4th May 1991

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
North Wales Coaster
(125 Special no. 68)

HST Used 43047+43076

Route :

HST Route
as listed London St Pancras - (via MML) - Trent South Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn - North Staffs Jn - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Crewe - Beeston Castle - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
as listed Llandudno - Llandudno Junction
as listed Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Gaerwen Jn - Valley - Holyhead
as listed Holyhead - (reverse of outward route) - Llandudno Junction
as listed Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
as listed Llandudno - Llandudno Junction
as listed Llandudno Junction - Colwyn Bay - (reverse of outward route) - Stenson Jn - Derby
as listed Derby - Spondon - Sheet Stores Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is taken from the booked times.

Sources : Gary Thornton (from brochure listing of 125 specials), John Harrup
& Dave Warby (joined/left the tour at St Albans)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Harrup)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 St Pancras 07.33d 22.32a 581.59
4.00 West Hampstead 07/38 22/28 577.59
6.79 Hendon 07/40 22/24 574.60
19.71 St Albans 07.48a ~ 07.49d 22.15a ~ 22.16d 561.68
30.19 Luton 09.58a ~ 07.59d 22.06a ~ 22.07d 551.40
40.24 Flitwick 08/07 21/58 541.35
49.65 Bedford 08.14a ~ 08.15d 21.48a ~ 21.50d 531.74
56.45 Sharnbrook 08/20 21/43 525.14
65.11 Wellingborough 08.26a ~ 08.27d 21.36a ~ 21.38d 516.48
72.01 Kettering 08.35a ~ 08.36d 21.28a ~ 21.30d 509.58
82.74 Market Harborough 08/44 21/17 498.65
95.71 Wigston North Jn 08/54 21/09 485.68
99.07 Leicester 08.59a ~ 09.00d 21.03a ~ 21.05d 482.52
103.78 Syston South Jn 09/05 20/56 477.61
111.46 Loughborough 09/11 20/52 470.13
119.16 Trent South Jn 09/18 20/47 462.43
119.58 Sheet Stores Jn 09/19 20/46 462.01
- Spondon - 20/41 455.72
- Derby - 20.30 ~ 20.37 453.22
132.12 Stenson Jn 09/37 ? ?
132.56 North Staffs Jn 09/38 20/23 447.74
146.37 Uttoxeter 09/52 20/06 434.13
163.22 Stoke-on-Trent 10/19 19/44 417.28
169.53 Kidsgrove 10/27 19/34 410.77
172.12 Alsager 10/31 19/27 408.38
178.25 Crewe 10c41 ~ 10c43 19c11 ~ 19c18 402.25
179.66 Steelworks Jn 10/46 19/05 400.64
189.05 Beeston Castle 10/54 18/58 391.45
199.35 Chester 11/09 18/47 381.15
201.26 Saltney Jn 11/13 18/43 379.24
209.76 Rockliffe Hall 11/26 18/36 370.54
216.21 Holywell Jn 11/35 18/31 364.29
225.67 Prestatyn 11.43a ~ 11.45d 18.20a ~ 18.21d 354.63
29.33 Rhyl 11.50a ~ 11.52d 18.13a ~ 17.14d 351.17
239.70 Colwyn Bay 12.03a ~ 12.05d 18.00a ~ 18.01d 340.60
244.00 Llandudno Junction 12.10a ~ 12.12d 17.52a ~ 17.54d

336.50

247.14 Llandudno 12.20a ~ 12.25d 17.32a ~ 17.45d

333.36

250.28 Llandudno Junction 12.32a ~ 12.38d 17.19a ~ 17.25d 330.22
255.36 Penmaenmawr 12/45 17/13 325.14
265.44 Bangor 12.55a ~ 12.57d 17.01a ~ 17.03d 315.06
269.02 Llanfairpwll (etc) 13/02 16.51 ~ 16.55 311.48
271.68 Gaerwen Jn 13/05 16/47 308.62
286.60 Valley 13/17 16/34 293.70
290.25 Holyhead 13.25a 16.30d 290.25


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