24th January 1981

S.L.O.A.
The Cumbrian Mountain Express
(Northbound)

Locos Used 85018, 85019 & steam: 850 'Lord Nelson' & 4767
Stock Used Booked for 11 vehicles

Route : 1L25 throughout

Loco Route
85018 Crewe - (via WCML) - Carnforth
4767 Carnforth - Wennington - Settle Jn - Hellifield (1)
850 (1) Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
85019 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Booked loco-change and reversal point was Skipton, the change was presumably due to the late running.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick)

Miles Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual Miles
0.0 Crewe 10.10d 10.10   19.21a 19.30 343.7
16.2 Weaver Jn 10/23 10/27   19/05 19/16 327.5
24.0 Warrington Bank Quay 10/28 10/41   18/59 19/07 319.7
35.8 Wigan North Western 10/37 10/49   18/51 18/58 307.9
50.9 Preston 10.52a ~ 11.04d 11.01 ~ 11.07   18.36a ~ 18.38d 18.43 ~ 18.46 292.8
71.9 Lancaster 11.23a ~ 11.29d 11.28 ~ 11.29   18/17 18/23 271.8
78.2 Carnforth 11L39a ~ 11L52d 11.47 ~ 12.17   18/13 18/18 265.5

 

Miles Location Booked Actual
78.6 Carnforth East Jn 11/54 ?
87.9 Wennington 12/08 12/54
103.0 Settle Jn 12/31 13/22
106.3 Hellifield 12p38a ~ 12p53d 13.33a
116.1 Skipton 13L08a ~ 13L28d DIV
125.9 Hellifield 13/43 14.00d
129.2 Settle Jn 13/52 14/08
143.2 Blea Moor 14/18 ?
148.1 Dent 14p43a ~ 14p58d 14.55 ~ 15.12
151.3 Garsdale 15w08a ~ 15p38d 15.19 ~ 15.46
154.4 Ais Gill 15/46 ?
172.9 Appleby 16p13a ~ 16p28d 16.14 ~ 16.25
201.8 Petteril Bridge Jn 17/07 17/06
202.7 Carlisle 17L11a ~ 17L24d 17.11 ~ 17.26
220.5 Penrith 17/40 17/47
239.7 Tebay 17/55 ?
252.7 Oxenholme 18/04 18/10

Timings continue in first table.

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