21st June 2016

West Coast Railways
The Salisbury Cathedral Express

Locos Used 57313 & 57316
Stock Used 3326+3431+99679+3392+6724+6000+99680

Route :
1Z63 : Carnforth to Salisbury
1Z65 : Salisbury to Carnforth

Loco(s) Route
57316 (1) Carnforth - Lancaster - Preston - Wigan North Western - Crow Nest Jn - Walkden - Salford Central - Deal Street Jn - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Macclesfield - Stoke-on-Trent - Stone - Yarnfield Jn - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Sutton Park - Park Lane Jn - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Warminster - Salisbury
57313 (2) Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
57316 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Day's Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth

Notes :
(1) 57313 on rear.
(2) 57316 on rear.

Source : Guy Vincent

Photo Review


57316 at Bradford-on-Avon on the outward leg of the tour (photo: Guy Vincent)


57313 passing Limpley Stoke, near Bathampton Jn, with the return leg of the
tour (photo: Guy Vincent)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carnforth 05.42d 05.42   00.05a 00.04
Carnforth North Jn 05/43 05/43   00/04 00/03
Morecambe South Jn 05/49 05/49   23/58 23/56
Lancaster 05.51a ~ 05.54d [P4] 05.52 ~ 05.54   23.52a ~ 23.55d [P3] 23.51 ~ 23.53
Garstang & Catteral 06/07 06/05   23/42 23/42
Preston 06.20a ~ 06.24d [P4] [UF] 06.20 ~ 06.24   23.29a ~ 23.32d [P4] 23.31 ~ 23.33
Euxton Jn 06/31 06/30   23/22 23/25
Balshaw Lane Jn 06/32 06/32   23/20 23/23
Wigan North Western 06.43a ~ 06.48d [P1] 06.47 ~ 06.50   23.05a ~ 23.08d [P1] 23.10 ~ 23.13
Wigan Station Jn 06/50 ?   23/03 ?
Crow Nest Jn 06/55 06/56   22/58 23/04
Walkden 07.06a ~ 07.09d 07.05 ~ 07.09   22.44a ~ 22.47d 22.53 ~ 22.55
Salford Crescent 07/22 07/19   22/34 [P2] 22/43
Salford Central 07.25a ~ 07.28d 07.22 ~ 07.28   22.29a ~ 22.31d 22.36 ~ 22.36
Deal Street Jn 07/29 07/28   22/28 22/35
Manchester Victoria 07.31a ~ 07.34d [P6] [SL] 07.30 ~ 07.33   22.24a ~ 22.26d [P3] 22.26 ~ 22.29
Miles Platting 07/38 07/37   22/20 [SL] 22/23
Philips Park West Jn 07/38 07/38   22/20 22/21
Baguley Fold Jn 07/40 ?   22/18 ?
Ashton Moss North Jn 07/46 07/44   22/13 22/15
Denton Jn 07/56 07/50   22/07 22/02
Denton 07.58a ~ 08.01d ?   22.02a ~ 22.05d 21.59 ~ 22.02
Denton Station Jn 08/02 ?   22/01 ?
Ash Bridge Jn 08/06 08/13   21/57 21/54
Heaton Norris Jn 08/18 [US] 08/17   21/55 21/51
Stockport 08.20a ~ 08.23d [P1] 08.21 ~ 08.23   21.46a ~ 21.49d [P4] 21.46 ~ 21.48
Edgeley No.1 Jn 08/24 08/25   21/44 21/44
Adswood Road Jn 08/29 08/31   21/42 [DS] 21/42
Cheadle Hulme 08/31 [P4] 08/33   21/41 [P3] 21/40
