1st October 2000

Vintage Trains
T
wo Panniers - Birmingham Suburban

Locos Used steam: 7760 & 9600
Stock Used 17018+mk2 TSO+mk2 TSO+mk1 TSO+mk1 TSO+35470

Route :

Locos Route
9600 + 7760 Tyseley Warwick Road Small Heath South Jn Bordesley Jn St Andrews Jn Landor Street Jn Water Orton Nuneaton Bedworth Coventry Kenilworth Leamington Spa
7760 + 9600 Leamington Spa Hatton Bearley Jn Stratford-Upon-Avon
9600 + 7760 Stratford-Upon-Avon Bearley Jn Shirley Hall Green Tyseley Birmingham Snow Hill Jewellery Quarter Smethwick Galton Bridge Stourbridge Junction
7760 + 9600 Stourbridge Junction Smethwick Galton Bridge Jewellery Quarter Birmingham Snow Hill Tyseley Warwick Road

Source : Gordon Jakes (on the train throughout)

Photo Review
(all photos: Gordon Jakes)


7760 & 9600 during manoeuvres to take water at Nuneaton.


43093 passes the pair at Leamington Spa.


The train on the down middle road at Leamington Spa during shunting manoeuvres.


The two panniers waiting to leave from platform 2 at Stratford-upon-Avon.


...and, lastly, at Hall Green taking water.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gordon Jakes)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Tyseley Warwick Road 09.53d 09.51
0.44 Small Heath South Jn 09/59 09/55
1.76 Bordesley Jn 10/102 09/58
2.22 St Andrews Jn 10/04 10/00
2.58 Landor Street Jn 10/04 10/00
8.66 Water Orton 10/19 10/13
11.51 Whitacre Jn 10/25 10/18
22.15
0.00
Nuneaton 10w47a ~ 11w36d 10.37 ~ 11.36 [P5]
3.46 Bedworth 11/45 11/46
10.15 Coventry 12/00 12/02
10.71 Park Jn 12/04 12/05
14.48 Kenilworth 12/12 12/13
18.61 Milverton Jn 12/22 12/20
19.67
0.00
Leamington Spa 12w28a ~ 13w55d [P3] 12.25 ~ 13.55 [P2]
6.07 Hatton 14/12 14/10
6.41 Hatton West Jn 14/14 14/12
11.53 Bearley Jn 14/24 14/24
15.26
0.00
Stratford-upon-Avon 14w32a ~ 15w32d 14.32 ~ 15.32 [P2]
3.53 Bearley Jn 15/42 15/53
8.01 Henley-in-Arden 15/51 16/00
17.54 Shirley 16/11 16/15
20.13
0.00
Hall Green 16w17a ~ 16w47d 16.19 ~ 16.47
1.41 Tyseley 16/52 16/53
2.15 Small Heath South Jn 16/54 16/54
4.22 Birmingham Moor Street 16/59 ?
4.72 Birmingham Snow Hill 17/02 17/01
5.40 Jewellery Quarter 17/04 17/02
7.77 The Hawthorns 17/09 17/08
8.54 Smethwick Galton Bridge 17/11 17/10
8.69 Smethwick West 17/12 ?
11.46 Rowley Regis 17/18 ?
16.73
0.00
Stourbridge Junction 17w30a ~ 18w50d 17.28 ~ 18.50
5.27 Rowley Regis 19/02 ?
8.04 Smethwick West 19/07 ?
8.19 Smethwick Galton Bridge 19/08 ?
8.76 The Hawthorns 19/09 ?
11.33 Jewellery Quarter 19/14 ?
12.01
0.00
Birmingham Snow Hill 19.16a ~ 19.18d 19.15 ~ 19.18
0.50 Birmingham Moor Street 19/22 ?
2.57 Small Heath South Jn 19/27 ?
3.31 Tyseley Warwick Road 19.32a 19.35


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