5th August 2001

Branch Line Society
Midland Metro Inter-City

Trams Used (1) 08 & 12

Route :

Tram Route
08
Birmingham Snow Hill [P4] - Wolverhampton St. Georges [P2]
08
Wolverhampton St. Georges [P2] - St. Pauls [P1]
08
St. Pauls (P1 cross to Down line) - Priestfield [P2] - Down Line N. of station
08
Priestfield (N. cross to Up Line) - Priestfield [P1] - Winston Green Outer Circle [P1] - Up Line S. of station
08
Winston Green Outer Circle (S. cross to Down Line) - Winston Green Outer Circle [P2] - Wednesbury Parkway [P2 (booked P3)] (2) - Wednesbury Parkway cross to Up Line
08
Wednesbury Parkway (Up Line N. of station) - Wednesbury Parkway [P1] - Handsworth Booth Street [P1]
08
Handsworth Booth Street (P1 cross to Down Line) - Black Lake [P2] - Down Line N. of station
08
Black Lake (N. cross to Up Line) - Black Lake [P1] - West Bromwich Central [P1] - Up Line S. of station
08
West Bromwich Central (S. cross to Down Line) - West Bromwich Central [P2] - Wednesbury Parkway [P2 (booked P3)] (2) - Wednesbury Parkway (Down Line S. of station)
08
Wednesbury Parkway (S. cross to Depot Access Line) - Wednesbury Parkway [P3] - Metro Centre Depot (Stabling Siding 7)
12
Metro Centre Depot (Road 1) - Wednesbury Parkway [P3] (2) - cross to Up Line N. of station
12
Wednesbury Parkway (Up Line N. of station) - Wednesbury Parkway [P1] - Birmingham Snow Hill [P5]

Notes :
(1) Original tram pressed into service during visit of Depot & Control Room.
(2) Connections at South End of Wednesbury Parkway station were out of use at the time of the visit.

Source : Alan Sheppard (on the trams throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

Location

Booked Actual
Birmingham Snow Hill [P4] 12.03d 12.01d
Wolverhampton St. Georges [P2] 12.38 ~ 12.45 12.41 ~ 12.43
St Pauls [P1] 13.16 ~ 13.22 13.20 ~ 13.24
Priestfield 13.49 ~ 13.52 13.51 ~ 13.53
Winston Green Outer Circle 14.13 ~ 14.19 14.18 ~ 14.24
Wednesbury Parkway 14.32 ~ 14.38 14.45 ~ 14.46
Handsworth Booth Street [P1] 14.49 ~ 14.52 14.59 ~ 15.05
Black Lake 15.01 ~ 15.04 15.18 ~ 15.22
West Bromwich Central 15.08 ~ 15.11 15.29 ~ 15.30
Wednesbury Parkway 15.18 ~ 15.20 15.39 ~ 15.41
Metro Centre Depot 15.22a ~ 16.24d 15.45a ~ 16.58d
Wednesbury Parkway 16.26 ~ 16.28 17.00 ~ 17.02
Birmingham Snow Hill [P5] 16.50a 17.33a


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