6th August 2005

NENTA Traintours
The Blackcountryman

Locos Used 47709 & 47832
Stock Used 3408+3359+1657+3362+3360+1221+5788+5897+5824+9496

Route:
1Z51 : Norwich to Shrewsbury
1Z52 : Shrewsbury to Norwich

Loco(s) Route
????? Norwich - Diss - Stowmarket (1)
????? Stowmarket - Bury St Edmunds - Ely - March - Peterborough - Helpston Jn - Stamford - Melton Mowbray - Syston East Jn - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Abbey Jn - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof Hosue Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Cosford - Shrewsbury
47709 (1) Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Stowmarket - Ipswich
????? Ipswich - Stowmarket - Diss - Norwich

Notes :
(1) Loco confirmation required (which loco led each leg and/or when paired - 47832 was confirmed on rear in the Birmingham area on the return leg). NR timings suggest the train did not run to Ipswich as booked but reversed at Stowmarket.

Sources : various including Jonathan Wilcox

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Norwich 06.05d 06.05   00.09a ?
Trowse Jn 06/08 ?   00/06 ?
Diss 06.24a ~ 06.27d 06.31 ~ 06.33   23.42a ~ 23.45d ?
Stowmarket ??/?? 06.47a   ??/?? ?
Ipswich 06.49a ~ 06.59d DIV   23.06a ~ 23.09d ?
Stowmarket 07.11a ~ 07.14d 07.22d   22.52a ~ 22.55d ?
Bury St Edmunds 07.34a ~ 07.37d 07.42 ~ 07.43   22.28a ~ 22.31d ?
Chippenham Jn 08/01 07/57   22/11 ?
Soham 08/16 08/03   21/59 ?
Ely 08.27a ~ 08.30d 08.29 ~ 08.35   21.42a ~ 21.45d ?
Ely North Jn 08/33 08/37   21/39 ?
March 08.55a ~ 08.58d 08.55 ~ 08.58   21.20a ~ 21.23d ?
Peterborough 09.21a ~ 09.24d 09.22 ~ 09.25   20.57a ~ 21.00d ?
Helpston Jn 09/32 09/31   20/52 ?
Manton Jn 09/50 09/49   20/35 ?
Melton Mowbray 10/02 ?   20/21 ?
Syston East Jn 10/10 10/10   20/11 ?
Syston South Jn 10/11 10/11   20/10 ?
Leicester 10/18 10/18   20/06 ?
Wigston South Jn 10/22 10/23   20/02 ?
Hinckley 10/33 10/40   19/51 ?
Nuneaton 10/38 10/44   19/45 ?
Abbey Jn 10/41 10/46   19/42 ?
Whitacre Jn 10/52 10/58   19/31 ?
Water Orton 10/57 11/03   19/27 ?
Landor Street Jn 11/02 11/10   19/20 ?
Proof House Jn 11/04 11/13   19/18 ?
Birmingham New Street 11.06a ~ 11.09d 11.15 ~ 11.22   19.13a ~ 19.16d ?
Soho South Jn 11/14 11/27   19/08 19/17
Dudley Port 11/20 11/32   19/03 19/07
Wolverhampton 11.26a ~ 11.31d 11.40 ~ 11.41   18.54a ~ 18.57d 18.50 ~ 18.56
Wolverhampton North Jn 11/33 11/43   18/49 18/47
Oxley SB 11/35 ?   18/44 ?
Cosford 11/45 ?   18/38 ?
Telford Central 11/56 11.58a ~ ??.??d   18/32 18.33a ~ ??.??d
Wellington 12/00 12/01   18/28 18/28
Shrewsbury 12.13a 12.14   18.15d 18.15


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