20th September 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47237 & steam: 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (2) (99041)+99371+99350+1666+5236+5249+5237+13440+9104+5171+5216+5200

Route :
1Z86 : London Euston to Holyhead
1Z87 : Holyhead to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
47237 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe
46233 (1) Crewe - Chester - Prestatyn - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
46233 (1) Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
47237 Crewe - (Trent Valley, Northampton & WCML) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 47237 on rear.
(2) 99041 was only in the consist when 46233 was on the train.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 06.37d 06.39   23.14a 23.23
Camden South Jn 06/41 06/42   23/10 23/19
Camden Jn 06/42 06/43   23/10 23/17
Willesden WL Jn 06/45 06/46   23/07 23/11
Wembley Central 06/48 06/49   23/03 23/09
Harrow & Wealdstone 06/51 06/51   23/00 23/07
Watford Junction 06.57a ~ 06.59d 06.57 ~ 07.00   22.52a ~ 22.54d 22.57 ~ 23.00
Bourne End Jn 07/08 07/12   22/44 22/44
Tring 07/14 07/20   22/39 22/40
Ledburn Jn 07/20 07/25   22/29 22/36
Bletchley 07/26 07/33   22/21 22/29
Milton Keynes Central 07.31a ~ 07.34d 07.37 ~ 07.40   22.15a ~ 22.17d 22.22 ~ 22.25
Hanslope Jn 07/43 07/47   22/07 22/11
Weedon 07/53 07/57   - -
Northampton - -   21.48a ~ 21.56d 21.49 ~ 21.55
Long Buckby - -   21/39 21/37
Daventry North Jn - -   21/32 21/32
Hillmorton Jn 08/05 08/05   21/30 21/29
Rugby 08.08a ~ 08.15d 08.08 ~ 08.15   21.24a ~ 21.27d 21.25 ~ 21.27
Trent Valley Jn 08/17 08/16   21/22 21/23
Brinklow 08/22 08/23   ? ?
Attleborough Jn 08/29 08/30   ? ?
Nuneaton 08/31 08/31   21/10 21/07
Amington Jn 08/41 08/41   20/59 20/57
Lichfield Trent Valley LL 08.49a ~ 08.55d 08.50 ~ 08.55   20.50a ~ 20.52d 20.47 ~ 20.49
Rugeley North Jn 09/03 09/03   20/41 20/29
Colwich Jn 09/08 09/05   20/38 20/35
Stafford 09/14 09/12   20/29 20/29
Norton Bridge 09/18 09/18   20/24 20/25
Madeley 09/27 09/26   20/14 20/16
Basford Hall Jn 09/32 09/30   20/09 20/08
Crewe 09L37a ~ 10L07d 09L35 ~ 10L07 [P12]   19L32a ~ 20L02d 19L30 ~ 20L01
Crewe Steel Works 10/12 10/12   19/27 19/26
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 10/24 ?   19/18 19/17
Chester 10.36a ~ 10.40d 10.38 ~ 10.42   18.59a ~ 19.03d 18.58 ~ 19.02 [P4]
Saltney Jn 10/45 10/46   18/55 18/55
Shotton LL 10/51 10/52   18/48 18/49
Rockcliffe Hall 10/53 10/54   18/46 18/47
Holywell Jn 11/00 11/01   18/37 18/41
Prestatyn 11/09 ?   18/27 ?
Rhyl 11/13 11/14   18/23 18/24
Colwyn Bay 11/24 ?   18/10 ?
Llandudno Junction 11w32a ~ 12w32d 11.32 ~ 12.32   17w24a ~ 18w02d 17.24 ~ 18.02
Penmaenmawr 12/40 ?   17/15 ?
Bangor 12.54a ~ 13.00d 12.53 ~ 12.57   16.58a ~ 17.02d 16.53 ~ 17.02
Menai Bridge 13/05 ?   16/53 ?
Llanfairpwll 13/08 ?   16/50 ?
Gaerwen 13/11 ?   16/47 ?
Valley 13/28 ?   16/29 ?
Holyhead 13.37a 13.31   16.17d 16.17


Associated Light Engine Workings

0Z86 : (46233) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 14.31d
Valley NE 14.48 ~ 15.33
Holyhead 15.50a


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