16th April 1988

Monmouthshire Railway Society
Trelewis Bog

DMU's Used 51364+59516+51406 & 53053+59672+53101

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Newport - Relief Lines to Severn Tunnel Jn via Bishton Flyover - Caldicot Crossover
as listed Caldicot Crossover - Caldicot LC GF
as listed Caldicot LC GF - Sudbrook
as listed Sudbrook - Caldicot LC GF - Severn Tunnel Jn - East Usk Jn - Uskmouth
as listed Uskmouth - East Usk Jn - Newport - Alexandra Dock Jn
as listed Alexandra Dock Jn - Newport Dock Street - Newport Dock Street - Alexandra Dock Jn - Newport Docks South Quay
as listed Newport Docks South Quay - Alexandra Dock Jn
as listed Alexandra Dock Jn - Cardiff Central - Sig. C629
as listed Sig. C629 - Cardiff  Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Heath Jn - Ystrad Mynach South Jn -Nelson and Llancaiach Jn -  Cwm Bargoed
as listed Cwm Bargoed - Nelson and Llancaiach Jn
as listed Nelson and Llancaiach Jn - Trelewis (Taff Merthyr Colliery)
as listed Trelewis - Nelson and Llancaiach Jn - Ystrad Mynach South Jn
as listed Ystrad Mynach South Jn - Ystrad Mynach North Jn - Penallta
as listed Penallta - Ystrad Mynach - Heath Jn - Cardiff Central - Sig. C645
as listed Sig. C645 - Cardiff Central (1)
as listed Cardiff Central (1) - Penarth Curve North - Leckwith Jn
as listed Leckwith Jn - Penarth Curve North - Cardiff Central - Newport

Notes :
(1) Originally shown in the timing tabulation as having used [P8] however at least three tour participants recorded [P9] which was also the booked platform.

Sources : Paul Griffin (on the train throughout), Chris Wall, LASERman & Phil Edis-Blewitt

Photo Review


Set T303 seen the nearest camera at Sudbrook (photo: LASERman)


The rear of the train, believed at Ocean & Taff Merthyr Jn (photo: LASERman)


37702 shares the shot at Ocean & Taff Merthyr Jn (photo: LASERman)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

Newport

09.45d

09.46 [P1]

Severn Tunnel Jn

10/00

?

Caldicot Crossover

 

10.06 ~ 10.07

Caldicot LC GF

10.03 ~ 10.08

10.08 ~ 10.10

Sudbrook

10.28 ~ 10.38

10.25 ~ 10.37

Caldicot LC GF

10.58 ~ 11.00

10.50 ~ 10.50

Severn Tunnel Jn

11/03

10/57

East Usk Jn

11.15 ~ 11.18

11.12 ~ 11.15

Uskmouth

11.38 ~ 11.48

11.28 ~ 11.48

East Usk Jn

12.08 ~ 12.09

12.01 ~ 12.01

Newport

12/14

12.06 ~ 12.13

Alexandra Dock Jn

12.19 ~ 12.22

12.17 ~ 12.20

Newport Dock Street

12.32 ~ 12.45

12.37 ~ 12.46

Alexandra Dock Jn (B4)

12.55 ~ 12.56

13.03 ~ 13.04

Newport Dock South Quay

13.11 ~ 13.31

13.22 ~ 13.33

Alexandra Dock Jn

13.46 ~ 13.49

13.49 ~ 13.51

Cardiff Central

14.10 ~ [P7]

14.12 ~ 14.17 [P4]

Signal C629

DIV

14.19 ~ 14.21

Cardiff Central

~ 14.13 [P7]

14.23 ~ 14.25 [P6]

Cardiff Queen Street (C429)

14/16

14.30 ~ 14.30

Heath Jn

14/22

14/35

Aber

14/32

14/49

Ystrad Mynach South Jn

14.41 ~ 14.45

14.56 ~ 14.56

Nelson & Llanchaiach

14.51 ~ 14.55

15.07 ~ 15.08

Cwmbargoed

15.20 ~ 15.40

15.30 ~ 15.41

Nelson & Llanchaiach

16.02 ~ 16.08

16.03 ~ 16.08

Ocean & Taff Merthyr Jn

16.12 ~ 16.14

16.12 ~ 16.13

Trelewis

16.27 ~ 16.47

16.24 ~ 16.28

Ocean & Taff Merthyr Jn

17.00 ~ 17.02

16.35 ~ 16.48

Nelson & Llanchaiach

 ?

16.52 ~ 16.55

Ystrad Mynach South Jn

17.16 ~ 17.19

17.02 ~ 17.10

Ystrad Mynach North Jn

17.23 ~ 17.30

?

Penallta

17.40 ~ 17.55

17.29 ~ 17.50

Ystrad Mynach North Jn

18.02 ~ 18.07

18/04

Ystrad Mynach

18/11

18.05 ~ 18.05

Aber

18/21

18.15 ~ 18.16

Heath Jn

18/30

?

Signal C510

18.33 ~ 18.35

?

Cardiff Queen Street

18/36

18/34

Cardiff Central

18/39

18.37 ~ 18.38 [P7]

Signal C645

?

18.41 ~ 18.41

Cardiff Central

18.46 ~ 18.52 [P9]

18.43 ~ 18.58 [P9]

Penarth Curve North Jn

18/56

?

Leckwith Jn (Signal C305)

18.58 ~ 19.02

19.03 ~ 19.04.48

Penarth Curve North Jn

?

19.46 ~ 19.07

Cardiff Central

19.08 ~ 19.10 [P2] [RL]

19.10 ~ 19.11 [ML]

Newport

19.25a [P1]

19.27


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