21st March 2015

UK Railtours
Chester & Llangollen

Loco Used 67023
Stock Used 5341+4927+4959+1832+3120+1651+3121+3069+3123+1691+3068+3097+35469

Route :
1Z56 : Stevenage to Chester
1Z58 : Chester to Stevenage

Loco Route
67023 Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Jn - Primrose Hill - Camden Jn - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Chester
67023 Chester - Wrexham General - Ruabon - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Sutton Park - Park Lane Jn - Water Orton - Coleshill Parkway - Whitacre Jn - Nuneaton - Rugby - Weedon - Milton Keynes Central - (reverse of outward route) - Stevenage

Notes :
(1) Off tour option; visit to The Llangollen Railway, with G.W.R. 2-6-2T 5199 and DMU in operation.

Source : David Lodwick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Stevenage 07.30d [P1] [US] 07.30   21.52a [DS] [P4] 21.48
Woolmer Green Jn 07/34 07/34   21/47 [DS] 21/43
Digswell Jn 07/37 [US] 07/36   21/44 21/40
Welwyn Garden City 07.40a ~ 07.44d [P2] [US] 07.38 ~ 07.44   21.38a ~ 21.42d [P3] [DS] 21.35 ~ 21.38
Potters Bar 07.53a ~ 07.57d [P1] [US] 07.52 ~ 07.56   21.25a ~ 21.29d [P3] [DS] 21.22 ~ 21.25
Alexandra Palace 08/06 [P2] [US] 08/05   21/13 [P3] [DS] 21/14
Finsbury Park 08.10a ~ 08.14d [P3] [US] 08.08 ~ 08.14   21.06a ~ 21.09d [P7] [DS] 21.05 ~ 21.10
Copenhagen Jn 08/20 ?   21/01 [DS] ?
York Way North Jn 08/21 ?   20*59 ~ 21*00 ?
Camden Road Central Jn 08/27 ?   20/57 ?
Camden Road Jn 08/28 08/28   20/54 20/57
Primrose Hill 08*30 ~ 08*39 ?   20/51 ?
Camden Jn 08/40 [DS] 08/35   20/50 20/54
Willesden WL Jn 08/45 [DS] 08/40   20/45 [US] 20/49
Wembley Central 08C49 ~ 08C52 [P5] [DS] 08.45 ~ 08.47   20C40 ~ 20C41 [US] 20.43 ~ 20.45
Harrow & Wealdstone 08/57 [DS] 08/52 [P5]   20/36 [US] 20/39
Watford Junction 09/02 [P8] [DS] 08/57   20/31 [P9] [US] 20/34
Bourne End Jn 09/11 [DS] 09/04   20/24 [US] 20/25
Tring 09/20 [DS] 09/09   20/19 [US] 20/22
Ledburn Jn 09/26 [DS] 09/17   20/13 [US] 20/17
Bletchley 09/32 [P3] [DS] 09/26   20/06 [P4] [US] 20/11
Denbigh Hall North Jn 09/33 09/27   20/04 [UF-US] ?
Milton Keynes Central 09/36 [P3] [DS] 09/29   20/02 [P4] [UF] 20/09
Hanslope Jn 09/42 09/35   19/57 [UF] 20/02
Northampton 09/52 [P2] 09/43   - -
Long Buckby 10/03 09/53   - -
Daventry North Jn 10/08 09/59   - -
Weedon - -   19/48 19/52
Hillmorton Jn 10/11 10/05   19/40 19/44
Rugby 10/13 [P2] 10/10   19/39 [P4] [UF] 19/44
Trent Valley Jn 10/14 [DS] 10/13   19/38 [UF] 19/43
Newbold Jn 10/16 10/15   ? ?
Brinklow 10/23 [DF] 10/19   ? ?
Attleborough Jn 10/28 [DS] 10/25   19/28 [UF] 19/33
Nuneaton 10/30 [P2] [DS] 10/27   19/27 [P7] [US] 19/31

 

