9th May 1976

L. & N.W. Railway
The North Western

Loco Used steam: 790 'Hardwicke'
Stock Used 4 mark 1 coaches incl. 3133

Route : 1L00 throughout (4 round trips made)

Loco Route
790 Carnforth - Silverdale - Arnside - Grange-over-Sands
790 Grange-over-Sands - Arnside - Silverdale - Carnforth

Notes :
(1) 790 ran a series of specials between Carnforth &
Grange-over-Sands during May 1976, the train being photographed on this day approaching Carnforth en-route back from Grange-over-Sands.


790 north of Silverdale on the last trip of the day (photo: Bill Jamieson)

Sources : Gary Thornton (from contemporary sources) & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual   Booked (out) Booked (rtn)   Booked (out) Booked (rtn)   Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carnforth 11.15d 11.19d   12.15d 12.18d   13.25d 14.25a   15.00d 16.00a   16.20d 17.20a
Silverdale ? 11/26   ? 12/10   ? ?   ? ?   ? ?
Arnside ? 11/30   ? 12/07   ? ?   ? ?   ? ?
Grange-over-Sands 11.35a 11.35a   11.55d 12.00   13.45a 14.05d   15.20a 15.40d   16.40a 17.00d


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