25th June 2009

Kirklees Green Party
The Midsummer Cambrian Coast Express

Locos Used 47804 & 47826
Stock Used ???

Route :
1Z76 : Leeds to Aberystwyth
1Z77 : Aberystwyth to Leeds

Loco(s) Route
47804 (1) Leeds - Huddersfield - Stalybridge - Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe - Wem - Shrewsbury - Newtown - Aberystwyth
47826 (2) Aberystwyth - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) 47804 on rear.
(3) Was originally booked for 2x33 but these were not available and special dispensation was given for class 47's to work the train, class 47's having never been past Newtown before.

Source : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Leeds 06.29d 21.30a
Leeds West Jn 06/30 21/28
Whitehall Jn 06/30 21/28
Morley 06/39 21/21
Dewsbury 06.46a ~ 06.50d 21.12a ~ 21.14d
Thornehill LNW Jn 06/55 -
Mirfield East Jn 06/56 21/09
Heaton Lodge Jn 06/58 -
Heaton Lodge East Jn  - 21/06
Huddersfield 07.03a ~ 07.07d 20.58a ~ 21.00d
Marsden 07.20a ~ 07.37d 20/48
Diggle Jn 07/44 20/44
Greenfield 07/48 20/41
Stalybridge 07.55a ~ 07.57d 20.31a ~ 20.33d
Guide Bridge 08/03 20/35
Denton Jn 08/14 20/19
Ash Bridge Jn 08/20 20/13
Heaton Norris Jn 08/21 20/12
Stockport 08.23a ~ 08.25d 20.08a ~ 20.10d
Edgeley Jn No1 08/27 20/06
Adswood Road Jn 08/28 20/05
Cheadle Hulme 08.30a ~ 08.32d 20.01a ~ 20.03d
Wilmslow 08/39 19/56
Alderley Edge 08/43 19/54
Chelford Loop 08*48 ~ 08*59 19*12 ~ 19*49
Sandbach 09/08 19/01
Crewe Sydney Bridge 09/13 18/57
Crewe 09/16 18/55
Crewe Gresty Lane 09/21 1853
Nantwich 09/25 18/44
Wrenbury 09/30 18/40
Prees 09/41 18/32
Wem 09/50 18/29
Harlescott LC 09/59 18/21
Shrewsbury 10.12 ~ 10.14 18.14 ~ 18.16
Sutton Bridge Jn 10*17a ~ 10*18 18*10 ~ 18*11
Welshpool 10.37 ~ 11.02 17.47 ~ 17.50
Newtown 11.21 ~ 11.23 17.28 ~ 17.30
Talerddig 11.40 ~ 11.42 17.09 ~ 17.11
Machynlleth 12.01 ~ 12.06 16.46 ~ 16.49
Dovey Junction 12.12 ~ 12.14 16.37 ~ 16.39
Borth 12.26 ~ 12.28 16.23 ~ 16.25
Aberystwyth 12.42a 16.10d


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