22nd June 2021

West Coast Railways
The Dalesman

Locos Used 37685 'Loch Arkaig', 37706 & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman'
Stock Used (3) (80217)+99304+4984+4973+4994+1861+99127+99371+99122+3136+1961+3093+99128

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

Loco(s) Route
37685 (1) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Leyland - Preston
37706 (2) Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield [Goods Loop]
46115 Hellifield [Goods Loop] - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
46115 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carnforth [Goods Loops]
37685 + 37706 Carnforth [Goods Loops] - Lancaster - Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Chester

Notes : 
(1) 37706 on rear.
(2) 37685 on rear.
(3) 80217 was only in the consist when 46115 was on the train.


37706 at Preston on the outward leg (photo: Neil Bentley)

Source : Michael Moore (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Chester 07.35 [P3] 07.35   20.30a [P3] 20.34
Mickle Trafford 07/41 07/41   20/19 20/28
Helsby 07/45 [P2] 07/48   20/12 [P1] 20/22
Frodsham 07.49a ~ 07.53d [P2] ?   20.05a ~ 20.08d [P1] ?
Frodsham Jn 07/56 07/58   20/03 20/13
Runcorn East 07/58 [P2] 08/00   20/00 [P1] 20/10
Acton Grange Jn 08/02 [DF] 08/03   19/56 20/06
Walton Old Jn - -   19/55 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 08.05a ~ 08.10d [P4] [DS] 08.07 ~ 08.11   19.49a ~ 19.52d [P1] [OL] 19.58 ~ ?
Dallam Jn 08/12 08/13   19/47 19/55
Winwick Jn 08/18 [DF] 08/18   19/45 19/53
Golborne Jn 08/23 08/22   19/43 19/50
Springs Branch Jn 08/26 08/26   19/40 19/45
Wigan South Jn 08/26 08/27   19/39 19/44
Wigan North Western 08.28a ~ 08.31d [P5] 08.28 ~ 08.31 [P5]   19.36a ~ 19.38d [P4] 19.40 ~ 19.43
Balshaw Lane 08/41 [DS] 08/41   19/28 19/28
Euxton Jn 08/45 08/45   19/23 19/17
Leyland 08.48a ~ 08.55d [P1] 08.47 ~ ?   19.10a ~ 19.20d [P2] 19.11 ~ 19.14
Farington Jn 08/58 08/58   19/05 [UF-US] 19/09
Farington Curve Jn 09/00 08/59   19/03 19/07
Ribble Jn 09/02 [DS-DF] 09/02   19/01 [UF] 19/05
Preston 09.05a ~ 09.22d [P3] [DF] 09.04 ~ 09.22   18.56a ~ 19.00d [P5] [UF] 18.57 ~ 19.04

 

Location Booked Actual
Ribble Jn 09/23 [DF-US] 09/23
Farington Curve Jn 09/25 09/26
Lostock Hall Jn 09/28 09/30
Blackburn 09.41a ~ 09.47d [P2] 09.43 ~ 09.47
Daisyfield Jn 09/49 09/49
Langho 09/57 [P2] ?
Clitheroe 10/10 [P2] 10/07
Horrocksford Jn 10/10 ?
Hellifield 10/29 10/29
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 10L31 ~ 11L00 [DGL] 10.30 ~ 10.57
Settle Jn 11/06 11/03
Helwith Bridge 11/14 ?
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 11/17 [P2] ?
Ribblehead 11/24 [P2] 11/21
Blea Moor 11/27 11/24
Garsdale 11/38 [P2] 11/37
Ais Gill Summit 11/41 ?
Mallerstang 11/44 ?
Kirkby Stephen 11/48 [P2] 11/53
Crosby Garrett 11/50 ?
Ormside 11/57 ?
Appleby 12w00 ~ 12w12 12/04?
Kirkby Thore SB 12/21 12/12
Culgaith SB 12/24 12/15
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/32 ?
Low House Crossing SB 12/39 12/31
Howe & Co Sidings 12/43 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 12/48 12/42
London Road Jn 12/49 12/49
Carlisle 12.52a [P3] ~ 15.20d [P3] 12.58 [P3] ~ 15.20 [P3]
Plumpton [Goods Loop] 15*43 ~ 16*03 [UGL] ?
Penrith North Lakes 16/10 [P1] 15/48
Eden Valley [Goods Loop] 16*17 ~ 16*29 [UGL] 15.55 ~ 16.28
Shap Summit 16/44 16/48
Tebay 16/50 16/53
Grayrigg 16/56 16/59
Oxenholme Lake District 17/03 [P1] 17/05
Oxenholme [Goods Loop] 17*05 ~ 17*30 [UGL] ?
Carnforth North Jn 17/45 17/25
Carnforth South Jn 17L47 ~ 18L26 [GL1] 17.27 ~ ?
Morecambe South Jn 18/32 18.32
Lancaster 18/34 [UF] 18/35
Garstang & Catteral 18/44 18/45
Fylde Jn 18/55 [UT] 18/55

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z44 : (46115 with 80217) : 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 : (46115 + tour stock) : Carlisle to Carlisle

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

5Z64 : (46115 with 80217) : 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 : (46115 + 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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