4th June 2005

P.M.R. Tours
The Welsh Dragon

Locos Used 47851 & steam: 6233
Stock Used (2) 6320+3136+3143+99679+99673+99127+99311+4994+5032+5035+4940+99319

Route:
1Z54 : Bristol Temple Meads to Holyhead
1Z55 : Holyhead to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
47851 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Yate - Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Wolerhampton - Stafford - Crewe
6233 (1) Crewe - Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Valley - Holyhead
6233 (1) Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
47851 (1) Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Cheltenham Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) Coach 4940 in the formation was given on TRSUT as 4960 however Simon Edwards confirms the use of 4940 from personal sight.


6233 leaves Crewe for Holyhead (photo: Simon Edwards)

Sources : various including Simon Edwards, Simon Cross & Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked Only)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 06.25d 22.54a
Birmingham New Street 08.40a ~ 08.52d 21.04a ~ 21.06d
Crewe 10L20a ~ 10L54d 19L12a ~ 19L37d [P12]
Beeston Castle & T. SB 11/15 18/56
Chester 11.31a ~ 11.36d 18/40
Saltney Jn 11/40 18/37
Rockliffe Hall ? 18/26
Holywell Jn 11/56 18/19
Rhyl 12/10 18/04
Colywn Bay 12/22 17/53
Llandudno Junction 12.29a ~ 12.59d 16.56a ~ 17.47d
Penmaenmawr 13/07 16/47
Bangor 13/18 16/36
Menai Bridge 13/22 16/33
Llanfairpwll 13/24 16/29
Gaerwen Jn 13/28 16/26
Valley 13/43 16/08
Holyhead 13.55a 16.00d


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