11th April 2015

Belmond (British Pullman)
The Grand National

Locos Used 67005 'Queen's Messenger' & 67026 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used load 11 British Pullman rake

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

Loco(s) Route
67005 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Wembley Yard South Jn - Wembley Central - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Runcorn
67026 (2) Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn - (via Trent Valley, Weedon & WCML) - Willesden West London Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 67026 on rear.
(2)
67005 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   23.01a [P2] 22.49
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/07 ?   22/58 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/10 [RVL] ?   22/45 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 08/21 ?   22/40 ?
Latchmere Jn  08/24 08/23   22/37 22/38
Kensington Olympia 08/31 [DM] 08/29   22C29a ~ 22C31d [P3] 22/29?
North Pole Jn 08/36 08/33   22/24 22/26
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/37 08/35   22/22 22/25
Willesden WL Jn 08/38 08/37   22/19 22/24
Willesden No.7 Jn 08/41 [DR] ?   - -
Wembley Yard South Jn 08/44 [DR] ?   - -
Sudbury Jn 08/45 [DR] 08/44   22/14 ?
Wembley Sig.829/831 08C49 ~ 08C51 ?   - -
Wembley Central 08/55 [P5] [DS] 08/49   22/11 [US] 22/12
Harrow & Wealdstone 09/00 [DS] 08/53   22/08 [US] 22/09
Watford Junction 09/05 [P8] [DS] 08/59   22/03 [P9] [US] 22/00
Bourne End Jn 09/13 [DS] 09/12   21/56 [US] 21/54
Tring 09/21 [DS] 09/19   21/51 [US] 21/48
Ledburn Jn 09/27 [DS] 09/26   21/43 [US] 21/43
Bletchley 09/34 [P3] [DS] 09/34   21/36 [P4] [US] 21/36
Milton Keynes Central 09.39a ~ 09.43d [P3] [DS] 09/37?   21.22a ~ 21.32d [P5] [US] 21.26 ~ 21.31
Hanslope Jn 09/51 09/42   21/16 [UF] 21/15
Northampton 10/01 [P2] 09/55   - -
Long Buckby 10/12 10/09   - -
Daventry North Jn 10/17 10/13   - -
Weedon - -   21/05 21/03
Hillmorton Jn 10/20 10/16   20/55 20/53
Rugby 10/22 [P2] [DS] 10/18   20*52 ~ 20*53 [P5]  20.50 ~ 20.51
Trent Valley Jn 10/23 [DS] 10/19   20/49 [US] 20/48
Brinklow 10/32 [DF] 10/33   20/44 20/44
Attleborough Jn 10/37 [DF] 10/40   20/37 ?
Nuneaton 10/38 [P3] [DF] 10/42   20/36 [P5] [US] 20/34
Amington Jn 10/47 [DF] 10/51   20/25 [US] 20/19
Lichfield North Jn 10/54 [DF] 10/58   20/18 [US] 20/13
Rugeley North Jn 11/00 [DF] 11/04   20/11 [US] 20/07
Colwich Jn 11/04 11/06   20/07 [US] 20/04
Stafford 11C11a ~ 11C14d [P3] [DS] 11.13 ~ 11.15   19/58 [P4] [US] 19/55
Norton Bridge 11/21 [DS] 11/21   19/51 [US] 19/50
Madeley 11/30 [DS] 11/30   19/41 [US] 19/41
Basford Hall Jn 11/36 [DS] 11/35   19/35 [US] 19/34
Crewe 11C40a ~ 11C42d [P11] 11.39 ~ 11.44   19C29a ~ 19C31d [P11] 19.28 ~ 19.30
Crewe Coal Yard 11/44 [DS] 11/46   19/27 [UF] 19/19
Winsford 11/52 [DF] 11/53   19/19 [UF] 19/11
Hartford Jn 11/56 [DF] 11/57   19*10 ~ 19*13 [UF] 19/05?
Acton Bridge 11/58 [DF] 11/58   19/05 [US] 19/04
Weaver Jn 12/00 12/00   19/03 [UF] 19/02
Runcorn 12.07a [P2] 12.06   18/56 [P1] 18/56
Ditton East Jn - -   18/53 18/52
Speke Jn - -   18/45 [US] 18/45
Liverpool South Parkway - -   18/42 [P3] [US] 18/43
Weavertree Jn - -   18/36 [US] 18/36
Edge Hill - -   18/33 [P3] 18/33
Liverpool Lime Street - -   18.28d [P8] 18.29


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z39 : (67005 with 67026 on rear) : Runcorn to Ditton Reception Sidings
5Z39 : (67026 with 67005 on rear) : Ditton Reception Sidings to Crewe CS
5Z40 : (67005 with 67026 on rear) : Crewe CS to Liverpool Lime Street

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Liverpool Lime St - 18.03a [P8]
Edge Hill - 17/58
Runcorn 12.16d [P2] -
Ditton Reception Sdgs 12.23a ~ 12.42d -
Runcorn 12/48 17/42
Weaver Jn 12/54 17/36
Acton Bridge 12/56 17/34
Hartford Jn 12/58 17/32
Winsford 13/02 17/27
Crewe 13.16 ~ 13.17 17.17 ~ 17.19
Crewe CS 13.22a 17.12d


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