28th February 2018

West Coast Railways
The Shrewsbury Steam Special

Locos Used 47245, 47746 'Chris Fudge' & steam: 48151
Stock Used (3) (80217)+99723+4905+1860+99347+99350+99316+3058+13320

Route :
1Z71 : Scarborough to Shrewsbury
1Z75 : Shrewsbury to Scarborough

Loco(s) Route
47245 (1) Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York - Colton Jn - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Castleford - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - Mirfield East Jn - Heaton Lodge East Jn - Greetland Jn - Hebden Bridge - Hall Royd Jn - Copy Pit - Gannow Jn - Accrington - Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Jn
48151 (1) Farington Jn - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury
48151 (1) Shrewsbury - Whitchurch - Nantwich - Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Farington Jn - Preston? (5)
47746? (2) Preston? - Lostock Hall Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Scarborough

Notes :
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 47245 on rear?
(3) 80217 was only in the consist when 48151 was on the train.
(4) The outward leg was originally booked to run via Chester.
(5) It is reported that the return leg was diverted via Preston.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Scarborough 06.00d [P1] 06.00   22.26a [P1] 22.56
Seamer 06.05a ~ 06.07d 06.05 ~ 06.10   22.14a ~ 22.18d 22.47 ~ 22.49
Malton 06.25a ~ 06.27d 06.28 ~ 06.32   21.52a ~ 21.55d 22.20 ~ 22.22
Scarborough Bridge Jn 06/54 ?   21/28 ?
York 06.55a ~ 06.57d [P5] 06.57 ~ 07.05   21.23a ~ 21.26d [P5] 21.48 ~ 21.53
Colton Jn 07/03 [LSL] 07/12   21/15 [NNL] 21/41
Colton South Jn 07/03 [NNL] 07/13   21/13 [NNL] 21/40
Church Fenton 07.08a ~ 07.11d [P1] 07.18 ~ 07.19   21.00a ~ 21.03d [P2] 21.32 ~ 21.35
Milford Jn 07/16 07/26   20/56 21/28
Castleford 07/27 07/32   20/49 [P1] 21/21
Altofts Jn 07/31 07/36   20/45 21/17
Normanton 07/32 07/37   20/43 21/16
Wakefield Kirkgate 07.38a ~ 07.41d [P2] 07.42 ~ 07.43   20.34a ~ 20.38d [P1] 21.09 ~ 21.11
Horbury Jn 07/47 [FL] 07/50   20/30 [FL] 21/05
Mirfield East Jn 07/58 07/56   20/15 20/55
Heaton Lodge East Jn 08/00 08/00   20/12 20/48
Bradley Wood Jn 08/05 08/03   20/10 20/46
Brighouse 08.08a ~ 08.11d [P2] 08.06 ~ 08.11   19.59a ~ 20.08d [P1] 20.41 ~ 20.44
Greetland Jn 08/15 08/15   19/53 20/35
Milner Royd Jn 08/18 08/22   19/51 20/34
Hebden Bridge 08.26a ~ 08.29d [P1] 08.31 ~ 08.34   19.40a ~ 19.43d [P2] 20.20 ~ 20.26
Hall Royd Jn 08/37 08/40   19/35 20/12
Copy Pit 08/46 08/48   19/26 20/02
Gannow Jn 08/55 08/57   19/17 19/53
Accrington 09/04 [P2] 09/05   19/09 [P1] 19/45
Daisyfield Jn 09/13 09/15   19/03 19/37
Blackburn 09/14 [P4] 09/20   19/02 [P2] 19/36
Lostock Hall Jn 09/29 09/34   18L31 ~ 18L47 19/24?
Preston - -   DIV? ??L?? ~ ??L??
Farington Jn 09L35 ~ 09L58 09.40 ~ 10.15   18/27 18/23
Euxton Jn 10/05 [US] 10/20   18/21 18/20
Balshaw Lane 10/10 [UF] 10/22   18/12 18/18
Wigan North Western 10/18 [P4] 10/32   18/04 [P5] 18/09
Wigan South Jn 10/19 10/33   18/03 18/08
Springs Branch Jn 10/20 [US] 10/34   18/02 18/04
Golborne Jn 10/41 [UF] 10/43   17/52 17/54
Winwick Jn 10/44 10/48   17/48 17/51
Dallam Jn 10/47 10/51   17/45 17/49
Warrington Bank Quay 10.50 ~ 11.00 [P2] 10.53 ~ 10.57   17/44 [P3] 17/48
Acton Grange Jn 11/04 11/00   17/42 17/45
Weaver Jn 11/11 11/07   17/37 17/39
Acton Bridge 11/14 11/10   17/34 17/37
Hartford Jn 11/17 11/12   17/32 17/34
Winsford 11/24 [US] 11/18   17/26 17/29
Crewe Coal Yard 11/39 11/27   17/18 [DF] 17/21
Crewe 11w42 ~ 12w17 [P12] 11.30 ~ 12.20   16w51 ~ 17w14 [P12] 16.50 ~ 17.19 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 12/23 12/22   16/47 16/48
Nantwich 12/28 12/28   16/41 16/42
Wrenbury 12/34 12/34   16/36 16/37
Whitchurch 12/40 12/42   16/30 16/31
Prees 12/47 12/48   16/25 16/26
Wem 12/50 12/53   16/21 16/22
Harlescott LC 12/59 13/01   16/11 16/11
Shrewsbury 13.05a [P4] 13.07   16.05d [P7] 16.05 [P7]


Associated Light Engine & E.C.S Workings

5Z72 : (48151 with 80217) : Carnforth to Farington Jn
5Z76 : (48151 with 80217) : Farington Jn to Carnforth

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carnforth Steamtown 06.20d 20.26a
Carnforth H.S. 06.25 ~ 06.30 20.10 ~ 20.15
Carnforth 06.35 ~ 06.53 20.06 ~ 20.08
Carnforth North Jn 06/56 20/05
Carnforth [U&DGL] - 19.55 ~ 20.03
Morecambe South Jn 07/01 19/50
Lancaster 07/03 19/47
Garstang & Catteral 07/15 19/32
Preston 07.29 ~ 08.24 18.54 ~ 19.20
Ribble Jn 08/26 18/51
Farington Curve Jn 08/27 18/49
Farington Jn 08.29a 18.47d

5Z73 : (47746 with 48151 on rear) : Shrewsbury to Coton Hill T.C.
5Z75 : (47746 with 48151 on rear) : Coton Hill T.C. to Shrewsbury

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Shrewsbury 13.11d [P4] 16.00a [P7]
Coton Hill T.C. 13.16a 15.55d

5Z74 : (48151 with 80217) : Coton Hill T.C. - Abbey Foregate Jn - English Bridge Jn - Coton Hill T.C.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Coton Hill T.C. 14.27d
Shrewsbury 14/32 [P7]
Abbey Foregate Jn 14.36 ~ 14.39
Abbey Foregate C.S. 14.44 ~ 15.19
Abbey Foregate Jn 15.24 ~ 15.27
English Bridge Jn 15.30 ~ 15.33
Shrewsbury 15/37 [P4]
Coton Hill T.C. 15.44a


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