23rd March 2013

Vintage Trains
Double Headed Hallage

Locos Used steam: 4936 'Kinlet Hall' & 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall'
Stock Used 35470+99353+99361+99349+5198+17018+5157+5177+5191+9101

Route : 
1Z49 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Newport
1Z50 : Newport to Gloucester Yard Sig.S339
1Z51 : Gloucester Yard Sig.S339 to Tyseley Warwick Road

Locos Route
4965 + 4936 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill - Jewellery Quarter - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Smethwick Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester - Lydney - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport
4965 + 4936 Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Gloucester Yard Sig.S339 - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes:
(1) 4965 carried 'The Red Dragon' headboard.
(2) The return leg was originally advertised to run via the Lickey Incline, but this was altered to run via Old Hill, due to pathing issues.


4965 & 4936 power through Patchway on the return (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 07.11d 07.13   19.18a 19.16
Small Heath South Jn 07/13 07/17   19/13 19/11
Birmingham Moor Street 07/17 [P2] 07/22   19/06 [P1] 19/06
Birmingham Snow Hill 07.19a ~ 07.22d [P1] 07.24 ~ 07.25   19.01a ~ 19.04d [P3] 19.00 ~ 19.04
Jewellery Quarter 07/24 07/27   18/58 18/58
Smethwick Galton Bridge  07/29 [P1] 07/31   18/53 [P2] 18/53
Smethwick Jn 07/30 07/32   18/52 18/53
Rowley Regis 07/37 07/35   18/47 18/49
Old Hill 07/40 ?   18/43 ?
Stourbridge Junction 07/52 [P3] 07/50   18/32 [P2] 18/31
Blakedown 07/57 07/55   18/23 18/23
Kidderminster 08/00 [P2] 07/58   18/19 [P1] 18/20
Hartlebury 08/04 08/02   18/15 18/16
Droitwich Spa 08/10 08/09   18/09 18/09
Tunnel Jn 08/17 08/26   18/02 18/02
Worcester Shrub Hill 08.20a ~ 08.48d [P2] 08.29 ~ 08.49   17.51a ~ 18.00d [P1] 17.48 ~ 18.00
Norton Jn 08/55 08/55   17/44 17/42
Abbotswood Jn 08/59 08/56   17/39 17/39
Ashchurch 09/11 09/09   17/28 17/28
Cheltenham Spa 09/19 [P1] 09/16   17/19 [P2] 17/17

 

Location Booked Actual
Barnwood Jn 09/26 09/23
Horton Road Jn 09/29 09/27
Gloucester 09.31a ~ 10.01d [P4] 09.28 ~ 10.00
Awre 10/18 10/17
Lydney 10/23 10/22
Chepstow 10/32 10/31
Severn Tunnel Junction 10/42 [DR] 10/42
Llanwern West Jn 10/55 10/53
Maindee East Jn 11/08 [DM] ?
Maindee West Jn 11/10 11/01
Newport 11.13a [P2] ~ 15.06d [P2] 11.04 [P?] ~ 15.06 [P2]
Maindee West Jn 15/08 [UR] 15/08
Llanwern West Jn 15/13 15/10
Severn Tunnel Junction 15/32 [P4] 15/31
Severn Tunnel West 15/33 15/34
Severn Tunnel East 15/38 15/39
Pilning 15/40 [P1] 15/41
Patchway 15/46 [P1] 15/45
Bristol Parkway 15/47 [P3] 15/46
Westerleigh Jn 15/53 15/51
Yate 15/56 15/54
Charfield 16/03 16/00
Standish Jn 16/16 16/13
Gloucester Yard Jn 16/24 ?
Gloucester Yard Sig.S339 16w28 ~ 17w08 16.22 ~ 17.02
Barnwood Jn 17/11 17/05

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z49 : (4965 & 4936) : Newport - Pengam Sidings
5Z50 : (4965 & 4936) : Pengam Sidings - Newport

Location Booked
Newport 11.20d
Ebbw Jn 11/25
Marshfield 11/32
Pengam Sidings 11.40a ~ 14.33d
Marshfield 14/43
Ebbw Jn 14/49
Newport 14.56a


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