15th April 1978

B.R.
The Welsh Highlander

Pleasure Seeker series

Locos Used 24082, 25043, 33048, 33064, 47436, 83013 & 86256

Route : 1Z82 throughout

Loco(s) Route
33064 Brighton - (via Quarry Line) - East Croydon - Clapham Junction - Kensington Olympia - Willesden West London Jn
83013 Willesden West London Jn - (via WCML) - Crewe
47436 Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction
25043+24082 Llandudno Junction - Llanrwst - Blaenau Ffestiniog
24082+25043 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llanrwst - Llandudno Junction
47436 Llandudno Junction - Chester - Crewe
86256 Crewe - (via WCML) - Mitre Bridge Jn
33048 Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - East Croydon - (via Quarry Line) - Brighton

Sources : Andy Pullar (on the train from Brighton to East Croydon on the return)
Alan Osborn (joined/left the train at Three Bridges) & Kevin Driscoll


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Osborn)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Brighton 07.08d ?   ? ?
Three Bridges ??.??a ~ 07.37d ??.?? ~ 07.46   00.16a ~ ??.??d 01.01 ~ ??.??
Earlswood 07/47 07/54   00/07 00/49
Redhill ? ?   00.04a ~ 00.05d 00.44 ~ 00.47
Coulsdon North 07/54 08/02   23/56 00/36
East Croydon 08.01 a/d 08.07 ~ 08.08   23.49a ~ 23.50d 00.25 ~ 00.29
Windmill Bridge Jn 08/03 08/10   23/47 00/23
Selhurst 08/05 08/11   ? ?
Streatham Common 08/08 08/13   23/43 00/16
Balham 08/11 08/16   23/41 00/14
Clapham Junction 08/16 08/21   23/36 00/10
Latchmere Jn 08/21 08/23   23/33 00/07
Kensington Olympia 08/27 08.30 ~ 08.32   ? ?
North Pole Jn 08/32 08/35   ? ?
Mitre Bridge Jn ? ?   23L08 ~ 23L20 23.21 ~ 23.41
Willesden WL Jn 08L36 ~ 08L48 08.38 ~ 08.52   ? ?
Crewe ??L?? ~ ??L?? 10.50 ~ 11.02   ??L?? ~ ??L?? 10.50 ~ 11.02
Llandudno Junction ??L?? ~ ??L?? 12.10 ~ 12.26   ??L?? ~ ??L?? 18.53 ~ 19.26
Blaenau Ffestiniog 13.38a 13.38   17.55d 17.57


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