20th October 1990

Flying Scotsman Services
Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47339, 47418, 91021 & steam: 45596 'Bahamas' & 46229 'Duchess of Hamilton'

Route : 1Z47 throughout

Loco(s) Route
91021 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Wakefield Westgate - Leeds
47339 Leeds - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton
46229 Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
45596 Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Skipton
47418 Skipton - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds
91021? Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Ian McDonald reports delays were caused by slippery conditions. Was 91021 used on the return leg? 91024 was hand-written on the bottom of the timing sheet, but it is unclear if this was simply a sighting or if it was used on the return leg of the tour.


Ian McDonald's ticket for the tour

Sources : Dave Lodwick & Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian McDonald)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Cross 08.45d ?   23.11a ? 597.50
2.41 Finsbury Park 08/49 ?   23/07 ? 595.09
4.78 Alexandra Palace 08/51 ?   23/05 ? 592.52
12.57 Potters Bar 08.57a ~ 08.58d ?   23.00a ~ 23.01d ? 584.73
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 09/04 ?   22/54 ? 577.25
27.45 Stevenage 09.11a ~ 09.12d ?   22.48a ~ 22.49d ? 570.05
31.74 Hitchin 09/16 ?   22/44 ? 565.56
44.10 Sandy 09/24 ?   22/35 23/56 553.40
58.70 Huntingdon 09/33 ?   22/26 ? 538.60
76.29 Peterborough 09.50a ~ 09.51d ?   22.13a ~ 22.14d ??.?? ~ 23.30 521.21
84.64 Tallington 09/57 ?   22/06 ? 512.66
99.61 Stoke Summit 10/10 10/14   21/57 23/14 497.69
105.38 Grantham 10/16 10/18   21/50 ? 492.12
109.56 Barkston South Jn 10/18 10/22   21/48 ? 487.74
120.08 Newark Northgate 10.24a ~ 10.25d 10.29 ~ 10.30   21.39a ~ 21.40d 22.54 ~ ??.?? 477.42
138.49 Retford 10/37 ?   21/26 22/43 459.01
155.77 Doncaster 10.53a ~ 10.54d 10.57 ~ ??.??   21.12a ~ 21.13d 22.29 ~ 22.30 441.53
160.65 Ardwick Jn 10/59 ?   21/02 ? 436.65
165.74 South Kirkby Jn 11/03 ?   20/57 ? 431.56
171.73 Hare Park Jn 11/07 ?   20/53 ? 425.57
175.65 Wakefield Westgate 11/15 ?   20/45 ? 421.65
185.67 Leeds 11L30a ~ 11L50d ?   20L24a ~ 20L44d 21.30 ~ 21.52 411.63
192.60 Apperley Jn 11/59 ?   20/15 ? 404.70
196.26 Guiseley Jn 12/04 ?   20/08 ? 401.24
202.67 Keighley 12/13 ?   20/00 21/09 394.63
212.02 Skipton 12L27a ~ 12L50d ?   19L40a ~ 19L50d 20.10 ~ 20.23 385.48
221.76 Hellifield 13/07 ?   19/22 20/10 375.54
225.21 Settle Jn 13/15 ?   19/15 20/05 372.29
240.06 Blea Moor 13/42 ?   18/55 19/48 357.44
247.36 Garsdale 13w52a ~ 14w12d ?   18w15a ~ 18w35d 19.21 ~ 19.38 350.14
250.38 Ais Gill 14/17 ?   18/10 ? 347.12
257.21 Kirkby Stephen 14/28 ?   17/54 19/11 340.29
268.03 Appleby 14.52a ~ 14.52d ?   16w35a ~ 17w36d ??.?? ~ 18.56 329.47
297.73 Petteril Bridge Jn 15/32 ?   15/54 ? 299.57
298.65 Carlisle 15L35a ?   15L50d ? 298.65


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