28th March 2009

Compass Tours
The Windsor & Eton Explorer

Locos Used 47805 'Talisman' & 47843 'Vulcan'
Stock Used 9507+6176+6177+6024+1203+3304+3333+3386+3344

Route.
1Z39 : Blackburn to Windsor & Eton Riverside
1Z40 : Windsor & Eton Riverside to Blackburn

Loco(s) Route
47843 (1)

Blackburn Euxton Jn Bolton Manchester Piccadilly Macclesfield Stone Stafford Tamworth Nuneaton Rugby Northampton Bletchley Watford Junction Wembley Central - Willesden No.7 Acton Wells Jn Kew East Jn Old Kew Jn Hounslow Staines Windsor & Eton Riverside

47805 (2) Windsor & Eton Riverside - Windsor & Eton Riverside Hounslow Old Kew Jn Barnes Clapham Junction Kensington Olympia Mitre Bridge Jn Wembley Central (reverse of outward route) Blackburn

Notes .
(1) 47805 on the rear.
(2) 47843 on the rear.

Source : Robert Sturgess (on the train throughout)

Photo Review


47843 heads south through Northampton in the morning (photo: Dan Adkins)


47805 heads north through Northampton in the evening (photo: Dan Adkins)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Compass Tours & Robert Sturgess)

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

Blackburn

05.23d

05.23d

 

22.22a

22.21a

Bamber Bridge

05.34a ~ 05.37d

05.33 ~ 05.35

 

a22.07 ~ 22.10d

22.05 ~ 22.07

Lostock Hall Jn

05/40

05/39

 

22/03

22/03

Farington Jn

05/46

05/41

 

21/57

21/57

Euxton Jn

05/50

05/45

 

21/50

21/51

Chorley

05.56a ~ 05.59d

05.50 ~ 05.58

 

21.42a ~ 21.45d

21.35 ~ 21.40

Lostock Jun

06/09

06/08

 

21/32

21/32

Bolton

06.13a ~ 06.16d

06.13 ~ 06.16

 

21.24a ~ 21.27d

21.23 ~ 21.24

Salford Crescent

06/27

06/25

 

21/12

21/10

Ordsall Lane Jn

06/28

06/26

 

21/06

21/08

Castlefield Jn

06/30

06/27

 

21/05

21/07

Deansgate

06/31

06/28

 

21/04

21/06

Manchester Oxford Road

06/32

06/30

 

21/03

21/05

Manchester Piccadilly

06.34a ~ 06.37d

06.34 ~ 06.37

 

20.59a ~ 21.02d

21.02 ~ 21.04

Ardwick Jn

06/39

06/39

 

20/56

20/58

Slade Lane Jn

06/42

06/42

 

20/53

20/56

Heaton Norris Jn

06/45

06/45

 

20/49

20/52

Stockport

06.46a ~ 06.49d

06.46 ~ 06.49

 

20.45a ~ 20.48d

20.50 ~ 20.51

Edgeley Jn No1

06/50

06/50

 

20/43

20/43

Adswood Road Jn

06/51

06/51

 

20/41

20/41

Cheadle Hulme

06/53

06/53

 

20/40

20/40

Macclesfield

07.04a ~ d07.06d

07.04 ~ 07.06

 

20.25a ~ 20.28d

20.26 ~ 20.27

Congleton

07/15

07/16

 

20/17

20/17

Kidsgrove

07/19

07/20

 

20/12

20/12

Stoke on Trent

07.26a ~ 07.29d

07.26 ~ 07.29

 

20.01a ~ 20.04d

20.05 ~ 20.06

Stoke Junction

07/30

07/30

 

19/59

??/??

Stone

07/39

07/39

 

19/51

19/52

Norton Bridge

07/44

07/44

 

19/45

19/45

Stafford

07.49a ~ 07.56d

07.41 ~ 07.56

 

19.36a ~ 19.37d

19.32 ~ 19.36

Colwich

08/08

08/07

 

19/29

??/??

Rugeley North Jn

08/10

08/10

 

1921

19/18

Lichfield TV North Jn (LL)

08.16

08.16

 

19/15

19/12

Lichfield Trent Valley

08.18a ~ 08.21d

08.18 ~ 08.21

 

19.10a ~ 19.13d

19.08 ~ 19.10

Tamworth Low Level

08.29a ~ 08.31d

08.29 ~ 08.31

 

19.00a ~ 19.03d

18.58 ~ 19.00

Amington Jn

08/35

08/35

 

18/58

18/56

Nuneaton

08.47a ~ 08.50d

08.46 ~ 08.50

 

18.43a ~ 1846d

18.42 ~ 1844

Attleborough Jn

 

 

18/40

??/??

Brinklow

 

 

18/33

??/??

Rugby Trent Valley Jn

09/04

09/05

 

18/23

18/13

Rugby

09/05

09/06

 

18/21

18/11

Hilmorton Jn

09/07

09/07

 

18/19

18/09

Long Buckby

09/16

09/16

 

18/11

18/02

Northampton

09/29

09/28

 

18/00

17/51

Hanslope Jn

09/38

09/38

 

17/43

17/43

Milton Keynes Central

09/51

09/49

 

17/37

17/37

Bletchley

09/56

09/55

 

17/35

17/35

Ledburn Jn

10/07

10/05

 

17/27

17/29

Tring

10/15

10/14

 

17/22

17/24

Bourne End Jn (Herts)

10/22

10/22

 

17/13

17/16

Watford Jn

10/31

10/31

 

17/06

17/09

Harrow & Wealdstone

10/37

10/35

 

17/01

17/00

Wembley Central

10/41

10/41

 

16/58

16/55

Wembley Singnal WM830

10c46 ~ 10c48

10.46 ~ 10.53

 

Willesden Sudbury Jn

10/50

10/55

 

Wembley Yard South

10/52

10/57

 

Willesden No 7

10/54

10/59

 

16/55

16/45

Acton Canal Wharf

10/57

11/01

 

Acton Wells Jn

10/59

11/03

 

South Acton Jn

11/08

11/08

 

Kew East Jn

11/11

11/11

 

Old Kew Jn

11*13 ~ 11*20

11*13 ~ 11*20

 

Willesden West London Jn

 

16/37

16/38

Mitre Bridge Jn

 

16/36

16/37

North Pole Jn

 

16/35

16/36

Kensington Olympia

 

16/30

16/33

Latchmere Jn

 

16/24

16/26

Clapham Junction

 

16/21

16/21

Barnes

 

16/14

16/15

Brentford

 

16/09

16/09

Hounslow

11/22

11/22

 

16/06

16/06

Feltham Jn

11/28

11/25

 

16/03

16/03

Feltham

11/30

11/28

 

16/01

16/01

Staines

11/35

11/35

 

15/56

15/55

Windsor & Eton Riverside

11.46a

11.46

 

15.45d

15.45


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