14th January 1989

Flying Scotsman Services
Cumbrian Mountain Express
(Southbound)

Locos Used 47568, 86213 'The Lancashire Witch' & steam: 35028 'Clan Line'
Stock Used ETHEL unit (ex-class 25) + ?????

Route :

Loco Route
86213 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Carlisle
35028 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield
47568 Hellifield - Settle Jn - Wennington - Carnforth
86213 Carnforth - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Uploaded originally dated as 13th January but a timing sheet seen by the Webmaster clearly states 14th January and used these locos. Ian McDonald also queries if the photo below may have been from the 7th January rather than 14th as 35028 is facing north not south?


7th January? 35028 & ETHEL unit at Hellifield (photo: Bob Mitchell)

Sources : Dave Lodwick, Bob Mitchell & Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian McDonald)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Euston 08.05d 21.10a 640.07
5.65 Willesden Junction 08/11 21/02 634.22
17.35 Watford Junction 08.20a ~ 08.21d 20.48a ~ 20.49d 622.52
31.53 Tring 08/32 20/38 608.34
46.46 Bletchley 08/41 20/29 593.41
56.47 Hanslope Jn 08/49 20/19 583.40
69.56 Weedon 08/57 20/11 570.31
82.40 Rugby 09/08 20/03 557.47
97.10 Nuneaton 09.18a ~ 09.19d 19.50 ~ 19.51 542.77
110.12 Tamworth LL 09/29 19/41 529.75
116.23 Lichfield TV 09/33 19/37 523.64
127.08 Colwich Jn 09/40 19/30 512.79
133.43 Stafford 09/46 19/26 506.44
138.72 Norton Bridge 09/50 19/22 501.15
149.74 Madeley Jn 09/57 19/16 490.13
158.00 Crewe 10.06a ~ 10.08d 19.05a ~ 19.08d 482.07
165.41 Winsford 10/17 18/54 474.46
175.20 Weaver Jn 10/26 (Dn) 18/49 (Up) 465.65
182.11 Warrington Bank Quay 10/31 18/41 457.76
193.71 Wigan North Western 10/43 18/33 446.16
203.45 Euxton Jn 10/55 18/26 436.42
209.01 Preston 11/00 18/21 431.06
229.79 Lancaster 11/18 18/00 410.08
236.19 Carnforth 11/23 17L43a ~ 17L53d 403.68

 

M.C Location Booked
249.07 Oxenholme 11/33
262.20 Tebay 11/44
281.19 Penrith 11/57
299.08 Carlisle 12L15a ~ 12L55d
300.00 Petteril Bridge Jn 12/58
329.70 Appleby 13w45a ~ 14w35d
340.52 Kirkby Stephen 14/53
347.35 Ais Gill 15/10
350.37 Garsdale 15w15a ~ 15w45d
357.67 Blea Moor 16/03
372.52 Settle Jn 16/23
375.77 Hellifield 16L30a ~ 16L55d
379.22 Settle Jn 17/02
394.24 Wennington 17/25
403.40 Carnforth East Jn 17/40

Timings continue in first table.

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