26th November 1983

R.C.T.S.
The Mersey Mariner

DMU's Used 51927+59168+52049, 53812+53355, 51939+52054

Route : 1L11 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Liverpool Lime Street - Allerton - Ditton - Arpley Jn
as listed Arpley Jn - Walton Old Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Frodsham - Helsby - Mickle Trafford - (via freight line) - Dee Marsh - Neston - Heswall - Bidston West Jn - Seacombe Jn - New Brighton
as listed New Brighton - (via MD&HB line) - Green Lane Jn - Rock Ferry - Hooton - West Cheshire Jn - Mouldsworth - Northwich
as listed Northwich -Hartford CLC Jn- Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - St Helens Jn - Shaw Street - Wigan Wallgate - Southport
as listed Southport - Waterloo - Bootle Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Liverpool Lime Street

Source : David Garnett (from RCTS "The Observer", Feb '84 issue)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Paul Griffin, Ian Umpleby & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 09.23d 09.24
Edge Hill 09/27 09/28
Wavertree Jn 09/29 09/30
Speke Jn 09/34 09/34
Ditton Jn 09/38 GL 09/38
Widnes No.7 09/43 09/41
Carterhouse Jn 09/45 ?
Arpley Jn 09.55 ~ 10.00 09.52 ~ 10.00
Walton Old Jn 10/05 10/04
Acton Grange Jn 10/08 10/08
Frodsham Jn 10/13 10/17
Helsby 10/17 10/22
Mickle Trafford 10/22 [GL] 10/28
Dee Marsh Jn 10/49 10/44
Bidston 11/08 11.19 ~ 11.22
Seacombe Jn 11.11a ~ 11.15d ?
New Brighton 11.21a ~ 11.29 11.41 ~ 11.50
Bidston East Jn 11/35 [GL] 11/54
Birkenhead North No.2 11/37 [MDHB line] 11.57 ~ 11.58
Green Lane Jn 12/37 12/17
Rock Ferry 12c42 ~ 12c44 12.20 ~ 12.47
Hooton 12/58 12/56
Ellesmere Port 13/03 13/03
Stanlow & Thornton 13/06 13/07
West Cheshire Jn 13/09 [GL] 13.11 ~ 13.11
Mouldsworth 13/20 13/20
Greenbank 13/31 13/33
Northwich 13.33a ~ 13.38d 13.40 ~ 13.46
Greenbank 13/40 13/51
Hartford CLC Jn 13/42 13/53
Hartford Jn 13/45 14/01
Weaver Jn 13/50 14/05
Acton Grange Jn 13/55 14/10
Warrington Bank Quay 13.57a ~ 13.59d 14.13 ~ 14.15
Winwick Jn 14/04 14/20
Earlestown South Jn 14/07 14/22
Earlestown West Jn 14/09 14/23
St Helens Jn 14/13 14/27
Sutton Oak Jn 14/15 14/31
St Helens Shaw Street 14/23 14/35
Springs Branch Jn 14/38 14/46
Wigan Station Jn 14c41 ~ 14c43 ?
Wigan Wallgate 14.45a ~ 14.55d 14.49 ~ 14.55
Parbold 15/04 15/05
Burscough Bridge 15/07 15/08
Meols Cop 15/14 15/15
Southport 15.20a ~ 15.25d 15.19 ~ 15.26
Birkdale 15/28 15.29 ~ 15.30
Ainsdale 15/31 15/34
Freshfield 15/35 15/38
Hightown 15/38 15/42
Hall Road 15/41 15/44
Waterloo 15/45 15.47 ~ 15.50
Marsh Lane Jn 15/48 ?
Bootle Jn 15/55 15.56 ~ 15.56
Bootle Branch Jn 16/10 16/07
Edge Hill 16/11 [SL] 16/08
Liverpool Lime Street 16.16a 16.13


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