8th May 1976

M. & G.N.J.R.S.
The Lakelander

Locos Used at least 86254 & steam: 790 'Hardwicke', 1306 & 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route :

Loco(s) Route
86254 London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Carnforth
790 + 4472 Carnforth - Arnside - Grange-over-Sands - Ulverston
1306 + 4472 Ulverston - Dalton Jn - Park South Jn - Millom - Ravenglass - Sellafield
1306 + 4472 Sellafield - (reverse of outward route) - Ulverston
790 + 4472 Ulverston - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth
?86254? Carnforth - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Steam loco MR 1000
was booked for this train but failed about a week prior to the event. 4472 was the replacement loco.


1306 & 4472 approaching Dalton Jn on the return leg (photo: Bill Jamieson)

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.45d ?   23.23a ?
Willesden Junction 07/53 ?   23/16 ?
Harrow & Wealdstone 07.59a ~ 08.00d ?   23.04a ~ 23.06d ?
Watford Junction 08.06a ~ 08.07d ?   22.56a ~ 22.58d ?
Tring 08/19 ?   22/46 ?
Bletchley 08.32a ~ 08.33d ?   22.32a ~ 22.34d ?
Northampton 08.50a ~ 08.51d ?   22.13a ~ 22.15d ?
Long Buckby 09/00 ?   22/05 ?
Rugby 09.11a ~ 09.12d ?   21.54a ~ 21.56d ?
Nuneaton 09.25a ~ 09.26d ?   21.37a ~ 21.38d ?
Tamworth 09/36 ?   21/27 ?
Lichfield 09/40 ?   21/23 ?
Armitage 09/44 ?   21/19 ?
Milford & Brocton 09/49 ?   21/14 ?
Stafford 09/56 ?   21/10 ?
Norton Bridge 10/00 ?   21/06 ?
Madeley 10/07 ?   20/58 ?
Crewe 10.17a ~ 10.19d ?   20.48a ~ 20.49 ?
Winsford 10/27 ?   20/27 ?
Weaver Jn 10/33 ?   20/22 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 10/38 ?   20/16 ?
Wigan North Western 10/47 ?   20/08 ?
Euxton Jn 10/57 ?   20/01 ?
Preston 11/05 ?   19/51 ?
Lancaster 11/29 ?   19/27 ?
Carnforth 11L38a ~ 12L50d ??.?? ~ 12.57   19L08a ~ 19L18d 19.42 ~ ??.??
Grange over Sands 13/10 13/13   18/45 ?
Ulverston 13L28a ~ 13L41d 13.31 ~ 13.42   18L14a ~ 18L24d 18.53 ~ 19.04
Dalton Jn 13/50 13/54   18/05 18/43
Park South Jn 13/55 13/57   18/00 18.23 ~ 18.37
Askam 14/02 14/03   17/53 18/19
Foxfield 14/18 ??.?? ~ 14.26   17/43 18/09
Millom 14/31 14/35   17/35 18/03
Bootle 14/45 14/46   17/21 17/53
Ravenglass 14.53a ~ 14.55d 14.52 ~ 15.00   17.12a ~ 17.14d ??.?? ~ 17.46
Sellafield 15.08a 15.12   17.00d ??.??


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