28th April 2007

Mercia Charters Limited
The Dark Frontier

Locos Used CFL: 802, 907, 1502, 1503 & 1817

Route:

Loco(s) Route
1503 (1) (6) Wasserbillig - Igel - Konz Mitte
1502 (2) Konz Mitte - Karthaus
1503 (1) Karthaus - Konz
1502 (2) Konz - Trier West - Ehrang Nord
1503 (1) Ehrang Nord - Trier West - Wasserbillig
907 (2) Wasserbillig - Mertert Port
1503 (3) Mertert Port - Wasserbillig
907 (2) Wasserbillig - Oetrange - Syren - Berchem - Bettembourg - Bettembourg M
802 (3) Bettembourg M - Esch sur Alzette
907 (4) Esch sur Alzette - Bettembourg - Luxembourg
1817 (4) Luxembourg - Kautenbach - Wiltz
802 (5) Wiltz - Kautenbach - Luxembourg

Notes :
(1) 1502 on rear.
(2) 1503 on rear.
(3) 907 on rear.
(4) 802 on rear.
(5) 1817 on rear.
(6) Tour was booked to start in Luxembourg but due to stock issues it started in Wasserbillig, passengers travelling from Luxembourg on IC435, hauled by loco DB 181 206-4.

Source : Pete Drury (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Pete Drury)

Location Booked Actual
Wasserbillig 11.25d 11.27
Igel 11.29a ~ 11.38d 11/29
Karthaus Nord West 11/39 ?
Konz Mitte 11.41a ~ 11.53d 11.42 ~ 11.57
Karthaus 11.56a ~ 12.19d 12.01 ~ 12.18
Konz 12.22a ~ 12.35d 12.22 ~ 12.38
Karthaus Nord Ost 12/38 12/45
Trier West 12.43a ~ 12.46d 12/50
Ehrang Nord 12.54a ~ 13.06d 13.04 ~ 13.13
Trier West 13.17a ~ 13.20d 13/26
Karthaus Nord Ost 13/24 13/31
Karthaus Nord West 13/25 13/32
Igel 13/26 13/33
Wasserbillig 13.30a ~ 13.45d 13.38 ~ 13.59
Mertert Port 13.53a ~ 14.03d 14.07 ~ 14.14
Wasserbillig 14.14a ~ 14.18d 14.29 ~ 14.33
Wecker 14/28 ?
Betzdorf 14/32 14/48
Oetrange 14/44 14/59
Syren 14/48 15/03
Berchem Est 14/53 15/09
Berchem Sud 15/01 15/11
Berchem 15/02 15/13
Bettembourg 15/04 15/17
Bettembourg M ( 1.4Km post) 15.09a ~ 15.21d 15.22 ~ 15.44
Noertzange 15/30 16/01
Esch sur Alzette 15.37a ~ 15.53d 16.09 ~ 16.26
Noertzange 16/00 16/33
Bettembourg 16/05 16/36
Berchem 16/07 16/40
Berchem Sud 16/08 16/41
Berchem Nord 16/10 16/42
Luxembourg 16.19a ~ 16.32d 16.49 ~ 17.08
Dommeldange 16/37 17/14
Lorentzweiler 16/44 17/20
Mersch 16/50 17/25
Ettelbruck 17/02 17.36 ~ 17.46
Michelau 17/07 17/52
Goebelsmuhle 17.10a ~ 17.11d 17.57 ~ 18.13
Kautenbach 17.19a ~ 17.20d 18.18 ~ 18.21
Wiltz 17.30a ~ 17.55d 18.32 ~ 18.56
Kautenbach 18.07a ~ 18.12d 19.08 ~ 19.12
Goebelsmuhle 18/17 19/16
Michelau 18/21 19/20
Ettelbruck 18/27 19/26
Mersch 18/40 19/39
Lorentzweiler 18/45 19/45
Dommeldange 18/51 19/51
Luxembourg 18.58a 19.59


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