11th March 2017

West Coast Railways
The Cumbrian Mountain Steam Express II

Locos Used 47237, 47746 'Chris Fudge' & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used (3) (17025)+3058+99122+1961+3136+99371+99125+1861+4973+99723

Route :
1Z78 : Scarborough to Carlisle
1Z80 : Carlisle to Scarborough

Loco(s) Route
47746 (1) Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Castleford - Whitwood Jn - Methley Jn - Woodlesford - Engine Shed Jn - Leeds
47237 (2) Leeds - Engine Shed Jn - Woodlesford - Methley Jn - Altofts Jn - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - 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 - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston
45690 (2) Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
47746 (1) Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds
47237 (2) Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - Scarborough

Notes :
(1) 47237 on rear.
(2) 47746 on rear.
(3) 17025 was only in the consist when 45690 was on the train.

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Scarborough 06.42d [P1] 06.42   22.18a [P1] 22.14
Seamer 06.47a ~ 06.50d 06.48 ~ 06.50   22.09a ~ 22.12d 22.06 ~ 22.08
Malton 07.09a ~ 07.12d 07.09 ~ 07.12   21.48a ~ 21.51d 21.45 ~ 21.48
Scarborough Bridge Jn 07/39 ?   21/23 21/21
York 07.40a ~ 07.43d [P3] 07.39 ~ 07.44 [P3]   21.18a ~ 21.22d [P5] 21.15 ~ 21.20
Colton Jn 07/50 07/51   21/11 21/10
Church Fenton 07.56a ~ 07.59d [P1] 07.57 ~ ?   21.02a ~ 21.05d [P2] 21.01 ~ 21.03
Milford Jn 08/04 08/04   20/56 20/56
Castleford 08/11 08/11   20/50 [P1] 20/49
Whitwood Jn 08/14 08/13   20/48 20/47
Methley Jn 08/19 08/16   20/45 20/44
Woodlesford 08/22 ?   20/42 20/41
Stourton Jn 08/25 08/22   20/39 20/39
Engine Shed Jn 08/28 08/25   20/35 20/36
Leeds 08.31a ~ 08.42d [P12] 08.30 ~ 08.42   20.15a ~ 20.33d [P12] 20.15 ~ 20.33
Engine Shed Jn 08/45 08/44   20/12 19/58
Stourton Jn 08/49 08/48   19/55 19/55
Woodlesford 08/52 08/49   19/52 ?
Methley Jn 08/55 08/55   19/49 19/51
Altofts Jn 09/01 09/01   19/47 19/49
Normanton 09/02 ?   19/46 ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 09.09a ~ 09.12d [P2] 09.09 ~ 09.12   19.38a ~ 19.42d [P1] 19.42 ~ 19.44
Horbury Jn 09/16 09/16   19/33 19/37
Mirfield East Jn 09/25 09/24   19/25 19/29
Heaton Lodge Jn 09*31 ~ 09*36 ? ~ 09.33   19/22 ?
Bradley Wood Jn 09/39 09/38   19/20 19/20
Brighouse 09.42a ~ 09.44d [P2] 09.40 ~ 09.45   19.15a ~ 19.18d [P1] 19.15 ~ 19.20
Greetland Jn 09/49 09/48   19/08 19/11
Milner Royd Jn 09/52 09/51   19/06 19/09
Hebden Bridge 09/59 [P1] 09/57   18/56 [P2] 18/57
Hall Royd Jn 10/04 10/02   18/49 18/49
Copy Pit 10/13 10/10   18/33 18/26
Gannow Jn 10/21 10/19   18/23 18/18
Accrington 10/29 [P2] 10/30   18/15 [P1] 18/09
Daisyfield Jn 10/36 10/37   18/09 18/02
Blackburn 10/37 [P4] 10/39   18.01 ~ 18.07 [P2]  18/01?
Lostock Hall Jn 10/47 10/48   17/48 17/47
Farington Curve Jn 10/59 10/58   17/45 17/44
Ribble Jn 11/01 ?   17/42 ?
Preston 11L03a ~ 11L28d [P6] 11L03 ~ 11L28 [P6]   17.32a ~ 17.41d [P6] 17.31 ~ 17.41
Garstang & Catterall 11/39 11/41   17/21 17/22
Lancaster 11/50 [DF] 11/52 [DF]   17/11 [UF] 17/13
Morecambe South Jn 11/52 11/53   17/09 17/11
Carnforth U&DGL 11w57 ~ 12w22 12.01 ~ ?   - -
Carnforth North Jn 12/24 12/34   17/06 17/08
Oxenholme Lake District 12/40 [P2] 12/50   16/56 [P1] 16/59
Grayrigg 12/49 ?   16/50 ?
Tebay 12/56 13/05   16/45 16/46
Shap Summit 13/02 ?   16/39 ?
Penrith North Lakes 13/18 [P2] 13/26   16/26 [P1] 16/27
Plumpton Loop - -   16*11 ~ 16*18 [UGL] 16.13 ~ 16.18
Carlisle 13.40a [P3] 13.44   15.54d [P3] 15.53


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

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

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 06.54d
Carnforth H.S. 07.04 ~ 07.09
Carnforth 07/14
Carnforth North Jn 07/16
Morecambe South Jn 07/25
Lancaster 07*29 ~ 07*43 [P5]
Oubeck Loop 07*51 ~ 08*03 [GL]
Garstang & Catterall 08/17
Preston 08.33a [P7]

5Z79 : (45690 with 17025) : Carlisle to Carnforth

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.53d [P3]
London Road Jn 13/57
Petteril Bridge Jn 13.59 ~ 14.02
London Road Jn 14/05
Upperby Jn 14/09
Upperby 14.11 ~ 14.52 [UTGL]
Plumpton Loop 15*15 ~ 15*22 [UGL]
Penrith North Lakes 15/31
Shap Summit 15/46
Tebay 15/53
Grayrigg 15/59
Oxenholme Lake District 16/06
Carnforth North Jn 16/22
Carnforth [U&DGL] 16.24 ~ 16.29
Carnforth North Jn 16/31
Carnforth 16/33
Carnforth H.S. 16.36 ~ 16.41
Carnforth Steamtown 16.51a


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