4th November 1958

British Rail
(Conducted Tour of Derby Locomotive Works)

Did this train run? Details taken from an unmarked supplementary ticket for the works tour & advertising.

Traction Used ?????

Route :

Traction Route
????? Cardiff General - Newport
????? Newport - Cwmbran - Pontypool Road - Abergavenny (Monmouth Road) - Hereford - ??? - Derby Midland
????? Derby Midland - (?reverse of outward route?) - Cardiff General

Notes :
(1) Route & traction confirmation required. Above is from pre-tour advertising. Also described as 'Limited Cafeteria Car Excursion (Train No. 01)'. Cardiff passengers were required to change at Newport on the outward leg only (suggesting use of service train for the Cardiff to Newport leg?).

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : John Debens

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Cardiff General 08.00d 22.01a
Newport ??.??a ~ 08.45d 21.40a ~ ??.??d
Cwmbran ??.??a ~ 09.00d 21.23a ~ ??.??d
Upper Pontnewydd ??.??a ~ 09.03d 21.18a ~ ??.??d
Sebastopol ??.??a ~ 09.07d 21.12a ~ ??.??d
Panteg & Griffithstown ??.??a ~ 09.10d 21.05a ~ ??.??d
Pontypool Road ??.??a ~ 09.20d 21.00a ~ ??.??d
Abergavenny (Monmouth Road) ??.??a ~ 09.35d 20.45a ~ ??.??d
Hereford ??.??a ~ 10.15d 20.00a ~ ??.??d
Derby Midland 13.25a 16.45d
Derby Works Tour 13.45 start 16.15 finish

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