18th-20th June 2015

[Private Charter]
The Three Peaks Challenge

Locos Used 57305 'Northern Princess' & 57312 'Solway Princess'
Stock Used 3325+3344+3356+3330+1212+80042+3390+3384+3397+3348+34569

Route :
1Z51 : London Euston to Bangor
1Z53 : Bangor to Ravenglass
1Z?? : Barrow-in-Furness to Fort William

Date Loco(s) Route
18/06 57312 (1) London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction - Bangor
19/06 57305 (2) Bangor - (reverse of outward route) - Chester - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - (via WCML) - Carnforth North Jn - Carnforth - Carnforth F&M JN - Ulverston - Dalton Jn - Barrow-in-Furness - Park South - Foxfield - Millom - Ravenglass
19/06-20/06 57305 (2) Barrow-in-Furness -  - Park South - Foxfield - Millom - Ravenglass - Sellafield - St Bees - Whitehaven - Workington - Maryport - Currock Jn - Carlisle - (via WCML) - Rutherglen Central Jn - Rutherglen - Rutherglen North Jn - Dalmarnock - Glasgow Central LL - Anderston - Partick - Hyndland - Anniesland - Westerton - Dalmuir - Craigendoran Jn - Arrochar & Tarbet - Crianlarich - Rannoch - Fort William

Notes :
(1) 57305 on rear.
(2) 57312 on rear.
(3) Was there a return leg from Fort William to London? Assuming yes, details are required.

Source : Gareth Kelley

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Day 1: 18/06

Location Booked Actual
Euston 15.51d 15.52
Camden South Jn 15/54 15/55
Camden Jn 15/54 15/56
Kilburn U&DGL 15/56 ?
Queens Park 15/56 15/59
Willesden WL Jn 15/57 16/01
Willesden North Jn 15/58 ?
Sudbury Jn 15/59 ?
Wembley Central 16/00 16/03
North Wembley Jn 16/01 ?
Harrow & Wealdstone 16/04 16/07
Bushey 16/08 ?
Watford South Jn 16/08 ?
Watford Junction 16/09 16/12
Watford North Jn 16/09 ?
Kings Langley 16/12 ?
Apsley 16/14 16/18
Hemel Hempstead South Jn 16/15 ?
Hemel Hempstead 16/16 16/19
Bourne End Jn 16/17 16/20
Berkhamsted 16/19 16/22
Tring 16/23 16/26
Tring North Jn 16/23 ?
Cheddington 16/27 16/30
Ledburn Jn 16/29 16/31
Leighton Buzzard 16/30 16/33
Bletchley 16/36 16/38
Denbigh Hall South Jn 16/37 16/38
Denbigh Hall North Jn 16/39 16/39
Milton Keynes Central 16.42a ~ 16.44d 16.41 ~ 16.45
Wolverton 16/47 16/49
Hanslope Jn 19/51 16/52
Roade 16/54 ?
Northampton South Jn 17/01 ?
Northampton 17/01 17/02
Northampton North Jn 17/01 ?
Mill Lane Jn 17/02 17/03
Long Buckby 17/13 17/13
Daventry South Jn 17/18 17/17
Daventry North Jn 17/19 17/18
Hillmorton Jn 17/22 17/20
Rugby South Jn 17/24 ?
Rugby 17.25a ~ 17.29d 17.22 ~ 17.24
Rugby North Jn 17/30 ?
Trent Valley Jn 17/31 17/35
Newbold Jn 17/32 17/26
High Oaks Jn 17/33 17/27
Brinklow 17/36 17/36
Shilton 17/39 ?
Attleborough Jn 17/42 17/44
Nuneaton South Jn 17/43 ?
Nuneaton 17/43 17/46
Atherstone 17/47 ?
Polesworth 17/50 ?
Amington Jn 17/52 17/53
Tamworth 17/52 ?
Lichfield TV 17/57 ?
Lichfield North Jn 17/57 17/59
Armitage Jn 18/01 ?
Rugeley TV 18/03 ?
Rugeley North Jn 18/03 18/04
Colwich 18/06 18/06
Milford & Brocton 18/08 18/08
Trent Valley Jn 18/15 18/13
Stafford No.4 18/16 ?
Stafford 18/16 18/15
Stafford No.5 18/16 ?
Norton Bridge 18/22 18/21
Whitmore 18/28 ?
Madeley 18/31 18/30
Betley Road SB 18/34 ?
Basford Hall Jn 18/37 18/40
Crewe South Jn 18/44 ?
Crewe 18.46a ~ 19.12d 18.46 ~ 19.17
Crewe North Jn 19/13 ?
Crewe Steel Works 19/15 19/21
Beeston Castle & T. SB 19/24 19/30
Chester East Jn 19/38 ?
Chester 19.39a ~ 19.45d 19.41 ~ 19.49
Chester West Jn 19/46 ?
Chester South Jn 19/46 ?
Roodee Jn 19/47 ?
Saltney Jn 19/49 19/53
Mold Jn 19/49 ?
Sandycroft 19/51 ?
Shotton 19/53 19/57
Rockliffe Hall 19/55 19/59
Flint 19/57 ?
Holywell Jn 20/02 20/06
Mostyn SB 20/05 ?
Talacre 20/08 ?
Prestatyn 20/11 ?
Rhyl 20/15 20/17
Abergele & Pensarn 20/19 ?
Llysfaen Emergency GF 20/24 ?
Colwyn Bay 20/26 ?
Llandudno Junction 20/31 20/35
Conwy 20/32 ?
Penmaenmawr 20/38 ?
Llanfairfechan 20/40 ?
Aber GF 20/42 ?
Bangor 20.48a 20.52

