23rd March 1963

The Locomotive Club of Great Britain
Birmingham & Wolverhampton Area Rail Tour

DMU Used ?????

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Birmingham Snow Hill - Bordesley South Jn
as listed Bordesley South Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Grand Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Church Road Jn - Selly Oak - Lifford West Jn - Camp Hill - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Sutton Park - Ryecroft Jn - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Darlaston Jn - Portobello JN - Heath Town Jn - Wolverhampton LL - Stafford Road Jn - Stafford Road Works
as listed Stafford Road Works - Stafford Road Jn - Wolverhampton LL - Priestfield - Dudley
as listed Dudley - Sedgeley Jn - Dudley Port HL - Soap Works Jn - Soho East Jn - Handsworth Jn - Perry Barr - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Harborne Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot No.3 - Bescot Curve Jn - Wednesbury Town - Great Bridge North - Horsley Fields Jn
as listed Horsley Fields Jn - Swan Village - Handsworth Jn - Birmingham Snow Hill

Notes:
(1) Route confirmation required - included Stafford Road Works, Wolverhampton. Although the ticket below suggests the tour may have started/finished in London, LCGB records do not make mention of this so it may be the legs between London and Birmingham were made using service trains?


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : Graham Stacey, Andrew Fairholm, John Debens & David Wignall

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Wignall)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham Snow Hill 11.30d 11.30
Stafford Road Works ??.??a ~ ??.??d 13.17 ~ 14.43
Birmingham Snow Hill 17.20a 17.00


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