8th April 2017

Belmond (British Pullman)
The Grand National

Locos Used 67005 'Queen's Messenger' & 67006 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used Load 12 British Pullman Set

Route :
1Z39? : London Victoria to Runcorn
1Z?? : Liverpool Lime Street to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
67006 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Wembley Yard South Jn - Wembley Central - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Runcorn
67005 (2) Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn - (reverse of outward route) - Wembley Central - Willesden West London Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 67005 on rear.
(2)
67006 on rear.
(3) Passengers conveyed by road coaches from Runcorn to Aintree Race Course.
(4) The Grand National race was won by 'One for Arthur' 14/1.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.14d [P2] 08.14   00.04a [P2] 00.01
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/17 ?   00/01 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/20 [RVL] ?   23/58 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 08/23 ?   23/55 ?
Latchmere Jn  08/26 08/26   23/52 23/51
Kensington Olympia 08/32 [DM] 08/31   23/46 [P3] 23/46
North Pole Jn 08/37 08/34   23/43 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/38 08/36   23/42 23/43
Willesden West London Jn 08/39 08/38   23/41 23/41
Willesden No.7 Jn 08/42 [DR] ?   - -
Wembley Yard South Jn 08/45 [DR] ?   - -
Sudbury Jn 08/46 [DR] 08/45   - -
Wembley Sig.829/831 08c50 ~ 08c51 ?   - -
Wembley Central 08/55 [P5] [DS] 08/50   23c33 ~ 23c35 [P4] 23.31 ~ 23.33
Harrow & Wealdstone 09/00 [P5] [DS] 08/55   23/27 [P4] [UF] 23/28
Watford Junction 09/05 [P8] [DS] 09/00   23.17a ~ 23.20d [P7] [UF] 23.23 ~ ?
Bourne End Jn 09/13 [DS] 09/11   23/09 [UF] 23/08
Tring 09/21 [P3] [DS] 09/18   23/02 [P2] [UF] 23/04
Ledburn Jn 09/27 [DS] 09/25   22/54 [UF] 22/58
Bletchley 09/34 [P3] [DS] 09/34   22/47 [P2] [UF] 22/52
Milton Keynes Central 09/41 [P3] [DS] 09/38   22/42 [P4] [UF] 22/48
Hanslope Jn 09/47 [DS] 09/43   22/35 [UF] 22/38
Northampton 10/02 [P2] 09/54   22*16 ~ 22*24 [P1] 22.13 ~ 22.26
Long Buckby 10/13 10/12   22/03 21/51
Daventry North Jn 10/18 10/17   21/57 21/46
Hillmorton Jn 10/21 10/19   21/53 21/43
Rugby 10/23 [P2] [DS] 10/21   21/51 [P6]  21/42
Trent Valley Jn 10/25 [DS] 10/22   21/48 [US] 21/41
Brinklow 10/32 [DF] 10/29   21/43 21/36
Attleborough South Jn 10/38 [DF] 10/36   21/34 21/28
Nuneaton 10/39 [P3] [DF] 10/38   21/33 [P5] [US] 21/27
Amington Jn 10/48 [DF] 10/47   21/22 [US] 21/16
Lichfield North Jn 10/55 [DF] 10/53   21/15 [US] 21/10
Rugeley North Jn 11/01 [DF] 10/59   21/08 [US] 21/03
Colwich 11/08 11/02   21/04 [US] 21/00
Stafford 11/15 [DF] 11/09 [DF]   20/58 [UF] 20/55
Norton Bridge 11/19 [DF] 11/15   20/51 [UF] 20/50
Madeley 11/28 [DF] 11/24   20/41 [UF] 20/41
Basford Hall Jn 11/34 [DF] 11/29   20/35 [UF] ?
Crewe 11c38 ~ 11c41 [P11] 11.38 ~ 11.43   20c29 ~ 20c31 [P5] 20/33?
Crewe Coal Yard 11/43 [DS] 11/47   20/27 ?
Winsford 11/52 [DF] 11/54   20/18 20/23
Hartford Jn 11/56 11/58   20*10 ~ 20*13 [UF] 19.57 ~ 20.17
Acton Bridge 11/58 12/00   20/05 [US] 19/53
Weaver Jn 12/00 12/01   20/03 [UF] 19/49
Runcorn 12.07a [P2] 12.08   19/56 [P1] 19/42
Ditton East Jn - -   19/53 19/40
Speke Jn - -   19/42 19/37
Liverpool South Parkway - -   19/39 [P3] 19/35
Wavertree Jn - -   19/33 [US] 19/31
Edge Hill - -   19/30 [P3] 19/29
Liverpool Lime Street - -   19.25d [P9] 19.25


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z?? : (67006 with 67005 on rear) : Runcorn to Ditton Reception Sidings
5Z?? : (67005 with 67006 on rear) : Ditton Reception Sidings to Crewe CS
5Z?? : (67006 with 67005 on rear) : Crewe CS to Liverpool Lime Street

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Liverpool Lime St - 19.04a [P9]
Edge Hill - 18/59
Wavertree Jn - 18/57
Liverpool South Parkway - 18/53
Runcorn 12.16d [P2] -
Ditton East Jn 12/21 -
Ditton Reception Sdgs 12.23a ~ 12.42d -
Ditton East Jn 12/44 18/47
Runcorn 12/48 18/44
Weaver Jn 12/54 18/38
Acton Bridge 12/56 18/35
Hartford Jn 12/58 18/34
Winsford 13/02 18/29
Crewe Coal Yard 13/11 18/23
Crewe 13.14 ~ 13.16 18.20 ~ 18.21
Crewe CS 13.21a 18.15d


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