14th October 1978

D.A.A. Railtour Society / D.E.G.
The Lancastrian

Loco Used 40106

 Route: 1L03 throughout

Loco Route
40106 London Euston - (WCML via Northampton) - Nuneaton - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Cosford - Shrewsbury - Wrexham General - Chester - Helsby - Runcorn East - Walton Old Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Earlestown - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Ashton Moss North Jn - Ashton Moss South Jn - Denton - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Macclesfield - Stoke-on-Trent - Stone - Colwich - (WCML via Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
40106 was in ex-works green livery.
(1) Andy Pullar believes the train was routed from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton via Soho Jn, Perry Bar North Jn, Bescot and Portobello Jn but this seems to contradict the timings - confirmation anyone?

Sources : John Nelson (joined at Northampton, left at Rugby) & Andy Pullar

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(by John Nelson)

Location Booked Actual
Euston 09.15d ?
Willesden Junction 09/23 ?
Watford Junction 09.32a ~ 09.33d ?
Tring 09/49 ?
Bletchley 10/03 ?
Hanslope 10/15 ?
Northampton 10.24a ~ 10.26d 10.31 ~ 10.33
Long Buckby 10/39 10/44
Rugby 10/51 10/55
Attleboro 11/03 11/07
Nuneaton 11.08a ~ 11.16d 11.13 ~ 11.16
Abbey Jn 11/19 11/19
Whitacre Jn 11/34 11/34
Water Orton 11/44 11/39
Landor Street Jn 11/54 11/49
Proof House Jn 11/59 11/54
Birmingham New Street 12.02a ~ 12.11d 11.52 ~ 12.06
Galton Jn 12/19 12/14
Dudley Port 12/23 12/25
Wolverhampton 12/31 12/45
Cosford 12/43 12/54
Wellington 12/56 13/04
Shrewsbury 13.12a ~ 13.14d 13.18 ~ 13.19
Gobowen 13/38 13/41
Ruabon 13/46 13/52
Wrexham General 13/52 13/58
Rossett 13/59 14/05
Chester No.6 14/13 14/13
Chester 14.15a ~ 14.20d 14.16 ~ 14.21
Mickle Trafford 14/26 14/28
Helsby 14.31a ~ 14.38d 14.35 ~ 14.42
Frodsham Jn 14/44 14/45
Acton Grange Jn 14/55 14/56
Walton Old Jn 14/58 14/58
Warrington Bank Quay 15/01 15/00
Winwick Jn 15/05 15/08
Earlestown 15/11 15/12
Astley 15/21 15/20
Barton Moss Jn 15/24 15/22
Deal Street 15/34 15/26
Manchester Victoria 15.36a ~ 18.45d 15.28 ~ 18.45
Miles Platting 18/49 18/49
Ashton Moss North Jn 18/55 18/54
Ashton Moss South Jn 18/56 18/55
Crowthorne Jn 18/59 18/57
Denton Jn 19/02 19/00
Hyde North Jn 19/08 19/05
Stockport 19/10 19/07
Edgeley Jn 19/11 19/08
Cheadle Hulme 19/14 19/11
Maccledfield 19/25 19/21
Kidsgrove 19/37 19/34
Etruria 19/42 19/40
Stoke-on-Trent 19.45a ~ 19.50d 19.45 ~ 19.49
Stoke Jn 19/51 19/50
Stone 19/58 19/57
Colwich 20/10 20/08
Armitage 20/20 20/16
Lichfield Trent Valley 20/24 20/19
Tamworth 20/29 20/23
Nuneaton 20/39 20/40
Rugby 20.56a ~ 20.58d 20.58 ~ 21.00
Hanslope 21/09 ?
Bletchley 21/17 ?
Tring 21/30 ?
Watford Junction 21.42a ~ 21.43d ?
Willesden Junction 21/57 ?
Euston 22.05a ?


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