15th March 1980

L.C.G.B. / S.L.O.A.
Cumbrian Mountain Express

Locos Used 47434, 85017 & steam: 5305 & 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route : 1L20 throughout

Loco Route
47434 Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth
4472 Carnforth - Wennington - Clapham - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Skipton
5305 Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
85017 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston

Notes :
(1)
This repeating tour made extensive use of service trains to/from Preston, from many locations.

Sources : John Broderick (on the train throughout) & John Cowlishaw

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
John Cowlishaw & John Broderick)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from
John Cowlishaw)

Location Booked Actual
Preston 11.10d 11.09
Lancaster 11/34 11/35
Carnforth 11L43a ~ 12L03d 11.59 ~ 12.04
Wennington 12/19 12/25
Hellifield 12/47 12/52
Skipton 13L00a ~ 13L30d 13.07 ~ 13.25
Hellifield 13/45 13/44
Settle Jn 13/49 13/48
Blea Moor 14/14 ?
Dent ??.?? ~ 14.40d 14.19 ~ 14.37
Garsdale ??.??a ~ 15.20d 14.44 ~ 15.07
Ais Gill 15/28 15/12
Appleby ??.??a ~ 16.20d 15.32 ~ 15.52
Carlisle 17L08a ~ 17L20d 16.59 ~ 17.20
Carnforth 18/09 18/13
Preston 18.32a 18.34

Service Train Matrix (to/from Preston)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Barrow 09.22d 20.45a
Birmingham New Street 08.10d 21.05a
Blackpool North 09.55d 19.10a
Bletchley 0/.58d 21.56a
Bolton 10.07d 19.18a
Bradford 08.54d 21.27a
Carlisle 09.09d 17.30a
Carnforth 11.40d 19.50a
Chester 09.13d 20.53a
Coventry 07.09d 21.56a
Crewe 10.09d 19.55a
Derby 07.25d 21.08a
Glasgow Central 07.35d 19.07a
Hull 07.50d 22.47a
Kirkham 10.14d 18.49a
Lancaster 11.32d 19.36a
Leeds 09.35d 20.48a
Leicester 08.35d 21.17a
Liverpool Lime Street 09.45d 21.00a
Llandudno Junction 08.01d 22.06a
London Euston 07.45d 21.26a
Manchester Victoria 09.50d 19.36a
Newcastle 06.45d 19.20a
Northampton 08.22d 21.33a
Nottingham 07.15d 21.41a
Nuneaton 09.11d 20.42a
Rhyl 08.28d 21.38a
Rugby 08.57d 20.58a
Shrewsbury 08.10d 22.39a
Stafford 08.413d 20.30a
Stoke-on-Trent 08.17d 20.17a
Warrington Bank Quay 10.29d 19.30a
Watford Junction 08.01d 21.06a
Wigan North Western 10.20d 20.26a
Wolverhampton 08.28d 20.45a
York 08.49d 21.30a


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