23rd April 1994

Monmouthshire Railway Society
Gwaun-cae-Gurwen Growler II

Locos Used 37258 & 37402
Stock Used 4917+5420+9434+5309+5275+5293+5378+5376

Route :

Loco(s) Route
37258 (1) Newport - Lydney Groundframe
37402 (2) Lydney Groundframe - Norchard Low Level
37258 (1) Norchard Low Level - Lydney Groundframe
37402 (2) Lydney Groundframe - Newport - Aberthaw - Swansea District - Llandeilo Jn
37258 (1) Llandeilo Jn - Gwaun-cae-Gurwen
37402 (2) Gwaun-cae-Gurwen - Jersey Marine South Yard
37258 (1) Jersey Marine South Yard - Cwmgwrach
37402 (2) Cwmgwrach - Jersey Marine South Yard
37258 (1) Jersey Marine South Yard - Margam Yard - Tondu
37402 (2) Tondu - Llantrisant - Pengam
37258 (1) Pengam - Cardiff Docks (Texaco Terminal)
37402 (2) Cardiff Docks (Texaco Terminal) - Newport

Notes :
(1) 37402 on rear.
(2) 37258 on rear.

Sources : Steve Cassidy & Kevin Stroud

Photo Review
(all photos from Roger Geach)


37258, nearing Gwaun-cae-Gurwen.


37402 leading, passing Llandarcy.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John & Janet Cottrell and LASERman)

Location Booked Actual
Newport 08.08d 08.09 [P1]
Lydney Jn 08.42 ~ 08.52 08.52 ~ 08.55 [UGL]
Norchard 09.12 ~ 09.32 09.12 ~ 09.34
Lydney Jn 09.42 ~ 09.52 09.53 ~ 10.03 [X to Down Line]
Newport 10.17a ~ 10.22d 10.45 ~ 10.48 [P1]
Cardiff Central 10/37 11/03 [through lines]
Barry 10/54 11/20
Bridgend 11/19 11/54
Port Talbot 11.29 ~ 11.34 12.05 ~ 12.10
Court Sart Jn 11/40 12/16
Llandeilo Jn ? 12.56 ~ 13.05 [DGL]
Gwuan-cae-Gurwen 12.49 ~ 12.54 14.10 ~ 14.19
Pantyffynnon 13/36 14.54 ~ 15.06
Hendy Jn 13/43 15/19
Jersey Marine North Jn 13/59 15/37
Jersey Marine Yard 14.02 ~ 14.09 15.45 ~ 16.11
Neath & Brecon Jn 14/20 16/22
Cwmgrach 15.00 ~ 15.05 16.42 ~ 16.46
Jersey Marine Yard 15.57 ~ 16.02 17.17 ~ 17.20
Flying Loop Jn 16/10 17/26
Port Talbot 16.14 ~ 16.35 17.26 ~ 17.36
Tondu 16.35 ~ 16.44 18.22 ~ 18.26 [Blaengarw branch]
Bridgend 16/49 18.33a ~ 18.37d
Llantrisant/Pontyclun 17/03 18/46
Cardiff Central 17/17 18/57 [through lines]
Pengam Jn 17.22 ~ 17.32 19.02 ~ 19.05
Cardiff Tidal Yard 17/37 19/11
Cardiff Docks (agreed limit) 17.47 ~ ??.?? 19.29 ~ 19.32
Cardiff Tidal Yard 18/12 19/49
Pengam 18/17 19/55
Newport 18.29a 20.10 [P1]


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