18th April 1959

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Wrexham & District Rail Tour

Locos Used at least 1635 & 1660

Route :

Loco(s) Route
???? Wrexham General - Cross Newydd (South Fork) - Rhos Jn - Legacy - Rhos - Pant
???? (1) Pant - Rhos
???? Rhos - Rhos Jn - Cross Newydd (South Fork) - Cross Newydd (East Fork) - Moss Valley Jn - Plas Power - Brymbo East - Bwlchgwyn Siding
???? (1) Bwlchgwyn Siding - Brymbo East
???? Brymbo East - Brymbo West - Minera Lime Works
???? Minera Lime Works - Brymbo West - Brymbo East - Plas Power - Moss Valley Jn - Cross Newydd (North Fork) - Wrexham General - Wrexham Exchange - Brymbo North Jn
???? (1) Brymbo North Jn - Gatewen Colliery
???? Gatewen Colliery - Brymbo North Jn
???? (1) Brymbo North Jn - Wrexham Exchange - Wrexham General

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. 1660+1635 seen at Minera, Brymbo and Wrexham General.

Sources : Andrew Fairholm, Chris Parker & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


1660+1635 at the disused Rhos station (photo: The John Debens Collection)
(location originally suggested as Minera Lime Works)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from
Ian Clark (SLS)/Manchester Locomotive Society Library Collection)

Location Booked
Wrexham General 14.20d
Cross Newydd (South Fork) 14.23 ~ 14.28
Rhos Jn 14.31 ~ 14.33
Rhos 14.47a ~ 14.51d
Pant 14.55a ~ 15.05d [Ground Frame]
Rhos 15w11a ~ 15w24d
Rhos Jn 15.39 ~ 15.43
Cross Newydd (South Fork) 15.46 ~ 15.47
Cross Newydd (East Fork) 15/50
Brymbo East 15.59a ~ 16.09d
Bwlchgwyn Siding 16.18a ~ 16.28d [Stop Board]
Brymbo East 16.38 ~ 16.40
Brymbo Middle 16w43 ~ 16w48
Minera 17.04a ~ 17.14d [Lime Works]
Brymbo 17/30
Cross Newydd (North Fork) 17/38
Wrexham General 17w40 ~ 17w45
Wrexham Exchange 17/49
Brymbo North Jn 17.53 ~ 17.57
Gatewen Colliery 18.03a ~ 18.13d [open cast site)
Brymbo North Jn 18.18 ~ 18.22
Wrexham General 18.32a


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