19th November 2016

Bedford to Bletchley Rail Users' Association
Bedford Bletchley 170

DMU Used 150105

Route :
2T50 : Bedford to Kidderminster
2T51 : Kidderminster to Bedford

DMU Route
as listed Bedford - Bedford St Johns - Stewartby - Millbrook - Lidlington - Ridgmont - Woburn Sands - Fenny Stratford - Bletchley - Milton Keynes Central - Hanslope Jn - Northampton - Long Buckby - Daventry North Jn - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Smethwick Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster
as listed Kidderminster - (reverse of outward route) - Bedford

Notes : 
(1) This tour marked the 170th anniversary of the Bedford to Bletchley line, which opened on 17/11/1846.

Source : Guy Vincent & Nigel Benning

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bedford 08.45d [P1a] 08.58   20.36a [P1a] 20.39
Bedford St Johns 08.47a ~ 08.48d 09.01 ~ 09.01   20.30a ~ 20.31d 20.35 ~ 20.36
Stewartby 08.56a ~ 08.57d 09.10 ~ 09.10   20.21a ~ 20.22d ? ~ 20.28
Millbrook 08.59a ~ 09.00d ? ~ 09.13   20.17a ~ 20.18d 20.24 ~ ?
Lidlington 09.03a ~ 09.04d 09.16 ~ 09.17   20.13a ~ 20.14d 20.21 ~ 20.21
Ridgmont 09.07a ~ 09.09d 09.21 ~ 09.21   20.09a ~ 20.10d ? ~ 20.17
Woburn Sands 09.13a ~ 09.14d 09.26 ~ 09.27   20.04a ~ 20.05d ? ~ 20.12
Fenny Stratford 09.18a ~ 09.19d 09.33 ~ 09.34   19.57a ~ 19.58d 20.05 ~ 20.05
Bletchley 09.23a ~ 09.35d [P5] 09.37 ~ 09.40   19.50a ~ 19.55d [P5] 19.54 ~ 19.57
Milton Keynes Central 09.42a ~ 09.43d [P3] 09.46 ~ 09.48   19.42a ~ 19.43d [P1] 19.46 ~ 19.47
Hanslope Jn 09/49 09/54   19/36 19/40
Northampton 10/03 [P2] 10/07   19/26 [UM] 19/31
Long Buckby 10/13 10/19   19/14 19/20
Daventry North Jn 10/18 10/24   19/08 19/15
Hillmorton Jn 10/21 10/26   19/06 19/13
Rugby 10/23 [P1] 10/28   19/05 [P5] 19/12
Trent Valley Jn 10/24 10/29   19/03 19/12
Coventry 10/33 [P3] 10/38   18/55 [P2] 19/02
Birmingham International 10.48a ~ 10.58d [P1] 10.53 ~ 11.01   18.33a ~ 18.43d [P5] 18.34 ~ 18.43
Stechford 11/04 11/07   18/24 18/24
Proof House Jn 11/09 11/13   18/19 18/19
Birmingham New Street 11.11a ~ 11.21d [P5] 11.16 ~ 11.23   18.02a ~ 18.17d [P5] 18.04 ~ 18.16
Soho South Jn 11/25 11/27   17/58 18/00
Galton Jn 11/27 11/29   17/56 17/58
Smethwick Jn 11/29 11/30   17/55 17/57
Rowley Regis 11/34 11/34   17/51 17/46
Stourbridge Junction 11/45 [P3] 11/43   17/41 [P2] 17/37
Blakedown 11/48 11/48   17/34 17/33
Kidderminster 11.53a [P2] 11.52   17.30d [P1] 17.30


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5V50 : (150105) : Kidderminster to Worcester Shrub Hill
5K51 : (150105) : Worcester Shrub Hill to Kidderminster

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Kidderminster 11.59d [P2] 17.28a [P1]
Kidderminster [DGL] - 16*54 ~ 17*26
Hartlebury 12/03 16/50
Droitwich Spa 12/09 16/44
Tunnel Jn 12/16 16/39
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.17 ~ 12.18 16.33 ~ 16.36
Worcester Sig.54 12.20 ~ 12.24 -
Worcester Middle Siding 12.26 ~ 12.26 16.23 ~ 16.32
Worcester Middle Siding HS 12.27a 16.22d


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