9th August 2008

Compass Tours
The Cumbrian Coast Tynesider

Locos Used 47805 & 47839
Stock Used 3244+3344+3325+3345+3314+3386+1250+6176+5997+5952+6024+5961+9507

Route:
1Z91 : Crewe to Newcastle
1Z92 : Newcastle to Newcastle
1Z93 : Newcastle to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
47839 (1) Crewe - (via WCML) - Carnforth - Ulverston - Dalton Jn - Park South Jn - Sellafield - Currock Jn - Bog Jn - Haltwhistle - Hexham - Norwood Jn - Newcastle
47805 (2) Newcastle - (via King Edward Bridge) - Durham - Ferryhill South Jn - Billingham Jn - Hartlepool - Sunderland - Pelaw Jn - Greenfield Jn - King Edward Bridge East Jn - King Edward Bridge North Jn - Newcastle
47805 (2) Newcastle - (via King Edward Bridge) - Durham - Ferryhill South Jn - Darlington - Thirsk - Skelton Bridge Jn - Skelton Jn - (via York avoiding line) - Church Fenton - Cross Gates - Leeds - Keighley - Hellifield - Settle Jn - Clapham - Carnforth - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1)
47805 on rear.
(2) 47839 on rear.

Sources : Robert Sturgess (joined/left the train at Crewe),
Kristian Rowe (joined/left the train at Wigan North Western)
& Compass Tours

Photo Review
(all photos: Kristian Rowe)


Two shots of 47839 at Newcastle - above, before the mini-tour departed and,
below, taking the empty stock out to Tyne Yard. On returning, the stock went
via High Level Bridge to save changing ends and re-starting 47805.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robert Sturgess, Kristian Rowe & Compass Tours)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 05.54d 05.55   23.04a 23.30
Crewe Coal Yard 05/57 05/59   22/59 ?
Winsford 06.03a ~ 06.05d 06.08 ~ 06.10   22.50a ~ 22.52d 23.12 ~ 23.15
Winsford S.B. 06/07 06/12   22/48 ?
Hartford 06.11a ~ 06.13d 06.16 ~ 06.18   22.42a ~ 22.44d 23.06 ~ 23.07
Acton Bridge 06.17a ~ 06.19d 06.22 ~ 06.24   22.36a ~ 22.38d 22.59 ~ 23.00
Weaver Jn 06/23 06/28   22/32 ?
Acton Grange Jn 06/26 06/33   22/28 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 06.28a ~ 06.30d 06.35 ~ 06.36   22.22a ~ 22.24d 22.45 ~ 22.47
Dallam Jn 06/33 06/39   22/20 ?
Winwick Jn 06/35 06/41   22/18 ?
Springs Branch Jn 06/40 06/50   22/13 ?
Wigan South Jn 06/41 06/51   22/12 22/34
Wigan North Western 06.42a ~ 06.44d 06.52 ~ 06.54   22.09a ~ 22.11d 22.31 ~ 22.33
Balshaw Lane 06/54 ?   22/01 ?
Euxton Jn 06/58 ?   21/59 ?
Preston 07.03a ~ 07.05d 07.10 ~ 07.13   21.50a ~ 21.52d 22.04 ~ 22.12
Lancaster 07.26a ~ 07.28d 07.35 ~ 07.38   21.24a ~ 21.26d 21.38 ~ 21.40
Morecambe South Jn 07/31 07/41   21/20 ?
Carnforth North Jn 07/34 07/51   21/13 21/29
Carnforth 07.36a ~ 07.38d 07.52 ~ 07.54   21.10a ~ 21.12d 21.25 ~ 21.28

 

Location Booked Actual
Arnside 07/47 08/04
Grange-over-Sands 07/52 08/07
Ulverston 08/04 08/21
Dalton Jn 08/14 08/32
Park South 08/16 08/34
Askam 08/19 08/37
Foxfield 08/27 08/41
Millom 08/33 08/51
Bootle 08/43 08/59
Drigg 08/51 09/08
Sellafield 08/56 09/14
St. Bees 09*10 ~ 09*14 09.24 ~ 09.30
Whitehaven 09*22 ~ 09*25 09.34 ~ 09.35
Parton 09/29 09/44
Parton North Jn 09/33 09/48
Workington 09/41 09/51
Maryport 09/50 10/05
Wigton 10/13 10/35
Currock Jn 10/29 10/40
Bog Jn 10/33 [GL] 10/44
London Road Jn 10c36 ~ 10c45 10.50 ~ 10.55
Petteril Bridge Jn 10/47 ?
Corby Gates SB 10/52 11/00
Brampton Fell 10/58 11/07
Low Row SB 11/06 ?
Haltwhistle 11/17 11/24
Haydon Bridge 11/27 11/33
Hexham 11/34 11/45
Prudhoe 11/44 11/52
Wylam 11/47 11/58
Blaydon 11/52 12/04
MetroCentre 12/04 12/06
Norwood Jn 12/07 12/08
King Edward Bridge South Jn 12/16 ?
Newcastle 12.19a ~ 12.44d 12.21 ~ 12.53
King Edward Bridge South Jn 12/46 ?
Birtley Jn 12/50 13/01
Durham 13.00a ~ 13.03d 13.11 ~ 13.15
Tursdale Jn 13/12 13/27
Ferryhill South Jn 13/17 13/32
Norton West Jn 13/53 13/56
Norton East Jn 13/54 13/58
Billingham Jn 13/57 14/02
Hartlepool 14/21 14/20
Seaham 14/37 14/39
Sunderland 14/51 14/51
Brockley Whins 15/03 15/04
Pelaw Jn 15/09 15/11
Park Lane Jn 15/12 ?
Greensfield Jn 15/15 15/15
King Edward Bridge East Jn 15/17 15/19
King Edward Bridge North Jn 15/18 15/21
Newcastle 15.21a ~ 16.50d 15.30 ~17.14
King Edward Bridge South Jn 16/52 17/16
Birtley Jn 16/57 17/21
Durham 17.07a ~ 17.12d 17.32 ~ 17.35
Tursdale Jn 17/21 17/46
Ferryhill South Jn 17/23 17/48
Darlington 17*34 ~ 17*42 17/57
Northallerton 17/58 18/08
Longlands Jn 17/59 18/09
Thirsk 18/05 18/17
Tollerton Jn 18/13 ?
Skelton Bridge Jn 18/25 18/36
Skelton Jn 18/27 18/39
York Yard South Jn 18*34 ~ 18*52 18.45 ~ 18.53
Colton Jn 19/00 19/03
Church Fenton 19/05 19/09
Micklefield 19/14 ?
Cross Gates 19/20 ?
Neville Hill West Jn 19/24 19/20
Leeds 19*31 ~ 19*41 19.26 ~ 19.33
Leeds West Jn 19/42 19/34
Whitehall Jn 19/42 19/36
Armley Jn 19/44 19/37
Apperley Jn 19/50 19/44
Dockfield Jn 19/54 19/48
Shipley 19*55 ~ 19*58 19/59
Keighley 20/06 20/01
Skipton 20c20 ~ 20c22 20.23 ~ 20.27
Hellifield 20/34 20/44
Settle Jn 20/38 20/51

Timings continue in first table.

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