4th April 1987

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Morecambe Bay Express

Locos Used 81013, 81021 & steam: 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route : 1Z37 throughout

Loco(s) Route
4472 London Marylebone - West Ruislip - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Bicester - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Hatton - Dorridge - Tyseley - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield - Rotherham - Aldwarke South Jn - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Wakefield Westgate - Gelderd Road Jn - Leeds
4472 Leeds - Guiseley Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton - Hellifield - Giggleswick - Bentham - Wennington - Carnforth
81021 Carnforth - (via WCML & Trent Valley) - Rugby (1)
81013 (2) Rugby - (via Weedon & WCML) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 81021 failed at Rugby.
(2) Plus 81021 dead-in-tow.

Sources : Graeme Herrington (on the tour throughout), Simon D Forrest & Andy Banthorpe

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Graeme Herrington & Simon D Forrest)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 London Marylebone 08.00d
5.11 Neasden South Jn 08/10
11.42 Northolt Jn 08/23
13.30 West Ruislip 08/28
27.71 High Wycombe 08/50
36.12 Princes Risborough 09/08
54.58 Bicester 09/27
63.60 Aynho Jn 09/38
68.64 Banbury 09w47 ~ 10w12
88.73 Leamington Spa 10/40
94.62 Hatton 10/48
101.43 Dorridge 10/59
108.53 Tyseley 11/15
111.43 Landor Street Jn 11c25 ~ 11c27
117.49 Water Orton 11/34
127.25 Tamworth HL 11/44
140.16 Burton-on-Trent 11/57
146.33 Stenson Jn 12/07
151.17 Derby 12w18 ~ 13w08
161.10 Ambergate Jn 13/21
171.18 Clay Cross South Jn 13/34
175.28 Chesterfield 13/39
183.58 Dore Station Jn 13/51
187.48 Sheffield 13w59 ~ 14w19
193.05 Rotherham 14/28
195.48 Aldwarke South Jn 14/32
197.64 Swinton Jn 14/36
205.55 Moorthorpe 14/48
206.32 South Kirkby Jn 14/50
216.23 Wakefield Westgate 15/03
224.60 Gelderd Road Jn 15/16
226.25 Leeds 15w22a ~ 16w17d
227.38 Wortley Jn 16/22
236.64 Guiseley Jn 16/34
243.25 Keighley 16/45
252.40 Skipton 16c59 ~ 17c07
262.34 Hellifield 17/25
265.59 Settle Jn 17/30
280.61 Wennington 17/48
289.77 Carnforth East Jn 18/07
290.25 Carnforth 18L10a ~ 18L22d
296.45 Lancaster 18/29
317.43 Preston 18/49
332.53 Wigan North Western 19/01
334.02 Springs Branch Jn 19/02
340.77 Winwick Jn 19/06
344.33 Warrington Bank Quay 19/09
352.22 Weaver Jn 19/15
367.66 Crewe Coal Yard 19/30
368.44 Crewe 19c32 ~ 19c35
387.52 Norton Bridge 19/54
393.01 Stafford 19/57
399.36 Colwich 20/01
410.21 Lichfield Trent Valley 20/09
416.32 Tamworth LL 20/13
429.34 Nuneaton 20/22
444.04 Rugby 20.33a ~ 20.34d
456.68 Weedon 20/48
469.77 Hanslope Jn 20/57
479.78 Bletchley 21/05
494.71 Tring 21/16
509.09 Watford Junction 21.27a ~ 21.28d
520.59 Willesden Jn 21/44
526.44 London Euston 21.52a

Mileages from tour brochure.

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