19th February 1983

S.L.O.A.
The Welsh Marches Pullman

Locos Used at least 40012 & steam: 4930, 43106 & 80079
Stock Used ???

Route : 1Z21 throughout

Loco(s) Route
????? Carlisle - (via WCML) - Crewe
40012 Crewe - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury
80079 + 43106 Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford
4930 Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport
4930 Newport - (reverse of outward route) - Hereford
40012 Hereford - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
????? Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle

Sources : Dick Franklin (joined/left the train at Crewe) & Harry Harper

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Carlisle 07.55d ?   21.30a ?
Tebay 08/26 ?   20/52 ?
Carnforth 08/45 ?   20/37 ?
Lancaster 08.50a ~ 08.52d ?   20.30a ~ 20.31d ?
Preston 09.16a ~ 09.20d ?   20.10a ~ 20.12d ?
Euxton Jn 09/25 ?   20/02 ?
Wigan North Western 09.33a ~ 09.35d ?   19.47a ~ 19.52d ?
Winwick Jn 09/42 ?   19/40 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 09.45a ~ 09.47d ?   19.34a ~ 19.36d ?
Weaver Jn 09/54 ?   19/27 ?
Crewe 10L10a ~ 10L25d ??.?? ~ 10.25   19L00a ~ 19L14d 19.15 ~ ??.??
Whitchurch 10/41 10/42   18/41 18/57
Harlescott Crossing 10/56 ?   18/26 ?
Shrewsbury 11L00a ~ 11L15d 11.04 ~ 11.18   18.20a ~ 18.22d 18.31 ~ 18.33
Sutton Bridge Jn 11/17 11/33   18/17 18/28
Church Stretton 11/35 11/51   18/06 18/13
Craven Arms 11p55a ~ 12p14d 12.01 ~ 12.21   17/59 18/05
Woofferton 12/34 12/37   17/47 17/48
Leominster 12/45 12/44   17/43 17/43
Shelwick Jn 13/04 12/55   17/33 17/33
Hereford 13L10a ~ 13L25d 12.58 ~ 13.25   17L16a ~ 17L30d 17.14 ~ 17.29
Pontrilas 13/50 13/46   16/49 19/56
Abergavenny 14/05 14/03   16p12a ~ 16p32d 16.09 ~ 16.31
Little Mill Jn 14/20 14/13   ? ?
Pontypool ? ?   15/51 15/57
Llantarnam Jn 14/32 14/21   15/42 15/43
Maindee North Jn 14/41 14/27   15/33 15/33
Newport 14.45a 14.30   15.30d 15.30


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