22nd October 1983

S.L.O.A.
The Sou-Wester Express

Locos Used D200, 81007, 85016 & steam: 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route : 1Z41 throughout

Loco(s) Route
85016 London Euston - (via WCML, Trent Valley) - Carlisle
D200 + 4472 Carlisle - Gretna Jn - Annan
4472 Annan - Kirconnel - Mauchline Jn - Kilmarnock - Troon - Ayr
D200 Ayr - (reverse of outward route) - Carlisle
81007 Carlisle - (via WCML, Trent Valley) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) This tour was repeated on 12th November 1983.

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin
)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.10d 07.12   21.47a 22.21
Willesden Junction 07/16 ?   21/31 ?
Watford Junction 07.25a ~ 07.27d 07.31 ~ 07.32   21.24a ~ 21.25d 22.05 ~ 22.06
Bletchley 07/47 07/53   21/05 21/45
Rugby 08/14 08/16   20/38 21/19
Nuneaton ? ?   20/29 21/07 ~ 21.07
Lichfield TV 08/42 ?   20/16 ?
Stafford 08/57 09/02   20/05 20/34
Crewe 09.20a ~ 09.22d 09.23 ~ 09.25   19.45a ~ 19.47d 20.13 ~ 20.15
Weaver Jn 09/36 09/40   19/27 19/53
Wigan North Western 09/50 10/00   19/12 19/29
Preston 10.06a ~ 10.09d 10.21 ~ 10.25   18.58a ~ 19.00d 19.16 ~ 19.17
Lancaster ? 10/40   ? 19/01
Carnforth 10/29 10/45   18/35 18/56
Oxenholme ? 10/56   ? 18/48
Tebay 10/49 11/07   18/18 18/39
Penrith ? 11/21   ? 18/26
Carlisle 11L22a ~ 11L32d 11.35 ~ 11.56   17L40a ~ 17L50d 18.03 ~ 18.11
Gretna Jn 11/42 12/11   17/30 17/53
Annan 11L52a ~ 12L16d 12.22 ~ 12.39   17/22 17.38 ~ 17.42
Dumfries 12/36 13/00   17/06 17/22
Holywood 12/41 13/04   17/02 17/19
Thornhill 12/57 13/17   16/52 17/09
Kirkconnel 13/17 13/41   16/37 16/54
Overbridge 208 13w19 ~ 13w39 13.43 ~ 14.22   ? ?
New Cumnock 13/50 14/34   16/30 16/48
Mauchline 14/05 14/50   16/15 16/35
Hurlford 14/13 14/58   16/01 16/24
Kilmarnock 14/15 15/02   15/58 16/21
Barassie Jn 14/32 15/18   15/44 16/09
Troon 14/34 15/20   15/42 16/06
Prestwick 14/41 15/25   15/39 16/03
Ayr 14.47a 15.34   15.35d 15.58


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