24th February 1990

Flying Scotsman Services Limited
The Citadel Express

Locos Used at least steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used ???

Route : 1Z35 throughout

Loco(s) Route
AC Electric London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe
Diesel Crewe - (via WCML) - Farington Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
60009 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Skipton (1)
Diesel Skipton - Keighley - Shipley - Leeds
Diesel Leeds - Dewsbury - Huddersfield - Marsden - Diggle - Guide Bridge - Stockport
AC Electric Stockport - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 60009 was booked to haul the train to Leeds but was changed for a diesel at Skipton for reason(s) unknown.


Ian McDonald's ticket for the tour.

Source : Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian McDonald)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Euston 07.25d 21.37a 655.47
5.65 Willesden Junction 07/31 21/29 649.62
17.35 Watford Junction 07.40a ~ 07.41d 21.17a ~ 21.18d 638.12
31.53 Tring 07/52 21/07 623.74
46.46 Bletchley 08/01 20/57 609.01
49.65 Milton Keynes Central 08.05a ~ 08.06d 20.53a ~ 20.54d 605.62
56.47 Hanslope Jn 08/12 20/47 599.00
69.56 Weedon 08/20 20/39 585.71
82.40 Rugby 08/31 20/30 573.07
97.10 Nuneaton 08.43a ~ 08.44d 20.12a ~ 20.13d 558.37
110.12 Tamworth LL 08/54 20/01 545.35
116.23 Lichfield TV 08/58 19/57 539.24
127.08 Colwich Jn 09/05 19/50 528.39
133.43 Stafford 09/10 19/43 522.08
138.72 Norton Bridge 09/14 19/40 516.55
149.74 Madeley Jn 09/22 19/32 505.53
158.00 Crewe 09L31a ~ 09L45d 19.21a ~ 19.22d 497.47
- Sandbach - 19/12 492.77
- Wilmslow - 18/52 478.62
- Stockport - 18L32a ~ 18L45d 472.46
- Guide Bridge - 18/18 466.74
- Diggle - 17/56 457.44
- Marsden - 17/52 453.49
- Huddersfield - 17/43 446.43
- Dewsbury - 17/31 438.40
- Leeds - 17L02a ~ 17L19d 429.31
- Apperley Jn - 16/50 422.38
- Guiseley Jn - 16/47 418.72
- Keighley - 16/37 412.31
- Skipton - 16c19 ~ 16c21 403.16
165.41 Winsford 09/54 - -
175.20 Weaver Jn 10/01 - -
182.11 Warrington Bank Quay 10/07 - -
193.71 Wigan North Western 10c17 ~ 10c19 - -
203.45 Euxton Jn 10/32 - -
206.21 Farington Jn 10/36 - -
207.08 Bamber Bridge 10/41 - -
215.18 Blackburn 10/52 - -
239.44 Hellifield 11/26 16/07 393.22
242.69 Settle Jn 11/29 16/00 389.77
257.54 Blea Moor 11/46 15/41 375.12
265.04 Garsdale 11/57 15w07a ~ 15w27d 367.62
268.06 Ais Gill 12/02 15/02 364.60
274.69 Kirkby Stephen 12/16 14/50 357.77
285.51 Appleby 12/28 14w05a ~ 14w35d 347.15
315.41 Petteril Bridge Jn 13/07 13/33 317.25
316.33 Carlisle 13L10a 13L30d 316.33


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