10th June 2018

Saphos Trains
The Welsh Borders Explorer

Locos Used 47501 'Craftsman' (2) & steam: 46100 'Royal Scot'
Stock Used 35451+5991+1203+3426+3330+17159+3148+99993+3125

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

Loco(s) Route
46100 (1) Crewe - Chester - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Cosford - Stafford Road Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47501 on rear.
(2) 47501 was running as D1944.
(3) 46100 carried the 'Royal Scot' headboard.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Crewe 11.05d [P12] 11.05 [P12]
Crewe Steel Works 11/10 11/08
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/22 11/22
Chester 11/39 [UDM] 11/38
Chester South Jn 11/40 [DF] 11/39
Saltney Jn 11/43 11/42
Rossett Jn 11/51 11/49
Wrexham General 11.58 ~ 12.10 [P1] 11.57 ~ 12.10
Ruabon 12/16 ?
Chirk 12/22 ?
Gobowen 12/26 12/28
Shrewsbury 12/49 [P7] 12/53
Abbey Foregate Jn 12/49 ?
Wellington 13/08 [UM] 13/08
Telford Central 13w15a ~ 13w35d [P1] 13.14 ~ 13.38
Madeley Jn 13/36 13/40
Cosford 13/44 13/46
Stafford Road Jn 13/56 13/56
Bushbury Jn 14/04 14/02
Trent Valley Jn 14/22 [DS] 14/18
Stafford 14.24a ~ 14.32d [P6] 14.24 ~ 14.33
Doxey Jn 14/33 [DF] 14/34
Norton Bridge 14/38 [DF] 14/41
Madeley 14/47 [DF] 14/52
Basford Hall Jn 14/55 [DF-DS] 14/58
Crewe 15.02a [P12] 15.04 [P12]


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