26th March 2005

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(? Football Specials ?)

Locos Used 47815, 47843, 67016, & 67017
Stock Used Set 1 - 9503+6113+6138+6142+6171+5931
Set 2 - 9525+5794+5748+5791+5776+5769
Set 3 - ?????

Route:
1Z47 : Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly
1Z46 : Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly
1Z48 : Manchester Piccadilly to Holyhead
1Z49 : Holyhead to Crewe

Loco(s) Stock Route - Stock set 1 used.
47815 (1) set 1 Holyhead - Bangor - Llandudno Junction - Rhyl - Chester - Runcorn East - Newton-le-Willows - Manchester Piccadilly
?47843? (2) set 1 Crewe - Wilmslow - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly
?47843? (2) set 1 Manchester Piccadilly - (reverse of outward route) - Holyhead
?47815? (3) set 1 Holyhead - Bangor - Llandudno Junction - Chester - Crewe

Route:
1V76 : Crewe to Cardiff Central
1Z58 : Cardiff Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Stock Route
67016 set 2 Crewe - (4) Chester - Wrexham General - Shrewsbury - Sutton Bridge Jn (4) - Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport - Cardiff Central
67016 set 2 Cardiff Central - Newport - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Chester - Crewe

Route:
1V75 : Crewe to Cardiff Central
1W94 : Cardiff Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Stock Route
67017 set 3 Crewe - Chester Wrexham General - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport - Cardiff Central
67017 set 3 Cardiff Central - Newport - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Chester - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47843 on rear.
(2) Presumably 47843 led with 47815 on rear, but confirmation required.
(3) Presumably 47815 led with 47843 on rear, but confirmation required.
(4) Booked route was Crewe - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Wolverhampton North Jn - Cosford - Telford Central - Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate - Sutton Bridge Jn, but was diverted via Chester for reasons unknown.
(5) There was also reported to be a 1Z76 09.53 Crewe - Cardiff. Details required.

Sources : Richard Rooker & "Selby"

Timings (Booked & Actual)

1Z47 / 1Z46 / 1Z48

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Holyhead 09.30 09.30   21.00a 21.08
Valley 09/36 ?   20/52 ?
Gaerwen 09/49 ?   20/39 ?
Llanfairpwll 09/51 ?   20/36 ?
Menai Bridge 09/53 ?   20/34 ?
Bangor 09.58a ~ 10.00d 09.55 ~ 09.59   20.22a ~ 20.24d 20.42 ~ 20.43
Penmaenmawr 10/09 ?   20/09 ?
Llandudno Jn 10.16a ~ 10.18d 10.14 ~ 10.19   20.01a ~ 20.03d 20.23 ~ 20.25
Colwyn Bay 10.24a ~ 10.25d ?   19.55a ~ 19.56d ?
Rhyl 10.34a ~ 10.35d 10.36 ~ 10.37   19.43a ~ 19.44d 20.04 ~ 20.05
Prestatyn 10.40a ~ 10.41d ?   19.37a ~ 19.38d ?
Holywell Jn 10/49 10/52   19/29 19/45
Flint 10.53a ~ 10.54d ?   19.24a ~ 19.25d ?
Rockcliffe Hall 10/57 11/00   19/21 19/30
Shotton 11.00a ~ 11.01d 11.03 ~ 11.03   ? ?
Saltney Jn 11/07 11/09   19/14 19/23
Chester South Jn 11/08 ?   19/12 ?
Chester 11.10a ~ 11.13d 11.14 ~ 11.18   19.09a ~ 19.11d 19.18 ~ 19.20
Mickle Trafford 11/18 ?   19/04 ?
Helsby 11.22a ~ 11.23d 11.29 ~ 11.30   18.55a ~ 18.56d 19.08 ~ 19.08
Frodsham 11.28a ~ 11.29d ?   18.49a ~ 18.50d ?
Frodsham Jn 11/32 ?   18/47 ?
Runcorn East 11.36a ~ 11.37d ?   18.43a ~ 18.44d ?
Acton Grange Jn 11/42 11/43   18/39 18/52
Walton Old Jn 11/44 ?   18/37 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 11.49a ~ 11.51d 11.47 ~ 11.52   18.34a ~ 18.35d 18.46 ~ 18.48
Winwick Jn 11/57 11/56   18/30 18/41
Earlestown 12/00 12/00   18/28 18/38
Newton-le-Willows 12/01 12/01   18/27 18/36
Astley 12/06 12/08   18/21 18/23
Eccles 12/11 12/13   18/16 18/18
Ordsall Lane Jn 12/16 12/20   18/13 18/14
Castlefield Jn 12/20 ?   18/11 ?
Deansgate 12/25 12/30   18/07 18/13
Manchester Oxford Road 12.27a ~ 12.29d 12.32 ~ 12.34   18.05a ~ 18.06d 18.11 ~ 18.12
Manchester Piccadilly 12.33a 12.36   18.00a ~ 18.03d 18.05 ~ 18.09
Ardwick Jn   17/57 18/03
Slade Lane Jn   17/54 18/00
Heaton Norris Jn   17/51 17/56
Stockport   17/50 17/54
Edgeley Jn No.1   17/49 17/52
Adswood Road Jn   17/47 17/50
Cheadle Hulme   17/47 17/48
Wilmslow   17.38a ~ 17.39d 17.40 ~ 17.42
Alderley Edge   17/36 17/38
Sandbach   17/28 17/28
Crewe Sydney Bridge   17/24 17/24
Crewe   17.22d 17.22

