15th July 2017

Retro Railtours
The Retro Welsh Dragon 2

Locos Used 37602, 37606 & 57306 'Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate 175'
Stock Used 3390+80042+3364+3333+1200+5950+5985+5929+5998+9526

Route : 
1Z07 : Huddersfield to Swansea
1Z08 : Swansea to Huddersfield

Loco(s) Route
37602 + 37606 (1) Huddersfield - Marsden - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton - Reddish South - Stockport - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - Nantwich - Wem - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkway - Neath - Swansea
37602 + 37606 (1) Swansea - Neath - Port Talbot Parkway - Bridgend - Barry - Cadoxton - Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Huddersfield

Notes : 
(1) 57306 on rear for E.T.H. purposes.
(2) It is reported that only 37602 was powering, due to problems with multiple working.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Huddersfield 06.30d [P1] 06.30   21.55a [P8] 22.05
Marsden 06*43 ~ 06*53 [P3] 06.41 ~ 06.55   21/47 [P1] 21/57
Diggle Jn 06/58 07/00   21/43 21/51
Stalybridge 07.06a ~ 07.10d [P1] 07.08 ~ 07.10   21.31a ~ 21.34d [P4] 21.35 ~ 21.37
Guide Bridge 07/17 [P1] 07/15   21/25 [P1] 21/28
Denton Jn 07/19 07/18   21/23 21/25
Denton 07/21 ?   21/22 21/14
Reddish South 07.27a ~ 07.32d ?   21.17a ~ 21.20d 20.56 ~ 21.00
Ash Bridge Jn 07/36 07/33   21/14 20/54
Heaton Norris Jn 07/37 07/36   21*10 ~ 21*14 20/52?
Stockport 07.40a ~ 07.45d [P1] 07.39 ~ 07.45   21.04a ~ 21.07d [P3] 20.45 ~ 20.48
Edgeley Jn No.1 07/47 07/47   21/03 20/44
Cheadle Hulme 07/51 [P2] 07/51   21/00 [P1] 20/42
Wilmslow 07.55a ~ 07.58d [P4] 07.56 ~ 07.58   20.53a ~ 20.56d [P3] 20.34 ~ 20.36
Alderley Edge 08/03 08/01   20/50 20/32
Chelford  08/06 08/04   20*15 ~ 20*45 [DPL] 20.24 ~ 20.26
Sandbach 08/14 [P1] 08/11   20/03 [P2] 20/13
Sydney Bridge Jn 08/18 08/14   19/56 20/08
Crewe [Up Manchester Loop] 08*19 ~ 08*33 ?   - -
Crewe 08.36a ~ 08.43d [P5] 08.35 ~ 08.44   19.44a ~ 19.53d [P6] 20.01 ~ 20.05
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/46 08/46   19/43 19/59
Nantwich 08/50 08/51   19/38 19/54
Wrenbury 08/54 ?   19/34 ?
Prees 09/04 ?   19/26 ?
Wem 09/08 09/10   19/23 19/31
Harlescott LC 09/15 ?   19/14 ?
Shrewsbury 09.21a ~ 09.26d [P7] 09.23 ~ 09.26   19.05a ~ 19.09d [P4] 19.13 ~ 19.16
English Bridge Jn 09/27 ?   19/04 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/29 09/30   19/03 19/10
Dorrington 09/37 09/37   18/57 19/05
Marsh Brook LC 09/46 09/52   18/48 18/55
Craven Arms 09/50 [P2] 09/56   18/38 [P1] 18/47
Bromfield 09/53 10/01   18/33 18/41
Ludlow 09/55 ?   18/32 ?
Woofferton 09/59 10/07   18/28 18/35
Leominster 10/04 10/12   18/23 18/29
Morton-on-Lugg 10/14 10/20   18/16 18/21
Shelwick Jn 10/17 10/22   18/13 18/18
Hereford 10/19 [P2] 10/24   18/10 [P3] 18/15
Tram Inn 10/27 10/36   18/01 18/07
Pontrilas 10/32 ?   17/56 ?
Abergavenny 10/46 10/56   17/45 17/50
Little Mill Jn 10/53 11/03   17/37 17/42
Pontypool & New Inn 10/55 ?   17/35 ?
Cwmbran 10/59 11/06   17/31 17/34
Maindee North Jn 11/07 11/14   17/23 17/25
Maindee West Jn 11/08 11/16   17/21 17/24
Newport 11/10 [DR] 11/17   17/19 [P4] 17/22
Gaer Jn 11/12 ?   17/17 ?
Ebbw Jn 11/14 [DR] 11/21   17/16 17/20
Marshfield 11/19 11/25   17/13 17/16
Long Dyke Jn 11/27 ?   17/06 ?
Cardiff Central 11.29a ~ 11.36d [P4] 11.35 ~ 11.40 [P4]   16.59a ~ 17.04d [P4] 17.02 ~ 17.07
Leckwith North Jn 11/39 ?   - -
Pontyclun 11/49 11/54   - -
Penarth Curve South Jn - -   16/56 ?
Cogan Jn - -   16/50 ?
Cadoxton - -   16/44 16/46
Barry - -   16.35 ~ 16.40 [P1] 16/39 [P1]
Aberthaw - -   16/28 16/31
Cowbridge Road - -   16/08 16/09
Bridgend 11/56 [P1] 12/03   16/05 [P1] 16/09
Stormy 12/00 12/08   15*52 ~ 16*01 [UGL] 15.54 ~ 15.58
Margam Moors Jn 12/03 12/11   15/45 15/45
Port Talbot Parkway 12/08 [P1] 12/14   15/41 15/40
Neath 12/13 12/20   15/32 15/32
Landore Jn 12/23 ?   15/23 ?
Swansea 12.27a [P3] 12.33   15.20d [P3] 15.19


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