29th November 2008

Spitfire Railtours
The Christmas Cracker

Locos Used 37248 'Loch Arkaig' & 37676 'Loch Rannoch'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z48 : Poole to Blackpool North
1Z49 : Blackpool North to Poole

Locos Route
37248+37676 Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Southampton Central - Eastleigh - Winchester - Basingstoke - Reading West Jn - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Kenilworth - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Stafford - Crewe - Wilmslow - Stockport - Denton Jn - Manchester Victoria - Bolton - Chorley - Preston - Kirkham & Wesham - Blackpool North
37676+37248 Blackpool North - (reverse of outward route) - Poole

Source : Nigel Benning (on the train from Bournemouth to Manchester & return) & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Benning & Nick Bartlett)

M.C
Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Poole 05.45d ?   00.18a ?
316.61
3.11
Branksome 05/52 ?   00/13 ?
313.50
5.60
Bournemouth 05.57a ~ 06.00d ??.?? ~ 06.00   00.02a ~ 00.04d 23.34 ~ ??.??
311.01
20.76
Brockenhurst 06.19a ~ 06.22d 06.20 ~ 06.22   23.42a ~ 23.44d 23.15 ~ 23.16
295.65
31.72
Redbridge 06/34 ?   23/31 ?
284.69
34.43
Southampton Central 06.46a ~ 06.49d 06.38 ~ 06.49   23.26a ~ 23.28d 22.58 ~ 22.59
282.18
35.47
Northam Jn 06/52 06/52   23/23 22/54
281.14
36.41
St Denys 06/54 ?   23/21 22/52
280.20
38.76
Southampton Parkway 06.59a ~ 07.02d 06.57 ~ 07.02   23.15a ~ 23.17d 22.47 ~ 22.49
277.65
40.27
Eastleigh 07/05 07/05   23/12 22/45
276.34
44.12
Shawford 07/09 ?   23/07 ?
272.49
47.23
Winchester 07.14a ~ 07.17d 07.13 ~ 07.17   23.00a ~ 23.03d 22.37 ~ 22.38
269.38
52.56
Waller's Ash Loops 07*27 ~ 07*40 07.27 ~ 07.37   22*42 ~ 22*51 ?
264.05
63.41
Worting Jn 07/51 ?   22/29 ?
253.20
66.01
Basingstoke 07.54a ~ 07.57d 07.51 ~ 07.57   22.21a ~ 22.24d 22.13 ~ 22.15
250.60
70.71
Bramley 08/05 08/03   22/11 ?
245.70
79.50
Southcote Jn 08/19 08/11   22/03 ?
237.11
80.37
Reading West 08/22 08/13   ? ?
236.24
80.45
Oxford Road Jn ? ?   21*52 ~ 22*00 21.42 ~ 21.54
236.16
81.06
Reading West Jn 08*25 ~ 08*47 08/15   21/50 21/40
235.55
96.76
Didcot East Jn 09/04 08/33   21/30 ?
219.65
97.20
Didcot Parkway 09.05a ~ 09.09d 08.34 ~ 09.09   21.21a ~ 21.27d 21.21 ~ 21.24
219.41
98.01
Didcot North Jn 09/13 09/13   21/19 ?
218.60
105.18
Kennington Jn 09/20 09/23   21/10 ?
211.43
107.51
Oxford 09/24 09/26   21*01 ~ 21*06 21/11
209.10
113.42
Wolvercot Jn 09/26 09/28   20/57 ?
203.19
119.31
Heyford 09/34 09/35   20/48 ?
197.30
125.30
Aynho Jn 09/39 09/42   20/41 ?
191.41
130.26
Banbury 09.44a ~ 09.46d 09.51 ~ 09.53   20.33a ~ 20.35d 20.41 ~ 20.44
186.35
138.71
Fenny Compton 09/54 10/02   20/24 ?
177.70
150.17
Leamington Spa 10/04 10/13   20/14 20/18
166.44
151.23
Milverton Jn 10/06 10/16   20/11 ?
165.38
155.63
Kenilworth 10/11 10/20   20*01 ~ 20*06 ?
160.78
?
Gibbet Hill Jn 10/14 ?   19/57 ?
?
159.69
Coventry 10/18 10/29   19/52 20.02 ~ 20.04
156.72
170.45
Birmingham International 10/29 10/38   19/43 19/46
146.16
174.78
Stechford 10/33 10/44   19/39 19.36 ~ 19.39
141.63
177.75
Aston 10/38 10/49
 
