22nd April 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge', 87002 'Royal Sovereign' & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used (2) (80217)+99723+4973+4984+1861+99125+99371+3136+3058+1961+99122+99121

Route :
1Z86 : London Euston to Carlisle
1Z87 : Carlisle to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
87002 (1) London Euston - Wembley Yard
47746 Wembley Yard - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth U&DGL
46115 Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
46115 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn
47746 Farington Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton (5)) - Watford Junction (5)

Notes :
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 80217 was only in the consist when 46115 was on the train.
(3) It is reported that due to the failure of booked loco 86259, the tour was worked by 87002 from Euston to Wembley Yard, for 47746 forward.
(4) It had been hoped to use the Upperby Curve to bypass Carlisle in order to reduce the delay, but this was refused by the local Signalling Manager.

(5)
Confirmation is required that the train did not take the booked route via Weedon and terminated at Watford Junction.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P16] 07.57   22.48a [P1] CAN
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 08/00   22/44 [B] CAN
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 08/01   22/43 [B] CAN
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 08/08   22/40 [US] CAN
Wembley Yard DIV? ??L?? ~ ??L??   - -
Wembley Central 07/18 [P3] [DF] 08/56   22/36 [US] CAN
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 09/01   22/34 [US] CAN
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 09/06   22.26a ~ 22.28d [P9] [US] 23.37a
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 09/13   22/19 [US] 23/30
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 09/21   22/14 [P5] [US] 23/25
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 09/25   22/06 [US] 23/21
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 09/32   22/00 [P4] [US] 23/14
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 09.36 ~ 09.38   21.40a ~ 21.56d [P2] [US] 23.04 ~ 23.09
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 09/50   21/34 [UF-US] 22/53
Weedon 08/13 10/01   21/26 DIV?
Northampton - -   DIV? ?
Long Buckby - -   DIV? ?
Daventry North Jn - -   DIV? ?
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 10/09   21/18 22/26
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P1] 10.12 ~ 10.15   21.12a ~ 21.15d [P6] 22.20 ~ 22.23
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 10/16   21/10 [US] 22/19
Newbold Jn 08/31 10/17   21/08 [US] 22/17
Brinklow 08/35 [DF] 10/22   ? ?
Attleborough South Jn 08/42 [DF] 10/28   ? ?
Nuneaton 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P3] [DF] 10.31 ~ 10.35   20.54a ~ 20.57d [P4] [UF] 22.01 ~ 22.04
Amington Jn 08/56 [DF] 10/46   20/43 [UF] 21/51
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 10/52   20/38 [UF] 21/46
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 10/58   20/33 [UF] 21/40
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 11/00   20/31 [UF] 21/39
Stafford 09/14 [DF] 11/05 [DF]   20/26 [UF] 21/34
Norton Bridge 09/18 [DF] 11/09   20/21 [UF] 21/30
Madeley 09/25 [DF] 11/17   20/14 [UF] 21/21
Basford Hall Jn 09/30 11/21   20/09 [UF] 21/13
Crewe 09.35a ~ 09.38d [P6] 11.25 ~ 11.28 [P11]   19.55a ~ 20.02d [P11] [US] 21.06 ~ 21.08
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 11/30   19/52 ?
Winsford 09/46 11/36   19/45 20/55
Hartford Jn 09/49 11/40   19/42 20/51
Acton Bridge 09/50 11/41   19/40 20/50
Weaver Jn 09/52 11/42   19/38 20/47
Acton Grange Jn 09/55 11/46   19/34 20/42
Warrington Bank Quay 09/57 [P3] 11/48   19/32 [P2] 20/39
Dallam Jn 09/58 ?   19/31 ?
Winwick Jn 10/00 11/50   19/29 20/35
Golborne Jn 10/05 11/52   19/23 20/34
Springs Branch Jn 10/08 11/56   19/20 20/31
Wigan South Jn 10/08 ?   19/19 ?
Wigan North Western 10/09 [P5] 11/57   19/18 [P4] 20/30 [P4]
Balshaw Lane 10/16 12/03   19/09 20/22
Euxton Jn 10/18 12/05   19/07 [US] 20/20
Farington Jn 10/20 12/07   18L40a ~ 19L01d 19.52 ~ 20.14

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.26d [P3] 12.10 ~ 12.13
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 12/22
Lancaster 10/42 [DF] 12/32
Morecambe South Jn 10/43 12/33
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L51a ~ 11L21d 12L40 ~ 13L04
Carnforth North Jn 11/24 13/05
Oxenholme Lake District 11/40 [P2] 13/22
Grayrigg 11/49 ? ~? [DGL]
Tebay 11/56 13/46
Shap Summit 12/02 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/18 [P3] 14/06
Carlisle 12.40a [P1] ~ 14.52d [P1] 14.37 ~ 16.23
London Road Jn 14/55 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/56 16/27
How & Co Sidings 15/05 16/36
Low House Crossing SB 15/10 16/55
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/19 ?
Culgaith SB 15/28 17/12
Kirkby Thore SB 15/33 17/15
Appleby 15w40a ~ 15w55d 17.21 ~ 17.32
Ormside 16/02 ?
Crosby Garrett 16/09 ?
Kirkby Stephen 16/13 17/48
Mallerstang 16/18 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/24 ?
Garsdale 16/28 18/03
Blea Moor 16/38 18/13
Ribblehead 16/41 18/16
Helwith Bridge 16/48 ?
Settle Jn 16/54 18/28
Hellifield [Up Goods Loop] 17w01 ~ 17w18 18.35 ~ 18.51
Hellifield 17/19 18/52
Horrocksford Jn 17/58 ?
Clitheroe 17/59 [P1] 19/12
Langho 18/09 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 18/17 19/29
Blackburn 18.19a ~ 18.21d [P4] 19.30 ~ 19.34
Lostock Hall Jn 18/35 19/47

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

0Z87 : (47746) : Carnforth to Farington Jn

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 11.01d
Carnforth 11/06
Carnforth H.S. 11.09 ~ 11.42
Carnforth 11.45 ~ 11.56
Morecambe South Jn 12/02
Lancaster 12/04
Garstang & Catteral 12/14
Preston 12.28 ~ 17.31
Farington Curve Jn 17/36
Farington Jn 17.39a

5Z87 : (46115 with 80217) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.47d [P1]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 12.49 ~ 12.52
Carlisle 12.54 ~ 13.04 [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 13.05 ~ 13.08
Carlisle 13/09
Upperby Jn 13/12
Upperby 13.14 ~ 13.58 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/00
London Road Jn 14/04
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.05 ~ 14.09
London Road Jn 14/10
Carlisle 14.13a [A]

5Z89 : (46115 with 80217) : Farington Jn to Carnforth

Location Booked
Farington Jn 19.23d
Lostock Hall Jn 19.29 ~ 19.33
Farington Curve Jn 19/40
Preston 19.45 ~ 20.26
Garstang & Catteral 20/38
Lancaster 20/51
Morecambe South Jn 20/54
Carnforth 21/03
Carnforth H.S. 21.06 ~ 21.16
Carnforth Steamtown 21.26a


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