26th February 2006

Arriva Trains Wales
(Football Specials)

Locos Used 47805, 47811, 47815, 47826, 47839, 47847, 47853 & 47854
Stock Used 1Z47/1Z49 : 9527+6171+5931+5997+6163+5969+5773+5955+5937+3386
1Z48/1Z50 : 9537+5945+5986+5987+6158+5984+5963+6104+5932+6054
1Z68/1Z83 : 4973+4940+99317+4951+5035+1861+21266+99318+99722+99327+4994+4960
1Z69/1Z84 : 6138+6141+6027+6051+5796+5792+5769+5791+5748+5794+9526

Route:
1Z47 : Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
1Z49 : Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly

Loco(s) Route
47853 (1) Manchester Piccadilly - Deansgate - Eccles - Newton-le-Willows - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Weaver Jn - Winsford - Crewe - Nantwich - Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
????? (2) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 47839 on rear.
(2) 47839 leading with 47853 on rear?

Route:
1Z48 : Manchester Piccadilly to Cardiff Central
1Z50 : Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly

Loco(s) Route
47811 (1) Manchester Piccadilly - Deansgate - Eccles - Newton-le-Willows - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Weaver Jn - Winsford - Crewe - Nantwich - Shrewsbury (2) - Craven Arms - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
????? (3) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 47815 on rear.
(2) Train delayed at Shrewsbury as a result of a passenger pulling the communication chord.
(3) 47815 leading with 47811 on rear?

Route:
1Z68 : Leyland to Cardiff Central
1Z83 : Cardiff Central to Leyland

Loco(s) Route
47854 (1) Leyland - Wigan North Western - Golborne Jn - Newton-le-Willows - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Weaver Jn - Winsford - Crewe - Nantwich - Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
47826 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Winwick Jn - Golborne Jn - Wigan North Western - Leyland

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.

Route:
1Z69 : Wigan North Western to Cardiff Central
1Z84 : Cardiff Central to Wigan North Western

Loco(s) Route
47847 (1) Wigan North Western - Golborne Jn (3) - (via WCML) - (3) Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Weaver Jn - Winsford - Crewe - Nantwich - Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
????? (4) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Wigan North Western

Notes :
(1) 47805 on rear.
(2) Start was delayed due to delays getting the 47's to the stock at Crewe in the morning.
(3) Booked route was: Golborne Jn - Newton-le-Willows - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - presumably diverted to reduce the late running deficit.
(4) 47805 leading with 47847 on rear?

Sources : Janet Cottrell & Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell)

1Z47 / 1Z49

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Manchester Piccadilly 08.05d 08.05   20.45a 21.45
Manchester Oxford Road 08/07 08/07   20/41 21/42
Deansgate 08/09 08/08   20/40 21/41
Ordsall Lane Jn 08/10 08/09   20/37 21/38
Eccles 08/14 08/13   20/28 21/22
Astley 08/19 08/18   20/22 21/15
Newton-le-Willows 08/26 08/25   20/16 21/08
Earlestown 08/27 08/27   20/15 21/05
Winwick Jn 08/32 08/29   20/12 21/00
Warrington Bank Quay 08/36 08/33   20/05 20/56
Acton Grange Jn 08/38 08/34   20/04 20/54
Weaver Jn 08/43 08/38   20/00 20/50
Winsford SB 08/49 08/44   19/55 20/44
Crewe 09.00a ~ 09.03d 08.54 ~ 09.03   19.38a ~ 19.41d 20.30 ~ 20.34
Nantwich 09/09 09/10   19/28 20/21
Wem 09/27 09/28   19/15 19/56
Shrewsbury 09.39a ~ 09.41d 09.40 ~ 09.42   19.02a ~ 19.04d 19.36 ~ 19.40
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/44 09/45   18/59 19/32
Dorrington 09/51 ?   18/53 19/26
Craven Arms 10/05 10/07   18/39 19/09
Woofferton 10/14 10/17   18/28 18/58
Leominster 10/19 10/22   18/23 18/52
Shelwick Jn 10/33 ?   18/14 ?
Hereford 10.36a ~ 10.38d 10.34 ~ 10.38   18.09a ~ 18.11d 18.23 ~ 18.36
Tram Inn 10/47 10/47   18/00 18/22
Abergavenny 11/04 11/02   17/44 18/05
Little Mill Jn 11/12 11/09   17/37 17/58
Newport 11/29 11/30   17/23 17/40
Marshfield 11/38 11/36   17/17 17/25
Cardiff Central 11.50a 11.44   17.10d 17.16

