8th December 1984

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Cumbrian Orient Express

Locos Used 45116 & 50007 'Sir Edward Elgar'
Stock Used 99631+99637+99630+99632+99634+99639+Saloon 1+99638+99633

Route :

Loco Route
50007 London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Poel Jn - Old Oak Common - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Hatton - Dorridge - Tyseley - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Crewe
45116 Crewe - (via WCML) - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - (via S&C) - Carlisle
45116 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe
50007 Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - Willesden WL Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - London Victoria


45116 about to back out of Appleby in preparation for a run past by 46229,
heading south on a 'Cumbrian Mountain Express' (photo: LASERman)

Sources : various including Peter Smith & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

Location Booked Actual
Victoria 07.27d 07.35 [P8]
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/33 ?
Longhedge Jn 07/36 ?
Latchmere Jn 07/39 ?
Kensington Olympia 07/44 ?
North Pole Jn 07/47 ?
Old Oak Common 07/49 ? [FL]
Southall 07/55 ?
Slough 08/03 ? [RL]
Maidenhead 08/12 ?
Twyford 08/21 ? [FL]
Reading 08/28 08/36
Didcot East Jn 08/41 ?
Didcot North Jn 08/42 ?
Oxford 08/52 08.54a ~ 08.55d
Wolvercot Jn 08/57 ?
Heyford 09/05 ?
Aynho Jn 09/03 09/13
Banbury 09/13 09/20
Leamington Spa 09/28 09/40
Hatton 09/36 ?
Dorridge 09/44 09/51
Tyseley 09/54 09/57
Bordesley Jn 09/57 ?
St Andrews Jn 09/58 ?
Proof House Jn 10/01 ?
Birmingham New Street 10.04a ~ 10.06d 10.08 ~ 10.10
Soho South Jn 10/11 ?
Galton Jn 10/12 ?
Dudley Port 10/15 ?
Wolverhampton 10/22 10/27
Stafford 10/38 10/43
Norton Bridge 10/42 10/48
Madeley 10/49 10/56
Crewe 11L01a ~ 11L11d 11.04 ~ 11.26
Coal Yard SB 11/14 11/29
Winsford SB 11/22 11/36
Weaver Jn 11/27 11/42
Acton Grange Jn 11/31 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 11/33 11/48
Winwick Jn 11/36 11/51
Springs Branch 11/42 ?
Wigan North Western 11/43 12.00a ~ 12.01d
Balshaw Lane Jn 11/50 12/10
Euxton Jn 11/54 12/11
Farington Jn 11/58 12/15
Lostock Hall Jn 12/03 12/18
Cherry Tree 12/13 12/27
Blackburn 12.19a ~ 12.21d 12.31 ~ 12.34
Daisyfield Jn 12/22 ?
Clitheroe 12/38 12/53
Hellifield 12/59 13/15
Settle Jn 13/03 13/22
Blea Moor 13/26 13/38
Dent 13.35a ~ 13.50d 13.45 ~ 13.57
Ais Gill 14/02 ?
Appleby 14/19 14.29a ~ 14.48d
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/07 15/27
Carlisle 15.11a [P4]~ 16.45d [P4] 15.30 ~ 16.51
Penrith 17/07 17/10
Tebay 17/26 17/29
Oxenholme 17/35 17/39
Carnforth 17/44 17/49
Lancaster 17/49 17/54
Preston 18/10 18/11
Euxton Jn 18/17 18/17
Balshaw Lane Jn 18/19 ?
Wigan North Western 18/26 18/25
Springs Branch 18/27 ?
Winwick Jn 18/33 18/31
Warrington Bank Quay 18/36 18/34
Acton Grange Jn 18/37 18/36
Weaver Jn 18/41 18/40
Winsford SB 18/48 ?
Coal Yard SB 18/58 ?
Crewe 19L01a ~ 19L11d 18.57 ~ 19.17
Madeley 19/18 19/26
Norton Bridge 19/25 19/34
Stafford 19/28 19/38
Whitehouse Jn 19/31 ?
Colwich 19/33 19/43
Armitage 19/36 19/47
Lichfield TV 19/39 ?
Tamworth LL 19/43 20/00
Nuneaton 19/51 20/09
Rugby 20/00 20/20
Weedon 20/08 ?
Hanslope Jn 20/16 ?
Bletchley 20/26 20/46
Tring 20/35 21/04
Watford Junction 20/45 21/14
Willesden WL Jn 20/59 21/23
Mitre Bridge SB ? 21.24a ~ 21.28d
Mitre Bridge Jn 21/03 ?
North Pole Jn 21/05 21/30
Kensington Olympia 21/08 21/33
Latchmere Jn 21/14 ?
Longhedge Jn 21/17 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 21/20 ?
Victoria 21.26a [P8] 21.49


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