23rd May 2015

Vintage Trains
The Seaside Flyer

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
Stock Used 96100+35470+99353?+99361+99349?+17018+5198+5157+5212+9101

Route :
1Z43 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Llandudno
1Z45 : Llandudno to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco(s) Route
47773 (1) Tyseley Warwick Road - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Coleshill Parkway - Whitacre Jn - Nuneaton
5043 (2) Nuneaton - Tamworth LL - Lichfield Trent Valley - Stafford - Crewe - Chester - Chester North Jn
47773 (1) Chester North Jn - Chester South Jn - Saltney Jn - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
5043 (2) Llandudno - Llandudno Junction - Colwyn Bay - Rhyl - Saltney Jn - Chester - Crewe - Stafford - Lichfield Trent Valley - Tamworth LL - Nuneaton
47773 (1) Nuneaton - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) 5043 on rear.
(2) 47773 on rear.
(3) Off tour option; visit to Llandudno Air Show.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 06.24d 06.24?   22.32a 22.06?
Small Heath South Jn 06/30 06/28   22/26 22/04
Bordesley Jn 06/34 06/32   22/19 21/58
St Andrews Jn 06/35 06/33   22/17 21/56
Landor Street Jn 06*39 ~ 06*42 06.34 ~ 06.40   22/15 21/48
Washwood Heath West Jn 06/44 06/44   22/10 [ML] 21/45
Castle Bromwich Jn 06/49 ?   21/45 [UDG] ?
Water Orton West Jn 06/51 ?   21/43 [UDS] ?
Water Orton 06/52 06/50   21/41 [SL] 21/38
Coleshill Parkway 06.55a ~ 06.57d [P2] 06.53 ~ 06.57   21.34a ~ 21.38d [P1] 21.32 ~ 21.34
Whitacre Jn 07/00 06/59   21/31 21/29
Abbey Jn 07/13 07/13   21/18 21/14
Nuneaton 07.17a ~ 07.39d [P2] [DS] 07.16 ~ 07.38   21.04a ~ 21.14d [P2] 20.55 ~ 21.12
Ashby Jn - -   21/01 [FL] 20/52
Amington Jn 07/54 [DS] 07/53   20/46 [US] 20/39
Tamworth LL 07.56a ~ 08.00d 07.54 ~ 07.59   20.41a ~ 20.44d 20.34 ~ 20.36
Lichfield North Jn 08/10 [DS] 08/08   20/32 [US] 20/27
Rugeley North Jn 08/20 [DS] 08/16   20/25 [US] 20/20
Colwich 08/24 08/19   20/22 [US] 20/17
Milford & Brocton 08/27 [DS] 08/22   - -
Trent Valley Jn 08/33 ?   20/14 [UF] ?
Stafford 08.35a ~ 08.45d [P6] [DS] 08.32 ~ 08.47   19.52a ~ 20.12d [P4] [US] 20.05 ~ 20.07
Norton Bridge 08/54 [DS] 08/55   19/45 [US] 19/59
Madeley 09/05 [DS] 09/05   19/33 [US] 19/49
Basford Hall Jn 09/13 [DS] 09/11   19/25 [US] 19/43
Crewe 09.18a ~ 09.30d [P11] 09.21 ~ 09.31   19.10a ~ 19.18d [P12] 19.11 ~ 19.40
Crewe Steel Works 09/36 09/34   19/05 19/07
Beeston Castle & Taporley SB 09/47 ?   18/55 18/59
Chester 10.00a ~ 10.04d [P4] 09.59 ~ 10.08 [P4]   18.38a ~ 18.40d [P4] 18.45 ~ 18.46
Chester North Jn 10.08 ~ 10.13 ?   - -
Chester South Jn 10.17 ~ 10.28 ?   18/36 [UF] ?
Saltney Jn 10/33 10/33   18/34 18/40
Rockcliffe Hall 10/43 10/44   18/24 18/33
Holywell Jn 10/56 10/57   18/17 18/26
Rhyl 11/12 11/13   18/03 [P1] 18/10
Colwyn Bay 11/25 ?   17/50 ?
Llandudno Junction 11.33a ~ 11.36d [P3] 11.31 ~ 11.35   17.39a ~ 17.43d [P1] 17.34 ~ 17.43
Llandudno 11.52a [P3] 11.50   17.30d [P3] 17.26?


Back to "The Railtour Files"