2nd June 2018

Saphos Trains
The North Wales Coast Express

Locos Used 47501 'Craftsman' (2) & steam: 34046 'Braunton' (3)
Stock Used 35451+5991+1203+3426+3330+17159+13227+3148+99993+3125

Route :
1Z74 : Crewe to Holyhead
1Z76 : Holyhead to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
34046 (1) Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
34046 (1)  Holyhead -  (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47501 on rear.
(2) 47501 was running as D1944.
(3) 34046 running numbered / named as 34052 'Lord Dowding'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 09.32d [P12] 09.32 [P12] 18.43a [P12] 18.38
Crewe Steel Works 09/38 09/36 18/38 18/33
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 09/50 09/46 18/29 18/25
Chester 10.04a ~ 10.07d [P3] 09.58 ~ 10.08 18.11a ~ 18.14d [P4] 18.06 ~ 18.10
Chester South Jn 10/09 10/10 18/08 18/04
Saltney Jn 10/12 10/13 18/06 18/02
Rockcliffe Hall 10/20 10/21 17/57 17/55
Holywell Jn 10/28 10/32 17/50 17/49
Prestatyn 10/41 ? ? ?
Rhyl 10/45 10/46 17/38 [P1] 17/38
Colwyn Bay 10/56 ? 17/27 ?
Llandudno Junction 11w03a ~ 11w30d [P1] 11.07 ~ 11.30 16w57a ~ 17w22d [P1] 16.59 ~ 17.22 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 11/40 ? 16/47 ?
Bangor 11.51a ~ 11.54d [P2] 11.52 ~ 11.56 16.30a ~ 16.35d [P1] 16.31 ~ 16.36
Menai Bridge 11/58 ? 16/25 ?
Llanfairpwll 12/00 ? 16/23 ?
Gaerwen Jn 12/03 ? 16/20 ?
Valley 12/19 ? 16/04 ?
Holyhead 12.30a [P1] 12.26 15.55d [P1] 15.55


Associated Light Engine Workings

0Z75 : (34046) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 12.51d [P1]
Valley 12/59
Valley Nuclear Electric 13.00 ~ 14.05
Valley 14/14
Holyhead 14.21a [P1]


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