10th June 2021

West Coast Railways
The Scarborough Spa Express

Locos Used (1) 37685 'Loch Arkaig', 37706 & steam: 45699 'Galatea'
Stock Used (2) (99312)+99304+4973+4994+1861+99127+99122+3136+1961+3093+99128

Route :
1Z24 : Carnforth to Scarborough
1Z27 : Scarborough to Carnforth

Loco(s) Route
37706 + 37685 Carnforth - Lancaster - Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Accrington - Gannow Jn - Copy Pit - Hall Royd Jn - Hebden Bridge - Greetland Jn - Brighouse - Bradley Wood Jn - Heaton Lodge East Jn - Mirfield East Jn - Horbury Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Normanton - Castleford - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York Holgate Sidings
45699 York Holgate Sidings - York - Malton - Seamer - Scarborough
45699 Scarborough - Seamer - Malton - York - York Holgate Sidings
37685 + 37706 York Holgate Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth

Notes :
(1) 45699 running as 45562 'Alberta'.
(2) 99312 was only in the consist when 45699 was on the train.

Source : Michael Moore (joined the outward leg at Preston, returned to Blackburn)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carnforth 06.00d [P2] 05.59   23.08a [P2] 22.49
Carnforth North Jn 06/01 06/00   23/07 22/48
Morecambe South Jn 06/04 06/07   23/01 22/42
Lancaster 06.07a ~ 06.09d [P4] 06.10 ~ 06.14   22.53a ~ 22.57d [P3] 22.31 ~ 22.38
Garstang & Catteral 06/21 06/26   22/43 22/21
Barton & Broughton 06/26 06/32   22*14 ~ 22*35 [DPL] 22.14 ~ 22.16
Fylde Jn 06/30 [UT] 06/40   22/06 22/08
Preston 06.33a ~ 07.13d [P6] [US] 06.42 ~ 07.14   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P2] [DS] 22.01 ~ 22.06
Ribble Jn 07/15 [US] 07/15   22/01 [DS] 21/59
Farington Curve Jn 07/17 07/17   21/58 [DS] 21/52
Lostock Hall Jn 07/21 07/21   21/49 21/48
Blackburn 07.36a ~ 07.39d [P1] 07.34 ~ 07.38   21.31a ~ 21.38d [P4] 21.30 ~ 21.36
Daisyfield Jn 07/42 07/40   21/29 21/26
Accrington 07/48 [P1] 07/47   21/21 [P2] 21/19
Gannow Jn 07/55 07/56   21/13 21/10
Copy Pit 08/04 08/05   21/04 21/01
Stansfield Hall Jn 08/11 08/12   20/56 20/54
Hall Royd Jn 08/14 08/14   20/55 20/52
Hebden Bridge 08.20a ~ 08.24d [P2] 08.20 ~ ?   20.45a ~ 20.47d [P1] 20.44 ~ 20.46
Milner Royd Jn 08/35 08/34   20/37 ? ~ 20.36
Greetland Jn 08/37 08/36   20/33 20/04
Brighouse 08.44a ~ 08.53d [P1] 08.42 ~ 08.52   20.03a ~ 20.27d [P2] 19.57 ~ 20.00
Bradley Wood Jn 08/56 08/54   20/00 19/50
Heaton Lodge East Jn 09/00 08/56   19/56 19/48
Mirfield East Jn 09/03 09/03   19/53 [SL] 19/46
Horbury Jn 09/11 [DS] 09/10   19/32 19/21
Wakefield Kirkgate 09.17a ~ 09.21d [P1] 09.15 ~ 09.20   19.25a ~ 19.28d [P2] [US] 19.15 ~ ?
Normanton 09/26 [P1] 09/25   19/20 [P2] 19/09
Altofts Jn 09/28 09/26   19/19 19/07
Castleford 09/36 [P1] 09/35   19/07 18/59
Milford Jn 09/47 09/41   18/48 18/50
Church Fenton 09/52 [P2] [NNL] 09/50 [P2]   18/42 [P3] 18/46
Colton South Jn 09*57 ~ 10*01 [NNL-LSL] ? ~ 10.00   18/34 [LSL] 18/33
Colton Jn 10/02 [LSL] 10/02   18/33 [LSL] 18/32
York Holgate Sidings 10L10 ~ 11L15 10.09 ~ 11.10   17L56 ~ 18L26 17.56 ~ 18.26
York 11.18a ~ 11.26d [P5] 11.13 ~ 11.26 [P5]   17.49a ~ 17.53d [P3] 17.41 ~ ? [P3]
Scarborough Bridge Jn 11/27 ?   17/43 ?
Strensall SB 11/37 11/36   17/33 17/33
Barton Hill 11/42 11/42   17/28 ?
Kirkham Abbey SB 11/46 11/47   17/23 ?
Malton 12/03 12/01   17/13 17/14
Weaverthorpe LC 12/17 12/15   16/58 16/59
Seamer 12/23 12/22   16/49 16/50
Scarborough 12.31a [P1] 12.28   16.41d [P1] 16.42


Associated E.C.S & Light Engine Workings

5Z22 : (45699 with 99312) : York N.R.M. to York Holgate Sidings

Location Booked Actual
York N.R.M. 10.00d  
York Fuelling Point 10.05 ~ 10.10  
York 10.13 ~ 10.15 [P11] [P11]
York Holgate Sidings 10.18a  

5Z23 : (45699 with 99312) : York Holgate Sidings to York N.R.M.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
York Holgate Sidings 18.37d
York Yard South Jn 18/39
York Yard North R.S. 18.45 ~ 18.48
York Thrall Turntable 18.53 ~ 20.00
York Yard North R.S. 20.05 ~ 20.11
York Yard South Jn 20/15
York Holgate Sidings 20.18 ~ 20.23
York 20/26 [P11]
York Siemens 20.29 ~ 20.34
York N.R.M. 20.40a


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