14th October 2001

Vintage Trains
The
Lickey Banker

Locos Used 47774 & steam: 4936, 4965 & 7760
Stock Used 8 coaches (35470+....)

Route : Train 1

Loco(s) Route
4965 Tyseley Warwick Road - Birmingham Snow Hill Jewellery Quarter - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction -  Kidderminster Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
4965 Worcester Shrub Hill Droitwich Spa - Bromsgrove
4965 (1) Bromsgrove Blackwell - Barnt Green - Kings Norton UM Signal
4965 (2) Kings Norton UM Signal Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn Landor Street Jn - Banking Engine Siding (Saltley)
47774 (3) Banking Engine Siding (Saltley) Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn Bordesley Jn Tyseley Warwick Road

Route : Train 2

Loco(s) Route
4936 Tyseley Warwick Road - Birmingham Snow Hill Jewellery Quarter - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction -  Kidderminster Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
4936 Worcester Shrub Hill Droitwich Spa - Bromsgrove
4936 (4) Bromsgrove Blackwell - Barnt Green - Kings Norton Loop
4936 (5) Kings Norton Loop Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn Landor Street Jn - Banking Engine Siding (Saltley)
47774? (6) Banking Engine Siding (Saltley) Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn Bordesley Jn Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) 7760 buffered up to rear, provided banking assistance between Bromsgrove &
Blackwell. 7760 was booked to be buffered-up in Bromsgrove Up Goods Loop but on the day the Up Main was used.
(2) 47774 on rear. 47774 was booked to be attached to the rear of the train in Kings Norton Arrival and Departure Loop but on the day the Up Fast was used opposite the loop and south of Kings Norton station
(3) 4965 on rear.
(4) 7760 buffered up to rear, provided banking assistance between Bromsgrove &
Blackwell.
(5)
47774? on rear.
(6) 4936 on rear.
(7) Train 2 details above are from booked timings/route and require confirming - confirmation of locos is also required.

Sources : Gordon Jakes (on train 1 throughout)

Photo Review
(all photos: Gordon Jakes)


Two photos of 4965 at Worcester Shrub Hill.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gordon Jakes)

M.C Location Train 1   Train 2
M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked
0.00 Tyseley Warwick Road 09.55d 09.56   15.43d
0.44 Small Heath South Jn 10/05 ?   15/51
3.21 Birmingham Snow Hill 10/11 ?   15/57
3.69 Jewellwry Quarter 10/13 10/09   15/59
7.03 Smethwick Galton Bridge 10/18 10/15   16/04
7.18 Smethwick West 10/19 ?   16/05
9.75 Rowley Regis 10/23 10/22   16/09
12.51 Cradley Heath 10/26 10/28   16/12
15.22 Stourbridge Junction 10/31 10/33   16/21
21.72 Kidderminster 10/38 10/42   16/28
25.50 Hartlebury 10/44 10/47   16/34
31.28 Droitwich Spa 10/50 10/55   16/40
36.76
0.00
Worcester Shrub Hill 1lw00a ~ 13w12d [P2] 11.03 ~ 13.16 [P1]   17w02a ~ 19w20d
5.48 Droitwich Spa 13/23 13/26   19/31
9.63 Stoke Works Jn 13/29 13/34   19/37
11.66
0.00
Bromsgrove 13L45 ~ 13L53 [UGL] 13.37 ~ 13.48 [UM]   19L57 ~ 20L05 [UGL]
2.63 Blackwell ? ?   ?
3.53 Barnt Green 14/01 13/57   20/15
6.28 Longbridge 14/04 ?   20/20
8.20
0.00
Kings Norton A&D Loop 14L12 ~ 14L36 14.04 ~ 14.20 [UM Sig]   20L28 ~ 20L52
0.41 Kings Norton 14/41 14/25   20/57
5.56 Bordesley Jn 14/46 14/33   21/02
6.02 St Andrews Jn 14/47 14/35   21/03
6.38 Landor Street Jn 14/49 14/36   21/05
6.60
0.00
Banking Engine Siding 14.51 ~ 15.56 14.44 ~ 14.51   21.07 ~ 21.12
0.22 Landor Street Jn 14/58 14/53   21/14
0.58 St Andrews Jn 15/00 14/54   21/16
1.04 Bordesley Jn 15/01 14/56   21/17
2.16 Small Heath South Jn 15/06 15.01 ~ 15.07   21/21
2.60 Tyseley Warwick Road 15.11a 15.12   21.26a


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