28th April 2007

The Railway Touring Company
The Heart of Wales

Locos Used 47802, 47854 & steam: 45231 & 45407
Stock Used ????

Route:
1Z58 : Manchester Victoria to Newport
1Z59 : Newport to Manchester Victoria

Loco(s) Route
47802 (1) Manchester Victoria - Eccles - Newton-le-Willows - Earlstown - Winwick Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - (via WCML) - Crewe - Wem - Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Hereford - Abergavenny - Newport
45231 + 45407 Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkway - Court Sart Jn - Jersey Marine North Jn - Morlais Jn East - Hendy Jn - Pantyffynnon - Llandrindod - Craven Arms - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Victoria

Notes :
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) Loco confirmation required.

Source : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Manchester Victoria 08.10d 08.03   23.14a 23.33
Deal Street Jn 08/12 ?   23/11 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 08/14 08/13   23/07 23/27
Eccles 08/18 08/17   23/01 23/23
Astley 08/23 08/22   22/54 23/18
Newton-Le-Willows 08/29 08/28   22/44 23/09
Earlestown 08/30 08/30   22/42 23/07
Winwick Jn 08/33 08/32   22/38 23/04
Dallam Jn 08/36 ?   22/36 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 08.38a ~ 08.41d 08.36 ~ 08.42   22.30a ~ 22.33d 22.56 ~ 22.56
Acton Grange Jn 08/46 08/45   22/27 22/51
Weaver Jn 08/51 08/50   22/18 22/46
Winsford SB 08/57 08/56   22/09 22/38
Winsford ? ?   22/08 22/36
Crewe Coal Yard 09/04 ?   21/55 ?
Crewe 09.06a ~ 09.24d 09.07 ~ 09.24   21.49a ~ 21.52d 22.24 ~ 22.28
Crewe Gresty Lane 09/26 ?   21/45 ?
Nantwich 09/30 09/31   21/38 22/17
Wrenbury 09/36 ?   21/32 ?
Prees 09/47 ?   21/20 ?
Wem 09/53 09/53   21/17 21/59
Harlescott LC 10/02 ?   21/08 ?
Shrewsbury 10.06 ~ 10.09 10.02 ~ 10.09   20.40 ~ 21.02 21.03 ~ 21.33
Sutton Bridge Jn 10/12 10/12   20/36 20/59
Dorrington 10/20 10/20   19w58 ~ 20w28 ??.?? ~ 20.52
Marsh Brook LC 10/29 10/30   19/46 20/05
Craven Arms 10/33 10/37   19.38 ~ 19.40 19.53 ~ 19.54

 

Location Booked Actual
Bromfield 10/36 10/42
Woofferton 10/42 10/47
Leominster 10/47 10/51
Morton-On-Lugg 10/54 ?
Shelwick Jn 10/58 ?
Hereford 11/00 11/01
Tram Inn 11/08 11/10
Pontrilas 11/13 11/14
Abergavenny 11/24 11/24
Little Mill Jn 11/31 11/31
Maindee North Jn 11/42 ?
Newport 11.45a ~ 12.15d 11.45 ~ 12.16
Marshfield 12/23 12/25
Cardiff Central 12/32 12/33
Pontyclun 12/45 12/46
Bridgend 12/56 12/55
Margam Moors Jn 13/06 13/06
Port Talbot Parkway 13.13 ~ 13.40 13.14 ~ 13.39
Court Sart Jn 13/50 ?
Dynevor Jn 13/54 ?
Felin Fran 14/04 ?
Hendy Jn 14/18 ?
Pantyffynnon 14w30 ~ 15w10 14.24 ~ 15.05
Llandeilo 15.45 ~ 15.46 15.29 ~ 15.32
Llandovery 16.21 ~ 16.31 16.05 ~ 16.33
Llanwrtyd 16.54 ~ 16.55 17.04 ~ 17.06
Llandrindod 17w30 ~ 18w10 17.34 ~ 18.12
Llandrindod Crossing 18/12 ?
Knighton 18.52 ~ 19.08 18.52 ~ 19.03

Timings continued in first table.

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