28th April 1990
Heart of Wales Circular
|Locos Used||47538, 47576 & 47627|
|47576||03.30d North Walsham - Wroxham - Norwich|
|47576||Norwich - Thetford - Ely - Cambridge|
|47627||Cambridge - Royston - Hitchin - Stevenage - Potters Bar - Hornsey (2) - Finsbury Park - Freight Terminal Jn - Camden Road East Jn - Camden Road - (2) Gospel Oak - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Acton East Jn - Slough - Reading - Swindon - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Pilning - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Court Sart Jn - Felin Fran - Morlais East Jn - Hendy Jn - Llandeilo - Llandovery - Llandrindod Wells - Craven Arms - Shrewsbury|
|47538||Shrewsbury - Wellington - Wolverhampton - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Water Orton West Jn - Abbey Jn - (via Nuneaton station avoiding line) - Midland Jn - Leicester (1) - Peterborough - March - Ely West Jn - Ely North Jn - Thetford - Norwich|
|47538||Norwich - Wroxham - North Walsham|
(1) Train delayed over an hour waiting the onward driver.
(2) Originally uploaded as routed: Hornsey - Harringay Jn - Harringay Park Jn - Gospel Oak, but since confirmed by Richard Bolsover & Alan Cooper to have been routed as given above.
Sources : Alan Chilestone & Steve Pizzey (both joined & left the train at Thetford),
Richard Bolsover & Alan Cooper (both on the train throughout)
Back to "The Railtour Files"