4th April 1981

David Isherwood
The Knotty Railtour

DMU Used 50516+59177+50469 & 50464+ 59142+50521

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Bury Interchange - Prestwich - Queens Road Jn - Cheetham Hill Jn - Manchester Victoria
as listed Manchester Victoria - Oldham Mumps - Rochdale - Moston - Brewery Sidings - Ashton Branch Sidings - Park - Denton Jn - Stockport - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Leekbrook Jn
as listed Leekbrook Jn - Cheddleton
as listed Cheddleton - Leekbrook Jn
as listed Leekbrook Jn - Stoke-on-Trent - Crewe - Northwich West Jn - Hartford CLC Jn - Hartford LNW Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Earlestown West Jn - St Helens Junction - Sutton Oak Jn - St Helens Shaw Street - Bamfurlong Jn - Golbourne Jn - Parkside West Jn - Earlestown - Huyton - Olive Mount Jn - Edge Lane Jn - Bootle Jn - Sefton Jn - Aintree
as listed Aintree - Edge Lane Jn - Bootle branch Jn - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street
as listed Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Wavertree Jn - Allerton - Hunts Cross - Widnes - Warrington Central - Glazebrook - Irlam - Trafford Park - Hyde Road Jn - Fairfield - Guide Bridge (1)
as listed Guide Bridge - Fairfield - Gorton - Ashburys - Ardwick - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) Passengers to detrain at Guide Bridge, train then to go on to Ashton Jn to reverse, picking passengers back up on return to Guide Bridge.

Sources : Ken Baldwin, Ray Humphries, Stew Robertson & Alan Rintoul

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Paul Griffin & Alan Rintoul)

M.Yds Location Booked
0.000 Bury Interchange 08.10d
5.0341 Prestwich 08/17
7.1622 Woodlands Road Halt 08.20a ~ 08.21d
8.1253 Cheetham Hill Jn 08/28
9.0892 Manchester Victoria 08.31a ~ 08.47d
? Cheetham Hill Jn 08/50
11.1158 Thorpes Bridge Jn 08/52
14.0058 Hollinwood 08/57
16.1616 Oldham Mumps 09/03
19.0924 Shaw 09/10
23.1136 Rochdale East Jn 09/16
? Rochdale 09/21
25.1630 Castleton East Jn 09/25
32.0572 Thorpes Bridge Jn 09/34
33.0703 Philips Park No.1 09/37
37.0782 Ashton Moss South Jn 09/46
39.0567 Denton Jn 09/50
? Stockport 09.59a ~ 10.10d
46.0933 Cheadle Hulme 10/15
56.0275 Macclesfield 10/27
69.1285 Kidsgrove 10/44
75.1388 Stoke-on-Trent 10.52a ~ 11.00d
80.0757 Milton Jn 11/20
83.0845 Endon LC 11/33
87.0180 Leekbrook Jn 11.47a ~ 11.51d
88.0299 Cheddleton 11.58a ~ 13.15d
89.0418 Leekbrook Jn 13.22a ~ 13.26d
? Endon LC 13/39
? Milton Jn 13/53
100.0970 Stoke-on-Trent 14.20a ~ 14.30d
106.1073 Kidsgrove 14/39
? Crewe 14c54a ~ 14c56d
119.1745 Sandbach 15/04
123.1012 Middlewich 15/10
? Northwich West Jn 15/18
131.1381 Hartford LNW Jn 15/27
146.1144 Winwick Jn 15/48
150.1741 St Helens Junction 15/57
151.2067 Sutton Oak Jn 16/01
153.0440 St Helens Shaw Street 16.04a ~ 16.45d
161.0154 Bamfurlong Jn 17/03
165.0151 Lowton Jn 17/11
179.0291 Olive Mount Jn 17/30
179.1137 Edge Lane Jn 17c44a ~ 17c46d
185.0568 Marsh Lane Jn 18*00a ~ 18*30d
187.1388 Aintree 18.42a ~ 18.50d [P4]
196.0687 Bootle Branch Jn 19/20
198.0337 Liverpool Lime Street 19.28a ~ 19.37d
216.1034 Warrington Central 20/05
230.0349 Trafford Park East Jn 20/20
240.0036 Guide Bridge 20.49a ~ 21.06d
244.1556 Manchester Piccadilly 21.14a


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