1st July 1961

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Tenth South Wales Rail Tour

Loco(s) Used ????
Stock Used included DMU car 50649

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????

Port Talbot General - Aberavon Town - Cwmayon (Glam) - Oakwood GF - Bleanavon Jn - Tonmawr GF

???? Tonmawr GF - Bleanavon Jn - Oakwood GF - Cwmayon (Glam) - Aberavon Town - Port Talbot General - Port Talbot East - Copper Works Jn
???? Copper Works Jn - Duffryn Jn - Tynyffram - Bryn - Maesteg Neath Road - Cwmdu
???? Cwmdu - Maesteg Neath Road - Bryn - Tynyffram - Duffryn Jn - Copper Works Jn
???? Copper Works Jn - Margam Jn - Margam Abbey Works West - Margam Abbey Works West - Newlands Loop Jn - Waterhall Sidings - Cefn Jn
???? Cefn Jn - Pyle East - Heol-y-Sheet Crossing Jn - Cornelly - Porthcawl
???? Porthcawl - Cornelly - Heol-y-Sheet Crossing Jn - Pyle West Jn - Margam Jn - Port Talbot General

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : John Debens & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


This photo shows the train (a Pannier sandwiched by ex-GWR auto-coaches
with the additional DMU coach at one end) prior to leaving Porthcawl.
(photo: J.J.Davis/The John Debens Collection)


DMU car 50649 at the end of the train, at Garth Tonmawr Colliery.
(photo: J.J.Davis/The John Debens Collection)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


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

Location Booked
Port Talbot General 12.37d
Aberavon Exchange Sidings ?
Aberavon Town 12/42
Cwmayon (Glam) 12/47
Oakwood GF ??.?? ~ 12.51
Tonmawr GF 13.06 ~ 13.13
Oakwood GF 13.28 ~ 13.29
Cwmayon (Glam) ?
Aberavon Town 13.39 ~ 13.41
Port talbot General 13.46 ~ 13.47
Port Talbot East 13/49
Copper Works Jn 13.53 ~ 13.58
Duffryn No.3 14.03 ~ 14.04
Duffryn No.1 14.06 ~ 14.07
Duffryn No.2 14.09 ~ 14.10
Tynffram 14.22 ~ 14.23
Bryn 14.33 ~ 14.34
Maesteg Neath Road 14.52 ~ 14.53
North's 14.56 ~ 14.57
Cwmdu 15.05 ~ 15.10
North's 15.18 ~ 15.19
Maesteg Neath Road 15.22 ~ 15.23
Bryn 15.42 ~ 15.43
Tynffram 15.53 ~ 15.54
Duffryn No.2 16.06 ~ 16.07
Duffryn No.1 16.09 ~ 16.10
Duffryn No.3 16.13 ~ 16.14
Copper Works Jn 16.20 ~ 16.21
Margam East 16/29
Margam Abbey Works East 16/34
Margam Abbey Works West 16/37
Newlands 16.44 ~ 16.45
Waterhall Sidings 16.58 ~ 16.59
Cefn Jn 17.05 ~ 17.10
Pyle East 17.17 ~ 17.18
Cornelly 17.22 ~ 17.23
Porthcawl 17.30 ~ 17.51
Cornelly 17/59
Heol-y-Sheet Crossing Jn 18/00
Pyle West Jn 18/03
Port Talbot General 18.10a


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