4th December 2005

Arriva Trains Wales
Rhymney Valley Diesel Extravaganza

Locos Used 33207, 37411, 37419, 37425, 47854, 50031 & 50049
Stock Used diagram 1 : 9520+5971+6008+6162
diagram 2 : 6170+6035+6066+9521
diagram 3 : 6064+5976+6107+9507

Route: Diagram 1

Headcode Loco(s) Route
1Z21 37411 09.15 Rhymney - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
1Z32 50049 (5) 10.56 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney
1Z33 37411 (7) 12.21 Rhymney - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
1Z44 50031 (5) 13.56 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney
1Z45 37411 (6) 15.20 Rhymney - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
1Z56 37411 16.56 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney

Route: Diagram 2

Headcode Loco(s) Route
1Z25 37419 10.15 Rhymney - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
1Z36 37425 (3) 11.56 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney
1Z37 37419 (4) 13.15 Rhymney - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
1Z48 37425 (3) 14.54 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney
1Z49 37419 (4) 16.15 Rhymney - Ystrad Mynach - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
1Z58 37425 17.56 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney

Route: Diagram 3

Headcode Loco(s) Route
1Z28 47854 (1) 09.56 Cardiff Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Caerphilly - Ystrad Mynach - Rhymney
1Z29 33207 (2) 11.15 Rhymney - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
1Z40 33207 (2) 12.56 Cardiff Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Caerphilly - Ystrad Mynach - Rhymney
1Z41 47854 (1) 14.15 Rhymney - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
1Z42 33207 (2) 15.56 Cardiff Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Caerphilly - Ystrad Mynach - Rhymney
1Z53 47854 (1) 17.35 Rhymney - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
1Z60 37419 18.56 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Rhymney

Notes :
(1) 33207 on rear.
(2) 47854 on rear.
(3) 37419 on rear - loco as crewed and working.
(4) 37425 on rear - loco as crewed and working.
(5) 37411 on rear.
(6) 50031 on rear.
(7) 50049 on rear.

Sources : various including Selby, John Clifford, David Depper, Charlie Baldwin
Nick Farrant, Solomon Riley, Pete Turtle, Janet Cottrell & Stephen Harper

Photo Gallery
(all photos: David Depper except where stated)


37411 waits in Rhymney headshunt for a service to arrive & depart.


50031 Hood in Rhymney platform.


37418 at Caerphilly (photo: Alex Cunningham).


33207 Waits to depart from Plat 6 at Cardiff Central.


47854 tails 33207 at Cardiff Central.


50049 Defiance at a well filled Central Plat 7.


37411 waits to depart Cardiff Central in the early evening.


Timings (Booked & Actual)

1Z21 / 1Z32

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rhymney 09.15d 09.20   11.44a 11.49
Bargoed 09.25a ~ 09.28d 09.27 ~ 09.30   11.30a ~ 11.31d 11.38 ~ 11.39
Ystrad Mynach 09.36a ~ 09.37d 09.36 ~ 09.37   11.20a ~ 11.21d 11.26 ~ 11.27
Caerphilly 09.46a ~ 09.49d 09.47 ~ 09.48   11.10a ~ 11.12d 11.13 ~ 11.16
Heath Jn 09/55 09/54   11/01 11/03
Cardiff Queen Street 10/00 09/56   10/58 11/00
Cardiff Central 10.03a 09.59   10.56d 10.57

1Z33 / 1Z44

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rhymney 12.21d 12.21   14.44a 14.44
Bargoed 12.31a ~ 12.34d 12.31 ~ 12.34   14.32a ~ 14.33d 14.30 ~ 14.33
Ystrad Mynach 12.42a ~ 12.43d 12.42 ~ 12.43   14.21a ~ 14.22d 14.20 ~ 14.22
Caerphilly 12.52a ~ 13.05d 12.49 ~ 13.01   14.09a ~ 14.11d 14.09 ~ 14.11
Heath Jn 13/11 13/09   11/01 14/02
Cardiff Queen Street 13/14 13/12   13/58 13/59
Cardiff Central 13.18a 13.16   13.56d 13.57

1Z45 / 1Z56

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rhymney 15.20d 15.20   18.02a 18.21
Bargoed 15.31a ~ 15.31d 15.45 ~ 15.46   17.45a ~ 17.49d 17.38 ~ 18.11
Ystrad Mynach 15.39a ~ 15.40d 15.51 ~ 15.52   17.34a ~ 17.35d 17.23 ~ 17.24
Caerphilly 15.49a ~ 15.59d 15.57 ~ 16.08   17.09a ~ 17.24d 17.12 ~ 17.13
Heath Jn 16/05 16/17   17/01 17/06
Cardiff Queen Street 16/08 16/20   16/58 17/03
Cardiff Central 16.12a 16.24   16.56d 17.01

