30th December 1983

British Rail (L.M.R.)
West Midlands Roundabout No.2

DMU Used 51146+59129+53307+51133+59570+53323

Route : 1T06 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Birmingham New Street - Water Orton - Whitacre Jn - Kingsbury Jn - Wichnor Jn - Branston Jn - Birmingham Curve Jn - Drakelow West Curve Jn - Drakelow East Curve Jn
as listed Drakelow East Curve Jn - (Up to Down x-over) - Drakelow West Curve Jn - Birmingham Curve Jn - Leicester Jn - Burton-on-Trent
as listed Burton-on-Trent - Wichnor Jn - Lichfield City - Ryecroft Jn - Walsall - Bescot DGL
as listed Bescot DGL - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn DGL
as listed Bushbury Jn DGL - Bushbury Chord Jn - North Staffordshire Jn - Oxley Down Line (143m 22ch)
as listed Oxley (Down Line) - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Bescot - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Stourbridge Junction - (1) - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
as listed Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Bromsgrove - Lickey - Kings Norton - Camp Hill - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Walsall - Sutton Park - Castle Bromwich Jn - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) This tour should have run from Stourbridge Junction to Walsall via Dudley, however subsidence on the track resulted in the train being routed from Stourbridge by the route listed above.

Source : Andy Pullar

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Greg Beecroft)

Location Booked
Birmingham New Street 09.53d
Water Orton East Jn 10/03
Whitacre Jn 10/07
Kingsbury Jn 10/11
Branston Jn 10/28
Birmingham Curve Jn 10/30
Drakelow East Jn 10.33a ~ 10.39d
Leicester Jn 10/43
Burton-on-Trent 10.45a ~ 11.00d
Wichnor Jn 11/17
Lichfield City 11/28
Ryecroft Jn 11/44
Walsall 11/46
Bescot Up/Down Goods 11.54a ~ 12.04d
Portobello Jn 12/08
Bushbury Chord Jn 12.12a ~ 12.22d
Oxley Carriage Sidings 12.27a ~ 12.37d
Wolverhampton 12/42
Portobello Jn 12/47
Perry Barr North Jn 12/56
Soho North Jn 13/02
Galton Jn 13/08
Stourbridge Junction 13.26a ~ ??.??d

No schedule circulated for the subsequent diversion.

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