2nd August 2015

Vintage Trains
The Shakespeare Express (2 trains)

Loco Used steam: 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall'
Stock Used 9101+5191+5157+5212+5198+99361+99353+35470

Route :
1T50 : Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon
1T51 : Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill
1T52 : Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon
1T53 : Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill

Loco Route
4965 Birmingham Snow Hill - Birmingham Moor Street - Tyseley - Shirley - Henley-in-Arden - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
4965 Stratford-upon-Avon - Bearley Jn - Dorridge - Tyseley - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill
4965 Birmingham Snow Hill - Birmingham Moor Street - Tyseley - Shirley - Henley-in-Arden - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
4965 Stratford-upon-Avon - Bearley Jn - Dorridge - Tyseley - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill

Source : Al Wallace (on both tours)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location 1T50/1T51   1T52/1T53
Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham Snow Hill 10.31d [P1] 10.30   14.01d [P1] 14.03
Birmingham Moor Street 10.34a ~ 10.36d [P1] 10.32 ~ 10.36   14.04a ~ 14.06d [P1] 14.05 ~ 14.06
Small Heath South Jn 10/40 10/41   14/10 14/12
Tyseley 10.44a ~ 10.46d [P3] 10.45 ~ 10.47   14.14a ~ 14.16d [P3] 14.13 ~ 14.15
Shirley 10/55 10/56 14/24 14/24
Whitlock's End 10/56 10/58   14/26 14/26
Wood End 11/04 11/07   14/33 14/32
Henley-in-Arden 11.16a ~ 11.18d ??.?? ~ 11.17   14.46a ~ 14.48d ??.?? ~ 14.41
Bearley Jn 11/28 11/24   14/55 14/48
Stratford-upon-Avon 11.37a ~ 12.41d [P2] 11.33 ~ 12.38   15.04a ~ 16.18d [P2] 14.55 ~ 16.16
Bearley Jn 12/51 12/47   16/29 16/27
Hatton West Jn 12/59 12/55   16/37 16/36
Hatton North Jn 13/01 12/57   16/41 16/39
Dorridge 13/09 [P2] 13/05   16/49 [P2] 16/48
Bentley Heath LC 13/11 13/06   16/50 16/49
Tyseley 13.20a ~ 13.30d [P4] 13.16 ~ 13.32   16.59a ~ 17.01d [P4] 16.57 ~ 16.59
Small Heath South Jn 13/33 13/34   17/04 17/01
Birmingham Moor Street 13.36a ~ 13.38d [P2] 13.38 ~ 13.40   17.07a ~ 17.09d [P2] 17.05 ~ 17.08
Birmingham Snow Hill 13.41a [P1] 13.42   17.12a [P1] 17.10

 
Associated E.C.S. Workings

5T50 : (4965) : Tyseley Depot to Birmingham Snow Hill
5T53 : (4965) : Birmingham Snow Hill to Tyseley Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Tyseley Depot 09.35d 17.58a
Small Heath South Jn 09/42 17/51
Birmingham Moor Street 09/45 17/47
Birmingham Snow Hill 09.48a [P1] 17.44d [P1]


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