2nd March 1968

Stephenson Locomotive Society / Manchester Locomotive Society
West Cumberland Rail Tour

Locos Used D8510, USC 207, USC 210 (0-4-0 (diesel shunters) & NCB 'Amazon' (0-6-0T)
Stock Used Brake Vans

Route : 1T90 throughout

Loco(s) Route
D8510 Carlisle - Wigton - Aspatria - Maryport - Siddick Jn - Calva Jn
D8510 (1) Calva Jn - Buckhill (R.N.A.D. Gates)
D8510 Buckhill (R.N.A.D. Gates) - Calva Jn
D8510 (1) Calva Jn - Siddick Jn
D8510 Siddick Jn - Workington - Workington Moss Bay Iron Works SB
USC 207 + USC 210 Workington Moss Bay Iron Works SB - Harrington Jn - Lowca
'Amazon' Lowca - No.4 Pit Siding
D8510 No.4 Pit Siding - Parton - Whitehaven - Corkickle - Mirehouse Jn - Moor Row - Egremont
D8510 (1) Egremont - Ullcoats Mines
D8510 Ullcoats Mines - Egremont - Beckermet Mines Jn SB
D8510 (1) Beckermet Mines Jn SB - Beckermet Mines
D8510 Beckermet Mines - Beckermet Mines Jn SB - Egremont - Moor Row - Mirehouse Jn - Corkickle - Whitehaven - Workington - Maryport - Carlisle

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.

Sources : Peter Robinson & Ian Clark (SLS)/Alan Brackenberry

Photo Review


USC 207+210 in action (photo: R.B.Parr / The John Debens Collection)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Clark (SLS)/Alan Brackenberry)

Location Booked Actual
Carlisle 11.45d 12.16
Carlisle No.8 11/48 12/23
Wigton 12/11 12/43
Aspatria 12/25 12/58
Maryport 12/37 13/10
Siddick Jn 12*45 ~ 12*46 13.17 ~ 13.19
Calva Jn 12.53 ~ 12.55 13.23 ~ 13.26
Buckhill (R.N.A.D. Gates) 13.08a ~ 13.13d 13.38 ~ 13.47
Calva Jn 13.26 ~ 13.28 13.56 ~ 13.58
Siddick Jn 13*35 ~ 13*36 14.04 ~ 14.05
Workington Main 13/42 14.08 ~ 14.13
Moss Bay Iron Works SB 13L46 ~ 13L54 14.17 ~ 14.26
Rose Hill Token Hut ??/?? ?
Lowca Colliery ??L?? ~ ??L?? ?
No.4 Pit Sidings ??L?? ~ ??L?? ?
Parton Station SB 14*59 ~ 15*00 ??.?? ~ 16.02
Whitehaven Bransty 15/05 ?
Corkickle No.2 15/09 16/07
Corkickle No.1 15/11 16/08
Moor Row 15*19 ~ 15*20 16/15
Egremont 15L27 ~ 15L32 16.18 ~ ??.??
Ullcoates Branch Token Hut 15t39 ~ 15t40 16.23 ~ 16.26
Ullcoates Mines 15.50a ~ 16.04d 16.34 ~ 16.39
Ullcoates Branch Token Hut 16t14 ~ 16t15 ??.?? ~ 16.45
Egremont 16L22 ~ 16L27 16.37 ~ 17.02
Beckermet Mines SB 16L36 ~ 16L42 17.07 ~ 17.13
Beckermet Mines 16.52a ~ 17.07d 17.18 ~ 17.24
Beckermet Mines SB 17*17 ~ 17*18 17.27 ~ 17.28
Egremont 17/25 17/32
Moor Row 17*33 ~ 17*34 17/38
Corkickle No.1 17/41 17/43
Corkickle No.2 17/43 17/45
Whitehaven Bransty 17/46 17/50
Workington Main 17/59 18.04 ~ 18.06
Maryport 18/10 18/14
Aspatria 18/25 18/27
Wigton 18/41 18/39
Carlisle No.8 19/02 18/54
Carlisle 19.05a 19.12


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