14th October 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross' & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used (1) (17025)+99304+4984+4973+99311+99348+99128+99122+3136+1961+99125+99127

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

Loco Route
86259 London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton? & Trent Valley) (3) - 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 slippery rail head conditions near Wilpshire.
(3) Confirmation required - was the outward leg diverted via Northampton?

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P16] 07.18 [P16]   22.27a [P15] 22.41
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 07/21   22/23 [B] 22/38
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 07/22   22/23 [B] 22/37
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 07/24   22/20 [US] 22/34
Wembley Central 07/18 [P3] 07/26   22/16 [P6] 22/32
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 07/29   22/12 [US] 22/29
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 07/33   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P9] [US] 22.23 ~ 22.24
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 07/38   21/56 [US] 22/16
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 07/42   21/51 [P5] [US] 22/10
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 07/46   21/43 [US] 22/04
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 07/52   21/35 [P4] [US] 21/47
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 07.56 ~ 07.59   21.22a ~ 21.31d [P2] [US] 21.39 ~ 21.41
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/06   21/14 [UF-US] 21/33
Weedon 08/13 DIV?   21/06 21/24
Northampton DIV? ?   - -
Long Buckby DIV? ?   - -
Daventry North Jn DIV? ?   - -
Hillmorton Jn 08/22 08/32   20/58 21/16
Rugby 08.24a ~ 08.28d [P1] 08.34 ~ 08.36   20.51a ~ 20.55d [P5] 21.11 ~ 21.14
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/37   20/49 [US] 21/10
Newbold Jn 08/31 08/39   20/47 [US] 21/09
Brinklow 08/35 [DF] 08/41   20/44 21/06
Attleborough Jn 08/42 [DF] 08/46   20/37 21/00
Nuneaton 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P3] [DF] 08.49 ~ 08.51   20.32a ~ 20.35d [P4] [UF] 20.56 ~ 20.58
Amington Jn 08/56 [DF] 09/03   20/21 [UF] 20/46
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 09/08   20/16 [UF] 20/41
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/13   20/11 [UF] 20/36
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 09/15   20/08 [UF] 20/34
Stafford 09/14 [DF] 09/20   20/03 [UF] 20/30
Norton Bridge 09/18 [DF] 09/23   19/59 [UF] 20/26
Madeley 09/25 [DF] 09/31   19/52 [UF] 20/19
Basford Hall Jn 09/30 09/35   19/47 [US-UF] 20/14
Crewe 09.35a ~ 09.38d [P6] 09.39 ~ 09.42   19.28a ~ 19.37d [P11] [US] 20.08 ~ 20.11
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 09/44   19/25 ?
Winsford 09/46 09/49   19/19 19/59
Hartford Jn 09/49 09/52   19/15 19/55
Acton Bridge 09/50 09/54   19/13 19/54
Weaver Jn 09/52 09/55   19/11 19/53
Acton Grange Jn 09/55 09/59   19/07 19/49
Warrington Bank Quay 09/57 [P3] 10/00   19/05 [P2] 19/47
Dallam Jn 09/58 ?   19/04 ?
Winwick Jn 10/00 10/02   19/02 19/42
Golborne Jn 10/02 10/04   19/00 19/40
Springs Branch Jn 10/07 10/10   18/57 19/37
Wigan South Jn 10/07 ?   18/56 ?
Wigan North Western 10/08 [P5] 10/11   18/55 [P4] 19/36
Balshaw Lane 10/16 10/16   18/46 19/31
Euxton Jn 10/18 10/17   18/44 [UF] 19/28
Farington Jn 10/20 10/19   18L15a ~ 18L38d 18.53 ~ 19.24

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.26d [P3] 10.22 ~ 10.26 [P3]
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 10/34
Lancaster 10/42 [DF] 10/43
Morecambe South Jn 10/43 10/43
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L51a ~ 11L21d 10L50 ~ 11L27
Carnforth North Jn 11/24 11/30
Oxenholme Lake District 11/40 [P2] 11/51 [P2]
Tebay 11/56 12/13
Shap Summit 12/02 ?
Penrith North Lakes 12/18 [P3] 12/45
Carlisle 12.40a [P3] ~ 14.40d [P3] 13.08 [P3] ~ 14.40d [P3]
London Road Jn 14/43 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/44 14/44
How & Co Sidings 14/53 14/55
Low House Crossing SB 14/58 15/01
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/07 ?
Culgaith SB 15/16 15/21
Kirkby Thore SB 15/21 15/25
Appleby 15w28a ~ 15w41d 15.32 ~ 15.41
Ormside 15/48 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/55 ?
Kirkby Stephen 15/59 [P1] 16/05
Mallerstang 16/04 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/10 ?
Garsdale 16/14 [P2] 16/27
Blea Moor 16/24 ?
Ribblehead 16/27 16/40
Helwith Bridge 16/34 ?
Settle Jn 16/40 16/53
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 16w47 ~ 17w04 [UGL] 16.59 ~ 17.14
Hellifield 17/05 17/17
Horrocksford Jn 17/29 ?
Clitheroe 17/32 [P1] 17/58
Langho 17/42 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/50 ?
Blackburn 17.52a ~ 17.57d [P4] 18.35 ~ 18.38
Lostock Hall Jn 18/11 18/50

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 12.27 ~ 17.40
Farington Curve Jn 17/45
Farington Jn 17.48a

5Z87 : (45690 with 17025) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.335 12.52 ~ 12.55
Carlisle 12/56 [B]
Upperby Jn 12/58
Upperby 13w00 ~ 14w00 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/02
London Road Jn 14/06
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.07 ~ 14.10
London Road Jn 14/11
Carlisle 14.14a [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*27 ~ 20*16
Barton & Broughton 20/22
Garstang & Catteral 20/28
Lancaster 20/41
Morecambe South Jn 20/45
Carnforth North Jn 20/52
Carnforth 20/54
Carnforth H.S. 20.57 ~ 21.07
Carnforth Steamtown 21.12a


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