16th October 1976

L.C.G.B. / L.N.E.R. Society Railtours
The Pennine Dalesman

Locos Used 31174, 86213 & steam: 1306 'Mayflower', 45407 & 92220 'Evening Star'

Route :

Loco(s) Route
86213 London Euston - (via WCML) - Carnforth (1)
1306 + 45407 Carnforth - Wennington - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Keighley - Shipley - Wortley Jn - Leeds
31174 Leeds - Cross Gates - Church Fenton - York (2)
92220 York - Skelton Jn - Cattal - Knaresborough - Harrogate - Wortley Jn - Leeds
45407 + 1306 Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - Carnforth
86213 Carnforth - (reverse of outward route) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Bescot - Perry Barr north Jn - Aston - Stechford - Coventry - Rugby - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) For visit to Steamtown, Carnforth.
(2) For visit to National Railway Museum.
(3) Route confirmation required between London & Preston (above is as booked). Also that 86213 worked all the way from/to London.

Source : John Broderick (joined/left the train at Preston)

Photo Review


1306 leads 45407 north of Hellifield en-route to Leeds (photo: Paul Braybrook)


92220 shortly after passing Poppleton on the Harrogate loop (photo: Paul Braybrook)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Euston 07.00d ?   00.34a ? 670.34
5.22 Willesden Junction 07/06 ?   00/27 ? 665.10
17.34 Watford Junction 07.16a ~ 07.17d ?   00.08a ~ 00.10d ? 653.00
31.53 Tring 07/28 ?   23/56 ? 638.61
46.52 Bletchley 07.40a ~ 07.41d ?   23.42a ~ 23.44d ? 623.62
56.45 Hanslope Jn 07/49 ?   23/34 ? 613.69
69.57 Weedon 07/58 ?   23/25 ? 600.57
82.43 Rugby 08.10a ~ 08.12d ?   23.12a ~ 23.14d ? 587.71
- Coventry   23/00 ? 576.34
- Stechford   22/46 ? 561.08
- Aston   22/38 ? 558.12
- Perry Barr North Jn   22/35 ? 555.70
- Bescot   22/31 ? 551.34
- Portobello Jn   22/27 ? 547.15
- Bushbury Jn   22/24 ? 544.48
97.09 Nuneaton 08/24 ?  
110.01 Tamworth 08/33 ?  
116.21 Lichfield 08/37 ?  
120.79 Armitage 08/41 ?  
127.12 Colwich 08/45 ?  
129.46 Milford & Brocton 08/46 ?  
133.44 Stafford 08/53 ?   22/11 ? 531.03
138.75 Norton Bridge 08/57 ?   22/07 ? 525.52
149.75 Madeley 09/04 ?   21/59 ? 514.52
158.01 Crewe 09.14a ~ 09.16d ?   21.48a ~ 21.51d ? 506.46
166.64 Winsford Jn 09/24 ?   21/36 ? 497.63
174.40 Weaver Jn 09/29 ?   21/31 ? 490.07
180.20 Acton Grange Jn 09/33 ?   21/27 ? 484.27
182.09 Warrington Bank Quay 09.35a ~ 09.37d ?   21.22a ~ 21.24d ? 482.38
185.44 Winwick Jn 09/40 ?   21/19 ? 479.03
192.46 Springs Branch Jn 09/46 ?   ? ? ?
193.68 Wigan North Western 09.47a ~ 09.49d ?   21.10a ~ 21.12d ? 470.59
201.40 Balshaw Lane 09/57 ?   ? ? ?
203.42 Euxton Jn 09/59 ?   21/03 ? 461.05
208.78 Preston 10.08a ~ 10.10d ??.?? ~ 10.10   20.55a ~ 20.57d 20.53 ~ ??.?? 455.49
230.01 Lancaster 10/27 10/27   20/34 20/36 434.46
236.08 Carnforth 10L36a ~ 12L30d 10.40 ~ 12.30   20L12a ~ 20L27d 20.10 ~ 20.26 428.39
236.45 Carnforth East Jn 12/35 ?   20/09 ? 428.02
245.63 Wennington 12/55 12/55   19/49 19/44 418.60
252.27 Clapham 13/05 13/15   19/38 19/34 412.20
260.63 Settle Jn 13/17 13/25   19/26 19/25 403.64
264.10 Hellifield 13p21a ~ 13p41d 13.31 ~ 13.43   19/22 19/20 400.37
273.73 Skipton 13/57 13/58   19/05 19/08 390.54
283.08 Keighley 14/08 14/11   18/52 18/57 381.39
289.31 Shipley Leeds Jn 14/17 ?   18/43 18/49 375.16
299.12 Wortley Jn 14/29 ?   18/31 ? 365.35
300.07 Leeds 14L33a ~ 14L45d 14.35 ~ 14.50   18L07a ~ 18L27d 18.07 ~ 18.23 364.40

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
304.40 Cross Gates 14/53 14/59
309.63 Micklefield 14/59 15/08
315.02 Church Fenton 15/04 15/10
325.61 York 15L17a ~ 16L49d 15.23 ~ 16.50
327.30 Skelton Jn 16/53 ?
328.52 Poppleton 16/58 17/01
334.41 Hammerton 17/09 17/12
335.79 Cattal 17/14 17/16
342.31 Knaresborough 17/23 17/27
346.19 Harrogate 17/33 17/41
363.46 Wortley Jn 18/02 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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