31st March 2019

Saphos Trains
The Brexit Express (Day 2 of 2)

Locos Used (3) 47501 'Craftsman', 47810 'Crewe Diesel Depot' & steam: 70000 'Britannia'
Stock Used (4) (35451)+3125+99107+3148+99993+3100+13227+35465

Route : 1Z54 throughout

Loco(s) Route
70000 (1) York - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Castleford - Altofts Jn - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - Horbury Jn - Heaton Lodge Jn - Huddersfield - Marsden - Diggle - Guide Bridge - Denton - Reddish South - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - Crewe Gresty Lane
47810 (2) Crewe Gresty Lane - Crewe
47501 (1) Crewe - Nantwich - Wem - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Pontypool & New Inn - Cwmbran - Maindee North Jn - Maindee East Jn - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) 47810 on rear.
(2) 70000 on rear.
(3) 47501 running as D1944. 47810 was running as D1924.
(4) 35451 was only in the consist when 70000 was on the train.
(5) This train was run to commemorate 'Brexit Day' on 29/03/19 when Britain was due to leave the European Union, however 'Brexit' was postponed to 31/10/19.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
York 11.03d [P10] 11.06 [P10]
Colton Jn 11/10 [NNL] 11/15
Church Fenton 11/16 [P1] 11/21
Milford Jn 11/21 ? ~ 11.30
Castleford 11/29 11/38
Altofts Jn 11/33 11/42
Normanton 11/34 11/43
Wakefield Kirkgate 11/40 [P2] [FL] 11/49
Horbury Jn 11/43 11/52
Mirfield East Jn 11/52 [SL] 12/01
Heaton Lodge Jn 11*56 ~ 12*05 12/26?
Bradley Jn 12/08 12/27
Huddersfield 12/12 [P1] 12/31
Marsden 12/23 [P2] 12/43
Diggle Jn 12/29 12/48
Greenfield 12/32 12/50
Stalybridge 12/39 [P1] 12/55
Guide Bridge 12/45 [P1] 12/59
Denton Jn 12w50 ~ 13w13 13/06?
Denton Station Jn 13/15 13/34?
Reddish South 13/17 13/38
Ash Bridge Jn 13/19 13/40
Heaton Norris Jn 13/20 [US] 13/42
Stockport 13.24a ~ 13.28d [P1] [UF] 13.44 ~ 13.46
Edgeley Jn No.1 13/30 13/48
Adswood Road Jn 13/32 13/49
Cheadle Hulme 13/33 [P2] 13/51
Wilmslow 13/38 [P4] 13/54
Alderley Edge 13/40 13/56
Sandbach 13/53 [P3] [UF] 14/06
Sydney Bridge 13/59 14/11
Crewe [Up Manchester Loop] 14*00 ~ 14*08 ?
Crewe 14.11a ~ 14.16d [P5] 14/28?
Crewe Gresty Lane 14.22 ~ 14.27 ? ~ 14.25
Crewe 14L34a ~ 15L15d [P12] 14.34 ~ 15.15
Crewe Gresty Lane 15/19 15/18
Nantwich 15/23 15/23
Wrenbury 15/31 15/32
Prees 15/40 15/41
Wem 15/43 15/46
Harlescott LC 15/51 15/52
Shrewsbury 15/55 [P4] 15/57
English Bridge Jn 15/57 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 15/59 16/01
Dorrington 16/07 16/09
Marsh Brook LC 16/16 16/18
Craven Arms 16/20 [P2] 16/23
Bromfield 16/24 16/28
Woofferton 16/31 16/34
Leominster 16/38 16/38
Morton-on-Lugg 16/45 16/46
Shelwick Jn 16/50 16/50
Hereford 16/54 [P2] 16/53
Tram Inn 17/02 17/02
Pontrilas 17/10 17/11
Abergavenny 17/21 17/22
Little Mill Jn 17/28 17/28
Pontypool & New Inn 17/30 ?
Cwmbran 17/33 17/34
Maindee North Jn 17/39 17/42
Maindee East Jn 17/41 [UM] 17/45
Llanwern West Jn 17/44 17/48
Severn Tunnel Junction 17/51 [P4] 17/55
Severn Tunnel West 17/52 17/56
Severn Tunnel East 17/57 18/00
Pilning 17/58 [P1] 18/01
Patchway 18/06 [P1] 18/05
Filton Abbey Wood 18/11 [P1] [ML] 18/07
Horfield Jn 18/12 18/08
Narroways Hill Jn 18/14 18/10
Dr Day's Jn 18/16 18/11
Bristol East Jn 18/17 [DF] 18/13
Bristol Temple Meads 18.19a [P8] 18.15


Associated Light Engine Workings

5Z53 : (70000 with 35451) : York N.R.M. to York
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
York N.R.M. 08.50d
York Siemens 08.55 ~ 09.00
York 09.05 ~ 09.09 [P10]
Skelton Jn 09.15 ~ 09.18
York Yard North R.S. 09.22 ~ 09.23
York Thrall Turntable 09.28 ~ 09.58
York Yard North R.S. 10.03 ~ 10.04
Skelton Jn 10.08 ~ 10.11
York 10.14 ~ 10.20 [P5]
York Holgate Sidings 10.23 ~ 10.32
York

10.35a [P10]


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