26th April 1986

Hertfordshire Railtours
Pennine Summits Pullman

Locos Used 45121, 85022 & 86402
Stock Used 9537+12050+12067+12142+10005+11074+11092+11080+1524+11089

Route :

Loco Route
86402 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Basford Hall Jn - Crewe Sorting Sidings North
45121 Crewe Sorting Sidings North - Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich - Altrincham - Sale - Oxford Road - Manchester Piccadilly - Ashburys - Romiley - Chinley - Dore -Sheffield - Rotherham - Cudworth - Normanton - Woodlesford - Engine Shed Jn - Keighley - Skipton - Hellifield - Clapham - Wennington - Carnforth - Carnforth Up & Down Goods Loop
45121 Carnforth Up & Down Goods Loop - Oxenholme - Tebay - Carlisle
45121 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn - Wigan North Western (1)
85022 Wigan North Western - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Locomotive change was booked at Crewe but took place at Wigan North Western because of a brake fault on 45121.
(2) Delays on the day were caused by being cautioned at Wreay (between Penrith and Carlisle) because of three cows on the line, at Settle Jn waiting for a signalman to take duty at Hellifield and at Wigan North Western changing locomotives.


45121 paused at Hellifield (photo: LASERman)

Sources : Robin Addison (joined/left the train at Watford Junction )
 & LASERman (on the train throughout)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison & LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.25d 07.27 [P3]   22.57a 23.16 [P14]
Willesden 07/31 07/34   22/49 23/08
Watford Junction 07.40a ~ 07.41d 07.45 ~ 07.46   22.36a ~ 22.37d 22.55 ~ 22.56
Tring 07/51 07/57   22/26 22/47
Bletchley 08/00 08/05   22/16 22/37
Hanslope Jn 08/06 ?   22/06 ? [FL]
Weedon 08/14 08/21   ? ?
Rugby 08.29a ~ 08.31d 08.31 ~ 08.32   21.44a ~ 21.47d 22.09 ~ 22.10
Nuneaton 08/39 08/46   21/29 ?
Tamworth 08/47 08/55   21/19 ?
Lichfield 08/51 08/58   21/15 ?
Armitage 08/54 09/02   ? ?
Colwich 08/58 09/05   21/06 ?
Milford 08/59 09/06   ? ?
Stafford 09.04a ~ 09.06d 09.12 ~ 09.13   21.00a ~ 21.02d 21.31 ~ 21.31
Norton Bridge 09/11 09/18   20/54 21/24
Madeley 09/18 09/25   ? ?
Basford Hall Jn 09/28 09/31   ? ?
Sorting Sidings North 09L33 ~ 09L49 09.35 ~ 09.44  
Sydney Bridge Jn 09/54 09/50  
Sandbach 10/03 09/58  
Middlewich 10/10 10/10  
Northwich South Jn 10/24 10/24  
Northwich 10/27 10/27  
Knutsford 10/36 10/38  
Altrincham 10/47 10/46  
Sale 10/51 10/50  
Cornbrook Jn 10/57 10/54  
Oxford Road 11/03 10/56  
Manchester Piccadilly 11c05 ~ 11c07 10.59 ~ 11.03  
Ardwick 11/12 11/06  
Ashburys 11/13 11/07  
Romiley 11/25 11/16  
New Mills Central 11/36 ?  
New Mills South Jn 11/39 11/26  
Chinley 11/44 11/30  
Chinley North Jn 11/45 ?  
Edale 11/54 11/37  
Grindleford 12/03 11/48  
Totley Tunnel East 12/07 11/54  
Dore West Jn 12/08 11/56  
Dore 12/09 11/56  
Sheffield Midland 12/17 12/03  
Wincobank Station Jn 12/22 12/07  
Rotherham 12/24 12/09  
Aldwarke Jn 12/28 ?  
Cudworth 12/40 12/24  
Goose Hill Jn 12/55 12/40  
Altofts Jn 12/58 ?  
Engine Shed Jn 13c11 ~ 13c13 12.58 ~ 13.10  
Wortley Jn 13/15 ?  
Apperley Jn 13/21 13/18  
Guiseley Jn 13/26 13/22  
Keighley 13/35 13/34  
Skipton 13c45a ~ 13c47 13.43 ~ 13.45  
Hellifield 13p59a ~ 14p14d 13.58 ~ 14.15  
Settle Jn 14/19 14/20  
Clapham 14/28 ?  
Wennington 14/34 14/39  
Carnforth East Jn 14/48 14/53  
Carnforth 14/51 14.55 ~ 14.59  
Carnforth Up & Down Goods Loop 14.53 ~ 15.13 15.01 ~ 15.19  
Crewe   20L25a ~ 20L37d 21.06 ~ 21.10 [UFL]
Winsford   20/12 20/56
Weaver Jn   20/06 20/51
Acton Grange Jn   20/02 20/47
Warrington    20/00 20/46
Winwick Jn   19/57 20/43
Springs Branch   19/52 20/38
Wigan NW   19/51 20L17 ~ 20L36 [P6]
Balshaw Lane Jn   ? 20/07
Euxton Jn    19/42 ?
Carnforth 15/15 15/20  
Oxenholme 15/26 15/33  
Tebay 15/41 ?  
Penrith 15/59 16/04  
Farington Jn   19/38 20/02
Cherry Tree   19/22 ?
Blackburn   19c17 ~ 19c19 19/49
Clitheroe   18/58 ?
Hellifield   18/39 19/12
Settle Jn   18/35 18.40 ~ 19.06
Settle   18/22 18/36
Blea Moor   18/10 18/21
Ais Gill   17/59 18/09
Appleby   17/38 17/44
Petteril Bridge Jn   17/03 17/12
Carlisle 16.18a 16.35 [P3?]   17.00d 17.07


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