21st January 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 37706 & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used 17025+3093+99121+99712+99350+99351+99348+99128+99318+4905+99304

Route : 
1Z45 : Manchester Victoria to Carlisle
1Z46 : Carlisle to Manchester Victoria

Loco(s) Route
45690 (1) Manchester Victoria - Ordsall Lane Jn - Eccles - Parkside Jn - Golborne Jn - Wigan North Western - Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth [U&DGL] - Oxenholme Lake District - Penrith - Carlisle
45690 (1) Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth [U&DGL]
37706? (3) Carnforth [U&DGL] - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Victoria

Notes :
(1) 37706 on rear.
(2) This tour was originally advertised to be hauled by 44871 & 45407, out via Bolton and Shap, return via the Cumbrian Coast.
(3) Loco confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Revised Actual
Manchester Victoria 07.14d [P3] 07.14 [P3]   19.41a [P4] 20.07a [P4] 20.07
Deal Street Jn 07/16 07/16   19/39 20/05 20/05
Ordsall Lane Jn 07/25 07/23   19/35 20/01 20/02
Eccles 07/30 07/29   19/30 19/56 19/58
Astley 07/36 07/35   19/25 19/51 19/53
Parkside Jn 07/45 07/44   19/18 19/44 19/46
Golborne Jn 07/48 [DF] 07/47   19/15 19/41 19/42
Springs Branch Jn 07/56 07/55   19/10 19/20 19/28
Wigan South Jn 07/57 ?   19/09 19/20 ?
Wigan North Western 07.59a ~ 08.02d [P5] 07.58 ~ 08.04   19.04a ~ 19.07d [P4] 19.16a ~ 19.18d [P4] 19.23 ~ 19.25
Balshaw Lane 08/13 [DS] 08/17   18/55 [UF] 19/08 19/12
Euxton Jn 08/15 08/19   18/48 19/06 19/09
Farington Curve Jn 08/20 08/23   18/44 19/02 19/04
Ribble Jn 08/23 ?   18/42 [UF-US] 19/00 ?
Preston 08.25a ~ 08.28d [P1] 08.26 ~ 08.31   18.34a ~ 18.40d [P4] 18L38a ~ 18L58d [P4] 18.54 ~ 19.01
Barton & Broughton Loop 08*39 ~ 09*14 [DPL] 08.39 ~ 09.06   ? 18/31 ?
Garstang & Catteral 09/23 09/15   18/23 18/24 18/44
Lancaster 09/36 [DF] 09/35 [P3]   18/13 [UF] 18/12 [UF] 18/34
Morecambe South Jn 09/39 09/38   18/11 18/10 18/31
Carnforth [U&DGL] 09w47 ~ 10w36 09.47 ~ 10.34   17w18 ~ 18w03 17w18 ~ 18w02 17L37 ~ 18L26
Carnforth North Jn 10/39 10/37   17/16 17/16 17/35
Oxenholme Lake District 10/56 [P2] 10/56   17/01 [P1] 17/01 [P1] 17/19
Grayrigg 11*07 ~ 11*34 [DPL] 11.07 ~ 11.30   16/54 16/54 ?
Tebay 11/46 11/42   16/49 16/49 17/08
Shap Summit 11/52 ?   16/42 16/42 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/08 [P2] 12/04 [P2]   16/27 [P1] 16/27 [P1] 16/34
Plumpton Loop - -   16*14 ~ 16*20 [UGL] 16*14 ~ 16*20 [UGL] 16.21 ~ 16.25
Carlisle 12.30a [P3] 12.24 [P3]   15.52d [P3] 15.52d [P3] 15.55 [P3]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z45 : (37706 with 45690 on rear) : Carnforth Steamtown to Brewery Jn
5Z45 : (45690 with 37706 on rear) : Brewery Jn to Manchester Victoria
5Z47 : (37706?) : Manchester Victoria to Brewery Jn?
5Z47 : (37706?) : Brewery Jn? to Carnforth Steamtown

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carnforth Steamtown 02.28d ?a
Carnforth H.S. 02.38 ~ 02.48 ?
Carnforth 02.53 ~ 04.23 ?
Carnforth North Jn 04/26 ?
Morecambe South Jn 04/34 ?
Lancaster 04/37 ?
Garstang & Catteral 04/50 ?
Preston 05/17 ?
Farington Curve Jn 05/20 ?
Euxton Jn 05/26 ?
Balshaw Lane 05/29 ?
Wigan North Western 05/38 ?
Wigan Station Jn 05/39 ?
Springs Branch Jn 05/40 ?
Golborne Jn 05/47 ?
Parkside Jn 05/50 ?
Astley 05/59 ?
Eccles 06/06 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 06/13 ?
Deal Street 06/16 ?
Manchester Victoria 06/18 ?
Miles Platting 06/24 ?
Brewery Jn 06.27 ~ 07.02 [DPL] ?
Miles Platting 07/04 ?
Manchester Victoria 07.08a [P3] 20.14d

5Z46 : (37706 with 45690 on rear) : Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Upperby - Carlisle
(whole train turned)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 12.52 ~ 12.54
Carlisle 12.55 ~ 12.56 [C]
London Road Jn 13/00
Petteril Bridge Jn 13.03 ~ 13.06
London Road Jn 13/09
Upperby Jn 13/13
Upperby 13.15 ~ 15.32 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 15/34
Carlisle 15.37a [P3]

5Z48 : (45690 with 17025) : Preston to Carnforth Steamtown (cancelled)

Location Booked
Preston 18.43d
Farington Curve Jn 18/47
Farington Jn 18.49 ~ 18.56
Lostock Hall Jn 19.01 ~ 19.04
Farington Curve Jn 19/15
Preston 19/18
Garstang & Catteral 19/31
Lancaster 19/43
Morecambe South Jn 19/45
Carnforth North Jn 19/52
Carnforth 19/54
Carnforth H.S. 19.58 ~ 20.03
Carnforth Steamtown 20.13a


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