4th - 6th November 2005

Arriva Trains Wales
(Rugby Specials)

Locos Used 47805, 47815, 47843, 47848, & 47853
Stock Used ????? (3 sets)

Route:
1Z10 : 09.15 Crewe to Cardiff Central
1N15 : 18.15 Cardiff Central to Newport
1Z15 : 19.20 Cardiff Central to Crewe

Date Loco(s) Route
05/11 47805 (1) Crewe - Chester - Wrexham General - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport - Cardiff Central
05/11 47805 (1) Cardiff Central - Newport
05/11 47805 (1) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47843 on rear.

Route:
1V75 : 09.14 Crewe to Cardiff Central
1Z14 : 18.20 Cardiff Central to Crewe

Date Loco(s) Route
05/11 47815 Crewe - Wem - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport - Cardiff Central
05/11 47815 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Route:
1V86 : 15.42 Crewe to Cardiff Central
1Z11 : 10.10 Hereford to Cardiff Central
1Z12 : 12.16 Port Talbot to Cardiff Central
1Z13 : 14.10 Cwmbran to Cardiff Central
1Z16 : 19.15 Cardiff Central to Swansea
2B89 : 20.40 Swansea to Hereford
1Z48 : 12.20 Cardiff Central to Crewe

Date Loco(s) Route
04/11 47853 (1) Crewe - Wem - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport - Cardiff Central
05/11 47843 (2) Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport - Cardiff Central
05/11 47853 (1) Port Talbot - Bridgend - Cardiff Central
05/11 47843 (2) Cwmbran - Newport - Cardiff Central
05/11 47843 (3) Cardiff Central - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Neath - Swansea
05/11 47853 (4) Swansea - Neath - Port Talbot - Bridgend - Cardiff Central - Newport - Abergavenny - Hereford
06/11 47843 + 47853 (5) Cardiff Central - Newport - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Wem - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47843 on rear.
(2) 47853 on rear.
(3) Presumed to have been 47843 leading with 47853 on rear, but confirmation is required.
(4) Presumed to have been 47853 leading with 47843 on rear, but confirmation is required.
(5) Presumed to have been "Top n Tail" but confirmation of which led is required.

Sources : various including Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)

1V86 04/11 & 1Z48 06/11

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 15.42d 15.42   14.56a 14.59
Crewe Gresty Lane 15/44 ?   14/54 ?
Nantwich 15/48 15/48   14/47 14/51
Wrenbury 15/52 ?   14/41 ?
Prees 16/00 ?   14/34 ?
Wem 16/02 16/05   14/32 14/32
Harlescot LC 16/08 ?   14/24 ?
Shrewsbury 16.10a ~ 16.15d 16.17 ~ 16.18   14.17a ~ 14.21d 14.17 ~ 14.21
Sutton Bridge Jn 16/18 16/20   14/14 14/12
Dorrington 16/24 ?   14/09 ?
Marsh Brook L.C. 16/32 ?   14/01 ?
Craven Arms 16/36 16/40   13/56 13/55
Bromfield 16/39 ?   13/52 ?
Ludlow 16.42a ~ 16.43d ? ~ ?   ? ?
Woofferton 16/47 16/54   13/46 13/46
Leominster 16/52 16/59   13/41 13/41
Shelwick Jn 17/02 ?   13/32 ?
Hereford 17.04a ~ 17.06d 17.09 ~ 17.12   13.26a ~ 13.29d 13.23 ~ 13.29
Tram Inn 17/14 17/20   13/17 13/16
Pontrilas 17/18 ?   13/13 ?
Abergaveny 17.28a ~ 17.29d 17.40 ~ 17.43   12.57a ~ 13.00d 12.57 ~ 12.59
Little Mill Jn 17/36 17/50   12/50 12/50
Maindee North Jn 17/47 ?   12/39 ?
Newport 17.49a ~ 17.51d 18.05 ~ 18.11   12.32a ~ 12.35d 12.34 ~ 12.36
Marshfield 17/58 18/18   12/27 12/29
Cardiff Central 18.06a 18.26   12.20d 12.20

All timings below are for 05/11

1V75 & 1Z14

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 09.14d 09.14   20.59a 21.07
Crewe Gresty Lane 09/16 ?   20/57 ?
Nantwich 09/21 09/20   20/52 20/58
Wrenbury 09/25 ?   20/48 ?
Prees 09/34 ?   20/40 ?
Wem 09/37 09/37   20/37 20/41
Harlescot LC 09/44 ?   20/29 ?
Shrewsbury 09.47a ~ 09.50d 09.48 ~ 09.51   20.23a ~ 20.26d 20.24 ~ 20.27
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/53 09/54   20/20 20/21
Dorrington 10/00 ?   20/14 ?
Marsh Brook L.C. 10/08 ?   20/06 ?
Craven Arms 10/12 10/12   20/01 20/04
Bromfield 10/15 ?   19/56 ?
Woofferton 10/20 10/22   19/50 19/54
Leominster 10/25 10/27   19/45 19/45
Shelwick Jn 10/36 ?   19/37 ?
Hereford 10.39a ~ 10.42d 10.38 ~ 10.44   19.31a ~ 19.34d 19.36 ~ 19.39
Tram Inn 10/49 10/51   19/22 19/29
Pontrilas 10/54 ?   19/18 ?
Abergaveny 11.04a ~ 11.06d 11.07 ~ 11.09   19.03a ~ 19.05d 19.11 ~ 19.12
Little Mill Jn 11/14 11/16   18/56 19/04
Pontypool & New Inn 11.16a ~ 11.17d ? ~ ?   ? ?
Cwmbran 11.23a ~ 11.25d 11.24a ~ 11.24   18.44a ~ 18.46d ? ~ ?
Maindee North Jn 11/35 ?   18/37 ?
Newport 11.39a ~ 11.42d 11.35 ~ 11.42   18.33a ~ 18.35d 18.42 ~ 18.45
Marshfield 11/47 11/49   18/27 18/34
Cardiff Central 11.57a 11.57   18.20d 18.26

