6th April 1968

L.C.G.B.
Lancastrian Railtour

Loco Used 45305

Route : 1T85 throughout

Loco Route
45305

Liverpool Lime Street - Ditton Junction - Widnes South - Fidlers Ferry - Warrington Arpley - Skelton Jn - Northenden Jn - Cheadle Village Jn - Edgeley Jn - Stockport Edgeley - Manchester Piccadilly - Oxford Road - Ordsall Lane - Eccles - Tyldesley - Springs Branch Jn - Wigan Wallgate - Burscough Bridge - Meols Cop - (via Southport avoiding line) - Formby - Bootle - Tue Brook - Edge Hill - Liverpool Riverside

45305 Liverpool Riverside - Edge Hill
45305 Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : David Hills, Leonard Rogers (compiled from contemporary reports) & Terry Jackson

Tour Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Terry Jackson & John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Liverpool Lime Street 11.45d FL 11.45
1.31 Edge Hill 11/50 11/51
2.30 Wavertree Jn 11/52 SL ?
?.? Speke Jn 11/56 ?
10.50 Ditton Junction 12/01 12/04
13.08 Carterhouse Jn 12/07 12/10
18.44 Arpley 12/18 12/20
29.52 Skelton Jn 12/38 12/42
32.36 Northenden Jn 12/44 12/48
36.35 Edgeley Jn 12w52a ~ 12w58d 12.55 ~ 13.00
36.78 Stockport Edgeley 13/00 SL 13/02
37.43 Heaton Norris Jn 13/02 13/04
40.43 Slade Lane Jn 13/05 ?
41.06 Longsight 13/07 ?
42.52 Manchester London Road SB 13/10 ?
43.39 Manchester Oxford Road 13/12 13/13
43.73 Castlefield Jn 13/15 13/15
44.36 Ordsall Lane No.2 13/18 FL 13/17
44.72 Ordsall Lane No.4 13/20 SL 13/18
47.67 Eccles Jn 13/25 13/23
53.64 Tyldesley 13/37 13.35a ~ 13.36d
55.29 Howe Bridge West Jn 13/43 13/41
57.55 Bickershaw Jn 13/47 ?
59.37 Springs Branch 13c51a ~ 13c53d FL 13.50 ~ 14.02
60.57 Wigan No.1 13/55 14/07
61.10 Wigan Wallgate 13w58a ~ 14w06d 14.10 ~ 14.32
70.76 Burscough Bridge 14p21a ~ 14p30d 14.49 ~ 14.57
75.63 Pool Hey Jn 14/38 ?
77.18 Meols Cop 14/41 15/07
77.74 Southport St Lukes 14/43 15/09
78.20 Southport South Jn 14/45 15/13
89.17 Hall Road 15/10 15/29
92.59 Marsh Lane Jn 15/17 SL 15/37
93.79 Bottle Jn 15/21 15/38
99.13 Edge Hill 15.33a ~ 15.35d 15.54 ~ 16.01
99.45 Waterloo Tunnel Mouth 15w43a ~ 15w51d 16/02
102.23 Liverpool Riverside 16.13a ~ 16.33d 16.24 ~ 16.36
105.33 Edge Hill 17.03a ~ 17.18d 16.54 ~ 17.19
106.64 Liverpool Lime Street 17.23a 17.26


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