30th March 1985

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Grand National Special

Locos Used 47540, 85019 & 86260 'Driver Wallace Oakes GC'
Stock Used 3414+3416+3417+3411+1731+3287+3227+1567+3221+3408+17132

Route : 1L11 throughout

Loco Route
86260 London Euston - (via WCML) - Crewe
47540 Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Earlestown South Jn - Earlestown West Jn - Olive Mount Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Bootle Jn - Marsh Lane Jn - Aintree Sefton Arms
47540 Aintree Sefton Arms - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
85019 Crewe - (via WCML) - London Euston

Sources : Andy Pullar (on train for outward journey only), John Guyatt &
LASERman (on train for return journey only)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

Euston

07.48d

?

 

22.00a

22.09 [P7]

Willesden WL Jn

07/55

?

 

21/52

?

Watford Junction

08.04a ~ 08.05d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

21.39a ~ 21.40d

21.45 ~ 21.47

Hemel Hempstead

08.12a ~ 08.13d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

21.31a ~ 21.32d

21.35 ~ 21.36

Tring

08/18

?

 

21/25

21/26

Bletchley

08/28

?

 

21/12

21/13

Milton Keynes Central

08.31a ~ 08.32d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

21.03a ~ 21.04d

21.06 ~ 21.07

Hanslope Jn

08/37

?

 

20/58

20/59 [SL]

Weedon

08/45

?

 

20/49

20/50

Rugby

08.59a ~ 09.01d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

20.38a ~ 20.40d

20.36 ~ 20.38

Nuneaton

09/11

?

 

20/27

20/25

Tamworth

09/19

?

 

20/18

20/16

Lichfield

09/23

?

 

20/14

20/11

Armitage

09/27

?

 

20/11

?

Colwich

09/30

?

 

20/07

20/04

Milford & Brocton

09/31

?

 

Whitehouse Jn

 

20/04

20/02

Stafford

09/37

?

 

19/59

20/00

Norton Bridge

09/41

?

 

19/50

19/52

Madeley

09/48

?

 

19/40

?

Crewe

09L58 ~ 10L08

??.?? ~ ??.?? [No.2 DTL]

 

19L21 ~ 19L31

19.05 ~ 19.37

Crewe Coal Yard

10/11

?

 

19/18

19/03

Winsford

10/19

?

 

19/08

18/56

Weaver Jn

10/25

?

 

19/01

18/50

Acton Grange Jn

10/29

?

 

18/56

18/45

Warrington Bank Quay

10/31

?

 

18/55

18/44

Winwick Jn

10/36

?

 

18/50

18/41

Earlestown South Jn

10/39

?

 

18/47

18/39

Earlestown West Jn

10/40

?

 

18/46

18/37

St Helens Jn

10/44

?

 

18/42

18/32

Huyton

10/50

?

 

18/33

18/25

Olive Mount Jn

10/56

?

 

18/28

18.17 ~ 18.19

Edge Lane Jn

11c00 ~ 11c02

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

18c22 ~ 18c24

18/14

Bootle Jn

11/12

?

 

18/12

18/04

Marsh Lane Jn

11/17

?

 

18/07

18/01

Aintree Sefton Jn

11*27 ~ 11*31

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

17/58

17/55

Aintree Sefton Arms

11.40a

??.??

 

17.50d

17.50


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