8th June 1958

R.C.T.S. (Lancashire Branch)
The Roses Rail Tour

DMU Used 2x 2-car DMU sets (leading set was a Cravens)

Route : Reporting Code C810 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Manchester Victoria - Salford - Windsor Bridge - Clifton Jn - Moses Gate - Burnden Jn - Rose Hill Jn - Bradley Fold Jn - Radcliffe West Jn - Radcliffe North Jn - Bury Bolton Street - Ramsbottom - Stubbins Jn - Accrington - Rose Grove - Gannow Jn - Burnley Central - Colne - Skipton North Jn - Skipton - Embsay Jn - Bolton Abbey - Ilkley - Burley-in-Wharfdale - Otley - Arthington North Jn - Pannal Jn - Crimple Jn - Harrogate
as listed Harrogate - Crimple Jn  - Spofforth - Wetherby West Jn - Wetherby East Jn - Thorpe Arch West (1) - Walton - Ranges - Thorpe Arch Through Lines - (1) Thorpe Arch East - Church Fenton - Sherburn Jn - Burton Salmon - Milford - Ferrybridge - Knottingley - Askern - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster (2) - Connisborough - Mexborough - Wath Jn - Elsecar Jn - Aldam Jn - Stairfoot Jn - Old Oaks Jn - Barnsley West Jn - Barnsley Court House
as listed Barnsley Court House - Barnsley West Jn - Monk Bretton - Cudworth West Jn - Cudworth North Jn - Royston & Notton - Royston Jn - Middlestown Jn - Thornhill Midland Jn - (3) - Mirfield - Bradley Wood Jn - Brighouse - Sowerby Bridge - Hebden Bridge - Todmorden - Rochdale - Castleton East Jn - Castleton North Jn - Heywood - Bury Loop Jn - Bury Loco Jn - Radcliffe North Jn - Prestwich - Queens ROad - Cheetham Hill Jn - Manchester Victoria

Notes :
(1) At Thorpe Arch the train was booked to traverse the Thorpe Arch Circular Railway (Ministry of Supply Royal Ordnance Factory, Thorpe Arch). This line carried workmen's passenger trains only and was due for closure soon after this tour.
(2) For works visit. Originally advertised to run into the works yard this was amended to be the station before the tickets were issued to passengers.
(3) This tour was originally advertised to also traverse the Dewsbury Market Place branch but was withdrawn from the itinerary prior to the tickets being issued as it had been 'refused' by the North Eastern Region planners.
(4) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : David Davis, Mark Harrington & John Debens

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 Manchester Victoria 09.04d [FL]
? Windsor Bridge No.1 09/07
2.78 Brindle Heath Jn 09/10
4.54 Clifton Jn 09/13
10.12 Burnden Jn 09/22
10.35 Rose Hill Jn 09/24
13.20 Bradley Fold Jn 09/31
? Radcliffe West Jn 09/33
14.58 Radcliffe North Jn 09/34
16.41 Bury Bolton Street 09/37
20.40 Ramsbottom 09/45
28.68 Accrington 10.04 ~ 10.07
34.03 Gannow Jn 10/15
35.05 Burnley Central 10/17
40.34 Colne 10/27
? Barby 10/35
? Skipton North Jn 10/48
51.52 Skipton 10.50 ~ 10.52
63.08 Ilkley 11/11
? Otley 11/19
? Arthington North Jn 11/26
81.40 Harrogate 11.39 ~ 12.10
? Wetherby West Jn 12/22
? Wetherby East Jn 12/23
91.75 Thorpe Arch West 12/31
? Walton 12/36
? Ranges 12/46
? Thorpe Arch Through Line 12.53 ~ 12.58
? Thorpe Arch East 13/00
? Church Fenton 13/17
? Burton Salmon 13/25
? Ferrybridge 13/30
109.20 Knottingley 13/52
119.57 Shaftholme Jn 13/50
123.76
0.00
Doncaster 13.58a ~ 16.25d
? Spathorpe Jn 16/29
7.05 Mexborough 16/35
16.31 Barnsley Court House 16.56a ~ 17.14d
19.78 Cudworth North Jn 17/24
? Royston & Notton 17.29 ~ 17.31
? Royston Jn 17/33
30.38 Thornhill Midland Jn 17/51
31.43 Dewsbury Market Place DIV
35.29 Mirfield 17.58 ~ 18.00
? Brighouse 18/06
45.64 Sowerby Bridge 18/14
? Hebden Bridge 18/20
55.22 Todmorden 18/26
63.71 Rochdale 18/40
? Castleton East Jn 18/44
66.04 Castleton North Jn 18/45
70.21 Bury Loop Jn 18/52
71.33 Bury Loco Jn 18/54
72.35 Radcliffe North Jn 18/56
? Prestwich 19/03
? Queens Road 19/06
79.30 Cheetham Hill Jn 19/07
80.33 Manchester Victoria 19.10a


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