27th October 1991

Regional Railways
Steam in the Valleys

Locos Used 37699 & steam: 80080

Route : 2Z05 throughout

Loco(s) Route
80080 (1) Cardiff Central - Penarth Curve South Jn - Cogan Jn - Penarth
37699 (2) Penarth - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central
80080 Cardiff Central - Penarth Curve North Jn - Radyr - Pontypridd - Abercynon Jn - Aberdare
80080 Aberdare - (reverse of outward route) - Radyr - Llandaf - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central
80080 Cardiff Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Llandaf - Radyr - Pontypridd - Abercynon Jn - Merthyr Tydfil
80080 Merthyr Tydfil - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central

Notes :
(1) 37699 on rear.
(2) 80080 on rear.

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 10.10d 10.11   10.40a 10.40
Penarth Curve South Jn 10/13 10/14   10/35 ?
Cogan Jn 10/17 10/19   10/31 ?
Penarth 10.21a 10.23   10.26d 10.29

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked
Cardiff Central 10.53 10.53   13.40a
Cardiff Queen Street   13/36
Llandaf   13/30
Penarth North Curve Jn 14/45 14/45   -
Radyr Quarry 11/04 ?   -
Radyr 11/08 11/05   13/24
Walnut Tree Jn 11/12 ?   13/20
Maesmawr 11/17 ?   13/15
Pontpridd 11.20a ~ 11.35d 11.17 ~ 11.35   13.07a ~ 13.10d
Abercynon South (?) ?Jn? 11/42 11/43   ?
Abercynon North ? ?   13/01
Abercwmboi 11x56 ?   12/47
Aberdare 12.04a 12.05   12.40d

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked
Cardiff Central 14.50d 14.52   17.53a
Cardiff Queen Street 14/54 14/56   17/49
Llandaf 15/00 15/03   17/43
Radyr 15/02 15/06   17/41
Walnut Tree Jn 15/05 ?   17/37
Maesmawr 15/10 ?   17/32
Pontpridd 15.15a ~ 15.30d 15.18 ~ 15.30   17.24a ~ 17.27d
Abercynon South 15t43 ~ 15t44 15.47 ~ 15.48   17t16 ~ 17t17
Black Lion SB 15t53 ~ 15t54 16/01   17tx00 ~ 17tx07
Merthyr Tydfil 16.02a 16.14   16.50d


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