30th August 2018

West Coast Railways
The Conwy Valley Explorer 2

Locos Used 47832 & 47854 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used (4) load 11 WCR set

Route : 
1Z64 : York to Blaenau Ffestiniog
1Z65 : Blaenau Ffestiniog to York

Loco(s) Route
47832 (1) York - Church Fenton - Micklefield - Leeds - Stourton Jn - Woodlesford - Methley Jn - Altofts Jn - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - Mirfield East Jn - Heaton Lodge East Jn - Brighouse - Greetland Jn - Hebden Bridge - Hall Royd Jn - Copy Pit - Gannow Jn - Accrington - Blackburn - Farington Curve Jn - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Runcorn East - Frodsham - Helsby - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction
47854 (2) Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Ffestiniog
47832 (1) Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction
47854 (2) Llandudno Junction - (reverse of outward route) - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Astley - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Castleton - Rochdale - Littleborough - Todmorden - Hall Royd Jn - (reverse of outward route) - York

Notes : 
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) 47832 on rear.
(3) This tour was originally advertised to run from/to Harrogate.
(4) Consist confirmation required.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
York 06.36d [P10] 06.38   22.38a [P11] 22.37
Colton Jn 06/42 [LSL] 06/46   22/32 [LSL] 22/31
Colton South Jn 06/42 [NNL] 06/47   22/31 [LSL] 22/30
Ulleskelf 06*47 ~ 06*54 06/50?   22/29 22/29
Church Fenton 06/57 [TL] 06/58   22/27 [P4] 22/27
Micklefield 07/02 [P2] 07/05   22/23 [P1] 22/23
Cross Gates 07/06 [P2] 07/11   22/18 [P1] 22/18
Neville Hill West Jn 07/09 07/13   22/14 22/14
Leeds 07.13a ~ 07.19d [P16] 07.17 ~ 07.22   21.58a ~ 22.11d [P8] 22.06 ~ 22.11
Leeds West Jn 07/20 [F] [UM] 07/23   21/56 [E] 22/03
Engine Shed Jn 07/21 07/24   21/54 [DM] 21/52
Stourton Jn 07/24 07/28   21/49 21/49
Woodlesford 07/26 07/30   21/45 21/47
Methley Jn 07/29 07/32   21/42 21/45
Altofts Jn 07/30 07/33   21/39 21/43
Normanton 07/32 07/35   21/38 21/43
Wakefield Kirkgate 07.37a ~ 07.40d [P2] 07.42 ~ ?   21.31a ~ 21.35d [P1] 21.31 ~ 21.38
Horbury Jn 07/44 [FL] 07/51   21/27 [FL] 21/19
Mirfield East Jn 07/56 [SL] 07/57   21/19 21/11
Heaton Lodge East Jn 07/59 08/00   21/14 21/09
Bradley Wood Jn 08/03 08/02   21/10 21/08
Brighouse 08.06a ~ 08.08d [P2] 08.04 ~ 08.09   21.05a ~ 21.07d [P1] ?
Greetland Jn 08/13 08/14   20/59 21/03
Milner Royd Jn 08/15 08/16   20/57 21/01
Hebden Bridge 08/22 [P1] 08/22   20/49 [P2] 20/48
Hall Royd Jn 08/27 08/27   20/45 20/44
Copy Pit 08/35 08/37   - -
Gannow Jn 08/43 08/46   - -
Accrington 08/51 [P2] 08/53   - -
Daisyfield Jn 08/58 09/00   - -
Blackburn 09.01 ~ 09.16 [P4] 09.02 ~ 09.05   - -
Lostock Hall Jn 09/26 09/18   - -
Farington Jn 09*32 ~ 09*41 [UF] 09/29   - -
Euxton Jn 09/46 09/34   - -
Balshaw Lane Jn 09/48 09/37   - -
Wigan North Western 09/55 [P4] 09/45   - -
Wigan South Jn 09/56 09/46   - -
Springs Branch Jn 09/56 09/47   - -
Golborne Jn 10/00 09/50   - -
Todmorden - -   20/44 [P2] 20/43
Littleborough - -   20/37 [P2] 20/37
Rochdale East Jn - -   20/33 20/34
Rochdale - -   20/33 [P1] 20/33
Castleton East Jn - -   20/30 20/28
Vitriol Jn - -   20/25 20/23
Thorpes Bridge Jn - -   19*48 ~ 20*20 [DPL] ?
Brewery Jn - -   19/44 19/48
Miles Platting - -   19/42 19/47
Manchester Victoria - -   19/39 [P4] 19/44
Deal Street Jn - -   19/37 19/42
Ordsall Lane Jn - -   19/35 19/40
Eccles - -   19/30 19/31
Astley - -   19/25 19/26
Parkside Jn - -   19/18 19/20
Newton-le-Willows - -   19/17 19/18
Earlestown - -   19/15 [P4] 19/15
Winwick Jn 10/04 [US] 09/52   19/12 19/12
Dallam Jn 10/07 09/55   19/10 19/09
Warrington Bank Quay 10.09 ~ 10.11 [P1] [UF] 09.58 ~ 10.00   19.06 ~ 19.07 [P3] 19.03 ~ 19.06
Acton Grange Jn 10/18 10/04   19/03 [DF] 18/59
Runcorn East 10/21 [P1] ?   18/59 [P2] ?
Frodsham Jn 10/24 10/10   18/57 18/52
Frodsham 10/25 ?   18/55 ?
Helsby 10/28 [P1] 10/15   18/52 [P2] 18/47
Mickle Trafford 10/35 10/20   18/48 18/40
Chester 10/40 [UDM] 10/31   18/35 [P4] 18/35
Chester South Jn 10/41 10/31   18/34 [UF] 18/33
Saltney Jn 10/43 10/34   18/32 18/29
Rockcliffe Hall 10/50 10/41   18/22 18/22
Holywell Jn 10/56 10/53   18/14 18/17
Rhyl 11/07 11/09   18/00 [P1] 18/02
Colwyn Bay 11/17 ?   17/50 ?
Llandudno Junction 11.21a ~ 11.44d [P4] 11.24 ~ 11.41   17.19a ~ 17.44d [P3] 17.26 ~ 17.44
Tal-y-Cafn 11t52 ~ 11t53 ?   17t08 ~ 17t09 ?
North Llanrwst 12t03 ~ 12t12 12.02 ~ 12.15   16t49 ~ 16t58 16.54 ~ 16.56
Betws-y-Coed 12.20a ~ 12.24d ?   16.36a ~ 16.41d ?
Blaenau Ffestiniog 12.51a 13.09   16.10d 16.10


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