19th September 1971

British Rail (Eastern Region)
(Day Excursion)

Locos Used 167 & 307
Stock Used 11 coaches

Route : 1Z43 throughout

Loco Route
167 Leeds - Morley - Thornhill LNW Jn - Spen Valley Jn - Huddersfield - Marsden - Diggle - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport
307 Stockport - Wilmslow - Crewe - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - Welshpool - Machynlleth - Aberystwyth
307 Aberystwyth - (reverse of outward route) - Stockport
167 Stockport - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds

Notes :
(1) A special ran on the VoR to Devils Bridge hauled by steam loco no.7

Sources : Steve Haynes, David Bailey & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Leeds 08.00d 08.09   22.43a 22.49
0.48 Whitehall Jn ? 08/12   ? 22/45
4.52 Morley 08/10 08/19   22/34 22/40
9.16 Dewsbury 08.17a ~ 08.18d 08.25 ~ 08.26   22.23a ~ 22.24d 22.30 ~ 22.33
10.56 Thornhill LNW Jn 08/22 08/29   22/19 22/27
14.04 Spen Valley Jn ? 08/34   ? 22/22
17.20 Huddersfield 08.34a ~ 08.38d 08.41 ~ 08.43   22.04a ~ 22.07d 22.15 ~ 22.17
24.28 Marsden 08/51 08/56   21/54 22/05
27.76 Diggle ? 09/01   ? 21/01
30.20 Greenfield 09/00 09/04   21/45 21/58
34.76 Stalybridge 09/09 09/10   21/36 21/51
37.32 Guide Bridge 09/15 09/16   21/29 21/43
42.36 Heaton Norris Jn ? 09/24   ? 21/24
43.04 Stockport 09L26a ~ 09L35d 09.27 ~ 09.35   21L17a ~ 21L19d 21.18 ~ 21.31
45.32 Cheadle Hulme ? 09/42   ? 21/13
47.56 Wilmslow 09/44 09/47   21/08 21/10
63.36 Sandbach ? 09/59   ? 20/56
68.00 Crewe 10c07 ~ 10c09 10.13 ~ 10.19   20/33 20/48
72.36 Nantwich ? 10/30   ? 20/39
81.64 Whitchurch ? 10/42   ? 20/21
100.56 Shrewsbury 10c49 ~ 10c51 11.00 ~ 11.02   19c50 ~ 19c52 19.53 ~ 20.00
101.48 Sutton Bridge Jn ? 11/05   ? 19/51
111.68 Westbury ? 11/24   ? 19/38
120.40 Welshpool 11/21 11*35 ~ 11*35   19/20 19/23
134.16 Newtown ? 11/55   ? 19/08
139.64 Caersws ? 12/03   ? 19/00
147.52 Talerddig 11/59 12/16   18/45 18/50
161.28 Machynlleth 12/19 12/34   18/18 18/21
165.16 Dovey Junction ? 12/40   ? 18/15
173.32 Borth ? 12/52   ? 18/04
181.56 Aberystwyth 12.52a 13.07   17.45d 17.47


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