5th April 2014

Belmond (British Pullman)
The Grand National

Locos Used 67024 & 67026 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used 9502+99536+99543+99546+99532+99530+99531+99535+99534+99537+99541+6313

Route :
1Z39 : London Victoria to Runcorn
1Z40 : Liverpool Lime Street to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
67024 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Wembley Yard South Jn - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Runcorn
67026 (2) Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn - (via Trent Valley, Weedon & WCML) - Wembley South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 67026 on rear.
(2)
67024 on rear.
(3) Passengers conveyed by road coaches from Runcorn to Aintree Race Course.

Source : Peter Mallory

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Peter Mallory & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.04d [P2] 08.04   23.06a [P2] 23.38
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/07 ?   23/03 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/10 [RVL] ?   22/59 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 08/20 ?   22/55 ?
Latchmere Jn  08/23 08/21   22/52 23/29
Kensington Olympia 08/31 08/29   22/44 [P3] 23/21
North Pole Jn 08/36 08/34   22/38 23/18
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/37 08/36   22/37 23/16
Willesden WL Jn 08/38 08/37   22/36 23/15
Willesden No.7 Jn 08/41 [DR] ?   22/34 [UR] ?
Wembley Yard South Jn 08/44 [DR] ?   22/31 [UR] ?
Sudbury Jn 08/45 [DR] 08/44   22/29 [UR] 23/07
Sig.829/831 08C48 ~ 08C50 ?   - -
Sig.WN34 - -   22C22 ~ 22C25 ?
Wembley Central 08/53 [P5] 08/49   22/17 [UR] 23/02
Harrow & Wealdstone 08/57 [DS] 08/54   22/12 [US] 22/58
Watford Junction 09/03 [P8] 09/00   22/07 [P9] 22/51
Bourne End Jn 09/12 [DS] 09/12   22/00 [US] 22/42
Tring 09/21 [P3] 09/20   21*46 ~ 21*54 [P4] 22/37
Ledburn Jn 09/26 [DS] 09/25   21/36 [US] 22/32
Bletchley 09/33 [P3] 09/33   21/29 [P4] 22/25
Milton Keynes Central 09.38a ~ 09.43d [P3] [DS] 09.36 ~ 09.40   21.22a ~ 21.24d [P5] [US] 22.17 ~ 22.20
Hanslope Jn 09/50 09/48   21/16 [UF] 22/10
Northampton 10/01 [P2] 09/58   - -
Long Buckby 10/12 10/10   - -
Daventry North Jn 10/17 10/15   - -
Weedon - -   21/05 21/59
Hillmorton Jn 10/20 10/17   20/55 21/48
Rugby 10/22 [P2] 10/19   20.51 ~ 20.53 [P5] 20.57 ~ 21.46
Trent Valley Jn 10/23 [DS] 10/20   20/49 [US] 20/55
Brinklow 10/32 [DF] 10/29   20/44 20/51
Attleborough Jn 10/37 [DF] 10/37   20/37 ?
Nuneaton 10/38 [P3] [DF] 10/39   20/35 [P5] [US] 20/43
Amington Jn 10/47 [DF] 10/48   20/22 [US] 20/32
Lichfield North Jn 10/52 [DF] 10/55   20/16 [US] 20/26
Rugeley North Jn 10/59 [DF] 11/01   20/09 [US] 20/19
Colwich Jn 11/03 11/03   20/05 [US] 20/15
Stafford 11C10 ~ 11C14 [P3] 11.11 ~ 11.19   19/59 [P4] 19/59
Norton Bridge 11/20 [DS] 11/26   19/52 [US] 19/54
Madeley 11/29 [DS] 11/35   19/42 [US] 19/44
Basford Hall Jn 11/35 [DS] 11/40   19/36 [US] 19/38
Crewe 11C39 ~ 11C41 [P1] 11.45 ~ 11.47   19C29 ~ 19C32 [P11] 19.30 ~ 19.35
Crewe Coal Yard 11/43 [DS] 11/49   19/27 [UF] 19/26
Winsford 11/52 [DF] 11/57   19/19 [UF] 19/19
Hartford Jn 11/57 [DF] 12/01   19*10 ~ 19*14 19.10 ~ 19.13
Acton Bridge 11/59 [DF] 12/03   19/05 [US] 19/06
Weaver Jn 12/01 12/04   19/03 [UF] 19/03
Runcorn 12.07a [P2] 12.10   18/56 [P1] 18/58
Ditton East Jn - -   18/53 18/53
Speke Jn - -   18/48 [UF] 18/46
Liverpool South Parkway - -   18/42 [P3] 18/43
Weavertree Jn - -   18/36 [US] 18/37
Edge Hill - -   18/33 [P3] 18/35
Liverpool Lime Street - -   18.28d [P8] 18.30 [P8]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z39 : (67024 with 67026 on rear) : Runcorn to Ditton Reception Sidings
5Z39 : (67026 with 67024 on rear) : Ditton Reception Sidings to Crewe CS
5Z40 : (67024 with 67026 on rear) : Crewe CS to Liverpool Lime Street

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Liverpool Lime St - 18.03a
Edge Hill - 17/58
Runcorn 12.16d -
Ditton Reception Sdgs 12.22a ~ 12.42d -
Runcorn 12/48 17/42
Weaver Jn 12/54 17/37
Acton Bridge 12/56 17/34
Hartford Jn 12/58 17/32
Winsford 13/03 17/28
Crewe 13.16 ~ 13.17 17.17 ~ 17.19
Crewe CS 13.22a 17.12d


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