30th September 2017

Vintage Trains
The Shropshire Express

Loco Used steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
Stock Used 96100+35470+99349?+99361+99353?+17018+5198+5191+5212+9101

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


5043 at Chester (photo: Al Wallace)

Source : Al Wallace (on the the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 09.13d 09.07?
Small Heath South Jn 09/19 09/20
Bordesley Jn 09/25 09/23
St Andrews Jn 09/26 09/24
Landor Street Jn 09/28 [ML] 09/28
Washwood Heath West Jn 09/31 [UDG] 09/34
Castle Bromwich Jn 09/40 09/40
Park Lane Jn 09/42 09/42
Sutton Park 09/50 ?
Ryecroft Jn 10/06 10/01
Walsall 10/09 [UF] 10/04
Pleck Jn 10/12 10/07
Darlaston Jn 10/15 10/10
Portobello Jn 10/20 10/16
Wolverhampton 10.26a ~ 10.28d [P2] 10.24 ~ 10.30 [P2]
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/30 10/32
Bushbury Jn 10/32 10/33
Trent Valley Jn 10/45 10/44
Stafford 10.47a ~ 10.52d [P6] 10.49 ~ 10.52 [P6]
Searchlight Lane Jn 11/00 [DS] 10/59 [DS]
Madeley 11/11 [DS] 11/09
Basford Hall Jn 11/21 11/19
Crewe 11.34a ~ 11.36d [P6] 11/25 [U&DL]
Crewe Steel Works 11/40 11/29
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/52 11/45
Chester 12.06a [P3] ~ 16.40d [P3] 12.02 [P3] ~ 16.39 [P3]
Chester South Jn 16/42 [DM] ?
Saltney Jn 16/45 16/42
Wrexham General 17/02 [P1] 16/55 [P1]
Ruabon 17/08 ?
Chirk 17w14 ~ 17w32 ?
Gobowen 17/42 17/33
Shrewsbury 18.04a ~ 18.08d [P4] 18.00 ~ 18.05
Abbey Foregate Jn 18/09 ?
Wellington 18/29 [UM] 18/19
Telford Central 18/36 18/23
Madeley Jn 18/38 18/25
Cosford 18/44 18/30
Stafford Road Jn 18/56 18/38
Wolverhampton North Jn 19/00 18/45
Wolverhampton 19.02a ~ 19.05d [P2] 18.53 ~ 18.57
Portobello Jn 19/10 19/02
Darlaston Jn 19/14 19/06
Bescot Stadium 19/15 19/08
Tame Bridge Parkway 19.18a ~ 19.21d 19.10 ~ 19.12
Perry Barr North Jn 19/28 19/19
Perry Barr West Jn 19/30 19/20
Soho East Jn 19/35 19/25
Soho South Jn 19/36 19/31
Birmingham New Street 19.42a ~ 19.46d [P3] 19.40 ~ 19.46
Proof House Jn 19/49 19/49
St Andrews Jn 19/52 19/51
Bordesley Jn 19/53 19/53
Small Heath South Jn 20/00 20/01
Tyseley Warwick Road 20.06a 20.07


Associated E.C.S. Workings

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

Location Booked
Chester 12.21d [P3]
Chester East Jn 12.23 ~ 12.28
Chester Yard 12.30a ~ 16.19d
Chester East Jn 16.21 ~ 16.26
Chester 16.28a [P3]


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