20th August 2016

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47237, 47760 & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used (1) (99035)+9392+99328+4854+99318+99347+99348+99371+1961+99351+326

Route :
1Z54 : Crewe to Carlisle
1Z56 : Carlisle to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
47237 Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly - Manchester Oxford Road - Castlefield Jn - Ordsall Lane Jn - Salford Crescent - Bolton - Westhoughton - Crow Nest Jn - Hindley - Wigan North Western - Preston
46115 Preston - (via WCML) - Carlisle
46115 Carlisle - Currock Jn - Maryport - Workington - Whitehaven - Sellafield - Millom - Park South Jn - Barrow-in-Furness - Dalton Jn - Ulverston - Grange-over-Sands - Carnforth U&DGL
47237 + 47760? (3) Carnforth U&DGL - Lancaster - Preston - Wigan North Western - Lowton Jn - Parkside Jn - Eccles - Ordsall lane Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes : 
(1) 99035 was only in the consist when 46115 was on the train.
(2) This tour was originally booked to run out via Shap and return via the S&C, however it was amended to run as shown, due to  a landslip at Eden Brows near Armathwaite.
(3) Loco confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 06.42d [P6] 06.42   21.23a [P5] 21.25
Sydney Bridge Jn 06/45 06/44   21/19 21/20
Sandbach 06/51 [P2] 06/49   21/14 [P1] 21/15
Alderley Edge 07/04 06/59   21/04 21/05
Wilmslow 07.07a ~ 07.10d [P3] 07.01 ~ 07.09   20.58a ~ 21.01d [P4] 20.58 ~ 21.02
Cheadle Hulme 07/16 [P1] 07/14   20/53 [P2] 20/53
Adswood Road Jn 07/18 07/15   20/49 20/49
Edgeley Jn No.1 07/20 07/18   20/43 20/41
Stockport 07.22a ~ 07.26d [P4] 07.21 ~ 07.25   20.32a ~ 20.42d [P1] 20.37 ~ 20.39
Heaton Norris Jn 07/29 07/27   20/30 20/34
Slade Lane Jn 07/32 07/31   20/26 20/31
Ardwick Jn 07/34 07/34   20/22 20/29
Manchester Piccadilly 07.37a ~ 07.40d [P14] 07.36 ~ 07.40   20.15a ~ 20.20d [P13] 20.23 ~ 20.27
Manchester Oxford Road 07/42 [P2] 07/43   20/13 [P1] 20/21
Castlefield Jn 07/44 ?   20/11 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 07/46 07/47   20/10 20/18
Salford Crescent 07/48 [P2] 07/49   - -
Bolton 08.04a ~ 08.07d [P4] 07.59 ~ 08.07   - -
Lostock Jn 08/14 08/11   - -
Westhoughton 08/22 ?   - -
Crow Nest Jn 08/32 08/16   - -
Hindley 08/33 08/17   - -
Eccles - -   20/05 20/14
Astley - -   20/00 20/10
Parkside Jn - -   19/53 20/03
Lowton Jn - -   19/52 ?
Golborne Jn - -   19/50 20/00
Springs Branch Jn - -   19/46 19/53
Wigan Station Jn 08/37 ?   19/45 ?
Wigan North Western 08.39a ~ 08.42d [P1] 08.26 ~ 08.42   19.42a ~ 19.44d [P4] 19.48 ~ 19.51
Balshaw Lane Jn 08/55 08/51   19/34 19/40
Euxton Jn 08/58 08/53   19/32 19/38
Farington Jn 09/01 08/55   19/29 19/35
Preston 09L06a ~ 10L10d [P4] 08L59 ~ 10L15 [P4]   19.23a ~ 19.25d [P4] 19.27 ~ 19.31
Garstang & Catteral 10/23 10/27   19/12 19/18
Lancaster 10/34 10/38 [DF]   19/02 [UF] 19/08
Morecambe South Jn 10/36 10/38   19/00 19/03
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10w44 ~ 11w21 10.47 ~ ?   17L46 ~ 18L54 17.56 ~ 18.57

 

Location Booked Actual
Carnforth North Jn 11/23 11/27
Oxenholme Lake District 11/39 [P2] 11/43
Tebay 11/55 11/58
Shap Summit 12/01 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/17 [P2] 12/17 [P2]
Carlisle 12.37a [P3] ~14.06d [P3] 12.33 [P3] ~14.07 [P3]
Currock Jn 14/10 14/12
Wigton 14/24 14/28
Maryport 14/47 14/49
Workington 14/55 14/57
Parton North Jn 15/03 ?
Parton 15/11 ?
Whitehaven 15.15 ~ 15.17 15.13 ~ 15.17
St Bees 15t27 ~ 15t28 15.26 ~ 15.27
Sellafield 15w39 ~ 16w01 15.39 ~ 16.03
Drigg 16/08 16/09
Ravenglass 16/11 ?
Bootle 16/17 16/19
Millom 16/26 16/30
Foxfield 16/35 16/38
Askam 16/42 16/46
Park South Jn 16/48 16/50
Barrow-in-Furness 16/58 [P2] 16/58 [P2]
Dalton Jn 17/06 ?
Ulverston 17/15 17/18
Grange-over-Sands 17/27 [P1] ?
Arnside 17/32 17/34
Carnforth 17/43 [P2] ?
Carnforth North Jn 17/44 17/54

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z53 : (46115 with 99035) : Carnforth to Preston

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 07.33d
Carnforth H.S. 07.43 ~ 07.48
Carnforth 07/53
Carnforth North Jn 07/54
Morecambe South Jn 08/01
Lancaster 08/04
Garstang & Catteral 08/16
Preston 08.30 ~ 08.31
Farington Curve Jn 08/35
Farington Jn 08.38 ~ 08.41
Lostock Hall Jn 08.46 ~ 08.49
Farington Curve Jn 08/55
Preston 09.02a

5Z55 : (46115 with 99035) : Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Upperby - Carlisle
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.50d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 12.51 ~ 12.53
Carlisle 12/54
London Road Jn 12/56
Petteril Bridge Jn 12.57 ~ 12.59
London Road Jn 13/00
Upperby Jn 13/04
Upperby 13.06 ~ 13.53 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 13/55
Carlisle 13.57a [P3]

5Z56 : (46115 with 99035) : Carnforth to Crewe

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 17.53d
Carnforth North Jn 17/56
Carnforth 17.58 ~ 17.59
Carnforth H.S. 18.02 ~ 18.07
Carnforth Steamtown 18.17a ~ 20.30d
Carnforth H.S. 20.40 ~ 20.45
Carnforth 20.50 ~ 20.52
Carnforth North Jn 20/55
Carnforth [U&DGL] 20.57 ~ 21.02
Morecambe South Jn 21/10
Lancaster 21/13
Garstang & Catteral 21/25
Preston 21/39
Farington Curve Jn 21/41
Euxton Jn 21/46
Balshaw Lane Jn 21/48
Wigan North Western 21/56
Wigan South Jn 21/57
Springs Branch Jn 21/58
Golborne Jn 22/03
Winwick Jn 22/06
Dallam Jn 22/09
Warrington Bank Quay 22/10
Acton Grange Jn 22/12
Weaver Jn 22/18
Hartford Jn 22/22
Winsford 22/28
Crewe Coal Yard 22/39
Crewe 22/42
Crewe Gresty Lane 22.46 ~ 22.49
Crewe SSN SB 22.54 ~ 22.57
Crewe Sig.CE543 23.02 ~ 23.08
Crewe 23/10
Crewe Heritage Centre 23.20a


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