1st June 1954

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Birmingham New Street Centenary Tour

Loco Used 58903
Stock Used 3 coaches

Route : W710 throughout

Loco Route
58903 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr - Handsworth Wood - Smethwick - Galton Jn - Oldbury - Old Hill - Hunnington - Longbridge - Kings Norton - Kings Heath - Camp Hill - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Saltley
58903 Saltley - Landor Street Jn - Bordesley Jn - Camp Hill - Kings Heath - Lifford - Stirchley - Selly Oak - Five Ways - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) The Birmingham Branch of the S.L.S. ran this evening tour to commemorate the centenary of New Street station. Bookings were so heavy that the tour was repeated on the following evening.

Sources : Brian Basterfield & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


58903 waiting to leave New Street (photo: The John Debens Collection)


58903 at an unknown single-track location - can you identify where it is?
(photo: W.A. Camwell / Stephenson Locomotive Society)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Birmingham New Street 18.55d 18.55
0.55 Proof House Jn 18/57 18/58
1.35 Vauxhall 18/58 19/00
2.50 Aston 19/03 19/02
3.15 Witton 19/06 19/04
4.15 Perr Barr 19/09 19/06
5.90 Handsworth Road 19/11 19/09
6.70 Soho Soap Works Jn 19/13 19/13
7.60 Smethwick 19/15 19/15
8.12 Galton Jn 19.17a ~ 19.21d 19.17 ~ 19.20
8.37 Smethwick Jn 19/23 19/22
9.53 Oldbury 19/26 19/26
11.18 Rowley Regis 19/29 19/30
12.34 Old Hill 19/31 19/32
13.68 Halesowen 19/36 19.36a ~ 19.43d
15.58 Hunnington 19/39 19/50
18.15 Rubery 19/44 19/58
19.29 Longbridge 19/46 20.03a ~ 20.07d
19.62 Halesowen Jn 19/51 20/10
20.73 Northfield 19/54 20/13
22.35 Kings Norton 19/58 20/16
23.30 Lifford 20/05 20/18
25.30 Kings Heath 20/16 20/21
26.51 Camp Hill 20.20a ~ 20.25d 20.24 ~ 20.30
27.45 Bordesley Jn 20/28 20/33
28.00 Landor Street Jn 20/30 20/38
29.00 Saltley 20.33a ~ 20.43d 20.40 ~ 20.55
30.00 Landor Street Jn 20/46 20/59
30.35 Bordesley Jn 20/47 21/00
31.29 Camp Hill 20/50 21/03
32.70 Kings Heath 20/53 21/06
34.70 Lifford 20/57 21/10
35.15 Lifford Curve 21/00 21/12
35.58 Stirchley 21/03 21/14
36.65 Selly Oak 21/06 21/16
38.07 Somerset Road 21/09 21/19
38.62 Church Road 21/11 21/21
39.16 Five Ways 21/13 21/23
40.11 Birmingham New Street 21.15a 21.25


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