26th September 1981

S.L.O.A.
Transpennine Pullman

Locos Used at least 47434, 82001 & steam: 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' & 5305

Route :

Loco(s) Route
82001 Preston - Carnforth
4498 Carnforth - Wennington (1) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Skipton - Shipley - Wortley Jn - Leeds
5305 Leeds - Whitehall Jn - Morley - Dewsbury - Thornhill LNW Jn - Huddersfield - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton - Stockport - Edgeley Jn - Northenden Jn - Skelton Jn - Altrincham - Knutsford - Northwich
47434 Northwich - Middlewich - Sandbach - Crewe
????? ?Crewe - Preston?

Notes :
(1) Photo-stop and run-past.
(2) Start & finish points of the tour require confirming.

Source : John Broderick (joined at Preston/left at Crewe)

Timings (Actual Only)
(from John Broderick)

Location Actual
Preston 10.36d
Lancaster 10/53
Morecambe South Jn 10/56
Carnforth 11L04a ~ 11L55d
Carnforth East Jn 11/57
Wennington 12p15a ~ 12p49d
Clapham 13/04
Settle Jn 13.17 ~ 13.25
Hellifield 13/30
Skipton 13.48 ~ 14.01
Keighley 14/13
Shipley 14/20
Apperley Jn 14/26
Wortley Jn 14/33
Leeds 14L41a ~ 15L12d
Whitehall Jn 15/16
Morley 15/26
Dewsbury 15/33
Mirfield 15/40
Heaton Lodge Jn 15/48
Huddersfield 15/55
Marsden 16/16
Greenfield 16/25
Stalybridge 16.35 ~ 16.56
Guide Bridge 17/04
Denton Jn 17/06
Heaton Norris Jn 17/16
Stockport 17/18
Edgeley Jn 17/19
Northenden Jn 17/28
Skelton Jn 17/37
Altrincham 17/42
Knutsford 17.53 ~ 18.08
Northwich 18L19 ~ 18L29
Middlewich 18/40
Sandbach 18/50
Crewe 18.59a


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