12th July 1964

Derbyshire Railway Society
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Locos Used 5054 'Earl of Ducie', 45263, 60114 'W.P. Allen' & 92230
Stock Used mark 1 rake

Route : 1X68 (?throughout?)

Loco Route
60114 Sheffield - Dronfield - Chesterfield Midland - Clay Cross South Jn - Alfreton & South Normanton - Pye Bridge Jn - Butterley - Hammersmith - Crich Jn - Belper - Derby Midland - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Wichnor Jn - Lichfield City - Sutton Coldfield - Aston - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill (1)
5054 Worcester Shrub Hill - Great Malvern - Shelwick Jn - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Newport - Cardiff General
5054 Cardiff General - Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Chepstow - Lydney Junction - Gloucester Central - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Lansdown - Ashchurch - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
45263 Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - (3) - Blackwell - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby Midland - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield Midland - Dronfield - Sheffield Midland

Notes :
(1) 60114 was serviced on Worcester Shed but suffered a bent connecting rod as it was being turned on the triangle at Worcester and 45263 substituted for the return leg.
(2) Depot visits were made to Worcester, Hereford, Pontypool Road, Cardiff East Dock and Severn Tunnel Junction.
(3) Banked up The Lickey by 92230.


5054 blows off at Pontypool Road station (photo: David Wragg)

Sources : Gary Thornton, Howard Sprenger, Henry Allum, Roger Geach, David Wragg, Paul Braybrook & Bob Mitchell

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Wragg & Paul Braybrook)

Location Booked Actual
Sheffield Midland 07.05d 07.13
Dore & Totley ? 07/23
Dronfield ? 07/27
Chesterfield ??.??a ~ 07.28d 07.33 ~ 07.34
Clay Cross South Jn ? 07/49
Alfreton ? 08/05
Pye Bridge Jn ? 08/10
Butterley ? 08/23
Belper ? 08/30
Derby Midland ??.??a ~ 08.29d 08.39 ~ 08.44
Burton-on-Trent ??.??a ~ 08.47d 08.59 ~ 09.00
Wichnor Jn ? 09/11
Lichfield City ? 09/23
Sutton Coldfield ? 09/40
Birmingham New Street ??.??a ~ 09.54d 10.00 ~ 10.08
Kings Norton ? 10/19
Barnt Green ? 10/28
Droitwich Spa ? 11/04
Worcester 10L50a ~ 11L30d 11.25 ~ 11.57
Great Malvern ? 12/11
Ledbury ? 12/24
Shelwick Jn ? 12/43
Hereford 12.32a ~ 13.10d 12.48 ~ 13.16
Pontrilas SB ? 14/03
Llanvihangel ? 14/19
Little Mill Jn ? 14/34
Pontypool Road 14.05a ~ 14.50d 14.36 ~ 15.19
Newport ? 15/37
Cardiff 15.25a ~ 16.50d 16.00 ~ 17.35
Newport ? 17/55
Severn Tunnel Junction 17.23a ~ 18.10d 18.20 ~ 19.05
Chepstow ? 19/28
Lydney Junction 19/58  
Gloucester 19.00 ~ 19.06 20.22 ~ 20.28
Lansdown Jn ? 20/40
Ashchurch ? 20/48
Abbotswood Jn ? 20/59
Worcester Shrub Hill 19L45 ~ 19L55 21.06 ~ 21.18
Droitwich Spa ? 21/31
Stoke Works Jn ? 21/40
Bromsgrove ? 21/47
Barnt Green ? 21/57
Kings Norton ? 22/02
Birmingham New Street 20.52a ~ 20.57d 22.13 ~ 22.21
Saltley ? 22/26
Water Orton ? 22/33
Kingsbury Jn ? 22/37
Tamworth HL ? 22/45
Burton-on-Trent ??.??a ~ 21.37d 23.00 ~ 23.02
Derby Midland 21.57a ~ 22.02d 23.18 ~ 23.23
Chesterfield Midland ??.??a ~ 23.05d 00.03 ~ 00.04
Sheffield Midland 23.32a 00.29


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