25th February 2012

Railway Touring Company
The
Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross' & steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used [1] : 9104+FO+99712+99121+99125+99127+99350+1860+TSO+TSO+5171
[2] : as above plus support coach 14099

Route :
1Z86 : London Euston to Carlisle
1Z87 : Carlisle to London Euston

Loco Stock Route
86259 [1] London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Carnforth U&DGL
70013 [2] Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
70013 [2] Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn
86259 [1] Farington Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.


86259
'Les Ross', paused at Preston in the morning (photo: Nick Blyth)

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Peter Hicks

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nick Bartlett & Peter Hicks)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Euston 07.09d [P3] [X] 22.06a [P1]
Camden South Jn 07/12 [E] 22/03
Camden Jn 07/12 [DF] 22/02 [B]
Willesden WL Jn 07/15 [DF] 21/59 [US]
Wembley Central 07/17 21/56
Harrow & Wealdstone 17/19 [DF] 21/52 [US]
Watford Junction 07.24a ~ 07.26d [P6] [DF] 21.43a ~ 21.46d [P9] [US]
Bourne End Jn 07/32 [DF] 21/37 [US]
Tring 07/35 [P1] [DF] 21.19 ~ 21.31 [P4] [US]
Ledburn Jn 07/39 [DF] 21/10 [US]
Bletchley 07/44 [P1] [DF] 21/04 [P4] [US]
Milton Keynes Central 07.47a ~ 07.58d [P5] [DF] 20.57a ~ 21.00d [P1] [US]
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DF] 20/51 [US]
Weedon 08/13 [DF] 20/43 [UF]
Hillmorton Jn 08/22 20/36
Rugby 08.24a ~ 08.28d [P1] [DF] 20.31a ~ 20.34d [P4] [UF]
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 20/33
Brinklow 08/33 ?
Attleborough Jn 08/37 ?
Nuneaton 08.40a ~ 08.43d [P3] 20.15a ~ 20.18d [P5] [UF]
Amington Jn 08/55 [DF] 20/04
Lichfield North Jn 09/00 20/00
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 19/55
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 19/53 [US]
Stafford No.4 ? 19/48 [UF]
Stafford 09/16 [DF] 19/48 [P4] [US]
Norton Bridge 09/20 [DF] 19/43 [US]
Madeley 09/27 [DF] 19/27 [US]
Basford Hall Jn 09/34 [DS] 19/22
Crewe 09.42a ~ 09.46d [P6] [DF] 19.14a ~ 19.18d [P6] [US]
Crewe Coal Yard 09/49 19/11
Winsford 09/54 19/02
Hartford Jn 09/58 18/58
Acton Bridge 09/59 18/57
Weaver Jn 10/03 18/55
Acton Grange Jn 10/05 18/53
Warrington Bank Quay 10/07 [P3] 18/51 [P2]
Dallam Jn 10/08 18/50
Winwick Jn 10/09 18/49
Springs Branch Jn 10/14 18/44
Wigan South Jn 10/14 18/44
Wigan North Western 10/15 [P5] 18/43 [P4]
Balshaw Lane 10/20 18/38
Euxton Jn 10/22 18/37

 

Location Booked
Preston 10.27a ~ 10.30d [P3]
Lancaster 10/45 [DF]
Morecambe South Jn 10/46
Carnforth 10L52 ~ 11L22 [U&DGL]
Carnforth North Jn 11/25
Oxenholme Lake District 11/41 [P2]
Tebay 11/58
Penrith North Lakes 12/18 [P2]
Carlisle [P3] 12.40a ~ 14.37d [P3]
London Road Jn 14/39
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/41
How & Co Siding 14/50
Low House Crossing SB 14/55
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/03
Culgaith SB 15/14
Kirkby Thore SB 15/17
Appleby 15w23a ~ 15w38d
Ormside 15/42
Crosby Garrett 15/48
Kirkby Stephen 15/51
Mallerstang 15/57
Ais Gill 16/03
Garsdale 16/06
Blea Moor 16/16
Ribblehead 16/19
Settle Jn 16/32
Hellifield 16w44 ~ 17w00 [GL]
Hellifield 17/02
Horrocksford Jn 17/32
Clitheroe 17/34
Langho 17/44
Daisyfield Jn 17/52
Blackburn 17.55 ~ 17.57 [P4]
Lostock Hall Jn 18/13
Farington Jn 18L17 ~ 18L33

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z88 : (70013 & support coach) : Carlisle to Petteril Bridge Jn
5Z88 : (70013 & support coach) : Petteril Bridge Jn to Upperby Through GL
5Z88 : (70013 & support coach) : Upperby Through GL to Carlisle

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carlisle 13.05d 14.19a
London Road Jn 13/08 -
Petteril Bridge Jn 13.09 ~ 13.12 -
London Road Jn 13/13 -
Upperby Jn 13/17 [GL] 14/17 [GL]
Upperby 13.19a [UTGL] 14.15d [UTGL]

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