21st August 2016

Railway Touring Company
The North Wales Coast Express

Locos Used 47760 & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used (2) (17025)+9392+99328+4854+99318+99347+99348+99371+1961+99351+326

Route :
1Z45 : Crewe to Holyhead
1Z46 : Holyhead to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
46115 (1) Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly - Manchester Oxford Road - Castlefield Jn - Ordsall Lane Jn - Eccles - Parkside Jn - Newton-le-Willows - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Acton Grange Jn - Runcorn East - Frodsham - Helsby - Chester (3)
47760 Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
47760 Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes : 
(1) 47760 assisting on rear.
(2) 17025 was only in the consist when 46115 was on the train.
(3) It is reported that 46115 made an additional water stop at Winwick Jn, then failed at Chester on the outward leg.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 09.42d [P6] 09.42 [P6] 23.23a [P6] 23.21
Sydney Bridge Jn 09/45 09/46 23/20 23/16
Sandbach 09/51 [P2] 09/51 23/14 [P1] 23/13
Chelford Loop 10*03 ~ 10*13 [DPL] 10.04 ~ 10.09 - -
Alderley Edge 10/23 [P2] 10/22 23/04 [P1] 23/02
Wilmslow 10.26a ~ 10.30d [P3] 10.26 ~ 10.29 22.56a ~ 23.01d [P4] 22.56 ~ 22.59
Cheadle Hulme 10/37 [P1] 10/37 22/51 [P2] 22/50
Adswood Road Jn 10/38 10/38 22/49 22/47
Edgeley No.1 Jn 10/40 10/41 22/47 22/39
Stockport 10.42a ~ 10.52d [P4] 10.43 ~ 10.52 22.41a ~ 22.46d [P2] 22.35 ~ 22.38
Heaton Norris Jn 10/55 10/55 22/39 22/33
Slade Lane Jn 10/59 11/01 22/36 22/30
Ardwick Jn 11/02 11/04 22/34 22/28
Manchester Piccadilly 11.05a ~ 11.08d [P13] 11.06 ~ 11.11 [P13] 22.25a ~ 22.31d [P14] 22.20 ~ 22.25
Manchester Oxford Road 11/10 11/13 22/21 22/18
Castlefield Jn 11/12 ? 22/20 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 11/14 11/15 22/16 22/13
Eccles 11/19 11/21 22/08 22/07
Astley 11/25 11/26 22/03 22/02
Parkside Jn 11/32 ? 21/56 21/56
Newton-le-Willows 11/33 11/35 21/54 21/54
Earlestown 11/35 [P5] 11/38 21/52 [P4] 21/41
Winwick Jn 11/38 ? ~ 12.44 21/46 21/27
Dallam Jn 11/42 ? 21/43 21/23
Warrington Bank Quay 11.44a ~ 11.47d 12.51 ~ 13.02 21.36a ~ 21.40d [P3] 21.19 ~ 21.21
Acton Grange Jn 11/51 13/07 21/34 21/15
Runcorn East 11/55 ? 21/30 21/10
Frodsham 12/00 ? 21/26 ?
Helsby 12w05a ~ 12w25d 13.23 ~ 13.46 21.18a ~ 21.22d 20.56 ~ 21.00
Mickle Trafford Jn 12/32 13/53 21/14 20/51
Chester 12.39a ~ 12.43d [P4] 13.59 ~ 14.29 20.42a ~ 21.08d [P4] 20.30 ~ 20.46
Chester South Jn 12/45 ? 20/39 ?
Saltney Jn 12/47 14/33 20/36 20/24
Rockcliffe Hall 12/57 14/40 20/25 20/17
Holywell Jn 13/05 14/46 20/18 20/11
Rhyl 13/18 14/57 20/05 [P1] 20/00
Colwyn Bay 13/29 ? 19/53 ?
Llandudno Junction 13w44a ~ 14w14d [P1] 15.12 ~ 15.16 19w06a ~ 19w46d [P1] 18.56 ~ 19.44
Penmaenmawr 14/24 ? 18/54 ?
Bangor 14/36 15/33 18.37a ~ 18.42d 18.31 ~ 18.36
Menai Bridge 14/39 ? 18/31 ?
Llanfairpwll 14/42 ? 18/28 ?
Gaerwen Jn 14/45 16/01 18/25 ?
Valley 15/01 ? 18/08 ?
Holyhead 15.12a [P1] 16.21 18.00d [P1] 18.00


Associated Light Engine Workings

0Z46 : (46115) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead (cancelled)
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 15.55d [P1]
Valley NE 16.12a ~ 17.12d
Holyhead 17.29a [P1]


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