26th November 1977

R.C.T.S.
Reunion Rail Tour

Loco Used steam: 8233
Stock Used 4x SVR coaches
DMU Used 50714+59287+50657

Route :

Traction Route
DMU as listed Birmingham International - Lea Hall - Stechford - Aston - Perry Bar South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn
DMU as listed Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Pleck Jn - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Sutton Park - Park Lane Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Darlaston - Aston - Erdington - Four Oaks - Lichfield City
DMU as listed Lichfield City - Norton Jn - Ryecroft Jn - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Wednesbury Town - Dudley Port LL - Kingswinford Jn - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster
8233 Bridgnorth - Highley - Bewdley
8233 Bewdley - Highley - Bridgnorth
DMU as listed Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Rolfe Street - Soho North Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr - Aston - Duddeston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
DMU as listed Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Stechford - Marston Green - Birmingham International

Notes :
(1) Passengers were taken by bus between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby, John Broderick, Alan Osborn & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham International 09.15 09.17
Marston Green ? 09/20
Lea Hall ? 09/22
Stechford 09/21 09/23
Aston 09/26 09/29
Witton ? 09/30
Perry Barr ? 09/32
Perry Barr North Jn 09/30 09/33
Hamstead ? 09/34
Bescot 09/34 09/38
Portobello Jn 09/38 09/44
Wolverhampton ??.??a ~ 09.43d 09.48 ~ 09.48
Wolverhampton North Jn ? 09/50
Bushbury Jn 09.48 ~ 09.52 09.52 ~ 09.55
Portobello Jn 09/58 10/01
Darlaston Jn 10/02 10/05
Pleck Jn 10/05 10/07
Walsall 10/07 10/08
Ryecroft Jn 10/09 10/11
Lichfield Road Jn ? 10/12
Aldridge ? 10/16
Sutton park ? 10/21
Park Lane Jn 10/27 10/27
Castle Bromwich Jn 10/28 10/28
Castle Bromwich ? 10/30
Bromford Bridge ? 10/33
Saltley ? 10/35
Landor Street Jn 10/35 10/38
St Andrews Jn 10/37 10/39
Bordesley Jn 10/38 10/40
Lifford East Jn 10/44 10/53
Bourneville ? 10/55
Selly Oak ? 10/56
Church Road Jn ? 11/00
Five Ways ? 11/01
Birmingham New Street 10c56 ~ 10c58 11.04 ~ 11.05
Proof House Jn 11/00 11/08
Duddeston ? 11/09
Aston 11/05 11/11
Gravelly Hill ? 11/14
Erdington ? 11/17
Chester Road ? 11/17
Wylde Green ? 11/18
Sutton Coldfield ? 11/20
Four Oaks 11/15 11/23
Butlers Lane ? 11/25
Shenstone ? 11/28
Lichfield City 11.24a ~ 11.30d 11.32 ~ 11.38
Norton Jn 11/41 11/48
Ryecroft Jn 11/45 11/52
Walsall 11/47 11/54
Pleck Jn 11/49 11/55
Wednesbury Town ? 11/59
Dudley Port LL ? 12/03
Dudley 12/02 12/06
Kingswinford Jn 12/09 12/11
Stourbridge Junction 12/13 12.14 ~ 12.16
Hagley ? 12/19
Blakedown ? 12/20
Kidderminster 12.20a 12.24
Bridgnorth 13.00d 13.17
Hampton Loade ? 13/32
Highley ? 13.37 ~ 13.42
Arley ? 13p48 ~ 14p06
Northwood Halt ? 14/12
Bewdley ? 14.16 ~ 14.34
Northwood Halt ? 14/38
Arley ? 14.44 ~ 14.45
Highley ? 14.51 ~ 14.54
Hampton Loade ? 15/01
Bridgnorth ? 15.14a
Kidderminster 16.25d 16.24
Blakedown ? 16/31
Hagley ? 16/33
Stourbridge Junction 16/35 16/36
Lye ? 16/38
Cradley ? 16/40
Old Hill ? 16/43
Rowley Regis ? 16/47
Langley Green ? 16/49
Smethwick West 16/56 16/51
Smethwick Rolfe Street ? 16/52
Soho North Jn 17/01 16/55
Soho East Jn 17/02 16/55
Perry Barr West Jn 17/06 16/59
Perry Barr 17/08 17/01
Witton ? 17/02
Aston 17/11 17/03
Duddeston ? 17/04
Birmingham New Street 17.17a ~ ??.??d 17.08 ~ 17.21
Adderley Park ? 17/25
Stechford ? 17/27
Lea Hall ? 17/28
Marston Green ? 17/29
Birmingham International 17.43a 17.32


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