29th August 1989

British Rail (Inter-City)
North Wales Coast Express

Locos Used 47323 & steam: 6201 'Princes Elizabeth'

Route :

Loco Route
6201 Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
47323 Llandudno - Llandudno Junction
6201 Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
6201 Holyhead - Bangor - Llandudno Junction
47323 Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
6201 Llandudno - Llandudno Junction - Rhyl - Chester - Crewe

Source : David Champion (on the train throughout) & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crerwe 10.13d 10.13   19.51a 20.09
Beeston Castle ? 10/31   ? 19/56
Chester ??.??a ~ 10.54d 10.51 ~ 11.00   18.52a ~ ??.??d 19.31 ~ 19.42
Prestatyn ??.??a ~ 11.28d 11.32 ~ 11.33   18.18a ~ ??.??d 18.53 ~ 18.54
Rhyl ??.??a ~ 11.38d 11.41 ~ 11.43   18.09a ~ ??.??d 18.45 ~ 18.47
Colwyn Bay ??.??a ~ 11.55d 11.58 ~ 12.00   17.52a ~ ??.??d 18.28 ~ 18.31
Llandudno Junction 12.04a ~ ??.??d 12.11 ~ 12.32   ??.??a ~ 17.44d 18.19 ~ 18.21
Llandudno 12.16a ~ 12.28d 12.45 ~ 12.52   16.28a ~ 17.32d 17.05 ~ 18.08
Llandudno Junction ??.??a ~ 12.53d 12.58 ~ 13.30   16.07a ~ ??.??d 16.50 ~ 16.57
Bangor 13.20a ~ ??.??d 13.56 ~ 13.57   ??.??a ~ 15.46d 16.28 ~ 16.29
Llanfairpwll 13.29a ~ ??.??d 14.06 ~ 14.06   ??.??a ~ 15.35d 16.18 ~ 16.18
Holyhead 14.00a 14.34   15.05d 15.34


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