24th October 2015

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre
The Brief Encounter Special

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 45699 'Galatea'
Stock Used load 11

Route : 
1Z27 : Carnforth to Chester
1Z29 : Chester to Carnforth

Loco(s) Route
45699 (1) Carnforth - Wennington - Bentham - Giggleswick - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Acton Grange Jn - Runcorn East - Helsby - Mickle Trafford - Chester
45699 (1) Chester - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth

Notes : 
(1) 47580 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carnforth 07.25d 07.25 [P2]   20.40a 20.26
Wennington 07.51a ~ 07.55d 07.51 ~ 07.55   20.15a ~ 20.20d ?
Bentham 08.05a ~ 08.09d 08.05 ~ 08.09   20.01a ~ 20.05d ?
Clapham 08/17 ?   19/53 ?
Giggleswick 08/27 ?   19/43 ?
Settle Jn 08/30 08/33   19/40 19/37
Hellifield Goods Loop 08w38 ~ 08w58 [UGL] 08.41 ~ 08.58   19w04 ~ 19w30 [DGL] ?
Hellifield 08/59 08/59   19/02 19/08
Horrocksford Jn 09/25 ?   18/33 ?
Clitheroe 09/26 [P1] 09/18   18/32 [P2] 18/42
Langho 09/37 [P1] ?   18/23 [P2] ?
Daisyfield Jn 09/46 09/37   18/13 18/25
Blackburn 09/48 [P4] 09/39   18/11 [P1] 18/22
Lostock Hall Jn 10/15 10/14   17/36 ? ~ 17.35
Farington Jn 10/127 10/25   17/27 17/11
Euxton Jn 10/32 10/32   17/21 17/06
Balshaw Lane 10/35 10/34   17/17 17/04
Wigan North Western 10/44 [P4] 10/43   17/08 [P5] 16/56
Wigan South Jn 10/45 ?   17/07 ?
Springs Branch Jn 10/46 10/44   17/06 16/55
Golborne Jn 10/51 10/49   16/58 16/50
Winwick Jn 10/54 10/52   16/54 16/47
Dallam Jn 10/57 ?   16/51 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 10/58 [P2] 10/57   16/50 [P3] 16/44 [P3]
Acton Grange Jn 11/02 11/02   16/46 16/39
Runcorn East 11/07 11/07   16/39 16/34
Frodsham 11/12 ?   16/32 ?
Helsby 11/16 [P1] 11/13   16/28 [P2] 16/27
Mickle Trafford 11/25 ?   16/23 16/21
Chester 11.32a [P4] 11.28   16.15d [P4] 16.14


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z27 : (45699 with 47580 on rear) : Chester to Chester Reception Sidings
5Z28 : (45699 with 47580 on rear) : Chester Reception Sidings to Chester

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Chester 12.05d [P4] 16.02a [P4]
Chester East Jn 12.07 ~ 12.11 15.54 ~ 15.58
Chester Reception Sidings 12.13a 14.30d

5Z26 : (45699 with 47580 on rear) : Chester Reception Sidings- Chester North Jn - Chester South Jn - Chester Reception Sidings
(whole train turned?)

Location Booked
Chester Reception Sidings 12.36d
Chester North Jn 12.41 ~ 12.45
Chester South Jn 12.50 ~ 13.02
Chester East Jn 13.07 ~ 13.10
Chester Reception Sidings 13.12a


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