20th March 1960

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Train on the Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Railway

Loco(s) Used at least WD 0-6-0ST no. 193
Stock Used Goods Brake Van + 2 Bogie Coaches + Goods Brake Van

Route :

Traction Route
buses Shrewsbury Abbey - Shrewsbury Hookagate
??? Shrewsbury Hookagate (bridge 15) - Kinnerley
??? Kinnerley - Llanymynech
??? Llanymynech - Kinnerley
buses Kinnerley - Shrewsbury Abbey

Notes :
(1) Last day special on the Shropshire and Montgomeryshire Light Railway. Originally booked to start at Shrewsbury Abbey (at 11.45am) but due to the line being cut the tour started at Shrewsbury Hookagate and termined at Kinnerley with road transport being used from/to Shrewsbury Abbey. Birmingham members with half-day excursion tickets were able to use the 6.30pm service train from Shrewsbury to return to Birmingham.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked times. Rail journey route was originally uploaded as: Kinnerley - Shrewsbury Hookagate - Llanymynech - Kinnerley but revised following receipt of timing sheet - did actual events on the day differ from that as booked? Tour seen on the Severn Bridge at Shrawardine during a photo stop, hauled by 193, was it used throughout?

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : Bob Taylor & Ian Clark (SLS)

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

Traction Location Booked
bus Shrewsbury Abbey 12.15d
train Shrewsbury Hookagate 13.00d
train Kinnerley 14.30a ~ 15.30d
train Llanymynech ??.??a ~ 16.15d
train Kinnerley ??.??a
bus Kinnerley 17.15d or 17.30d

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