6th June 2019

Steam Dreams Rail Co
Steam Dreams Excursion

Locos Used 47245 & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used (2) (17025)+5171+9104+13440+99122+3136+99348+1666+5236+5249

Route :
1Z67 : London Euston to Holyhead
1Z68 : Holyhead to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
47245 London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe
45690 (1) Crewe - Chester - Prestatyn - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
45690 (1) Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
47245 Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 47245 on rear.
(2) 17025 was only in the consist when 45690 was on the train.
(3) 45690 carried 'The Irish Mail' headboard.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 06.23d [P1] 06.23   22.01a [P2] 22.04
Camden South Jn 06/26 [C] 06/25   21/57 [A] 22/00
Camden Jn 06/26 [DS] 06/26   21/57 [B] 21/59
Willesden West London Jn 06/30 [DS] 06/32   21/54 [US] 21/54
Wembley Central 06/33 [P5] [DS] 06/35   21/50 [P6] [US] 21/52
Harrow & Wealdstone 06/37 [P5] [DS] 06/37   21/47 [P6] [US] 21/49
Watford Junction 06/42 [P8] [DS] 06/42   21.38a ~ 21.41d [P9] [US] 21.40 ~ 21.42
Bourne End Jn 06/52 [DS] 06/48   21/30 [US] 21/32
Tring 07/00 [P3] [DS] 06/56   21/25 [P5] [US] 21/28
Ledburn Jn 07/07 [DS] 07/03   21/18 [US] 21/22
Bletchley 07/16 [P3] [DS] 07/14   21/11 [P4] [US] 21/15
Milton Keynes Central 07.20a ~ 07.23d [P3] [DS] 07.19 ~ 07.22   21.03a ~ 21.06d [P1] [US] 21.08 ~ 21.10
Hanslope Jn 07/31 [DN] 07/29   20/56 [US] ?
Northampton 07/41 [P2] 07/41   20/47 [UM] 20/52
Long Buckby 07/53 07/52   20/37 20/40
Daventry North Jn 07/58 07/57   20/32 20/36
Hillmorton Jn 08/01 [DN] 08/00   20/30 [UN] 20/33
Rugby 08.03a ~ 08.09d [P2] [DS] 08.02 ~ 08.09   20.25a ~ 20.28d [P5] 20.28 ~ 20.30
Trent Valley Jn 08/11 [DS] 08/11   20/23 [UF-US] 20/26
Brinklow 08/16 [DS-DF] 08/15   ? ?
Attleborough South Jn 08/21 [DF-DS] 08/21   ? ?
Nuneaton 08/23 [P2] [DS] 08/23   20/11 [P4] [UF] 20/14
Amington Jn 08/33 [DS] 08/34   20/01 [US-UF] 20/04
Tamworth LL 08/34 [DS] 08/35   19/59 [US] 20/03
Lichfield Trent Valley 08.40a ~ 08.43d [P1] [DS] 08.40 ~ 08.47   19.49a ~ 19.52d [P2] [US] 19.54 ~ 19.57
Lichfield North Jn 08/46 [DS-DF] 08/48   19/47 [US] 19/53
Rugeley North Jn 08/53 [DF] 08/56   19/41 [UF-US] 19/46
Colwich 08/57 [DF] 08/58   19/39 [UF] 19/44
Stafford 09/02 [DF] 09/04   19/33 [UF] 19/38
Norton Bridge 09/06 [DF] 09/07   19/29 [UF] 19/33
Madeley 09/15 [DF] 09/16   19/19 [UF] 19/24
Basford Hall Jn 09/20 [DF] 09/21   19/15 [UF] 19/18
Crewe 09L24a ~ 10L02d [P12] 09.26 ~ 10.04   18L34a ~ 19L10d [P12] 18.32 ~ 19.14 [P12]
Crewe Steel Works 10/07 10/08   18/30 18/28
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 10/17 10/18   18/21 18/20
Chester 10.30a ~ 10.33d [P3] [DF] 10.30 ~ 10.33 [P3]   18.03a ~ 18.07d [P4] 17.57 ~ 18.06
Chester South Jn 10/35 10/34   18/00 [UF] 17/55
Saltney Jn 10/37 10/37   17/58 17/53
Rockcliffe Hall 10/47 10/45   17/46 17/46
Holywell Jn 10/58 10/57   17/39 17/39
Prestatyn 11/09 11/08   17/29 17/32
Rhyl 11/14 [DM] 11/13   17/26 [P1] 17/28
Colwyn Bay 11/25 ?   17/15 ?
Llandudno Junction 11w32a ~ 12w29d [P1] 11.34 ~ 12.26   16w59a ~ 17w10d [P1] 16.55 ~ 17.13 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 12/37 ?   16/51 ?
Bangor 12.50a ~ 12.55d 12.48 ~ 12.51   16/41 16/39
Menai Bridge 13/04 ?   16/36 ?
Llanfairpwll 13/07 ?   16/34 ?
Gaerwen 13/10 ?   16/31 ?
Valley 13/26 ?   16/15 ?
Holyhead 13.33a [P1] 13.27   16.05d [P1] 16.05


Associated Light Engine Workings

5Z67 : (45690 with 17025) : Carnforth to Crewe
5Z69 : (45690 with 17025) : Crewe to Carnforth

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Carnforth Steamtown 05.20d   22.24a
Carnforth H.S. 05.30 ~ 05.40   22.03 ~ 22.13
Carnforth 05.45 ~ 05.50   21.56 ~ 22.01
Carnforth North Jn 05/53   21/55
Morecambe South Jn 05/57   21/51
Lancaster 05/59   21/49
Garstang & Catteral 06/11   21/35
Fylde Jn 06/22   21/22
Preston 06*26 ~ 06*35   21*15 ~ 21*20
Ribble Jn 06/37   21/13
Euxton Jn 06/43   21/08
Balshaw Lane 06/45   21/05
Wigan North Western 06/53   20/57
Wigan South Jn 06/54   20/56
Springs Branch Jn 06/55   20/55
Golborne Jn 07/00   20/50
Winwick Jn 07/03   20/48
Dallam Jn 07/06   20/45
Warrington Bank Quay 07/07   20/44
Acton Grange Jn 07/09   20/42
Weaver Jn 07/15   20/37
Acton Bridge 07/17   20/33
Hartford Jn 07*21 ~ 07*31   20/30
Winsford 07/37   20/24
Crewe Coal Yard 07/53   20/17
Crewe 07.57 ~ 08.41 [P12]   19.25 ~ 20.13 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/45   -
Gresty Green East Jn 08.46 ~ 08.49   -
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/50   -
Crewe SSN Signal Box 08.54 ~ 08.58   -
Crewe Sig.CE543 09.02 ~ 09.18   19/23
Crewe SSN Signal Box -   19.09 ~ 19.13
Crewe Gresty Lane -   19/05
Gresty Green Up Loop -   18.53 ~ 19.01
Crewe Gresty Lane -   18/49
Crewe 09.20a [P12]   18.45d [P12]

0Z67 : (45690) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 14.15d [P1]
Valley 14.22 ~ 14.24
Valley Nuclear Electric 14.32 ~ 15.08
Valley 15.16 ~ 15.18
Holyhead 15.24a [P1]


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