1Z25 / 1Z36

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rhymney 10.15d 10.30   13.02a 13.02
Bargoed 10.25a ~ 10.28d 10.40 ~ 10.43   12.47a ~ 12.49d 12.47 ~ 12.49
Ystrad Mynach 10.36a ~ 10.39d 10.51 ~ 10.54   12.37a ~ 12.38d 12.37 ~ 12.38
Caerphilly 10.47a ~ 10.49d 11.02 ~ 11.04   12.10a ~ 12.29d 12.06 ~ 12.27
Heath Jn 10/55 11/11   12/01 12/00
Cardiff Queen Street 11/00 11/13   11/58 11/58
Cardiff Central 11.03a 11.16   11.56d 11.55

1Z37 / 1Z48

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rhymney 13.15d 13.15   15.44a 16.00
Bargoed 13.25a ~ 13.28d 13.26 ~ 13.29   15.30a ~ 15.31d 15.28 ~ 15.48
Ystrad Mynach 13.36a ~ 13.37d 13.35 ~ 13.36   15.19a ~ 15.20d 15.18 ~ 15.20
Caerphilly 13.46a ~ 13.59d 13.45 ~ 14.00   15.07a ~ 15.09d 15.07 ~ 15.09
Heath Jn 14/05 14/06   14/59 15/01
Cardiff Queen Street 14/08 14/08   14/56 14/59
Cardiff Central 14.12a 14.11   14.54d 14.56

1Z49 / 1Z58

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rhymney 16.15d 16.41   18.46a 18.49
Bargoed 16.25a ~ 16.28d 16.52 ~ 16.53   18.32a ~ 18.34d 18.29 ~ 18.39
Ystrad Mynach 16.36a ~ 16.37d 17.01 ~ 17.02   18.21a ~ 18.22d 18.19 ~ 18.20
Caerphilly 16.46a ~ 16.59d 17.08 ~ 17.09   18.09a ~ 18.11d 18.07 ~ 18.09
Heath Jn 17/05 17/15   18/01 18/00
Cardiff Queen Street 17/08 17/18   17/58 17/58
Cardiff Central 17.12a 17.30   17.56d 17.55

1Z28 / 1Z29

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 09.56d 10.00   12.12a 12.09
Cardiff Queen Street 09/58 10/03   12/08 12/06
Heath Jn 10/01 10/05   12/05 12/04
Caerphilly 10.10a ~ 10.28d 10.12 ~ 10.25   11.46a ~ 11.59d 11.44 ~ 11.57
Ystrad Mynach 10.36a ~ 10.37d 10.36 ~ 10.37   11.36a ~ 11.37d 11.37 ~ 11.38
Bargoed 10.46a ~ 10.49d 10.48 ~ 10.49   11.25a ~ 11.28d 11.28 ~ 11.29
Rhymney 11.02a 10.59   11.15d 11.16

1Z40 / 1Z41

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 12.56d 12.56   15.12a 15.10
Cardiff Queen Street 12.58 12.58   15/08 15/07
Heath Jn 13/01 13/04   15/05 15/05
Caerphilly 13.09a ~ 13.27d 13.14 ~ 13.26   14.46a ~ 14.59d 14.45 ~ 14.58
Ystrad Mynach 13.37a ~ 13.38d 13.36 ~ 13.38   14.36a ~ 14.37d 14.36 ~ 14.37
Bargoed 13.48a ~ 13.51d 13.46 ~ 13.50   14.25a ~ 14.28d 14.27 ~ 14.29
Rhymney 14.04a 14.04   14.15d 14.15

1Z42 / 1Z53 / 1Z60

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 15.56d 15.56   18.22a 18.43   18.56d 19.18
Cardiff Queen Street 15/58 15/59   18/19 18/40   18/58 19/23
Heath Jn 16/01 16/02   18/14 18/37   19/01 19/25
Caerphilly 16.09a ~ 16.17d 16.10 ~ 16.17   18.07a ~ 18.08d 18.28 ~ 18.29   19.09a ~ 19.11d 19.33 ~ ??.??
Ystrad Mynach 16.27a ~ 16.28d 16.27 ~ 16.28   17.56a ~ 17.57d 18.17 ~ 18.18   19.21a ~ 19.22d 19.41 ~ 19.42
Bargoed 16.38a ~ 16.41d 16.39 ~ 16.43   17.45a ~ 17.47d 18.09 ~ 18.09   19.32a ~ 19.34d 19.50 ~ 19.51
Rhymney 16.54a 16.54   17.35d 17.56   19.46a 20.03


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