27th July 2012

Compass Tours
The
Ynys Mons Express

Locos Used 47786 'Roy Castle OBE' & 47854 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used 99680+3395+3326+3313+3359+1201+5928+6103+6000+6115

Route :
1Z30 : Carlisle to Holyhead
1Z31 : Holyhead to Carlisle

Loco(s) Route
47854 (1) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Jn - (via WCML) - Warrington Bank Quay - Walton Old Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Runcorn East - Frodsham - Mickle Trafford Jn - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Juntion - Bangor - Holyhead
47786 (2) Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Acton Grange Jn - (via WCML) - Warrington Bank Quay - (reverse of outward route) - Carlisle

Notes :
(1) 47786 on rear.
(2) 47854 on rear.

Source : Dave Ross

Photo Review


Shunting at Holyhead with 47786 (above) & 47854 (photos: Dave Ross)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dave Ross)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carlisle 06.20d 06.21 [P1]   00.04a 00.15 [P4]
Petteril Bridge Jn 06/23 06/24   23/59 00/11
Low House Crossing 06/36 06/35   23/49 00/03
Lazonby &Kirkoswald 06/45 06/41   23/42 23/54
Langwathby 06.52a ~ 06.56d 06.47 ~ 06.56   23.36a ~ 23.38d 23.46 ~ 23.50
Culgaith 07/02 07/03   23/32 23/42
Appleby 07.13a ~ 07.18d 07.12 ~ 07.18   23.21a ~ 23.23d 23.31 ~ 23.33
Kirkby Stephen 07.33a ~ 07.38d 07.31 ~ 07.38   23.07a ~ 23.09d 23.16 ~ 23.17
Garsdale 07/52 07/51   22/57 23/05
Blea Moor 08/01 08/02   22/46 22/54
Ribblehead 08/06 08/05   22/44 22/52
Settle Jn 08/19 08/19   22/28 22/34
Hellifield 08.23a ~ 08.48d 08.23 ~ 08.48   22.22a ~ 22.24d 22.28 ~ 22.30
Clitheroe 09.08a ~ 09.12d 09.06 ~ 09.12   21.55a ~ 21.57d 21.59 ~ 22.01
Whalley 09.19a ~ 09.23d 09.19 ~ 09.23   21.47a ~ 21.49d 21.53 ~ 21.53
Blackburn 09.39a ~ 09.42d 09.39 ~ 09.44   21.31a ~ 21.33d 21.35 ~ 21.36
Bamber Bridge 09.56a ~ 09.59d 09.54 ~ 09.56   21.19a ~ 21.21d 21.109 ~ 21.19
Lostock Hall Jn 10/01 09/59   21/16 21/16
Euxton Balshaw Lane 10.18a ~ 10.25d 10.250 ~ 10.27   20.55a ~ 21.00d 21.00 ~ 21.02
Wigan North Western 10/33 10/37   20/47 20/50
Springs Branch Jn 10/35 10/39   20/46 20/49
Winwick Jn 10/40 10/44   20/41 20/42
Warrington Bank Quay 10/45 10/48   20/38 20/39
Runcorn East 10/52 10/56   20/30 20/29
Frodsham Jn 10/55 10/57   20/28 20/27
Helsby 10/59 11/01   20/23 20/22
Mickle Trafford 11/06 11/06   20/17 20/16
Chester 11.13a ~ 11.33d 11.19 ~ 11.23   19.55a ~ 20.10d 20.00 ~ 20.10
Saltney Jn 11/36 11/27   19/50 19/56
Holywell Jn 11/52 11/40   19/36 19/43
Rhyl 12/05 11.53 ~ 12.13   19/22 19/26
Colwyn Bay 12/15 12/26   19/09 19/08
Llandudno Junction 12.23a ~ 12.31d 12.31 ~ 12.34   18.58a ~ 19.03d 18.58 ~ 19.03
Bangor 12.42a ~ 12.52d 13.01 ~ 13.03   18.33a ~ 18.38d 18.33 ~ 18.38
Holyhead 13.30a [P1] 13.49 [P3]   18.05d [P1] 18.05 [P1]


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