23rd September 1961

The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society (Lancs & N.W. Branch)
Four Counties Rail Tour

Locos Used E3058, 42372, 43763 & 64420

Route : 1T61 throughout

Loco(s) Route
64420 (1) Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Droylesden - Ashton Moss North Jn - Ashton Moss South Jn - Crowthorn Jn - Guide Bridge - Hyde Jn - Godley Junction - Glossop - Waterside
64420 (1) Waterside - Glossop - Godley Junction - Woodley - Stockport Tiviot Dale - Northenden Jn - Northenden
42372 Northenden - Northenden Jn - Cheadle Village Jn - Davenport Jn - Hazel Grove - Disley - Whaley Bridge - Dove Holes - Buxton No. 1 - Higher Buxton - Hindlow - Parsley Hay - Alsop-en-le-Dale - Ashbourne - Rocester - Uttoxeter North Jn - Uttoxeter West Jn - Uttoxeter
42372 (2) Uttoxeter - Uttoxeter East Jn
42372 Uttoxeter East Jn - Uttoxeter North Jn - Rocester - Oakamoor - Cheddleton - Leek Brook South Jn - Leek Brook North Jn - Leek
42372 Leek - Leek Brook North Jn - Leek Brook South Jn - Endon - Stoke-on-Trent - Newcastle Jn - Silverdale - Keele - Leycett - Alsager East Jn
42372 Alsager East Jn - Crewe North Staffs Sidings - Crewe Sorting Sidings South - Salop Goods Jn
E3058 Salop Goods Jn - Sydney Bridge Jn - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Heald Green - Slade Lane Jn - Manchester Piccadilly - Manchester Oxford Road

Notes :
(1) 43763 assisted on Waterside branch.
(2) Likely to have been a propelling move?

Sources : Bevan Price, Brian Read/Edwin Wilmshurst & Gary Thornton

Photo Review


From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.
↓ From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Brian Read/Edwin Wilmshurst)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 Manchester Victoria 10.10d
1.38 Miles Platting 10/15
4.55 Droylesden ??/??
5.53 Ashton Moss North Jn 10/22
5.79 Ashton Moss South Jn 10/24
6.50 Crowthorn Jn 10/26
7.30 Guide Bridge 10/29
10.54 Godley Junction 10/39
13.66 Mottram No.2 10.48 ~ 10.53
15.56 Waterside Branch 11.20a ~ 11.30d
17.46 Mottram No.2 11.57 ~ 12.02
20.58 Godley Junction 12/10
23.16 Woodley ??/??
26.20 Stockport Tiviot Dale 12/24
30.33 Northenden 12.33a ~ 12.43d
33.37 Cheadle Village Jn 12/50
34.30 Davenport Jn 12/56
41.05 Disley 13/07
45.00 Whalley Bridge 13/18
53.53 Buxton No.1 13/36
54.32 Higher Buxton 13/39
57.31 Hindlow 13/45
58.36 Briggs Sidings 13/50
62.78 Parsley Hay 13/59
64.60 Hartington 14/03
69.36 Alsop-en-le-Dale 14/11
76.31 Ashbourne 14/25
77.57 Clifton Yard 14/29
80.67 Norbury and Ellaston 14/34
83.25 Rocester 14/40
??.?? Uttoxeter North Jn 14/50
87.35 Uttoxeter West Jn 14.52 ~ 14.54
87.40 Uttoxeter 14.55 ~ 15.00
87.66 Uttoxeter East Jn 15.02 ~ 15.04
88.30 Uttoxeter North Jn 15/06
92.13 Rocester 15/12
106.62 Leek 15.35a ~ 15.42d
108.11 Leek Brook Jn 15/45
111.63 Endon 15/52
114.63 Milton Jn 15/59
118.75 Stoke-on-trent 16.07a ~ 16.12d
120.58 Newcastle-under-Lyme 16/17
123.12 Silverdale 16/22
125.33 Leycett 16/31
??/?/ Alsager Yard 16/50
131.50 Alsager East Jn 16.55 ~ 17.05
137.58 Crewe North Staffs Sidings 17.17 ~ 17.27
138.09 Crewe Sorting Sidings South 17.42 ~ 17.57
138.35 Crewe Sorting Sidings Middle 18/01
137.70 Crewe Sorting Sidings North 18/04
139.38 Salop Goods Jn 18L07 ~ 18L17
140.47 Sydney Bridge Jn 18/21
144.29 Sandbach 18/26
158.50 Wilmslow 18/42
166.39 Mauldeth Road 18/51
167.70 Slade Lane Jn 18/55
170.17 Manchester Piccadilly 18/58
170.66 Manchester Oxford Road 19.00a


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