31st May 2018

West Coast Railways
The Scarborough Spa Express

Locos Used 37669, 37685 'Loch Arkaig' & steam: 35018 'British India Line'
Stock Used (1) (99312)+99304+99328+4905+99311+3136+99128+95402+99712+99350+99371

Route :
1Z21 : Carnforth to Scarborough
1Z23 : Scarborough to Carnforth

Loco(s) Route
37685 + 37669 Carnforth - Giggleswick - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Skipton - Keighley - Shipley - Apperley Jn - Whitehall Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Woodlesford - Methley Jn - Whitwood Jn - Castleford - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York Holgate Sidings
35018 York Holgate Sidings - York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
35018 Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York - York Holgate Sidings
37669 + 37685 York Holgate Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth

Notes :
(1) 99312 was only in the consist when 35018 was on the train.

Source : Neil Bentley (joined the outward leg at Skipton, returned to Shipley)

Photo Review


37685+37669 at Skipton on the outward leg (photo: Neil Bentley)


35018 on arrival at Scarborough (photo: Neil Bentley)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carnforth 07.41d [P2] 07.41   22.41a [P1] 22.41
Wennington 07/59 ?   22/25 ?
Bentham 08/05 ?   22/20 ?
Giggleswick 08/23 ?   22/05 ?
Settle Jn 08/27 08/17   22/02 21/58
Hellifield 08.32a ~ 08.35d 08.24 ~ 08.35   21.52a ~ 21.56d 21.46 ~ 21.47
Skipton 08.50a ~ 08.53d [P2] 08.51 ~ 08.55   21.34a ~ 21.38d [P3] 21.31 ~ 21.33
Keighley 09.08a ~ 09.10d [P1] 09.07 ~ 09.10   21.16a ~ 21.18d [P2] 21.13 ~ 21.16
Shipley 09.21a ~ 09.28d [P1] 09.22 ~ 09.28   21.03a ~ 21.05d [P2] 20.59 ~ 21.03
Dockfield Jn 09/30 09/29   21/02 ?
Apperley Jn 09/34 09/33   20/53 20/53
Armley Jn 09/40 [US] 09/40   20*14 ~ 20*45 ? ~ 20.45
Whitehall Jn 09*42 ~ 09*56 [UWC] 09/43   20/01 [DS] 20/01
Engine Shed Jn 10*01 ~ 10*09 ? ~ 10.08   19/58 [DWC] 19/58
Stourton Jn 10/13 10/12   19/52 19/55
Woodlesford 10.18a ~ 10.20d [P2] 10.16 ~ 10.25   19.44a ~ 19.47d [P1] 19.49 ~ 19.52
Methley Jn 10/25 10/29   19/41 19/42
Whitwood Jn 10/28 10/31   19/38 19/38
Castleford 10/30 [P1] 10/34   19/35 19/29
Milford Jn 10/37 10/40   19/22 19/19
Church Fenton 10/43 10/46   19/14 [P1] 19/14
Colton South Jn 10/48 [LSL] 10/52   19/10 [NNL] 19/10
Colton Jn 10/49 [LSL] 10/53   19/09 [LSL] 19/09
York Holgate Sidings 10L56 ~ 11L45 10.58 ~ 12.01   18L24 ~ 19L02 18.24 ~ 19.02
York 11.48a ~ 11.51d [P5] 12.04 ~ 12.14 [P5]   18.15a ~ 18.21d [P5] 18.15 ~ 18.21
Scarborough Bridge Jn 11/54 ?   18/14 ?
Strensall SB 12/03 ?   18/04 ?
Barton Hill 12/11 ?   17/59 ?
Kirkham Abbey SB 12/16 ?   17/54 ?
Malton 12/27 12/45   17/44 17/42
Weaverthorpe LC 12/42 ?   17/29 ?
Seamer 12/56 13/03   17/22 17/21
Scarborough 13.04a [P1] 13.08 [P1]   17.15d [P1] 17.15 [P1]


Associated Light Engine & E.C.S Workings

5Z22 : (35018 with 99312) : York N.R.M. to York Holgate Sidings

Location Booked
York N.R.M. 10.50d
Fuelling Point 10.55 ~ 11.00
York 11.01 ~ 11.10 [P11]
York Holgate Sidings 11.13a

5Z23 : (35018 with 99312) : York Holgate Sidings to Carnforth (cancelled?)

Location Booked
York Holgate Sidings 18.37d
York Yard South Jn 18/39
York Yard North R.S. 18.45 ~ 18.48
York Thrall Turntable 18.52 ~ 20.00
York Yard North R.S. 20.05 ~ 20.08
York Yard South Jn 20/12
Colton Jn 20/19
Church Fenton 20/26
Micklefield 20/32
Cross Gates 20/39
Neville Hill West Jn 20/43
Leeds 20.48 ~ 20.51
Leeds West Jn 20/52
Whitehall Jn 20/53
Armley Jn 20*59 ~ 21*12
Apperley Jn 21/17
Dockfield Jn 21/21
Shipley 21/23
Keighley 21/39
Skipton 21.55 ~ 21.57
Hellifield 22/15
Hellifield [Goods Loop] 22.17 ~ 22.37
Settle Jn 22/45
Giggleswick 22/47
Bentham 23/01
Wennington 23/06
Carnforth 23.20 ~ 23.25
Carnforth North Jn 23/28
Carnforth [U&DGL] 23.30 ~ 00.30
Carnforth North Jn 00/32
Carnforth 00.33 ~ 00.34
Carnforth H.S. 00.36 ~ 00.41
Carnforth Steamtown 00.51a


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