10th September 1978

M. & G.N. Joint Railway Society
Conway Bay Express

Loco(s) Used ?????
Stock Used Booked for load 11 (Mark 2 e/f air-conditioned set)
DMU Used Booked for 4-car set

Route : 1L04 throughout

Loco(s) Route
electric? London Euston - (WCML, via Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Crewe
diesel? Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
diesel? Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
electric? Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required (above routing is taken from booked timings). A special 4-car DMU special connected with this train at Llandudno Junction giving the passengers a chance to travel to Blaenau Festiniog.

DMU Special :

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Festiniog
as listed Blaenau Festiniog - Llandudno Junction


Steve Allen's ticket.

Sources : Steve Allen & Chris Heaven

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Chris Heaven)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Euston 08.15d 22.25a
Willesden 08/21 22/18
Harrow & Wealdstone 08.27a ~ 08.28d 22.10a ~ 22.12d
Watford Junction 08.33a ~ 08.34d 22.03a ~ 22.05d
Tring 08/52 21/53
Bletchley 09.03a ~ 09.05d 21.40a ~ 12.41d
Hanslope Jn 09/20 21/33 [SL]
Northampton 09.28a ~ 09.30d 21.23a ~ 21.25d
Long Buckby 09/39 21/14
Rugby 09.48a ~ 09.50d 21.02a ~ 21.04d
Nuneaton - 20/48
Lichfield - 20/37
Milford - 20/29
Coventry 10/10 -
Stechford 10/13 -
Aston 10/20 -
Perry Barr North Jn 10/23 -
Bescot 10/27 -
Bushbury Jn 10/34 -
Stafford 10/54 20/26
Norton Bridge 10/58 20/22
Madeley 11/06 20/16
Crewe 11L16 ~ 11L26 19L58 ~ 20L08
Steel Works Jn 11/36 19/49
Chester 12/06 19/29
Mold ? 19/23
Prestatyn 12/35 18/54
Rhyl 12/38 18/51
Abergele ? 18/48
Llandudno Junction 13.03a ~ 13.03d 18.35a ~ 18.37d
Bangor 13.31a ~ 13.33d 18.11a ~ 18.13d
Gaerwen 13/43 18/03
Holyhead 14.00a 17.45d

DMU Special

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Llandudno Junction 13.10d 18.29a
Blaenau Festiniog 14.01a 17.35d


Associated E.C.S. Movement

Location Booked
???? ??.??d
Euston 07.40a


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