30th January 2016

Railway Touring Company
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross / Peter Pan' & steam: 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (1) (99041)+3136+1961+99347+99350+99351+99311+4984+4905+21266

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

Loco(s) Route
86259 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth U&DGL
46233 Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
46233 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn
86259 Farington Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 99041 was only in the consist when 46233 was on the train.
(2) It is reported that the return leg was delayed by single line working on the Settle & Carlisle line, due to a landslip at Eden Brows near Armathwaite.
(3) This tour also marked 86259's 50th birthday.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P14] 07.10   22.34a [P1] 22.49
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 07/13   22/30 [A] 22/46
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 07/14   22/29 [B] 22/45
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 07/17   22/26 [US] 22/42
Wembley Central 07/18 07/19   22/18 22/39
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 07/21   22/14 [US] 22/36
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 07/25   22.04a ~ 22.08d [P9] [US] 22.29 ~ 22.31
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 07/30   21/57 [US] 22/21
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 07/34   21*43 ~ 21*50 [P5] [US] 22/14?
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 07/37   21/35 [US] 22/10
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 07/43   21/28 [P4] [US] 22/02
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 07.46 ~ 07.54   21.21a ~ 21.24d [P1] [US] 21.57 ~ 21.59 [P1]
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/00   21/15 [UF-US] 21/51
Weedon 08/13 08/08   21/06 21/42
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 08/15   20/57 21/34
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P1] 08.18 ~ 08.28   20.52a ~ 20.55d [P5] 21.30 ~ 21.32 [P4]
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/30   20/50 [US] 21/28
Newbold Jn 08/32 08/31   20/47 [US] 21/27
Brinklow 08/36 [DF] 08/35   20/42 21/25
Attleborough Jn 08/42 [DF] 08/39   20/33 ?
Nuneaton 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P3] [DF] 08.42 ~ 08.47   20.28a ~ 20.31d [P4] [UF] 21.14 ~ 21.17
Amington Jn 08/56 [DF] 08/56   20/18 [UF] 21/06
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 09/01   20/13 [UF] 21/01
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/06   20/08 [UF] 20/56
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 09/07   20/06 [UF] 20/54
Stafford South Jn - -   20/00 [US-UF] ?
Stafford 09/15 [DF] 09/15   19/58 [P4] 20/46
Norton Bridge 09/18 [DF] 09/20   19/52 [US] 20/40
Madeley 09/25 [DF] 09/27   19/40 [US] 20/33
Basford Hall Jn 09/30 09/31   19/35 [US] 20/29
Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.38d [P6] 09.35 ~ 09.38   19.27a ~ 19.31d [P11] [US] 20.23 ~ 20.25 [P11]
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 09/41   19/25 ?
Winsford 09/46 09/47   19/17 20/14
Hartford Jn 09/49 09/50   19/14 20/10
Acton Bridge 09/50 09/52   19/13 20/09
Weaver Jn 09/52 09/53   19/11 20/08
Acton Grange Jn 09/55 09/56   19/07 20/04
Warrington Bank Quay 09/57 [P3] 09/58   19/03 [P2] 20/02
Dallam Jn 09/58 09/58   19/02 ?
Winwick Jn 10/00 10/00   19/01 19/59
Golborne Jn 10/02 10/02   18/59 19/57
Springs Branch Jn 10/06 10/05   18/56 19/54
Wigan South Jn 10/07 ?   18/56 ?
Wigan North Western 10/07 [P5] 10/07   18/55 [P4] 19/53
Balshaw Lane 10/16 10/13   18/46 19/46
Euxton Jn 10/17 10/15   18/45 [UF] 19/43
Farington Jn 10/19 10/16   18L11a ~ 18L40d 19.19 ~ 19.38

