31st May 2008

Compass Tours
The North Wales Scotsman

Locos Used 47839 & 47853
Stock Used 3386+3345+1683+3304+3344+3340+3244+1250+5952+5987+5997+5961+9507

Route:
1Z45 : Holyhead to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z47 : Edinburgh Waverley to Holyhead

Loco(s) Route
47839 + 47853 Holyhead - Llanfair PG - Bangor - Llandudno Junction - Colwyn Bay - Rhyl - Flint - Chester - Helsby - Frodsham Jn - Acton Grange Jn - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
47853 + 47839 Edinburgh Waverly - (reverse of outward route) - Holyhead

Sources : Phil Atack (joined/left the train at Colwyn Bay) & Robert Sturgess (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Phil Atack & Robert Sturgess)

Miles

Location
Booked
Actual
 
Booked
Actual
0.00
Holyhead
05.44d
05.44
 
22.59a
23.04
21.00
Llanfairpwll
06.06a ~ 06.08d
06.07 ~ 06.11
 
22.32a ~ 22.34d
22.36 ~ 22.38
24.75
Bangor
06.17a ~ 06.19d
06.19 ~ 06.21
 
22.23a ~ 22.25d
22.27 ~ 22.29
40.00
Llandudno Junction
06.36a ~ 06.38d
06.39 ~ 06.41
 
22.04a ~ 22.06d
22.07 ~ 22.08
44.03
Colwyn Bay
06.44a ~ 06.46d
06.44 ~ 06.47
 
21.56a ~ 21.58d
21.57 ~ 22.00
54.39
Rhyl
06.57a ~ 06.59d
06.58 ~ 07.01
 
21.43a ~ 21.45d
21.45 ~ 21.47
67.54
Holywell Jn
07/12
07/12
 
21/31
21/32
71.90
Flint
07.16a ~ 07.18d
07.17 ~ 07.18
 
21.24a ~ 21.26d
21.25 ~ 21.27
74.51
Rockcliffe Hall
07/22
07/22
 
21/21
21/22
82.38
Saltney Jn
07/31
07/30
 
21/14
21/15
83.86
Chester South Jn
07/32
07/31
 
21/12
21/14
84.35
Chester
07.35a ~ 07.38d
07.33 ~ 07.37
 
21.09a ~ 21.11d
21.03 ~ 21.13
87.01
Mickle Trafford
07/44
07/43
 
21/02
20/58
91.85
Helsby
07/48
07/47
 
20/57
20/54
94.14
Frodsham Jn
07/53
07/50
 
20/52
20/50
99.14
Acton Grange Jn
07/59
07/55
 
20/47
20/45
101.10
Warrington Bank Quay
08c01 ~ 08c03
07/57
 
20c41 ~ 20c43
20.41 ~ 20.42
104.51
Winwick Jn
08/08
08/00
 
20/38
20/34
111.49
Springs Branch Jn
08/13
08/05
 
20/32
20/29
112.39
Wigan South Jn
08/14
08/06
 
20/32
20/28
112.85
Wigan North Western
08/15
08/07
 
20/31
20/27
120.49
Balshaw Lane Jn
08/22
08/13
 
20/25
20/19
122.54
Euxton Jn
08/26
08/17
 
20/23
20/17
127.98
Preston
08/32
08/19
 
20/17
20/11
148.95
Lancaster
08/54
08/36
 
19/58
19/51
150.85
Morecambe South Jn
08/57
08/38
 
19/57
19/47
155.05
Carnforth North Jn
09/01
08/41
 
19/54
19/42
168.09
Oxenholme : Lake District
09/11
08/50
 
19/43
19/34
?
Grayrigg Loops
09*19 ~ 09*28
08/56
 
?
19/26
181.18
Tebay
09/36
09/00
 
19/33
19/22
200.20
Penrith North Lakes
09/53
09/15
 
19/16
19/10
218.06
Carlisle
10c09 ~ 10c11
09.28 ~ 09.35
 
18c53 ~ 18c55
18.45 ~ 18.52
226.78
Gretna Jn
10/22
09/45
 
18/44
18/36
?
Kirkpatrick Loops
10/24
09*47 ~ 10*17
 
18/41
18/33
243.89
Lockerbie
10/42
10/33
 
18/29
18/25
?
Beattock
10*56 ~ 11*03
10.50 ~ 11.04
 
18/19
18/16
267.86
Beattock Summit
11/22
11/15
 
18/11
18/10
?
Abington
11*30 ~ 11*39
11.23 ~ 11.34
 
17*50 ~ 17*58
18/03
291.30
Carstairs South Jn
11/51
11/48
 
17/36
17/51
291.69
Carstairs East Jn
11/54
11/51
 
17/34
17/49
306.68
Midcalder Jn
12/09
12/05
 
17/19
17/37
315.74
Slateford Jn
12/18
12/12
 
17/06
17/27
317.24
Haymarket East Jn
?
12.14 ~ 12.24
 
?
17/25
317.49
Haymarket
12/36
12/25 [P3]
 
17/00
17/24 [P4]
?
Princes Street Gardens
12/38
12.28 ~ 12.31
 
16/58
17/22
318.74
Edinburgh Waverley
12.40a
12.32 [P11]
 
16.56d
17.20 [P19W]


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