1st March 1980

Lea Valley Railway Club
The Saint Mungo &
Son of Mungo

Locos Used 40084, 85004 & 85024
Stock Used 13232+25886+26019+24884+25877+26007+35481+80030+3111
EMU(s) Used ?????

Route :

Date Loco Route
01/03 85004 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Motherwell -  Mossend Yard
01/03 40084 Mossend Yard - Gartsherrie Jn - Gartcosh Jn - Sighthill Jn - Cowlairs (1) - Maryhill Central Jn - Knightswood South Jn - Whiteinch North Jn - Whiteinch East Jn - Partick - Glasgow Queen Street Low Level - Airdrie - Bathgate Upper - Bathgate Jn - Haymarket West Jn - (via Edinburgh Suburban Line) - Niddrie West Jn - Portobello Jn - Lochend Jn - Abbeyhill Jn - Edinburgh Waverley - Inverkeithing - Dunfermline Lower - Townhill Jn - Dunfermline Lower - Charlestown Jn - Longannet - Kincardine Jn - Alloa - Stirling - Larbert - Greenhill Lower Jn - Cumbernauld - Mossend Yard
01/03-02/03 85024 Mossend Yard - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - London Euston

Son of Mungo :

Date EMU(s) Route
01/03 as listed Motherwell - Uddingston - Newton - Rutherglen East Jn - Dalmarnock - Bridgeton - Glasgow Central (Low Level) - Finnieston - Partick

Notes :
(1) Andy Pullar comments : At Cowlairs Jn the train was backed into Cowlairs Carriage Shed for attention to the buffet car (I think).

Sources : Ken Baldwin, Paul Griffin (joined/left the train at Crewe), Andy Pullar
& LASERman (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Paul Griffin, John Broderick & LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.02d 07/01   00.22a 01.30
Willesden Junction 07/08 07/07   00/17 01/18
Watford Junction 07.17a ~ 07.18d 07.17 ~ 07.18   00.05a ~ ??.??d 01.03 ~ 01.06
Tring 07/29 07/29   23/55 00/50
Bletchley 07/38 07/38   23/46 00/38
Hanslope Jn 07/44 07/46   23/40 00/27
Weedon 07/52 07/52   23/32 ?
Rugby 08.03a ~ 08.04d 08.04 ~ 08.05   23.20a ~ 23.21d 00.06 ~ 00.07
Nuneaton 08/16 08/20  
Tamworth 08/24 08/32  
Lichfield 08/28 08/37  
Armitage 08/31 ?  
Colwich 08/34 08/44  
Milford 08/36 ?  
Coventry   23/08 23/54
Stechford   22/57 23/42
Aston   22/50 23/36
Perry Barr North Jn   22/47 23/31
Bescot   22/43 23/22
Portobello Jn   22/39 23/18
Bushbury Jn   22/36 23/11
Stafford 08/42 08/51   22/25 22/58
Norton Bridge 08/46 08/56   22/20 22/51
Madeley 08/53 09/03   22/14 ?
Crewe 09.02a ~ 09.04d 09.12 ~ 09.14   22.04a ~ 22.06d 22.30 ~ 22.35
Coal Yard 09/06 09/17   22/01 22/23
Winsford 09/11 09/21   21/53 22/12
Weaver Jn 09/18 09/32   21/48 22/07
Acton Grange Jn 09/21 09/35   21/44 22/03
Warrington Bank Quay 09/23 09/36   21/42 22/02
Winwick Jn 09/25 09/39   21/40 21/59
Springs Branch Jn 09/30 09/43   21/35 21/54
Wigan North Western 09/31 09/45   21/34 21/53
Balshaw Lane Jn 09/37 ?   21/28 21/48
Euxton Jn 09/38 ?   21/27 21/47
Preston 09/45 09/59   21/22 21/42
Lancaster 09/59 10/19   20/59 21/24
Carnforth 10/05 10/23   20/50 21/20
Oxenholme 10/14 10/33   20/42 21/08
Tebay 10/25 10/44   20/32 20/59
Penrith 10/39 11/02   20/16 20/45
Carlisle 10.56a ~ 10.58d 11.18 ~ 11.20   19.57a ~ 19.59d 20.23 ~ 20.26
Gretna Jn 11/06 11/29   19/50 20/15
Quintinshill 11/08 ?   19/48 20/14
Lockerbie 11/18 11/39   19/33 20/04
Beattock 11/27 11/55   19/23 19/54
Beattock Summit 11/35 12/03   19/14 19/47
Abington 11/42 12/09   19/08 19/42
Carstairs 11/53 12.20 ~ 12.24   18/57 19/31
Lanark Jn 11/55 ?   18/53 19/30
Law Jn 12/05 12/36   18/45 19/23

 

Location Booked Actual
Shieldmuir 12/09 12/39
Motherwell 12.11a ~ 12.15d 12.42 ~ 12.44
Mossend South Jn 12/20 12/47
Mossend North Jn 12/22 12/48
Mossend 12L24 ~ 12L53 12.49 ~ 12.59
Coatbridge Jn 12/57 13/04
Gartsherrie Jn 12/59 13/06
Gartcosh Jn 13/01 13.10 ~ 13.21
Sighthill Jn 13/09 13/36
Cowlairs 13w11 ~ 13w21 13.40 ~ 14.01
Maryhill Park 13/24 ?
Hyndland 13/27 14/14
Partick 13.30 ~ 13.31 14.16 ~ 14.17
Glasgow Queen Street LL 13/38 14/23
Bellgrove 13/41 14/26
Shettleston 13/45 14/32
Sunnyside 13/57 14/40
Airdrie 14/01 14.45 ~ 14.51
Westcraigs 14/19 15/10
Bathgate 14/28 15/20
Newbridge Jn 14/56 15/38
Haymarket West Jn 15/07 15/47
Craiglockhart Jn 15/12 15/49
Niddrie West Jn 15/22 16/04
Portobello Jn 15/25 16/07
Craigentinny 15.27 ~ 15.29 16.10 ~ 16.11
Lochend Jn 15/33 16/16
Edinburgh Waverley 15.39a ~ 15.49d 16.20 ~ 16.26
Haymarket West Jn 15/52 16/30
Dalmeny 16/01 16/37
Inverkeithing 16/06 16/42
Dunfermline Lower 16/11 16/48
Townhill Jn 16.15a ~ 16.37d 16.52 ~ 17.14
Dunfermline Lower 16/41 17/20
Charlestown Jn 16/44 17/21
Longannet 17/06 17/40
Kincardine Jn 17/24 17/58
Alloa 17/28 18/01
Stirling 17.49 ~ 17.52 18.21 ~ 18.28
Larbert Jn 18/02 18/39
Greenhil Lower Jn 18/06 18/45
Garnqueen North Jn 18/16 18/57
Mossend 18L26 ~ 18L36 19.03 ~ 19.15
Mossend North Jn 18/37 19/16
Mossend East Jn 18/39 19/17
Holytown 18/40 19/18

Timings continue in first table.

Son of Mungo:

Location Booked
Motherwell 12.21d
Uddingston 12/26
Newton 12/29
Rutherglen East Jn 12/33
Dalmarnock 12/37
Bridgeton 12/39
Argyle Street 12/45
Anderston 12/49
Finnieston 12/52
Finnieston East Jn 12/55
Partick 12.57a


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