16th 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
57601 (1) Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Kings Norton - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa
47826 (2) Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
57601 (1) Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa
47826 (2) Cheltenham Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) 57601 on rear.
(3) 141 minute late start on 1T67 due to late inward ECS caused by proceeding 5Z70 1400 Loughborough Works to Landore TMD reportedly dividing at Alstone.

Sources : Richard Rooker & Adrian Knight

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

1T66 / 1T67

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 09.42d 09.42   20.09a 22.39
Proof House Jn 09/44 09/45  
St Andrews Jn 09/47 09/48  
Bordesley Jn 09/50 09/48  
Selly Oak   19/58 22/31
Kings Norton 09/55 09/58   19/53 22/24
Longbridge 09/59 10/02   19/49 22/19
Barnt Green 10/01 10/05   19/47 22/17
Bromsgrove 10/05 10/08   19/39 22/13
Stoke Works Jn 10/07 10/11   19/36 22/08
Droitwich Spa 10/12 10/17   19/29 21/53
Tunnel Jn 10/18 ?   19/24 ?
Worcester Shrub Hill 10.20a ~ 10.22d 10.25 ~ 10.28   19.20a ~ 19.23d 21.36 ~ 21.42
Norton Jn 10/26 ?   19/13 ?
Abbotswood Jn 10/28 10/34   19/12 21/29
Ashchurch For Tewkesbury 10/37 10/42   19/01 21/21
Cheltenham Spa 10.50a 10.50   18.54d 21.15

2Z66 / 1Z66

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cheltenham Spa 11.25d 11.28   12.18a 12.24
Ashchurch For Tewkesbury 11/32 11/34   12/10 12/16
Abbotswood Jn 11/41 11/42   12/01 12/07
Norton Jn 11/42 ?   11/59 ?
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.48a 11.51   11.55d 11.55


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