26th February 1967

The Locomotive Club of Great Britain
The Severn and Dee Rail Tour

Locos Used E3035, E3130, 7029 'Clun Castle', 44944 & 92026
Stock Used 9 coaches (booked for BR standard stock, formed: BSK, 2x SO, RMB, RF, 3x SO & BSK)

Route : 1Z09 throughout

Loco Route
E3035 London Euston - Watford Junction - Bletchley - Weedon - Rugby - Nuneaton TV
44944 Nuneaton TV - Abbey Jn - Water Orton West Jn - Park Lane Jn - Rycroft Jn - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton High Level Jn
7029 Wolverhampton High Level Jn - Stafford Road Jn - Wellington - Shrewsbury - Gobowen - Wrexham General - Saltney Jn - Chester General
92026 Chester General - Tattenhall Jn - Crewe Steel Works - Crewe
E3130 Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Colwich - Lichfield TV - Nuneaton TV - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes:
(1) 44944 was photographed at Sutton park carrying headcode 1Z09; it is assumed this was used throughout.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection
(originally supplied by Andrew Fairholm)

Sources : George Woods, The Bluebell Railway Museum, Richard Strange & James White

Timings (Booked Only)
(from
George Woods & Kevin Driscoll & The Bluebell Railway Museum)

M.C Location Booked (actual)
0.00 London Euston 09.30d (09.30)
5.30 Willesden Junction 09/37
17.34 Watford Junction 09.47a ~ 09.52d
31.53 Tring 10/04
46.52 Bletchley 10/17
59.71 Roade 10/28
62.66 Blisworth 10/30
69.56 Weedon 10/35
82.43 Rugby Midland 10/56
97.09 Nuneaton Trent Valley 11L08a ~ 11L17d
97.58 Abbey Jn 11/22
107.34 Whitacre 11/42
110.18 Water Orton 11/47
110.72 Water Orton West Jn 11*50 ~ 11*56
111.60 Park Lane Jn 12/00
? Sutton Park (closed station) photo-stop
120.49 Aldridge Jn 12/20
122.49 Lichfield Road Jn 12/25
123.27 Ryecroft Jn 12*29 ~ 12*36
123.75 Walsall 12*38 ~ 12*40
124.58 Pleck Jn 12/43
126.05 Darlaston Jn 12/47
128.63 Portobello Jn 12/52
130.54 Wolverhampton High Level 12L58a ~ 13L10d
131.59 Stafford Road Jn 13/20
150.05 Wellington 13/42
160.23 Abbey Foregate 13/55
160.63 Shrewsbury 13/57
178.67 Gobowen 14/26
186.21 Ruabon 14p36a ~ 14p46d
191.04 Wrexham General 15w25a ~ 15w43d
201.74 Saltney Jn 15/21
203.13 Chester General 15L25a ~ 15L43d
208.10 Tattenhall Jn 15/54
222.68 Crewe Steel Works 16/14
224.28 Crewe 16L17a ~ 16L26d (16.25a)
232.34 Madeley 16/34
243.34 Norton Bridge 16/41
248.65 Stafford 16/45
252.63 Milford and Brocton 16/48
255.17 Colwich 16/50
261.30 Armitage 16/55
266.08 Lichfield Trent Valley 16/58
272.28 Tamworth Low Level 17/02
285.20 Nuneaton 17/11
299.66 Rugby Midland 17/28
312.53 Weedon 17/42
319.43 Blisworth 17/47
322.38 Roade 17/51
335.57 Bletchley 18/06
350.56 Tring 18/18
364.75 Watford Junction 18/30
376.79 Willesden Junction 18/42
382.29 London Euston 18.50a


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