5th April 1980

F & W Railtours
The Cumbrian Coaster

Locos Used 31163, 31259, 40116 & 83001
Stock Used booked for load 12 (SK+SK+SK+SK+FK+FK+RUB+TSO+BSK+SK+SK+SK)

Route : 1Z19 throughout

Loco(s) Route
????? Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Bridgwater - Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Gloucester
????? Gloucester - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Birmingham New Street
????? Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe - (via WCML) - Carnforth
40116 Carnforth - Ulverston - Dalton Jn - Barrow-in-Furness - Park South Jn - Sellafield - Workington - Maryport
40116 Maryport - Workington - Sellafield - Park South Jn - Dalton Jn - Ulverston - Carnforth
????? Carnforth - (reverse of outward route) - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street
????? Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward route) - Gloucester
????? Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
????? Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa - Westbury - Taunton

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required - above is booked route. The use of 40116 as indicated is confirmed.


Time for a seminar photo at Maryport before leaving (photo: John Chalcraft)

Sources : various including John Chalcraft

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Chalcraft)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Exeter St Davids 04.00d  
19.72 Whiteball ?  
30.60 Taunton 04.33a ~ 04.35d 23.30a 769.28
42.25 Bridgwater ?  
55.68 Uphill Jn ?  
63.48 Yatton ?  
- Westbury - ? 721.65
- Bath Spa - ? 705.11
75.41 Bristol Temple Meads 05.20a ~ 05.25d 21.37a ~ 21.57d 693.51
81.28 Bristol Parkway 05.36a ~ 05.37d 21.23a ~ 21.25d 687.74
85.78 Westerleigh Jn ? ? 683.14
94.32 Charfield ? ? 674.60
105.46 Standish Jn ? ? 660.46
115.47 Gloucester 06.10a ~ 06.23d 20.31a ~ 20.50d 653.45
122.09 Cheltenham Spa 06.33a ~ 06.35d 20.19a ~ 20.21d 647.03
129.7 Ashchurch ? ? 639.26
144.07 Abbotswood Jn ? ? 629.05
148.03 Worcester Shrub Hill 07p03a ~ 07p23d 19.54a ~ 19.56d 625.09
153.64 Droitwich Spa ? ? 619.28
157.68 Stoke Works Jn ? ? 615.24
160.01 Bromsgrove ? ? 613.11
163.44 Barnt Green 07/35 19/45 611.28
168.19 Kings Norton 07/40 19/40 606.53
173.66 Birmingham New Street 07L57a ~ 08L07d 19L08a ~ 19L18d 601.06
175.55 Soho South Jn 08/12 19/13 599.14
178.38 Perry Barr North Jn 08/18 18/57 596.34
182.74 Bescot 08/21 18/53 591.78
187.13 Portobello Jn 08/26 18/49 587.59
189.14 Wolverhampton 08/32  
190.66 Bushbury Jn 08/36 18/46 585.12
204.31 Stafford 08/48 18/32 573.47
209.66 Norton Bridge 08/54 18/28 568.12
219.63 Madeley 09/02 18/17 558.15
227.71 Crewe 09/14 18c07 ~ 18c09 550.07
? Winsford 09/27 17/57 ?
244.30 Weaver Jn 09/29 17/51 533.48
252.02 Warrington Bank Quay 09/34 17/41 525.76
255.27 Winwick Jn 09/37 17/38 522.51
263.60 Wigan North Western 09/43 17/32 514.18
273.34 Euxton Jn 09/51 17/25 504.44
278.70 Preston 10c01 ~ 10c02 17c19 ~ 17c20 498.08
299.68 Lancaster 10/16 17/00 478.10
306.08 Carnforth 10L23a ~ 10L34d 16L42a ~ 16L53d 471.70
315.08 Grange-over-Sands 10p47a ~ 10p57d 16/31 462.70
319.25 Cark & Cartmel 11/03 16/21 458.53
325.05 Ulverston 11/09 16/19 452.73
330.14 Dalton Jn 11/18 16/10 447.64
334.62 Barrow-in-Furness 11.25a ~ 12.05d  
335.63 Park South Jn 12/13 16/07 446.57
350.64 Millom 12/30 15/50 434.56
357.14 Bootle 12/39 15/41 426.26
363.56 Ravenglass 12.44a ~ 12.47d 15.32a ~ 15.35d 421.64
369.53 Sellafield 12/55 15/24 415.67
380.43 Whitehaven 13.12a ~ 13.15d 15.00a ~ 15.03d 404.77
381.75 Parton 13/19 14/57 403.45
? Moss Bay Iron Works 13/32 14/43 ?
387.23 Workington 13.35a ~ 13.38d 14.37a ~ 14.40d 398.17
392.60 Maryport 13.46a 14.24d 392.60


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