25th April 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Great Britain XI (Day 7 of 9)

Locos Used 37668, 47760 & steam: 35018 'British India Line' & 45212
Stock Used (3) (99312) (99035)+99723+13320+3136+99712+99122+99348+99347+99128+99125+1860

Route : 1Z80 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47760 (1) Grange-over-Sands - Carnforth [U&DGL?]
35018 (1) Carnforth [U&DGL?] - (via WCML) - Crewe
45212 (1) Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Sutton Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Knighton - Llandrindod Wells - Llanwrtyd Wells - Sugar Loaf - Llandovery - Llandeilo - Pantyffynnon - Pontarddulais - Hendy Jn - Grovesend Colliery Loop Jn - Felin Fran - Briton Ferry Up Flying Loop Jn - Port Talbot Parkway - Bridgend - Pontyclun - Cardiff Central

Notes :
(1) 37668 on rear.
(2) 35018 replaced booked 45690 or 45699. 45212 replaced booked 48151, due to gauging issues.
(3) 99312 was only in the consist when 35018 was on the train. 99035 was only in the consist when 45212 was on the train.
(4) It is reported that this leg of the tour was delayed due to signalling failures near Acton Grange.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Grange-over-Sands 08.35d [P1] 08.34
Arnside 08/40 08/39
Carnforth 08.53a ~ 08.54d [P1] 08.47 ~ 08.48
Carnforth North Jn 08/57 08/49
Carnforth [U&DGL] ? ??L?? ~ ??L??
Morecambe South Jn 09/03 09/17
Lancaster 09/06 [UF] 09/21 [UF]
Garstang & Catterall 09/18 09/31
Preston 09/32 [P6] [UF] 09/41
Euxton Jn 09/40 09/48
Balshaw Lane 09/45 09/49
Wigan North Western 09/53 [P4] 09/57
Wigan South Jn 09/54 09/57
Springs Branch Jn 09/55 09/58
Golborne Jn 09/59 10/01
Winwick Jn 10/02 [US] 10/04
Dallam Jn 10/05 10/07
Warrington Bank Quay 10.09 ~ 10.20 [P1] 10/09?
Walton Old Jn 10/25 [OL] ?
Acton Grange Jn 10/28 [UF] 11/16
Weaver Jn 10/35 12/40
Acton Bridge 10/37 ?
Hartford Jn 10/40 ?
Winsford 10/45 12/51
Crewe Coal Yard 10/53 13/00
Crewe 10L57a ~ 11L12d [P12] 13.05 ~ 13.32 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 11/16 13/35
Nantwich 11/22 13/41
Wrenbury 11/26 13/51
Whitchurch 11/31 13/58
Prees 11/37 14/04
Wem 11/40 14/09
Harlescott LC 11/50 14/17
Shrewsbury 11.58a ~ 12.00d [P7] 14.23 ~ 14.24
English Bridge Jn 12/02 14/25
Sutton Bridge Jn 12/04 14/27
Dorrington SB 12/12 14/35
Marsh Brook LC 12/25 14/47
Craven Arms 12w35 ~ 13w06 [DGL] 14.54 ~ 15.29
Knighton 13t38 ~ 13t39 15.55 ~ 15.58
Llandrindod Crossing 14.21 ~ 14.22 ?
Llandrindod Wells 14t24 ~ 14t49 16.38 ~ 17.06
Llanwrtyd Wells 15t24 ~ 15t26 17.34 ~ 17.37
Sugar Loaf 15/32 ?
Llandovery 15t51 ~ 15t55 18.02 ~ 18.05
Llandeilo 16t21 ~ 16t23 18.30 ~ 19.45
Pantyffynnon 16t44 ~ 17t08 20.08 ~ 20.10
Pontarddulais 17/18 ?
Hendy Jn 17.20 ~ 17.22 ?
Grovesend Colliery Loop Jn 17/23 20/22
Felin Fran 17/41 20/34
Dynevor Jn 17/46 20/39
Briton Ferry Up Flying Loop Jn 17/50 20/42
Port Talbot Parkway 17/54 [P2] 20/47
Margam Moors Jn 18/02 20/52
Stormy 18/10 20/58
Bridgend 18/17 [P2] 21/02 [P2]
Pontyclun 18/31 21/12
Leckwith North Jn 18/41 21/24
Cardiff Central 18.46a [P2] 21.27


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z79 : (37668 with 47760 on rear) : Carnforth to Grange-over-Sands

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 05.59d
Carnforth H.S. 06.09 ~ 06.19
Carnforth 06.25 ~ 07.55
Arnside 08/05
Grange-over-Sands 08.11 ~ 08.15
Grange-over-Sands Sig.4 08.18 ~ 08.22
Grange-over-Sands 08.24a [P1]

5Z85 : (35018 with 99312) : Crewe to Carnforth

Location Booked
Crewe 11.01d [P12]
Crewe Sig.CE551 11.03 ~ 11.14
Crewe 11.16 ~ 12.14 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 12/19
Crewe Gresty Lane Loop 12.21 ~ 12.48
Crewe Gresty Lane 12/50
Crewe SSN SB 12.54 ~ 12.58
Crewe Sig.CE543 13/03
Crewe 13.05 ~ 13.06 [P12]
Crewe Coal Yard 13/09
Winsford 13/23
Hartford Jn 13/28
Acton Bridge 13/31
Weaver Jn 13/36
Acton Grange Jn 13/41
Warrington Bank Quay 13/43
Dallam Jn 13/44
Winwick Jn 13/47
Golborne Jn 13/49
Springs Branch Jn 13/54
Wigan South Jn 13/55
Wigan North Western 13/56
Balshaw Lane 14/04
Euxton Jn 14/06
Preston 14/14
Garstang & Catterall 14/26
Oubeck Loop 14*36 ~ 14*56 [DGL]
Lancaster 15/02
Morecambe South Jn 15/04
Carnforth North Jn 15/10
Carnforth 15/12
Carnforth H.S. 15.16 ~ 15.20
Carnforth Steamtown 15.30a

5Z81 : (45212 with 37668 on rear) : Cardiff Central to Alexandra Dock Jn
5Z81 : (37668 with 45212 on rear) : Alexandra Dock Jn to Pengam Sidings

Location Booked
Cardiff Central 18.55d [P2]
Long Dyke Jn 18/59
Marshfield 19/08
Ebbw Jn 19/14
Alexandra Dock Jn 19.17 ~ 19.27
Ebbw Jn 19/31
Marshfield 19/40
Rumney River Bridge Jn 19/46
Pengam Sidings 19.50a


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