13th August 1972

British Rail
(Day Excursion)

DMU Used as listed

Route : 1L00 throughout (1)

DMU Route
6-car set Coventry - Rhyl
???? ?Rhyl - Coventry?

Route : (2)

DMU Route
3x 2-car sets;
failed, replaced by 2x 2-car sets
Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Wolverhampton - Cosford - Wellington - Shrewsbury - Ruabon Wrexham - Chester
2x 2-car sets & 1x 3-car set Chester - ??? - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) Details of 1L00 as provided by Steve Haynes
(2) Details of excursion as provided by Jeremy Hartill - are these one in the same train or two different ones?

Sources : Steve Haynes & Jeremy Hartill

Timings (?Booked or Actual?)
(from Jeremy Hartill)

Location ??? (out) ??? (rtn)
Birmingham New Street 15.35 ~ 50min late ?
Wolverhampton ??.??a ~ 16.03d ?
Cosford 16/12 ?
Wellington 16/23 21.21a
Shrewsbury 16.34 ~ 16.34 ??.?? ~ ??.??
Gobowen 16/53 ?
Ruabon 17/06 ?
Wrexham 17/11 ?
Chester 17.26a put back to 20.02


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