12th August 1987

British Rail
The Cardigan Bay Express

Loco(s) Used at least steam : 46443?

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? Machynlleth - Tywyn - Barmouth
????? Barmouth - Tywyn - Machynlleth
????? Machynlleth - Tywyn - Barmouth
????? Barmouth - Tywyn - Machynlleth

Notes:
(1) Round trip fare was 7.50 adult (4.00 child)
(2) Steam loco used may have been 46443 (7819 also mentioned as possibly used) - Bob Mitchell has seen photographic evidence showing an Ivatt 2-6-0 at Barmouth on this date (given as 46433 though - not a preserved example) and it is though to be of this train.

Sources : Brian Halford & Bob Mitchell

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Brian Halford)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)   Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Machynlleth 09.40d 12.40a   13.40a 16.30a
Tywyn ??.??a ~ 10.10d ??.??a ~ 12.10d   ??.??a ~ 14.10d ??.??a ~ 16.00d
Barmouth 10.40a 11.40d   14.40a 15.30d


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