14th April 2018

Northern Belle
Aintree Grand National / Chester at Leisure

Locos Used 57313 & 57316
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+3275+3247+325+17167+10734+10729

Route :
1Z59 : London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
1Z60 : Liverpool Lime Street to Chester
1Z61 : Chester to Liverpool Lime Street
1Z62 : Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
57313 (1) London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe - Runcorn - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street
57316 (2) Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Runcorn - Crewe
57313 (1) Crewe - Chester
57316 (2) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - St Helens Junction - Rainhill - Huyton - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street
57313 (1) Liverpool Lime Street - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 57316 on rear.
(2)
57313 on rear.
(3) The Grand National race was won by 'Tiger Roll' 10/1.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 06.47d [P16] 06.47   00.01a [P1] 00.10
Camden South Jn 06/50 06/50   23/57 00/06
Camden Jn 06/50 06/51   23/57 00/05
Willesden West London Jn 06/54 06/55   23/54 00/01
Wembley Central 06/57 [P5] [DS] 06/58   23/48 [P6] [US] 23/59
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/01 [P5] [DS] 07/01   23/42 [P6] [US] 23/57
Watford Junction 07.07a ~ 07.10d [P8] [DS] 07.07 ~ 07.11   23.33a ~ 23.36d [P9] [US] 23.46 ~ 23.49
Bourne End Jn 07/18 07/20   23/20 23/25
Tring 07/27 [P3] [DS] 07/26   23/10 [P5] [US] 23/16
Ledburn Jn 07/32 07/29   23/02 23/07
Bletchley 07/40 [P3] [DS] 07/37   22/55 [P4] [US] 23/00
Milton Keynes Central 07*45 ~ 08*06 [P2] 07.41 ~ 07.52   22/52 [P1] 22/56
Hanslope Jn 08/12 08/00   22/45 22/51
Northampton 08*23 ~ 08*32 [P3] 08.10 ~ 08.29   22/36 [UM] 22/40
Long Buckby 08/44 08/42   22/26 22/25
Daventry North Jn 08/49 08/47   22/21 22/20
Hillmorton Jn 08/52 08/50   22/18 22/17
Rugby 08/56 [P1] 08/54 [P1]   22/15 [P5] 22/15
Trent Valley Jn 08/58 08/56   22/13 22/14
Coventry 09/07 [P3] 09/06   22/03 [P2] 22/04
Birmingham International 09.20a ~ 09.23d [P2] 09.18 ~ 09.25   21.34a ~ 21.51d [P1] 21.34 ~ 21.49
Stechford 09/31 09/32   21/28 21/27
Aston 09/38 [P1] 09/38   21/23 [P2] 21/22
Perry Barr North Jn 09/47 09/43   21/19 21/17
Bescot Stadium 09/55 09/52   21/15 21/11
Darlaston Jn 09/56 09/53   21/14 21/07
Portobello Jn 09/59 09/57   21/11 21/02
Bushbury Jn 10/04 10/01   21/06 20/56
Trent Valley Jn 10/16 10/13   20/51 20/38
Stafford 10/18 [P5] 10/14   20*36 ~ 20*50 [P4] 20/37?
Searchlight Lane Jn 10/23 [DS] 10/19   - -
Norton Bridge - -   20/31 20/31
Madeley 10/31 10/28   20/22 20/22
Basford Hall Jn 10/39 10/32   20/18 20/15
Crewe 10.44a ~ 10.47d [P12] 10.38 ~ 10.45 [P12]   20.11a ~ 20.13d [P1] 20.09 ~ 20.12 [P1]
Crewe Coal Yard 10/50 10/48   20/07 20/06
Winsford 10/58 10/56   19/59 19/58
Hartford Jn 11/02 10/59   19/55 19/54
Acton Bridge 11/04 11/01   19/53 19/53
Weaver Jn 11/05 11/03   19/51 19/50
Runcorn 11.13a ~ 11.18d [P2] 11.12 ~ 11.24 [P2]   19.42a ~ 19.45d [P1] 19/42?
Ditton East Jn 11/21 11/28   19/38 19/37
Speke Jn 11/28 11/33   19/32 19/30
Liverpool South Parkway 11.30a ~ 11.48d [P4] 11/37?    18.27a ~ 19.31d [P3] 18.36 ~ 19.27
Wavertree Jn 11/54 11/49   18/21 18/31
Edge Hill SB 11/56 11/52   18/19 18/27
Edge Hill 11/57 [P4] 11/53   18/19 [P3] 18/26
Liverpool Lime Street 12.03a [P9] 11.57   18.15d [P9] 18.22

 

Location Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 12.13d [P9] 12.11
Edge Hill 12/17 [P3] 12/17
Edge Hill SB 12/17 12/18
Wavertree Jn 12/19 12/19
Liverpool South Parkway 12/23 [P1] 12/23
Speke Jn 12/23 12/24
Ditton East Jn 12/27 12/28
Runcorn 12/29 [P1] 12/31
Weaver Jn 12/35 12/37
Acton Bridge 12/37 12/41
Hartford Jn 12/39 12/43
Winsford 12/43 12/49
Crewe Coal Yard 12/51 12/57
Crewe 12.56a ~ 13.06d [P12] 13.00 ~ 13.15
Crewe Steel Works 13/09 13/18
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 13/17 13/26
Chester 13.29a [P3] ~ 17.15d [P4] 13.36 ~ 17.18
Mickle Trafford 17/19 17/24
Helsby 17/23 [P2] 17/30
Frodsham Jn 17/28 17/35
Runcorn East 17/30 ?
Acton Grange Jn 17/34 17/40
Warrington Bank Quay 17/37 [P3] 17/42
Dallam Jn 17/38 17/43
Winwick Jn 17/40 17/46
Earlestown 17/43 [P3] 17/50
St Helens Junction 17/47 [P2] 17/55
Rainhill 17/49 17/58
Huyton 17/52 18/01
Roby 17/52 18/02
Olive Mount Jn 17/55 18/04
Bootle Branch Jn 17/58 18/05
Edge Hill SB 17/58 18/08
Edge Hill 17/59 [P2] 18/09
Liverpool Lime Street 18.03a [P9] 18.15

Timings continue in first table.
 
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