Day 2/3: 19/06-20/06

Location Booked Actual
Bangor 04.10d 04.10
Aber GF 04/15 ?
Llanfairfechan 04/17 ?
Penmaenmawr 04/20 ?
Conwy 04/25 ?
Llandudno Junction 04/27 04/26
Colwyn Bay 04/31 ?
Llysfaen Emergency GF 04/33 ?
Abergele & Pensarn 04/35 ?
Rhyl 04/39 04/40
Prestatyn 04/41 ?
Talacre 04/44 ?
Mostyn SB 04/46 ?
Holywell Jn 04/49 04/51
Flint 04/52 ?
Rockliffe Hall 04/54 04/56
Shotton 04/56 04/58
Sandycroft 04/59 ?
Mold Jn 05/01 ?
Saltney Jn 05/03 05/03
Roodee Jn 05/04 ?
Chester South Jn 05/05 ?
Chester West Jn 05/06 ?
Chester 05.07a ~ 05.10d 05.07 ~ 05.10
Chester East Jn 05/11 ?
Mickle Trafford 05/16 05/15
Helsby 05/20 05/20
Frodsham 05/23 ?
Frodsham Jn 05/25 ?
Runcorn East 05/27 05/27
Acton Grange Jn 05/31 05/29
Warrington Bank Quay 05/33 05/32
Dallam Jn 05/34 05/32
Winwick Jn 05/36 05/35
Golborne Jn 05/37 05/37
Bamfurlong Jn 05/40 ?
Springs Branch Jn 05/41 05/41
Wigan South Jn 05/41 ?
Wigan Station Jn 05/42 ?
Wigan North Western 05/42 05/42
Boars Head GF 05/45 ?
Balshaw Lane 05/53 05/48
Euxton Balshaw Lane 05/54 ?
Euxton Jn 05/55 05/50
Leyland 05/58 05/51
Farington Jn 06/00 05/52
Farington Curve Jn 06/01 05/53
Skew Bridge 06/02 ?
Ribble Jn 06/03 ?
Preston South Jn 06/04 ?
Preston 06.05a ~ 06.10d 05.56 ~ 06.04
Fylde Jn 06/11 ?
Barton & Broughton PL 06/15 ?
Garstang & Catteral 06/20 06/14
Bay Horse 06/25 ?
Oubeck GL 06/27 ?
Lancaster 06/30 06/25
Morecambe South Jn 06/31 06/26
Hest Bank 06/33 ?
Carnforth North Jn 06/37 06/32
Carnforth 06/38 06/33
Carnforth F&M Jn 06/39 ?
Silverdale 06/43 ?
Arnside 06/48 06/42
Grange-over-Sands 06/53 06/46
Kents Bank 06/55 ?
Cark 06/58 ?
Plumpton Jn 07/02 ?
Ulverston 07.05a ~ 07.45d 06.58 ~ 07.47
Dalton 07/53 ?
Dalton Jn 07/54 ?
Roose 08/01 ?
Barrow-in-Furness 08.07a ~ 08.15d 08.07 ~ 08.10
Park South 08/24 08/17
Askam 08/28 08/22
Kirkby-in-Furness 08/32 ?
Foxfield 08/36 08/33
Green Road 08/39 ?
Millom 08/44 08/40
Silecroft 08/47 ?
Bootle 08/54 08/52
Eskmeals 08/57 ?
Ravenglass 09.00a 08.58
Barrow-in-Furness 18.44d 18.43
Park South 18/52 18/52
Askam 18/56 18/55
Kirkby-in-Furness 19/00 ?
Foxfield 19/04 19/04
Green Road 19/074 ?
Millom 19/11 19/10
Silecroft 19/14 ?
Bootle 19/21 19/23
Eskmeals 19/24 ?
Ravenglass 19.26a ~ 19.36d ?
Drigg 19/40 ?
Seascale 19/43 ?
Sellafield 19.46a ~ 19.47d 19.46 ~ 19.47
Braystones 19/51 ?
Nethertown 19/54 ?
