4th July 2023

West Coast Railways
The Dalesman

Locos Used (3) 37706, 47245 'V.E. Day 75th Anniversary' & steam: 45699 'Galatea'
Stock Used (4) (80217)+99304+4960+5009+1860+5236+3119+99121+1961+3058+99125

Route : 
1Z52 : Chester to Carlisle
1Z53 : Carlisle to Chester

Loco(s) Route
37706 (1) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Helsby - Frodsham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Leyland - Preston
47245 (2) Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield [Goods Loop]
45699 Hellifield [Goods Loop] - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
45699 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carnforth [U&DGL]
37706 (1) Carnforth [U&DGL] - Lancaster - Preston - (reverse of outward route) - Chester

Notes : 
(1) 47245 on rear.
(2) 37706 on rear.
(3) 45699 running as 45562 on the cabside, with 45627 smokebox number plate and nameplates 'Sierra Leone'.
(4) 80217 was only in the consist when 45699 was on the train.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Tim Geaney

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Chester 07.34d [P3] 07.34   19.25a [P4] 19.36
Mickle Trafford 07/39 07/41   19/18 19/19
Helsby 07/43 [P2] 07/50   19/07 [P1] 19/12
Frodsham 07.48a ~ 07.52d [P2] ?   19.00a ~ 19.03d [P1] ?
Frodsham Jn 07/55 08/00   18/58 19/02
Runcorn East 07/57 [P2] 08/02   18/51 [P1] 18/57
Acton Grange Jn 08/05 [DF] 08/06   18/47 18/51
Walton Old Jn - -   18/46 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 08.07a ~ 08.10d [P4] 08.09 ~ 08.11   18.10a ~ 18.43d [P1] [OL] 18.25 ~ 18.29
Dallam Jn 08/13 08/13   18/08 18/21
Winwick Jn 08/15 08/16   18/05 [US] 18/19
Golborne Jn 08/17 08/18   18/02 18/17
Springs Branch Jn 08/20 08/21   17/59 18/14
Wigan South Jn 08/21 08/22   17/58 18/13
Wigan North Western 08.23a ~ 08.26d [P5] 08/23?   17.54a ~ 17.57d [P4] 18/12?
Balshaw Lane 08/36 [DS] 08/29   17/46 18/06
Euxton Jn 08/38 08/31   17/42 18/04
Leyland 08.41a ~ 08.45d [P1] 08.33 ~ 08.34   17.36a ~ 17.39d [P4] 17.59 ~ 18.02
Farington Curve Jn 08/50 08/42   17/33 17/55
Ribble Jn 08/51 [DS] 08/48   17/32 [UF] 17/53
Preston 08.53a ~ 09.05d [P1] [DS] 08.51 ~ 09.04   17.28a ~ 17.31d [P4] [UF] 17.46 ~ 17.51

 

Location Booked Actual
Ribble Jn 09/06 [DS] 09/06
Farington Curve Jn 09/08 09/09
Lostock Hall Jn 09/12 09/12
Blackburn 09/24 [P2] 09/24
Daisyfield Jn 09/26 09/27
Langho 09/34 [P2] ?
Clitheroe 09/43 [P2] 09/43
Horrocksford Jn 09/43 ?
Hellifield 10/02 [P2] 10/02
Hellifield [Goods Loops] 10L04 ~ 10L34 [DGL] 10.04 ~ 10.36
Settle Jn 10/41 10/43
Helwith Bridge 10/48 ?
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 10/50 [P2] ?
Ribblehead 10/57 [P2] 10/59
Blea Moor 10/59 11/10
Garsdale 11/10 ?
Ais Gill Summit 11/13 ?
Mallerstang 11/16 ?
Kirkby Stephen 11/20 [P2] 11/32
Crosby Garrett 11/22 ?
Ormside 11/29 ?
Appleby 11/31 11/42
Kirkby Thore SB 11/37 11/47
Culgaith SB 11/40 11/50
Langwathby 11w44 ~ 11w55 ?
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/00 ?
Low House Crossing SB 12/07 12/05
Howe & Co Sidings 12/10 12/08
Petteril Bridge Jn 12/15 12/14
London Road Jn 12/16 12/15
Carlisle 12.19a [P3] ~ 14.58d [P3] 12.17 [P3] ~ 15.04 [P3]
Penrith North Lakes 15/22 [P1] 15/37
Eden Valley 15/26 ?
Shap Summit 15/37 16/01
Tebay 15/42 16/06
Grayrigg 15/49 16/11
Oxenholme Lake District 15/56 [P1] 16/17
Carnforth North Jn 16/15 16/32
Carnforth South Jn 16L18 ~ 16L55 [GL2] 16.34 ~ 17.14
Morecambe South Jn 16/59 17/18
Lancaster 17.02a ~ 17.04d [P4] 17.21 ~ 17.24 [P4]
Garstang & Catteral 17/16 17/36
Fylde Jn 17/26 [UF] ?

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z50 : (45699 with 80217) : Carnforth to Hellifield

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 07.45d
Carnforth Headshunt 07.55 ~ 07.58
Carnforth  08.03 ~ 08.06
Wennington 08/23
Bentham 08/28
Giggleswick 08/46
Settle Jn 08/49
Hellifield 08.54 ~ 08.59
Hellifield [Goods Loop] 09.02a [DGL]

5Z52 : (45699 + tour stock) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.01d [P3]
Carlisle Sig.CE291 13.03 ~ 13.06
Carlisle 13.08a [A]

5Z53 : (45699 with 80217) : Carlisle - Upperby - London Road Jn - Carlisle
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Carlisle 13.29d [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE335 13.31 ~ 13.33
Carlisle 13.35 ~ 13.37 [B]
Upperby Jn 13/40
Upperby 13w42 ~ 14w17 [UTGL]
Upperby Jn 14/19
London Road Jn 14.21 ~ 14.23
Carlisle 14.27a [A]

5Z52 : (45699 + tour stock) : Carlisle to Carlisle

Location Booked
Carlisle 14.38d [A]
Carlisle Sig.CE291 14.40 ~ 14.43
Carlisle 14.45a [P3]


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