40145 – LSL Mainline Work 7th April 2021

Lee Kenny and myself have been at LSL Crewe today as 40145 had an FTR ahead of an outing tomorrow, Wednesday April 7th.

The Class 40 is scheduled to depart Crewe at 06.10 hours and head light engine to BRISTOL.

It is timed to run via…

Bescot pass,07.10

Birmingham NEW STREET,  pass 07.37



Bristol High Level Sidings09.19 to10.48

BRISTOL Temple Meads10.56 to11.06.

It is then due to head from “Temple Meads” to WEMBLEY, hauling a set of coaching stock via …

BATH pass 11.20



Reading12.36 to 12.42

WEMBLEY arrive 13.25

A class 90 is then due to haul the train into London Euston arrive 14.43 with 40145 on the rear.


40145 is then scheduled to depart Euston for Crewe at 14.55.

It is scheduled to travel via Northampton16.05 to 16.18 (operating stop)

Nuneaton pass at 17.00 hrs

Stafford    pass  at 17.41 hrs

CREWE   arrive  at 18.04

Hope that is of interest to some of you.

If you intend to head out to photograph the loco, please be mindful of staying safe near the railway and remember also to observe the Governments Covid regulations and strive to keep yourself and others SAFE from infection.


John Stephens