4th October 1969
Wirral Railway Circle
The Cheshire Sheaf
|DMU Used||2-car hybrid Birmingham RCW/Derby set|
Route : 1L18 throughout
|as listed||Chester Northgate - Mickle Trafford East - Mouldsworth - Cuddington - Hartford CLC Jn - Northwich West Jn - Northwich South Jn - Middlewich - Sandgach - Sydney Bridge Jn - ?Salop Goods Jn? - Basford Hall - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Colwich - Rugeley|
|as listed||Rugeley - Colwich - Stoke-on-Trent Kidsgrove - Alsager - Crewe North|
|as listed||Crewe North - Gresty Lane|
|as listed||Gresty Lane - ?Salop Goods Jn? - Chester General - ???|
|as listed||??? - Chester Northgate|
(1) This was the last day of passenger services at Chester Northgate.
(2) Traction & route confirmation required (above route is extrapolated from the ticket). Chris Magner comments: When we reversed at Helsby we covered the Helsby 'Field line' to West Cheshire Jn. this was an on the day add on!
From Andrew Fairholm's Ticket Collection.
Sources : Chris Magner (tour organiser) & Andrew Fairholm
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