3rd July 1993

Lancashire Railtours
The Torbay Express

Locos used 47816 & 86234

Route :
1Z42 : Carlisle to Paignton
1Z43 : Paignton to Carlisle

 
Loco Route
86234 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe
47816 Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton - ?Dudley Port? - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Spetchley - Abbotswood Jn - ?Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Standish Jn - Charfield - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads - Uphill Jn -  Worle Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot? - Torquay - Paignton
47816 Paignton - ??? - Abbotswood Jn - (reverse of assumed outward outward route) - Carlisle

Notes :
(1) Train delayed departing Carlisle due to fitters attention being required to several coaches without working lights.
(2) Route confirmation required where marked with ?'s.


47816 at Newton Abbot on the way home (photo: Derek Thompson)

Source : Derek Thompson

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Derek Thompson)

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carlisle 06.00d 06.14   00.29a 00.29
Penrith 06.15a ~ 06.17d 06.29 ~ 06.31   00.07a ~ 00.09d 00.08 ~ 00.11
Oxenholme 06.41a ~ 06.43d 06.56 ~ 06.57   23.34a ~ 23.36d 23.35 ~ 23.37
Carnforth North Jn 06/52 07/07   23/22 23/23
Lancaster 06.57a ~ 06.59d 07.11 ~ 07.14   23.13a ~ 23.15d 23.13 ~ 23.17
Preston 07.26a ~ 07.28d 07.30 ~ 07.33   22.47a ~ 22.49d 22.50 ~ 22.52
Euxton Jn 07/40 07/40   22/36 22/40
Wigan North Western 07.48a ~ 07.50d 07.48 ~ 07.49   22.21a ~ 22.23d 22.28 ~ 22.30
Warrington Bank Quay 08.03a ~ 08.05d 07.59 ~ 08.05   22.05a ~ 22.07d 22.16 ~ 22.17
Weaver Jn 08/12 08/12   21/59 22/10
Crewe 08L28a ~ 08L39d 08.37 ~ 08.47   21.43a ~ 21.45d 21.55 ~ 21.57
Norton Bridge 08/59 09/04   21/23 21/37
Stafford 09/06 09/09   21/18 21/32
Bushbury Jn ? 09/24   ? 21/21
Wolverhampton 09/28 09/28   21/00 21/18
Birmingham New Street 09.51a ~ 09.53d 09.55 ~ 10.02   20.37a ~ 20.40d 20.41 ~ 21.02
Bordesley Jn 10/03 ?   20/29 ?
Kings Norton 10/11 ?   20/23 20/29
Barnt Green 10/16 10/21   20/15 20/18
Stoke Works Jn 10/21 10/26   20/09 20/12
Abbotswood Jn 10/30 10/33   20/01 20/04
Cheltenham Spa ? ?   19/44 19/50
Barnwood Jn ? ?   19/39 19/44
Standish Jn ? ?   19/30 19/38
Westerleigh Jn ? ?   19/12 ?
Bristol Parkway ? ?   19/08 ?
Bristol Temple Meads ? ?   18.56a ~ 18.58d 18.49 ~ 18.58
Cogload Jn ? ?   18/18 18/17
Taunton ? ?   18.10a ~ 18.12d ?
Exeter St Davids ? ?   17.39a ~ 17.41d 17.41 ~ 17.43
Dawlish ? ?   17.22a ~ 17.23d ?
Teignmouth ? ?   17.17a ~ 17.18d ?
Newton Abbot ? ?   16.59a ~ 17.10d 17.00 ~ 17.13
Torquay ? ?   16.47a ~ 16.48d ?
Paignton 14.07a 13.53   16.42d 16.42


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