19th July 1984

S.L.O.A.
The Cumbrian Mountain Express Express
(Northbound)

Locos Used 40122 (running as D200), 85026, 86320 & steam: 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used Booked 'nominally' for load 13

Route : 1T40 throughout

Loco Route
86320 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon, Trent Valley) - Carnforth
40122 Carnforth - Wennington - Settle Jn - Hellifield
4472 Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
85026 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Stafford - Wolverhampton - Dudley Port - Soho North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - (via WCML, Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. Advertised to run from London Euston every Thursday from June 28th to September 13th. Usually ran as either;
'Northbound' - to Carnforth with electric traction for steam to Hellifield then steam over the S&C to Carlisle; electric traction back to Euston or 'Southbound' - to Carlisle with electric traction for steam over the S&C to Hellifield then steam to Carnforth; electric traction back to Euston. A similar service was booked to run every Sunday from 1st July to 9th September from London Kings Cross.


Ian McDonald's ticket

Source : Ian McDonald

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian McDonald)

Miles Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) Miles
0.0 Euston 08.20d 22.00a 648.1
5.4 Willesden Junction 08/26 21/52 642.7
17.4 Watford Junction 08.35a ~ 08.36d 21.38a ~ 21.39d 630.7
31.7 Tring 08/47 21/29 616.4
46.7 Bletchley 08/57 21/18 601.4
? Hanslope Jn ? 21/08 591.5
82.6 Rugby 09/23 20/49 565.5
? Coventry - 20/37 554.0
? Birmingham New Street - 20.17a ~ 20.19d 534.8
? Wolverhampton - 20/01 522.0
97.0 Nuneaton 09/35 - -
116.3 Lichfield TV 09/48 - -
133.5 Stafford 10.06a ~ 10.08d 19/44 506.8
150.1 Madeley 10/21 19/31 498.0
158.1 Crewe 10.33a ~ 10.40d 19.19a ~ 19.22d 482.2
? Winsford ? 19/08 474.5
174.4 Weaver Jn 10/52 19/03 466.0
182.2 Warrington Bank Quay 10/58 18/56 458.2
193.9 Wigan North Western 11/07 18/48 446.4
209.0 Preston 11.24a ~ 11.26d 18.32a ~ 18.35d 431.3
230.0 Lancaster 11/44 18/12 410.3
236.3 Carnforth 11L52a ~ 12L05d 18/07 404.0

 

Miles Location Booked
236.7 Carnforth East Jn 12/07
246.0 Wennington 12/20
252.5 Clapham 12/30
261.1 Settle Jn 12/46
264.4 Hellifield 12L52a ~ 13L15d
267.7 Settle Jn 13/22
275.7 Horton-in-Ribblesdale 13/39
281.7 Blea Moor 13/49
286.6 Dent 14p00a ~ 14p34d
289.8 Garsdale 14w40a ~ 15w05d
292.9 Ais Gill 15/10
299.7 Kirkby Stephen 15/18
311.4 Appleby 15p45a ~ 16p15d
331.6 Armathwaite 16/48
340.3 Petteril Bridge Jn 17/02
341.2 Carlisle 17L05a ~ 17L:20d
359.0 Penrith 17/35
378.1 Tebay 17/49
391.1 Oxenholme 17/59

Timings continue in forst table

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