3rd October 1992

Flying Scotsman Services
(in association with InterCity & S.L.O.A.)
Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 86414 & steam: 46229 'Duchess of Hamilton'

Route :
1C99 : London Euston to Carlisle
1A99 : Carlisle to London Euston

Loco Route
86414 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn
46229 Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburnb - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
86414 Carlisle - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Dave Goodall comments: The weather on the day was wet and miserable and the Duchess was slipping badly along much of the little used section beyond Blackburn to Hellifield. On one steep section she slipped to a standstill, but managed to restart.

Source : Dave Goodall

Photo Review


46229 in close-up (photo: The Bob Mitchell Collection)


Terence Cuneo on the footplate of 46229; celebrating his 85th Birthday...that
was not until 1st November however (photo: The Bob Mitchell Collection)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dave Goodall)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Euston 08.20d ?   20.58a ? 616.41
5.65 Willesden Junction 08/28 ?   20/50 ? 610.56
17.35 Watford Juntion 08.36a ~ 08.37d ?   20.27a ~ 20.28d ? 599.06
31.53 Tring 08/48 ?   20/18 ? 584.68
46.46 Bletchley 08/58 ?   20/08 ? 569.75
49.65 Milton Keynes Central 09.00a ~ 09.01d 09.12 ~ 09.14   20.03a ~ 20.04d 20.11 ~ 20.13 566.56
56.47 Hanslope Jn 09/08 ?   19/58 ? 559.74
69.56 Weedon 09/16 ?   19/50 ? 546.65
82.40 Rugby 09/36 09/37   19/42 19/49 534.01
97.10 Nuneaton 09.48a ~ 09.49d 09.52 ~ 09.53   19.27a ~ 19.29d 19.34 ~ 19.35 519.31
110.12 Tamworth LL 09/59 10/03   19/18 ? 506.29
116.53 Lichfield TV 10/03 ?   19/14 19/22 500.18
127.08 Colwich Jn 10/10 ?   19/07 ? 489.33
133.43 Stafford 10/14 10/18   19/03 19/11 483.02
138.72 Norton Bridge 10/20 10/22   18/58 ? 477.49
149.74 Madeley 10/27 ?   18/52 ? 446.47
158.00 Crewe 10.35a # 10.8d 10.37 ~ 10.45   18.41a ~ 18.44d 18.51 ~ 18.53 458.41
165.41 Winsford 10/46 11/00   18/30 18/45 451.00
175.20 Weaver Jn 10/51 11/07   18/20 18/37 442.19
182.11 Warrington Bank Quay 11/00 11/15   18/10 18/32 434.30
193.71 Wigan North Western 11.09a ~ 11.11d 11.31 ~ 11.36   17.47a ~ 17.49d 18.22 ~ 18.23 422.50
203.45 Euxton Jn 11/25 ?   17/32 ? 412.76
206.21 Farington Jn 11/28 ?   ? ? ?

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
207.18 Lostock Hall Jn 11L32 ~ 11L52 11.53 ~ 12.18
208.08 Bamber Bridge 11/55 ?
216.16 Blackburn 12w07 ~ 12w25 12.35 ~ ??.??
227.16 Clitheroe 12/42 ?
240.44 Hellifield 12/58 13/45
243.69 Settle Jn 13/03 14/09
258.54 Blea Moor 13/23 14/34
266.04 Garsdale 13w35 ~ 13w50 ?
269.06 Ais Gill 13/54 ?
275.69 Kirkby Stephen 14/02 ?
286.51 Appleby 14p17a ~ 15p09d 15.51 ~ 15.53
297.52 Langwathby 15/23 16/07
307.45 Armathwaite 15/37 ?
316.14 Petteril Bridge Jn 15/50 ?
317.33 Carlisle 15L53a ~ 16L18d ??.?? ~ 17.06
335.22 Penrith 16/33 17/21
354.21 Tebay 16/46 17/34
367.34 Oxenholme 16/55 17/43
386.42 Lancaster 17/07 17/54
407.40 Preston 17/27 18/09

Timings continue in first table.

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