17th July 2005

Vintage Trains
Shakespeare Express & Bullring Express

Loco Used steam: 4965
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1S50 : Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon
1S51 : Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill
1S52 : Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon
1S53 : Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill

Loco Route
4965 Birmingham Snow Hill - Tyseley - Shirley - Henley-in-Arden - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
4965 Stratford-upon-Avon - Bearley Jn - Hatton North Jn - Dorridge - Tyseley - Birmingham Snow Hill
4965 Birmingham Snow Hill - Tyseley - Shirley - Henley-in-Arden - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
4965 Stratford-upon-Avon - Bearley Jn - Hatton North Jn - Dorridge - Tyseley - Birmingham Snow Hill

Notes :
(1) Birmingham to Stratford round trips sold as "The Shakespeare Express" and the Stratford to Birmingham round trip sold as "The Bullring Express".

Sources : various including Clive Hanley

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham Snow Hill 10.30d ?   15.27d ?
Birmingham Moor Street 10/33 ?   15/30 ?
Small Heath South Jn 10/37 ?   15/34 ?
Tyseley 10.41a ~ 10.44d ?   15.38a ~ 15.41d ?
Shirley 11/01 ?   16/01 ?
Bearley Jn 11/28 ?   16/28 ?
Stratford-upon-Avon 11.37a ~ 12.04d ?   16.37a ~ 17.00d ?
Bearley Jn 12/14 ?   17/10 ?
Hatton West Jn 12/22 ?   17/18 ?
Hatton North Jn 12/24 ?   17/22 ?
Dorridge 12/31 ?   17/29 ?
Tyseley 12.43a ~ 12.45d ?   17.43a ~ 17.45d ?
Small Heath South Jn 12/50 ?   17/50 ?
Birmingham Moor Street 12.53a ~ 12.55d ?   17.53a ~ 17.55d ?
Birmingham Snow Hill 12.58a ?   17.58a ?


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