11th September 1955

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
'Star' Special

Loco Used 4061 'Glastonbury Abbey'

Route :

Loco Route
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

Notes :
(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 & Andrew Fairholm

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))

Location Booked
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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