25th February 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Buxton Spa Express

Locos Used 47760 & steam: 45690 'Leander' & 76084
Stock Used (2) (17025)+3093+99350+99712+99348+99351+99318+4905+4994+99304

Route :
1Z74 : Preston to Buxton
1Z76 : Buxton to Preston
1Z77 : Preston to Manchester Victoria

Loco(s) Route
45690 Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Wigan North Western - Golborne Jn - Lowton Jn - Parkside Jn - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Philips Park West Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton - Reddish South - Heaton Norris Jn
76084 + 45690 Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Hazel Grove HL Jn - Chinley North Jn - Chinley South Jn - Peak Forest - Great Rocks Jn - Buxton [XYZ / Up Relief Sidings]
76084 Buxton [XYZ / Up Relief Sidings] - Buxton
76084 (1) Buxton - Buxton [XYZ / Up Relief Sidings]
76084 + 45690 Buxton [XYZ / Up Relief Sidings] - Great Rocks Jn - Peak Forest - Chinley South Jn - Chinley East Jn - Edale - Hope - Bamford - Hathersage - Dore - Sheffield - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Meadowhall - Swinton - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Horbury Jn - Mirfield East Jn - Heaton Lodge Jn - Bradley Wood Jn - Brighouse - Greetland Jn - Milner Royd Jn - Hebden Bridge - Hall Royd Jn - Copy Pit - Gannow Jn - Accrington - Blackburn
45690 Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston
47760 Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Wigan North Western - Golborne Jn - Lowton Jn - Parkside Jn - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria

Notes :
(1) 45690 on rear.
(2) 17025 was only in the consist when 45690 was on the train .
(3) This was reported as 76084's first main line rail tour since restoration, excluding Sheringham to Cromer.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Preston 06.25d [P4] 06.25 [P4]
Ribble Jn 06/26 ?
Farington Curve Jn 06/28 06/29
Euxton Jn 06/34 06/34
Balshaw Lane Jn 06/36 06/36
Wigan North Western 06.47a ~ 06.51d [P4] 06.46 ~ 06.51 [P4]
Wigan South Jn 06/53 ?
Springs Branch Jn 06/54 06/53
Golborne Jn  07/06 07/07
Lowton Jn 07/08 ?
Parkside Jn 07/10 07/11
Astley 07/19 07/19
Eccles 07/26 07/24
Ordsall Lane Jn 07/33 07/30
Deal Street Jn 07/36 07/35
Manchester Victoria 07.38a ~ 07.41d [P3] 07.41 ~ 07.45 [P3]
Miles Platting 07/46 07/50
Philips Park West Jn 07/47 07/51
Baguley Fold Jn 07/49 ?
Ashton Moss North Jn 07/55 07/58
Denton Jn 08/01 08/04
Denton 08w03 ~ 08w40 ?
Denton Station Jn 08/41 ?
Reddish South 08/44 ?
Ash Bridge Jn 08/46 08/45
Heaton Norris Jn 08L52 ~ 09L17 [UGL] 08L49 ~ 09L16 [UGL]
Stockport 09.21a ~ 09.31d [P1] 09.20 ~ 09.35 [US] [P1]
Edgeley No.1 Jn 09/33 09/37
Hazel Grove 09/40 [P1] 09/42
Hazel Grove HL Jn 09/41 09/42
New Mills South Jn 09/49 09/50
Chinley 09/55 ?
Chinley North Jn 09/58 10/02
Chinley South Jn 10/00 ?
Peak Forest SB 10/13 10/15
Great Rocks Jn 10t16 ~ 10t43 10.18 ~ ?
Topley Pike GF 10/52 ?
Buxton SB 10t59 ~ 10t59 ?
Buxton [Up Relief Sidings] 11.01 ~ 11.11 10.55 ~ 11.11 [Z]
Buxton SB 11/13 ?
Buxton 11.16a [P2] ~ 14.20d [P2] 11.16 [P2] ~ 14.24 [P2]
Buxton SB 14/23 ?
Buxton [Up Relief Sidings] 14.25 ~ 14.35 14.27 ~ 14.46 [Z]
Buxton SB 14t37 ~ 14t37 ?
Topley Pike GF 14/46 ?
Great Rocks Jn 14t52 ~ 14t53 15.01 ~ 15.02
Peak Forest SB 14/59 15/04
Chinley South Jn 15/11 ?
Chinley East Jn 15/13 15/15
Edale 15/20 15/23
Earles Sidings SB 15/26 15/28
Hope 15/27 ?
Bamford 15/30 ?
Hathersage 15/32 ?
Grindleford 15/35 15/37
Totley Tunnel East 15/41 15/42
Dore West Jn 15/43 ?
Dore Station Jn 15/45 15/44
Sheffield 15.54a ~ 15.58d [P2] 15.50 ~ 15.55 [P2]
Nunnery Main Line Jn 16/00 15/58
Brightside [U/D East Slow] 16w10 ~ 16w35 16w08 ~ ??w??
Wincobank Jn 16/38 ?
Meadowhall 16/38 16/56
Holmes Jn 16/41 16/59
Masborough Jn 16/42 ?
Aldwarke Jn 16/48 17/04
Swinton 16/51 17/06
Moorthorpe 17/06 [P2] 17/16
South Kirkby Jn 17/08 17/16
Hare Park Jn 17/17 17/26
Crofton West Jn 17/20 17/28
Calder Bridge Jn 17/23 17/32
Wakefield Kirkgate 17.26a ~ 17.53d 17/34?
Horbury Jn 18/05 17/38
Mirfield East Jn 18/14 18/11
Heaton Lodge Jn 18/19 18/16
Bradley Wood Jn 18/21 18/20
Brighouse 18w24 ~ 18w47 [P2] 18.21 ~ 18.50
Greetland Jn 18/52 18/55
Milner Royd Jn 18/55 18/58
Hebden Bridge 19/02 [P1] 19/07
Hall Royd Jn 19/09 19/14
Copy Pit 19/17 19/23
Gannow Jn 19/26 19/33
Accrington 19/35 [P2] 19/43
Daisyfield Jn 19/47 19/51
Blackburn 19L50a ~ 20L00d [P4] 19.54 ~ 20.07 [P4]
Lostock Hall Jn 20/14 20/19
Farington Curve Jn 20/20 20/22
Ribble Jn 20/22 ?
Preston 20L25a ~ 20L43d [P5] 20.27 ~ 20.53 [P5]
Ribble Jn 20/45 ?
Farington Curve Jn 20/47 20/57
Euxton Jn 20/51 21/00
Balshaw Lane Jn 20/56 21/02
Wigan North Western 21.05a ~ 21.07d [P4] 21.10 ~ 21.13
Wigan South Jn 21/09 ?
Springs Branch Jn 21/09 21/14
Golborne Jn  21/14 21/20
Lowton Jn 21/16 ?
Parkside Jn 21/17 21/23
Astley 21/25 21/30
Eccles 21/30 21/34
Ordsall Lane Jn 21/35 21/38
Deal Street Jn 21/38 21/41
Manchester Victoria 21.40a [P4] 21.42