1Z49

Location Booked Actual
Holyhead 21.20s 21.25
Valley 21/26 ?
Gaerwen 21/39 ?
Llanfairpwll 21/41 ?
Menai Bridge 21/43 ?
Bangor 21/47 21/53
Penmaenmawr 21/55 ?
Llandudno Jn 22.02a ~ 22.12d 22.09 ~ 22.12
Colwyn Bay 22/16 ?
Rhyl 22/24 22/29
Holywell Jn 22/44 22/42
Rockcliffe Hall 22/49 22/46
Saltney Jn 22/56 22/52
Chester South Jn 23/07 ?
Chester 23.09a ~ 23.12d 22.56 ~ 23.13
Beeston Castle 23/23 ?
Crewe Steel Works 23/33 ?
Crewe 23.36a 23.34

1V75 & 1V76

Location 1V75   1V76
Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 08.02d 08/02   08.50d 08.59
Chester 08.22a ~ 08.24d 08.22 ~ 08.29   DIV 09.25 ~ 09.29
Wrexham General 08.42a ~ 09.00d 08.43 ~ 09.00   DIV 09/43
Shrewsbury 09.43a ~ 09.45d 09.37 ~ 09.45   DIV ?
Crewe Basford Hall Jn   08/57 DIV
Madeley   09/01 DIV
Norton Bridge   09/10 DIV
Stafford   09/14 DIV
Stafford No.4   09/14 DIV
Bushbury Jn   09/27 DIV
Wolverhampton North Jn   09/29 DIV
Cosford   09/42 DIV
Madeley Jn   09/47 DIV
Telford Central   09.51a ~ 09.51d DIV
Wellington   09/56 DIV
Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate   10/10 DIV
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/48 09/48   10/15 10/25
Dorrington 09/54 ?   10/23 ?
Church Stretton ? ?   10.32a ~ 10.33d ?
Marsh Brook L.C. 10/02 ?   10/37 ?
Craven Arms 10.06a ~ 10.07d 10.08 ~ 10.09   10/41 10/47
Bromfield 10/11 ?   10/44 ?
Ludlow 10.14a ~ 10.15d ?   10.48a ~ 10.49 ?
Woofferton 10/20 10/22   10/54 11/00
Leominster 10.25a ~ 10.26d 10.27 ~ 10.29   10/59 11/05
Shelwick Jn 10/38 10/40   11/08 11/13
Hereford 10.40a ~ 10.42d 10.40 ~ 10.42   11.13a ~ 11.15d 11.16 ~ 11.18
Tram Inn 10/49 10/50   11/24 11/26
Pontrilas 10/54 ?   11/29 ?
Abergaveny 11.04a ~ 11.05d 11.03 ~ 11.06   11.40a ~ 11.42d 11.40 ~ 11.42
Little Mill Jn 11/12 11/12   11/51 11/49
Pontypool & New Inn ? ?   11.53a ~ 11.54d ?
Cwmbran 11.16a ~ 11.17d 11.19 ~ 11.19   11.58a ~ 11.59d 11.59 ~ 11.59
Maindee North Jn 11/25 ?   12/07 ?
Newport 11.27a ~ 11.35d 11.30 ~ 11.36   12.10a ~ 12.12d 12.11 ~ 12.15
Gaer Jn 11/36 ?   ? ?
Marshfield 11/41 11/42   12/17 12/22
Cardiff Central 11.51a 11.49   12.30a 12.29

