6th February 2016

Railway Touring Company
The North Wales Coast Express

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge', 57315 & steam: 46100 'Royal Scot'
Stock Used (2) (35451)+99121+13320+99316+3143+99352+3093+99318+99327+4960+99723

Route :
1Z77 : Carnforth to Holyhead
1Z78 : Holyhead to Carnforth

Loco(s) Route
47746 + 57315 Carnforth - Lancaster - Preston - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe
46100 (1) Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
46100 (1) Holyhead -  (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
47746 + 57315 Crewe -  (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth

Notes : 
(1) 57315 on rear.
(2) 35451 was only in the consist when 46100 was on the train.
(3) This was reported as 46100 'Royal Scot's first mainline run in passenger service since 1962.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carnforth 07.04d 07.06 20.40a 20.51
Carnforth North Jn 07/05 07/07 20/38 20/49
Carnforth [U&DGL] - - 20.26 ~ 20.36 20.27 ~ 20.47
Morecambe South Jn 07/10 07/13 20/19 20/18
Lancaster 07.14a ~ 07.16d [P4] 07.16 ~ 07.19 20.13a ~ 20.16d [P3] 20.13 ~ 20.15 [P3]
Garstang & Catteral 07/28 07/30 19/58 20/01
Preston 07.39a ~ 07.51d [P6] [UF] 07.41 ~ 07.51 19.44a ~ 19.48d [P3] 19.47 ~ 19.51
Farington Jn 07/57 [US] ? 19/38 [DF] 19/41
Euxton Jn 08/03 08/05 19/33 19/32
Balshaw Lane 08/07 [UF] 08/08 19/28 [DS] 19/30
Wigan North Western 08.16a ~ 08.19d [P4] 08.17 ~ 08.20 19.13a ~ 19.16d [P5] 19.17 ~ 19.20
Wigan South Jn 08/20 ? 19/12 ?
Springs Branch Jn 08/21 08/22 19/11 19/15
Golborne Jn 08/24 08/26 19/08 19/11
Winwick Jn 08/26 08/28 19/06 19/09
Dallam Jn 08/28 ? 19/04 19/06
Warrington Bank Quay 08.30a ~ 08.32d [P2] 08.32 ~ 08.34 18.58a ~ 19.01d [P3] 19.02 ~ 19.04
Acton Grange Jn 08/36 08/37 18/55 19/00
Weaver Jn 08/41 08/42 18/52 18/56
Acton Bridge 08/43 08/44 18/50 18/54
Hartford Jn 08/45 08/45 18/48 18/49
Winsford 08/49 [US] 08/50 18/44 18/45
Crewe Coal Yard 08/59 [UF] ? 18/39 [DF] 18/38
Crewe 09L02a ~ 09L29d [P12] 09.03 ~ 09.31 [P12] 18L13a ~ 18L36d [P12] 18.06 ~ 18.36 [P12]
Crewe Steel Works 09/36 09/35 18/04 18/03
Beeston Castle & Tarporley 09/49 09/48 17/55 17/54
Chester 10.03a ~ 10.06d [P3] [DM] 10.01 ~ 10.05 [P3] 17.38a ~ 17.41d [P4] 17.35 ~ 17.40 [P4]
Chester South Jn 10/08 ? 17/36 [UF] ?
Saltney Jn 10/11 10/10 17/33 17/31
Rockcliffe Hall SB 10/20 10/18 17/22 17/23
Holywell Jn 10/28 10/25 17/15 17/14
Rhyl 10/41 10/37 17/02 [P1] 16/59
Colwyn Bay 10/53 ? 16/51 ?
Llandudno Junction 11w02a ~ 11w30d [P1]  11.00 ~ 11.32 [P1] 16w02a ~ 16w44d [P1] 16.02 ~ 16.41 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 11/38 ? 15/53 ?
Bangor 11.51a ~ 11.54d [P2] 11.56 ~ 11.58 [P2] 15.37a ~ 15.41d [P1] 15.36 ~ 15.41 [P1]
Menai Bridge 11/59 ? 15/30 ?
Llanfairpwll 12/02 ? 15/28 ?
Gaerwen Jn 12/06 ? 15/24 ?
Valley 12/22 ? 15/08 ?
Holyhead 12.32a [P1] 12.30 [P1] 15.00d [P1] 15.00 [P1]


Associated Light Engine Workings

0Z78 : (46100) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 13.04d [P1]
Valley NE 13.21a ~ 14.05d
Holyhead 14.23a [P1]


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