9th September 1962

British Rail
Farewell to Kings on the Birmingham Line

Loco Used 6000 'King George V'

Route : 1Z70 throughout

Loco Route
6000 Wolverhampton LL - Bilston - Wednesbury - West bromwich - Birmingham Snow Hill - Leamington Spa - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Foxhall Jn - Swindon (for works visit)
6000 Swindon - (?reverse of outward route?) - Wolverhampton LL

Notes :
(1) Ian Clark (SLS) comments:
SLS suggested to BR the Swindon itinerary (Works & Museum visits) via Oxford & Didcot. The 22/- fare included admission to Swindon Works and Railway Museum.

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : John Debens, Charles Steele & Ian Clark (SLS)

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS) & John Debens)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wolverhampton LL 10.17d 21.57a
Bilston 10.24d 21.51a
Wednesbury Central 10.30d 21.45a
West Bromwich 10.39d 21.38a
Birmingham Snow Hill 10.53d 21.24a
Leamington Spa General 11.23d 08.50a
Swindon 13.15a 19.05d

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