13th July 2019

Railway Touring Company
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross / Peter Pan' & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used (1) (17025)+13320+99121+99712+99371+3143+99347+1861+99328+4994+99723

Route :
1Z86 : London Euston to Carlisle
1Z87 : Carlisle to London Euston

Loco(s) Route
86259 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Preston - Carnforth [U&DGL]
45690 Carnforth [U&DGL] - (via WCML) - Carlisle
45690 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Curve Jn - Preston
86259 Preston - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 17025 was only in the consist when 45690 was on the train.
(2) It is reported that the return leg was delayed by trespassers south of Preston.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Euston 07.10d [P14] 07.10   22.15a [P1] 23.28
Camden South Jn 07/13 [E] 07/12   22/12 23/26
Camden Jn 07/13 [DF] 07/13   22/11 [B] 23/25
Willesden West London Jn 07/16 [DF] 07/16   22/08 [UF] 23/21
Wembley Central 07/18 [P3] [DF] 07/18   22/06 [P4] [UF] 23/20
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/20 [P3] [DF] 07/20   22/02 [P4] [UF] 23/17
Watford Junction 07/24 [P6] [DF] 07/24   21/58 [P7] [UF] 23/10
Bourne End Jn 07/28 [DF] 07/29   21/48 [UF] 22/55
Tring 07/32 [P1] [DF] 07/33   21/42 [P2] [UF] 22/47
Ledburn Jn 07/36 [DF] 07/36   21/33 [UF] 22/38
Bletchley 07/42 [P1] [DF] 07/42   21/26 [P2] [UF] 22/31
Milton Keynes Central 07.45a ~ 07.54d [P5] [DS] 07.45 ~ 07.54   21.19a ~ 21.22d [P4] [UF] 22.25 ~ 22.26
Hanslope Jn 08/05 [DS-DF] 08/06   21/12 [UF] 22/16
Weedon 08/13 08/15   21/03 22/07
Hillmorton Jn 08/21 08/23   20/55 21/58
Rugby 08.23a ~ 08.28d [P2] 08.26 ~ 08.28   20.50a ~ 20.53d [P5] 21.53 ~ 21.56
Trent Valley Jn 08/30 [DF] 08/30   20/47 [US] 21/51
Newbold Jn 08/31 [DF] 08/31   20/45 [UF-US] 21/49
Brinklow 08/35 [DF] 08/34   20/40 [UF] 21/45
Attleborough South Jn 08/41 [DF] 08/39   20/31 [UF] 21/39
Nuneaton 08.43a ~ 08.46d [P3] [DF] 08.41 ~ 08.46 [P3]   20.25a ~ 20.27d [P4] [UF] 21.35 ~ 21.37
Amington Jn 08/55 [DF] 08/55   20/16 [UF] 21/26
Lichfield North Jn 09/00 [DF] 09/00   20/11 [UF] 21/20
Rugeley North Jn 09/04 [DF] 09/05   20/06 [UF] 21/15
Colwich 09/08 [DF] 09/07   20/04 [UF] 21/14
Whitehouse Jn 09/12 [DF] 09/10   20/01 [US-UF] 21/11
Trent Valley Jn 09/14 [DF] 09/12   19/54 [US] 21/08
Stafford 09/15 [DF] 09/15   19/53 [P4] [US] 21/07
Norton Bridge 09/21 [DF] 09/20   ? ?
Madeley 09/28 [DF] 09/27   19/41 [US] 20/56
Basford Hall Jn 09/32 [DF] 09/31   19/36 [US] 20/51
Crewe 09.36a ~ 09.39d [P11] [DF] 09.38 ~ 09.40   19.27a ~ 19.32d [P12] [US] 20.44 ~ 20.48
Crewe Coal Yard 09/42 [DF] 09/42   19/25 [UF] 20/42
Winsford 09/47 [DF] 09/48   19/17 [UF] 20/36
Hartford Jn 09/50 [DF] 09/51   19/14 [UF] 20/32
Acton Bridge 09/51 [DF] 09/53   19/13 [UF] 20/31
Weaver Jn 09/53 09/54   19/11 20/29
Acton Grange Jn 09/56 [DF] 09/57   19/07 [UF] 20/25
Warrington Bank Quay 09/58 [P3] [DF] 09/58   19/03 [P2] [UF] 20/23
Dallam Jn 09/59 [DF] 09/59   19/02 [UF] 20/21
Winwick Jn 10/01 [DF] 10/00   19/01 [UF] 20/19
Golborne Jn 10/03 [DF] 10/02   18/59 [UF] 20/17
Springs Branch Jn 10/07 [DF] 10/06   18/56 [UF] 20/15
Wigan South Jn 10/11 [DF] 10/09   18/56 [UF] 20/14
Wigan North Western 10/11 [P5] 10/11   18/55 [P4] 20/13
Balshaw Lane 10/18 [DF] 10/18   18/46 [UF] 20/04
Euxton Jn 10/19 [DF] 10/20   18/45 [UF] 20/00
Farington Curve Jn 10/23 [DF] 10/23   18/38 [UF] 18/52
Ribble Jn 10/24 [DF] 10/27   18/37 [UF] 18/49
Preston 10.25a ~ 10.28d [P3] [DF] 10.29 ~ 10.33   17L56a ~ 18L36d [P5] [UF] 18.04 ~ 18.48

