26th May 2018

Retro Railtours
The Retro Bath Centurion & Retro Salisbury Cathedral Belle

Locos Used 37069, 37259, 57305 'Northern Princess' & 68025 'Superb'
Stock Used 9526+5961+6051+5998+1200+3333+3345+3314+3386+1657+3397+3390

Route :
1Z53 : Huddersfield to Salisbury
1Z54 : Salisbury to Huddersfield

Loco(s) Route
37069 + 37259 (1) Huddersfield - Marsden - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton - Reddish South - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - Crewe Gresty Lane
37069 + 37259 (2) Crewe Gresty Lane - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Maindee East Jn - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Warminster - Salisbury
37069 + 37259 (2) Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - Huddersfield

Notes :
(1) 57305 on rear.
(2) 68025 on rear.
(3) 57305 was replaced by 68025 at Crewe Gresty Lane, due to problems with the ETH.
(4) This tour raised funds for the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice.

Source : Neil Bentley (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Huddersfield 06.15d [P1]     22.39a [P8]  
Marsden 06*26 ~ 06*50 [P3]     22/31 [P1]  
Diggle Jn 06/55     22*07 ~ 22*24 [DPL]  
Greenfield 06/57     22/00  
Stalybridge 07.03a ~ 07.06d [P1]     21.49a ~ 21.52d [P4]  
Guide Bridge 07/12     21/43  
Denton Jn 07/15     21/41  
Denton 07/16     21/39  
Reddish South 07.22a ~ 07.32d     21.32a ~ 21.35d  
Ash Bridge Jn 07/36     21/29  
Heaton Norris Jn 07/38     21/27  
Stockport 07.40a ~ 07.45d [P1] [P1]   21.20a ~ 21.25d [P4]  
Edgeley Jn No.2 07/46     21/18  
Adswood Road Jn 07/50     21/15  
Cheadle Hulme 07/52 [P2]     21/13 [P1]  
Wilmslow 07.57a ~ 08.00d [P4]     21.04a ~ 21.07d [P3]  
Alderley Edge 08/04     21/01  
Sandbach 08/15 [P1]     20/50 [P2]  
Sydney Bridge Jn 08/19     20/45  
Crewe [Up Manchester Loop] 08*20 ~ 08*31     -  
Crewe 08.34a ~ 08.43d [P5]     20.38a ~ 20.42d [P6]  
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/46     20/36  
Nantwich 08/50     20/30  
Wrenbury 08/54     20/26  
Whitchurch 08/59     20/22  
Prees 09/04     20/18  
Wem 09/07     20/15  
Harlescott LC 09/14     20/06  
Shrewsbury 09.21a ~ 09.26d [P7]     19.58a ~ 20.01d [P4]  
English Bridge Jn 09/27     19/56  
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/29     19*38 ~ 19*54  
Dorrington SB 09/37     19/29  
Marsh Brook LC 09/47     19/19  
Craven Arms 09/50 [P2]     19/11 [P1]  
Bromfield 09/53     19/05  
Ludlow 09/55     19/03  
Woofferton 09/59     18/59  
Leominster 10/04     18/53  
Moreton-on-Lugg 10/14     18/45  
Shelwick Jn 10/17     18/42  
Hereford 10/19 [DR]     18/39 [UR]  
Tram Inn 10/28     18/29  
Pontrilas 10/34     18/24  
Abergavenny 10/46     18/12  
Little Mill Jn 10/53     18/04  
Pontypool & New Inn 10/54     18/01  
Cwmbran 10/57     17/56  
Maindee North Jn 11/04     17.41 ~ 17.44  
Maindee East Jn 11/06     17/38  
Llanwern West Jn 11/09     17/34  
Severn Tunnel Junction 11/16 [P4]     17/29 [P3]  
Severn Tunnel West 11/17     17/28  
Severn Tunnel East 11/22     17/23  
Pilning 11/23 [P1]     17/22 [P2]  
Patchway 11/30 [P1]     17/19 [P2]  
Filton Abbey Wood 11/33 [P3]     17/17 [P2]  
Narroways Hill Jn 11/37     17/14  
Dr Day's Jn 11/42     17/11  
North Somerset Jn 11/46     17/09  
Bath Spa 11.57a ~ 12.01d [P2] [P2]   16.51a ~ 16.56d [P1] [P1]
Bathampton Jn 12/05     16/47  
Bradford Jn 12/17     16/35  
Trowbridge 12/19     16/33  
Westbury 12/25 [P1] [P1]   16/28 [P3]  
Warminster 12/31     16/21  
Upton Lovell 12/36     16/17  
Wylye AHB 12/40     16/13  
Wishford 12/44     16/09  
Wilton Jn 12/48     16/05  
Salisbury 12.52a [P4]     16.01d [P4] [P4]


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