10th October 2010

Branch Line Society
Ribble Lune Railtour

Locos Used 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' & 66066
Stock Used 6067+5987+5952+6176+6024+1203+3333+17105

Route :
1Z50 : Crewe to Preston Dock
1Z51 : Preston Dock to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
55022 (1) Crewe - Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich [Down & Up Goods]
66066 (2) Northwich [Down & Up Goods] - Northwich [Carriage Line]
55022 (1) Northwich [Carriage Line] - Wade Works Branch (NR Limit)
66066 (2) Wade Works Branch - Hartford CLC Jn - Hartford LNW Jn - Acton Grange Jn - [via Warrington Down Slow (3)] - Winwick Jn - Golborne Jn - Wigan North Western - Balshaw Lane Jn - Ribble Jn - Ribble Sidings - Strand Road Crossing - [via Ribble Steam Railway Museum Platform] - End of Line
55022 (1) End of Line - [via RSR Museum Platform] - Strand Road Crossing - Ribble Jn
66066 (2) Ribble Jn - Preston [Parcels Platform] - Lancaster - Bare Lane Jn - Morecambe
55022 (1) Morecambe - Heysham Power Station branch NR limit
66066 (2) Heysham Power Station branch NR limit - Morecambe
55022 (1) Morecambe - Hest Bank Jn - Carnforth - Carnforth Station Jn - Wennington - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Daisyfield Jn - Blackburn - Darwen - Bolton - Salford Crescent - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Northenden Jn - Altrincham - Northwich - Middlewich - Sandbach - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 66066 on rear.
(2) 55022 on rear.
(3) Success at the third attempt in four months to cover the Down Slow non-platform line alongside platform 4.

Source : LASERman & Alan Sheppard

Photo Review


55022 at Preston Docks Dock Platform (photo: Mark Hodgson)


55022 'Royal Scots Grey' at Crewe (photo: Mark Hodgson)


Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from LASERman, Alan Sheppard, Solomon Riley)

Location
Booked
Actual
Crewe 09.00d [P6] 09.00 [P6]
Crewe Sydney Bridge 09/02 [FL] 09/02 [FL]
Sandbach 09/09 09.10 ~ 09.14
Middlewich 09/23 09.31 ~ 09.33
Northwich South Jn 09/37 09/50
Northwich 09/39 [DUG] 09/55 [DUG]
Northwich Yard 09.42 ~ 09.44 [DUG] 09.57 ~ 10.30 [DUG]
Northwich Carriage Line DIV 10.33 ~ 10.39
Wade Works 09.49 ~ 09.59 10.43 ~ 10.49
Northwich Yard 10.04 ~ 10.06 [GL] 10.53 ~ 10.53 [GL]
Northwich 10/09 [DUG] 10/54 [DUG]
Greenbank 10/13 10/59
Hartford CLC Jn 10/15 11/01
Hartford Jn 10/22 [SL] 11/03 [SL]
Acton Bridge 10/25 [FL] 11/06 [SL]
Weaver Jn 10/28 11/09
Acton Grange Jn 10/32 [FL] 11/12 [FL]
Warrington Bank Quay 10/33 [SL] 11/17 [SL]
Winwick Jn 10/43 11.23 ~ 11.26 [FL]
Golborne Jn 10/47 [SL] 11/31 [SL]
Springs Branch Jn 10/53 [UDS] 11/36 [UDS]
Wigan South Jn 10/54 [DPL] 11/39 [DPL]
Wigan North Western 10.56a ~ 10.58d [P6] [FL] 11.40 ~ 11.42 [P6] [FL]
Balshaw Lane 11/10 [SL] 11/53 [SL]
Euxton Jn 11/13 11/54
Farington Curve Jn 11/18 11/58
Skew Bridge 11/19 [GL] 11/59 [GL]
Ribble Jn 11/20 12/04
Preston Dock (EOL) 11.30a ~ 13.00d 12.30 ~ 12.35
Preston Dock Platform 11.30a ~ 13.00d 12.36 ~ 13.03
Ribble Jn 13.10 ~ 13.17 13.35 ~ 13.36 [UG]
Preston 13c21 ~ 13c24 [RES] 13.41 ~ 13.47 [RES]
Barton & Boughton Loop 13.34 ~ 13.36 13.57 ~ 14.05
Lancaster 13/52 [P3] 14/23 [DM]
Morecambe South Jn 13/54 14/28
Bare Lane 13.56 ~ 13.57 [P2] [DUH] 14.31 ~ 14.31 [P2] [DUH]
Morecambe 14.02 ~ 14.17 [RR] 14.37 ~ 14.47 [RR]
Heysham Power Station 14.37 ~ 14.47 15.16 ~ 15.23
Morecambe 15.07 ~ 15.12 [RR] 15.46 ~ 15.54 [P2]
Bare Lane 15.17 ~ 15.18 [P2] 16/06 [P2]
Hest Bank 15/23 16/11
Carnforth Down & Up Goods No.1 15.28 ~ 15.29 [GL1] 16/19 [GL1]
Carnforth North Jn 15/32 16/20
Carnforth 15c33 ~ 15c35 [P2] 16.21 ~ 16.23 [P2]
Settle Jn 16/10 16/59
Hellifield 16*16 ~ 16*31 [UGL] 17/07 [UGL]
Horrocksford Jn 16/52 17/27
Clitheroe 16/53 17/28
Langho 17/03 17/37
Daisyfield Jn 17/13 [UEL] 17/45 [UEL]
Blackburn 17.15 ~ 17.16 [UDG] 17.48 ~ 17.51 [UDG]
Darwen 17*26 ~ 17*43 18/00
Bromley Cross 17/56 18/10
Bolton 18.03a ~ 18.06d [P1] 18.17 ~ 18.19 [P1]
Burnden Jn 18.10 ~ 18.10 [UPL] 18/23 [UPL]
Moses Gate ? ? [UPL]
Salford Crescent 18/21 [UB] 18/35 [UB]
Ordsall Lane 18/23 18/37
Castlefield Jn 18/24 18/38
Deansgate 18/25 [P2] 18.39 ~ 18.41 [P1]
Manchester Oxford Road 18/27 [P3] 18.44 [P3]
Manchester Piccadilly 18/32 [P13] [FL] 18/49 [UF]
Ardwick Jn 18/34 [GL] 18/52 [GL]
Longsight North Jn 18/36 [GL] 18/55 [GL]
Longsight Up & Down Goods 18.38 ~ 18.39 [GDS] 18/55 [GDS]
Slade Lane Jn 18/41 [FL] 18/57 [FL]
Heaton Norris Jn 18/44 19/01
Stockport 18.46a ~ 18.48d [P2] 19.02 ~ 19.04 [P2]
Edgeley Jn No.2 18/49 19/05
Cheadle Village Jn 18/51 19/07
Sharston Jn 18/53 19/09
Northenden Jn 18/54 19/10
Deansgate Jn 19/01 19/18
Navigation Road 19/02 19/18
Altrincham 19/03 [P4] 19/20 [P4]
Hale 19/05 ?
Mobberley 19/10 19/25
Plumley West SB 19/19 19/30
Northwich 19/24 19/36 [UDG]
Northwich South Jn 19/26 19/38
Middlewich 19/40 19.55 ~ 20.01
Sandbach 19/55 [P3] [FL] 20/16 [P3] [FL]
Crewe Sydney Bridge 20/02 ?
Crewe Up Manchester Loop 20/03 [UML] 20.22 ~ 20.26 [Main Line]
Crewe 20.07a [P5] 20.28 [P5]


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