9th June 2017

Class Forty Preservation Society
(Positioning Tour)

Locos Used 37516 'Loch Laidon' & 345
Stock Used 4905+99722+5035+4994+99318+99304+99122+99127+4984+4854

Route : 1Z34 throughout

Loco(s) Route
345 (1) Carnforth - Lancaster - Preston - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Walton Old Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Runcorn East - Frodsham - Helsby - Mickle Trafford - Chester - Saltney Jn - Wrexham General - Ruabon - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Cosford - Stafford Road Jn - [via Oxley Chord] - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Madeley - Basford Hall Jn - Salop Goods Jn - Winsford - Hartford - Weaver Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Castleton
37516 (2) Castleton - Hopwood GF - Heywood - Bury Bolton Street

Notes : 
(1) 37516 on rear.
(2) 345 on rear.
(3) This was a positioning tour for the 'East Lancs Enterprise' tour on 10/06/17.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Carnforth 12.35d [P1] 12.36 [P2]
Carnforth North Jn 12/36 12/37
Morecambe South Jn 12/41 12/42
Lancaster 12/43 [UM] 12/45 [UM]
Garstang & Catteral 12/53 12/57
Preston 13.04a ~ 13.08d [P6] [UF] 13.07 ~ 13.10 [P6] [UF]
Euxton Jn 13/16 13/18
Balshaw Lane Jn 13/18 13/20
Wigan North Western 13/24 [P4] 13/27 [P4]
Wigan South Jn 13/24 ?
Springs Branch Jn 13/25 13/28
Golborne Jn 13/29 13/32
Winwick Jn 13/31 13/34
Dallam Jn 13/33 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 13/34 [P2] 13/39 [P2]
Walton Old Jn DIV ?
Acton Grange Jn 13/37 13/43
Runcorn East 13/40 [P1] 13/54 [P1]
Frodsham Jn 13/43 13/58
Frodsham 13/45 ?
Helsby 13/50 [P1] 14/04 [P1]
Mickle Trafford 13/58 ?
Chester 14.04a ~ 14.31 [UDM] 14.17 ~ 14.33 [UDM]
Chester South Jn 14/33 ? [DF]
Saltney Jn 14/35 14/38
Wrexham General 14/53 [P1] ? ~ 14.52 [P1]
Ruabon 14/59 ?
Gobowen 15/08 15/13
Shrewsbury 15.43a ~ 15.49d [P7] 15.39 ~ 15.40 [UM]
Abbey Foregate Jn 15/50 ?
Wellington 16/06 [UM] 15/54 [UM]
Telford Central 16/14 [P1] 16/02
Madeley Jn 16/16 16/06
Cosford 16/24 16/16
Stafford Road Jn 16/39 16/28
Bushbury Jn 16/44 ? ~ 16.49
Trent Valley Jn 16/55 [DS] 17/03 [DS]
Stafford 16.56a ~ 16.58d [P6] [DS] 17.06 ~ 17.16 [P6] [DS]
Searchlight Lane Jn 17/02 [DS] 17/24 [DS]
Madeley 17/14 [DS] 17/34
Basford Hall Jn 17/19 [IL] ? ~ 17.45 [Dn Fast Ind]
Crewe Basford Hall S.S.N. 17/24 17/46
Salop Goods Jn 17.34 ~ 17.36 17/54 [Dn Liv Ind]
Crewe Coal Yard 17/43 [DS] 18/00 [DS]
Winsford 17/53 [DF] 18/09
Hartford Jn 17/57 18/16
Acton Bridge 17/59 18/18
Weaver Jn 18/00 18/19
Acton Grange Jn 18/04 18/24
Warrington Bank Quay 18.10a ~ 18.14d [P4] [DS] 18.28 ~ 18.31 [P4] [DS]
Dallam Jn 18/16 ?
Winwick Jn 18/21 18/36
Earlestown 18/29 [P4] 18/40 [P4]
Newton-le-Willows 18/31 18/42
Parkside Jn 18/32 18/44
Astley 18/38 18/49
Eccles 18/44 18/53
Ordsall Lane Jn 18/49 ?
Deal Street Jn 18/51 [SL] 19/01
Manchester Victoria 18.54a ~ 19.00d [P3] 19.02 ~ 19.05 [P3] [DS]
Miles Platting 19/05 19/10
Brewery Jn 19/08 19/11
Thorpes Bridge Jn 19*12 ~ 19*34 [DPL] ? ~ ? [DPL]
Vitriol Works 19/40 19/43
Castleton East Jn 19/46 ?
Castleton 19.50 ~ 19.55 19.50 ~ ? [P2]
Castleton East Jn 19.57 ~ 19.59 19/59?
Castleton North Jn 20.10 ~ 20.15 ?
Hopwood GF 20.25 ~ 20.30 ?
Heywood ? ?
Bury Bolton Street 21.00a ? [P4]


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