2nd July 1960

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
South Wales Tour

Locos Used 6416 & 9634
Stock Used [1] : formed: W192+6416+W245+W175
[2] : formed: 9634+W3755+W3910+W3756

Route : 2Z37 (throughout?)

Loco Stock Route
6416 [1] Bridgend - Cowbridge Road Jn
6416 [1] Cowbridge Road Jn - Coity Jn - Tondu - Ogmore Jn - Pencoed Jn - Brynmenyn - Pontyrhyll - Blaengarw
6416 [1] Blaengarw - Pontyrhyll - Brynmenyn
6416 [1] Brynmenyn - Blackmill - Cardiff & Ogmore Jn - Nantymoel
6416 [1] Nantymoel - Cardiff & Ogmore Jn - Blackmill - Brynmenyn - Pencoed Jn - Ogmore Jn - Tondu
6416 [1] Tondu - Tondu North Jn - Llangynwyd - Maesteg Castle Street - Caerau
9634 (1) [2] Caerau - Cymmer Corrwg - Glyncorrwg (2) - North Rhondda (Halt)
9634 [2] North Rhondda (Halt) - (2) Glyncorrwg - Cymmer Corrwg - Caerau
6416 [1] Caerau - Afan - Abergwynfi
6416 [1] Abergwynfi - Afan - Caerau - Maesteg Castle Street - Llangynwyd - Tondu North Jn - Ogmore Jn - Tynycoed Jn - Bryncethin Jn - Llanharan - Llantrisant
6416 [1] Llantrisant - Mwyndy Jn - Llantrisant Common Jn - Gellyrhaidd Jn - Penygraig
6416 [1] Penycraig - Gellyrhaidd Jn - Llantrisant Common Jn - Mwyndy Jn - Llantrisant - Cardiff General

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) Reversal point was given as Glyncorrwg by Alan Sainty but further up the branch at North Rhonnda Halt by the ticket and Stuart Davies (who confirms that the train definitely carried on and reversed at North Rhonnda Halt).


9634 at Glyncorrwg station where the train reversed (photo: Alan Sainty Collection)


From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.

Sources : Andrew Fairholm, Alan Sainty, Peter Darke & Stuart Davies

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))

Location Booked
Bridgend 13.00d
Cowbridge Road Jn 13.03 ~ 13.09
Coity Jn 13/14
Tondu 13/20
Brynmenyn Jn 13/23
Blaengarw 13.38 ~ 13.44
Brynmenyn Jn 13.59 ~ 14.05
Nantymoel 14.25 ~ 14.31
Brynmenyn Jn 14/51
Tondu 15.54 ~ 15.06
Maesteg 15/20
Caerau 15.30a ~ 15.42d
Cymmer Tunnel (GF) 15.45 ~ 15.50
Cymmer Corrwg 15*55 ~ 16*05
Glyncorrwg 16.11 ~ 16.20
North Rhondda Halt 16.25 ~ 16.40
Glyncorrwg 16/45
Cymmer Corrwg 16/51
Cymmer Tunnel (GF) 16.56 ~ 17.00
Caerau 17.04a ~ 17.20d
Cwmmer Afan 17/23
Abergwynfi 17.31 ~ 17.36
Cwmmer Afan 17/41
Caerau 17/45
Maesteg 17/52
Tondu 18.04 ~ 18.09
Llanharan West 18/34
Llantrisant 18.42 ~ 18.50
Penygraig 19.15 ~ 19.20
Llantrisant 19/40
Cardiff General 19.56a


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