5th February 1983

S.L.O.A.
Cumbrian Mountain Pullman

Locos Used 47578, 81006, 86241?, 87001? & steam: 1000, 2005, 5407 & 5690

Route :

Loco(s) Route
87001 (3) (?London Euston - ) Watford Junction - (via WCML, Weedon) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Preston
81006 Preston - (via WCML) - Carnforth
5407 + 2005 Carnforth - Wennington (1) - Clapham - Settle Jn - Hellifield
1000 + 5690 Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Appleby
47578 Appleby - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Preston
86241 (3) Preston - (via WCML, Trent Valley) - Watford Junction ( - London Euston?)

Notes :
(1) A series of photo run-pasts took place at Wennington.
(2)
David Ingham comments: I think the train originated at London Euston and I seem to remember the train, although booked to go to Carlisle, did not get that far due to operating problems; possibly the wires being down on the WCML. John Broderick's records also indicate that the steam section was shortened.
(3) Were these legs with 87001 & 86241 part of the tour, or service trains that fed into and out of the tour as part of the ticket package?

Sources : David Ingham & John Broderick

Timings (Actual Only)
(from John Broderick)

Location Actual
Watford Junction 08.03d
Hemel Hempstead 08/11
Tring 08/16
Bletchley 08/25
Milton Keynes Central 08/27
Wolverton 08/29
Blisworth 08/35
Rugby 08.49a ~ 08.54d
Coventry 09/02
Birmingham International 09/13
Stechford 09/18
Aston 09/23
Perry Barr 09/24
Bescot 09/31
Bushbury Jn 09/40
Stafford 09/51
Crewe 10/09
Winsford 10/16
Weaver Jn 10/20
Warrington Bank Quay 10/26
Winwick Jn 10/29
Wigan North Western 10/34
Preston 10.46 ~ 10.49
Lancaster 11/11
Carnforth 11.56 ~ 12.01
Wennington 12.18a ~ 12.42d
Clapham 12/56
Settle Jn ?
Hellifield 13.42 ~ 14.48
Settle Jn 14/53
Ribblehead 15/16
Blea Moor 15/19
Dent 15/26
Garsdale 15/30
Kirkby Stephen 15/40
Appleby 15.53 ~ 16.43
Kirkby Stephen 16/58
Garsdale 17/09
Dent 17/13
Blea Moor SB 17.19 ~ 17.23
Settle Jn 17/40
Hellifield 17/48
Daisyfield Jn 18/22
Blackburn 18.23 ~ 18.24
Bamber Bridge 18/36
Preston 18.44 ~ 19.01
Wigan North Western 19/13
Warrington Bank Quay 19/21
Winsford 19/35
Crewe 19.43 ~ 19.46
Stafford 20/05
Rugeley 20/16
Tamworth 20/26
Nuneaton 20/33
Rugby 20.44 ~ 20.46
Wolverton 21/09
Bletchley 21/11
Tring 21/23
Hemel Hempstead 21/28
Watford Junction 21.40a


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