23rd October 1976

Branch Line Society
North Western Railtour No.2

DMU Used 56233+50950+59248+50965

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Preston - Farington Curve Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Cherry Tree - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - London Road Jn - Upperby Jn - Upperby Bridge Jn - Penrith
as listed Penrith - Upperby Bridge Jn - Upperby Jn - Rome Street - Caldew Jn - Kingmoor Yard DG Line - Floriston - Gretna Jn - Annan (1) - west of Annan
as listed west of Annan - Annan - Gretna Jn - Mossband - Kingmoor Yard DG Line - Caldew Jn - Rome Street - Currock Jn - Wigton - Maryport
as listed Maryport - Currock Jn - Forks Jn - Bog Jn - London Road Jn - Petteril Bridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Preston

Notes :
(1) Booked reversal point.


Bob Mitchell's tour ticket.

Sources : Kevin Driscoll & John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Kevin Driscoll & John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked (Actual) Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Preston 10.20d 10.26 [P1]   21.20 21.34 349.51
1.45 Farington Curve Jn 10/23 10/30   21/16 ? 348.06
3.04 Lostock Hall Jn 10/26 ?   21/13 ? 346.47
3.78 Bamber Bridge 10/27 10/34   21/11 21/26 345.53
10.23 Cherry Tree 10/40 ?   21/05 21/20 339.28
12.00 Blackburn 10.44a ~ 10.46d 10.47 ~ 10.48   21.00a ~ 21.02d 21.15 ~ 21.16 337.51
12.50 Daisyfield Jn 10/48 10/49   20/58 21/13 337.01
22.57 Clitheroe 11/04 11/04   20/41 20/55 326.74
36.18 Hellifield 11/23 11.23a ~ 11.23d   20/22 20.35a ~ 20.35d 313.33
39.41 Settle Jn 11/27 11/27   20/18 20/30 310.10
? Blea Moor 11/46 ?   20/01 20/16 ?
64.50 Ais Gill 11/58 ?   19/46 20/04 285.01
81.78 Appleby 12/16 12/18   19/23 19/33 267.53
112.40 Petteril Bridge Jn 12/51 12/50   18/47 18/48 237.11
112.63 London Road Jn 12c53a ~ 12c55d 12.51 ~ 12.52   18c43a ~ 18c45d 18.46 ~ 18.46 236.68

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
113.20 Upperby Jn 12/59 12/54
113.51 Upperby Bridge Jn 13/03 12/56
130.03 Penrith 13.28a ~ 14.30d 13.22 ~ 14.29
146.68 Upperby Bridge Jn 14/50 14/49
147.19 Upperby Jn 14/53 14/51
148.07 Rome Street Jn 14/56 14/53
148.77 Caldew Jn 15/01 14/55
150.71 Kingmoor Yard Down Goods Line 15/11 14/59
153.28 Floriston 15/23 15/11
155.70 Gretna Jn 15/27 15/16
165.06 Annan 15.36a 15/25
165.66 west of Annan DIV ??.??a ~ ??.??d
? Annan 16.02d 16/02
175.62 Gretna Jn 16/13 16/14
? Mossband 16/17 ?
180.64 Kingmoor Yard Down Goods Line 16/27 16/31
183.69 Caldew Jn 16/37 ?
184.39 Rome Street 16/42 ?
184.77 Currock Jn 16c47a ~ 16c57d 16.40 ~ 17.02
194.45 Wigton 17/11 17.26a ~ 17.29d
202.37 Aspatria 17/12 17/41
210.40 Maryport 17.31a ~ 18.00d 17.50 ~ 18.00
218.43 Aspatria 18/12 18/13
226.35 Wigton 18/22 18/26
236.03 Currock Jn 18/35 18/38
236.28 Forks Jn 18/37 18.40a ~ 18.42d
236.45 Bog Jn 18/39 18/44

Timings continue in first table.

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