14th April 1979

Lea Valley Railway Club
The
Highwayman

Locos Used 45008, 47109, 83011 & 86250
Stock Used 34525+15926+16168+16150+80038+3107+15670+15658+16196+16064+35048

Route : 1Z28 throughout

Loco Route
86250 London Euston Watford Jn Bletchley Northampton
45008 Northampton Market Harborough Leicester Trent Lenton curve Radford Jn Trowell Jn Chesterfield Beighton Rotherham Normanton Engine Shed Jn Whitehall Jn Skipton Garsdale Carlisle
47109 Carlisle Tebay Carnforth
47109 Carnforth Giggleswick Hellifield Blackburn Farington Jn Euxton Jn Bolton Manchester Victoria Miles Platting Ashton Moss South Jn Crowthorn Jn (1) Denton Jn Stockport
83011 Stockport Macclesfield Stoke-on-Trent Norton Bridge Stafford Nuneaton Rugby Northampton (2) Bletchley Watford Jn London Euston

Notes:
(1) Booked route was via Guide Bridge with reversal in Brookside Sidings, presumed section cut out to regain time.
(2) Booked via Weedon.
(3) The tour was originally planned to cover various routes in the North East after reaching Carlisle but had to be changed following the collapse of Penmanshiel Tunnel on 17th March. Original advertised routing between Carlisle and Stockport was:
2 x Class 31 via Hexham (photo-stop), Norwood Jn, High Level Bridge to Newcastle (reverse). Thence via Blyth & Tyne to Morpeth, Newcastle, King Edward Bridge, Pelaw, Washington (photo-stop), Norton West Jn, Norton South Jn, Eaglescliffe, Boroughbridge Jn to York Avoiding Line.
2 x Class 20 York Avoiding Line via Selby, Gascoigne Wood Jn, Burton Salmon Jn, Pontefract Monkhill, Wakefield Kirkgate, Huddersfield, Stalybridge to Stockport.


47109 pauses at Giggleswick (photo; LASERman)

Source : LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

London Euston

07.30d

07.32 [FL]

Willesden Jn

07/38

07/39

Watford Jn

07.49a ~ 07.51d

07.48 ~ 07.51

Hemel Hempstead

?

08/00 [SL]

Tring

08/02

08/08

Bletchley

08.??a ~ 08.15d

08.28 ~ 08.29

Hanslope Jn

08/26

08/39

Northampton

08.35a ~ 08.45d

08.49 ~ 09.01

Lamport

09/05

09/20

Market Harborough

09/25

09/38

Kibworth

09/31

09/45

Wigston North

09/41

09/52

Leicester

09/47

09/57

Syston South Jn

09/54

10/03

Loughborough

10/01

10/08

Trent Jn

10/10

10/13

Trent

10/11

10/14

Lenton South Jn

10/23

10.21 ~ 10.28

Lenton North Jn

10/27

10/31

Radford Jn

10/33

10/33

Trowell Jn

10/41

10/44

Pye Bridge Jn

10/52

10/53

Morton

10/57

10/57

Clay Cross South Jn

11/00

11/00

Chesterfield

11/11

11/06

Beighton

11/30

11/19

Rotherham

11/51

11/34

Wath Road Jn

12/01

11/48

Cudworth

12/09

11/56

Normanton

12/18

12/08

Engine Shed Jn

12.36 ~ 12.38

12.22 ~ 12.28

Whitehall Jn

12/41

12.32 ~ 12.34

Wortley Jn

12/43

12/37

Shipley Leeds Jn

13/01

12/47

Keighley

13/12

12/58

Skipton

13.27 ~ 13.29

13.12 ~ 13.17

Hellifield

13/41

13/28

Settle Jn

13/45

13/33

Blea Moor

14/05

14.03 ~ 14.07

Garsdale

14p15 ~ 14p25

14.17 ~ 14.30

Ais Gill

14/31

14/35

Appleby

14/49

14/52

Petteril Bridge Jn

15/27

15/24

Carlisle

15.31 ~ 15.51

15.27 ~ 15.51

Penrith

16/07

16/09

Tebay

16/22

16/24

Oxenholme

16/31

16/35

Carnforth

16.42 ~ 17.05

16.48 ~ 17.09

Carnforth East Jn

17/07

17/13

Wennington

17/21

17/26

Giggleswick

17p37 ~ 17p47

17.43 ~ 17.52

Settle Jn

17/51

17/55

Hellifield

17/56

18.01 ~ 18.27

Clitheroe

18/18

18/48

Daisyfield Jn

18/39

19/07

Blackburn

18.41 ~ 18.43

19.11 ~ 19.25

Cherry Tree

18/46

19/29

Bamber Bridge

18/54

19/36

Lostock Hall Jn

18/55

19/39

Farington Jn

18/59

19/41

Euxton Jn

19/04

19/46

Chorley

19/09

19/52

Lostock Jn

19/20

20/01

Bolton

19/25

20/05

Agecroft Jn

19/34

20/14

Windsor Bridge

19/36

20/16

Manchester Victoria

19/43

20.22 ~ 20.27

Miles Platting

19/47

20/33

Ashton Moss North Jn

19/53

20/40

Ashton Moss South Jn

19/54

20/41

Crowthorn Jn

?

20/43

Guide Bridge

20/00

DIV

Brookside Sidings

20.02 ~ 20.28

DIV

Guide Bridge

20/30

DIV

Denton Jn

20/32

20/46

Heaton Norris Jn

20/37

20/52

Stockport

20.39 ~ 20.49

20.54 ~ 21.04

Edgeley Jn

20/50

21/06

Cheadle Hulme

20/52

?

Macclesfield

21/01

21/18

Kidsgrove

21/14

21/28

Etruria

21/18

21/33

Stoke-on-Trent

21/21

21/35

Stoke Jn

21/22

?

Stone

21/28

21/42

Norton Bridge

21/36

21/49

Stafford

21/41

21/57

Whitehouse Jn

21/45

?

Colwich

21/46

22/02

Armitage

21/50

?

Lichfield TV

21/54

?

Tamworth LL

21/58

?

Nuneaton

22/07

22/22

Rugby

22.21a ~ 22.23d

22.35 ~ 22.40

Weedon

22/33

DIV

Northampton

DIV

22/58

Hanslope Jn

22/43

23/07

Bletchley

22.51a ~ 22.53d

23.15 ~ 23.16

Tring

23/07

23/28

Watford Jn

23.18a ~ 23.20d

23.39 ~ 23.40

Willesden Jn

23/32

23/49

London Euston

23.39a

23.57


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