23rd April 1977

L.C.G.B. (North West Branch)
The Peak Commemorative Rail Tour

Locos Used 37091, 40090 & 44004 'Great Gable'

Route : 1Z22 throughout

Loco Route
40090 Liverpool Lime Street - Warrington Central - Irlam - Manhester Piccadilly - Ashburys - Guide Bridge - Hadfield - Woodhead - Penistone - Woodburn Jn - Rotherwood
37091 Rotherwood - Beighton Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Trowell Jn - Toton Centre
44004 Toton Centre - Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth - Whitacre Jn - Water Orton - Saltley - Camp Hill - (via Lifford Curve) - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Water Orton - (via Nuneaton avoiding line) - Leicester - Toton Centre
37091 Toton Centre - (reverse of outward route) - Beighton Jn - Treeton Jn - Tinsley
40090 Tinsley - Woodburn Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Sources : Pete Wilcox (courtesy of Jonathan Wilcox)
(Joined Liverpool Lime St, left Manchester Piccadilly on return leg)
Dave Harlott, Clive Barlow, Andy Pullar & Alan Rintoul


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Adrian Brown & Alan Rintoul)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 08.55d ?   19.49a ?
Widnes 09.17a ~ 09.19d ?   19.26a ~ 19.28d ?
Warrington Central 09.28a ~ 09.30d ??.?? ~ 09.31   19.15a ~ 19.17d 19.26 ~ ??.??
Padgate ? 09/33   ? 19/23
Glazebrook ? 09/38   ? 19/18
Irlam ? 09/39   ? 19.14 ~ 19.15
Flixton ? 09/41   ? 19/10
Urmston ? 09/43   ? 19/10
Trafford Park ? 09/46   ? 19/07
Castlefield Jn ? 09/50   ? ?
Deansgate ? 09/50   ? 19/02
Oxford Road ? 09/52   ? 19/01
Manchester Piccadilly 09.55a ~ 09.57d 09.54 ~ 09.58   18.42a ~ 18.43d 18.57 ~ 18.59
Ardwick ? 10/00   ? 18/55
Ashburys ? 10/02   ? 18/53
Gorton ? 10/04   ? 18/51
Fairfield ? 10/06   ? 18/50
Guide Bridge 10.08a ~ 10.10d 10.10 ~ 10.13   18.28a ~ 18.30d 18.44 ~ 18.46
Hyde Jn ? 10/16   ? 18/41
Newton ? 10/19   ? ?
Godley ? 10/20   ? 18/38
Broadbottom ? 10/23   ? 18/36
Dinting ? 10/25   ? 18/34
Hadfield ? 10/27   ? 18/32
Woodhead ? 10/40   ? 18/25
Dunford West 10/38 10/46   18/04 18/22
Penistone 10p45a ~ 11p00d 10.55 ~ 11.05   ? 18/09
Deepcar ? 11/19   ? 17/59
Oughty Bridge ? 11/22   ? 17/54
Wadsley Bridge ? 11/24   ? 17/50
Sheffield Victoria No.3 ? 11/29   ? 17/44
Nunnery Jn ? 11/31   ? ?
Woodburn Jn ? 11/32   ? 17/42
Darnall ? 11/33  
Rotherwood ? 11L36 ~ 11L49  
Woodhouse ? 11/51  
Shepcote Lane Jn   ? 17/36
Tinsley   ? 17L22 ~ 17L25
Treeton Jn   ? 17/08
Beighton Station // Jn ? 11/54   ? 17/07
Eckington & Renishaw ? 12/01   ? 17/02
Renishaw Park ? 12/02   ? 17/02
Foxlow Jn ? 12/03   ? 17/01
Barrow Hill Jn ? 12/04   ? 17/00
Whittington ? 12/05   ? 16/59
Tapton Jn ? 12/07   ? 16/57
Chesterfield 11/54 12/09   16/46 16/55
Westhouses ? 12/23   ? ?
Alfreton & Mansfield Parkway ? 12/25   ? 16/44
Trowell Jn ? -   ? 16/32
Stapleford & Sandiacre ? 12/36   ? 16/28
Toton Centre 12L29 ~ 12L39 12.37 ~ 12.50   16L00 ~ 16L10 16.19 ~ 16.27
Long Eaton Town ? 12/52   ? 16/16
Trent ? 12/55   ? 16/13

 

Location Booked Actual
Stenson Jn ? 13/16
Burton-on-Trent 13/07 13/22
Wichnor Jn ? 13/29
Tamworth HL 13p20a ~ 13p35d 13.36 ~ 13.47
Whitacre Jn ?? 13/50
Water Orton ? 13/57
Landor Street Jn ? 14/08
St Andrews Jn ? 14/11
Lifford West Jn ? 14/23
Bourneville ? 14/29
Selly Oak ? 14/25
Birmingham New Street 14/21 14/33
Landor Street Jn ? 14/36
Water Orton ? 14/44
Whitacre Jn ? 14/50
Abbey Jn ? 15/07
Midland Jn ? 15/10
Hinckley 15p02a ~ 15p12d 15.18 ~ 15.30
Narborough ? 15/38
Wigston North Jn ? 15/46
Leicester 15c34 ~ 15c35 15.53 ~ 15.54
Syston South Jn ? 16/01
Loughborough ? 16/06

Timings continue in first table.

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