26th May 1986

Venture Rail
The Wirksworth Phoenix

DMU Used at least 151001

Route : (booked for six round trips)

DMU Route
151001 Derby - Duffield - Wirksworth
151001 Wirksworth - Duffield - Derby

Notes :
(1) A special service run in conjunction with the Well Dressing Ceremonies held at Wirksworth over this weekend. Confirmation is required if the same DMU worked all services (undated photos exist of 151002 carrying the headboard so it is known to have also worked on either 24th, 25th or 26th May at some stage). Six round trips were booked to be made. Connecting coach excursions were also available to the Cromford & High Peak Railway sites also.

Sources : Gary Thornton (travelled on one train throughout) & Paul Chancellor

Photo Review

151001 at Wirksworth station (photo: Gary Thornton)

Gary Thornton's ticket.

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Umpleby)

Location Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Derby 08.50d 10.40d 12.15d 13.50d 15.30d 17.17d
Duffield 08.59a/d 10.49a/d 12.24a/d 13.59a/d 15.39a/d 17.26a/d
Wirksworth 09.30a ~ 09.45d 11.20a ~ 11.32d 12.55a ~ 13.03d 14.30a ~ 14.40d 16.10a ~ 16.16d 17.57a ~ 18.15d
Duffield 10.16a/d 12.03a/d 13.34a/d 15.11a/d 16.47a/d 18.46a/d
Derby 10.23a 12.10a 13.41a 15.18a 16.54a 17.53a

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