10th March 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express

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

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.
(2) Due to a slow ascent of Grayrigg Bank, the train was looped at Grayrigg for one service train to pass.

Source : Peter Drury (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Peter Drury & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P17] 07.10   22.27a [P15] 22.14
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 07/13   22/23 [A] 22/10
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 07/14   22/23 [B] 22/09
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 07/18   22/20 [US] 22/06
Wembley Central 07/18 [P3] 07/20   22/16 [P6] 22/04
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [DF] 07/22   22/12 [US] 22/02
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 07/26   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P9] [US] 21.54 ~ 21.56
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 07/32   21/56 [US] 21/41
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 07/38   21/51 [P5] [US] 21/37
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 07/42   21/42 [US] 21/32
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 07/48   21/36 [P4] [US] 21/25
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 07.52 ~ 07.56   21.22a ~ 21.32d [P2] [US] 21.15 ~ 21.21
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08.06 ~ 08.12   21/15 [UF-US] 21/09
Weedon 08/13 08/22   21/06 20/59
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 08/31   20/57 20/51
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P2] 08.33 ~ 08.36   20.53a ~ 20.55d [P5] 20.44 ~ 20.49
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/37   20/49 [US] 20/42
Newbold Jn 08/32 08/38   20/46 [US] 20/41
Brinklow 08/36 [DF] 08/41   20/42 20/38
Attleborough Jn 08/42 [DF] 08/45   20/32 20/30
Nuneaton 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P3] [DF] 08.48 ~ 08.50 [P3]   20.26a ~ 20.29d [P4] [UF] 20.26 ~ 20.28
Amington Jn 08/56 [DF] 08/59   20/16 [UF] 20/15
Lichfield North Jn 09/01 [DF] 09/04   20/11 [UF] 20/10
Rugeley North Jn 09/05 [DF] 09/09   20/06 [UF] 20/03
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 09/11   20/03 [UF] 20/00
Whitehouse Jn 09/12 09/14   20/01 [US-UF] 19/58
Stafford 09/15 [DF] 09/16 [DF]   19/54 [P4] [US] 19/56
Norton Bridge 09/18 [DF] 09/20   19/47 [UF] 19/52
Madeley 09/25 [DF] 09/27   19/39 [UF] 19/45
Basford Hall Jn 09/30 09/31   19/35 19/40
Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.38d [P6] 09.36 ~ 09.38   19.27a ~ 19.32d [P12] 19.29 ~ 19.37
Crewe Coal Yard 09/41 [DF] 09/40   19/25 19/26
Winsford 09/46 09/46   19/17 19/18
Hartford Jn 09/49 09/49   19/14 19/14
Acton Bridge 09/50 09/50   19/13 19/13
Weaver Jn 09/52 09/52   19/11 19/10
Acton Grange Jn 09/55 09/55   19/07 19/00
Warrington Bank Quay 09/57 [P3] 09/57   19/03 [P2] 18/58
Dallam Jn 09/58 09/57   19/02 18/58
Winwick Jn 10/00 09/59   19/01 18/56
Golborne Jn 10/02 10/01   18/59 18/54
Springs Branch Jn 10/06 10/05   18/56 18/51
Wigan South Jn 10/07 10/06   18/56 18/50
Wigan North Western 10/07 [P5] 10/06   18/55 [P4] 18/49
Balshaw Lane 10/16 10/12   18/46 18/41
Euxton Jn 10/17 10/13   18/45 [UF] 18/38
Farington Jn 10/19 10/15   18L11a ~ 18L40d 17.56 ~ 18.33

 

Location Booked Actual
Preston 10.23a ~ 10.26d [P3] 10.18 ~ 10.26
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 10/33
Lancaster 10/42 [DF] 10/41 [DF]
Morecambe South Jn 10/44 10/43
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L52a ~ 11L24d 10L50 ~ 11L26
Carnforth North Jn 11/27 11/29
Oxenholme Lake District 11/43 [P2] 11/49
Grayrigg 11/51 ? ~ ? [DPL]
Tebay 11/59 12/23
Shap Summit 12/05 12/31
Penrith North Lakes 12/21 [P2] 12/44
Carlisle 12.41a [P3] ~ 14.25d [P3] 13.00 [P3] ~ 14.25
London Road Jn 14/28 14/28
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/31 14/29
Howe & Co Sidings 14/40 14/39
Low House Crossing SB 14/45 14/45
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/55 14/55
Culgaith SB 15/04 15/07
Kirkby Thore SB 15/08 15/09
Appleby 15w16a ~ 15w37d 15.16 ~ 15.31
Ormside 15/45 15/36
Crosby Garrett 15/52 15/44
Kirkby Stephen 15/56 15/48
Mallerstang 16/01 ?
Ais Gill Summit 16/06 15/59
Garsdale 16/09 16/05
Blea Moor 16/20 16/15
Ribblehead 16/23 16/19
Helwith Bridge 16/30 16/25
Settle Jn 16/36 16/31
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 16w43 ~ 17w00 [UGL] 16.37 ~ 16.51
Hellifield 17/01 16/53
Horrocksford Jn 17/21 17/14
Clitheroe 17/24 [P1] 17/15
Langho 17/35 [P1] 17/24
Daisyfield Jn 17/46 17/37
Blackburn 17.49a ~ 17.52d [P4] 17.39 ~ 17.40 [P4]
Lostock Hall Jn 18/07 17/53

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 [B]
Upperby Jn 13/00
Upperby 13w02 ~ 13w49 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 13/51
London Road Jn 13/55
Petteril Bridge Jn 13.56 ~ 13.59
London Road Jn 14/00
Carlisle 14.03a [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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