29th February 2020 (Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express)

Date Saturday, 29th February 2020

Ran as 35018

Direction South

Load 11

Diesel None

Tour promoter Railway Touring Company

Operating company West Coast Railways


  • London Euston
  • Carnforth (35018 on)
  • Carlisle
  • Hellifield
  • Blackburn
  • Preston (35018 off)
  • London Euston


Delayed by about 2 hours between Hellifield at Preston due to a brake fault on the train. Further delay removing 35018 at Preston resulted in a 3 hour late arrival back into London Euston.
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Performance data (Appleby to Ais Gill)
Timing begins at mp275, the Blue Riband start point.

Recorder: Daniel Puddicombe