24th February 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross / Peter Pan' & steam: 45699 'Galatea'
Stock Used (1) (80217)+99127+99125+1961+3136+99122+99128+99311+4973+4984+99304

Route :
1Z86 : London Euston to Carlisle
1Z87 : Carlisle to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
86259 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth [U&DGL]
45699 Carnforth [U&DGL] - (via WCML) - Carlisle
45699 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn
86259 Farington Jn - Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 80217 was only in the consist when 45699 was on the train.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P17] 07.10   22.27a [P15] 22.19
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 07/12   22/23 [A] 22/15
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 07/13   22/23 [B] 22/14
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 07/16   22/20 [US] 22/11
Wembley Central 07/18 [P3] 07/18   22/16 [P6] 22/10
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 07/20   22/12 [US] 22/07
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 07/24   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P9] [US] 22.00 ~ 22.01
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 07/29   21/56 [US] 21/52
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 07/34   21/51 [P5] [US] 21/47
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 07/37   21/42 [US] 21/43
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 07/44   21/36 [P4] [US] 21/35
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 07.47 ~ 07.59   21.22a ~ 21.32d [P2] [US] 21.26 ~ 21.31
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/05   21/16 [UF-US] 21/20
Weedon 08/13 08/14   21/07 21/11
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 08/22   20/58 21/01
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P2] 08.25 ~ 08.28   20.53a ~ 20.56d [P5] 20.45 ~ 20.55
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/29   20/49 [US] 20/44
Newbold Jn 08/32 08/30   20/46 [US] 20/42
Brinklow 08/36 [DF] 08/33   20/42 20/39
Attleborough Jn 08/42 [DF] 08/38   20/31 20/33
Nuneaton 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P3] [DF] 08.40 ~ 08.47   20.26a ~ 20.29d [P4] [UF] 20.29 ~ 20.31
Amington Jn 08/56 [DF] 08/56   20/16 [UF] 20/20
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 09/01   20/11 [UF] 20/15
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/06   20/06 [UF] 20/09
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 09/08   20/03 [UF] 20/08
Whitehouse Jn 09/12 09/11   20/01 [US-UF] 20/04
Stafford 09/15 [DF] 09/14   19/54 [P4] [US] 19/57
Norton Bridge 09/18 [DF] 09/17   19/47 [UF] 19/51
Madeley 09/25 [DF] 09/25   19/39 [UF] 19/44
Basford Hall Jn 09/30 09/29   19/35 19/38
Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.38d [P6] 09.33 ~ 09.38   19.27a ~ 19.32d [P12] 19.15 ~ 19.31
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 [DF] 09/40   19/25 19/12
Winsford 09/46 09/46   19/17 19/05
Hartford Jn 09/49 09/49   19/14 19/01
Acton Bridge 09/50 09/50   19/13 19/00
Weaver Jn 09/52 09/52   19/11 18/58
Acton Grange Jn 09/55 09/55   19/07 18/54
Warrington Bank Quay 09/57 [P3] 09/57   19/03 [P2] 18/53
Dallam Jn 09/58 09/58   19/02 18/52
Winwick Jn 10/00 09/59   19/01 18/50
Golborne Jn 10/02 10/01   18/59 18/48
Springs Branch Jn 10/06 10/05   18/56 18/45
Wigan South Jn 10/07 10/06   18/56 18/45
Wigan North Western 10/07 [P5] 10/07   18/55 [P4] 18/44
Balshaw Lane 10/16 10/14   18/46 18/39
Euxton Jn 10/17 10/16   18/45 [UF] 18/36
Farington Jn 10/19 10/17   18L11a ~ 18L40d 18.09 ~ 18.32

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.26d [P3] 10.21 ~ 10.26
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 10/33
Lancaster 10/42 [DF] 10/43
Morecambe South Jn 10/44 10/44
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L52a ~ 11L24d 10L52 ~ 11L19
Carnforth North Jn 11/27 11/22
Oxenholme Lake District 11/43 [P2] 11/41 [P2]
Tebay 11/59 11/58
Shap Summit 12/05 12/05
Penrith North Lakes 12/21 [P2] 12/18 [P2]
Carlisle 12.41a [P3] ~ 14.27d [P3] 12.35 [P3] ~ 14.37 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/30 14/40
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/31 14/41
Howe & Co Sidings 14/40 14/50
Low House Crossing SB 14/45 ?
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/55 ?
Culgaith SB 15/04 15/16
Kirkby Thore SB 15/08 15/20
Appleby 15w16a ~ 15w37d 15.25 ~ 15.35
Ormside 15/45 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/52 ?
Kirkby Stephen 15/56 15/52
Mallerstang 16/01 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/06 ?
Garsdale 16/09 ?
Blea Moor 16/20 16/20
Ribblehead 16/23 ?
Helwith Bridge 16/30 ?
Settle Jn 16/36 16/35
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 16w43 ~ 17w00 [UGL] 16.40 ~ 17.02
Hellifield 17/01 17/05
Horrocksford Jn 17/21 ?
Clitheroe 17/24 [P1] 17/26
Langho 17/35 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/46 17/44
Blackburn 17.49a ~ 17.52d [P4] 17.46 ~ 17.49
Lostock Hall Jn 18/07 18/05

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

0Z87 : (86259) : Carnforth to Farington Jn

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 11.01d
Carnforth North Jn 11/04
Carnforth 11/06
Carnforth H.S. 11.09 ~ 11.42
Carnforth 11.45 ~ 11.56
Carnforth North Jn 11/58
Morecambe South Jn 12/02
Lancaster 12/04
Garstang & Catteral 12/14
Preston 12.28 ~ 17.31
Ribble Jn 17/34
Farington Curve Jn 17/36
Farington Jn 17.39a

5Z87 : (45699 with 80217) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.335 12.53 ~ 12.56
Carlisle 12.58 ~ 13.10 [A]
Upperby Jn 13/13
Upperby 13w15 ~ 13w52 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 13/54
London Road Jn 13/58
Petteril Bridge Jn 13.59 ~ 14.01
London Road Jn 14/02
Carlisle 14.05 ~ 14.14 [A]
Carlisle Sig. 335 14.16 ~ 14.18
Carlisle 14.20a [P3]

5Z87 : (45699 with 80217) : Farington Jn to Carnforth

Location Booked
Farington Jn 18.55d
Lostock Hall Jn 19.01 ~ 19.05
Farington Curve Jn 19/21
Ribble Jn 19/24
Preston 19*27 ~ 20*17
Garstang & Catteral 20/28
Lancaster 20/41
Morecambe South Jn 20/45
Carnforth North Jn 20/52
Carnforth 20/54
Carnforth H.S. 20.57 ~ 21.07
Carnforth Steamtown 21.17a


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