2nd August 2015

Railway Touring Company
The North Wales Coast Express

Locos Used 47760 & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used 80217+9392+4984+4940+99311+3096+3150+99351+1961+326+3115

Route :
1Z95 : Liverpool Lime Street to Holyhead
1Z96 : Holyhead to Liverpool Lime Street

Loco(s) Route
46115 (1) Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Broad Green - Huyton - Rainhill - St Helens Junction - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Acton Grange Jn - Runcorn East - Frodsham - Helsby - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
46115 (1) Holyhead -  (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes : 
(1) 47760 on rear.
(2) The tour was originally advertised to visit Llandudno.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 10.31d [P8] 10.31 [P8] 21.43a [P8] 21.48 [P8]
Edge Hill 10/37 [P1] 10/35 21/37 21/43
Edge Hill SB 10/37 ? 21/37 ?
Bootle Branch Jn 10/43 10/37 21/35 21/42
Olive Mount Jn 10/45 10/38 21/34 21/40
Broad Green 10.47a ~ 10.51d  10.39 ~ 10.49 21.28a ~ 21.32d 21.35 ~ 21.38
Huyton 10/55 [P2] 10/52 21/20 [P1] 21/31
Huyton Jn 10/56 ? 21/19 ?
Rainhill 11/00 10/57 21/12 21/28
St Helens Junction 11/05 [P1] 11/00 21/08 [P2] 21/24
Earlestown 11/21 [P3] 11/05 21/03 [P3] 21/20
Winwick Jn 11/25 [US] 11/08 20/56 21/16
Dallam Jn 11/28 ? 20/53 21/13
Warrington Bank Quay 11.31a ~ 11.40d [P1] 11.16 ~ 11.39 20.46a ~ 20.50d [P3] 21.08 ~ 21.11
Walton Old Jn 11/45 ? - -
Acton Grange Jn 11/47 11/44 20/43 21/04
Runcorn East 11/51 11/52 20/39 21/02
Frodsham Jn 11/54 ? 20/36 ?
Frodsham 11w56a ~ 12w14d [P1] ? ~ ? 20w19a ~ 20w34d [P2] ? ~ ? [P2]
Helsby 12/20 [P1] 12/32 20/12 [P2] 20/28
Mickle Trafford Jn 12/28 12/38 20/05 20/21
Chester 12.34a ~ 12.38d [P3] 12.43 ~ 12.46 [P7] 19.56a ~ 19.58d [P4] 20.14 ~ 20.16 [P4]
Chester South Jn 12/40 ? 19/54 [UF] ?
Saltney Jn 12/42 12/50 19/52 20/10
Rockcliffe Hall SB 12/50 12/58 19/41 20/03
Holywell Jn 12/57 13/03 19/34 19/57
Rhyl 13/10 13/14 19/21 19/45
Colwyn Bay 13/22 ? 19/10 ?
Llandudno Junction 13w30a ~ 14w07d [P1] 13w32 ~ 14w20 18w43a ~ 19w03d [P1] 18w45 ~ 19w27 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 14/16 ? 18/34 ?
Bangor 14.30a ~ 14.33d [P2] 14.47 ~ 14.50 18.19a ~ 18.22d [P1] 18.19 ~ 18.23 [P1]
Menai Bridge 14/38 ? 18/13 ?
Llanfairpwll 14/41 ? 18/10 ?
Gaerwen Jn 14/44 ? 18/06 ?
Valley 15/00 ? 17/50 ?
Holyhead 15.10a [P1] 15.21 17.42d [P1] 17.42 [P1]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z95 : (47760 with 46115 on rear) : Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street

Location Booked
Crewe [Down Refuge Sdg] 08.40d
Crewe 08.43 ~ 09.17
Winsford Jn 09/28
Hartford Jn 09/34
Acton Bridge 09/37
Weaver Jn 09/40
Runcorn 09/47
Liverpool South Parkway 10/01
Edge Hill 10/09
Liverpool Lime Street 10.15a [P8]

0Z96 : (46115) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 15.55d [P1]
Valley NE 16.11a ~ 17.11d
Holyhead 17.27a [P1]

5Z97 : (47760 with 46115 on rear) :  Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
5Z97 : (46115 with 47760 on rear?) :  Crewe to Carnforth

Location Booked
Liverpool Lime Street 22.04d [P8]
Edge Hill 22/09
Liverpool South Parkway 22/20
Runcorn 22/30
Weaver Jn 22/37
Acton Bridge 22/40
Hartford Jn 22/43
Winsford Jn 22/49
Crewe 23.06a ~ 00.01d [P12]
Winsford Jn 00/12
Hartford Jn 00/18
Acton Bridge 00/21
Weaver Jn 00/24
Warrington Bank Quay 00/38
Wigan North Western 00/58
Preston 01/16
Lancaster 01/40
Morecambe South Jn 01/43
Carnforth North Jn 01/49
Carnforth 01.50 ~ 03.20
Carnforth H.S. 03.23 ~ 03.33
Carnforth Steamtown 03.45a


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