23rd September 1978

Merchant Navy L.P.S.
The Citadel Express

Locos Used at least 40187, 86028 & steam: 35028 'Clan Line'

Route : 1Z42 throughout

Loco Route
86028 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Stockport
40187 Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Denton - Crowthorn Jn - Ashton Moss South Jn - Stalybridge - Huddersfield - Horbury Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Normanton - Castleford - Burton Salmon - Church Fenton - York
35028 York - Church Fenton - Micklefield - Leeds - Shipley - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
????? Carlisle - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.15d 07.16   22.17a 22.21
Willesden Junction 07/21 ?   22/10 22/11
Watford Junction 07.31a ~ 07.32d ??.?? ~ 07.34   21.56a ~ 21.57d 22.00 ~ 22.02
Tring 07/42 07/48   21/46 21/43
Bletchley 07.52a ~ 07.53d 08.01 ~ 08.02   21.33a ~ 21.34d 21.30 ~ 21.31
Hanslope Jn 08/00 ?   21/25 21/22
Weedon 08/08 ?   21/16 21/13
Rugby 08/18 08/32   21/06 21/01
Nuneaton 08/28 08/42   20/53 20/51
Tamworth 08/36 08/52   20/43 20/42
Lichfield TV 08.43a ~ 08.44d 08.58 ~ 08.59   20.35a ~ 20.37d 20.35 ~ 20.36
Armitage 08/50 ?   20/28 ?
Colwich 08/54 ?   20/24 ?
Stafford 09/02 09/14   20/19 20/20
Norton Bridge 09/06 09/18   20/15 20/17
Madeley 09/13 ?   20/07 ?
Crewe 09c21a ~ 09c23d 09.35 ~ 09.38   19c56a ~ 19c59d 19.56 ~ 20.01

 

Location Booked Actual
Sandbach 09/31 09/46
Alderley Edge 09/39 09/55
Wilmslow 09/41 09/57
Cheadle Hulme 09/47 10/02
Edgeley Jn 09/48 10/06
Stockport 09L50a ~ 10L00d 10.07 ~ 10.15
Heaton Norris Jn 10/02 10/17
Denton Jn 10/08 10/24
Crowthorn Jn 10/11 10/27
Ashton Moss South Jn 10/13 10/29
Stalybridge 10/19 10/34
Greenfield 10/27 10/41
Diggle 10/30 10/44
Huddersfield 10/46 10/58
Midland Jn 11/00 ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 11c10 ~ 11c12 11.20 ~ 11.20
Normanton 11/22 11/28
Burton Salmon 11/31 11/40
York 11L50a ~ 12L02d 12.11 ~ 12.24
Church Fenton 12/17 12/38
Micklefield 12/26 12/45
Cross Gates 12/34 12/52
Leeds 12c42 ~ 12c44 13.00 ~ 13.03
Wortley Jn 12/49 13/09
Apperley Jn ? 13.16 ~ 13.19
Shipley Leeds Jn 13/08 ?
Keighley 13/19 ?
Skipton 13c34 ~ 13c36 13.57 ~ 14.01
Hellifield 13w54a ~ 14w24d 14.22 ~ 14.45
Settle Jn 14/31 14/51
Blea Moor 14/59 15/19
Dent 15p11a ~ 15p30d 15.28 ~ 15.41
Garsdale 15w39a ~ 16w09d 15.49 ~ 16.09
Ais Gill 16/16 16/17
Appleby 16/37 16/38
Armathwaite 17p03a ~ 17p23d 17.08 ~ 17.25
Petteril Bridge Jn 17/42 17/38
Carlisle 17L45a ~ 18L00d 17.42 ~ 18.00
Penrith 18/16 18/15
Tebay 18/31 18/29
Oxenholme 18/40 18/39
Carnforth 18/49 18/49
Lancaster 18/54 18/54
Preston 19/13 19/10
Euxton Jn 19/18 19/17
Wigan North Western 19/26 19/24
Winwick Jn 19/32 19/30
Warrington Bank Quay 19/34 19/33
Acton Grange Jn 19/36 ?
Weaver Jn 19/40 19/38
Winsford 19/45 19/44
Coppenhall Jn 19/52 ?


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