9th September 1978

Merchant Navy Locomotive Preservation Society
The White Rose

Locos Used Diesel(s), AC Electric ? & Steam: 35028 'Clan Line'

Route :

Loco(s) Route
AC Electric? London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
Diesel Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Foregate Street - Ledbury - Hereford
35028 Hereford - Leominster - Church Stretton - Sutton Bridge Jn - Shrewsbury - Wrexham General - Chester
Diesel Chester - Mickle Trafford Jn - Delamere - Northwich - Altrincham - Deansgate Jn - Skelton Jn - Northenden Jn - Stockport - Denton Jn - Guide Bridge
35028 Guide Bridge - Hyde Jn - Romiley - New Mills South Jn - Chinley - Grindleford - Dore - Sheffield
Diesel Sheffield - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Stenson Jn - Burton on Trent - Tamworth HL - Kingsbury Jn - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
AC Electric? Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Rod Miebs comments: The tour was used to move 35028 to York for the Autumn. The loco ran light between Chester and Guide Bridge, then on to York from Sheffield after coming off of the tour.

Source : Rod Miebs (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from
Rod Miebs)

Location
Booked (out)
Booked (rtn)
London Euston
07.30d
23.41a
Willesden
07/37
23/34
Watford Junction
07/48
23.16a ~ 23.17d
Tring
08/01
23/04
Bletchley
08/14
22.48a ~ 22.49d
Hanslope
08/25
22/39
Northampton
08/34
22.28a ~ 22.30d
Long Buckby
08/43
22/19
Coventry
09/03
21/59
Proof House Jn
09/23
?
Birmingham New Street
09L25a ~ 09L35d
21L20a ~ 21L32d
Proof House Jn
09/38
21/18

 

Location
Booked
St Andrews Jn
09/41
Bordesley Jn
09/43
Camp Hill
09/44
Kings Norton
09/54
Barnt Green
10/01
Blackwell
10/02
Bromsgrove
10/06
Stoke Works Jn
10/06
Droitwich
10/12
Tunnel Jn
10c20 ~ 10c22
Henwick
10/25
Ledbury
10/43
Shelwick Jn
10/57
Hereford
11L00a ~ 11L20d
Shelwick Jn
11/25
Leominster
11/39
Woofferton
11/48
Craven Arms
12/10
Church Stretton
12p20a ~ 12p35d
Sutton Bridge Jn
12c55 ~ 12c57
Shrewsbury
13/02
Gobowen
13/27
Ruabon
13/37
Wrexham General
13/42
Rossett
13/47
Chester
14L14a ~ 16L06d
Mickle Trafford
16/13
Mouldsworth
16/20
Northwich
16/36
Knutsford
16/45
Altrincham
16/57
Deansgate Jn
16/59
Skelton Jn
17/01
Northenden Jn
17/06
Edgeley Jn
17/16
Stockport
17p18a ~ 17p40d
Heaton Norris Jn
17/42
Denton Jn
17/48
Guide Bridge
17L50a ~ 18L03d
Hyde Jn
18/06
Woodley
18/11
Romiley
18/14
New Mills South Jn
18/25
Chinley
18p32a ~ 18p52d
Chinley North Jn
18/54
Edale
19/04
Grindleford
19/17
Totley Tunnel East
19/22
Dore West
19/23
Dore
19/24
Sheffield
19L32a ~ 19L50d
Dore
19/56
Dronfield
19/59
Chesterfield
20/06
Clay Cross South Jn
20/09
Ambergate Jn
20/18
Derby
20/33
Stenson Jn
20/40
Burton-on-Trent
20/46
Wichnor Jn
20/52
Tamworth High Level
20/58
Kingsbury Jn
21/03
Water Orton
21/06
Landor Street Jn
21/16

Timings continue in first table.

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