29th April 2017

NENTA Traintours
The North Wales Extravaganza

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & 47854 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used 99680+6103+6000+6115+6724+3352+3395+3313+99679+3350+3431

Route : 
1Z77 : Norwich to Holyhead
1Z78 : Holyhead to Norwich

Loco(s) Route
47854 (1) Norwich - Diss - Stowmarket - Ipswich
47580 (2) Ipswich - Stowmarket - Bury St Edmunds - Chippenham Jn - Soham - Ely - March - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Syston East Jn - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton - (via WCML) - Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
47854 (1) Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Ipswich
47580 (2) Ipswich - Stowmarket - Haughley Jn - Diss - Norwich

Notes : 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 47854 on rear.
(3) It is reported that the E.C.S. for this tour from Carnforth to Norwich on 28/04/17 was delayed at Newark Northgate when 47804 failed. It was replaced by 47580.

Source : Chris Bracey & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Norwich 05.04d [P1] 05.04   00.26a [P2] 00.08
Thorpe Jn 05/05 05/05   00/24 ?
Trowse Swing Bridge 05/05 05/05   00/15 ?
Trowse Jn 05/06 05/06   00/14 00/05
Diss 05.25a ~ 05.27d [P2] 05.25 ~ 05.27   23.51a ~ 23.53d [P1] 23.44 ~ 23.46
Haughley Jn 05/37 05/42   23/38 23/32
Stowmarket 05/44 [P1] 05/45   23/35 [P2] 23/30
Europa Jn 05/54 ?   23/26 ?
East Suffolk Jn 05/56 05/54   23/25 23/18
Ipswich 05.58a ~ 06.18d [P2] 05.56 ~ 06.18   23.10a ~ 23.23d [P2] 22.59 ~ 23.15 [P2]
East Suffolk Jn 06/22 06/20   23/05 22/55
Europa Jn 06/23 ?   23/04 ?
Stowmarket 06.34a ~ 06.36d [P2] 06.34 ~ 06.36   22.52a ~ 22.54d [P1] 22.39 ~ 22.42
Haughley Jn 06/40 06/41   22/48 22/35
Bury St Edmunds 06.56a ~ 06.59d [P1] 07.00 ~ 07.02   22.30a ~ 22.33d [P2] 22.11 ~ 22.16
Kennet 07/11 ?   22/17 ?
Chippenham Jn 07/14 07/16   22/14 21/56
Soham 07/21 07/21   21/54 21/48
Ely Dock Jn 07/28 ?   21/47 ?
Ely 07.29a ~ 07.32d [P1] 07.28 ~ 07.32 [P1]   21.42a ~ 21.45d [P2] 21.38 ~ 21.41
Ely North Jn 07/35 07/36   21/39 21/35
March 07.50a ~ 07.53d 07.54 ~ 07.56   21.19a ~ 21.22d 21.08 ~ 21.13
Whittlesea 08/03 08/04   21/04 20/58
Peterborough East Jn 08/13 ?   20/57 ?
Peterborough 08.16a ~ 08.19d [P7] 08.11 ~ 08.18   20.51a ~ 20.54d [P5] 20.45 ~ 20.50
Helpston Jn 08/26 08/25   20/43 20/39
Uffington 08/31 08/29   20/37 20/36
Stamford 08/34 ?   20/34 ?
Ketton SB 08/37 08/36   20/30 20/30
Luffenham 08/40 ?   20/28 ?
Manton Jn 08/44 08/44   20/24 20/23
Oakham 08/47 08/47   20/20 20/20
Langham Jn 08/48 08/49   20/19 20/19
Ashwell LC 08/50 ?   20/18 ?
Whissendine LC 08/52 08/53   20/15 20/15
Melton Mowbray 08/57 08/58   20/09 20/10
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 09/00 09/01   20/05 20/07
Syston East Jn 09*08 ~ 09*17 09.09 ~ 09.20   19/59 20/01
Syston South Jn 09/20 09/21   19/56 19/59
Leicester 09.27a ~ 09.28d [P3] 09.27 ~ 09.28   19.39a ~ 19.50d [P4] 19.40 ~ 19.50
Wigston North Jn 09/34 09/34   19/32 19/27
Croft 09/40 09/39   19/21 19/19
Hinckley 09/45 09/45   19/16 19/14
Nuneaton 09.55a ~ 09.57d [P7] 09.55 ~ 09.56   19.07a ~ 19.09d [P5] 19.07 ~ 19.08
Canal Farm Jn 10/03 10/03   - -
Amington Jn 10/14 10/14   18/55 18/55
Lichfield North Jn 10/21 10/26   18/49 18/49
Rugeley North Jn 10/29 10/33   18/44 18/43
Colwich 10/42 10/42   18/41 18/41
Stafford 10/53 [P6] 10/50   18/36 [UF] 18/37
Norton Bridge 10/57 10/56   18/31 18/33
Madeley 11/09 11/06   18/21 18/24
Basford Hall Jn 11/20 11/10   18/17 18/17
Crewe 11.32a ~ 11.35d [P11] 11.17 ~ 11.33   18.09a ~ 18.12d [P6] 18.06 ~ 18.13
Crewe Steel Works 11/38 11/36   18/00 18/03
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/46 11/47   17/52 17/53
Chester 11.58a ~ 12.01d [P3] 11.58 ~ 12.01   17.30a ~ 17.37d [P4] 17.29 ~ 17.38
Chester South Jn 12/02 ?   17/28 ?
Saltney Jn 12/04 12/05   17/22 17/23
Rockcliffe Hall 12/16 12/12   17/13 17/16
Holywell Jn 12/22 12/25   17/08 17/10
Rhyl 12/42 12/42   16/58 [P1] 17/00
Colwyn Bay 12/50 ?   16/50 ?
Llandudno Junction 12.56a ~ 13.02d [P4] 12.58 ~ 13.02   16.41a ~ 16.44d [P3] 16.42 ~ 16.45
Penmaenmawr 13/09 ?   16/34 ?
Bangor 13.20a ~ 13.23d [P2] 13.30 ~ 13.34   16.21a ~ 16.24d [P1] 16.21 ~ 16.24
Menai Bridge 13/26 ?   16/16 ?
Llanfairpwll 13/29 ?   16/14 ?
Gaerwen 13/32 ?   16/12 ?
Valley 13/44 ?   15/59 ?
Holyhead 13.53a [P1] 14.01   15.53d [P1] 15.53


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