11th August 2004

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Chester From Worcester)

Locos Used 67014 & 67015

Route:
1Z67 : 09.37 Worcester Shrub Hill to Chester
1Z68 : 16.14 Chester to Worcester Shrub Hill

Loco Route
67015 Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Bromsgrove - Barnet Green - Longbridge - Kings Norton - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Madeley Jn - Telford Central - Shrewsbury - Wrexham General - Chester
67014 Chester - (1) Crewe - Shrewsbury (1) - (reverse of outward route) - Worcester Shrub Hill

Notes :
(1) Was booked back reverse of outward route.

Sources : various including Richard Rooker & Nick Roberts

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.37d 09.39   19.25a 20.06
Droitwich Spa 09/46 09/52   19/14 19/59
Stoke Works Jn 09/51 10/04   19/08 19/49
Bromsgrove 09/54 10/07   19/06 19/46
Barnt Green 09/58 10/12   19/02 19/43
Longbridge 10/00 10/15   18/59 19/40
Kings Norton 10/04 10/18   18/56 19/35
Bordesley Jn 10/11 10/24   18/46 19/29
St Andrews Jn 10/12 10/25   18/45 19/28
Proof House Jn 10/15 10/28   18/42 19/23
Birmingham New Street 10.18a ~ 10.30d 10.32 ~ 10.36   18.34a ~ 18.39d 19.18 ~ 19.20
Soho South Jn 10/35 10/43   18/29 19/12
Soho East Jn 10/36 10/44   18/20 19/06
Perry Barr West Jn 10/43 10/47   19/16 19/06
Perry Barr North Jn 10/51 10/49   18/14 19/05
Bescot Stadium 10.57a ~ 10.59d 10.58 ~ 11.03   18.05a ~ 18.07d 18.57 ~ 18.58
Darlaston Jn 11/01 11/04   18/00 18/53
Portobello Jn 11/04 11/08   17/57 17/49
Wolverhampton 11/16 11/18   17/55 18/45
Wolverhampton North Jn 11/19 11/20   17/51 18/38
Cosford 11/29 11/29   17/35 18/28
Telford Central 11/36 11.35a ~ ??.??d   17/27 18.16a ~ ??.??d
Wellington 11/40 11/38   17/22 18/12
Shrewsbury 11/50 12/05   17/10 18/02
Crewe   DIV 17.14a ~ 17.16d
Gobowen 12/20 12/28   16/47 DIV
Wrexham General 12.33a ~ 12.50d 12.42 ~ 12.50   16/34 DIV
Saltney Jn 13/06 13/01   16/18 DIV
Chester 13.09a 13.05   16.14d 16.45


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