Location Booked Actual
Amington Jn 10/40 [DS] 10/37
Lichfield North Jn 10/46 [DS] 10/42
Rugeley North Jn 10/52 [DS] 10/48
Colwich 10/57 [DF] 10/50
Stafford 11/05 [DF] 10/56
Stafford No.5 Jn 11/06 [DF-DS] ?
Norton Bridge 11/12 [DS] 11/02
Madeley 11/21 [DS] 11/10
Basford Hall Jn 11/27 [DS] 11/14
Crewe 11c34 ~ 11c36 [P12] 11.19 ~ 11.36
Crewe Steel Works 11/39 11/39
Beeston Castle & Taporley SB 11/48 11/53
Chester 11.59a [P3] ~ 16.40d [P3] 12.04 ~ 16.40
Chester South Jn 16/41 ?
Saltney Jn 16/43 16/44
Wrexham General 16/56 [P1] 16/57
Ruabon 17.03a ~ 17.09d ? ~ ?
Gobowen 17/19 17/21
Shrewsbury 17c40 ~ 17c42 [P7] 17.42 ~ 18.04
Wellington 17/55 18/17
Madeley Jn 18/02 18/22
Cosford 18/07 18/27
Stafford Road Jn 18/18 18/38
Wolverhampton North Jn 18/19 18/39
Wolverhampton 18/21 [P4] 18/42 [P4]
Portobello Jn 18/26 18/47
Darlaston Jn 18/31 18/50
Pleck Jn 18/37 18/52
Walsall 18/39 [P1] 18/54
Ryecroft Jn 18/41 18/56
Sutton Park 18/54 ?
Park Lane Jn 19/01 19/12
Water Orton West Jn 19/05 19/14
Water Orton 19/07 19/15
Coleshill Parkway 19/09 [P2] 19/17
Whitacre Jn 19/11 19/19
Abbey Jn 19/24 [A] 19/30

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z56 : (67023) : Wembley Yard to Stevenage
5Z59 : (67023) : Stevenage to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 05.06d 23.58a
Harlesden Jn 05/17 23/48
Kensal Green Jn 05/22 23/43
Gospel Oak 05/31 23/34
Camden Road Jn 05/35 23/31
Camden Road Central Jn 05/37 23/30
York Way North Jn 05/39 23/27
Copenhagen Jn 05/40 23/26
Finsbury Park 05/44 23/22
Alexandra Palace 05/47 23/19
Potters Bar 05/56 23/10
Welwyn Garden City 06/03 23/05
Stevenage 06/13 22/58
Hitchin 06C18 ~ 06C21 22C51 ~ 22C53
Letchworth 06/26 22/46
Letchworth Arr/Dep Line 06.28 ~ 07.11 22.17 ~ 22.44
Letchworth 07/13 22/15
Hitchin 07/17 22/10
Stevenage 07.23a [P1] 22.04d [P4]

5Z57 : (67023) : Chester to Crewe H.S.
5Z58 : (67023) : Crewe H.S. to Chester

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Chester 12.23d [P3] 16.28a [P3]
Beeston Castle & Taporley SB 12/34 16/17
Crewe Steel Works 12/42 16/08
Crewe 12.46 ~ 12.49 [P12] 16.03 ~ 16.05d [P12]
Gresty Lane 12/52 16/01
Gresty Green [Up Loop] 12.55 ~ 13.16 15.37 ~ 15.57
Gresty Lane 13/19 15/33
Crewe H.S. 13.24a 15.28d

23/03/15 : 
5O61 : (67007 with 67023 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked Actual
Wembley Yard 09.53d  ?
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03   ?
Acton Canal Wharf 10/17   ?
Acton Wells Jn 10/19   ?
South Acton Jn 10/24   ?
Kew East Jn 10/27   ?
Brentford 10/30   ?
Hounslow 10/37   ?
Feltham Jn 10/39   ?
Feltham 10/41   ?
Staines 10/47   ?
Virginia Water 10/57   ?
Addlestone Jn 11/08   ?
Byfleet & New Haw 11/10   ?
Woking 11/15   ?
Farnborough Main 11/27   ?
Basingstoke 11/53   ?
Worting Jn 11/58   ?
Winchester 12/16   ?
Eastleigh 12/23 12.10 ~ 12.12 [P2]
Eastleigh South Jn 12/25   ?
Eastleigh T&RSMD 12.37a   ?


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