27th April 2019

Vintage Trains
The Chester Venturer

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 7029 'Clun Castle'
Stock Used 96100+35470+9101+5191+5212+1671+3110+3098

Route :
1Z71 : Dorridge to Chester
1Z72 : Chester to Dorridge

Loco(s) Route
7029 (1) Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Madeley - Crewe - Chester - Saltney Jn - Wrexham General - Ruabon - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Madeley Jn - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley - Solihull - Dorridge

Notes:
(1) 47773 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Dorridge 08.27d [P3] 08.28
Bentley Heath LC 08/29 08/31
Solihull 08.35a ~ 08.38d 08.36 ~ 08.41
Tyseley 08.46a ~ 08.50d [P2] 08.47 ~ 08.51
Small Heath South Jn 08/53 [FL] 08/53
Bordesley Jn 08/57 08/59
St Andrews Jn 09*00 ~ 09*08 ?
Proof House Jn 09/11 [WL] 09/12
Birmingham New Street 09.14a ~ 09.19d [P4] 09.16 ~ 09.20
Soho South Jn 09/25 09/27
Galton Jn 09/28 09/30
Dudley Port 09/33 09/36
Watery Lane 09*38 ~ 09*48 [DGL] ?
Wolverhampton 09.58a ~ 10.02d [P2] 09.59 ~ 10.02 [P2]
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/05 10/04
Bushbury Jn 10/07 10/05
Penkridge 10/15 10/12
Trent Valley Jn 10/21 [DS] 10/17
Stafford 10/22 [P5] [DS] 10/18 [P5]
Searchlight Lane Jn 10/28 [DS] 10/25
Madeley 10/40 [DS] 10/36
Basford Hall Jn 10/48 [DS] 10/42
Crewe 10.51a ~ 11.01d [P12] 11.00 ~ 11.04
Crewe Steel Works 11/06 11/08
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/18 11/18
Chester 11.30a [P3] ~ 15.40d [P3] 11.39 [P3] ~ 15.44 [P3]
Chester South Jn 15/41 15/46
Saltney Jn 15/44 15/49
Rossett Jn 15/51 15/55
Wrexham General 16w00 ~ 16w12 [P1] 16.01 ~ 16.13
Ruabon 16/19 ?
Chirk 16.25 ~ 16.26 ?
Gobowen 16/36 16/36
Shrewsbury 17/00 [P7] 17/00
Abbey Foregate Jn 17/01 ?
Wellington 17/23 [UM] 17/16
Telford Central 17/33 [P1] 17/26
Madeley Jn 17/37 17/28
Cosford 17/45 17/35
Stafford Road Jn 17/55 17/50
Wolverhampton North Jn 17/58 17/51
Wolverhampton 18.02a ~ 18.06d [P2] 17.54 ~ 18.05
Portobello Jn 18/12 18/11
Darlaston Jn 18/20 18/25
Bescot Stadium 18/23 [P1] 18/28
Perry Barr North Jn 18/34 18/35
Perry Barr West Jn 18/35 18/37
Soho East Jn 18*42 ~ 19*02 18.43 ~ ?
Soho South Jn 19/04 19/04
Birmingham New Street 19.11a ~ 19.22d [P2] 19.10 ~ 19.22
Proof House Jn 19/26 19/25
St Andrews Jn 19/29 19/31
Bordesley Jn 19/30 19/33
Bordesley [Up Loop] 19*33 ~ 19*43 [UGL] 19.36 ~ 19.43
Small Heath South Jn 19/45 [FL] 19/41
Tyseley 19.48a ~ 19.51d [P1] 19.46 ~ 19.47
Solihull 19.57a ~ 20.00d 19.57 ~ 20.00 [P1]
Bentley Heath LC 20/04 20/06
Dorridge 20.06a [P3] 20.08


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z70 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Tyseley to Small Heath South Jn
5Z70 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Small Heath South Jn to Dorridge

Location Booked
Tyseley Steam Trust 07.46d
Small Heath South Jn 07.53 ~ 07.58
Tyseley South Jn 08/02
Bentley Heath LC 08/11
Dorridge 08.13a [P3]

5Z71 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Chester to Chester East Jn
5Z71 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Chester East Jn to Chester Yard

Location Booked
Chester 11.40d [P3]
Chester East Jn 11.43 ~ 11.48
Chester Yard 11w51a [REC]

5Z72 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Chester Yard to Chester East Jn
5Z72 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Chester East Jn to Chester

Location Booked
Chester Yard 15w18d [REC]
Chester East Jn 15.21 ~ 15.27
Chester 15.30a [P3]

5Z73 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Dorridge to Small Heath South Jn
5Z73 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Small Heath South Jn to Tyseley

Location Booked
Dorridge 20.16d [P3]
Bentley Heath LC 20/19
Tyseley South Jn 20/27
Small Heath South Jn 20.34 ~ 20.39
Tyseley Steam Trust 20.46a


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