12th August 2010

West Coast Railway Company
The Scarborough Spa Express

Loco Used 47760 & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used Booked for 12 coaches (mark 1/Pullman)

Route :
1Z27 : York to Scarborough
1Z28 : Scarborough to York

Loco Route
47760 York - Church Fenton - Milford - Castleford - Whitwood Jn - Altofts Jn - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - Wakefield Westgate - Holbeck Jn - Whitehall Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Woodlesford - Methley Jn - Whitwood Jn - Castleford - Milford Loop
46115 Milford Loop - Church Fenton - York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
46115 Scarborough - (reverse of outward route) - Whitwood Jn - Altofts Jn - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - Wakefield Westgate - Holbeck Jn - Whitehall Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Woodlesford - Methley Jn - Whitwood Jn - Castleford - Milford - Church Fenton - York

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is as booked. Booked to run all Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays between 20th July 2010 and 2nd September 2010, plus Monday 30th August.
(2) Booked loco 5690 'Leander' was not available and the train was hauled to Milford Loop where 46115 took over.


46115 passing Bolton Percy on the return leg (photo: Paul Braybrook)

Sources : various including Gordon Lacy & Paul Braybrook

Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked (out)   Booked Actual
York 10.23d   20.53a ?
Colton Jn 10/31   20/45 ?
Church Fenton 10/39   20/34 ?
Milford 10/45   20/26 ?
Castleford 10/55   20.08a ~ 20.10d ?

Train routed same way over this section of the route

Altofts Jn 11/03   19/05 ?
Normanton 11.05a ~ 11.07d   19.06a ~ 19.08d ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 11.13a ~ 11.15d   19.13a ~ 19.15d ?
Wakefield Westgate 11.19a ~ 11.22d   19.20a ~ 19.22d ?
Holbeck Jn 11/46   19/44 ?
Whitehall Jn 11/46   19/44 ?
Engine Shed Jn 11/48   19/49 ?
Stourton Jn 11/52   19/52 ?
Woodlesford 11.59a ~ 12.01d   19.56a ~ 19.58d ?
Methley Jn 12/03   20/01 ?
Whitwood Jn 12/06   20/05 ?

Train routing reverts to out-and-back

Castleford 12.09 ~ 12.11   18/59 ?
Milford 12/20   18/44 ?
Church Fenton South Jn ?   ? ?
Church Fenton 12/24   18/35 ?
Church Fenton North Jn ?   ? ?
Colton Jn 12/30   18/23 ?
York 12.43a ~ 12.46d   18.12a ~ 18.15d ?
Scarborough Jn 12/49   18/11 ?
Bootham ??w?? ~ ??.??   ??w?? ~ ??.?? ?
Malton 13/43   17/22 ?
Seamer 14/03   17/02 ?
Scarborough 14.09a   16.55d ?


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