Macclesfield 08.42a ~ 08.59d [P3] 08.45 ~ 08.59   21.26a ~ 21.29d [P1] 21.24 ~ 21.27
Congleton 09/08 09/09   21/18 21/15
Kidsgrove 09/13 09/13   21/13 21/10
Stoke-on-Trent 09.20a ~ 09.22d [P1] 09.19 ~ 09.22   21.02a ~ 21.05d [P2] 21.00 ~ 21.03
Stoke Jn 09/23 09/23   21/00 20/57
Stone 09/31 09/30   20/51 20/49
Yarnfield Jn 09/35 [UNB] 09/33   20/48 20/42
Searchlight Lane Jn - -   20/45 [DNB] 20/41
Little Bridgeford Jn 09/37 [US] 09/39   20/43 ?
Stafford 09/46 [P4] 09/48   20/39 [P5] [DS] 20/35
Trent Valley Jn 09/47 09/49   20/38 20/33
Bushbury Jn 10/01 10/04   20/22 20/21
Portobello Jn 10/04 10/08   20/12 20/08
Darlaston Jn 10/09 10/11   20/07 20/04
Pleck Jn 10/11 [SL] 10/13   20/05 [SL] 20/01
Walsall 10.14a ~ 10.16d [P1] 10.15 ~ 10.17   20.00a ~ 20.03d [P2] 19.57 ~ 19.59
Ryecroft Jn 10/18 10/19   19/58 19/56
Sutton Park 10/30 ?   19/46 ?
Park Lane Jn 10/37 10/36   19/39 19/37
Castle Bromwich Jn 10/49 10/48   19/37 19/35
Landor Street Jn 10/57 10/57   19/29 19/21
St Andrews Jn 10/59 10/58   19/25 19/12
Bordesley Jn 11/00 10/59   19/23 19/11
Lifford East Jn 11/09 11/06   19/16 19/05
Kings Norton 11/11 [FL] 11/08   19/14 19/04
Longbridge 11/17 11/13   19/06 [SL] 18/59
Barnt Green 11/20 11/16   19/01 [GL] 18/55
Bromsgrove 11/23 11/22   18/53 18/49
Stoke Works Jn 11/25 11/23   18/50 18/45
Abbotswood Jn 11/33 11/31   18/39 18/34
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 11/41 [P2] 11/39   18/31 [P1] 18/27
Cheltenham Spa 11/50 [P1] 11/48   18/24 [P2] 18/18
Barnwood Jn 11/57 11/55   18/17 18/11
Gloucester Yard Jn 11/58 11/56   18/16 18/10
Standish Jn 12/04 12/01   18/11 18/05
Charfield 12/14 12/10   18/00 17/56
Yate 12/20 12/22   17/54 17/52
Westerleigh Jn 12/22 12/24   17/51 17/50
Bristol Parkway 12/28 [P2] 12/29   17/45 [P3] 17/45
Filton Abbey Wood 12/31 [P1] 12/30   17/42 [P2] 17/41
Narroways Hill Jn 12/34 12/33   17/39 17/37
Dr Day's Jn 12/37 12/36   17/36 17/33
Bristol East Jn - -   17/35 [RL] ?
Bristol Temple Meads - -   17.21a ~ 17.34d [P6] 17.30 ~ 17.32
Bristol East Jn - -   17/20 [UM] ?
North Somerset Jn 12*39 ~ 12*45 ? ~ 12.43   17/19 17/28
Bath Spa 12.59a ~ 13.02d [P2] 12.58 ~ 13.01   17.04a ~ 17.07d [P1] 17.13 ~ 17.16
Bathampton Jn 13*07 ~ 13*22 [UPL] 13.07 ~ 13.18   17/00 17/06
Bradford Jn 13/33 13/37   16/46 16/49
Trowbridge 13/36 [P2] 13/39   16/44 [P1] 16/47
Westbury 13/48 [P1] 13/46   16/39 [P2] 16/43
Warminster 13/55 13/54   16/33 16/34
Upton Lovell 14/00 13/59   16/29 16/28
Wylye LC 14/04 14/03   16/25 16/24
Wishford 14/08 14/07   16/20 16/20
Wilton Jn 14/16 14/12   16/16 16/15
Salisbury 14.24a [P2] 14.17   16.12d [P4] 16.12


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