15th March 2007

Central Trains
(Cheltenham Horse Racing additionals)

Locos Used 47826 & 57601
Stock Used 9440+5491+6103+6041+6022+6000+5478+5487

Route:
1T66 : Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
2Z66 : Cheltenham Spa to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z66 : Worcester Shrub Hill to Cheltenham Spa
1T67 : Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street

Loco(s) Route
47826 (1) Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Kings Norton - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa
57601 (2) Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
47826 (1) Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa
57601 (2) Cheltenham Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) 57601 on rear.
(2) 47826 on rear.

Sources : Richard Rooker, John Clifford & Adrian Knight

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

1T66 / 1T67

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 09.42d 09.47   20.09a 20.10
Proof House Jn 09/44 09/50  
St Andrews Jn 09/47 09/53  
Bordesley Jn 09/50 09/53  
Selly Oak   19/58 20/01
Kings Norton 09/55 10/00   19/53 19/53
Longbridge 09/59 10/04   19/49 19/47
Barnt Green 10/01 10/06   19/47 19/45
Bromsgrove 10/05 10/10   19/39 19/41
Stoke Works Jn 10/07 10/13   19/36 19/38
Droitwich Spa 10/12 10/20   19/29 19/34
Tunnel Jn 10/18 ?   19/24 ?
Worcester Shrub Hill 10.20a ~ 10.22d 10.29 ~ 10.32   19.20a ~ 19.23d 19.22 ~ 19.26
Norton Jn 10/26 ?   19/13 ?
Abbotswood Jn 10/28 10/38   19/12 19/15
Ashchurch For Tewkesbury 10/37 10/48   19/01 19/07
Cheltenham Spa 10.50a 10.54   18.54d 19.01

2Z66 / 1Z66

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cheltenham Spa 11.25d 11.32   12.18a 12.27
Ashchurch For Tewkesbury 11/32 11/40   12/10 12/14
Abbotswood Jn 11/41 11/47   12/01 12/05
Norton Jn 11/42 ?   11/59 ?
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.48a 11.54   11.55d 11.58


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