23rd June 2007

Branch Line Society
Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society Visit

Trams Used 20, 70, 730 & 762

Route:

Tram Route
730 Woodside Ferry (non-preferred north track) - Woodside Jn
730 Woodside Jn - Woodside Ferry (preferred south track)
730 Woodside Ferry (preferred south track) - Woodside Jn
730 Woodside Jn - Woodside Ferry (non-preferred north track)
730 Woodside Ferry (non-preferred north track) - Woodside Jn - Pacific Road Loop - Egerton Bridge - Old Colonial Jn - Taylor Street - Taylor Street Depot (north track)
20 (1) Woodside Ferry (preferred south track) - Woodside Jn - Pacific Road Loop - Egerton Bridge - Old Colonial Jn - Taylor Street
762 Taylor Street Depot (south track) - Taylor Street - Egerton Bridge - Pacific Road Loop - Pacific Road Jn
762 Pacific Road Jn - Pacific Road Depot Jn - Pacific Road Depot (west track)
762 Pacific Road Depot (west track) - Pacific Road Depot Jn
762 Pacific Road Depot Jn - Pacific Road Depot (east track)
762 Pacific Road Depot (east track) - Pacific Road Depot Jn - Pacific Road Jn
762 Pacific Road Jn - Pacific Road Loop - Egerton Bridge - Old Colonial Jn - Old Colonial Stub
762 Old Colonial Stub - Old Colonial Jn
762 Old Colonial Jn - Taylor Street - Taylor Street Depot (south track) - (over pit)
762 Taylor Street Depot (south track / over pit) - (south track / earlier boarding point)
730 Taylor Street Depot (north track) - Taylor Street - Old Colonial Jn - Egerton Bridge - Pacific Road Loop - Woodside Ferry (preferred south track)
730 Woodside Ferry (preferred south track) - Pacific Road Loop - Egerton Bridge - Old Colonial Jn - Taylor Street - Taylor Street Depot (north track)

Service tram available to ticket holders:

Tram Route
70 (2a) Woodside Ferry (preferred south track) - Pacific Road Loop - Egerton Bridge - Old Colonial Jn - Taylor Street - Taylor Street Depot (south track)

Service tram available to ticket holders:

Tram Route
20 (2b) Taylor Street - Old Colonial Jn - Egerton Bridge - Pacific Road Loop - (Woodside Ferry)
20 (2b) Woodside Ferry (preferred south track) - Woodside Jn - Pacific Road Loop - Egerton Bridge - Old Colonial Jn - Taylor Street

Notes :
(1) Tram 20, running as a service tram, was available to tour participants to alleviate overcrowding on the single deck No.730.
(2a) The last two service trams were available to ticket holders. The first, (No.70), was at Woodside Ferry when tour tram finished & ran to Taylor Street Depot, (15 minutes behind the returning No.730), running non-stop through Taylor Street stop & straight into Depot.
(2b) No.20, (which departed Taylor Street at the same time as No.70 departed Woodside Ferry), ran to Woodside Ferry then returned to Taylor Street. Confirmation required if No.20 also carried passengers into the Depot on return

Source : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

Tram 730
Location (Booked) Actual
Woodside Ferry (non-pref) (14.30d) 14.18
Woodside Jn 14.18 ~ 14.19
Woodside Ferry (pref) 14.20 ~ 14.20
Woodside Jn 14.21 ~ 14.22
Woodside Ferry (non-pref) 14.23 ~ 14.29
Pacific Road Loop 14.31 ~ 14.34
Taylor Street 14.36 ~ 14.36
Taylor Street Depot (north track) 14.37a

 

Tram 20 (1)
Location (Booked) Actual
Woodside Ferry (pref) (14.30d) 14.30
Pacific Road Loop 14.32 ~ 14.34
Taylor Street 14.38a

 

Tram 762
Location Actual
Taylor Street Depot (south track) 14.50d
Taylor Street 14.50 ~ 14.51
Pacific Road Loop 14.54 ~ 14..55
Pacific Road Jn 14.55 ~ 14.57
Pacific Road Depot Jn 14.57 ~ 14.58
Pacific Road Depot (west track) 14.59 ~ 15.00
Pacific Road Depot Jn 15.00 ~ 15.01
Pacific Road Depot (east track) 15.01 ~ 15.02
Pacific Road Jn 15.03 ~ 15.03
Pacific Road Loop 15.04 ~ 15.05
Old Colonial Stub 15.09 ~ 15.10
Old Colonial Jn 15.10 ~ 15.11
Taylor Street 15.11 ~ 15.12
Taylor Street Depot (south track) 15.12 ~ 15.13
Over Pit 15.14 ~ 15.14
Taylor Street Depot (south track) 15.14a

 

Tram 730
Location Actual
Taylor Street Depot (north track) 15.50d
Depot Entrance 15.50 ~ 15.51
Taylor Street 15.52 ~ 15.52
Pacific Road Loop 15.54 ~ 15.55
Woodside Ferry (pref) 15.57a ~ 16.02d
Pacific Road Loop 16.05 ~ 16.05
Taylor Street 16.08 ~ 16.08
Taylor Street Depot (north track) 16.09a

 

Tram 70 (2a)
Location (Booked) Actual
(Woodside (pref)) (16.15d) ??.??
Pacific Road :Loop 16.20a ~ 16.21d
Taylor Street 16/24
Taylor Street Dept (south track) 16.24a

 

Tram 20 (2b)
Location (Booked) Actual
Taylor Street (16.15d) 16.17
Pacific Road Loop 16.20a ~ 16.??d
(Woodside) ??.??a ~ ??.??d
(Taylor Street) ??.??a


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