4th September 2010
Class 40 Preservation
The East Lancs Explorer
|Locos Used||40145 'East Lancashire Railway', 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' & 67023|
|Stock Used||Booked for load 10|
1Z40 : Rawtenstall to Cambridge
1Z41 : Stansted Airport to Cambridge1Z42 : Cambridge to Rawtenstall
|40145 (1)||Rawtenstall - Ramsbottom - Bury Bolton Street - Heywood - Castleton South Jn - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Ashton Branch Sidings Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton - Stockport - Edgeley Jn - Hazel Grove HL Jn - New Mills South Jn - Chinley - Edale - Dore South Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Toton Centre - Attenborough Jn - Beeston - Nottingham - Bingham - ??? (2)|
|67023 (3)||??? - Grantham|
|67023 + 40145||Grantham - Peterborough - March - Ely - Cambridge (2)|
|67023 (4)||Cambridge - (?reverse of outward route?) - Castleton South Jn - Castleton|
|55022 (5)||Castleton - Heywood - (reverse of outward route) - Rawtenstall|
(1) 67023 on rear.
(2) 40145 suffered a traction motor flashover north of Grantham. As a result of the failure the booked mini-tour to Stansted was cancelled. Confirmation is required if 40145 worked from Grantham, or was dead between 67023 and the train.
(3) 67023 propelling train from the rear.
(4) 40145 on rear?
(5) 67023 on rear?
Sources : various including Nick Bartlett
Timings (Booked Only)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Ramsbottom||(??.??a ~ 06.30d)||(22.45a ~ ??.??d)|
|Bury Bolton Street||(??.??a ~ 06.45d)||(22.30a ~ ??.??d)|
|Heywood||(??.??a ~ 07.00d)||(22.15a ~ ??.??d)|
|Stockport||??.??a ~ 08.32d||20.49a ~ ??.??d|
|Chesterfield||??.??a ~ 09.32d||19.40a ~ ??.??d|
|Peterborough||11.27a ~ ??.??d||??.??a ~ 17.44d|
|Ely||12.05a ~ ??.??d||??.??a ~ 17.02d|
|Cambridge||12.33a ~ 12.36d||14.49a ~ 16.58d|
|Bishops Stortford||-||13.58 ~ 14.19|
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