21st March 2018

West Coast Railways
The Salopian Express I

Locos Used 47245?, 47760 & steam: 35018 'British India Line'
Stock Used (2) (80217)+99723+4994+4905+1860+99025+95402+99350+99347+99121+99712+3058+13320

Route :
1Z78 : Barrow-in-Furness to Shrewsbury
1Z82 : Shrewsbury to Barrow-in-Furness

Loco(s) Route
47245? (1?) Barrow-in-Furness - Ulverston - Grange-over-Sands - Arnside - Carnforth - Carnforth [U&DGL]
35018 (1) Carnforth [U&DGL] - (via WCML) - Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury
35018 (1) Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth [U&DGL]
47245? (1?) Carnforth [U&DGL] - (reverse of outward route) - Barrow-in-Furness

Notes :
(1) 47760 on rear.
(2) 80217 was only in the consist when 35018 was on the train.
(3) This tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled Crewe - Chester - Wrexham - Shrewsbury - Crewe.

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Barrow-in-Furness 07.45d [P1] 07.46   23.21a [P1] 23.33
Dalton Jn 07/53 ?   23/09 ?
Ulverston 08.01a ~ 08.04d 08.10 ~ 08.12   22.57a ~ 23.00d 23.07 ~ 23.12
Grange-over-Sands 08.16a ~ 08.19d [P1] 08.26 ~ 08.30   22.42a ~ 22.44d [P2] ?
Arnside 08.25a ~ 08.28d 08.37 ~ 08.38   22.34a ~ 22.36d 22.35 ~ 22.45
Carnforth 08.38a ~ 08.41d [P1] 08.49 ~ ?   22.19a ~ 22.24d [P2] ? ~ 22.26
Carnforth North Jn 08/43 08/53   22/18 22/16
Carnforth [U&DGL] 08L45 ~ 09L13 08L55 ~ 09L38   20L58 ~ 22L16 21L10 ~ ??L??
Morecambe South Jn 09/20 09/45   20/53 21/01
Lancaster 09.22a ~ 09.31d [P5] 09.49 ~ 09.52   20.48a ~ 20.50d [P3] 20.53 ~ 20.57 [P3]
Oubeck Goods Loop 09*39 ~ 09*46 [UGL] 09/59?   20*37 ~ 20*44 [DGL] 20.01 ~ 20.44
Garstang & Catterall 09/56 10/08   20/28 19/49
Barton & Broughton 10/03 10/13   19*55 ~ 20*23 [DPL] 19/45?
Preston 10.10a ~ 10.40d [P6] 10.20 ~ 10.50   19.31a ~ 19.48d [P3] 19.32 ~ 19.38
Ribble Jn 10/42 10/51   19/30 19/30
Farington Curve Jn 10/43 10/54   19/28 19/28
Euxton Jn 10/47 10/59   19/24 19/25
Balshaw Lane 10*50 ~ 10*56 11/01?   19/21 19/23
Wigan North Western 11.04a ~ 11.11d [P1] 11.12 ~ 11.13   19.00a ~ 19.10d [P6] 19.04 ~ 19.10
Wigan South Jn 11*14 ~ 11*24 11/20?   18/57 19/03
Springs Branch Jn 11/26 11/23   18/56 19/01
Golborne Jn 11/39 11/42   18/46 18/52
Winwick Jn 11/41 11/46   18*27 ~ 18*43 ? ~ 18.46
Dallam Jn 11/44 11/49   18/23 18/30
Warrington Bank Quay 11.47a ~ 11.51d [P2] 11.52 ~ 11.56   18.20a ~ 18.22d [P4] 18.25 ~ ?
Acton Grange Jn 11/57 12/00   18/18 18/21
Weaver Jn 12/03 12/06   18/13 18/16
Acton Bridge 12/05 12/09   18/10 18/15
Hartford Jn 12/12 12/14   18/02 18/13
Winsford 12/17 12/21   17/57 18/10
Crewe Coal Yard 12/28 12/32   17/51 18/02
Crewe 12w31a ~ 13w25d [P12] 12.38 ~ 13.27 [P12]   17w38a ~ 17w48d [P12] 17.40 ~ 18.00 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 13/30 13/30   17/35 17/38
Nantwich 13/38 13/37   17/28 17/34
Wrenbury 13/52 13/52   17/24 17/29
Whitchurch 13/58 14/00   17/19 17/24
Prees 14/05 14/06   17/15 17/21
Wem 14/08 14/11   17/12 17/17
Harlescott LC 14/17 14/18   17/04 17/07
Shrewsbury 14.28a [P4] 14.34 [P4]   17.00d [P4] 17.00 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z78 : (47760 with 47245 on rear?) : Carnforth Steamtown to Barrow-in-Furness
5Z84 : (47760 with 47245 on rear?) : Barrow-in-Furness to Carnforth Steamtown

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carnforth Steamtown 04.30d ?a
Barrow-in-Furness ?a 23.30d

5Z80 : (47760) : Shrewsbury to Coton Hill
5Z82 : (47760 with 35018 on rear) : Coton Hill to Shrewsbury

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Shrewsbury 14.36d [P4] 16.55a [P4]
Coton Hill T.C. 14.41a 16.50d

5Z81 : (35018 with 80217) : Coton Hill - Abbey Foregate Jn - English Bridge Jn - Coton Hill
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked Actual
Coton Hill T.C. 15.25d -
Shrewsbury 15.30 ~ 15.32 [P7]  
Abbey Foregate Jn 15.38 ~ 15.41  
Abbey Foregate C.S. 15.46 ~ 16.16  
Abbey Foregate Jn 16.21 ~ 16.24  
English Bridge Jn 16.26 ~ 16.29  
Shrewsbury 16/33 [P4] [P4]
Coton Hill T.C. 16.38a  


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