1st June 2021

West Coast Railways
The Dalesman

Locos Used 47245 'V.E. Day 75th Anniversary', 47813, 57313 'Scarborough Castle' & steam: 45690 'Leander'
Stock Used (2) (17025)+99304+4973+4994+1861+99127+99122+3136+1961+3093+99128

Route : 
1Z52 : Chester to Carlisle
1Z54 : Carlisle to Chester

Loco(s) Route
47245 (1) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay
47813 + 47245 (3) Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn (4) - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Golborne Jn - Wigan North Western - Leyland - Farington Jn (5) - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield [Goods Loop]
45690 Hellifield [Goods Loop] - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
45690 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carnforth [Goods Loops]
57313 (1) Carnforth [Goods Loops] - (via WCML) - Warrington Bank Quay - (reverse of outward route) - Chester

Notes : 
(1) 47813 on rear.
(2) 17025 was only in the consist when 45690 was on the train.
(3) 47245 failed at Warrington Bank Quay. 47813 ran round and hauled 47245 dead-in-train.
(4) The tour was diverted via Earlestown and Newton-le-Willows, due to a failed freight train between Winwick Jn and Golborne Jn hauled by 88007.
(5) To make up time the tour was diverted and did not call at Preston. Passengers from Preston travelled by service train to Blackburn to join the tour.

Source : Michael Moore (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Chester 07.35 [P3] 07.44   20.30a [P3] 20.29
Mickle Trafford 07/41 07/49   20/19 20/11
Helsby 07/45 [P2] 08/08   20/12 [P1] 20/07
Frodsham 07.49a ~ 07.53d [P2] ?   20.05a ~ 20.08d [P1] ?
Frodsham Jn 07/56 08/19   20/03 19/58
Runcorn East 07/58 [P2] 08/21   20/00 [P1] 19/56
Acton Grange Jn 08/02 [DF] 08/24   19/56 19/53
Walton Old Jn - -   19/55 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 08.05a ~ 08.10d [P4] [DS] 08.27 ~ 08.59   19.49a ~ 19.52d [P1] [OL] 19.45 ~ 19.48
Dallam Jn 08/12 09/01   19/47 19/42
Winwick Jn 08/18 [DF] 09/10   19/45 19/39
Earlestown DIV 09/15   - -
Newton-le-Willows DIV ?   - -
Golborne Jn 08/23 09/20   19/43 19/36
Springs Branch Jn 08/26 09/27   19/40 19/32
Wigan South Jn 08/26 09/28   19/39 19/31
Wigan North Western 08.28a ~ 08.31d [P5] 09.29 ~ 09.31   19.36a ~ 19.38d [P4] 19.27 ~ 19.30
Balshaw Lane 08/41 [DS] 09/40   19/28 19/19
Euxton Jn 08/45 09/45   19/23 19/17
Leyland 08.48a ~ 08.55d [P1] 09.48 ~ ?   19.10a ~ 19.20d [P2] 19.11 ~ 19.14
Farington Jn 08/58 09/55   19/05 [UF-US] 19/09
Farington Curve Jn 09/00 DIV   19/03 19/08
Ribble Jn 09/02 [DS-DF] DIV   19/01 [UF] 19/06
Preston 09.05a ~ 09.22d [P3] [DF] DIV   18.56a ~ 19.00d [P5] [UF] 19.01 ~ 19.05

 

Location Booked Actual
Ribble Jn 09/23 [DF-US] DIV
Farington Curve Jn 09/25 DIV
Lostock Hall Jn 09/28 10/00
Blackburn 09.41a ~ 09.47d [P2] 10.13 ~ 10.17
Daisyfield Jn 09/49 10/19
Langho 09/57 [P2] ?
Clitheroe 10/10 [P2] 10/35
Horrocksford Jn 10/10 ?
Hellifield 10/29 10/54
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 10L31 ~ 11L00 [DGL] 11.00 ~ 11.20
Settle Jn 11/06 11/27
Helwith Bridge 11/14 ?
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 11/17 [P2] ?
Ribblehead 11/24 [P2] 11/50
Blea Moor 11/27 11/54
Garsdale 11/38 [P2] 12/05
Ais Gill Summit 11/41 ?
Mallerstang 11/44 ?
Kirkby Stephen 11/48 [P2] 12/21
Crosby Garrett 11/50 ?
Ormside 11/57 ?
Appleby 12w00 ~ 12w12 12/32
Kirkby Thore SB 12/21 12/40
Culgaith SB 12/24 12/44
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/32 ?
Low House Crossing SB 12/39 13/08
Howe & Co Sidings 12/43 13/12
Petteril Bridge Jn 12/48 13/18
London Road Jn 12/49 13/19
Carlisle 12.52a [P3] ~ 15.20d [P3] 13.22 [P3] ~ 15.30 [P3]
Plumpton Loop 15*43 ~ 16*03 [UGL] ?
Penrith North Lakes 16/10 [P1] 15/57
Eden Valley Loop 16*17 ~ 16*29 [UGL] ?
Shap Summit 16/44 16/14
Tebay 16/50 16/20
Grayrigg 16/56 16/25
Oxenholme Lake District 17/03 [P1] 16/31
Oxenholme [Goods Loop] 17*05 ~ 17*30 [UGL] ?
Carnforth North Jn 17/45 16/47
Carnforth South Jn 17L47 ~ 18L26 [GL1] 16.49 ~ 18.32
Morecambe South Jn 18/32 18/38
Lancaster 18/34 [UF] 18/41
Garstang & Catteral 18/44 18/50
Fylde Jn 18/55 [UT] 18/59

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z44 : (45690 with 17025) : Carnforth to Hellifield

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 07.48d
Carnforth Headshunt 07.58 ~ 08.03
Carnforth  08.08 ~ 08.20
Wennington 08/38
Bentham 08/43
Giggleswick 09/01
Settle Jn 09/05
Hellifield [Goods Loop] 09.11 ~ 09.15 [UGL]
Hellifield 09.16 ~ 09.19
Hellifield [Goods Loop] 09.21a [DGL]

5Z53 : (45690 + tour stock) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.01d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE291 13.04 ~ 13.07
Carlisle 13.09a [A]

5Z64 : (45690 with 17025) : Carlisle - Upperby - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.17d [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 13.20 ~ 13.23
Carlisle 13.26 ~ 13.31 [B]
Upperby Jn 13/35
Upperby 13w37 ~ 14w20 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/22
London Road Jn 14/26
Petteril Bridge Jn 14.28 ~ 14.30
London Road Jn 14/33
Carlisle 14.36a [A]

5Z54 : (45690 + tour stock) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 14.58d [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE291 15.01 ~ 15.03
Carlisle 15.05a [P3]


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