1st July 2017

S.R.P.S. Railtours
The Blackpool Excursion / Farington Reverser

Locos Used 37025 'Inverness TMD' & 37219 'Jonty Jarvis'
Stock Used 5028+4856+1859+4831+3150+13229+35185+1730+3115+3096+13230

Route : 
1Z37 : Edinburgh Waverley to Blackpool North
1Z38 : Blackpool North - Wigan North Western - Blackpool North
1Z39 : Blackpool North to Polmont

Tour Name Loco(s) Route
Blackpool Excursion 37025 + 37219 Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Winchburgh Jn - Polmont - Falkirk Grahamston - Carmuirs East Jn - Carmuirs West Jn - Greenhill Lower Jn - Cumbernauld - Garnqueen North Jn - Gartsherrie South Jn - Coatbridge Central - Whifflet South Jn - Mossend South Jn - Motherwell - (via WCML) - Preston
Blackpool Excursion 37025 (1) Preston - Kirkham & Wesham - Poulton-le-Fylde - Blackpool North
Farington Reverser 37219 (2) Blackpool North - Poulton-le-Fylde - Kirkham & Wesham - Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Bamber Bridge
Farington Reverser 37025 (1) Bamber Bridge - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Jn - Euxton Jn - Wigan North Western
Farington Reverser 37219 (2) Wigan North Western - Euxton Jn - Farington Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston - Kirkham & Wesham - Poulton-le-Fylde - Blackpool North
Blackpool Excursion 37025 (1) Blackpool North - Poulton-le-Fylde - Kirkham & Wesham - Preston
Blackpool Excursion 37025 + 37219 Preston - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Auchengray - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley - Craigentinny Jn - Portobello Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Slateford Jn - Midcalder Jn - Auchengray - Carstairs - Law Jn - Motherwell - Mossend South Jn - Whifflet South Jn - Coatbridge Central - Gartsherrie South Jn - Garnqueen North Jn - Cumbernauld - Greenhill Lower Jn - Carmuirs West Jn - Carmuirs East Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Polmont

Notes : 
(1) 37219 on rear.
(2) 37025 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Blackpool Excursion

