7th March 2019

West Coast Railways
The Scenic Carlisle Express

Locos Used 47826, 57313 & 57316
Stock Used 99723+4973+99318+3058+99347+99025+95402+99128+1961+99127

Route :
1Z56 : Chesterfield to Carlisle
1Z58 : Carlisle to Chesterfield

Loco(s) Route
57316 (1) Chesterfield - Sheffield - Meadowhall - Holmes Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Mirfield East Jn - Heaton Lodge East Jn - Brighouse - Greetland Jn - Hebden Bridge - Hall Royd Jn - Copy Pit - Gannow Jn - Accrington - Blackburn - Lostock Hall Jn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth [U&DGL] (4)
47826 + 57316 Carnforth [U&DGL] - (via WCML) - Carlisle (4)
47826 (2) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn
57316 (3) Blackburn - (reverse of outward route) - South Kirkby Jn - Doncaster - Hexthorpe Jn - Mexborough Jn - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Masborough Jn - Holmes Jn - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Chesterfield

Notes :
(1) 57313 on rear.
(2) 57316 on rear.
(3) 47826 on rear.
(4) The outward leg was booked to reverse at Blackburn and then travel via the S&C to Carlisle, but was diverted via Carnforth, due to 57313 failing to start at Blackburn.


47826+57316 on arrival at Carlisle (photo: Michael Couldridge)

Source : Michael Couldridge (joined the outward leg at Chesterfield, returned to Blackburn)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Chesterfield 06.34d [P3] 06.33 [P3]   21.23a [P2] 21.28
Dore Station Jn 06/44 06/47   21/13 21/18
Sheffield 06.50a ~ 06.53d [P1] 06.53 ~ 06.55   21.03a ~ 21.06d [P5] 21.08 ~ 21.11
Nunnery Main Line Jn 06/56 06/57   21/01 21/06
Brightside Jn 07/01 07/01   20/58 21/00
Meadowhall 07/02 07/01   20/57 20/59
Holmes Jn 07/04 07/02   20/54 20/56
Masborough Jn 07/05 07/03   20/53 20/53
Aldwarke Jn 07/11 07/05   20/49 20/49
Swinton 07.14a ~ 07.17d [P1] 07.08 ~ 07.17   20.44a ~ 20.46d 20.43 ~ 20.46
Moorthorpe 07/29 [P2] 07/26   - -
Mexborough - -   20/42 20/40
Hexthorpe Jn - -   20/30 20/33
Doncaster - -   20/25 [P8] 20/24
Adwick - -   20/19 20/14
Adwick Jn - -   20/18 20/13
South Kirkby Jn 07/32 07/27   20/13 20/09
Hemsworth Loop 07*36 ~ 07*47 [DPL] 07.31 ~ 07.50   20/10 20/07
Hare Park Jn 07/55 07/57   20/05 20/02
Crofton West Jn 08/04 08/00   20/01 19/59
Calder Bridge Jn 08/07 08/03   19/57 19/56
Wakefield Kirkgate 08.10a ~ 08.14d [P3] 08.06 ~ 08.14   19.52a ~ 19.55d [P3] 19.51 ~ 19.54
Horbury Jn 08/18 [SL] 08/19   19/46 [SL] 19/33
Mirfield East Jn 08/36 08/28   19/34 19/26
Heaton Lodge East Jn 08/38 08/33   19/29 19/23
Bradley Wood Jn 08/42 08/38   19/27 19/20
Brighouse 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P2] 08.41 ~ 08.47   19.06a ~ 19.20d [P1] 19.10 ~ 19.15
Greetland Jn 08/52 08/52   18/59 19/05
Milner Royd Jn 08/55 08/54   18/57 19/03
Hebden Bridge 09/02 [P1] 09/00   18/46 [P2] 18/55
Hall Royd Jn 09/08 09/05   18/42 18/50
Copy Pit 09/16 09/15   18/32 18/42
Gannow Jn 09/24 09/23   18/23 18/33
Accrington 09/33 [P2] 09/31   18/15 [P1] 18/24
Daisyfield Jn 09/40 09/38   18/09 18/17
Blackburn 09.43a ~ 09.58d [P1] 09.42 ~ 10.19   17.58a ~ 18.07d [P4] 17.59 ~ 18.14
Daisyfield Jn 10/01 DIV   17/55 17/56
Langho 10/09 [P2] DIV   17/47 [P1] ?
Clitheroe 10/18 [P2] DIV   17/37 [P1] 17/33
Horrocksford Jn 10/19 DIV   17/35 ?
Hellifield 10/40 DIV   17.02 ~ 17.13 [P1] 17/06?
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 10*42 ~ 11*02 [DGL] DIV   - -
Settle Jn 11/08 DIV   16/56 17/00
Helwith Bridge 11/15 DIV   16/50 ?
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 11/17 [P2] DIV   16/49 ?
Ribblehead 11/24 [P2] DIV   16/45 16/46
Blea Moor 11/26 DIV   16/42 16/43
Garsdale 11/37 [P1] DIV   16/33 [P2] 16/31
Ais Gill Summit 11/40 DIV   16/30 ?
Mallerstang 11/43 DIV   16/25 ?
Kirkby Stephen 11/47 [P2] DIV   16/21 [P1] 16/19
Crosby Garrett 11/49 DIV   16/17 ?
Ormside 11/56 DIV   16/11 ?
Appleby 11/58 DIV   16/09 16/07
Kirkby Thore SB 12/04 DIV   16/02 16/03
Culgaith SB 12/07 DIV   15/59 16/00
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/15 DIV   15/51 ?
Low House SB 12/22 DIV   15/44 15/43
Howe & Co Siding 12/26 DIV   15/40 15/40
Petteril Bridge Jn 12/34 DIV   15/34 15/32
London Road Jn 12/35 DIV   15/31 15/31
Lostock Hall Jn DIV ?   - -
Farington Curve Jn DIV ?   - -
Preston DIV ?   - -
Garstang & Catteral DIV ?   - -
Lancaster DIV ?   - -
Morecambe South Jn DIV ?   - -
Carnforth [U&DGL] DIV ? ~ ?   - -
Carnforth North Jn DIV ?   - -
Oxenholme Lake District DIV ?   - -
Tebay DIV ?   - -
Shap Summit DIV ?   - -
Penrith North Lakes DIV ?   - -
Carlisle 12.38a [P3] 13.56 [P3]   15.29d [P3] 15.29


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