17th July 2016

Vintage Trains
The Shakespeare Express (2 trains)

Loco Used steam: 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall'
Stock Used 9101+5191+5157+5198+5212+993??+99361+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 - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham Snow Hill
4965 Birmingham Snow Hill - Birmingham Moor Street - Tyseley - Shirley - Henley-in-Arden - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
4965 Stratford-upon-Avon - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Notes : 
(1) The return legs ran via Henley-in-Arden, rather than Dorridge, due to engineering works.

Source : Al Wallace (on both trains throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location 1T50/1T51   1T52/1T53
Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham Snow Hill 10.28d [P1] 10.31   14.01d [P1] 14.00
Birmingham Moor Street 10.31a ~ 10.33d [P1] 10.33 ~ 10.35   14.04a ~ 14.06d [P1] 14.02 ~ 14.04
Small Heath South Jn 10/37 10/41   14/10 14/09
Tyseley 10.41a ~ 10.43d [P3] 10.43 ~ 10.47   14.14a ~ 14.16d [P3] 14.11 ~ 14.15
Shirley 10/54 10/57 14/24 14/23
Whitlock's End 10/56 10/59   14/26 14/25
Wood End 11/04 11/06   14/33 14/32
Henley-in-Arden 11.16a ~ 11.18d ? ~ 11.15   14.46a ~ 14.48d 14.40 ~ 14.41
Bearley Jn 11/28 11/22   14/55 14/48
Stratford-upon-Avon 11.37a ~ 12.41d [P2] 11.33 ~ 12.41   15.04a ~ 16.18d [P2] 15.08 ~ 16.18
Bearley Jn 12/49 12/51   16/26 16/30
Henley-in-Arden 13/01 12/56 16/38 16/36
Wood End 13/14 13/03 16/51 16/43
Whitlock's End 13/21 13/07 16/58 16/50
Shirley ? ? ? ?
Tyseley 13.35a ~ 13.37d [P4] 13.14 ~ 13.18   17.12a ~ 17.14d [P4] 16.59 ~ 17.02
Small Heath South Jn 13/41 13/20   17/18 17/04
Birmingham Moor Street 13.45a ~ 13.47d [P2] 13.25 ~ 13.26   17.22a ~ 17.24d [P2] 17.10 ~ 17.12
Birmingham Snow Hill 13.50a [P1] 13.28   17.27a [P1] 17.14

 
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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