31st January 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47237, 47746 & steam: 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (1) (99041)+13320+3143+1961+3058+99128+99347+3093+1861+5032+4960+99723

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

Loco(s) Route
47237+47746 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth U&DGL
46233 Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
46233 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn
47237+47746 Farington Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 99041 was only in the consist when 46233 was on the train.
(2) 47237 & 47746 replaced unavailable 86259 'Les Ross' (reportedly due to worn tyres on one bogie).
(3) 46233 carried the 'Royal Scot' headboard.

Sources : Gareth Kelly (on the tour from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston) & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.09d [P15] 07.09   22.34a [P1] 22.18
Camden South Jn 07/12 [E] 07/12   22/30 [A] 22/15
Camden Jn 07/12 [DF] 07/13   22/29 [B] 22/15
Willesden WL Jn 07/15 [DF] 07/19   22/23 [US] 22/12
Wembley Central 07/17 07/22   22/19 22/10
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/19 [DF] 07/24   22/15 [US] 22/08
Watford Junction 07.24a ~ 07.25d [P6] [DF] 07.30 ~ 07.32   22.04a ~ 22.09d [P9] [US] 22.00 ~ 22.02
Bourne End Jn 07/31 [DF] 07/39   21/57 [US] 21/53
Tring 07/35 [P1] 07/43   21/52 [P4] [US] 21/50
Ledburn Jn 07/39 [DF] 07/49   21/43 [US] 21/46
Bletchley 07/44 [P1] [DF] 07/57   21/36 [P4] [US] 21/40
Milton Keynes Central 07.47a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 08.00 ~ 08.02   21.21a ~ 21.32d [P1] [US] 21.26 ~ 21.35
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/11   21/15 [UF-US] 21/16
Weedon 08/13 08/21   21/06 21/05
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 08/29   20/57 20/57
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P1] 08.31 ~ 08.34 [P1]   20.52a ~ 20.55d [P5] 20.53 ~ 20.55
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/36   20/50 [US] 20/51
Newbold Jn 08/32 08/37   20/47 [US] 20/50
Brinklow 08/37 [DF] 08/40   20/42 20/48
Attleborough Jn 08/43 [DF] 08/45   20/33 ?
Nuneaton 08.45a ~ 08.47d [P3] [DF] 08.47 ~ 08.50   20.28a ~ 20.31d [P4] [UF] 20.36 ~ 20.38
Amington Jn 08/56 [DF] 09/00   20/18 [UF] 20/26
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 09/05   20/13 [UF] 20/21
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/10   20/08 [UF] 20/15
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 09/12   20/06 [UF] 20/13
Stafford No.4 Jn 09/15 ?   20/00 [US-UF] ?
Stafford 09/15 [DF] 09/19   19/58 [P4] 20/08
Norton Bridge 09/19 [DF] 09/23   19/52 [US] 20/01
Madeley 09/26 [DF] 09/30   19/40 [US] 19/54
Basford Hall Jn 09/31 09/35   19/35 [US] 19/49
Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.38d [P6] 09.38 ~ 09.42 [P6]   19.27a ~ 19.31d [P11] [US] 19.39 ~ 19.45
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 09/44   19/25 19/36
Winsford 09/46 09/49   19/17 19/31
Hartford Jn 09/49 09/52   19/14 19/27
Acton Bridge 09/50 09/54   19/13 19/25
Weaver Jn 09/52 09/55   19/11 19/11
Acton Grange Jn 09/56 09/58   19/05 18/54
Warrington Bank Quay 09/58 [P3] 10/00   19/03 [P2] 18/53
Dallam Jn 09/59 ?   19/02 ?
Winwick Jn 10/01 10/02   19/01 18/50
Golborne Jn 10/03 10/04   18/59 18/49
Springs Branch Jn 10/06 10/08   18/56 18/46
Wigan South Jn 10/07 ?   18/55 ?
Wigan North Western 10/07 [P5] 10/09   18/54 [P4] 18/45
Balshaw Lane 10/16 10/15   18/46 18/39
Euxton Jn 10/18 10/16   18/45 [UF] 18/38
Farington Jn 10/20 10/18   18L13a ~ 18L41d 18L12 ~ 18L34

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.27d [P3] 10.21 ~ 10.26
Garstang & Catterall 10/35 10/35
Lancaster 10/43 [DF] 10/44
Morecambe South Jn 10/44 10/46
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L52a ~ 11L24d 10L54 ~ 11L23
Carnforth North Jn 11/27 11/26
Oxenholme Lake District 11/43 [P2] 11/45
Tebay 11/59 12/03
Shap Summit 12/05 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/21 [P2] 12/26 [P2]
Carlisle 12.41a [P3] ~ 14.40d [P3] 12.42 [P3] ~ 14.41 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/43 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/44 14/45
How & Co Siding 14/53 14/55
Low House Crossing SB 14/58 15/00
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/07 ?
Culgaith SB 15/16 15/16
Kirkby Thore SB 15/21 15/21
Appleby 15w28a ~ 15w41d 15.26 ~ 15.37
Ormside 15/49 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/56 ?
Kirkby Stephen 16/00 16/00
Mallerstang 16/05 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/10 ?
Garsdale 16/13 16/06
Blea Moor 16/24 16/16
Ribblehead 16/27 16/19
Helwith Bridge 16/34 ?
Settle Jn 16/40 16/32
Hellifield [Up Goods Loop] 16w47 ~ 17w04 16.39 ~ 16.53
Hellifield 17/05 16/54
Horrocksford Jn 17/25 ?
Clitheroe 17/28 [P1] 17/13
Langho 17/39 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/50 17/39
Blackburn 17.52a ~ 17.55d [P4] 17.41 ~ 17.43
Lostock Hall Jn 18/09 18/08

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

37706 was reported as bringing the E.C.S. into London Euston prior to the tour starting.

0Z87 : (47237 & 47746) : Carnforth to Farington Jn

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 11.02d
Carnforth 11/07
Carnforth H.S. 11.10 ~ 11.51
Carnforth 11/55
Morecambe South Jn 12/02
Lancaster 12/04
Preston 12.39 ~ 17.31
Farington Curve Jn 17/37
Farington Jn 17.40a

5Z87 : (46233 + 99041) : Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Upperby - Carlisle
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.22d
Upperby Jn 13/25
Upperby 13.27 ~ 14.10 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/12
London Road Jn 14/16
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.17 ~ 14.20
London Road Jn 14/21
Carlisle 14.24a [P3]

5Z89 : (46233 + 99041) : Farington Jn to Carnforth

Location Booked
Farington Jn 18.55d
Lostock Hall Jn 19.01 ~ 19.06
Farington Curve Jn 19/20
Preston 19.26 ~ 20.10
Lancaster 20/34
Morecambe South Jn 20/37
Carnforth 20/45
Carnforth H.S. 20.48 ~ 20.58
Carnforth Steamtown 21.09a


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