13th February 2019

West Coast Railways
The Glasgow Flyer

Locos Used 57314 & 57316
Stock Used 99128+99127+1961+99348+3143+99352+1861+99722+99327+9391

Route :
1Z77 : Llandudno Junction to Glasgow Central
1Z78 : Glasgow Central to Llandudno Junction

Loco(s) Route
57314 (1) Llandudno Junction - Colwyn Bay - Rhyl - Flint - Chester - Helsby - Runcorn East - Warrington Bank Quay - (via WCML) - Glasgow Central
57316 (2) Glasgow Central - (reverse of outward route) - Llandudno Junction

Notes :
(1) 57316 on rear.
(2) 57314 on rear.
(3) It is reported that the return leg had a late start from Glasgow Central, due to a brake defect.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Llandudno Junction 05.56d [P3] 05.56   22.46a [P1] 22.57
Colwyn Bay 06.02a ~ 06.05d ?   22.37a ~ 22.39d ?
Rhyl 06/16 06/16   22/25 22/39
Prestatyn 06/20 06/19   22/21 22/36
Holywell Jn 06/27 06/28   22/12 22/30
Flint 06.31a ~ 06.33d [P1] 06.32 ~ 06.33   22.06a ~ 22.08d [P2] 22.22 ~ 22.25
Rockcliffe Hall 06/36 06/39   22/03 22/19
Saltney Jn 06/46 06/47   21/55 22/13
Chester South Jn 06*50 ~ 07*13 ? ~ 07.14   21/52 22/10
Chester 07.15a ~ 07.18d [P4] 07.16 ~ 07.23   21.47a ~ 21.51d [P7] 22.05 ~ 22.09
Mickle Trafford 07/24 07/29   21/39 21/59
Helsby 07/28 [P2] 07/35   21/33 [P1] 21/55
Frodsham 07.32a ~ 07.34d [P2] ?   21.27a ~ 21.29d [P1] ?
Runcorn East 07/39 [P2] 07/45   21/20 [P1] 21/45
Acton Grange Jn 07/43 07/48   21/17 21/42
Walton Old Jn 07*45 ~ 07*49 ?   - -
Warrington Bank Quay 07.52a ~ 07.55d [P4] 07.54 ~ 07.57   21.09a ~ 21.12d [P2] 21.33 ~ 21.38
Dallam Jn 07/58 07/59   21/06 21/30
Winwick Jn 08/00 08/02   21/03 21/28
Golborne Jn 08/03 08/05   21/01 21/26
Springs Branch Jn 08/10 08/11   20/57 21/23
Wigan South Jn 08/11 08/12   20/56 21/22
Wigan North Western 08/14 [P5] 08/13   20/56 [P4] 21/21
Balshaw Lane 08/22 08/20   20/48 21/12
Euxton Jn 08/24 08/22   20/44 21/11
Ribble Jn 08/28 08/27   20/34 21/06
Preston 08.30a ~ 08.32d [P3] 08.29 ~ 08.34   20.30a ~ 20.33d [P6] 20.56 ~ 21.05
Garstang & Catteral 08/44 08/42   20/18 20/46
Lancaster 08/53 [DF] 08/51   19*59 ~ 20*06 [P4] 20.04 ~ 20.34
Morecambe South Jn 08/55 08/52   19/55 20/00
Carnforth [Up Passenger Loop] - -   19*32 ~ 19*50 [UPL] 19.34 ~ 19.54
Carnforth North Jn 09/00 08/55   19/30 19/32
Oxenholme Lake District 09/11 [P2] 09/03   19/19 [P1] 19/19
Grayrigg 09/18 09/09   19*04 ~ 19*10 [UGL] 18.56 ~ 19.09
Tebay 09*25 ~ 09*31 [DGL] 09.07 ~ 09.13   18/56 18/48
Shap Summit 09/38 09/17   18/51 18/45
Penrith North Lakes 09*56 ~ 10*01 [P3] 09/27?   18/38 [P1] 18/35
Carlisle 10.20 ~ 10.22 [P3] 09/42?   18.16 ~ 18.18 [P4] 18.17 ~ 18.19
Gretna Jn 10/31 09/51   18/07 18/10
Quintinshill 10/32 09/52   18/06 18/09
Lockerbie 10/47 [P1] 10/02   17*25 ~  17*49 [UPL] 17/59
Beattock 11*01 ~ 11*26 [DPL] 10.15 ~ 11.31   17/14 17/50
Beattock Summit 11/40 11/42   17/07 17/43
Abington 11/47 11/48   16/58 17/38
Carstairs South Jn 12/01 12/00   16/46 17/28
Carstairs 12*02 ~ 12*12 [DPL] 12.01 ~ 12.09   16/46 [P2] 17/27
Lanark Jn 12/17 12/14   16/43 17/25
Law Jn 12/26 12/21   16/32 17/18
Shieldmuir 12/29 12/24   16/27 17/15
Motherwell 12/32 [P2] 12/27   16/24 [P1] 17/14
Uddingston Jn 12/37 12/32   16/15 17/10
Newton East Jn 12/40 12/34   16/14 17/09
Newton - -   16*08 ~ 16*12 ?
Newton West Jn 12/42 12/37   16/06 17/07
Rutherglen East Jn 12/44 12/42   16/02 17/01
Shawfield 12/46 ?   16/00 ?
Larkfield Jn 12/48 ?   15/59 ?
Eglinton Street Jn 12/49 12/46   15/57 ?
Bridge Street Jn 12/51 12/51   15/56 16/54
Glasgow Central 12.55a [P11] 12.55   15.54d [P1] 16.51


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