27th April 1985

Lancashire Locomotive Society / T&N Railtours
St Andrew II Railtour

Locos Used 20218, 20221, 26027, 26036 & 37109

Route :

Loco(s) Route
37109 Bolton - Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge - Huddersfield - Leeds - York - Edinburgh Waverley
26036 + 26027 Edinburgh Waverley - Townhill Jn
20221 + 20218 Townhill Jn - Longannet SB (1)
20221 + 20218 Longannet SB - Townhill Jn
26027 + 26036 Townhill Jn - Grangemouth Jn
26036 + 26027 Grangemouth Jn - Grangemouth No.3
26027 + 26036 Grangemouth No.3 - Mossend
37109 Mossend - Carlisle - Preston - (2) - Chorley - Bolton - Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge - Huddersfield

Notes :
(1) Kevin Driscolls notes show 20221 leading both ways, so the run round may have involved the locos using part of the power station loop layout - confirmation required. Steve Kemp comments: I remember 20221 & 20218 doing the loop at Longannet PS.
(2) Was booked via Wigan North Western.

Source : Kevin Driscoll

Photo Review
(all photos: Steve Kemp)


37109 showing off the tour headboard (without Roman numerals).


The 26's at Edinburgh Waverley (26027 above, 26036 below).


20221 & 20218 using the loop to run round the train at Longannet.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll)

Location Booked (actual)
Bolton 07.28d
Manchester Victoria ??.??a ~ 07.55d
Stalybridge ??.??a ~ 08.13d (??.?? ~ 08.14)
Huddersfield ??.??a ~ 08.38d
Leeds ??.??a ~ 09.07d
York ??.??a ~ 09.42d
Edinburgh Waverley 13L04a ~ 13L22d
Townhill Jn ??L??a ~ ??L??d
Longannet SB 14.38a ~ 15.10d
Townhill Jn 15L52a ~ 16L04d
Grangemouth Jn ??.??a ~ ??.??d
Grangemouth No.3 17.10a ~ 17.25d
Mossend 18L12a ~ 18L22d
Carlisle ??.??a ~ 19.51d
Preston ??.??a ~ 21.40d
Wigan North Western ??.??a ~ 22.07d (DIV)
Bolton 21.40a ~ ??.??d
Manchester Victoria 22.39a ~ 22.44d
Stalybridge 23.01a ~ 23.07d (23.04 ~ ??.??)
Huddersfield 23.33a


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