18th April 1981

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Shoulder of Lune

Locos Used 31192 (1), 40120, 40163, 81018 & 86210
Stock Used 35478+16236+25800+16182+4920+1711+25610+25806

Route : 1Z71 throughout

Loco(s) Route
86210 London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) (4) - Crewe
40120 Crewe - Middlewich - Northwich - Altrincham - Northenden - Chinley - Sheffield - Woodburn Jn - Broughton Lane Jn - Rotherham Central - Aldwarke Jn - Cudworth - Normanton - Altofts - Whitehall Jn - Guiseley - Ilkley (1)
40120 Ilkley (1) - Baildon - Keighley - Clapham - Carnforth - Morecambe
40163 (2) Morecambe - Heysham Harbour
40120 (3) Heysham Harbour - Morecambe
40163 Morecambe - Lancaster
81018 Lancaster - Preston - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 31192 used to shunt release the train at Ilkley.
(2) 40120 on rear.
(3) 40163 on rear.
(4) Copy of timing sheet from the itinerary supplied by John Broderick gave the outward route via Weedon with a booked passing time of 08/54 - all other times as listed below. Booked and actual times supplied previously by Andy Hoskins however gave the train as going via Northampton.

Source : Andy Hoskins, Stew Robertson & Clive Barlow

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Andy Hoskins & John Broderick)

Miles Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual Miles
0.00 Euston 08.00d 08.16   22.26a 22.31 592.05
5.29 Willesden West London Jn 08/07 08/23   22/19 ? ?
17.44 Watford Junction 08.18a ~ 08.19d 08.32 ~ 08.40   22.05a ~ 22.06d 22.09 ~ 22.10 574.61
31.66 Tring 08/29 08/48   21/55 21/53 560.39
46.68 Bletchley 08/39 08/58   21/45 21.44 545.37
56.59 Hanlope Jn 08/45 09/08   21/35 21/38 535.56
65.85 Northampton (see note 4) 08/55 09/16  
69.69 Weedon (see note 4)   21/26 ? ?
82.50 Rugby 09.06a ~ 09.08d 09.35 ~ 09.36   21/14 21/18 509.55
97.13 Nuneaton 09/20 09/47   20/59 21/01 494.92
110.01 Tamworth 09/29 09/55   20/50 20/47 482.04
116.24 Lichfield Trent Valley 09/33 09/58   20/45 20/43 475.81
120.99 Armitage 09/37 10/01   20/41 ? ?
127.15 Colwich 09/41 10/05   20/37 20/36 464.90
129.51 Milford 09/42 10/07   ? ? ?
? Whitehouse Jn ? ?   20/35 ? ?
133.54 Stafford 09.54a ~ 09.56d 10.11 ~ 10.13   20.29a ~ 20.31d 20.28 ~ 20.29 458.51
138.85 Norton Bridge 10/02 10/20   20/24 20/22 453.20
? Madeley 10/09 ?   20/16 ? ?
158.00 Crewe 10L20a ~ 10L32d 10.34 ~ 10.44   20.06a ~ 20.08d 20.04 ~ 20.07 434.05

 

Miles Location Booked Actual
164.96 Sandbach 10/40 10.55a ~ 11.08d
168.68 Middlewich 10/48 11/16
173.56 Northwich South Jn 10/56 11/26
174.00 Northwich 10*58 ~ 11*00 11.28 ~ 11.29
180.11 Knutsford 11/09 11/37
186.83 Altrincham 11/23 11/48
187.68 Deansgate Jn 11/26 11/50
188.09 Skelton East Jn 11/28 11/51
191.59 Northenden Jn 11/33 11/55
193.78 Cheadle Jn 11/37 11/59
195.14 New Mills South Jn 11/45 12/13
197.85 Chinley 11/51 12/20
198.87 Chinley North Jn 11/53 12/22
203.71 Edale 12/02 12/33
214.01 Grindleford 12/11 12/42
218.11 Totley Tunnel East SB 12/15 12/46
218.68 Dore West Jn 12/16 12/47
219.01 Dore & Totley 12/17 12/48
223.28 Sheffield 12*25 ~ 12*29 12.55 ~ 12.57
223.74 Nunnery Main Line Jn 12/31 12/59
224.70 Woodburn Jn 12/34 13/02
225.05 Attercliffe Jn 12/37 13/03
227.90 Tinsley East Jn 12/46 13/09
232.05 Aldwarke Jn 12/52 13/16
235.34 Wath Road Jn 12/57 13/20
242.57 Cudworth 13/04 13/29
252.59 Normanton 13/18 13/41
253.45 Altofts Jn 13/19 13/42
262.70 Engine Shed Jn 13/37 14/05
263.12 Whitehall Jn 13/42 14/07
263.69 Wortley Jn 13/45 14/08
269.45 Apperley Jn 13/53 14/14
272.72 Guiseley 14/00 14/19
278.70 Ilkley 14.13a ~ 14.46d 14.28 ~ 14.58
284.67 Guiseley 15/00 15/09
289.06 Guiseley Jn 15/10 15/20
289.15 Leeds Jn 15/12 15/20
295.55 Keighley 15/20 15/27
304.74 Skipton 15/34 15.37a ~ 15.39d
314.74 Hellifield 15/48 15/51
318.00 Settle Jn 15/51 15/55
329.76 Bentham 16/04 16/08
342.20 Carnforth East Jn 16/17 16/20
342.59 Carnforth 16/19 16/21
345.74 Hest Bank 16/24 16/28
347.20 Bare Lane 16/27 16/31
348.87 Morecambe 16.30 ~ 16.40 16.36 ~ 16.44
353.35 Heysham Harbour 16.57a ~ 18.07d 16.58 ~ 18.09
357.82 Morecambe 18.27 ~ 18.37 18.22 ~ 18.36
359.50 Bare Lane 18/41 18/39
360.16 Morecambe South Jn 18/43 18/40
362.06 Lancaster 18L48a ~ 18L58d 18.48 ~ 18.56
383.04 Preston 19/23 19/16
388.47 Euxton Jn 19/28 19/23
390.52 Balshaw Lane Jn 19/29 19/25
398.16 Wigan North Western 19/34 19/31
406.50 Winwick Jn 19/40 19/38
409.91 Warrington Bank Quay 19/43 19/41
411.85 Acton Grange Jn 19/44 19/43
417.54 Weaver Jn 19/49 19/48
426.54 Winsford 19/54 19/54
433.20 Crewe Coal Yard 20/04 20/01

Timings continue in first table.

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