19/34 19/29
138.66
180.39
Perry Barr North Jn 10/46 10/52   19/31 ?
136.22
184.76
Bescot Jn 10/54 10/58   19/24 19/13
131.65
186.14
Darlaston Jn 10/56 10/59   19/22 ?
130.47
189.13
Portobello Jn 10/59 11/02   19/15 ?
127.48
191.61
Bushbury Jn 11/02 11/06   19/09 ?
125.00
205.07
Stafford No.4 11/11 ?   18/57 ?
111.54
205.18
Stafford 11/12 11/18   18/56 18/47
111.43
210.43
Norton Bridge 11/17 11/23   18/51 ?
106.18
221.49
Madeley 11/27 ?   18/35 ?
95.12
227.71
Basford Hall Jn 11/34 11/37   18/29 ?
88.70
229.55
Crewe 11.40a ~ 11.42d 11.47 ~ 11.48   18.20a ~ 18.23d 18.17 ~ 18.24
87.06
230.51
Sydney Bridge 11/45 11/51   18/17 ?
86.10
234.25
Sandbach 11/50 11/55   18/10 ?
82.36
246.76
Alderley Edge 12/02 12/04   17/59 ?
69.65
248.46
Wilmslow 12/05 12/06   17/57 ?
68.15
252.26
Cheadle Hulme 12/09 12/08   17/52 ?
64.35
253.21
Adswood Road Jn 12/10 ?   17/50 ?
63.40
254.11
Edgeley Jn No.1 12/12 12/10   17/42 ?
62.50
254.56
Stockport 12/12 12/11   17/41 17/40
62.05
255.38
Heaton Norris Jn 12/14 12/14   17/39 ?
61.23
?
Ash Bridge Jn 12/16 ?   17/37 ?
?
258.70
Denton Station Jn 12/21 12/22   17/33 ?
59.71
259.41
Denton Jn 12/23 12/24   17/31 ?
59.20
261.65
Ashton Moss North Jn 12/29 12/30   17/25 ?
54.76
264.67
Baguley Fold Jn 12/34 12/33   17/20 ?
51.74
265.48
Philips Park West Jn 12/37 12/35   17/19 ?
51.13
265.68
Miles Platting 12/39 ?   17/18 ?
50.73
267.26
Manchester Victoria 12.42a ~ 12.47d 12.42 ~ ??.??   17.08a ~ 17.13d ??.?? ~ 17.14
49.35
267.69
Deal Street 12/49 ?   17/06 ?
48.72
268.39
Ordsall Lane Jn 12/58 ?   ? ?
48.22
269.05
Salford Crescent 13/00 ?   17/00 ?
46.56
278.76
Bolton 13/12 ?   16/46 ?
37.65
281.65
Lostock Jn 13/17 ?   16/40 ?
34.76
290.46
Chorley 13/26 ?   16/31 ?
26.15
293.57
Euxton Jn 13/33 ?   16/26 ?
23.04
?
Farington Curve Jn 13/42 ?   16/19 ?
?
299.15
Preston 13/45 ?   16/17 ?
17.46
299.45
Fylde Jn 13/46 ?   16/16 ?
17.16
307.41
Kirkham North Jn 13/59 ?   16/05 ?
9.20
?
Kirkham & Wesham Sig.KM51 14/04 ?  
-
Poulton-le-Fylde Sig.PT67   16/01 ?
?
312.43
Poulton-le-Fylde 14/07 ?   15/56 ?
3.18
?
Carleton Crossing LC 14/09 ?   15/53 ?
?
316.61
Blackpool North 14.14a ?   15.48d ?
0.00


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