1Z48 / 1Z50

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Manchester Piccadilly 09.08d 09.19   22.04a 22.01
Manchester Oxford Road 09/11 09/22   22/02 21/59
Deansgate 09/14 09/22   22/01 21/58
Ordsall Lane Jn 09/15 09/24   21/59 21/56
Eccles 09/19 09/28   21/53 21/53
Astley 09/24 09/33   21/46 21/48
Newton-le-Willows 09/31 09/39   21/35 21/41
Earlestown 09/32 09/42   21/34 21/39
Winwick Jn 09/34 09/44   21/30 21/36
Warrington Bank Quay 09.39a ~ 09.40d 09.49 ~ 09.50   21/23 21/32
Acton Grange Jn 09/44 09/53   21/21 21/28
Weaver Jn 09/48 09/58   21/15 21/22
Winsford SB 09/54 10/04   21/08 21/15
Crewe 10.04a ~ 10.06d 10.12 ~ 10.15   20.52a ~ 20.55d 21.04 ~ 21.07
Nantwich 10/12 10/22   20/43 20/55
Wem 10/28 10/40   20/21 20/35
Shrewsbury 10.41a ~ 10.43d 10.52 ~ 11.25   20.08a ~ 20.10d 20.17 ~ 20.22
Sutton Bridge Jn 10/45 11/28   20/05 20/12
Dorrington 1052 ?   19/59 20/07
Craven Arms 11/06 11/49   19/42 19/49
Woofferton 11/15 11/58   19/30 19/36
Leominster 11/20 12/04   19/25 19/29
Shelwick Jn 11/32 ?   19/16 ?
Hereford 11.35a ~ 11.37d 12.15 ~ 12.16   19.11a ~ 19.13d 19.12 ~ 19.16
Tram Inn 11/46 12/25   19/03 19/05
Abergavenny 12/02 12/40   18/47 18/48
Little Mill Jn 12/10 12/46   18/34 18/41
Newport 12/35 13/03   18/16 18/25
Marshfield 12/41 13/10   18/10 18/16
Cardiff Central 12.51a 13.17   18.03d 18.08

1Z68 / 1Z83

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leyland 08.27d 08.27   22.02a 22.10
Euxton Jn 08/30 08/30   21/59 22/08
Balshaw Lane Jn 08/32 08/32   21/56 22/05
Wigan North Western 08.40a ~ 08.44d 08.42 ~ 08.46   21.43a ~ 21.46d 21.52 ~ 21.56
Springs Branch Jn 08/478 08/48   21/41 21/50
Golborne Jn 08/52 08/54   ? ?
Newton-le-Willows 08/56 08/59  
Earlestown 08/57 09/01  
Winwick Jn 09/00 09/04   21/36 21/43
Warrington Bank Quay 09/03 09/08   21/33 21/41
Acton Grange Jn 09/05 09/09   21/31 21/39
Weaver Jn 09/10 09/14   21/27 21/36
Winsford SB 09/16 09/20   21/21 21/30
Crewe 09.27a ~ 09.29d 09.31 ~ 09.33   21.09a ~ 21.11d 21.19 ~ 21.21
Nantwich 09/35 09/40   20/57 21/10
Wem 09/53 10/00   20/38 20/46
Shrewsbury 10/04 10/12   20/21 20/28
Sutton Bridge Jn 10/06 10/15   20/18 20/23
Dorrington 10/13 ?   20/12 20/18
Craven Arms 10/27 10/39   19/57 20/01
Woofferton 10/36 10/48   19/48 19/46
Leominster 10/41 10/53   19/42 19/38
Shelwick Jn 10/55 ?   19/33 ?
Hereford 10/57 11/04   19/29 19/26
Tram Inn 11/06 11/13   19/22 19/19
Abergavenny 11/23 11/29   19/05 19/02
Little Mill Jn 11/30 11/35   18/57 18/56
Newport 11/47 11/50   18/41 18/38
Marshfield 11/54 11/57   18/32 18/32
Cardiff Central 12.12a 12.05   18.22d 18.22

1Z69 / 1Z84

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Wigan North Western 09.30d 10.09   23.01a 23.02
Springs Branch Jn 09/33 10/11   22/58 23/00
Golborne Jn 09/38 10/16   ? ?
Newton-le-Willows 09/42 DIV  
Earlestown 09/43 DIV  
Winwick Jn 09/47 10/18   22/53 22/53
Warrington Bank Quay 09/52 10/21   22/49 22/51
Acton Grange Jn 09/54 10/24   22/48 22/49
Weaver Jn 09/59 10/30   22/44 22/46
Winsford SB 10/04 10/36   22/38 22/39
Crewe 10.15a ~ 10.17d 10.45 ~ 10.49   22.27a ~ 22.29d 22.22 ~ 22.27
Nantwich 10/25 10/56   22/17 22/13
Wem 10/43 11/13   21/58 21/55
Shrewsbury 10/56 11/28   21/39 21/42
Sutton Bridge Jn 10/58 11/33   21/37 21/32
Dorrington 11/05 ?   21/32 ?
Craven Arms 11/18 11/58   21/09 21/02
Woofferton 11/30 12/08   20/53 20/48
Leominster 11/35 12/13   20/47 20/41
Shelwick Jn 11/49 ?   20/34 ?
Hereford 11/51 12/25   20/30 20/28
Tram Inn 12/00 12/34   20/23 20/20
Abergavenny 12/17 12/54   20/04 20/01
Little Mill Jn 12/24 13/00   19/56 19/51
Newport 12/44 13/12   19.23a ~ 19.34d 19.28 ~ 19.35
Marshfield 12/53 13/19   19/12 19/13
Cardiff Central 13.10a 13.33   19.02d 19.03


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