3rd January 1965

Warwickshire Railway Society
(Special Last Train Carmarthen to Aberystwyth)

Did this train run? Details taken from a pre-tour booking form information sent to participants which suggested a running date might be 3rd January 1965.

Loco(s) Used ?????
Stock Used ?????

Route :

Advertised Loco(s) Route
Castle Birmingham Snow Hill - Wolverhampton LL - Shrewsbury
Standard class 5 Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Knighton - Builth Road HL - Llandovery - Llandilo - Llanelly
Manor or 2x 0-6-0PT Llanelly - Carmarthen - Pencader - Lampeter - Aberystwyth
Manor Aberystwyth - Machynlleth - Newtown - Welshpool - Shrewsbury
Castle Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Notes :
(1) It was planned to run this trip on the Sunday prior to date of closure however bookings were being requested prior to fixing the running date. An advertising leaflet seen by the Webmaster confirms the WRS thought this happen on 3rd January 1965.

Source : Tony Pirie

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Tony Pirie)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Birmingham Snow Hill 07.35d 20.11a
Wolverhampton LL ??.??a ~ 07.50d 19.46a ~ ??.??d
Shrewsbury ??L??a ~ 08L45d 18L52a ~ ??L??d
Llanelly 12L03 ~ 12L15 -
Aberyswyth 15L05a ~ 16L00d -

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