6th April 2019

Northern Belle
Aintree Grand National / Chester at Leisure

Locos Used 57313 & 57601 'Windsor Castle'
Stock Used 10729+10734+17167+325+3247+3275+3174+3267+1566+3273+3182

Route :
1Z59 : London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
1Z61 : Chester to Liverpool Lime Street
1Z62 : Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
57313 (1) London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe - Weaver Jn - Runcorn - Liverpool South Parkway
57601? (2) (4) Liverpool South Parkway? - Crewe? (5)
57313? (1) (4) Crewe? - Chester? (5)
57601? (2) (4) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham Jn - Halton Jn - Runcorn - Liverpool South Parkway - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street
57313? (1) (4) Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Liverpool South Parkway - Runcorn - Weaver Jn - Crewe - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - (via Weedon & WCML) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 57601 on rear.
(2)
57313 on rear?
(3) The Grand National race was won by 'Tiger Roll' 4/1. This horse also won the Grand National in 2018.
(4) Loco confirmation required. 57601 T&T 57313?
(5) Route confirmation required, did the tour use the same route as 14/04/18?

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 06.47d [P14] [C] 06.47   23.47a [P15] 23.38
Camden South Jn 06/50 [C] 06/50   23/43 [D] 23/35
Camden Jn 06/50 [DS] 06/51   23/42 [D] 23/34
Willesden West London Jn 06/54 [DS] 06/55   23/39 [UF] 23/30
Wembley Central 06/58 [P5] [DS] 06/58   23/33 [P4] [UF] 23/29
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/02 [P5] [DS] 07/01   23/31 [P4] [UF] 23/27
Watford Junction 07.08a ~ 07.11d [P8] [DS] 07.07 ~ 07.11   23.20a ~ 23.24d [P7] [UF] 23.17 ~ 23.19
Bourne End Jn 07/19 [DS] 07/20   23/09 [UF] 23/02
Tring 07/25 [P3] [DS] 07/26   23/00 [P2] [UF] 22/58
Ledburn Jn 07/30 [DS] 07/30   22/49 [UF] 22/53
Bletchley 07/37 [P3] [DS] 07/37   22/42 [P2] [UF] 22/47
Milton Keynes Central 07*42 ~ 07*52 [P2] [DS] 07.41 ~ 07.50   22/39 [P4] [UF] 22/44
Hanslope Jn 07/58 [DS] 07/57   22/35 [UF] 22/38
Northampton 08*09 ~ 08*20 [P3] 08.08 ~ 08.19   - -
Long Buckby 08/31 08/33   - -
Daventry North Jn 08/36 08/38   - -
Weedon - -   22/25 22/29
Hillmorton Jn 08/39 [DNL] 08/41   22/17 [UF] 22/19
Rugby 08/42 [P1] [DCL] 08/43   22/15 [P4] 22/18
Trent Valley Jn 08/44 08/44   22/14 [UF] 22/17
Coventry 08/53 [P3] 08/53   22/04 [P2] 22/10
Birmingham International 09.07a ~ 09.23d [P1] 09.06 ~ 09.21   21.49a ~ 21.53d [P4] 21.52 ~ 21.58
Stechford 09/31 09/29   21/43 21/46
Aston 09/38 [P1] 09/36   21/38 [P2] 21/40
Perry Barr North Jn 09/45 09/40   21/34 21/37
Bescot Stadium 09/54 [P2] 09/45   21/30 [P1] 21/33
Darlaston Jn 09/55 09/46   21/29 21/31
Portobello Jn 09/58 09/51   21/26 21/28
Wolverhampton 10/03 [P1] 09/58   - -
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/04 10/00   - -
Bushbury Jn 10/06 10/01   21/22 21/24
Rickerscote 10/17 10/11   20*59 ~ 21*06 21/10?
Trent Valley Jn 10/18 [DS] 10/12   20/56 21/08
Stafford 10/20 [P5] [DS] 10/13   20/55 [P4] [US] 21/07
Doxey Jn 10/20 [DS] 10/14   20/55 [UF-US] 21/05
Searchlight Lane Jn 10/25 [DS] 10/19 [DS]   - -
Norton Bridge - -   20/49 [UF] 21/00
Madeley 10/33 [DS] 10/28   20/40 [UF] 20/51
Basford Hall Jn 10/40 [DS] 10/33   20/36 20/44
Crewe 10.44 ~ 10.47 [P12] 10.38 ~ 10.48   20.29 ~ 20.31 [P5] 20.38 ~ 20.40
Crewe Coal Yard 10/49 10/51   20/26 20/37
Winsford 10/56 [DF] 10/58   20/19 20/28
Hartford Jn 11/00 11/02   20*12 ~ 20*15 [UF] 20/22?
Acton Bridge 11/01 11/03   20/07 [US] 20/21
Weaver Jn 11/03 11/05   20/04 [UF] 20/19
Runcorn 11.10a ~ 11.15d [P2] 11.10 ~ 11.16   19.55a ~ 19.58d [P1] 20/13?
Ditton East Jn 11/19 [DS] ?   19/51 ?
Liverpool South Parkway 11.28a [P4] 11.31   19.37a ~ 19.41d [P3] 19.50 ~ 19.51
Wavertree Jn - -   19/30 [SL] 19/45
Edge Hill - -   19/27 [P3] 19/42
Crown Street Jn - -   19/25 [FL] 19/40
Liverpool Lime Street - -   19.23d [P6] 19.37

 

Location Booked Actual
Chester 18.05d [P4] 18.04
Mickle Trafford 18/11 18/10
Helsby 18/15 18/16
Frodsham Jn 18/21 18/23
Halton Jn 18/25 18/27
Runcorn 18/28 [P2] 18/29
Ditton East Jn 18/32 ?
Liverpool South Parkway 18/43 [P4] 18/42
Wavertree Jn 18/51 18/48
Edge Hill 18/55 [P4] 18/51
Crown Street Jn 18/56 18/53
Liverpool Lime Street 18.59a [P6] 19.03

Timings continue in first table.

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