5th August 1989

Flying Scotsman Services Limited
The Pennine Express

Locos Used 31124, 81017, 85007 & steam: 3442 'The Great Marquess'

Route : 1T42 throughout

Loco(s) Route
81017 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Carlisle
3442 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn
31124 Blackburn - Cherry Tree - Lostock Hall Jn - Farrington Jn - (via WCML) - Crewe
85007 Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Used to get 3442 back to the Severn Valley from duties in Scotland. A minutes silence was due to be held at Garsdale in memory of David, Earl of Lindsay (the owner of 3442) who died a few days before this tour ran.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.


Ian McDonald's ticket for the tour

Source : Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian McDonald)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Euston 08.05d 21.03a 616.34
5.65 Willesden Junction 08/12 20/56 610.49
17.35 Watford Junction 08.21a ~ 08.22d 20.43a ~ 20.45d 598.79
31.53 Tring 08/33 20/33 584.61
46.46 Bletchley 08/43 20/23 569.68
49.65 Milton Keynes Central 08.46a ~ 08.47d 20.17a ~ 20.19d 566.49
56.47 Hanslope Jn 08/53 20/12 559.67
69.56 Weedon 09/01 20/03 546.58
82.40 Rugby 09/11 19/54 533.74
97.10 Nuneaton 09.23a ~ 09.24d 19.40a ~ 19.42d 519.24
110.12 Tamworth LL 09/34 19/27 506.22
116.23 Lichfield TV 09/38 19/23 500.11
127.08 Colwich Jn 09/45 19/16 489.26
133.43 Stafford 09/49 19/07 482.71
138.72 Norton Bridge 09/53 19/01 477.42
149.74 Madeley Jn 10/00 18/55 466.40
158.0 Crewe 10.11a ~ 10.13d 18L33a ~ 18L44d 458.34
165.41 Winsford 10/21 18/21 450.73
182.11 Warrington Bank Quay 10/31 18/08 434.23
193.71 Wigan North Western 10/39 17/59 422.43
203.45 Euxton Jn 10/49 17/50 412.69

 

M.C Location Booked
209.01 Preston 10.53a ~ 10.54d
229.79 Lancaster 11/09
236.19 Carnforth 11/13
249.07 Oxenholme 11/22
262.20 Tebay North 11/33
281.19 Penrith 11/47
299.08 Carlisle 12L05a ~ 12L55d
300.00 Petteril Bridge Jn 12/58
329.70 Appleby 13w45a ~ 14w35d
340.52 Kirkby Stephen 14/53
350.37 Garsdale 15w15a ~ 15w45d
357.60 Blea Moor 16/07
372.45 Settle Jn 16/27
375.70 Hellifield 16/34
389.18 Clitheroe 16/54
399.49 Daisyfield Jn 17/13
400.16 Blackburn 17L20a ~ 17L30d
402.08 Cherry Tree 17/33
408.26 Bamber Bridge 17/39
409.16 Lostock Hall Jn 17/40
410.13 Farrington Jn 17/46

Timings continue in first table.

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