St Bees 19.59a ~ 20.00d 19.57 ~ 19.58
Mirehouse Jn 20/05 ?
Corkickle 20/06 ?
Whitehaven 20.08a ~ 20.10d 20.07 ~ 20.09
Parton 20/14 ?
Parton North Jn 20/18 ?
Harrington 20/21 ?
Workington 20/26 20/27
Derwent Jn 20/27 ?
Siddick Jn 20/28 ?
Flimby 20/31 ?
Maryport 20/34 20/36
Aspatria 20/45 ?
Brayton 20/47 ?
Wigton 20/57 20/56
Rosewain LC 21/00 ?
Dalston 21/07 21/05
Currock Jn 21/12 21/09
Carlisle 21.17a ~ 21.25d 21.14 ~ 21.33
Caldew Jn 21/26 ?
Kingmoor Jn 21/28 ?
Floriston 21/32 ?
Mossband 21/34 ?
Gretna Jn 21/35 21/42
Quintinshill PLs 21.39 ~ 21.45 21/44
Kirkpatrick Signal Mc863 21/49 ?
Cove Signal Mc862 21/50 21/45
Kirtlebridge GF 21/53 ?
Ecclefechan 21/56 ?
Lockerbie 22/02 21/55
Nthrclu 22/04 ?
Wamphray GF 22/10 ?
Beattock 22.15 ~ 22.27 22.07 ~ 22.26
Beattock Summit 22.42 ~ 22.49 22.42 ~ 22.51
Elvanfoot 22/52 ?
Abington 22/58 22/58
Symington GF 23/05 ?
Carstairs South Jn 23/11 23/08
Carstairs 23/11 23/09
Lanark Jn 23/14 23/10
Carluke 23/19 23/15
Law Jn 23/21 23/16
Garriongill Jn 23/21 ?
Shieldmuir Mail Terminal 23/23 ?
Shieldmuir 23/24 ?
Motherwell 23/26 23/25
Uddingston Jn 23/29 23/29
Newton East Jn 23/30 ?
Newton West Jn 23/31 23/31
Rutherglen East Jn 23/34 23/34
Rutherglen Central Jn 23/35 ?
Rutherglen 23/36 23/37
Rutherglen North Jn 23/36 ?
Dalmarnock 23/38 23/39
Bridgeton 23/39 23/39
Argyle Street 23/42 ?
Glasgow Central 23/43 23/42
Anderston 23/45 23/43
Exhibition Centre 23/48 23/44
Finnieston East Jn 23/51 ?
Finnieston West Jn 23/53 23/55
Partick 23/54 23/56
Hyndland 23/56 23/57
Hyndland East Jn 23/57 ?
Hyndland North Jn 23/58 ?
Anniesland 23/59 00/00
Westerton 00/02 00/02
Drumchapel 00/05 00/04
Drumry 00/08 00/05
Singer 00/10 00/05
Dalmuir 00/13 00/07
Kilpatrick 00/15 ?
Bowling 00/17 ?
Dumbarton East 00/22 ?
Dumbarton Central 00/23 00/18
Dalreoch 00/24 00/21
Cardross 00/29 00/26
Craigendoran Jn 00/34 00/30
Helensburgh Upper 00.39 ~ 00.42 ?
Garelochhead 00.54 ~ 00.56 00.48 ~ 00.50
Glen Douglas 01/10 ?
Arrochar & Tarbet 01.18 ~ 01.20 ?
Ardlui 01/34 ?
Crianlarich 01.55 ~ 01.58 01.55 ~ 01.58
Upper Tyndrum 02.10 ~ 02.13 ?
Bridge of Orchy 02.27 ~ 02.29 ?
Rannoch 02.58 ~ 03.00 02.58 ~ 03.00
Corrour 03/18 ?
Tulloch 03.37 ~ 03.39 ?
Roy Bridge 03/51 ?
Spean Bridge 03.59 ~ 04.01 ?
Fort William Jn 04/15 ?
Fort William 04.18a 04.18


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