27th May 2013

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47245, 57315 & steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used (4) (35486)+99304+4994+4951+1860+99348+99350+99122+99127+99712+99125+99121

Route :
1Z55 : Worcester Foregate Street to Carlisle
1Z56 : Carlisle to Worcester Foregate Street

Loco(s) Route
47245 (1) Worcester Foregate Street - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Tame Bridge Parkway - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe - Chester
57315 (2) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Frodsham - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Hellifield
60009 Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
60009 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carnforth U&DGL
57315 (2) Carnforth U&DGL - Lancaster - Preston - Farington Jn - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Hartford - Crewe - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street
47245 (1) Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Soho North - Galton Jn - Smethwick Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Worcester Foregate Street

Notes :
(1) 57315 on rear.
(2) 47245 on rear.
(3) 60009 'Union of South Africa' replaced unavailable 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'.
(4) 35486 was only in the consist when 60009 was on the train.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Worcester Foregate Street 05.48d 05.48   22.16a 22.16
Tunnel Jn 05/50 05/50   22/13 22/13
Droitwich Spa 05/55 05/56   22/04 22/03
Hartlebury 06/01 06/02   21/58 21/58
Kidderminster 06.06a ~ 06.08d 06.06 ~ 06.07   21.48a ~ 21.52d 21.48 ~ 21.52
Blakedown 06/13 06/11   21/43 21/43
Stourbridge Junction 06.19a ~ 06.21d 06.16 ~ 06.21   21.34a ~ 21.38d 21.34 ~ 21.38
Old Hill 06/27 ?   21/23 21/23
Rowley Regis 06/29 06/29   21/20 21/20
Smethwick Jn 06/35 06/33   21/17 21/17
Galton Jn 06/36 06/34   21/16 21/16
Soho North Jn 06/37 ?   21/14 21/14
Soho South Jn 06/37 06/37   21/14 21/14
Birmingham New Street 06.42a ~ 06.45d 06.42 ~ 06.46   20.54a ~ 21.09d 21.00 ~ 21.09
Proof House Jn 06/48 06/49   - -
Aston 06/51 06/53   - -
Perry Barr South Jn 06/54 ?   - -
Soho South Jn - -   20/48 20/54
Soho East Jn - -   20/47 20/53
Perry Barr West Jn - -   20/43 20/49
Perry Barr North Jn 06/55 06/55   20/41 20/48
Tame Bridge Parkway 07.00a ~ 07.03d 06.59 ~ 07.03   20.32a ~ 20.35d 20.41 ~ 20.43
Bescot Stadium 07/06 07/05   20/29 20/39
Darlaston Jn 07/07 07/07   20/28 20/38
Portobello Jn 07/10 07/10   20/25 20/35
Bushbury Jn 07/13 07/13   20/21 20/31
Trent Valley Jn 07/25 07/23   20/09 20/19
Stafford 07.28a ~ 07.33d 07.26 ~ 07.33   19.55a ~ 20.06d 20.13 ~ 20.17
Norton Bridge 07/40 07/39   19/49 20/08
Madeley 07/48 07/46   19/40 20/00
Basford Hall Jn 07/52 07/50   19/36 19/55
Crewe 07.56a ~ 07.59d 07.55 ~ 07.59   19.28a ~ 19.31d 19.48 ~ 19.52
Crewe Steel Works 08/02 08/02   - -
Beeston Castle & Taporley SB 08/10 08/11   - -
Chester 08.20a ~ 08.30d 08.22 ~ 08.32   - -
Mickle Trafford 08/35 08/37   - -
Helsby 08/39 08/42   - -
Frodsham Jn 08/44 08/47   - -
Runcorn East 08/46 08/49   - -
Crewe Coal Yard - -   19/26 19/47
Winsford - -   19/19 19/41
Hartford Jn - -   19/15 19/37
Acton Bridge - -   19/13 19/36
Weaver Jn - -   19/11 19/35
Acton Grange Jn 08/52 08/51   19/05 19/31
Warrington Bank Quay 08/54 08/53   19/04 19/29
Dallam Jn 08/55 ?   19/03 ?
Winwick Jn 08/57 08/56   19/01 ?
Springs Branch Jn 09/02 09/02   18/55 19/22
Wigan South Jn 09/02 ?   18/55 ?
Wigan North Western 09/03 09/03   18/54 19/21
Balshaw Lane 09/09 09/10   18/48 19/15
Euxton Jn 09/12 09/14   18/46 19/14
Farington Jn 09/15 09/19   18/42 ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Lostock Hall Jn 09/21 09/24
Blackburn 09.36a ~ 09.39d 09/38?
Daisyfield Jn 09/41 09/43
Langho 09/49 ?
Clitheroe 09/58 09/58
Horrocksford Jn 09/58 ?
Hellifield 10/20 10/18
Hellifield [GL] 10L23a ~ 10L54d 10L23 ~ 10L52
Settle Jn 11/01 10/59
Helwith Bridge 11/09 ?
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 11/12 ?
Ribblehead 11/21 ?
Blea Moor 11/25 11/22
Garsdale 11/36 ?
Ais Gill 11/39 ?
Kirkby Stephen 11/47 11/50
Appleby 11w59a ~ 12w28d 12.01 ~ 12.27
Kirkby Thore SB 12/34 12/33
Culgaith SB LC 12/37 12/35
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/45 ?
Low House Crossing SB 12/53 12/51
How & Co Sidings 12/57 12/54
Petteril Bridge Jn 13/08 13/01
London Road Jn 13/10 ?
Carlisle 13.13a ~ 16.11d 13.12 ~ 16.50
Penrith North Lakes 16/38 17/17
Shap Summit 16/52 ?
Tebay 16/59 17/40
Oxenholme Lake District 17/10 17/51
Carnforth North Jn 17/25 18/04
Carnforth U&DGL 17L27a ~ 18L08d 18L07 ~ 18L41
Morecambe South Jn 18/15 18/46
Lancaster 18/16 18/49
Garstang & Catteral 18/25 18/58
Preston 18.35a ~ 18.39d 19.06 ~ 19.08

Timings continue in first table.


Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z56 : (60009 with 35486) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.58d
Upperby Jn 14/01 [GL]
Upperby 14.03 ~ 15.00 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 15/02 [GL]
London Road Jn 15/06
Petteril Bridge Jn 15.07 ~ 15.13
London Road Jn 15/14
Carlisle 15.17a


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