4th October 1980

Lea Valley Railway Club
The Blackpool Pullman

Locos Used 85016 & 86225
Stock Used 586+566+544+553+500+545+583 (1)
DMU Used 50517+59173+50465 & 50518+59174+50466

Route :

Motive Power Route
86225 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon) - Crewe - Preston
DMU as listed Preston - Blackpool South
DMU as listed Blackpool South - Preston
85016 Preston - Crewe - (via WCML, Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 586 not used on return leg.

Source : Andy Hoskins

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Andy Hoskins)

Miles Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual Miles
0.00 Euston 07.26d 07.26   23.53a 00.16 458.05
5.29 Willesden West London Jn 07/33 07/33   23/46 00/08 452.76
17.44 Watford Junction 07.42a ~ 07.44d 07.42 ~ 07.44   23.26a ~ 23.28d 23.47 ~ 23.48 440.61
31.66 Tring 07/55 07/54   23/16 23/20 426.39
46.68 Bletchley 08/05 08/03   23/05 23/10 411.38
56.59 Hanlope Jn 08/12 08/10   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
69.69 Weedon 08/21 08/21   22/45 22/51 388.36
82.50 Rugby 08/32 08/29   22/36 22/39 375.55
97.13 Nuneaton 08/43 08/39   22/25 22/27 360.93
106.49 Polesworth ??/?? 08.47a ~ 08.48d   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
110.01 Tamworth 08/52 08/52   22/16 22/19 348.04
116.24 Lichfield Trent Valley 08/56 08/56   22/12 22/15 341.81
120.99 Armitage 09/00 09.01a ~ 09.02d   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
127.15 Colwich 09/04 09/07   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
129.51 Milford 09/05 09/09   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
133.54 Stafford 09/12 09/12   21/59 22/04 324.51
138.85 Norton Bridge 09/16 09/16   21/55 21/54 219.20
149.93 Madeley 09/23 09/26   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
158.00 Crewe 09.33a ~ 09.35d 09.34 ~ 09.37   21.38a ~ 21.40d 21.23 ~ 21.35 300.05
158.85 Crewe Coal Yard 09/37 09/38   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
165.51 Winsford 09/43 09/43   21/27 21/16 292.54
174.51 Weaver Jn 09/49 09/54   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
180.20 Acton Grange Jn 09/52 09/57   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
182.14 Warrington Bank Quay 09/54 09/59   21/11 21/03 275.91
185.55 Winwick Jn 09/56 10/01   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
192.63 Springs Branch Jn 10/02 10.08a ~ 10.10d   21/03 20/55 265.43
193.89 Wigan North Western 10/03 10/13   21/02 20/54 264.16
201.53 Balshaw Lane Jn 10/09 10/18   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
203.58 Euxton Jn 10/10 10/20   20/55 20/48 254.48
209.01 Preston 10.18a ~ 10.40d 10.27 ~ 10.43   20.39a ~ 20.50d  20.34 ~ 20.43 249.04
209.43 Fylde Jn 10/41 10/44   20/38 20.31a ~ 20.33d 248.63
217.38 Kirkham North Jn 10/51 10/53   20/21 20/22 240.68
225.65 St Annes On The Sea 11/01 11/02   20/12 20/13 232.40
229.03 Blackpool South 11.05a 11.06   20.05d 20.09 229.03


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