17th June 1979

British Rail (Leeds Division)
(Day Excursion)

Locos Used 40078 & Steam : 4472 'Flying Scotsman' & 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley'
Stock Used 11 Mk 1's (Leeds to Carnforth & back), 10 mark 1's (Carnforth to Morecambe & back)

Route :

Loco Route
4472 Leeds - Shipley - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - Wennington - Carnforth
40078 Carnforth - Hest Bank (2) - Morecambe South Jn - Lancaster
40078 Lancaster - Morecambe South Jn - (2) Bare Lane - Morecambe
40078 Morecambe - Bare Lane - Hest Bank - Carnforth
4498 Carnforth - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds

Notes :
(1) Pilotman working in force between Settle Jn & Wennington over the Up Line due to a derailment on 5th May.
(2) Outward leg was diverted via Lancaster to turn the stock.

Source : Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Leeds 10.55d 11.03   20.50a 20.55
1.12 Wortley Jn ? 11/08   ? 20/51
6.72 Apperley Jn ? 11/16   ? 20/44
10.56 Shipley Leeds Jn ? 11/23   ? 20/38
17.00 Keighley 11.25a ~ 11.26d 11.33 ~ 11.35   20.15a ~ ??.??d 20.24 ~ 20.26
26.16 Skipton 11.40 ~ 11.42 11.50 ~ 11.54   ? 20/10
36.16 Hellifield 11/58 12/13   ? 19/56
39.32 Settle Jn 12/03 12/23   ? 19/49
54.32 Wennington 12/28 12/49   ? 19*11 ~ 19*13
63.56 Carnforth East Jn 12/48 13/06   ? 18/54
63.76 Carnforth 12.51a ~ 15.00d 13.08 ~ 14.59   ??.??a ~ 18.52d 18.39 ~ 18.51
67.08 Hest Bank ? ?   ? 18/32
70.16 Lancaster DIV 15.18 ~ 15.27  
72.08 Morecambe South Jn DIV 15/32  
72.60 Bare Lane ? 15/34   ? 18/29
74.32 Morecambe 15.15a 15.38   18.25d 18.25


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