29th April 2018

Saphos Trains
The Welsh Borders Explorer

Locos Used 47805 'Roger Hosking MA 1925-2013' (2) & steam: 34046 'Braunton' (3)
Stock Used 35451+3125+99993+3148+17159+3330+3426+1203+5991

Route :
1Z31 : Crewe to Telford Central
1Z32 : Telford Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
34046 (1) Crewe - Chester - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Cosford - Stafford Road Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47805 on rear.
(2) 47805 was running as D1935.
(3) 34046 running numbered / named as 34052 'Lord Dowding'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Crewe 10.50d [P12] 10.50
Crewe Steel Works 10/55 10/54
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/07 11/05
Chester 11/20 [UDM] 11/17
Chester South Jn 11/21 [DF] 11/18
Saltney Jn 11/23 11/20
Rossett Jn 11/29 11/26
Wrexham General 11/34 [P1] 11/33
Ruabon 11/39 ?
Chirk 11/44 ?
Gobowen 11/47 11/47
Shrewsbury 12.16a ~ 12.36d [P7] 12.09 ~ 12.36
Abbey Foregate Jn 12/37 ?
Wellington 13/01 [UM] 12/52
Telford Central 13.05a ~ 13.35d [P1] 12.56 ~ 13.39
Madeley Jn 13/36 13/41
Cosford 13/44 13/47 [P1]
Stafford Road Jn 13/56 13/58
Bushbury Jn 14/04 14/02
Trent Valley Jn 14/22 [DS] 14/16
Stafford 14.24a ~ 14.32d [P6] 14.24 ~ 14.32 [P6]
Doxey Jn 14/33 [DF] 14/33
Norton Bridge 14/38 [DF] DIV?
Searchlight Lane Jn DIV? ?
Madeley 14/47 [DF] 14/53 [DS]
Basford Hall Jn 14/55 [DS] 15/00
Crewe 15.02a [P12] 15.05 [P12]


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