15th March 2014

Vintage Trains
The Cumbrian Ranger

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 4464 'Bittern'
Stock Used (2) (35317)+9101+4940+5157+5191+17018+5198+99353?+99361+99349?+35470

Route :
1Z44 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Carlisle
1Z46 : Carlisle to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco(s) Route
47773 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Crewe
4464 (1) Crewe - Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth U&DGL
47773 Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
4464 (1) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn - (via WCML) - Crewe
47773 Crewe - Stafford - Wolverhampton - Tipton - Dudley Port - Soho North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) 47773 on rear. 
(2) 35317 was only in the consist when 4464 was on the train. 
(3) The route for this tour was originally to be outward over the S&C and return via Shap, but due to gauging issues with 4464 at Carlisle, the route was changed to that shown above. It is reported that 4464 passed Ais Gill summit at 42mph.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 06.33d 06.34   22.18a 22.15
Small Heath South Jn 06/38 06/39   22/13 22/09
Bordesley Jn 06/42 06/43   22/07 22/04
St Andrews Jn 06/43 06/48   22/06 22/03
Proof House Jn 06/46 06/52   22/02 22/00
Birmingham New Street 06.49a ~ 06.52d 06.54 ~ 06.57   21.49a ~ 22.00d 21.53 ~ 21.57
Soho South Jn 06/58 07/04   21/44 21/47
Soho East Jn 06/59 07/05   - -
Perry Barr West Jn 07/05 07/08   - -
Perry Barr North Jn 07/06 07/09   - -
Bescot Stadium 07/12 07/15   - -
Darlaston Jn 07/13 07/17   - -
Portobello Jn 07/17 07/21   - -
Soho North Jn - -   21/44 21/46
Galton Jn - -   21/42 21/44
Sandwell & Dudley - -   21/41 21/41
Dudley Port - -   21/38 21/37
Tipton - -   21/37 21/36
Wolverhampton 07.24a ~ 07.29d 07.27 ~ 07.30 [P2]   21.27a ~ 21.29d 21.23 ~ 21.27
Wolverhampton North Jn 07/31 07/32   21/25 21/21
Bushbury Jn 07/32 07/34   21/23 21/19
Trent Valley Jn 07/43 07/44   20/59 20/58
Stafford 07.45a ~ 08.05d 07.46 ~ 08.08   20.53a ~ 20.57d 20.51 ~ 20.53
Norton Bridge 08/12 08/15   20/44 20/45
Madeley 08/21 08/24   20/34 20/36
Basford Hall Jn 08/30 08/29   20/29 20/29
Crewe 08L36a ~ 09L20d 08L34 ~ 09L19   19L32a ~ 20L23d 19L28 ~ 20L25
Crewe Coal Yard 09/23 09/22   19/29 19/23
Winsford 09/32 09/30   19/19 19/14 [P1]
Hartford Jn 09/38 09/34   19.10 ~ 19.12 19/07
Acton Bridge 09/40 09/35   19/06 19/05
Weaver Jn 09/43 09/37   19/03 19/02
Acton Grange Jn 09/49 09/41   18/57 18/54
Warrington Bank Quay 09/51 09/45   18/55 18/53
Dallam Jn 09/52 ?   18/54 ?
Winwick Jn 09/54 09/49   18/51 18/50
Golborne Jn 09/57 09/52   18/49 18/47
Springs Branch Jn 10/03 10/00   18/45 18/43
Wigan South Jn 10/04 ?   18/44 ?
Wigan North Western 10/05 10/02 [P5]   18/44 18/40 [P4]
Balshaw Lane 10/14 10/11   18/36 18/31
Euxton Jn 10/17 10/17   18/33 18/29
Farington Jn 10/19 10/21   18/25 18/25

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10/25 10/26
Garstang & Catterall 10/36 10/37
Lancaster 10/47 10/54 [DM]
Morecambe South Jn 10/49 10/55
Carnforth U&DGL 10L56 ~ 11L26 11L04 ~ 11L29
Carnforth North Jn 11/29 11/32
Oxenholme Lake District 11/45 11/45
Tebay 12/01 12/04
Shap Summit 12/07 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/22 12/24
Carlisle 12L41a ~ 14L40d 12L40 [P3] ~ 14L49 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/43 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/44 14/53
How & Co Siding 14/53 15/02
Low House Crossing SB 14/58 15/08
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/07 ?
Culgaith SB 15/16 15/26
Kirkby Thore SB 15/21 15/31
Appleby 15w28 ~ 15w43 15.37 ~ 15.47
Ormside 15/51 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/58 ?
Kirkby Stephen 16/02 16/06
Mallerstang 16/07 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/12 ?
Garsdale 16/15 16/20
Blea Moor 16/31 16/32
Ribblehead 16/34 ?
Helwith Bridge 16/41 ?
Settle Jn 16/47 16/47
Hellifield [Up Goods Loop] 16w55 ~ 17w17 16.53 ~ 17.18
Hellifield 17/18 17/19
Horrocksford Jn 17/38 ?
Clitheroe 17/41 17/40
Langho 17/52 ?
Daisyfield Jn 18/03 18/01
Blackburn 18.05a ~ 18.07d 18.02 ~ 18.07
Lostock Hall Jn 18/21 18/20

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z45 : (4464 + 35317) : Carnforth to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carnforth U&DGL 11.39d
Carnforth North 11/42
Oxenholme  12.02 ~ 12.08 [DGL]
Oxenholme Lake District 12/10
Tebay 12.29 ~ 12.37
Shap Summit 12/44
Penrith North Lakes 12/59
Upperby Bridge Jn 13/20
Upperby Jn 13.24 ~ 13.28
Upperby 13.30 ~ 14.07 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/09
Carlisle 14/11?
London Road Jn 14/13
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.15 ~ 14.19
London Road Jn 14/21
Carlisle 14.24a


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