30th November 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used steam: 44871 & 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
Stock Used 35517+1859+4836+13230+21241+4831+4856+5239+1666+3150+3115+3096

Route :
1Z90 : London Euston to Chester
1Z92 : Chester to London Euston

Locos Route
44871 + 45407 London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Chester
44871 + 45407 Chester - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 44871 + 45407 replaced unavailable 70000 'Britannia'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.40d [P3] 07.41 [P2]   21.31a [P15] 21.38
Camden South Jn 07/44 [C] 07/45   21/28 [B] 21/35
Camden Jn 07/45 [DS] 07/46   21/27 21/34
Willesden WL Jn 07/50 [DS] 07/51   21/23 [US] 21/30
Wembley Central 07/53 [P5] 07/54   21/19 21/27
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/57 [DS] 07/57   21/16 [US] 21/24
Watford Junction 08/03 [DS] [P8] [DS] 08/03   21/11 [US] [P9] [US] 21/18
Bourne End Jn 08/13 [DS] 08/12   21/04 [US] 21/09
Tring 08/22 [P3] [DS] 08/18   20/59 [US] [P4] [US] 21/04
Ledburn Jn 08/27 [DS] 08/24   20/51 [US] 20/57
Bletchley 08/35 [P3] [DS] 08/33 [P3]   20/43 [P4] [US] 20/49
Denbigh Hall South Jn 08/43 [DF] 08/40   20/40 ?
Milton Keynes Central 08.47a ~ 08.59d [DF] [P5] [DS] 08.43 ~ 09.01   20.35a ~ 20.37d [US] [P1] [US] 20.40 ~ 20.43
Hanslope Jn 09/09 [DS] 09/10   20/28 [US] 20/33
Northampton 09.21a ~ 09.39d [P2] 09.21 ~ 09.39 [P2]   20.02a ~ 20.10d [P1] 20.17 ~ 20.20 [P1]
Long Buckby 09/54 09/52   19/50 20/05
Daventry North Jn 10/01 09/58   19/43 19/59
Hillmorton Jn 10/05 10/01   19/39 19/56
Rugby 10.08a ~ 10.30d [P1] 10.04 ~ 10.29   19/37 [P6] ? ~ 19.53
Rugby Sig. 4184 - -   19*22 ~ 19*34 [US] ?
Trent Valley Jn 10/32 [DF] 10/32   19/20 [US] ?
Brinklow 10/37 [DF] 10/37   19/14 19/28
Attleborough Jn 10/45 [DF-DS] 10/45   19/05 ?
Nuneaton 10.49a ~ 10.59d [DS] [P2] [DS] 10.48 ~ 10.59   19.01a ~ 19.03d [US] [P5] [US] 19.13 ~ 19.14
Atherstone 11/06 11/07   18w39a ~ 18w51d 18.44 ~ 19.05
Amington Jn 11/14 [DS] 11/14   18/31 [US] 18/36
Tamworth LL 11/15 11/15   18/30 18/35
Lichfield Trent Valley 11.22a ~ 11.37d [P1] 11.23 ~ 11.40   18.20a ~ 18.22d [P2] 18.24 ~ 18.27
Lichfield North Jn 11/38 [DS] 11/41   18/18 [US] 18/23
Rugeley North Jn 11/47 [DS] 11/51   18/11 [US] 18/14
Colwich Jn 11/52 11/53   18/06 [US] 18/10
Stafford 12/00 [DF] 12/02 [DF-DS]   17/59 [US] [P4] [US] 17/47 [P4]
Norton Bridge 12/04 [DF] 12/09   17/47 [US] 17/40
Madeley Jn 12/15 [DF] 12/20   17/34 [US] 17/27
Basford Hall Jn 12/23 12/27   17/26 17/20
Crewe 12.27a ~ 12.29d [P12] 12.32 ~ 12.36 [P12]   17.14a ~ 17.21d [P6] [US] 17.12 ~ 17.16 [P6]
Crewe Steel Works 12/36 12/40   17/04 17/07
Beeston Castle & Tarporley 12/48 12/51   16/55 16/56
Chester 13.01a [P3] 13.04 [P3]   16.40d [P4] 16.40


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z90 : (33207 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Southall to London Euston
5Z93 : (33207? with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : London Euston to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 05.25d 23.35a
Southall 05.35 ~ 05.48 23.14 ~ 23.25
West Ealing 05/52 23/07
Acton West 05/56 23/03
Acton Main Line 05/58 23/00
Acton Wells Jn 06/00 22/55
Willesden SW Sidings 06/04 22.32 ~ 22.52
Willesden WL Jn 06/07 22/29
Camden Jn 06/14 22/23
Camden South Jn 06/16 22/21
London Euston 06.20a 22.17d

5Z90 : (44871 + 45407) : Chester to Chester Reception Siding
5Z92 : (44871 + 45407) : Chester Reception Siding to Chester

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Chester 13.12d 16.30a
East Jn 13.14 ~ 13.18 16.24 ~ 16.28
Chester Reception Sdg 13.21a 16.21d

5Z91 : (44871 + 45407 + 35517) : Chester - North Jn - South Jn - Chester
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Chester Reception Sdg 13.48d
Chester D.M.U.D. 13.54 ~ 15.09
North Jn 15.13 ~ 15.17
South Jn 15.22 ~ 15.26
East Jn 15.31 ~ 15.35
Chester Reception Sdg 15.38a


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