30th May 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Coast Express

Locos Used 90019 & steam: 46599 'Galatea'
Stock Used (1) (80217)+99371+99352+99712+99127+99122+99121+99125+1860+4973+99723

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

Loco(s) Route
90019 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth U&DGL
45699 Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Upperby Bridge Jn - Bog Jn - Currock Jn - Maryport - Workington - Whitehaven - Sellafield - Millom - Park South Jn - Barrow-in-Furness - Dalton Jn - Ulverston - Grange-over-Sands - Carnforth U&DGL
90019? (5) Carnforth U&DGL - Preston - Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - London Euston

Notes : 
(1) 80217 was only in the consist when 45699 was on the train.
(2) This tour was originally advertised to be outward the Cumbrian Coast to Carlisle, and then return via Shap. 
(3)
90019 replaced unavailable 86259 'Les Ross'. 45699 'Galatea' replaced unavailable 46115 'Scots Guardsman'.
(4) This tour departed from Carnforth running 6 minutes late, due to a delayed Trans Pennine Express service.
45699 'Galatea' was closely followed by 70000 'Britannia' hauling the 'Cumbrian Fells Express'. This was reported to be the first time since the 1960s that two consecutive steam hauled trains have climbed Shap. 
(5) Carnforth to Euston - Loco confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.09d [P14] 07.23   23.15a [P15] 23.00
Camden South Jn 07/12 [E] 07/27   23/11 [B] 22/57
Camden Jn 07/12 [DF] 07/27   23/10 [US] 22/56
Willesden WL Jn 07/15 [DF] 07/31   23/07 [US] 22/51
Wembley Central 07/18 07/34   23/03 22/48
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 07/36   22/59 [US] 22/46
Watford Junction 07/25 [P6] [DF] 07/41   22.48a ~ 22.53d [P9] [US] 22.38 ~ 22.42
Bourne End Jn 07/31 [DF] 07/47   22/39 [US] 22/30
Tring 07/35 [P1] [DF] 07/51   22/34 [P5] [US] 22/27
Ledburn Jn 07/40 [DF-DS] 07/55   22/25 [US] 22/23
Bletchley 07/48 [P3] [DS] 08/02   22/19 [P4] [US] 22/18
Milton Keynes Central 07.55a ~ 07.58d [P3] [DS] 08.05 ~ 08.09   21.59a ~ 22.15d [P2] [US] 21.57 ~ 22.14
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/16   21/48 [US] 21/48
Weedon 08/14 08/25   - -
Northampton - -   21.23a ~ 21.34d [P1] 21.15 ~ 21.29
Long Buckby - -   21/12 21/04
Daventry North Jn - -   21/05 21/00
Hillmorton Jn 08/22 08/33   21/03 20/58
Rugby 08.24a ~ 08.29d [P1] 08.36 ~ 08.41   20.57a ~ 21.01d [P5] 20.53 ~ 20.56
Trent Valley Jn 08/31 [DF] 08/42   20/55 [US] 20/51
Newbold Jn 08/32 08/43   20/54 20/50
Brinklow 08/36 [DF] 08/45   20/50 20/47
Attleborough Jn 08/41 [DF] 08/50   20/43 ?
Nuneaton 08.43a ~ 08.45d [P3] [DF] 08.53 ~ 08.56   20.37a ~ 20.41d [P5] [US] 20.36 ~ 20.39
Amington Jn 08/55 [DF] 09/05   20/27 [UF] 20/25
Lichfield North Jn 09/00 [DF] 09/10   20/22 [UF] 20/20
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/15   20/17 [UF] 20/15
Colwich 09/09 [DF] 09/17   20/15 [UF] 20/12
Stafford 09/15 [DF] 09/24   20/05 [UF] 20/05
Norton Bridge 09/20 [DF] 09/26   20/01 [UF] 20/01
Madeley 09/28 [DF] 09/33   19/54 [UF] 19/53
Basford Hall Jn 09/33 09/38   19/48 [UF] 19/48
Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.39d [P11] 09.42 ~ 09.45   19.36a ~ 19.39d [P11] 19.27 ~ 19.32
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 09/48   19/32 19/09
Winsford 09/46 09/53   19/23 19/01
Hartford Jn 09/50 09/56   19.17 ~ 19.19 [UF] 18/57
Acton Bridge 09/51 09/57   19/14 [US] 18/56
Weaver Jn 09/54 09/58   19/11 18/55
Acton Grange Jn 09/57 10/02   18/56 18/51
Warrington Bank Quay 09/59 [P3] 10/03   18/54 [P2] 18/51
Dallam Jn 10/00 10/04   18/53 ?
Winwick Jn 10/02 10/06   18/51 18/48
Golborne Jn 10/04 10/08   18/48 18/46
Springs Branch Jn 10/08 10/11   18/43 18/43
Wigan South Jn 10/09 ?   18/43 ?
Wigan North Western 10/09 [P5] 10/12   18/42 [P4] 18/42
Balshaw Lane Jn 10/15 10/17   18/37 18/37
Euxton Jn 10/18 10/18   18/36 18/36
Farington Jn 10/20 10/20   18/33 18/33
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.27d [P3] 10.23 ~ 10.27 [P3]   18.28a ~ 18.30d [P4] [UF] 18.27 ~ 18.31
Garstang & Catterall 10/35 10/35   18/16 18/19
Lancaster 10/43 [DF] 10/44   18/09 [UF] 18/12
Morecambe South Jn 10/44 10/44   18/05 18/09
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L52 ~ 11L22 10L52 ~ 11L22   16L59 ~ 17L59 17L37 ~ 18L00

 

Location Booked Actual
Carnforth North Jn 11/25 11/31
Oxenholme Lake District 11/44 [P2] 11/50
Tebay 12/02 12/13
Shap Summit 12/08 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/24 [P2] 12/40
Upperby Bridge Jn 12/44 12/56
Upperby Jn 12/48 [GL] ?
Bog Jn 12.53 ~ 13.11 [DTG] ?
Currock Jn 13/16 13/21
Wigton 13/33 13/44
Maryport 13/55 14/15
Workington 14/04 14/23
Parton North Jn 14/12 ?
Parton 14/17 ?
Whitehaven 14t21 ~ 14t23 14.39 ~ 14.42
St Bees 14t31 ~ 14t32 15.01 ~ 15.02
Sellafield 14w46 ~ 15w06 15.15 ~ 15.47
Drigg 15/11 ?
Ravenglass 15/14 ?
Bootle 15/21 16/05
Millom 15/31 16/14
Foxfield 15/41 16/22
Askam 15/49 16/31
Park South Jn 15/53 16/36
Barrow-in-Furness 16/03 [P2] 16/44
Dalton Jn 16/12 ?
Ulverston 16/26 17/01
Grange-over-Sands 16/39 ?
Arnside 16/44 17/16
Carnforth 16/55 ?
Carnforth North Jn 16/57 17/35

Timings continue in first table.

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