27th April 1968

Manchester Rail Travel Society / Severn Valley Railway Society
North West Tour

Locos Used E3088, 44871, 45046, 48652, 73050, 73069 & 92218

Route : 1Z77 throughout

Loco(s) Route
E3088 Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton HL - Crewe - Stockport
44781 + 45046 Stockport - Buxton No. 1 - Peak Forest - Chinley - Marple - Guide Bridge East Jn - Stalybridge
73050 + 73069 Stalybridge - Huddersfield - Brighouse - Hebden Bridge - Rose Grove - Blackburn - Bolton
48652 Bolton - Bury Knowsley Street - Rochdale - Oldham - Brewery Curve - Droylesden - Denton Jn - Stockport - Edgeley Jn
92218 Edgeley Jn - Northenden - Lymm - Warrington Bank Quay Low Level - Liverpool Lime Street
E3??? Liverpool Lime Street - Crewe -Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street

Sources : David Hills, Bevan Price, Leonard Rogers & Chris Totty

Photo Review


44871 & 45046 at Chinley (photo: the Bob Mitchell collection)


48652 seen here in the Rochdale area (photo: The John Debens Collection)


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Chris Totty)

Location Booked
Birmingham New Street 08.45d
Wolverhampton HL ??.??a ~ 09.02d
Crewe ??.??a ~ 09.48d
Stockport 10L22a ~ 10L37d
Whalley Bridge 10/58
Buxton No.1 11/16
Peak Forest Jn 11/28
Chinley 11p40a ~ 11p50d
New Mills South Jn 11/55
Romiley 12/07
Hyde Jn 12/15
Guide Bridge Jn (East) 12/18
Stalybridge 12L28 ~ 12L38
Diggle 12/51
Hebden Bridge 13/49
Hall Royd Jn 13/54
Copy Pit 14/05
Gannow Jn 14/14
Rose Grove 14L16 ~ 14L44
Blackburn 15/05
Bolton 15L31 ~ 15L39
Bury Knowsley Street 15/48
Broadfield 15p55a ~ 16p06d
Rochdale 16/14
Oldham Mumps 16/26
Newton Heath 16/38
Philips Park No.1 16*43 ~ 16*51
Droylesden 16/58
Denton Jn 17/02
Stockport 17L17 ~ 17L25
Northenden Jn 17/33
Skelton Jn 17/40
Ditton Jn 18/14
Liverpool Lime Street 18L31a ~ 18L56d
Crewe 19.40a ~ ??.??d
Wolverhampton HL 20.21 ~ ??.??d
Birmingham New Street 20.40a


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