22nd May 2018

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express (Day 4 of 4)

Locos Used 47760, 86259 'Les Ross / Peter Pan' & steam: 60103 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used (2) (99953)+5236+5249+5237+1666+99121+13320+99127+13440+9104+5171+5200

Route : 
1Z63 : Edinburgh Waverley to Carlisle
1Z65 : Carlisle to Preston
1Z66 : Preston to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
60103 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - Craigentinny Jn - Portobello Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Slateford - Midcalder Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Carstairs South Jn - (via WCML) - Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston
86259 Preston - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes : 
(1) 47760 on rear.
(2) 99953 was only in the consist when 60103 was on the train.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 07.36d [P2] 07.41
Abbeyhill Jn 07/38 07/43
Craigentinny Jn 07/40 07/44
Portobello Jn 07/43 07/50
Niddrie West Jn 07/49 07/54
Craiglockhart Jn 08/01 08/12
Slateford Jn 08/26 08/30
Midcalder Jn 08/44 08/44
Auchengray Jn 09/00 08/57
Carstairs East Jn 09/07 09/04
Carstairs South Jn 09/10 09/10
Abington 09*28 ~ 09*35 [UPL] 09.29 ~ 09.34
Beattock Summit 09*48 ~ 10*22 [UPL] 09.49 ~ 10.23
Beattock 10/32 10/32
Lockerbie 10*47 ~ 11*15 [UPL] 10.47 ~ 11.16
Gretna Jn 11/34 11/34
Carlisle 11.45a ~ 14.11d [P3] 11.46 ~ 14.12 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/15 14/15
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/18 14/16
Howe & Co Siding 14/25 14/25
Low House Crossing SB 14/30 14/30
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/38 ?
Culgaith SB 14/49 14/46
Kirkby Thore SB 14/52 14/50
Appleby 15w00 ~ 15w15 14.56 ~ 15.13
Ormside 15/23 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/29 ?
Kirkby Stephen 15/32 [P1] 15/30
Mallerstang 15/37 ?
Ais Gill Summit 15/42 ?
Garsdale 15/45 [P2] 15/46
Blea Moor 15/56 15/57
Ribblehead 15/59 16/00
Helwith Bridge 16/06 ?
Settle Jn 16/12 16/12
Hellifield [Up Goods Loop] 16w19 ~ 16w41 16.22 ~ 16.45
Hellifield 16/42 16/47
Horrocksford Jn 17/09 ?
Clitheroe 17/11 [P1] 17/05
Langho 17/23 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/32 17/30
Blackburn 17.37 ~ 17.40 [P4] 17/32?
Lostock Hall Jn 17/55 17/44
Farington Curve Jn 18/04 [DS] 17/47
Ribble Jn 18/09 18/11
Preston 18L10a ~ 18L40d [P6] 18L14 ~ 18L41 [P6]
Ribble Jn 18/41 [UF] 18/42
Farington Curve Jn 18/42 18/45
Euxton Jn 18/45 18/48
Balshaw Lane 18/47 18/49
Wigan North Western 18/52 [P4] 18/54
Wigan South Jn 18/52 18/55
Springs Branch Jn 18/53 18/56
Golborne Jn 18/56 18/58
Winwick Jn 18/57 19/00
Dallam Jn 18/59 19/02
Warrington Bank Quay 19/00 [P2] 19/03
Acton Grange Jn 19/01 19/04
Weaver Jn 19/11 19/11
Acton Bridge 19/12 19/14
Hartford Jn 19/14 19/15
Winsford 19/17 19/19
Crewe Coal Yard 19/22 19/27
Crewe 19.27a ~ 19.36d [P12] 19.30 ~ 19.38
Basford Hall Jn 19/39 19/41
Madeley 19/43 [UF] 19/46
Norton Bridge 19/51 [UF] 19/53
Stafford 19/55 [UF] 19/57
Colwich Jn 20/00 [US] 20/02
Rugeley North Jn 20/03 [US] 20/04
Lichfield North Jn 20/10 [US] 20/10
Amington Jn 20/21 [US] 20/19
Nuneaton 20/35 [P5] [US] 20/33
Attleborough Jn 20/37 20/35
Brinklow 20/44 20/42
Newbold Jn 20/47 20/45
Trent Valley Jn 20/48 [US] 20/47
Rugby 20/50 [P6] [US] 20/49
Hillmorton Jn 20/52 [UF] 20/52
Weedon 21/00 21/01
Hanslope Jn 21/08 [UF] 21/09
Milton Keynes Central 21/12 [P4] [UF] 21/14
Bletchley 21/14 [P2] [UF] 21/17
Ledburn Jn 21/19 [UF] 21/22
Tring 21/26 [P2] [UF] 21/26
Bourne End Jn 21/31 [UF] 21/30
Watford Junction 21/39 [P7] [UF] 21/36
Harrow & Wealdstone 21/47 [P4] [UF] 21/40
Wembley Central 21/51 [P4] [UF] 21/42
Willesden West London Jn 21/56 [UF] 21/44
Camden Jn 21/59 [D] 21/47
Camden South Jn 21/59 21/48
London Euston 22.03a [P15] 21.54


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z62 : (47760 with 60103 on rear) : Portobello Jn to Newcraighall
5Z62 : (60103 with 47760 on rear) : Newcraighall to Niddrie West Jn
5Z62 : (47760 with 60103 on rear) : Niddrie West Jn to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked
Portobello Jn 06.17d
Newcraighall 06.26 ~ 06.29
Niddrie West Jn 06.38 ~ 06.46
Portobello Jn 06/53
Craigentinny Jn 07/03
Abbeyhill Jn 07/08
Edinburgh Waverley 07.10a [P19]

5Z64 : (60103 with 47760 on rear) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 11.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 11.53 ~ 11.55
Carlisle 11.57a [A]

5Z60 : (60103 with 99953) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.06d [A]
Upperby Jn 12/09
Upperby [UTGL] 12w11 ~ 13w33
Upperby Jn 13/36
Carlisle 13.39a [A]

5Z65 : (60103 with 47760 on rear) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.48d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 13.51 ~ 13.54
Carlisle 13.57a [P3]

5Z66 : (47760 + 60103 with 99953) : Preston to Bury Bolton Street (cancelled)
(Diverted to Carnforth)

Location Booked
Preston 20.17d
Ribble Jn 20/19
Farington Curve Jn 20/21
Euxton Jn 20/25
Balshaw Lane 20/28
Wigan North Western 20/37
Wigan South Jn 20/38
Springs Branch Jn 20/39
Bamfurlong Jn 20.48 ~ 21.04
Golborne Jn 21/10
Parkside Jn 21/13
Astley 21/20
Eccles 21/27
Ordsall Lane Jn 21/41
Salford Central 21/42
Deal Street Jn 21/43
Manchester Victoria 21.44 ~ 21.48
Miles Platting 21/54
Thorpes Bridge Jn 21/56
Vitriol Works 22/00
Castleton [DGL] 22.06 ~ 22.14
Castleton East Jn 22/18
Castleton 22.19 ~ 22.23
Castleton North Jn 22.27 ~ 22.37
Hopwood GF 22.41 ~ ?
Bury Bolton Street ?a


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