21st November 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge' & steam: 61306 'Mayflower'
Stock Used 35479+5237+5236+1666+99352+3058+3093+5222+5216+9104

Route :
1Z89 : London Euston to Chester
1Z91 : Chester to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
61306 (1) London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Chester
61306 (1) Chester - (reverse of outward route)  - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 61306 'Mayflower' replaced unavailable 70000 'Britannia'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.26d [P14] 07.26   20.36a [P15] 20.33
Camden South Jn 07/30 [C] 07/29   20/32 20/30
Camden Jn 07/31 [DS] 07/30   20/31 [B] 20/29
Willesden West London Jn 07/36 [DS] 07/34   20/27 [US] 20/24
Wembley Central 07/39 [P5] 07/37   20/24 [P6] 20/21
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/43 [P5] [DS] 07/42   20/20 [P6] [US] 20/18
Watford Junction 07/49 [P8] [DS] 07/48   20/13 [P9] [US] 20/09
Bourne End Jn 07/57 [DS] 07/55   20/01 [US] 19/58
Tring 08/04 [P3] [DS] 08/02   19/50 [P5] [US] 19/52
Ledburn Jn 08/11 [DS] 08/08   19/43 [US] 19/46
Bletchley 08/20 [P3] [DS] 08/20   19/34 [P4] [US] 19/38 [P4]
Milton Keynes Central 08.26a ~ 08.28d [P3] [DS] 08.24 ~ 08.29 [P3]   19.27a ~ 19.29d [P1] [US] 19.30 ~ 19.33
Hanslope Jn 08/36 [DS] 08/37   19/20 [US] 19/23
Northampton 08.48a ~ 08.50d [P3] 08.47 ~ 08.49   19.06a ~ 19.09d [P2] 19.06 ~ 19.09
Long Buckby 09/02 09/00   18/51 18/51
Daventry North Jn 09/08 09/05   18/44 18/44
Hillmorton Jn 09/11 09/08   18/40 18/40
Rugby 09w14a ~ 09w31d [P1] 09.10 ~ 09.32   18.34a ~ 18.37d [P6] 17.58 ~ 18.36
Rugby Sig.RN4184 - -   17w49 ~ 18w31 [US] ?
Trent Valley Jn 09/34 [DF] 09/34   17/46 [US] 17/54
Newbold Jn 09/35 09/35   17/45 17/51
Brinklow 09/39 [DF] 09/39   17/41 17/47
Attleborough Jn 09/47 [DS] 09/45   17/33 ?
Nuneaton 09.50a ~ 09.58d [P2] [DS] 09.48 ~ 10.01   17.29a ~ 17.31d [P5] [US] 17.33 ~ 17.34
Atherstone 10/05 10/09   17w11 ~ 17w22 17.13 ~ 17.25
Amington Jn 10/13 [DS] 10/16   17/03 [US] 17/03
Lichfield Trent Valley 10w22a ~ 10w41d [P1] 10.25 ~ 10.43   16.52a ~ 16.54d [P2] 16.51 ~ 16.54
Lichfield North Jn 10/42 [DS] 10/44   16/51 [US] 16/49
Rugeley North Jn 10/51 [DS] 10/52   16/42 [US] 16/42
Colwich 10/55 [DF] 11/00   16/38 [US] 16/39
Stafford 11/03 [DF] 11/09 [DF]   16/30 [UF] 16/31
Stafford No.5 Jn 11/05 [DF-DS] ?   16/29 [US-UF] ?
Norton Bridge 11/11 [DS] 11/15   16/22 [US] 16/21
Madeley 11/23 [DS] 11/25   16/03 [US] 16/02
Basford Hall Jn 11/32 [DS] ?   15/56 [US] 15/54
Crewe 11.37a ~ 12.01d [P12] 11.35 ~ 12.01 [P12]   15.47a ~ 15.51d [P12] 15.42 ~ 15.49 [P12]
Crewe Steel Works 12/05 12/04   15/41 15/38
Beeston Castle & Taporley SB 12/17 ?   15/31 15/30
Chester 12.30a [P4] 12.31 [P4]   15.15d [P4] 15.15 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z89 : (61306 with 47746 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z89 : (47746 with 61306 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to London Euston
5Z92 : (47746 with 61306 on rear) : London Euston to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 05.30d 22.17a
Southall Yard 05.40 ~ 05.50 21.57 ~ 22.07
Southall East Jn 05/52 21/55
West Ealing 05/55 21/51
Acton West 05/58 21.39 ~ 21.47
Acton Main Line 06/00 21/35
Acton Wells Jn 06/03 21/32
Acton Canal Wharf 06/05 -
Willesden No.7 Jn 06.12 ~ 06.19 -
Willesden SW Sidings - 21/29
Willesden West London Jn 06/22 21/27
Camden Jn 06/28 21/21
Camden South Jn 06/30 21/20
London Euston 06.34a [P14] 21.16d [P15]

5Z90 : (61306 with 47746 on rear) : Chester Reception Sidings- Chester North Jn - Chester South Jn - Chester Reception Sidings
(whole train turned)

Location Booked
Chester Reception Sidings 12.40d
Chester North Jn 12.45 ~ 12.49
Chester South Jn 12.54 ~ 12.58
Chester 13.00 ~ 13.02
Chester East Jn 13.04 ~ 13.08
Chester Reception Sidings 13.10a

5Z91 : (61306 with 35479) : Chester Reception Sidings to Chester (cancelled?)

Location Booked
Chester Reception Sidings 14.40d
Chester East Jn 14.42 ~ 14.47
Chester 14.49a [P4]


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