10th October 2009

Railway Touring Company
The Royal Scot

Locos Used 57601, 86259 'Les Ross' & steam: 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used 99041+99680+5487+99318+4960+1861+99348+99352+99371+99125+99316+99127+99128

Route :

Loco(s) Route
86259 (1) London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe
6233 (1) Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle
6233 (1) Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe
86259 (1) Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 57601 on rear, providing train heating and lighting.

Sources : Stuart Prentice (joined/left the train at Milton Keynes Central) & Gordon Jakes

Photo Review


86259 waits to leave Euston in the morning (photo: Nick Blyth)


The hand-over at Crewe (photo: Nick Blyth)


6233 shares the station at Carlisle with a Pendolino (photo: Nick Blyth)


57601 on the rear of the train, also at Carlisle (photo: Nick Blyth)


Carlisle: 6233 being readied for the return journey (photo: Gordon Jakes)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Stuart Prentice & Nick Blyth)

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

Euston

06.27d [P15]

?

 

22.37a

?

Camden South Jn

06/30

?

 

22/34

?

Camden Jn

06/30

?

 

22/33

?

Willesden WL Jn 06/34 ?   22/30 ?
Wembley Central 06/36 ?   22/26 ?
Harrow & Wealdstone 06/38 ?   22/24 ?
Watford Junction 06.43a ~ 06.45d ?   22.18a ~ 22.19d ?
Bourne End Jn 06/51 ?   22/05 ?
Tring 06/55 [P1] ?   21/58 [P2] ?
Ledburn Jn 06/59 ?   21/49 ?
Bletchley 07/07 [P3] ?   21/43 [P3] ?
Milton Keynes Central 07.11a ~ 07.13d [P3] ??.?? ~ 07.20   21.37a ~ 21.39d [P4] 21.57 ~ ??.??
Hanslope Jn 07/19 ?   21/32 [FL] 21/44
Weedon 07/27 ?  
Northampton   21/23 [UML] 21/33
Long Buckby   21/14 21/23
Hilmorton Jn 07/35 ?   21/06 21/15
Rugby 07.37a ~ 07.39d 07.48 ~ 07.52   21.02a ~ 21.04d 21.11 ~ 21.13
Trent Valley Jn 07/41 07/53   21/00 21/09
Brinklow 07/44 ?   ? ?
Attleborough Jn 07/49 ?   ? ?
Nuneaton 07.53a ~ 07.55d 08.05 ~ 08.08   20.45a ~ 20.47d 20.53 ~ 20.54
Amington Jn 08/03 08/11   20/36 ?
Lichfield TV 08.10a ~ 08.12d 08.25 ~ 08.27   20.29a ~ 20.31d 20.33 ~ 20.34
Lichfield TV North Jn 08/14 08/29   20/27 20/30
Rugeley North Jn 08/21 08/35   20/22 20/25
Colwich 08/24 08/37   20/20 20/23
Stafford 08/29 08/42   20/15 [UFL] 20/18
Norton Bridge 08/32 ?   20/11 ?
Madeley 08/39 08/52   20/03 ?
Basford Hall Jn 08/44 08/57   19/59 20/03
Crewe 08L48a ~ 09L19d [P12] 08.02 ~ 09.29   19L34a ~ 19L55d 19.33 ~ 19.58
Crewe Coal Yard 09/23 09/33   ? ?
Winsford 09/30 09/44   ? ?
Hartford Jn 09/36 09/50   ? ?
Acton Bridge 09/38 09/52   ? ?
Weaver Jn 09/41 09/54   ? (15 min stop)
Acton Grange Jn 09/49 09/58   ? ?
Warrington Bank Quay 09/52 [P3] 10/00   ? ?
Dallam Jn 09/54 ?   ? ?
Winwick Jn 09/56 10/02   ? ?
Springs Branch Jn 10/05 10/09   ? ?
Wigan South Jn 10/05 10/09   ? ?
Wigan North Western 10/06 [P5] 10/10   ? ?
Balshaw Lane 10/14 10/20   ? ?
Euxton Jn 10/18 10/22   ? ?
Preston 10/22 [P4] 10/29   18/32 [P4] 18/24
Lancaster 10/44 [DFL] 10/49   18/10 [UFL] 18/04
Morecambe South Jn 10/46 10/50   18/07 ?
Carnforth D&UGL 10w52 ~ 11w27 10.57 ~ 11.28   17w30 ~ 18w01 17.31 ~ 17.55
Carnforth North Jn 11/30 11/30   17/28 17/28
Oxenholme Lake District 11/44 11/46   17/12 17/09
Tebay 12/00 12/01   16/59 17/01
Penrith North Lakes 12/20 [P2] 12/21   16/35 [P1] 16/38
Carlisle 12.41a 12.39   16.11d [P3] 16.11


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