31st October 1981

13809 Preservation Group
Wyvern Express Steam Tour

Locos Used 45076 & steam : 13809

Route :

Loco Route
45076 Leicester - Loughborough - Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Sheffield
13809 Sheffield - Dore & Totley - Grindleford - Edale - Chinley - New Mills South Jn - Romiley - Ashburys - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria - Agecroft Jn - Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - Wennington - Carnforth
13809 Carnforth - Wennington - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Keighley - Shipley - Leeds
45076 Leeds - Altofts Jn - Wath Road Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Sheffield - (reverse of outward route) - Leicester

Notes :
(1) On this tour the chimney of 13809 was damaged on a low bridge in the Belle Vue area of Manchester. Arrival back into Derby was some 4 hours late.

Sources : Ray Humphries & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Leicester 06.55d ?
Loughborough ??.??a ~ 07.10d ?
Derby ??.??a ~ 07.35d ?
Chesterfield ??.??a ~ 08.04d ?
Sheffield 08L25a ~ 08L40d ??.?? ~ 08.58
Dore & Totley 08/49 09/12
Grindleford 08/58 09/26
Edale 09/12 09/54
Chinley North Jn 09/19 10/05
Chinley 09/21 10/08
New Mills South Jn 09/26 10/13
Marple Wharf Jn ? 10.26 ~ 10.38
Romiley 09/34 10/43
Belle Vue ? 10.52 ~ 11.08
Ashburys 09/50 ??.?? ~ 11.14
Philips Park No.? 10/04 11/23
Miles Platting 10/07 ??.?? ~ 11.25
Manchester Victoria 10w11a ~ 10w49d 11.31 ~ 11.47
Windsor Bridge Jn 10/53 11/54
Agecroft Jn 10/56 11/57
Bolton 11/06 12/15
Bromley Cross 11/11 12/27
Darwen 11/31 13/04
Blackburn 11w38 ~ 12w18 13.19 ~ 14.01
Daisyfield Jn 12/20 14/04
Horrocksford Jn ? 14.32 ~ 14.42
Hellifield 13/03 15/19
Settle Jn 13/07 15/26
Clapham 13p20a ~ 13p30d 15/44
Wennington 13/45 15/57
Carnforth East Jn 13/57 16/16
Carnforth 14w00a ~ 15w05d 16.18 ~ 18.00
Wennington 15/24 18/23
Settle Jn 15/48 19/11
Long Preston 15w54 ~ 16w14 19.20 ~ 19.35
Hellifield 16/16 19/42
Skipton 16.28 ~ 16.30 20.03 ~ 20.04
Keighley 16/51 20/20
Shipley Bingley Jn 17/02 20.34 ~ 20.41
Wortley Jn 17/18 ?
Leeds 17L22a ~ 17L32d 21.13 ~ ??.??
Altofts Jn 17/46 ?
Wath Road Jn 18/07 ?
Rotherham 18/12 ?
Sheffield 18.24a ~ 18.28d ?
Chesterfield 18.45a ~ ??.??d ?
Derby 19.15a ~ ??.??d ?
Loughborough 19.36a ~ ??.??d ?
Leicester 19.55a ?


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