18th July 2023

Railway Touring Company
The Welsh Mountaineer

Tour postponed to 01/08/23, due to unavailable steam loco.

Route : 
1Z51 : Preston to Blaenau Ffestiniog
1Z52 : Blaenau Ffestiniog to Preston

Advertised Loco Advertised Route
steam: 45690 'Leander' or 46115 'Scots Guardsman' Preston - Wigan North Western - Warrington Bank Quay - Acton Grange Jn - Runcorn East - Frodsham - Helsby - Chester - Saltney Jn - Prestatyn - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction
steam: 45690 'Leander' or 46115 'Scots Guardsman' Llandudno Junction - North Llanrwst - Betws-y-Coed - Blaenau Ffestiniog
steam: 45690 'Leander' or 46115 'Scots Guardsman' Blaenau Ffestiniog - (reverse of outward route) - Llandudno Junction
steam: 45690 'Leander' or 46115 'Scots Guardsman' Llandudno Junction - (reverse of outward route) - Preston

Notes :
(1) Steam loco to be turned at Chester on the outward leg.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Preston 08.04d [P6] [UF]   20.09a [P5]
Ribble Jn 08/06 [UF]   20/07 [DF]
Euxton Jn 08/12   20/03
Balshaw Lane 08/14   20/02
Wigan North Western 08/22 [P4]   19/56 [P5]
Wigan South Jn 08/23   19/55
Springs Branch Jn 08/24   19/54
Golborne Jn 08/28   19/49
Winwick Jn 08/31   19/47
Dallam Jn 08/34   19/45
Warrington Bank Quay 08.36a ~ 08.43d [P2]   19.40a ~ 19.43d [P3]
Acton Grange Jn 08/47   19/38 [DF]
Runcorn East 08/51   19/34 [P2]
Frodsham Jn 08/53   19/32
Frodsham 08w55a ~ 09w15d   19.27a ~ 19.30d
Helsby 09/20 [P1]   19w08 ~ 19w23 [P2]
Mickle Trafford 09/28   19/05
Chester 09.34a ~ 10.14d [P3]   18.57a ~ 19.00d [P4]
Chester South Jn 10/16 [DM]   18/54 [UF]
Saltney Jn 10/18   18/52
Shotton 10/24   18/44
Flint 10/30   18/39
Prestatyn 10/45   18/25
Rhyl 10/49   18/19
Abergele & Pensarn 10/53   18/13
Colwyn Bay 10/59   18/07
Llandudno Junction 11.06a ~ 11.51d [P1]   17.15a ~ 18.02d [P1]
Tal-y-Cafn 12.00 ~ 12.00   17.05 ~ 17.06
North Llanrwst 12x10 ~ 12x16   16x48 ~ 16x54
Betws-y-Coed 12/27   16/40
Blaenau Ffestiniog 13.05a   16.15d


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