1W94 & 1Z58

Location 1W94   1Z58
Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 17.44d 17.50   18.15d 18.15
Marshfield 17/51 17/57   18/23 18/23
Newport 17.56a ~ 17.59d 18.02 ~ 18.05   18.29a ~ 18.32 18.28 ~ 18.??
Maindee North Jn 18/01 ?   18/34 ?
Cwmbran 18.08a ~ 18.09d ?   18.43a ~ 18.44d ?
Pontypool & New Inn 18.14a ~ 18.15d ?   18.50a ~ 18.51d ?
Little Mill Jn 18/17 18/29   18/53 18/53
Abergaveny 18.23a ~ 18.24d 18.35 ~ 18.37   19.01a ~ 19.03d 19.02 ~ 19.05
Pontrilas 18/35 ?   19/17 ?
Tram Inn 18/40 18/51   19/22 19/20
Hereford 18.48a ~ 18.50d 18.59a ~ 19.02d   19.31a ~ 19.34d 19.27 ~ 19.35
Shelwick Jn 18/53 19/05   19/37 19/37
Leominster 19.02a ~ 19.03d 19.13 ~ 19.18   19/47 19/46
Woofferton 19/09 19/24   19/52 19/52
Ludlow 19.13a ~ 19.14d ?   19.57a ~ 19.58d ?
Bromfield 19/17 ?   20/02 ?
Craven Arms 19.22a ~ 19.23d 19.38 ~ 19.39   20/07 20/06
Marsh Brook L.C. 19/28 ?   20/12 ?
Church Stretton 19.31a ~ 19.32d ?   ? ?
Dorrington 19/37 ?   20/21 20/17
Sutton Bridge Jn 19/42 20/01   20/26 20/25
Shrewsbury 19.44a ~ 19.46d 20.03 ~ 20.06   20.30a ~ 20.35d 20.28 ~ 20.35
Gobowen 20.05a ~ 20.05d 20.26 ~ 20.26   20/55 20/57
Chirk 20.10a ~ 20.10d ?   ? ?
Ruabon 20.16a ~ 20.16d ?   ? ?
Wrexham General 20.23a ~ 20.24d 20.43 ~ 20.45   21.08a ~ 21.25d 21.16 ~ 21.25
Saltney Jn 20/38 20/57   21/40 21/36
Chester South Jn 20/40 ?   21/42/42 ?
Chester 20.41a ~ 20.46d 21.01 ~ 21.03   21.44a ~ 21.46d 21.42 ~ 21.46
Beeston Castle 20/58 ?   21/57 ?
Crewe Steel Works 21/07 ?   22/07 ?
Crewe 21.10a 21.38   22.10a 22.11


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