4th September 2016

Railway Touring Company
The North Wales Coast Express

Locos Used at least 47237 & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used (2) (80217)+9392+99327+4854+99318+99347+99348+99371+1961+99351+326

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

Loco(s) Route
Diesel Loco? (4) 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
46115 (1) Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
46115 (1) Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Chester
Diesel Loco? (4) Chester - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes : 
(1) 47237 on rear.
(2) 80217 was only in the consist when 46115 was on the train.
(3) This tour was originally advertised to be hauled by 45690 'Leander' from Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead and return.
(4) Loco confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 09.17d [P6] 09.17 23.23a [P5] 23.19
Sydney Bridge Jn 09/20 09/19 23/20 23/13
Sandbach 09/26 [P2] 09/23 23/14 [P1] 23/09
Alderley Edge 09/39 09/34 23/04 23/00
Wilmslow 09.41a ~ 09.45d [P3] 09.36 ~ 09.45 22.56a ~ 23.01d [P4] 22.55 ~ 22.57
Cheadle Hulme 09/52 [P1] 09/50 22/51 22/49
Adswood Road Jn 09/53 09/50 22/49 22/48
Edgeley No.1 Jn 09/55 09/52 22/47 22/46
Stockport 09.57a ~ 10.07d [P3] 09.55 ~ 10.06 22.41a ~ 22.46d [P1] 22.42 ~ 22.44
Heaton Norris Jn 10/10 10/08 22/39 22/39
Slade Lane Jn 10/15 10/16 22/36 22/36
Ardwick Jn 10/22 10/22 22/34 22/34
Manchester Piccadilly 10.27a ~ 10.38d [P13] 10.25 ~ 10.38 22.25a ~ 22.31d [P13] 22.24 ~ 22.32
Manchester Oxford Road 10/42 10/41 22/22 22/22
Castlefield Jn 10/45 ? 22/20 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 10/46 10/44 22/19 22/18
Eccles 10/50 10/48 22/13 22/13
Astley 10/55 10/52 22/08 22/08
Parkside Jn 11/02 10/58 22/01 22/02
Newton-le-Willows 11/03 11/00 21/59 22/01
Earlestown 11/04 [P5] 11/03 21/57 [P4] 21/58
Winwick Jn 11/08 11/05 21/48 21/44
Dallam Jn 11/12 ? 21/45 21/40
Warrington Bank Quay 11.14a ~ 11.40d [P1] 11.11 ~ 11.39 21.36a ~ 21.42d [P3] 21.37 ~ 21.39
Acton Grange Jn 11/45 11/44 21/34 21/34
Runcorn East 11/51 ? 21/30 ?
Frodsham 11/55 ? 21/26 ?
Helsby 11/58 11/57 21.18a ~ 21.22d [P2] 21.24 ~ 21.28
Mickle Trafford Jn 12/05 12/03 21/14 21/20
Chester 12L12a ~ 12L42d [P4] 12.09 ~ 12.42 20L42a ~ 21L08d [P4] 20.40 ~ 21.16 [P4]
Chester South Jn 12/45 ? 20/39 ?
Saltney Jn 12/47 12/47 20/36 20/34
Rockcliffe Hall 12/57 12/55 20/25 20/27
Holywell Jn 13/05 13/02 20/18 20/21
Rhyl 13/18 13/15 20/05 [P1] 20/08
Colwyn Bay 13/29 ? 19/53 ?
Llandudno Junction 13w44a ~ 14w14d [P1] 13.46 ~ 14.15 [P1] 19w06a ~ 19w46d [P1] 19.06 ~ 19.48
Penmaenmawr 14/24 ? 18/54 ?
Bangor 14.37a ~ 14.40d [P2] 14.40 ~ 14.42 [P2] 18.37a ~ 18.42d [P1] 18.32 ~ 18.42
Menai Bridge 14/45 ? 18/31 ?
Llanfairpwll 14/48 ? 18/28 ?
Gaerwen Jn 14/51 ? 18/25 ?
Valley 15/07 ? 18/08 ?
Holyhead 15.18a [P1] 15.13 18.00d [P1] 18.00


Associated Light Engine Workings

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

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

5Z48 : (46115 with 80217) : Chester to Carnforth

Location Booked
Chester 20.49d [P4]
Mickle Trafford Jn 22/19
Helsby 22/26
Frodsham 22/30
Runcorn East 22/36
Acton Grange Jn 22/40
Warrington Bank Quay 22/43
Dallam Jn 22/44
Winwick Jn 22/47
Golborne Jn 22/49
Springs Branch Jn 22/53
Wigan North Western 22/55
Balshaw Lane Jn 23/03
Euxton Jn 23/06
Farington Jn 23/11
Preston 23/16
Garstang & Catteral 23/28
Lancaster 23/40
Morecambe South Jn 23/43
Carnforth North Jn 23/51
Carnforth 23.52 ~ 23.54
Carnforth H.S. 23.57 ~ 00.02
Carnforth Steamtown 00.12a


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