17th March 2007

Arriva Trains Wales
(Six Nations Rugby additionals)

Locos Used 47805 & 50049
Stock Used 9521+5971+6170+6183

Route:
2Z37 : Cardiff Central to Swansea
2Z38 : Swansea to Cardiff Central
1Z39 : Cardiff Central to Swansea
2Z40 : Swansea to Cardiff Central
2B65 : Cardiff Central to Swansea
2Z41 : Swansea to Cardiff Central
1Z30 : Cardiff Central to Swansea
2B66 : Swansea to Cardiff Central

Loco(s) Route
47805 (1) Cardiff Central - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Neath - Swansea
50049 (2) Swansea - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
47805 (1) Cardiff Central - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Neath - Swansea
50049 (2) Swansea - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
47805 (1) Cardiff Central - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Neath - Swansea
50049 (2) Swansea - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
47805 (1) Cardiff Central - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Neath - Swansea
50049 (2) Swansea - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central

Notes :
(1) 50049 on rear.
(2) 47805 on rear.
(3) Which loco led each section is believed to be correct but confirmation is required.

Sources : Richard Rooker & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

2Z37 / 2Z38

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 08.09 08.10   10.43a 10.46
Pontyclun 08/20 08/21   10.30a ~ 10.31d 10.31 ~ 10.33
Pencoed ? ?   10.22a ~ 10.23d ? ~ ?
Bridgend 08.28a ~ 08.29d 08.29 ~ 08.30   10.16a ~ 10.17d 10.18 ~ 10.19
Pyle 08.36a ~ 08.37s ? ~ ?   10.07a ~ 10.08d ? ~ ?
Margam Moors Jn 08/39 08/42   10/05 10/07
Port Talbot Parkway 08.44a ~ 08.45d 08.45 ~ 08.46   10.00a ~ 10.01d 10.01 ~ 10.02
Baglan 08.48a ~ 08.49d ? ~ ?   09.56a ~ 09.57d ? ~ ?
Briton Ferry 08.52a ~ 08.53d 08.52 ~ 08.54   09.52a ~ 09.53d 09.52 ~ 09.53
Neath 08.56a ~ 08.57d 08.58 ~ 08.59   09.48a ~ 09.49d 09.49 ~ 09.50
Skewen 09.00a ~ 09.01d ? ~ ?   09.44a ~ 09.45d ? ~ ?
Llansamlet 09.05a ~ 09.06d ? ~ ?   09.39a ~ 09.40d ? ~ ?
Swansea Loop East 09/11 ?   09/35 ?
Swansea 09.14a 09.14   09.33d 09.33

1Z39 / 2Z40

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 10.58d 11.00   13.13a 13.18
Pontyclun 11/09 11/14   12/59 13/05
Bridgend 11/17 11/21   12.44a ~ 12.45d 12.51 ~ 12.52
Pyle ? ?   12.34a ~ 12.35d ? ~ ?
Margam Moors Jn 11/24 11/28   12/32 12/38
Port Talbot Parkway 11/30 11/33   12.27a ~ 12.28d 12.32 ~ 12.33
Baglan ? ?   12.23a ~ 12.24d ? ~ ?
Briton Ferry ? ?   12.19a ~ 12.20d 12.22 ~ 12.23
Neath 11/36 11/38   12.15a ~ 12.16d 12.18 ~ 12.20
Skewen ? ?   12.11a ~ 12.12d ? ~ ?
Llansamlet ? ?   12.06a ~ 12.07d ? ~ ?
Swansea Loop East 11/47 ?   12/02 ?
Swansea 11.49a 11.50   12.00d 12.02

2B65 / 2Z41

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 13.18d 13.28   15.45a 15.46
Pontyclun 13/39 13/33   15.30a ~ 15.31d 15.32 ~ 15.34
Pencoed ? ?   15.22a ~ 15.23d ? ~ ?
Bridgend 13.37a ~ 13.38d 13.41 ~ 13.42   15.16a ~ 15.17d 15.18 ~ 15.19
Pyle 13.45a ~ 13.45d ? ~ ?   15.07a ~ 15.08d ? ~ ?
Margam Moors Jn 13/48 13/54   15/05 15/07
Port Talbot Parkway 13.53a ~ 13.54d 13.57 ~ 13.59   15.00a ~ 15.01d 15.01 ~ 15.03
Baglan 13.57a ~ 13.57d ? ~ ?   14.56a ~ 14.57d ? ~ ?
Briton Ferry 14.00a ~ 14.01d 14.04 ~ 14.06   14.52a ~ 14.53d 14.52 ~ 14.54
Neath 14.04a ~ 14.05d 14.10 ~ 14.11   14.48a ~ 14.49d 14.50 ~ 14.51
Skewen 14.08a ~ 14.08d ? ~ ?   14.44a ~ 14.45d ? ~ ?
Llansamlet 14.12a ~ 14.12d ? ~ ?   14.39a ~ 14.40d ? ~ ?
Swansea Loop East 14/18 ?   14/35 ?
Swansea 14.20a 14.27   14.33d 14.33

1Z30 / 2B66

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 19.25d 19.34   22.38a 22.47
Pontyclun 19/37 19/46   22/25 22/34
Bridgend 19.52a ~ 19.54d 19.56 ~ 19.59   22.15a ~ 22.16d 22.25 ~ 22.26
Pyle ? ?   22.07a ~ 22.08d ? ~ ?
Margam Moors Jn 20/00 20/06   22/05 22/14
Port Talbot Parkway 20.05a ~ 20.06d 20.10 ~ 20.12   22.00a ~ 22.01d 22.08 ~ 22.09
Baglan ? ?   21.56a ~ 21.57d ? ~ ?
Briton Ferry ? ?   21.53a ~ 21.53d 21.57 ~ 21.59
Neath 20.12a ~ 20.14d 20.18 ~ 20.21   21.49a ~ 21.50d 21.53 ~ 21.55
Skewen ? ?   21.45a ~ 21.46d ? ~ ?
Llansamlet ? ?   21.41a ~ 21.42d ? ~ ?
Swansea Loop East 20/23 ?   21/37 ?
Swansea 20.25a 20.32   21.35d 21.35


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