2nd October 2010

Compass Tours
The
Snowdonian Explorer

Loco Used 66080
Stock Used 17105+3333+3314+3345+3325+3344+3386+3304+1203+6061+6176+6024

Route :
1Z44 : Shrewsbury to Blaenau Ffestiniog
1Z45 : Blaenau Ffestiniog to Shrewsbury

Loco Route
66080 Shrewsbury - Wellington - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Hednesford - Rugeley TV - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction
66080 Llandudno Junction - Llanrwst - Blaenau Ffestiniog
66080 Blaenau Ffestiniog - (reverse of outward route) - Llandudno Junction
66080 Llandudno Junction - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury

Sources : Andrew Griffiths & Phil Atack

Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from Andrew Griffiths)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Shrewsbury 07.17d 07.18   21.40a 21.45
Wellington 07.39a ~ 07.41d 07.30 ~ 07.40   21.26a ~ 21.28d 21.29 ~ 21.30
Telford Central 07.45a ~ 07.47d 07.47 ~ ??.??   21.11a ~ 21.13d 21.20 ~ ??.??
Madeley Jn 07/49 07/51   21/08 21/18
Codsall 07.59a ~ 08.01d 08.00 ~ ??.??   20.53a ~ 20.55d 21.06 ~ 21.08
Oxley SB 08/05 ?   20/50 ?
Wolverhampton North Jn 08/06 08/07   20/49 20/59
Wolverhampton 08.09a ~ 08.16d 08.10 ~ 08.16   20.44a ~ 20.47d 20.55 ~ 20.57
Portobello Jn 08/25 08/21   20/40 20/49
Darlaston Jn 08/28 08/25   20/31 20/43
Pleck Jn 08/30 08/28   20/27 20/41
Walsall 08.34a ~ 08.36d 08.30 ~ 08.36   20.23a ~ 20.25d 20.36 ~ 20.39
Bloxwich 08.44a ~ 08.46d 08.43 ~ 08.43   20.14a ~ 20.16d 20.29 ~ 20.30
Cannock 08.52a ~ 08.54d ?   20.05a ~ 20.07d ?
Hednesford 08.57a ~ 08.59d 09.01 ~ 09.03   20.00a ~ 20.02d 20.12 ~ 20.15
Rugeley Town 09.07a ~ 09.09d 09.13 ~ 09.14   19.52a ~ 19.54d 19.53 ~ 19.56
Rugeley North Jn 09/12 09/20   19/45 19/47
Colwich 09/15 09/23   19/39 19/42
Milford & Brocton 09/17 09/25   ? ?
Whitehouse Jn ? ?   19/36 19/38
Trent Valley Jn 09/19 09/30   19/33 19/35
Stafford 09.21a ~ 09.24d 09.32 ~ 09.35   19.21a ~ 19.32d 19.28 ~ 19.33
Norton Bridge 09/30 09/41   19/15 19/21
Madeley 09/49 09/50   19/05 19/11
Basford Hall Jn 09/58 09/54   19/00 19/06
Crewe 10.02a ~ 10.10d 10.02 ~ 10.08   18.56a ~ 18.58d 18.47 ~ 19.02
Crewe Steel Works SB 10/15 10/11   18/49 18/44
Beeston Castle 10/12 10/19   18/41 18/36
Chester 10.34a ~ 10.43d 10.30 ~ 10.35   18.26a ~ 18.30d 18.25 ~ 18.26
Chester South Jn 10/45 ?   18/22 ?
Saltney Jn 10/47 10/38   18/20 18/20
Rockliffe Hall 10/57 10/44   18/14 18/13
Holywell Jn 11/02 10/51   18/08 18/08
Rhyl 11/13 11/06   17/58 17/57
Colwyn Bay 11/21 ?   17/50 ?
Llandudno Junction 11.25 ~ 11.45 11.19 ~ 11.42   17.25 ~ 17.45 17.20 ~ 17.44
Glan Conwy 11.51 ~ 11.51 ?   17.22 ~ 17.22 ?
Tal-y-Cafn 11/56 ?   17/12 ?
Dolgarrog 12.09 ~ 12.09 ?   17.03 ~ 17.03 ?
North Llanrwst 12.15 ~ 12.23 12.13 ~ 12.29   16.50 ~ 16.58 16.56 ~ 16.56
Llanrwst 12/24 ?   16/48 ?
Betws-y-Coed 12.31 ~ 12.33 ?   16.42 ~ 16.44 ?
Pont-y-Pant 12.42 ~ 12.42 ?   16.33 ~ 16.33 ?
Dolwyddelan 12.45 ~ 12.45 ?   16.29 ~ 16.29 ?
Roman Bridge 12.49 ~ 12.49 ?   16.26 ~ 16.26 ?
Blaenau Ffestiniog 13.01a 13.01   16.15d 16.14


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