4th May 1963

R.C.T.S. (West Riding Branch)
The Dalesman Rail Tour

Loco Used 3442 'The Great Marquess'

Route :

Loco Route
3442 Bradford Forster Square - Baildon - Manningham - Shipley - Guiseley - Menston Jn - Milner Wood Jn - Otley - Arthington
3442 Arthington - Otley - Milner Wood Jn - Burley-in-Warfedale - Ilkley - Bolton Abbey - Embsay - Embsay Jn
3442 Embsay Jn - Grassington
3442 Grassington - Embsay Jn - Skipton - Skipton North Jn - Earby - Barnoldswick Jn - Barnoldswick
3442 Barnoldswick - Barnoldswick Jn - Earby
3442 Earby - Barnoldswick Jn - Colne - Burnley - Padiham - Blackburn
3442 Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield
3442 Hellifield - Skipton - Embsay Jn - Embsay - Bolton Abbey - Ilkley - Burley-in-Warfedale - Guiseley - Shipley - Bradford Forster Square

Notes :
(1) It is believed this was 3442's first outing in preservation
. Delays were caused by the valve gear being badly set.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : Robin Lush

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Lush &
'Vintage Railtours (RCTS - 1954-1969)')

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Bradford Forster Square 13.27d 13.27
1.03 Manningham 13.30a ~ 13.31d ?
2.65 Shipley 13.36a ~ 13.38d ?
7.38 Guiseley 13/48 ?
11.69 Otley 13/57 ?
15.27 Arthington 14.04 ~ 14.24 ?
24.67 Ilkley 14/41 ?
34.29 Embsay Jn 14.57 ~ 15.10 ??.?? ~ 15.43
42.67 Grassington 15.30 ~ 15.50 ??.?? ~ 16.30
53.19 Skipton 16.14 ~ 16.30 ??.?? ~ 17.13
59.38 Earby 16/41 ?
60.17 Barnoldswick Jn 16/43 ?
62.06 Barnoldswick 16.48 ~ 17.05 ??.?? ~ 17.59
64.54 Earby 17.12 ~ 17.30 ??.?? ~ 18.28
69.51 Colne 17/42 (18w42)
75.01 Burnley 17/54 ?
78.46 Padiham 18/04 ?
87.10 Blackburn 18.21 ~ 18.39 ??.?? ~ 20.20
97.75 Clitheroe 18/57 ?
111.35 Hellifield 19.17 ~ 19.27 ??.?? ~ 21.29d
121.36 Skipton 19.42 ~ 19.52 ?
132.72 Ilkley 20/11 ?
138.72 Guiseley 20/21 ?
143.45 Shipley 20.27a ~ 20.29d ?
146.30 Bradford Forster Square 20.36a 23.06


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