2nd July 2016

Branch Line Society
Turbo Prop Tracker

DMUs Used 170303 (79303+50303) & 170306 (50306+79306)

Route : 1Z61 throughout

DMU Route
79303 leading Manchester Airport - Longsight DGL - Mayfield Loop - Manchester Piccadilly - Manchester Oxford Road - Glazebrook DPL - Warrington Central
79306 leading Warrington Central - Warrington Central Carriage Sidings (Stabling Sdg via 1 Sdg)
79303 leading Warrington Central Carriage Sidings (via 1 Sdg) - Warrington Central
79306 leading Warrington Central - Manchester Oxford Road
79303 leading Manchester Oxford Road - Trafford Park West Reversing Siding
79306 leading Trafford Park West Reversing Siding - Manchester Oxford Road
79303 leading Manchester Oxford Road - Eccles UGL
79306 leading Eccles UGL - Manchester Victoria - Philips Park South Jn - Guide Bridge North Jn (2)
79303 leading Guide Bridge North Jn - Gorton Dn Goods - Ardwick East Jn (Up Line) - Manchester Piccadilly
79306 leading Manchester Piccadilly - Longsight Up & Dn Goods - Manchester Airport

Notes : 
(1) A joint venture between The Branch Line Society and TransPennine Express raising funds for Prostate Cancer UK & Railway Children.
(2) Reversed at Guide Bridge North Jn rather than Stalybridge due to late running, gaining a bonus crosover in the bargain.

Sources : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

M.C

Location Booked Actual
0.00
Manchester Airport 18.14d [P4a] 18.14d [P4a]
1.10
Heald Green West Jn 18/16 18/16
1.75
Heald Green 1817 [P1] 18/17 [P1]
8.02
Slade Lane Jn 18/26 [SL] 18.22 ~ 18.25
8.48
Longsight Down Goods Loop 18/29 [DGL] 18/29 [DGL]
9.44
Ardwick Jn 18/31 18/31
9.69
Mayfield Loop 18/32 [GL] 18/33 [GL]
10.17
Manchester Piccadilly 18/34 [P14] 18/34 [P14]
10.65
Manchester Oxford Road 18.35a ~ 18.37d [P1] 18.36a ~ 18.37 [P1]
11.13
Deansgate 18/38 [P2] 18/38 [P2]
11.23
Castlefield Jn 18/38 18/39
12.78
Trafford Park East Jn 18/41 18/42
20.20
Glazebrook East Jn & Sdgs 18*48 ~ 18*58 [DPL] 18.49 ~ 18.57 [DPL]
23.36
Birchwood 19/02 19/01
26.50
Warrington Central 19.05 ~ 19.09 [P1] 19.10 ~ 19.14 [P1]
27.00
Warrington Central C.S. 19.12 ~ 19.22 19.18 ~ 19.23
27.30
Warrington Central 19.25 ~ 19.29 [P1] 19.28 ~ 19.32 [P2]
?
Birchwood 19/33 19/36
?
Glazebrok East Jn & Sdgs 19/35 19/38
?
Trafford Park East Jn 19/43 19/43
?
Castlefield Jn 19/48 19/47
?
Deansgate 19/48 [P1] 19/47 [P1]
43.15
Manchester Oxford Road 19p49a ~ 20p02d [P5] 19.50a ~ 20.02d [P5]
?
Deansgate 20/03 [P2] 20/03 [P2]
43.53
Castlefield Jn 20/03 20/04
45.40
Trafford Park West Rev Sdg 20.07 ~ 20.10 [Rev Sdg] 20.10 ~ 20.13 [Rev Sdg]
47.27
Castlefield Jn 20/13 20/17
?
Deansgate 20/14 [P1] 20/17 [P1]
47.65
Manchester Oxford Road 20.15 ~ 20.22 [P1] 20.19 ~ 20.22 [P1]
?
Deansgate 20/23 [P2] 20/23 [P2]
48.23
Castlefield Jn 20/23 20/24
48.64
Ordsall Lane Jn 20/25 20/25
?
Eccles S.B. ? 20.31 ~ 20.52
51.67
Eccles 20.31 ~ 20.34 [UGL] 20.54 ~ 20.55 [UGL]
54.64
Ordsall Lane Jn 20/38 21/00
55.38
Deal Street Jn 20/41 [SL] 21/03
55.77
Manchester Victoria 20/42 [P6] 21/05 [P4]
57.27
Miles Platting 20/45 21/08
57.53
Philips Park West Jn 20/46 21/09
58.04
Philips Park South Jn 20/47 21/11
59.66
Ashburys West Jn 20/53 21.17 ~ 21/20
59.72
Ashburys 20/54 21/20
63.26
Guide Bridge 20/58 [P2] 21/25 [P2]
63.59
Guide Bridge North Jn 20/59 21.27 ~
65.61
Stalybridge 21.03 ~ 21.06 [P1] DIV
?
Guide Bridge North Jn 21/09 ~ 21.29
?
Guide Bridge West Jn 21/10 21.31 ~ 21.32
?
Guide Bridge 21/10 [P1] 21/33 [P1]
70.38
Gorton 21/17 [DG] 21/39 [DG]
71.50
Ashburys 21/21 21/43
72.34
Ardwick Jn 21/25 [EL] 21/47 [DF]
73.16
Manchester Piccadilly 21.29a ~ 21.43d [P5][FL][EL] 21.50 ~ 21.54 [P4] [UF]
73.78
Ardwick Jn 21/45 [GL] 21.57 ~ 21.59 [GL]
?
Longsight North 21/47 22/00
74.04
Longsight Up & Dn Gds Lp 21*49 ~ 21*59 [UDGL] 22/02
75.40
Slade Lane Jn 22/01 22/05
?
Heald Green 22/07 [P2] 22/13
?
Heald Green West Jn 22/09 22.14 ~ 22.17
83.42
Manchester Airport 22.12a [P4a] 22.23a [P4a]


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