25th April 1992

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Cumbrian Coast 125
(125 Special No.87)

HST Used 43054 + 43073
Stock Used 44085+42230+42225+42220+40746+41117+41156+40505+41155

Route : 1T32 throughout

Route
London St Pancras - (via MML) - Bedford - Kettering - Leicester - Loughborough - Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn - North Staffs Jn - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Crewe - Sandbach - Middlewich - Northwich West Jn - Hartford CLC Jn - Hartford LNW Jn - Weaver Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Preston - Carnforth - Silverdale - Grange-over-Sands - Dalton Jn - (via Barrow avoider) - Park South Jn - Ravenglass (1) - Workington
Workington - Ravenglass - Park South Jn - Barrow-in-Furness - Dalton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Hartford LNW Jn - Winsford - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) One tour option was to alight at Ravenglass for a return trip over R&ER. Thanks to Dave Burbridge for confirming that steam loco No.10 "Northern Rock" was used for this trip.


43073 leads the train at Barrow-in-Furness.

Source & photo : Gary Thornton (joined/left train at Kettering)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Gary Thornton)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 St Pancras 07.20d -   22.27a - 671.68
4.00 West Hampstead 07/25 -   22/22 - 667.68
6.79 Hendon 07/27 -   22/20 - 664.69
19.71 St Albans 07.35a ~ 07.36d -   22.09a ~ 22.10d - 651.77
30.19 Luton 07.45a ~ 07.46d -   21.59a ~ 22.00d - 641.49
40.24 Flitwick 07/54 -   21/51 - 631.44
49.65 Bedford 08.01a ~ 08.02d -   21.44a ~ 21.45d - 622.03
56.45 Sharnbrook 08/07 -   ? ? ?
65.11 Wellingborough 08/12 -   21/33 - 606.57
72.01 Kettering 08.17a ~ 08.18d 08.31 ~ 08.32   21.27a ~ 21.28d 21.31 ~ 21.32 599.67
82.74 Market Harborough 08/26 08/41   21/17 21/19 588.74
95.71 Wigston North Jn 08/34 08/50   21/08/ 21/09 575.77
99.07 Liecester 08.38a ~ 08.40d 08.55 ~ 08.56   21.02a ~ 21.04d 21.03 ~ 21.04 572.61
103.78 Syston South Jn 08/44 08/58   ? ? ?
111.46 Loughborough 08/49 09/05   20/49 20/53 560.22
119.58 Sheet Stores Jn 08/54 09/11   20/41 20/45 552.10
132.12 Stenson Jn 09/14 09/34   20/13 20/25 539.56
132.56 North Stafford Jn 09/16 09/35   20/12 20/22 539.12
146.37 Uttoxeter 09/31 09/48   19/57 20/06 525.31
163.22 Stoke-on-Trent 09/53 10.08a ~ 10.10d   19/39 19/45 508.46
169.53 Kidsgrove 10/02 10.19a ~ 10.22d   19/28 19.28a ~ 19.34d 502.15
178.25 Crewe 10c18a ~ 10c20d 10.35 ~ 10.38   19c06a ~ 19c16d 19.14 ~ 19.17 493.43
182.75 Sandbach 10/28 10/49  
186.55 Middlewich 10/41 11/02  
191.74 Northwich West Jn 11/00 11/18  
194.07 Hartford CLC Jn 11/05 11/26  
194.72 Hartford LNW Jn 11/11 11/30  
- Winsford   18/56 19/00 486.02
199.37 Weaver Jn 11/16 11/35   18/51 18/55 476.23
204.41 Acton Grange Jn 11/19 11/37   18/47 18/54 471.19
206.28 Warrington Bank Quay 11/21 11/39   18/45 18/53 469.32
209.64 Winwick Jn 11/24 11/41   18/41 18/50 465.76
218.08 Wigan North Western 11/30 11/47   18/34 18/43 457.52
227.62 Euxton Jn 11/39 11/53   18/26 18/36 447.78
233.18 Preston 11/44 11/58   18/20 18/30 442.42
254.16 Lancaster 12/01 12/12   18/00 18/16 421.44
260.36 Carnforth 12c09a ~ 12c16d 12.19 ~ 12.26   17c50a ~ 17c52d 18.05 ~ 18.10 415.24
263.60 Silverdale 12/22 12/31   17/49 17/51 412.00
269.36 Grange-over-Sands 12/33 12/41   17/37 17/40 406.24
279.33 Ulverston 12/44 13/02   17/26 17/36 396.27
284.43 Dalton Jn 12/53 13/11   17/17 17/28 391.17
- Barrow-in-Furness   16.25a ~ 17.10d 16.39 ~ 17.21 386.50
285.39 Park South Jn 12/56 13/13   16/19 16/29 382.59
293.30 Foxfield 13/06 13/23   16/07 16/17 375.15
297.50 Millom 13/12 13/28   16/02 16/10 370.48
310.42 Ravenglass 13.25a ~ 13.28d 13.41 ~ 13.50   15.47a ~ 15.49d 15.52 ~ 15.55 357.56
314.55 Seascale 13p35a ~ 13p50d 13.57 ~ 14.01   ? ? ?
316.39 Sellafield 13/54 14/05   15/40 15/45 351.59
322.65 St Bees 14/03 14/13   15/30 15/36 345.33
- Corkickle   15/24 15/28 341.57
327.29 Whitehaven 14/09 14/22   15/22 15/26 340.69
328.61 Parton 14/13 14/25   15/18 15/22 339.37
334.09 Workington 14.29a 14.36   15.03d 15.07 334.09

R&ER Special :

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Ravenglass 13.40d 13.50   15.20a 15.20 6
6 Eskdale (Dalegarth) 14.20a 14.25   14.40d 14.50 0.00


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