20th August 1989

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Trawsfynydd Flyer

Locos Used 47349, 85102 & 862xx (1)
Stock Used 121+122+123+124+129+132+125+126+127+128+358
DMU Used 53516+53442+53531+53447+53925+59155+52039

Route :
1T36 : London Euston to Chester
1T16 : Chester to Chester
1T36 : Chester to London Euston

Traction Route
862xx (1)

London Euston - (WCML via Weedon) - Rugby Nuneaton

47349

Nuneaton Water Orton Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street Dudley Port Wolverhampton Stafford Crewe Chester

DMU as listed

Chester Rhyl - Llandudno Junction

DMU as listed

Llandudno Junction Betws-y-Coed - Bleanau Ffestiniog - Trawsfynydd

DMU as listed

Trawsfynydd Bleanau Ffestiniog - Betws-y-Coed - Llandudno Junction

DMU as listed

Llandudno Junction - Rhyl - Chester

47349

Chester Crewe Stafford Wolverhampton Dudley Port - Birmingham New Street

85102

Birmingham New Street Proof House Jn - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - (WCML via Weedon) London Euston

Notes :
(1) Class 86 was originally listed as 86239, but was subsequently changed to 86229, however it is now questioned again by LASERman who also had it listed as 86239 - confirmation please someone?

Sources : Martin Pettit & LASERman (joined/left the train at Watford Junction) & John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick & LASERman)

M.C

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

M.C
0.00

London Euston

08.13d

?

 

22.19a

?

536.25
5.65

Willesden Jn

08/20

?

 

22/13

?

530.40
17.35

Watford Junction

08.29a ~ 08.30d

08.40 ~ 08.41 [SL]

 

22.00a ~ 22.01d

22.08 ~ 22.10

518.70
31.53

Tring

08/41

08/54 [FL]

 

21/46

21/51

504.52
?

Ledburn Jn

?

?

 

?

? [SL]

?
46.46

Bletchley

09/01

09/05

 

21/36

21/37

489.59
49.65

Milton Keynes Central

09.04a ~ 09.06d

09.08 ~ 09.10

 

21.31a ~ 21.32d

21.33 ~ 21.34

486.40
56.47

Hanslope Jn

09/15

09/16

 

21/26

? [FL]

479.58
69.56

Weedon

09/23

?

 

21/15

?

466.49
82.40

Rugby

09.41a ~ 09.42d

09.34 ~ 09.42

 

21.02a ~ 21.04d

21.05 ~ 21.06

453.65
 

Coventry

 

20.49a ~ 20.51d

20.51 ~ 20.53

442.26
 

Birmingham International

 

20/38

20/42

431.50
 

Stechford

 

20/34

?

427.17
97.10

Nuneaton

09L54 ~ 10L04

09.56 ~ 10.06

 

 

97.75

Abbey Jn

10/06

10.08 ~ 10.16

 

 

107.54

Whitacre Jn

10/18

10/30

 

 

110.39

Water Orton

10/23

10/34

 

 

111.79

Castle Bromwich Jn

10/24

10/41

 

 

116.45

Landor Street Jn

10/26

10/41

 

 

117.36

Proof House Jn

10/30

10/43

 

20/30

20/36

424.06
118.10

Birmingham New Street

10.33a ~ 10.42d

10.46 ~ 10.51 [P6]

 

20L11 ~ 20L27

20.04 ~ 20.34 [P2]

423.32
120.11

Soho South Jn

10/48

10/55

 

20/06

?

421.31
121.69

Galton Jn

10/50

10/57

 

20/04

?

419.53
125.34

Dudley Port

10/53

10/59

 

19/54

19/53

416.08
130.74

Wolverhampton

10/59

11/05

 

19/47

19/47

410.48
132.48

Bushbury Jn

11/02

11/08

 

19/44

19/44

408.74
146.25

Stafford

11.21a ~ 11.22d

11.25 ~ 11.27 [SL]

 

19.26a ~ 19.28d

19.30 ~ 19.31 [P4]

395.17
151.54

Norton Bridge

11/29

11/33

 

19/22

19.21 ~ 19.23

389.68
162.56 Madeley Jn 11/38 ?   19/13 ? 378.66
170.62

Crewe

11.53a ~ 11.55d

11.51 ~ 11.55 [P11]

 

19.00a ~ 19.03

18.56 ~ 19.00 [SL]

370.60
172.23

Steelworks Jn

11/58

?

 

18/55

?

369.19
181.42

Beeston Castle

12/07

12/04

 

18/47

18/46

360.00
191.72

Chester

12.28

12.33a [P3]

 

18.35d

18.35 [P7]

349.50

swap to/from DMU

191.72

Chester

12.38d

12.40

 

18.21a

17.56 [P4]

349.50
193.63

Saltney Jn

12/41

12/44

 

18/15

17/53

347.59
202.33

Rockcliffe Hall

12/51

13/00

 

18/08

?

339.09
208.58

Holywell Jn

12/58

13.08 ~ 13.09

 

18/01

?

332.64
221.70

Rhyl

13/12

13/22

 

17/43

17/26

319.52
232.27

Colwyn Bay

13/23

13/33

 

17/30

17/15

309.15
236.37

Llandudno Junction

13.30 ~ 13.34

13.38 ~ 13.41

 

17.01 ~ 17.21

17.03 ~ 17.09

305.05
247.45

Llanrwst

13.51 ~ 13.53

13.59 ~ 14.08

 

16.43 ~ 16.45

16.41 ~ 16.47

293.77
263.79

Bleanau Ffestiniog

14.39 ~ 14.41

14.38 ~ 14.42

 

16.07 ~ 16.09

15.49 ~ 16.09

277.43
270.61

Trawsfynydd (EoL)

15.11a

15.10

 

15.37d

15.20

270.61


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