10th August 2008

West Coast Railway Company
The
Fifteen Guinea Special (1T57)

Locos Used steam: 45231, 45407, 48151 & 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used ???

Route: 1T57 throughout

Loco(s) Route
48151 Liverpool Lime Street - Huyton - St Helens Junction - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria
70013 Manchester Victoria - Deal Street - Salford Crescent - Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
45231 + 45407 Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Blackburn [UDG]
45231 Blackburn [UDG] - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Jn - (via WCML) - Golborne Jn - Newton-le-Willows - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) Ran to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the end of regular steam on British Rail. This was to be the last run of 48151 before overhaul, the inaugural railtour with 70013 'Oliver Cromwell', and
                          44871 was booked to appear though its overhaul was not completed in time so 45231 was used instead.

Source : Gareth Kelly (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Gareth Kelly)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Liverpool Lime Street 09.10d [P8] [SL] 23.00a [P8]
Edge Hill 09/16 22/56
Edge Hill SB 09/17 22/55 [SL]
Bootle Branch Jn 09/18 22/53
Huyton 09/27 22/47
Rainhill 09/32 22/44
St Helens Junction 09/36 22/41
Earlestown 09/42 22.33a ~ 22.35d [P2]
Newton-le-Willows 09/44 22/31
Golborne Jn - 22/27
Springs Branch Jn - 22/21
Wigan South Jn - 22/20
Wigan North Western - 22/20 [P4]
Balshaw Lane - 22/11
Euxton Jn - 22/07
Farington Jn - 22/03 [FL]
Lostock Hall Jn - 21/58
Astley 09/59 -
Eccles 10/07 -
Ordsall Lane Jn 10/13 -
Deal Street 10/16 [SL] -
Manchester Victoria 10L18 ~ 11L06 [P3] -
Deal Street 11/09 -
Ordsall Lane Jnq 11/13 -
Salford Crescent 11/16 [P2] -
Bolton 11/31 [P3] -
Bromley Cross 11/40 -
Darwen 11*54 ~ 11/58 -
Blackburn 12*08 ~ 12*12 [P3] 21w12 ~ 21w42 [DGL]
Daisyfield Jn 12/15 21/10
Clitheroe 12/33 20/51
Horrocksford Jn 12/34 20/50
Hellifield 13/04 20/23
Hellifield GL 13w06 ~ 13w37 -
Settle Jn 13/43 20/09
Ribblehead 13/58 19/49
Blea Moor 14/01 19/46
Garsdale 14/15 19/34
Kirkby Stephen 14/29 19/17
Appleby 14/42 17w51 ~ 18w56
Kirkby Thore SB 14/49 17/41
Culgaith SB LC 14/53 17/37
Low House Crossing SB 15/12 17/12
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/30 16/56
London Road Jn 15/32 16/55
Carlisle 15L35a [P3] 16L53d [P3]


Associated Light Engine Movements

0Z54 : 45407 : Blackburn to Carnforth


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