26th May 1968

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Ravenglass & Eskdale Tour

Locos Used at least D316, D5717, 44949, 'River Mite' & 'River Esk'

Route : 1L36 throughout

Loco(s) Route
electric Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton HL - Stockport
44949 Stockport - Bolton - Blackburn - Hellifield - Carnforth
D316 Carnforth - Ulverston
D5717 Carnforth - Ravenglass
????? (2) Ravenglass - Dalegarth
????? (2) Dalegarth - Ravenglass
????? Ravenglass - (?reverse of outward route?) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) D316 failed at Ulverston.
(2) Reported as 'River Mite' (with headboard) and 'River Esk' on separate trains.

Sources : John Debens, Ian Clark (SLS), Paul Chancellor & Steve Fort

Photo Review

44949 caught on camera paused at Hellifield (photo: Steve Fort)

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

From Ian Clark (SLS).

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Birmingham New Street 07.05d 21.15a
Wolverhampton HL 07.23d 20.55a
Ravenglass 13.05a 15.30d

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