 

Location Booked Actual
Fylde Jn 10/29 10/34
Garstang & Catteral 10/34 10/40
Lancaster 10/41 [DF] 10/49
Morecambe South Jn 10/42 10/50
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10L50 ~ 11L24 10.56 ~ ?
Carnforth North Jn 11/27 11/27
Oxenholme Lake District 11/43 [P2] 11/44
Tebay 11/59 11/58
Shap Summit 12/05 12/05
Penrith North Lakes 12/21 [P2] 12/18
Carlisle 12.41a [P3] ~ 14.12d [P3] 12.34 [P3] ~ 14.12 [P3]
London Road Jn 14/16 14/15
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/17 14/16
Howe & Co Sidings 14/24 14/24
Low House Crossing SB 14/28 14/30
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/37 ?
Culgaith SB 14/46 14/47
Kirkby Thore SB 14/50 14/50
Appleby 14w58 ~ 15w11 14.55 ~ 15.11
Ormside 15/19 ?
Crosby Garrett 15/25 ?
Kirkby Stephen 15/28 [P1] 15/27
Mallerstang 15/33 ?
Ais Gill Summit 15/38 ?
Garsdale 15/42 [P2] ?
Blea Moor 15/52 15/53
Ribblehead 15/56 15/56
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 16/01 ?
Helwith Bridge 16/04 ?
Settle Jn 16/15 16/09
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 16w22 ~ 16w39 [UGL] ?
Hellifield 16/40 16/45
Horrocksford Jn 17/07 ?
Clitheroe 17/09 [P1] 17/07
Langho 17/21 [P1] ?
Daisyfield Jn 17/31 17/32
Blackburn 17/34 [P4] 17/35
Lostock Hall Jn 17/48 17/45
Farington Curve Jn 17/53 [DS] 17/48
Ribble Jn 17/54 [DF] 18/01

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

0Z87 : (86259) : Carnforth to Preston

Location Booked
Carnforth [U&DGL] 10.59d
Carnforth North Jn 11/01
Carnforth 11/03
Carnforth H.S. 11.07 ~ 12.32
Carnforth 12.36 ~ 12.41
Carnforth North Jn 12/42
Morecambe South Jn 12/48
Lancaster 12*51 ~ 13*49
Garstang & Catteral 14/01
Fylde Jn 14/11
Preston 14/12
Ribble Jn 14.15 ~ 14.18
Preston 14.21 ~ 18.00
Ribble Jn 18.03 ~ 18.11
Preston 18.13a [P5]

5Z87 : (45690 with 17025) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 12.51d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 12.53 ~ 12.56
Carlisle 12/59 [B]
Upperby Jn 13/01
Upperby 13w03 ~ 13w40 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 13/42
London Road Jn 13/46
Petteril Bridge Jn 13.47 ~ 13.50
London Road Jn 13/51
Carlisle 13.54a [P3]

5Z87 : (45690 with 17025) : Preston to Carnforth

Location Booked
Preston 18.26d [P5]
Fylde Jn 18/27
Garstang & Catteral 18/39
Oubeck [Goods Loop] 18*49 ~ 19*23
Lancaster 19/30
Morecambe South Jn 19/34
Carnforth North Jn 19/38
Carnforth 19/39
Carnforth H.S. 19.41 ~ 19.50
Carnforth Steamtown 20.01a


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