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.26d [P3] 10.21 ~ 10.26
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 10/34
Lancaster 10/42 [DF] 10/44
Morecambe South Jn 10/43 10/45
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L51a ~ 11L24d 10L52 ~ 11L29
Carnforth North Jn 11/27 11/32
Oxenholme Lake District 11/43 [P2] 11/51
Tebay 11/59 12/10
Shap Summit 12/05 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/21 [P3] 12/34 [P2]
Carlisle 12.41a [P3] ~ 14.25d [P3] 12.56 [P3] ~ 14.26 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/28 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/31 14/30
How & Co Sidings 14/40 15/59
Low House Crossing SB 14/45 16/04
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/55 ?
Culgaith SB 15/04 16/31
Kirkby Thore SB 15/09 16/36
Appleby 15w16a ~ 15w37d 16.43 ~ 16.52
Ormside 15/45 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/52 ?
Kirkby Stephen 15/56 17/10
Mallerstang 16/01 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/06 ?
Garsdale 16/09 ?
Blea Moor 16/20 17/37
Ribblehead 16/23 17/40
Helwith Bridge 16/30 ?
Settle Jn 16/36 17/54
Hellifield [Up Goods Loop] 16w43 ~ 17w00 18.00 ~ 18.15
Hellifield 17/01 18/16
Horrocksford Jn 17/21 ?
Clitheroe 17/24 [P1] 18/36
Langho 17/35 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/46 ?
Blackburn 17.49a ~ 17.52d [P4] 18.57 ~ 19.00
Lostock Hall Jn 18/07 19/15

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

29/01/16
5Z33 : (46233 + 99041) : Butterley M.R.C. to Carnforth Steamtown

Location Booked
Butterley M.R.C. 10.10d
Codnor Park Jn 10.28 ~ 10.30
Langley Mill 10/35
Trowell Jn 10/42
Toton Centre 10/56
Toton Jn 10/57
Trent East Jn 10/59
Sheet Stores Jn 11/01
Castle Donington 11/08
Stenson Jn 11/21
North Stafford Jn 11/22
Burton-on-Trent 11/29
Wichnor Jn 11/37
Lichfield Trent Valley 11/58
Rugeley North Jn 12/08
Colwich 12/20
Stafford 12/39
Norton Bridge 12/46
Madeley 12/58
Basford Hall Jn 13/07
Crewe 13.12 ~ 14.05 [P12]
Crewe Coal Yard 14/08
Winsford 14/23
Hartford Jn 14/29
Acton Bridge 14.32 ~ 14.46
Weaver Jn 14/52
Acton Grange Jn 14/58
Warrington Bank Quay 15/00
Dallam Jn 15/02
Winwick Jn 15/05
Golborne Jn 15/08
Springs Branch Jn 15/13
Wigan South Jn 15/14
Wigan North Western 15/15
Balshaw Lane 15/24
Euxton Jn 15/27
Farington Jn 15/30
Preston 15.38 ~ 16.06
Garstang & Catteral 16/18
Lancaster 16/31
Morecambe South Jn 16/33
Carnforth North Jn 16/39
Carnforth 16.41 ~ 16.43
Carnforth H.S. 16.46 ~ 16.56
Carnforth Steamtown 17.06a

30/01/16
0Z87 : (86259) : Carnforth to Farington Jn

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 11.02d
Carnforth 11/07
Carnforth H.S. 11.10 ~ 11.51
Carnforth 11/55
Morecambe South Jn 12/02
Lancaster 12/04
Preston 12.38 ~ 17.32
Farington Curve Jn 17/36
Farington Jn 17.39a

5Z87 : (46233 + 99041) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 12.53 ~ 12.56
Carlisle 12/58
Upperby Jn 13/00
Upperby 13.02 ~ 13.58 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/00
London Road Jn 14/04
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.05 ~ 14.08
London Road Jn 14/09
Carlisle 14.12a [P3]

5Z89 : (46233 + 99041) : Farington Jn to Carnforth

Location Booked
Farington Jn 18.55d
Lostock Hall Jn 19.01 ~ 19.06
Farington Curve Jn 19/19
Preston 19.25 ~ 20.17
Lancaster 20/42
Morecambe South Jn 20/45
Carnforth 20/53
Carnforth H.S. 20.56 ~ 21.06
Carnforth Steamtown 21.16a


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