24th September 1966

L.C.G.B.
Conway Valley Railtour

Locos Used 42574, 42644, 42942, 70004, E3026 & E3110
Stock Used 7 coaches

Route : at least 1Z36

Loco(s) Route
E3110 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon & Trent Valley) - Crewe
70004 Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction
42574 + 42644 Llandudno Junction - Blaneau Festiniog
42574 + 42644 Blaneau Festiniog - Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
70004 Llandudno - Llandudno Junction - Rhyl
42942 Rhyl - Denbigh
42942 Denbigh - Rhyl
70004 Rhyl - Chester - Crewe
E3026 Crewe - Stafford - Tamworth - Rugby - (?reverse of outward route?) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 42942
was photographed at Rhuddlan carrying headcode 1Z36 - was this headcode used throughout?

Sources : Terry Jackson, George Woods & Steve Armitage

Photo Review


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from George Woods)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Euston 08.25d 21.30a
Willesden Junction 08/32 ?
Watford Junction 08/41 21/13
Tring 08/52 ?
Bletchley 09/03 20/52
Roade 09/12 ?
Weedon 09/19 ?
Rugby 09/30 20/26
Nuneaton TV 09/41 20/14
Tamworth 09/50 20/04
Lichfield TV 09/54 20/00
Colwich 10/02 ?
Stafford 10/09 19/47
Crewe 10L28a ~ 10L38d 19L18a ~ 19L28d
Chester General 11.05a ~ 11.07d 18.39a ~ 18.44d
Mold Jn 11/12 18/33
Prestatyn 11.46a ~ 11.56d 18/05
Rhyl 12/02 17L48a ~ 17L58d

 

Location Booked
Abergele 12/10
Colwyn Bay 12/17
Llandudno Junction 12L26a ~ 12L41d
Tal-y-Cafn & Eglwysbach 12/50
Llanwrst & Trefriw 13/00
Betws-y-Coed 13.08a ~ 13.18d
Dolwyddelen 14/26
Blaenau Ffestiniog 13.50a ~ 14.10d
Dolwyddelen 13/34
Betws-y-Coed 14/41
Llanwrst & Trefriw 14/47
Tal-y-Cafn & Eglwysbach 14/57
Llandudno Junction 15/07
Llandudno 15L17a ~ 15L32d
Llandudno Junction 15/42
Colwyn Bay 15/50
Abergele 15/58
Rhyl 16L05a ~ 16L15d
Foryd Jn 16/17
Rhuddlan Jn 16.28a ~ 16.38d
Denbigh 17.01a ~ 17.16d
Foryd Jn 17/45

Timings continue in first table.

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