5th May 1984

Sou-Wester Express

Loco(s) Used at least 40122 (running as D200)

Route : 1Z43 throughout

Locos Route
????? London Euston - (via WCML, Trent Valley) - Carlisle
40122 Carlisle - Gretna Jn - Dumfries - New Cumnock - Mauchline Jn - Kilmarnock - Barassie Jn - Troon - Ayr
40122 Ayr - (reverse of outward route) - Carlisle
????? Carlisle - (via WCML, Trent Valley) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) S.L.O.A. tour booking code for this tour was 'S4'. Route confirmation required. Pre-tour advertising gave this tour as being steam-hauled by 60009 'Union of South Africa' between Carlisle & Ayr with 60009 being piloted by D200 between Carlisle and Annan. Travel from many joining stations was possible with service trains being used to/from the main tour for an all-inclusive price.

Sources : Harry Harper & Ian McDonald

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Euston 07.10d 21.47a
Watford Junction 07.27d 21.25a
Crewe 09.22d 19.47a
Preston 10.09d 18.56a
Carlisle 11.32a 17.40d

Service Train Connections
(from John Debens)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Bangor 06.40d 22.36a
Birmingham International 07.27d 21.37a
Birmingham New Street 08.07d 21.05a
Blackburn 09.23d 20.39a
Blackpool North 09.08d 19.41a
Bolton 08.11d 19.58a
Bristol Temple Meads 06.05d 01.12a
Chester 08.05d 20.58a
Cheltenham Spa 07.01d 23.03a
Colne 08.42d 21.22a
Coventry 07.09d 21.55a
Derby 07.25d 22.01a
Glasgow Central 09.20d 20.13a
Huddersfield 06.33d 22.01a
Lancaster 09.05d 19.29a
Leeds 07.45d 22.31a
Leicester 07.30d 21.23a
Liverpool Lime Street 08.20d 20.49a
Llandudno Junction 06.59d 22.08a
Manchester Victoria 07.45d 20.16a
Milton Keynes Central 07.30d 21.23a
Newcastle 09.37d 19.29a
Northampton 07.23d 21.34a
Nottingham 06.39d 22.40a
Nuneaton 08.09d 20.44a
Rugby 07.56d 20.51a
Runcorn 08.37d 20.22a
Sheffield 07.?0d 23.01a
Stafford 08.40d 20.26a
Stockport 08.33d 21.03a
Stoke-on-Trent 08.19d 21.04a
Warrington Bank Quay 07.55d 19.29a
Wigan North Western 08.18d 19.16a
Wolverhampton 08.25d 20.45a
York 08.15d 23.05a

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