3rd September 2016

Railway Magazine / Virgin Trains / Direct Rail Services
The Independent Yorkshireman

Locos Used 37603, 37604 & 57309 'Pride of Crewe'
Stock Used 5964+5998+6158+5961+1200+3364+3390+3356+80042+17159

Route : 
1Z37 : Chester to Scarborough
1Z39 : Scarborough to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
57309? (1) Chester - Crewe - Alsager - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Stone - Stafford
37604 + 37603 (2) Stafford - Madeley - Basford Hall Jn - Crewe Basford Hall S.S.N. - Salop Goods Jn - Crewe Coal Yard - Winsford - Acton Bridge - Weaver Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Parkside Jn - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Castleton - Rochdale - Todmorden - Hall Royd Jn - Hebden Bridge - Greetland Jn - Brighouse - Heaton Lodge East Jn - Mirfield East Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Normanton - Castleford - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
37603 + 37604 (2) (5) Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York - Colton Jn - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Ferrybridge North Jn - Pontefract Baghill - Moorthorpe - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Dore - Dronfield - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Belper - Duffield - Derby - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Wichnor Jn - Lichfield Trent Valley Jn - Colwich - Stafford - Madeley - Crewe
37603 + 37604 Crewe - Chester
37603 (3) Chester - Crewe

Notes : 
(1) 37603 + 37604 on rear?
(2) 57309 on rear.
(3) 37604 on rear?
(4) The return leg was originally advertised to run via Edale, Hazel Grove HL Jn, Knutsford, Hartford Jn, Warrington Bank Quay, Helsby, Chester to Crewe.
(5) Loco confirmation required. Where was 57309 detached from rear of train?

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Chester 05.43d [P4] 05.43
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 05/53 05/57
Crewe Steel Works 06/01 06/07
Crewe 06.07a ~ 06.13d [P11] 06.10 ~ 06.15 [P11]
North Stafford Jn 06/16 06/18
Alsager 06.26 ~ 06.38 06/26?
Kidsgrove 06/44 [P3] 06/33
Longport 06/48 06/39
Stoke-on-Trent 06/52 [P1] 06/43
Stoke Jn 06/52 06/44
Stone 07/02 06/52
Yarnfield Jn 07/06 06/56
Little Bridgeford Jn 07/10 06/58
Stafford 07.15a ~ 07.25d [P6] 07.07 ~ 07.25 [P6]
Little Bridgeford Jn 07/30 ?
Searchlight Lane Jn 07/32 07/31
Madeley 07/42 07/40
Basford Hall Jn 07/48 [IND] 07/48
Crewe S.S.N. 07*54 ~ 08*04 ?
Salop Goods Jn 08/11 07/59
Crewe Coal Yard 08/19 08/05
Winsford 08/30 08/19
Hartford Jn 08/35 08/24
Acton Bridge 08/36 08/26
Weaver Jn 08/39 08/28
Acton Grange Jn 08/43 08/32
Warrington Bank Quay 08.46a ~ 08.52d [P3] 08.34 ~ 08.51
Dallam Jn 08/56 08/53
Winwick Jn 08/59 08/56
Earlestown 09.04 ~ 09.10 [P4] 09.00 ~ 09.03
Newton-le-Willows 09/11 09/09
Parkside Jn 09/12 ?
Astley 09/20 09/20
Eccles 09/28 09/25
Ordsall Lane Jn 09/33 09/30
Deal Street Jn 09*38 ~ 09*49 ? ~ 09.37 
Manchester Victoria 09/52 [P5] 09/39 [P5]
Miles Platting 09/55 09/43
Brewery Jn 09/55 ?
Thorpes Bridge Jn 09/56 09/44
Vitriol Works 09/59 09/47
Castleton 10/04 ?
Rochdale 10/07 [P1] 09/54
Littleborough 10/12 09/59
Todmorden 10/19 [P2] 10/07
Hall Royd Jn 10/20 10/08
Hebden Bridge 10/25 [P2] 10/15
Milner Royd Jn 10/34 10/31
Greetland Jn 10/36 10/33
Brighouse 10/39 10/37
Bradley Wood Jn 10/41 10/38
Heaton Lodge East Jn 10/43 10/40
Mirfield East Jn 10/45 10/44
Horbury Jn 11/01 10/58
Wakefield Kirkgate 11.07 ~ 11.15 [P1] 11.06 ~ 11.09
Normanton 11/22 ?
Altofts Jn 11/24 11/16
Castleford 11/33 [P1] 11/22
Milford Jn 11/38 11/30
Church Fenton 11/43 [P2] 11/35
Colton South Jn 11/47 ?
Colton Jn 11/48 11/40
York 11.55a ~ 12.03d [P5] 11.46 ~ 12.06 [P5]
Scarborough Bridge Jn 12/04 ?
Malton 12/29 12/31
Seamer 12/47 12/47
Scarborough 12.55a [P1] ~ 16.04d [P1] 12.51 [P1] ~ 16.04 [P1]
Seamer 16/11 16/09
Malton 16/28 16/26
Scarborough Bridge Jn 16/51 ?
York 16.54a ~ 16.56d [P3] 16.51 ~ 16.57 [P3]
Colton Jn 17/03 17/02
Colton South Jn 17/04 ?
Church Fenton 17/11 [P3] 17/10
Milford Loop 17.21 ~ 17.27 ?
Milford Jn 17/30 17/20
Ferrybridge North Jn 17/35 17/27
Pontefract Baghill 17/37 17/30
Moorthorpe 17/45 [P1] 17/38
Swinton 17/53 [P2] 17/52
Aldwarke Jn 17/57 17/56
Masborough Jn 18/00 ?
Meadowhall 18/06 18/05
Nunnery Main Line Jn 18/09 18/10
Sheffield 18.12a ~ 18.18d [P6] 18.16 ~ 18.18
Heeley Up Loop 18*24 ~ 18*35 ?
Dore Station Jn 18/40 18/37
Dronfield 18/43 ?
Tapton Jn 18/48 18/46
Chesterfield 18/49 [P2] 18/47
Chesterfield South Jn 18/50 18/48
Clay Cross North Jn 18/52 18/51
Ambergate Jn 19/03 19/00
Belper 19/06 19/04
Duffield 19/08 19/10
Derby 19.15a ~ 19.16d [P2] 19.18 ~ 19.20
Stenson Jn 19/23 19/26
North Stafford Jn 19/23 19/27
Clay Mills Jn 19/26 19/30
Burton-on-Trent 19/28 [P2] 19/32
Wichnor Jn 19/33 19/39
Alrewas LC 19/36 19/47
Lichfield Trent Valley Jn 19/46 19/54
Lichfield North Jn 19/50 19/56
Rugeley North Jn 19/56 20/03
Colwich 20/01 20/05
Trent Valley Jn 20/07 ?
Stafford 20.09a ~ 20.13d [P5] 20.12 ~ 20.16
Little Bridgeford Jn 20/16 ?
Searchlight Lane Jn 20/17 ?
Madeley 20/26 20/30
Basford Hall Jn 20/33 20/34
Crewe 20.38a ~ 20.42d [P11] 20.39 ~ 20.57 [P11]
Crewe Steel Works 20/45 21/00
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 20/53 21/08
Chester 21.04a ~ 21.14d [P4] 21.22 ~ 22.07
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 21/23 22/20
Crewe Steel Works 21/30 22/28
Crewe 21.35a [P11] 22.32 [P11]


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