30th June 2019

West Coast Railways
The Rolex Express

Locos Used 57314 & steam: 6201 'Princes Elizabeth'
Stock Used (2) (80217)+10729+10734+17167+325+3247+3275+3174+3267+1566+3273+3182

Route :
1Z62 : Crewe to Holyhead
1Z63 : Holyhead to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
6201 (1) Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
57314 Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 57314 on rear.
(2) 80217 was only in the consist when 6201 was on the train.
(3) This was a private charter train for Rolex Watches, using the Northern Belle coaches.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 11.08d [P6] 11.12   17.02a [P12] 17.06
Crewe Steel Works 11/15 11/16   16/58 17/02
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/27 11/27   16/50 16/55
Chester 11/39 [UM] 11/40   16.32a ~ 16.38d [P3] 16.29 ~ 16.37
Chester South Jn 11/40 [DM] 11/40   16/30 [UF] 16/27
Saltney Jn 11/42 11/43   16/27 16/25
Shotton 11/48 11/49   16/20 16/19
Rockcliffe Hall 11/50 11/51   16/18 16/15
Flint 11/53 11/54   16/14 16/13
Holywell Jn 11/58 11/58   16/09 16/08
Mostyn East Jn 12/01 12/00   16/07 16/06
Prestatyn 12/09 12/08   16/01 16/01
Rhyl 12/13 [P2] 12/13   15/59 [P1] 15/56
Abergele & Pensarn 12/18 12/18   15/55 15/52
Colwyn Bay 12/24 ?   15/49 ?
Llandudno Junction 12w30 ~ 13w43 [P1] 12.32 ~ 13.42 [P1]   15/45 [P1] 15/43
Penmaenmawr 13/50 ?   15/38 ?
Bangor 14/00 [P2] 14/04   15/29 [P1] 15/27
Menai Bridge 14/02 ?   15/25 ?
Llanfairpwll 14/05 ?   15/22 ?
Gaerwen Jn 14/08 ?   15/19 ?
Valley 14/25 ?   15/06 ?
Holyhead 14.37a [P1] 14.33   15.00d [P1] 15.00


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

29/06/19 :
5Z60 : (57314 with 6201 on rear) : Carnforth to Crewe

Location Booked Actual
Carnforth Steamtown 09.32d  
Carnforth H.S. 09.42 ~ 09.46  
Carnforth 09.51 ~ 11.21  
Carnforth North Jn 11/24  
Morecambe South Jn 11/30  
Lancaster 11.34 ~ 12.01  
Garstang & Catteral 12/15  
Fylde Jn 12/26  
Preston 12.28 ~ 12.32  
Ribble Jn 12/33  
Euxton Jn 12/39  
Balshaw Lane 12/44  
Wigan North Western 12/52  
Wigan South Jn 12/54  
Springs Branch Jn 12/55  
Golborne Jn 12/59  
Winwick Jn 13/04  
Dallam Jn 13/09  
Warrington Bank Quay 13/10  
Acton Grange Jn 13/12  
Weaver Jn 13/18  
Acton Bridge 13/20  
Hartford Jn 13/22  
Winsford 13/28  
Crewe Coal Yard 13/39  
Crewe 13.43 ~ 14.05 [P12] [P12]
Crewe Down Refuge Siding 14.08a  

5Z59 : (6201 with 80217) : Crewe to Crewe Heritage Centre

Location Booked Actual
Crewe Down Refuge Siding 14.12d  
Crewe 14.15 ~ 14.19 [P12] [P12]
Crewe Sig.CE142 14.22 ~ 14.25  
Crewe Heritage Centre GF 14.27 ~ 14.29  
Crewe Heritage Centre 14.30a  

30/06/19 :
5Z60 : (6201 with 80217) : Crewe Heritage Centre to Crewe

Location Booked
Crewe Heritage Centre 08.52d
Crewe Heritage Centre GF 08.57 ~ 09.02
Crewe Sig.CE142 09.05 ~ 09.10
Crewe 09.13a [P12]

5Z61 : (57314?) : Crewe to Crewe

Location Booked
Crewe Down Refuge Siding 08.56d
Crewe 09.00 ~ 10.05 [P12]
Crewe South Jn 10/07
Crewe Gresty Lane Reception 10.14 ~ 10.54
Crewe South Jn 11/00
Crewe 11.02a

5Z64 : (6201 with 80217) : Holyhead to Carnforth
(Loco turned at Valley NE)

Location Booked Actual
Holyhead 15.20d [P1]  
Valley 15.28 ~ 15.30  
Valley Nuclear Electric 15.38 ~ 16.57  
Valley 17.05 ~ 17.10  
Gaerwen Jn 17/27  
Llanfairpwll 17/30  
Menai Bridge 17/32  
Bangor 17/36  
Penmaenmawr 17/46  
Llandudno Junction 17w54 ~ 18w17  
Colwyn Bay 18/22  
Rhyl 18/33  
Holywell Jn 18/46  
Rockcliffe Hall 18/53  
Saltney Jn 19/03  
Chester South Jn 19/06  
Chester 19.09 ~ 19.11  
Mickle Trafford 19/17  
Helsby 19/22  
Frodsham Jn 19/27  
Runcorn East 19/29  
Acton Grange Jn 19/33  
Warrington Bank Quay 19/36  
Dallam Jn 19/37  
Winwick Jn 19/40  
Golborne Jn 19/43  
Springs Branch Jn 19/47  
Wigan South Jn 19/48  
Wigan North Western 19/49  
Balshaw Lane 19/58  
Euxton Jn 20/04  
Ribble Jn 20/12  
Preston 20.14 ~ 21.09  
Fylde Jn 21/11  
Garstang & Catteral 21/21  
Lancaster 21/34 [DF]
Morecambe South Jn 21/37  
Carnforth North Jn 21/41  
Carnforth 21.42 ~ 21.47  
Carnforth H.S. 21.50 ~ 22.00  
Carnforth Steamtown 22.10a  

5Z63 : (57314?) : Crewe to Carnforth

Location Booked
Crewe 17.23d [P12]
Crewe Coal Yard 17/26
Winsford 17/31
Hartford Jn 17/35
Acton Bridge 17/37
Weaver Jn 17/39
Acton Grange Jn 17/42
Warrington Bank Quay 17/45
Dallam Jn 17/46
Winwick Jn 17/48
Golborne Jn 17/50
Springs Branch Jn 17/57
Wigan South Jn 17/58
Wigan North Western 17/59
Balshaw Lane 18/06
Euxton Jn 18/08
Ribble Jn 18/13
Preston 18/15
Fylde Jn 18/16
Garstang & Catteral 18/25
Lancaster 18/35
Morecambe South Jn 18/37
Carnforth North Jn 18/40
Carnforth 18.41 ~ 20.11
Carnforth H.S. 20.14 ~ 20.24
Carnforth Steamtown 20.34a


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