11th September 1955
Society (Midland Area)
|Loco Used||4061 'Glastonbury Abbey'|
|4061||Birmingham Snow Hill - Tyseley - Henley-in-Arden - Stratford-upon-Avon - Long Marston - Toddington - Cheltenham - Standish Jn - Yate - Dr Days Bridge Jn - Bath - Chippenham - Swindon|
|4061||Swindon - Didcot West Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Honeybourne South Jn - Honeybourne East Jn - Long Marston - Stratford-upon-Avon - Hatton West Jn - Hatton North Jn - Dorridge - Birmingham Snow Hill|
(1) For visits to Swindon Works & shed and Didcot & Oxford Loco sheds. Passengers from Leamington Spa used the 08:30 service train changing at Tyseley onto the tour and returned home from Lapworth using the service train booked to arrive at Leamington Spa at 21:25, without additional payment.
(2) Was originally scheduled to run on 19th June but postponed due to ASLEF strike. Tickets were not re-issued with the new date.
Sources : Ian Clark (SLS), Vic Smith, Robert Darlaston &
4061 runs onto the North Warwick line at Tyseley (photo: Robert Darlaston)
From the John Debens ticket collection
(originally supplied by Andrew Fairholm)
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))
|Birmingham Snow Hill||09.28d|
|Tyseley||??.??a ~ 09.35d|
|Stratford-on-Avon||??.??a ~ 10.11d|
|Rodbourne Lane Works Siding||13.35a ~ 16.35d|
|Didcot||17.18a ~ 17.55d|
|Oxford||18.12a ~ 19.17d|
|Stratford-upon-Avon||20.16a ~ 20.52d|
|Lapworth||20.52a ~ ??.??d|
|Tyseley||21.07a ~ ??.??d|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||21.14a|
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