7th January 1984 (Cumbrian Mountain Express)

Date Saturday, 7th January 1984

Ran as 46229

Direction South

Load 13

Diesel None

Operating company British Railways

Blue Riband time

17 minutes, 56 seconds


  • London Kings Cross
  • Howe & Co (46229 on)
  • Hellifield
  • Leeds
  • York (46229 off)
  • London Kings Cross


Blue Riband record set for 7 years.
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Performance data (Appleby to Ais Gill)
Timing begins at mp275, the Blue Riband start point.

Recorder: Paul Rowe (supplied by Don Benn)