.23a ~ 22.26d
Heaton Norris Jn 06/00 22/21
Ash Bridge Jn 06/01 22/20
Denton Station Jn 06/05 22/16
Denton Jn 06/06 22/15
Ashton Moss North Jn 06/12 22/09
Baguley Fold Jn 06/16 22/05
Philips Park West Jn 06/17 22/04
Miles Platting 06/18 22/03
Manchester Victoria 06.21a ~ 06.23d 21.56a ~ 21.59d
Deal Street 06/24 21/54
Salford Crescent 06/27 21/51
Bolton 06.40a ~ 06.44d 21.33a ~ 21.38d
Lostock Jn 06/49 21/29
Westhoughton 06.53a ~ 06.56d 21.19a ~ 21.24d
Crow Nest Jn 07/01 21/15
Wigan Station Jn 07/06 21/10
Wigan North Western 07.08a ~ 07.13d 20*55a ~ 21*08d
Balshaw Lane 07/21 20/47
Euxton Balshaw Lane 07.23a ~ 07.25d 20.43a ~ 20.45d
Euxton Jn 07/30 20/41
Farington Curve Jn 07/33 20/37
Preston 07.36a ~ 07.38d 20.29a ~ 20.34d
Lancaster 07/59 20/10
Morecambe South Jn 08/02 20/08
Carnforth North Jn 08/07 20/05
Oxenholme : Lake District 08/20 19/55
Tebay 08/35 19/45
Penrith North Lakes 08/52 19/28
Carlisle 09.08a ~ 09.10d 19.06a ~ 19.08d
Gretna Jn 09/19 18/57

 

Location Booked
Annan 09/27
Dumfries 09/41
Holywood LC 09/45
Thornhill 09/56
Kirkconnel 10/12
New Cumnock 10/19
Bank Jn 10/24
Auchinleck 10/31
Mauchline Jn 10/37
Kilmarnock 10/54
Barassie Jn 11/14
Troon 11.20a ~ 11.23d
Prestwick Town 11/26
Newton-on-Ayr 11/29
Ayr 11.32a ~ 15.49d
Newton-on-Ayr 15/51
Prestwick Town 15/54
Troon 15.58a ~ 16.00d
Barassie Jn 16/02
Irvine 06/06
Kilwinning 06/09
Dalry 16/12
Brownhill UPL 16*16 ~ 16*27
Lochwinnoch 16/34
Elderslie 16/43
Paisley Gilmour Street 16/47
Arkleston Jn 16/49
Shields Jn 16/57
Terminus Jn 17/00
Larkfield Jn 17/04
Rutherglen East Jn 17/11
Newton 17/15
Uddingston Jn 17/17
Motherwell 17/24
Law Jn 17/31
Lanark Jn 17/42
Carstairs 17/45
Carstairs South Jn 17/45
Abington 17/58
Beattock Summit 18/09
Beattock 18/19
Lockerbie 18/29
Kirkpatrick Sig.MC 862 18/47

Timings continue in first table.

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