29th May 1960
Society / Manchester Locomotive Society
Northern Fells Rail Tour
|Locos Used||42136, 42952 & 45509|
|Stock Used (2)|| booked for 11 coaches formed: BSK, 2x SO, BSK, BSO, 2x SO,
Cafe Car, 2x SO, BSO
 booked for 7 coaches formed: BSO, 2x SO, Cafe Car, 2x SO, BSO (last seven vehicles from )
 booked for 4 coaches formed: BSK, 2x SO, BSK (remaining four vehicles from 
Route : Reporting Number C801 throughout (1)
|45509||||Manchester Victoria - Bolton Trinity Street - Preston - Lancaster Castle|
|45509||||Lancaster Castle - Morecambe Promenade|
|45509||||Morecambe Promenade - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Victoria|
Route : Reporting Number W512 throughout
|42952 + 42136||||Lancaster Castle – [just outside] Glasson Dock|
|42136||||[just outside] Glasson Dock – Glasson Dock [closed station]|
|42136 + 42952||||Glasson Dock [closed station] – Lancaster Castle|
|42952||||Lancaster Castle – Lancaster Green Ayre – Caton – Wennington – Clapham|
|42952 (3)||||Clapham – Ingleton – Kirby Lonsdale – Sedburgh - Low Gill – Tebay – Shap – Penrith|
|42952||||Penrith – Eden Valley Jn – Weatherrigs Jn – Appleby North Jn – Warcop – Kirkby Stephen East|
|42952 (3)||||Kirkby Stephen East – Newbiggin - Tebay – Low Gill – Oxenholme – Hincaster Jn – Arnside – Plumpton Jn - Ulverston|
|42952||||Ulverston – Plumpton Jn - Greenodd Jn - Haverthwaite – Windermere Lakeside|
|42952||||Windermere Lakeside – Haverthwaite – Greenodd Jn - Plumpton Jn - Ulverston|
|42952||||Ulverston – Plumpton Jn - Arnside – Carnforth – Hest Bank - Bare Lane - Morecambe Promenade|
(1) SLS & MLS tour participants from the Manchester area used a separate special to get to Lancaster and return from Morecambe Promenade. On arrival at Lancaster the last seven vehicles of that trains stock were removed to form the stock for this tour. When W512 terminated at Morecambe Promenade the seven coaches were reformed with the other four from train C801 for its return journey to Manchester.
(2) The tour stock was booked to have been: BSO, 2x SO, Cafe Car, 2x SO, BSO but 2x twin articulated coaches replaced the 4x SO's and BSK's replaced the booked BSO's.
(3) Running tender-first.
(6) 42952 originally uploaded as 42962 in error.
Sources : Peter Robinson, David Murray, Ian Clark (SLS) &
42136 on arrival at Glasson Dock (photo: Ron Herbert)
42952 is seen during the reversal at Glasson Dock (photo: Ron Herbert)
Another view of 42136 & 42952 at Glasson Dock (photo: Ron Herbert)
One final view of 42952 at Glasson Dock (photo: The Bob Mitchell Collection)
42952 at Kirkby Stephen East after the run from Penrith (photo: Ron Herbert)
From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.
From the John Debens Ticket Collection.
Timings (Booked Only)
(from David Murray)
Reporting Number C801
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Bolton||??.??a ~ 10.33d||20.41a ~ 20.44d|
|Preston||11.03a ~ 11.06d||20.07a ~ 20.10d|
|Lancaster Castle||11.32a ~ 11.37d||19.36a ~ 19.39d|
Reporting Number W512
|Glasson Dock||12.00 ~ 12.10|
|Lancaster Castle||12.30 ~ 12.40|
|Lancaster Green Ayre||12/43|
|Clapham||13.13 ~ 13.23|
|Low Gill Jn||14/00|
|Penrith||14.34 ~ 14.44|
|Eden Valley Jn||14/50|
|Kirkby Stephen East||15.25 ~ 15.35|
|Ulverston||16.55 ~ 17.05|
|Lakeside||17.30 ~ 17.45|
|Ulverston||18.08 ~ 18.20|
|Carnforth||18.49 ~ 18.50|
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