8th December 2018

Saphos Trains
The Pennine Moors Christmas Explorer

Loco Used steam: 70000 'Britannia'
Stock Used 35465+3125+99993+3148+13227+3100+17159+3426+1203+5991+6311

Route :
1Z70 : Crewe to Burnley Manchester Road
1Z72 : Burnley Manchester Road to Crewe

Loco Route
70000 Crewe - Hartford - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Farington Jn - Blackburn - Accrington - Gannow Jn - Burnley Manchester Road - Copy Pit - Stansfield Hall Jn - Todmorden - Littleborough - Rochdale - Castleton - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria - Ordsall Lane Jn - Eccles - Astley - Parkside Jn - Newton-le-Willows - Winwick Jn - (via WCML) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) This was Saphos Trains last tour for 2018.
(2) Outward route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Crewe 10.07d [P12] [P12]
Crewe Coal Yard 10/10 [DS] ?
Winsford 10/19 [DF] ?
Hartford 10.24a ~ 10.26d [P2]
Hartford Jn 10/28 ?
Acton Bridge 10/30 ?
Weaver Jn 10/33 ?
Acton Grange Jn 10/40 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 10.43a ~ 10.48d [P4] [P3]
Dallam Jn 10/52 ?
Winwick Jn 10/55 ?
Golborne Jn 10/59 [DS] ?
Springs Branch Jn 11/13 [DF] ?
Wigan South Jn 11/15 ?
Wigan North Western 11/16 [P5] [P5]
Balshaw Lane 11/24 ?
Euxton Jn 11/26 ?
Farington Jn 11/30 ?
Lostock Hall Jn 11/35 ?
Blackburn 11/53 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 11/55 ?
Accrington 12/02 [P1] [P1]
Rose Grove 12.11 ~ 12.39 ?
Gannow Jn 12/41 ?
Burnley Manchester Road 12.43a ~ 13.08d [P2] ? ~ 13.07 [P2]
Copy Pit 13/18 ?
Stansfield Hall Jn 13/28 13/30
Todmorden 13/30 [P1] 13/33
Littleborough 13/38 [P1] 13/42
Rochdale East Jn 13/44 13/44
Rochdale 13/44 [P3] 13/45
Castleton 13/49 13/46
Castleton East Jn 13/50 13/47
Vitriol Works 13/56 13/50
Thorpes Bridge Jn 14/02 13/55
Brewery Jn 14*06 ~ 14*11 [UPL] 13.56 ~ 14.18
Miles Platting 14/13 [FL] 14/20
Manchester Victoria 14.20 ~ 14.28 [P3] 14/23 [P3]
Deal Street Jn 14/31 14/24
Salford Central 14/31 14/25
Ordsall Lane Jn 14/38 14/29
Eccles 14/44 14/34
Astley 14/50 14/39
Parkside Jn 14/59 14/44
Newton-le-Willows 15/01 14/47
Earlestown 15/03 [P5] 14/50
Winwick Jn 15/07 [UF] 14/54
Dallam Jn 15/11 14/57
Warrington Bank Quay 15.13a ~ 15.15d [P2] [OL] 15.02 ~ 15.09
Walton Old Jn 15/20 ?
Acton Grange Jn 15/27 [UF] 15/13
Weaver Jn 15/33 15/19
Acton Bridge 15/36 15/22
Hartford Jn 15/38 15/24
Hartford 15.41a ~ 15.43d 15.27 ~ 15.29 [P1]
Winsford 15/50 [US] 15/35
Crewe Coal Yard 16/03 15/43
Crewe 16.08a [P12] 15.47


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