12th November 1983

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

Locos Used at least D200 & steam: 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used load 11 (plus steam loco support coach on steam sections)

Route : 1Z41 throughout

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

Notes :
(1) This tour was a repeat of that run on 22nd October 1983.


Ian McDonald's ticket

Source : Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Ian McDonald)

Miles Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual Miles
0.0 Euston 07.10d ?   21.47a ? 299.1
5.4 Willesden Junction 07/16 ?   21/31 ? 293.7
17.4 Watford Junction 07.25a ~ 07.27d ?   21.24a ~ 21.25d ? 281.7
46.7 Bletchley 07/47 ?   21/05 ? 252.4
82.6 Rugby 08/14 ?   20/38 ? 216.5
116.3 Lichfield TV 08/42 ?   20/16 ? 182.8
133.5 Stafford 08/57 ?   20/05 ? ?
158.1 Crewe 09.20a ~ 09.22d 09.35 ~ ??.??   19.45a ~ 19.47d ? 141.0
174.4 Weaver Jn 09/36 ?   19/27 ? 124.8
193.9 Wigan North Western 09/50 10/02   19/12 ? 105.2
209.0 Preston 10.06a ~ 10.09d 10.24 ~ ??.??   18.58a ~ 19.00d ? 90.1
236.3 Carnforth 10/29 10/50   18/35 ? 62.8
262.1 Tebay 10/49 ?   18/18 ? 37.0
299.1
0.0
Carlisle 11L22a ~ 11L32d ??.?? ~ 11.45   17L40a ~ 17L50d ? 0.0
33.2
8.7 Gretna Jn 11/42 ?   17/25 ? 24.5
17.7 Annan 11/49 ?   17/13 ? 15.5
33.2 Dumfries 12/03 ?   16L37a ~ 16L53d ? 0.0
73.4
36.6 Holywood 12/08 ?   16/33 ? 69.9
47.4 Thornhill 12/20 ?   16/19 ? 59.1
62.7 Kirkconnel 12/36 ?   16/02 ? 43.8
? Overbridge 208 ? ?   15w40 ~ 16w00 ? 43.5
70.1 New Cumnock 12/43 ?   15/33 ? 36.4
82.0 Mauchline 12/54 ?   15/16 ? 24.0
89.5 Hurlford 13/01 ?   15/01 ? 17.2
91.2 Kilmarnock 13/03 ?   14/58 ? 15.3
98.9 Barassie Jn 13/16 ?   14/44 ? 7.6
100.1 Troon 13/18 ?   14/42 ? 6.4
103.3 Prestwick 13/20 ?   14/38 ? 3.2
106.5 Ayr 13L25a ?   14.32d ? 0.0


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