4th August 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47237, 47832 & steam: 60103 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used (1) (99953)+99128+99371+99712+99351+99122+95402+99318+4940+4973+99677

Route :
1Z30 : Crewe to Carlisle
1Z32 : Carlisle to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
47832 Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Reddish South - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria - Ordsall Lane Jn - Eccles - Astley - Parkside Jn - Golborne Jn - Wigan North Western - Preston - Carnforth [U&DGL]
60103 + 47237 (2) Carnforth [U&DGL] - (via WCML) - Carlisle
60103 + 47237 (2) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston
47832 Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 99953 was only in the consist when 60103 was on the train.
(2) This tour was diesel assisted, due to the risk of lineside fires in hot weather.

(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 07.21d [P6]     22.23a [P6]  
Sydney Bridge Jn 07/24     22/20  
Sandbach 07.30 ~ 07.38 [P3]     22/09 [P1]  
Alderley Edge 07/53     22/00  
Wilmslow 07.56a ~ 07.59d [P3]     21.55a ~ 21.57d [P4]  
Cheadle Hulme 0804 [P1]     21/50 [P2]  
Adswood Road Jn 08/05     21/48  
Edgeley Jn No.1 08//07     21/47  
Stockport 08.09a ~ 08.11d [P4]     21.31a ~ 21.46d [P1]  
Heaton Norris Jn 08/14     21/29  
Ash Bridge Jn 08/16     21/28  
Reddish South 08/18     21/26  
Denton Station Jn 08/21     21/24  
Denton 08/22     21/24  
Denton Jn 08/23     21/23  
Ashton Moss North Jn 08*29 ~ 08*39     21/17  
Baguley Fold Jn 08/44     21/13  
Philips Park West Jn 08/45     21/12  
Miles Platting 08/45     21/12  
Manchester Victoria 08.48a ~ 08.59d [P3] [P4]   20.48a ~ 21.08d [P4]  
Deal Street Jn 09/01     20/46  
Ordsall Lane Jn 09/05     20/36  
Eccles 09/09     20/33  
Astley 09/14     20/27  
Parkside Jn 09/21     20/21  
Lowton Jn 09/22     20/19  
Golborne Jn 09/24     20/18  
Springs Branch Jn 09/27     20/13  
Wigan South Jn 09/28     20/13  
Wigan North Western 09.30a ~ 09.32d [P5]     20.09a ~ 20.11d [P4]  
Balshaw Lane 09/42     20/02  
Euxton Jn 09/45     20/00  
Farington Curve Jn 09/48     19/55  
Ribble Jn 09/53     19/54  
Preston 09.55a ~ 10.17d [P3]     19L26a ~ 19L53d [P5]  

 

Location Booked Actual
Garstang & Catteral 10/26  
Lancaster 10/35 [DF]  
Morecambe South Jn 10/37  
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L44 ~ 11L24  
Carnforth North Jn 11/27  
Oxenholme Lake District 11/43 [P2] [P2]
Tebay 11/59  
Shap Summit 12/05  
Penrith North Lakes 12/21 [P2]  
Carlisle 12.41a [P3] ~ 15.30d [P3] [P3] ~ [P3]
London Road Jn 15/34  
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/35  
Howe & Co Sidings 15/44  
Low House Crossing SB 15/49  
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 15/58  
Culgaith SB 16/07  
Kirkby Thore SB 16/11  
Appleby 16w19 ~ 16w33  
Ormside 16/41  
Crosby Garrett 16/48  
Kirkby Stephen 16/52  
Mallerstang 16/57  
Ais Gill Summit 17/02  
Garsdale 17/05  
Blea Moor 17/16  
Ribblehead 17/19  
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 17/25
Helwith Bridge 17/27
Settle Jn 17/34
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 17w41 ~ 17w59 [UGL]  
Hellifield 18/00  
Horrocksford Jn 18/27  
Clitheroe 18/28 [P1]  
Langho 18/40 [P1]  
Daisyfield Jn 18/55  
Blackburn 18/59 [P4]  
Lostock Hall Jn 19/14  
Farington Curve Jn 19/20  
Ribble Jn 19/23  

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z31 : (60103 + 47237 with 99953) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 12.53 ~ 12.56
Carlisle 12.58 ~ 13.22 [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 13.24 ~ 13.27
Carlisle 13/29 [P3]
Upperby Jn 13/31
Upperby 13w33 ~ 14w13 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/15
London Road Jn 14/19
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.20 ~ 14.25
London Road Jn 14/26
Carlisle 14.29a [A]

5Z32 : (60103 + 47237) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 14.52d [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 14.54 ~ 14.57
Carlisle 14.59a [P4]

5Z33 : (60103 + 47237 with 99953) : Preston to Carnforth Steamtown

Location Booked
Preston 19.46d [P5]
Garstang & Catteral 20/00
Lancaster 20/11
Morecambe South Jn 20/13
Carnforth North Jn 20/18
Carnforth 20.19 ~ 20.20
Carnforth H.S. 20.22 ~ 20.32
Carnforth Steamtown 20.42a


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