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 07.18d [P9] 07.17
Princes St Gardens 07/19 [W] 07/19
Haymarket 07/22 [P4] 07/22
Haymarket West Jn 07/24 07/23
Newbridge Jn 07/32 07/32
Winchburgh Jn 07/36 07/35
Linlithgow 07/40 [P2] 07/41
Polmont 07.45a ~ 07.47d 07.46 ~ 07.48
Grangemouth Jn 07/51 07/52
Falkirk Grahamston 07.54a ~ 07.56d [P2] 07.52 ~ 07.54
Carmuirs East Jn 07/59 07/58
Carmuirs West Jn 08/00 08/00
Greenhill Lower Jn 08/02 08/03
Cumbernauld 08.07a ~ 08.09d [P1] 08.10 ~ 08.12
Garnqueen North Jn 08/14 ?
Gartsherrie South Jn 08/16 08/18
Coatbridge Central 08/18 [P2] 08/20
Whifflet South Jn 08/20 08/21
Mossend North Jn 08/22 08/23
Mossend South Jn 08/23 08/23
Motherwell 08.28a ~ 08.30d [P1] 08.27 ~ 08.28 [P1]
Shieldmuir 08/34 ?
Law Jn 08/39 08/38
Lanark Jn 08/50 08/47
Carstairs 08/52 [P2] 08/50
Carstairs South Jn 08/53 08/50
Abington 09*06 ~ 09*15 [UPL] 09.03 ~ 09.15
Beattock Summit 09/26 09/25
Beattock 09/33 09/32
Lockerbie 09*44 ~ 09*51 [UPL] 09.44 ~ 09.50
Gretna Jn 10/10 10/05
Carlisle 10.19a ~ 10.21d [P4] 10.14 ~ 10.20 [P4]
Plumpton Loop 10*38 ~ 10*44 [UGL] 10.39 ~ 10.44
Penrith North Lakes 10/51 [P1] 10/53
Shap Summit 11/03 ?
Tebay 11/09 11/11
Grayrigg 11/13 ?
Oxenholme Lake District 11/18 [P1] 11/21
Carnforth North Jn 11/28 11/31
Morecambe South Jn 11/31 11/34
Lancaster 11/33 [UF] 11/37 [UF]
Garstang & Catteral 11/42 11/44
Preston 11.53a ~ 12.14d [P4] 11.52 ~ 12.21 [P4]
Fylde Jn 12/15 ?
Kirkham North Jn 12/25 12/34
Kirkham & Wesham Sig.KM51 12/29 ?
Poulton-le-Fylde 12/32 [P1] 12/42
Carleton LC 12/34 ?
Blackpool North 12.40a [P1] ~ 16.43d [P1] 12.50 [P3] ~ 17.01 [P3]
Carleton LC 16/47 ?
Poulton-le-Fylde 16/49 [P2] 17/11
Poulton-le-Fylde Sig.PT67 16/54 ?
Kirkham North Jn 16/57 17/22
Fylde Jn 17/08 ?
Preston 17.09a ~ 17.29d [P6] 17.32 ~ 18.08 [P6]
Garstang & Catteral 17/39 18/19
Lancaster 17/48 [DF] 18/32 [DF]
Morecambe South Jn 17/49 18/34
Carnforth North Jn 17/52 18/38
Oxenholme Lake District 18/03 [P2] 18/48
Grayrigg 18*10 ~ 18*37 [DGL] ?
Tebay 18/45 19/00
Shap Summit 18/50 ?
Penrith North Lakes 19/02 [P2] 19/18
Carlisle 19.21a ~ 19.23d [P4] 19.33 ~ 19.37 [P1]
Gretna Jn 19/33 19/47
Lockerbie 19/49 [P1] 19/59
Beattock 20/00 20/09
Beattock Summit 20*14 ~ 20*21 [DPL] 20/21 [DF]
Abington 20/30 20/30
Carstairs South Jn 20/42 20/43
Carstairs East Jn 20/47 20/45
Auchengray 20/53 ?
Midcalder Jn 21/04 21/00
Slateford Jn 21/11 ?
Haymarket 21/13 [P3] 21/10
Princes St Gardens 21/15 [W] ?
Edinburgh Waverley 21.17a ~ 21.21d [P11] 21.16 ~ 21.22 [P11]
Abbeyhill Jn 21/22 ?
Craigentinny Jn 21/23 ?
Portobello Jn 21/26 21/28
Niddrie West Jn 21/30 21/32
Craiglockhart Jn 21/42 21/43
Slateford Jn 21/47 21/44
Midcalder Jn 21/59 21/56
Auchengray 22/11 ?
Carstairs East Jn 22/14 22/14
Carstairs 22/17 [P1] 22/17
Lanark Jn 22/21 22/22
Law Jn Loop 22*31 ~ 22*47 [DPL] ?
Law Jn 22/48 22/34
Shieldmuir 22/51 ?
Motherwell 22.55a ~ 22.58d [P2] 22.52 ~ 22.57 [P2]
Mossend South Jn 23/02 23/00
Mossend North Jn 23/03 23/01
Whifflet South Jn 23/07 23/04
Coatbridge Central 23/08 [P1] 23/06
Gartsherrie South Jn 23/10 23/07
Garnqueen North Jn 23/11 23/10
Cumbernauld 23.18a ~ 23.20d [P2] 23.21 ~ ?
Greenhill Lower Jn 23/28 23/32
Carmuirs West Jn 23/30 23/35
Carmuirs East Jn 23/32 23/37
Falkirk Grahamston 23.35a ~ 23.37d [P1] ?
Grangemouth Jn 23/40 23/40
Polmont 23.45a 23.45

Farington Reverser

Location Booked Actual
Blackpool North 14.16d [P1] 14.18
Carleton LC 14/20 ?
Poulton-le-Fylde 14/22 [P2] 14/24
Poulton-le-Fylde Sig.PT67 14/27 ?
Kirkham North Jn 14/30 14/36
Fylde Jn 14/41 ?
Preston 14/42 [UGL] 14/52 [P2]
Skew Bridge 14/47 ?
Farington Curve Jn 14/49 14/57
Lostock Hall Jn 14/52 ?
Bamber Bridge 14.54a ~ 15.02d [P1] ? ~ ?
Lostock Hall Jn 15/05 ?
Farington Jn 15/14 [US] 15/11 [US]
Euxton Jn 15/19 15/16
Balshaw Lane 15/26 15/21
Wigan North Western 15.33a ~ 15.50d [P1] 15.36 ~ 15.57 [P1]
Balshaw Lane 16/00 16/10
Euxton Jn 16/02 16/13
Farington Jn 16/05 16/15
Farington Curve Jn 16/06 16/16
Preston 16/08 [P3] 16/20 [P3]
Fylde Jn 16/09 ?
Kirkham & Wesham 16/17 [P2] ?
Kirkham North Jn 16/18 16/33
Kirkham & Wesham Sig.KM51 16/21 ?
Poulton-le-Fylde 16/24 [P1] 16/41
Carleton LC 16/27 ?
Blackpool North 16.31a [P1] 16.50 [P3]


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