9th September 2017

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross' & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used (1) (17025)+5216+5171+9104+13440+99352+99351+1666+5236+5249+5237+5200

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

Loco Route
86259 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth U&DGL
45690 Carnforth U&DGL - (via WCML) - Carlisle
45690 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn
86259 Farington Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 17025 was only in the consist when 45690 was on the train.
(2) It is reported that the return leg was delayed by a points failure at Hellifield.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P16] 07.11   22.27a [P15] 22.35
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 07/14   22/23 [B] 22/32
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 07/15   22/23 [B] 22/31
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 07/18   22/20 [US] 22/27
Wembley Central 07/18 [P3] 07/20   22/16 [P6] 22/25
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 07/22   22/12 [US] 22/22
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 07/26   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P9] [US] 22.14 ~ 22.17
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 07/32   21/56 [US] 22/04
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 07/36   21/51 [P5] [US] 21/59
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 07/40   21/43 [US] 21/55
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 07/46   21/35 [P4] [US] 21/49
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 07.50 ~ 07.56   21.22a ~ 21.31d [P2] [US] 21.40 ~ 21.44
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/05   21/14 [UF-US] 21/27
Weedon 08/13 08/14   21/06 21/18
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 08/22   20/58 21/07
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P1] 08.24 ~ 08.28   20.51a ~ 20.55d [P5] 21.01 ~ 21.05
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/29   20/49 [US] 21/00
Newbold Jn 08/31 08/30   20/47 [US] 20/58
Brinklow 08/35 [DF] 08/33   ? ?
Attleborough Jn 08/42 [DF] 08/38   ? ?
Nuneaton 08/43 [P3] [DF] 08/39   20/36 [P5] 20/47 [P5]
Amington Jn 08/51 [DF] 08/48   20/28 20/37
Lichfield Trent Valley 08.57a ~ 09.00d [P1] 08.54 ~ 09.00   20.18a ~ 20.21d [P2] 20.27 ~ 20.30
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 09/01   20/16 20/25
Rugeley North Jn 09/07 [DF] 09/07   20/11 20/19
Colwich 09/10 [DF] 09/08   20/08 20/17
Stafford 09/14 [DF] 09/14 [DF]   20/03 [UF] 20/10
Norton Bridge 09/18 [DF] 09/17   19/59 [UF] 20/05
Madeley 09/25 [DF] 09/24   19/52 [UF] 19/58
Basford Hall Jn 09/30 09/28   19/47 [US-UF] 19/52
Crewe 09.35a ~ 09.38d [P6] 09.32 ~ 09.38 [P6]   19.28a ~ 19.37d [P11] [US] 19.45 ~ 19.48
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 09/40   19/25 ?
Winsford 09/46 09/46   19/19 19/37
Hartford Jn 09/49 09/50   19/15 19/33
Acton Bridge 09/50 09/52   19/13 19/32
Weaver Jn 09/52 09/53   19/11 19/30
Acton Grange Jn 09/56 09/57   19/07 19/26
Warrington Bank Quay 09/59 [P3] 09/58   19/05 [P2] 19/25
Dallam Jn 10/00 09/59   19/04 ?
Winwick Jn 10/02 10/01   19/02 19/22
Golborne Jn 10/04 10/02   19/00 19/20
Springs Branch Jn 10/07 10/06   18/57 19/17
Wigan South Jn 10/07 ?   18/56 ?
Wigan North Western 10/08 [P5] 10/07   18/55 [P4] 19/15
Balshaw Lane 10/16 10/13   18/46 19/08
Euxton Jn 10/18 10/15   18/44 [UF] 19/06
Farington Jn 10/20 10/17   18L15a ~ 18L38d 18.40 ~ 19.01

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.26d [P3] 10.20 ~ 10.23
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 10/31
Lancaster 10/42 [DF] 10/41
Morecambe South Jn 10/43 10/43
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L51a ~ 11L28d 10L51 ~ ??L??
Carnforth North Jn 11/31 11/25
Oxenholme Lake District 11/47 [P2] 11/44
Tebay 12/03 12/05
Shap Summit 12/09 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/23 [P3] 12/31
Carlisle 12.42a [P3] ~ 14.40d [P3] 12.47 [P3] ~ 14.40 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/43 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/44 14/45
How & Co Sidings 14/53 14/57
Low House Crossing SB 14/58 15/04
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/07 ?
Culgaith SB 15/16 15/21
Kirkby Thore SB 15/21 15/25
Appleby 15w28a ~ 15w41d 15.30 ~ 15.41
Ormside 15/48 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/55 ?
Kirkby Stephen 15/59 [P1] 16/02
Mallerstang 16/04 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/10 ?
Garsdale 16/14 [P2] ?
Blea Moor 16/24 16/29
Ribblehead 16/27 16/31
Helwith Bridge 16/34 ?
Settle Jn 16/40 16/44
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 16w47 ~ 17w04 [UGL] 17.15 ~ 17.29
Hellifield 17/05 17/30
Horrocksford Jn 17/29 ?
Clitheroe 17/32 [P1] 17/52
Langho 17/42 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/50 18/26
Blackburn 17.52a ~ 17.57d [P4] 18/27?
Lostock Hall Jn 18/11 18/39

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

0Z87 : (86259) : Carnforth to Farington Jn

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 11.01d
Carnforth North Jn 11/04
Carnforth 11/06
Carnforth H.S. 11.09 ~ 11.42
Carnforth 11.45 ~ 11.56
Carnforth North Jn 11/58
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 : (45690 with 17025) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.52d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.335 12.53 ~ 12.56
Carlisle 12/57 [B]
Upperby Jn 12/59
Upperby 13w01 ~ 14w01 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/03
London Road Jn 14/07
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.08 ~ 14.11
London Road Jn 14/12
Carlisle 14.15a [P3]

5Z89 : (45690 with 17025) : Farington Jn to Carnforth

Location Booked
Farington Jn 18.55d
Lostock Hall Jn 19.01 ~ 19.05
Farington Curve Jn 19/21
Preston 19/26
Barton & Broughton 19*37 ~ 19*49 [DPL]
Garstang & Catteral 19/57
Lancaster 20/14
Morecambe South Jn 20/18
Carnforth North Jn 20/25
Carnforth 20/27
Carnforth H.S. 20.30 ~ 20.35
Carnforth Steamtown 20.45a


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