25th March 1978

S.L.O.A.
The Norfolkman

Locos Used 40109, 85021 & 86204 & steam: 4771 'Green Arrow'

Route : 1Z80 throughout

Loco Route
85021 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Sandbach - Stockport
40109 Stockport - Ashton Moss South Jn - OA & GB Jn (2) - Stalybridge - Standedge Tunnel - Huddersfield - Dewsbury - Leeds
4771 Leeds - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton - (via S&C) - Carlisle
86204 Carlisle - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Organised by the Steam Locomotive Operators Association (S.L.O.A.) to celebrate the return to steam on the Settle & Carlisle line and as a tribute to D.W. 'Bill' Harvey for his contribution to steam preservation.
(2) Originally uploaded as going via Guide Bridge.

Sources : Alex Cunningham (joined the train at Crewe, left at Carlisle), Peter Cooper & Harry Harper

Photo Review


The train route descriptor, from coach A.


4771 at Dent during a photostop (photo: Peter Cooper)


86204 back at Euston at the end of the tour (photo: Peter Cooper)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Peter Cooper)

Miles Location Booked Actual
0.0 Euston 08.07d 08.09
5.3 Willesden Junction 08/13 ?
17.4 Watford Junction 08.23a ~ 08.24d 08.23 ~ 08.25
31.7 Tring 08/35 08/38
46.6 Bletchley 08.46a ~ 08.47d 08.49 ~ 08.50
59.8 Roade ? 09/01
82.5 Rugby 09/14 09/16
116.3 Lichfield TV 09/39 09/43
133.5 Stafford 09/54 09/56
158.0 Crewe 10.15a ~ 10.17d 10.15 ~ 10.17
162.6 Sandbach 10/24 10/25
183.0 Stockport 10L48a ~ 10L58d 10.41 ~ 10.55
? Ashton Moss South Jn ? 11/09
199.4 Diggle Jn 11/31 11/31
210.4 Huddersfield 11/50 11/45
? Thornhill LNW Jn ? 11/54
? Dewsbury ? 11/55
222.9 Morley 12/13 11/59
227.5
0.00
Leeds 12L24a ~ 12L46d 12.10 ~ 12.35
0.9 Wortley Jn 12/50 12/39
10.7 Shipley, Leeds Jn 13/04 13/00
13.6 Bingley ? 13/05
17.0 Keighley 13/15 13/10
26.2 Skipton 13c28a ~ 13c29d 13.22 ~ 13.26
29.9 Gargrave ? 13/33
36.0 Hellifield 13w48a ~ 14w08d 13.44 ~ 14.09
37.2 Long Preston ? ?
39.3 Settle Jn 14/15 14/15
? Settle ? 14/17
? Ribblehead ? 14/43
53.3 Blea Moor 14/43 14/47
58.2 Dent 14p55a ~ 15p15d 14.57 ~ 15.15
61.4 Garsdale 15w24a ~ 15w54d 15.24 ~ 15.52
64.5 Ais Gill summit 16/01 15/57
? Kirkby Stephen West ? 16/05
83.0 Appleby 16/22 16/16
103.2 Armathwaite 16.50a ~ 17.10d 16.43 ~ 17.05
111.9 Petteril Bridge Jn 17/25 17/19
112.8
0.00
Carlisle 17L28a ~ 17L45d 17.23 ~ 17.45
17.9 Penrith 18/01 18/00
37.1 Tebay 18/16 18/14
63.0 Carnforth 18/34 18/34
90.1 Preston 18/56 18/52
117.0 Warrington 19/16 19/19
124.6 Weaver Jn 19/22 19/26
141.4 Crewe 19c38a ~ 19c40d 19.43 ~ 19.46
165.6 Stafford 20/02 20/06
182.9 Lichfield TV 20/16 20/18
216.6 Rugby 20/45 20/45
235.6 Northampton 21/01 21/03
254.8 Bletchley 21.19a ~ 21.21d 21.22 ~ 21.23
268.8 Tring 21/33 21/36
284.0 Watford Junction 21.44a ~ 21.46d 21.49 ~ 21.51
296.2 Willesden Junction 21/58 22/03
301.5 Euston 22.05a 22.10


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