1Z10, 1N15 & 1Z15

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual   Booked Actual
  1Z10   1N15   1Z15
Crewe 09.15d 09.16   - -   23.01a 23.04
Crewe Steel Works 09/18 ?   - -   22/57 ?
Beeston Castle 09/26 ?   - -   22/48 22/50
Chester 09.37a ~ 09.42d 09.36 ~ 09.41   - -   22.33a ~ 22.36d 22.30 ~ 22.35
Chester South Jn 09/43 ?   - -   22/31 ?
Saltney Jn 09/45 09/46   - -   22/29 22/26
Wrexham General 09.59a ~ 10.02d 09.58 ~ 10.02   - -   22.14a ~ 22.16d 22.12 ~ 22.15
Gobowen 10.18a ~ 10.20d 10.20 ~ 10.21   - -   21.56a ~ 21.58d 21.56 ~ 21.57
Shrewsbury 10.41a ~ 10.49d 10.43 ~ 10.52   - -   21.30a ~ 21.33d 21.26 ~ 21.33
Sutton Bridge Jn 10/51 10/54   - -   21/26 21/23
Dorrington 11/00 ?   - -   21/19 21/17
Marsh Brook LC 11/09 ?   - -   21/10 ?
Craven Arms 11/13 11/14   - -   21/05 21/05
Bromfield 11/16 ?   - -   21/00 ?
Woofferton 11/29 11/24   - -   20/55 20/54
Leominster 11/34 11/29   - -   20/50 20/49
Shelwick Jn 11/45 ?   - -   20/40 ?
Hereford 11.48a ~ 11.15d 11.42 ~ 11.53   - -   20.34a ~ 20.37d 20.31 ~ 20.37
Tram Inn 12/02 12/02   - -   20/25 20/23
Pontrilas 12/11 ?   - -   20/20 ?
Abergaveny 12.23a ~ 12.25d 12.23 ~ 12.25   - -   20.04a ~ 20.06d 20.01 ~ 20.05
Little Mill Jn 12/33 12/33   - -   19/56 19/53
Pontypool & New Inn 12.36a ~ 12.37d ? ~ ?   - -   ? ?
Cwmbran ? 12.39 ~ 12.39   - -   ? ?
Maindee North Jn 12/49 ?   - -   19/39 ?
Newport 12.54a ~ 12.57d 12.55 ~ 12.58   18.30a 18.30   19.34a ~ 19.37d 19.36 ~ 19.39
Marshfield 13/03 13/04   18/22 18/23   19/28 19/29
Cardiff Central 13.16a 13.15   18.15d 18.15   19.20d 19.21

1Z11 (to Cardiff), 1N16 (from Cardiff) & 2B89 (return throughout)

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hereford 10.10d 10.24   23.02a 23.05
Tram Inn 10/17 10/32   22/54 22/57
Pontrilas 10/22 ?   22/50 ?
Abergaveny 10.32a ~ 10.34d 10.48 ~ 10.49   22.36a ~ 22.37d 22.39 ~ 22.40
Little Mill Jn 10/42 10/56   22/29 22/32
Pontypool & New Inn 10.44a ~ 10.45d ? ~ ?   ? ?
Cwmbran 10.49a ~ 10.51d 11.04 ~ 11.04   22.22a ~ 22.23d 22.23 ~ 22.24
Maindee North Jn 10/59 ?   22/15 ?
Newport 11.08a ~ 11.11d 11.17 ~ 11.19   22.11a ~ 22.13d 22.03 ~ 22.13
Marshfield 11/16 11/28   22/00 21/57
Cardiff Central 11.26a ~ 19.15d 11.36 ~ 19.22   21.35a ~ 21.50d 21.39 ~ 21.49
Pontyclun 19/26 19/33   21/23 21/27
Bridgend 19.35a ~ 19.37 19.41 ~ 19.45   21.13a ~ 21.14d 21.15 ~ 21.18
Margam Moor Jn 19/45 ?   21/04 ?
Port Talbot Parkway 19.49a ~ 19.51d 19.56 ~ 19.58   20.59a ~ 21.00d 20.59 ~ 21.01
Neath 19.57a ~ 19.59 20.05 ~ 20.07   20.51a ~ 20.52d 20.50 ~ 20.52
Swansea Loop East 20/10 ?   20/42 ?
Swansea 20.12 20.20   20.40d 20.40

1Z12

Location

Booked
Actual
Port Talbot Parkway 12.16d 12.29
Margam Moor Jn 12/21 ?
Bridgend 12.30a ~ 12.31d 12.43 ~ 12.44
Pontyclun 12/40 12/54
Cardiff Central 12.54a 13.08

1Z13

Location

Booked
Actual
Cwmbran 14.10d 14.10
Maindee North Jn 14/18 ?
Newport 14.24a ~ 14.27d 14.24 ~ 14.27
Marshfield 14/32 14/34
Cardiff Central 14.42a 14.41


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