18th September 1994

Bahamas Locomotive Society
Scarborough Spa Express

Locos Used 47711 and/or 47771 (3) & steam: 45596 'Bahamas'
Stock Used 10 coaches (Pilkington 'K' set) plus steam loco support coach when 45596 was on the train

Route : 1Z20 throughout

Loco Route
47771? Manchester Piccadilly - Diggle Jn - Huddersfield - Mirfield East Jn - Dewsbury - Morley - Leeds
47711? Leeds - Whitehall Jn - Wortley Jn - Apperley Jn - Shipley - Bradford Forster Square
45596 Bradford Forster Square - Shipley - Apperley Jn - Wortley Jn - Leeds - Cross Gates - Micklefield - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York - Skelton Jn - Knaresborough - Harrogate - Horsforth - Leeds - Cross Gates - Micklefield - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
45596 Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York - Colton Jn - Micklefield - Cross Gates - Leeds
47771? Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) Originally uploaded as running 19th September in error.
(2) Chris Plumb comments: 'Bahamas' was struggling on the way back and stopped twice on the return from York between Micklefield & Cross Gates owing to, I understood at the time, a shortage of steam (stops were 20.20 to 20.25 & 20.34 to 20.41).
(3) Class 47 confirmation required - 47711 or 47771 (or a mix of the two as given above)? Martin Birchall has 47771 used on all class 47 legs which conflicts with the previously given information that Leeds to Bradford had 47711 in charge.

Sources : Andy Hinchliffe, Paul Barrett, Chris Plumb & Martin Birchall

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Chris Plumb)

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Booked (rtn)
Manchester Piccadilly 08.25d ?   22.36a ?
Diggle Jn 09/00 ?   22/04 ?
Marsden 09/04 ?   21/59 ?
Huddersfield 09.11a ~ 09.15d ?   21.44a ~ 21.48d ?
Heaton Lodge [East] Jn 09/20 ?   21/38 ?
Mirfield East Jn 09/21 ?   21/35 ?
Dewsbury 09/23 ?   21/32 ?
Morley 09/27 ?   21/26 ?
Holbeck East Jn 09/33 ?   21/22 ?
  See tables below
Leeds 09.37a ~ 09.57d ??.?? ~ 10.11   11.25a ~ 11.29d 11.17 ~ 11.29
Whitehall Jn 09/59 ?   11/23 ?
Wortley Jn 10/01 ?   11/21 ?
Apperley Jn 10/07 10/22   11/12 ?
Guiseley Jn 10/10 10/25   11/05 11/03
Shipley 10/11 ?   11/02 ?
Frizinghall 10/15 10/29   11/00 10/59
Bradford Forster Square 10L18a 10.33   10L55d 10.56

 

Location Booked Actual
Cross Gates 11/39 11/43
Micklefield 11/48 ?
Church Fenton 11/53 ?
Colton Jn 11/58 11/55
York 12.08a ~ 13.05d [P11] 12.04 ~ 13.05
Skelton Jn 13/10 13/10
Poppleton 13/12 13/12
Hammerton 13/20 13/21
Cattal 13/24 ?
Knaresborough 13/33 ?
Harrogate 13.41a ~ 13.42d 13.48 ~ 13.51
Rigton SB 13/50 ?
Horsforth 14/00 14/10
Wortley Jn 14/08 ?
Whitehall Jn 14/10 ?
Leeds 14.12a ~ 14.15d 14.21 ~ 14.24

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leeds 14.12a ~ 14.15d 14.21 ~ 14.24   20L50a ~ 21L20d 20.59 ~ ??.??
Cross Gates 14/25 ?   20/40 20/49
Micklefield 14/34 14/41   20/32 20/18
Church Fenton 14/39 14/46   20/26 ?
Colton Jn 14/44 ?   20/20 ?
York 14.54a ~ 14.58d [P5] 14.59 ~ 15.05   19.55a ~ 20.12d [P5] 19.41 ~ 19.54
York sig. 1 15w05 ~ 15w25 15.08 ~ 15.33  
Malton 16/00 16/04   19/15 19/12
Seamer 16/20 16/23   18/55 18/55
Scarborough 16.25a 16.30   18.45d 18.49

Timings continue in first table.

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