8th April 2015

Compass by West Coast
The Salopian Express

Tour cancelled due to suspension of the Track Access Contracts of the Train Operating Company (West Coast Railway Company).

Route : 
1Z36 : Dumfries to Shrewsbury
1Z38 : Shrewsbury to Dumfries

Advertised Loco(s) Advertised Route
Diesel Loco Dumfries - Annan - Gretna Green - Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston
steam: TBA Preston - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Frodsham - Helsby - Chester - Wrexham General - Ruabon - Gobowen - Shrewsbury
steam: TBA Shrewsbury - Wem - Nantwich - Gresty Lane - Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Preston
Diesel Loco Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Dumfries

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Dumfries 07.16d 22.08a
Annan 07.35d 21.48a
Gretna Green 07.47d 21.36a
Carlisle 08.10d 21.18a
Penrith North Lakes 08.34d 20.56a
Oxenholme Lake District 09.31d 20.03a
Lancaster 10.03d 19.40a
Preston 10L27a ~ 10L53d 18L42a ~ 19L20d
Wigan North Western 11.25d 18.23d
Chester 12.41d -
Crewe - 17.30d
Shrewsbury 13.37a 16.06d

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