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z74 : (45690 + 47760?) : Carnforth to Preston

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 03.42d
Carnforth H.S. 03.52 ~ 04.02
Carnforth 04.07 ~ 05.07
Carnforth North Jn 05/10
Morecambe South Jn 05/18
Lancaster 05/21
Garstang & Catterall 05/33
Oxheys Loop 05*45 ~ 05*54 [UPL]
Preston 06.02a [P4]

0Z74 : (76084) : Bury Bolton Street to Heaton Norris Jn

Location Booked
Bury Bolton Street ?d
Hopwood GF ? ~ 06.30
Castleton North Jn 06.40 ~ 06.45
Castleton 07.00 ~ 07.04
Vitriol Works 07/13
Thorpes Bridge Jn 07/21
Brewery Jn 07/23
Philips Park West Jn 07/35
Baguley Fold Jn 07/37
Ashton Moss North Jn 07/43
Denton 07/50
Reddish South 07/55
Ash Bridge Jn 07/57
Heaton Norris Jn 08.01a [UGL]

5Z75 : (76084) : Buxton to Buxton U.R.S.
5Z76 : (45690 with 76084 on rear) : Buxton U.R.S. to Buxton

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Buxton 11.22d [P2] 14.10a [P2]
Buxton SB 11/25 14/07
Buxton U.R.S. 11.27a 14.05d

5Z70 : (76084 with 17025 + 45690 on rear) : Buxton U.R.S. to Chinley East Jn
5Z70 : (45690 with 17025 + 76084 on rear) : Chinley East Jn to Chinley North Jn
5Z70 : (76084 with 17025 + 45690 on rear) : Chinley North Jn to Buxton U.R.S. 
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Buxton U.R.S. 11.57d
Buxton SB 11t59 ~ 12t00
Topley Pike GF 12/06
Great Rocks Jn 12t15 ~ 12t16
Peak Forest SB 12/25
Chinley South Jn 12/35
Chinley East Jn 12.37 ~ 12.39
Chinley North Jn 12.41 ~ 12.45
Chinley South Jn 12/47
Peak Forest SB 13.00 ~ 13.34
Great Rocks Jn 13t39 ~ 13t40
Topley Pike GF 13/47
Buxton SB 13t53 ~ 13t53
Buxton U.R.S. 13.55a

0Z78 : (76084) : Blackburn to Bury Bolton Street

Location Booked
Blackburn 20.25d
Darwen 20.38 ~ 20.44
Bolton 21.05 ~ 21.13
Salford Crescent 21/28
Salford Central 21/31
Deal Street Jn 21/32
Manchester Victoria 21/34
Miles Platting 21/39
Brewery Jn 21/40
Thorpes Bridge Jn 21/41
Vitriol Works 21/47
Castleton 21.55 ~ 21.59
Castleton North Jn 22.15 ~ 22.20
Hopwood GF 22.30 ~ ?
Bury Bolton Street ?a

5Z77 : (45690 with 17025) : Preston to Carnforth

Location Booked
Preston 20.48d [P5]
Garstang & Catterall 21/00
Lancaster 21/11
Morecambe South Jn 21/14
Carnforth North Jn 21/20
Carnforth 21.22 ~ 21.23
Carnforth H.S. 21.26 ~ 21.36
Carnforth Steamtown 21.46a


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