11th November 1983

Staffordshire Railtours
The Cannock Chaser

DMU's Used 53330+59130+53313 and 53325+59528+53306

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Wolverhampton - Stafford Road Jn
as listed Stafford Road Jn - Oxley Chord - Bushbury Jn - Stafford
as listed Stafford - Rugeley North Jn - Cannock - Bescot - Soho Jns - Birmingham New Street - Lifford West Jn - Lifford East Jn - Camp Hill - Landor Street Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Park Lane Jn - Sutton Park - Walsall - Pleck Jn - Dudley - Stourbridge Jn
as listed Stourbridge Jn - Dudley - Bescot Curve Jn - Bescot Up and Down Goods
as listed Bescot Up and Down Goods - Walsall - Lichfield City - Branston Jn - Coalville - Knighton South Jn - Wigston South Jn
as listed Wigston South Jn - Glen Parva Jn - Nuneaton - Lichfield Trent Valley
as listed Lichfield Trent Valley - Lichfield Trent Valley Jn - Wichnor Jn - Burton on Trent Goods Lines
as listed Burton on Trent Goods Lines - Kingsbury Jn - Whitacre Jn - Water Orton  - Birmingham New Street


The tour at Stourbridge Junction (photo: Martin Barnsdall)

Sources : Paul Griffin & Jeremy Sleightholm (both on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Jeremy Sleightholm, Paul Griffin & Ian Umpleby)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 07.50d 07.53
Soho East Jn 07/57 07/58
Perry Barr North Jn 08/01 08/03
Portobello Jn 08/14 08/15
Wolverhampton 08.19a ~ 08.21d 08.24 ~ 08.26
Oxley 08.26 ~ 08.31 08.30 ~ 08.32
Stafford Road Jn 08/33 ?
Bushbury Jn 08/38 08/50
Stafford 08.54a ~ 09.04d 09.04 ~ 09.09
Colwich 09/12 09/17
Rugeley 09/16 09/21
Hednesford 09/32 09/34
Ryecroft Jn 09/55 ?
Walsall 09/57 09/55
Bescot 10/01 09/59
Perry Bar West Jn 10/07 ?
Soho South Jn 10/13 10/14
Birmingham New Street 10.18a ~ 10.22d 10.20 ~ 10.24
Lifford East Jn 10/33 ?
Bordesley Jn 10/42 10/45
St Andrews Jn 10/43 ?
Landor Street Jn 10/47 10/50
Bromford Bridge 10/53 10/54
Castle Bromwich Jn 11/00 10/59
Park Lane Jn 11/02 11/01
Ryecroft Jn 11/19 11/18
Walsall 11c21 ~ 11c23 11/21
Bescot Curve Jn 11/27 11/24
Dudley 11/36 11/33
Kingswinford Jn 11/43 11/40
Stourbridge Junction 11.57a ~ 12.03d 11.58 ~ 12.05
Kingswinford Jn 12/08 12/09
Dudley 12/15 12/17
Bescot Curve Jn 12/24 12/28
Bescot Up & Down Goods 12.28 ~ 12.33 12.30 ~ 12.36
Walsall 12/39 12/40
Ryecroft Jn 12/41 ?
Lichfield City 12/56 12/58
Wichnor Jn 13/14 13/08
Branston Jn 13/19 13c13 ~ 13c15
Birmingham Curve Jn 13/22 13c19 ~ 13c22
Moira West Jn 13/40 13/39
Mantle Lane 14/04 14/03
Saffron Lane Crossing 14/50 ?
Knighton South Jn 14/56 14/48
Wigston South Jn 15.00 ~ 15.04 14.53 ~ 14.57
Midland Jn 15/21 15/16
Nuneaton 15c27 ~ 15c29 15.19 ~ ??.??
Tamworth 15/42 ?
Lichfield TV 15.51 ~ 15.56 ?
Lichfield TV Jn 16/01 ?
Wichnor Jn 16/09 ?
Leicester Jn (signal DY146) 16.14 ~ 16.18 ?
Wichnor Jn 16/25 ?
Tamworth 16/32 ?
Kingsbury Jn 16/37 ?
Whitacre Jn 16/45 ?
Landor Street Jn 17c08 ~ 17c10 ?
Proof House Jn 17/12 ?
Birmingham New Street 17/14 ?
Soho East Jn 17/21 ?
Perry Barr West Jn 17/25 ?
Perry Barr North Jn 17/27 ?
Portobello Jn 17/39 ?
Bushbury Jn 17/42 ?
Stafford 17.58a ~ 18.08d ?
Wolverhampton 18.28a ~ 18.32d ?
Soho North Jn 18/46 ?
Perry Barr 18/52 ?
Aston 18/57 ?
Proof House Jn 19/01 ?
Birmingham New Street 19.03a ?


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