22nd October 2016

Vintage Trains
Chester, Wrexham & Shropshire

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

Route :
1Z34 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Chester
1Z35 : Chester to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco Route
5043 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Park Lane Jn - Sutton Park - Ryecroft Jn - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Searchlight Lane Jn - Madeley - Crewe - Chester - Saltney Jn - Wrexham General - Ruabon - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Madeley Jn - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Tame Bridge Parkway - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) This was reported as the first steam hauled tour over the new down slow line via Searchlight Lane Jn.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 09.13d 09.16
Small Heath South Jn 09/20 09/21
Bordesley Jn 09/24 09/24
St Andrews Jn 09/25 09/25
Landor Street Jn 09/28 09/27
Castle Bromwich Jn 09/40 09/38
Park Lane Jn 09/42 09/40
Sutton Park ? ?
Ryecroft Jn 10/04 10/00
Walsall 10/06 10/04
Pleck Jn 10/09 10/06
Darlaston Jn 10/12 10/09
Portobello Jn 10/18 10/14
Wolverhampton 10.25a ~ 10.28d [P2] 10.22 ~ 10.28
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/30 10/30
Bushbury Jn 10/32 10/32
Trent Valley Jn 10/45 10/43
Stafford 10.47a ~ 10.52d [P6] 10.47 ~ 10.56 [P6]
Searchlight Lane Jn 11/00 11/04
Madeley 11/11 11/14
Basford Hall Jn 11/20 11/20
Crewe 11.34a ~ 11.36d [P6] 11.39 ~ 11.40 [P6]
Crewe Steel Works 11/40 11/43
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/52 11/54
Chester 12.05a [P3] ~ 16.38d [P3] 12.12 [P3] ~ 16.38 [P3]
Roodee Jn 16/41 ?
Saltney Jn 16/43 16/42
Wrexham General 17/00 [P1] 16/54
Ruabon 17/07 ?
Gobowen 17/18 17/11
Shrewsbury 17.49a ~ 17.53d [P7] 17.34 ~ 17.51
Abbey Foregate Jn 17/54 ?
Wellington 18/14 [UM] 18/08
Telford Central 18/21 18/18
Madeley Jn 18/23 18/20
Cosford 18/29 18/28
Stafford Road Jn 18/40 18/41
Wolverhampton North Jn 18/43 18/43
Wolverhampton 18.46a ~ 18.55d [P4] 18.45 ~ 18.54
Portobello Jn 19/01 18/59
Darlaston Jn 19/07 19/03
Bescot Stadium 19/10 19/04
Tame Bridge Parkway 19.13a ~ 19.18d 19.06 ~ 19.08
Perry Barr North Jn 19/24 19/14
Perry Barr West Jn 19/25 19/15
Soho East Jn 19/30 19/21
Soho South Jn 19/31 19/22
Birmingham New Street 19.38a ~ 19.44d [P3] 19.27 ~ 19.47
Proof House Jn 19/48 19/51
St Andrews Jn 19/51 19/54
Bordesley Jn 19/52 19/55
Small Heath South Jn 19/59 20/01
Tyseley Warwick Road 20.07a 20.06


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z34 : (5043) : Chester - Chester Yard
5Z35 : (5043) : Chester Yard - Chester

Location Booked
Chester 12.25d [P3]
Chester East Jn 12.27 ~ 12.30
Chester Yard 12.32a ~ 16.21d
Chester East Jn 16.23 ~ 16.26
Chester 16.28a [P3]


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