8th March 2008

Spitfire Railtours
The Cumbrian Explorer

Locos Used 37667 & 37688 'Kingmoor TMD'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z70 : Birmingham International to Carlisle
1Z72 : Carlisle to Birmingham International

Locos Route
37667 + 37688 (1) (2) Birmingham New Steet - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Crewe - Sandbach - Alderley Edge - Wilmslow - Stockport - Denton Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Manchester Victoria - Bolton - Chorley - Euxton Jn - Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth North Jn - Tebay - Carlisle
37667 + 37688 (1) Carlisle - Workington - Whitehaven - Park South Jn - Dalton Jn - Carnforth - Carnforth North Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International

Notes :
(1) 57601 on rear. Order of the class 37's is confirmed as 37667 leading 37688 in both directions (stock was fully turned at Carlisle).
(2) Booked start point was Birmingham International, but all the signals in the area were out due to cable theft.

Sources : various including Simon Cross & Peter Turtle

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Simon Cross)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham International 07.16 CANC   21.56a 22.20
Stechford 07/23 CANC   21/48 22/15
Proof House Jn 07/31 CANC   21/42 22/12
Birmingham New Street 07.34a ~ 07.41d 08.35d   21.37a ~ 21.40d 22.06 ~ 22.10
Soho South Jn 07/46 08/42   21/32 22/01
Galton Jn 07/49 08/44   21/30 21/59
Dudley Port 07/55 08/59   21/26 21/53
Wolverhampton 08.03a ~ 08.04d 09.09 ~ 09.13   21.18a ~ 21.19d 21.43 ~ 21.45
Wolverhampton North Jn 08/06 09/15   21/16 21/40
Bushbury Jn 08/08 09/16   21/13 21/39
Stafford No.4 08/22 ?   21/01 ?
Stafford 08.23a ~ 08.25d 09.28 ~ 09.30   20.54a ~ 21.00d 21.22 ~ 21.25
Norton Bridge 08/34 09/38   20/49 21/13
Madeley 08/46 09/50   20/38 21/04
Basford Hall Jn 09/02 09/55   20/31 20/57
Crewe 09.05a ~ 09.10d 09.59 ~ 10.00   20*08a ~ 20*28d 20.42 ~ 20.54
Sydney Bridge Jn 09/13 10/02   20/05 20/38
Sandbach 09/18 10/06   19/59 20/33
Alderley Edge 09/34 10/19   19/46 20/24
Wilmslow 09/38 10/20   19/44 20/22
Cheadle Hulme 09/46 10/23   19/40 20/19
Adswood Road 09/48 10/24   19/39 20/18
Edgeley Jn No.1 09/51 10/25   19/38 20/17
Stockport 09/52 10/26   19/37 20/16
Heaton Norris Jn 09/54 10/28   19/35 20/14
Ash Bridge Jn 09/55 10/30   19/34 20/10
Denton Jn 10/03 ?   19/24 ?
Ashton Moss North Jn 10/13 ?   19/19 19/56
Baguley Fold Jn 10/17 ?   19/15 19/49
Philips Park West Jn 10/19 10/47   19/14 19/48
Miles Platting Jn 10/20 10/48   19/13 19/47
Manchester Victoria 10*24a ~ 10*53d 10.51 ~ 10.54   19.05a ~ 19.09d 19.40 ~ 19.44
Deal Steet Jn 10/55 ?   19/03 ?
Salford Crescent 10/58 11/01   18/59 19/34
Bolton 11.10a ~ 11.13d 11.19 ~ 11.21   18.44a ~ 18.46d 19.21 ~ 19.22
Lostock Jn 11/19 11/25   18/39 19/16
Chorley 11/31 11/33   18/25 19/03
Euxton Jn 11/37 11/38   18/19 18/58
Preston 11.44a ~ 11.46d 11.45 ~ 11.50   18*01a ~ 18*12d 18.42 ~ 18.50
Lancaster 12/05 12/08   17/39 18/23
Morecambe South Jn 12/07 12/10   17/37 18/17
Carnforth North Jn 12/11 12/14   17/33 18/12

 

Location
Booked
Actual
Oxenholme : Lake District
12/24
12/25
Tebay
12/38
12/39
Penrith : North Lakes
13/00
12/56
Carlisle
13.20a ~ 14.48d
13.19 ~ 14.49
Currock Jn
14/52
14/53
Wigton
15/05
15/17
Maryport
15/25
15/42
Workington
15/32
15/50
Parton North Jn
15/39
?
Parton
15/43
?
Whitehaven
15.47 ~ 15.48
16.07 ~ 16.12
St. Bees
15.55 ~ 15.57
?
Sellafield
16.09 ~ 16.11
16.32 ~ 16.32
Drigg
16/16
?
Bootle
16/25
16/43
Millom
16/34
16/53
Foxfield
16/40
17/00
Askam
16/48
17/08
Park South Jn
16/52
17/11
Dalton Jn
16/55
?
Ulverston
17/03
?
Grange-over-Sands
17/18
?
Arnside
17/22
?

Timings continue in first table.

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