12th May 2018

Saphos Trains
The Welsh Marches Express

Locos Used 47805 'Roger Hosking MA 1925-2013' (2) & steam: 34046 'Braunton' (3)
Stock Used 35451+3125+99993+3148+13227+17159+3330+3426+1203+5991

Route :
1Z60 : Crewe to Cardiff Central
1Z62 : Cardiff Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
34046 (1) Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Maindee West Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
34046 (1) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - 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 Booked Actual
Crewe 08.26d [P12] 08.26 [P12]   20.41a [P6] 20.45
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/30 08/29   20/39 20/42
Nantwich 08/37 08/35   20/32 20/27
Wrenbury 08/42 08/41   20/28 20/33
Whitchurch 08.48a ~ 08.53d 08.55 ~ 08.56   20.20a ~ 20.23d 20.27 ~20.28
Prees 09/00 09/01   20/15 20/17
Wem 09/03 09/05   20/12 20/13
Harlescott LC 09/16 09/12   20/05 20/06
Shrewsbury 09.20a ~ 09.25d [P7] 09.20 ~ 09.26   19.57a ~ 20.02d [P4] 19.56 ~ 20.02
English Bridge Jn 09/27 ?   19/55 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/28 09/29   19.38 ~ 19.53 19.33 ~ 19.50
Dorrington SB 09/35 09/39   19/30 19/26
Marsh Brook LC 09/45 09/53   19/19 19/18
Craven Arms 09/49 [P2] 09/57   19/13 [P1] 19/13
Bromfield 09/54 10/02   19/07 19/07
Ludlow 09/56 ?   19/04 ?
Woofferton 10/01 10/08   19/00 19/01
Leominster 10/06 10/14   18/53 18/55
Moreton-on-Lugg 10/15 10/21   18/44 18/48
Shelwick Jn 10/17 10/24   18/41 18/44
Hereford 10w20 ~ 10w59 [DR] 10.28 ~ 11.09 [DR]   17w43 ~ 18w38 [UR] 17.43 ~ 18.40
Tram Inn 11/09 11/19   17/34 17/31
Pontrilas 11/14 11/23   17/28 ?
Abergavenny 11/25 11/34   17/13 17/17
Little Mill Jn 11/32 11/41   17/05 17/05
Pontypool & New Inn 11/34 ?   17/03 ?
Cwmbran 11/37 11/44   16/58 ?
Maindee North Jn 11/43 11/51   16/47 16/48
Maindee West Jn 11/44 11/53   16/45 16/46
Newport 11/45 [P3] 11/55 [P3]   16/44 [P4] 16/44 [P4]
Ebbw Jn 11/51 [DM] 11/58   16/40 16/42
Marshfield 11/56 12/02   16/36 16/39
Long Dyke Jn 12/03 [E] 12/07   16/32 [UM] 16/33
Cardiff Central 12.07a [P4] 12.09 [P4]   16.29d [P2] [B] 16.30 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z61 : (34046) : Cardiff Central to Cardiff Canton Sidings
5Z62 : (34046) : Cardiff Canton Sidings to Cardiff Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 12.12d [P4] 16.11a [P2]
Cardiff Canton Sidings 12.18a 16.03d

0Z61 : (34046) :  Cardiff Canton Sidings - Maindee North Jn - East Usk Branch - Cardiff Canton Sidings
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked Actual
Cardiff Canton Sidings 13.23d  
Cardiff Central 13/28 [P2]  
Long Dyke Jn 13/32  
Marshfield 13/38  
Ebbw Jn 13/42  
Newport 13.49 ~ 13.52 [P4] [P4]
Maindee West Jn 13/54  
Maindee North Jn 13.56 ~ 14.06  
Maindee East Jn 14/10  
East Usk Branch 14.14 ~ 14.19  
Maindee East Jn 14/21  
Maindee West Jn 14/22  
Newport 14/24 [P3] [DR]
Ebbw Jn 14/28  
Marshfield 14/34  
Long Dyke Jn 14/38  
Cardiff Central 14.41 ~ 14.52 [P4]  
Cardiff Canton Sidings 14.56a  


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