4th May 2019

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
The Ynys Mon Express

Locos Used 67005 'Queen's Messenger' & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used (1) (21249)+4998+4991+4959+1832+3146+3123+3149+3141+1651+3068+3066+21269

Route :
1Z04 : Leicester to Holyhead
1Z07 : Holyhead to Leicester

Loco Route
67005 Leicester - Loughborough - East Midlands Parkway - Trent South Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Castle Donington - Stenson Jn - North Stafford Jn - Tutbury & Hatton - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Alsager - Crewe
60163 Crewe - Chester - Rhyl - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
60163 Holyhead -  (reverse of outward route) - Crewe
67005 Crewe -  (reverse of outward route) - Leicester

Notes :
(1) 21249 was only in the consist when 60163 was on the train.
(2) Off tour options: Visit to the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways or Llandudno Victorian Festival or Caernarfon.
(3) Doug Lindsay's comments: Those for FR alighted at Llandudno Junction (c.210 persons). As did the Llandudno Victorian Festival visitors (c.30), the Caernarfon passengers alighted at Bangor (c.40) and rest (c.120) went on to Holyhead.  I did the FR trip, 4 road coaches and as timing was tight our 12.20 booked departure of the FR Charter train from Blaenau Ffestiniog left 15 minutes late. Arriving only 5 minutes late at Porthmadog though!  Non stop through Tan-y-Bwlch too, a first for me! The WHR bit ran to time OK with arrival at Caernarfon on time at 16.30.  Passengers returned to Bangor to rejoin charter.
(4) Tour postponed from 28/04/18 & 29/09/18.

Source : Doug Lindsay (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Doug Lindsay & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leicester 07.01d [P1] [DF] 07.01   22.24a [UF] [P2] 22.13
Syston South Jn 07/08 [DS] 07/12   22/11 [UF] 22/06
Sileby Jn 07/13 [DS] 07/16   22/09 [UF] 22/03
Loughborough 07.20a ~ 07.25d [P3] [DS] 07.21 ~ 07.24   22.02a ~ 22.05d [P2] [UF] 21.52 ~ 21.55
East Midlands Parkway 07.33a ~ 07.38d [P3] [DS] 07.32 ~ 07.37   21.49a ~ 21.52d [P2] [UF] 21.38 ~ 21.43
Ratcliffe Jn 07/39 [DS-DF] 07/38   21/48 21/37
Trent South Jn 07/41 07/40   21/46 21/36
Sheet Stores Jn 07/42 07/42   21/45 21/34
Castle Donington 07/51 07/48   21/37 21/27
Stenson Jn 08/07 08/02   21/23 21/15
North Stafford Jn 08/08 08/04   21/22 21/11
Tutbury & Hatton 08/16 08/11   21/12 21/06
Uttoxeter 08.25a ~ 08.29d ?   20.59a ~ 21.02d ?
Uttoxeter SB 08/31 08/30   20/57 20/53
Caverswall 08/44 08/43   20/45 ?
Longton 08/48 08/46   20/41 20/37
Stoke Jn 08/52 08/50   20/37 20/32
Stoke-on-Trent 08.54a ~ 08.59d [P2] 08.52 ~ 08.58   20.32a ~ 20.35d [P1] 20.28 ~ 20.31
Kidsgrove 09/09 [P4] 09/07   20/23 [P3] 20/19
Alsager 09/12 09/11   20/15 20/15
Barthomley Jn 09/15 09/14   20/12 20/12
North Stafford Jn 09/18 09/18   20/09 20/09
Crewe 09L21a ~ 10L02d [P12] 09.21 ~ 10.01   19L41a ~ 20L06d [P12] 19.37 ~ 20.06
Crewe Steel Works 10/07 10/04   19/37 19/33
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 10/19 10/15   19/28 19/25
Chester 10/32 [P3] 10/27   19/15 [P4] 19/07
Chester South Jn 10/33 [DM] 10/28   19/12 [UF] 19/00
Saltney Jn 10/35 10/31   19/09 18/58
Rockcliffe Hall 10/43 10/38   18/58 18/52
Holywell Jn 10/50 10/47   18/51 18/46
Prestatyn 11/00 10/56   18/42 [P3] 18/39
Rhyl 11/03 11/01 [DM]   18/38 [P1] 18/35
Colwyn Bay 11/14 [P1] ?   18/27 [P2] ?
Llandudno Junction 11w20a ~ 11w40d [P1] 11.19 ~ 11.41 [P1]   18w02a ~ 18w22d [P1] 18.02 ~ 18.19 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 11/47 ?   17/53 ?
Bangor 11.58a ~ 12.01d [P2] 12.02 ~ 12.04   17.38a ~ 17.41d [P1] 17.38 ~ 17.41
Menai Bridge 12/05 ?   17/33 ?
Llanfairpwll 12/07 ?   17/31 ?
Gaerwen Jn 12/10 ?   17/28 ?
Valley 12/26 ?   17/12 ?
Holyhead 12.33a [P1] 12.34   17.04d [P1] 17.04


Associated Workings on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways

Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog: 'David Lloyd George'. Porthmadog to Caernarfon Garrett 138.
Consist: 100+112+113+114+105+110+12+17+16.

Location Booked
Blaenau Ffestiniog 12.20d
Porthmadog 13.30a ~ 14.10d
Caernarfon 16.30a


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

04/05/19 :
5Z03 : (67005 + tour stock) : Eastleigh Arlington to Leicester

Location Booked
Eastleigh Arlington 03.00d
Eastleigh 03.05 ~ 03.07
Shawford 03/13
Winchester 03/16
Worting Jn 03/29
Basingstoke 03/32
Bramley 03/43
Southcote Jn 03/52
Oxford Road Jn 03/53
Reading West Jn 03/55
Goring & Streatley 04/03
Didcot East Jn 04/11
Didcot North Jn 04/12
Kennington Jn 04/21
Oxford 04/24
Wolvercote Jn 04/26
Heyford 04/34
Aynho Jn 04/38
Banbury 04/44
Fenny Compton 04/52
Leamington Spa 05/02
Hatton 05/08
Dorridge 05/14
Bentley Heath LC 05/15
Tyseley 05/25
Small Heath South Jn 05/32
Bordesley Jn 05/37
St Andrews Jn 05/38
Landor Street Jn 05c41 ~ 05c48
Water Orton 05/57
Coleshill Parkway 05/59
Whitacre Jn 06/00
Abbey Jn 06/12
Nuneaton 06/15
Hinckley 06/21
Croft 06/26
Wigston North Jn 06/32
Knighton Jn 06/35
Leicester 06.40a [P1]

5Z04 : (60163 with 21249) : Crewe Heritage Centre to Crewe

Location Booked
Crewe Heritage Centre 08.50d
Crewe Heritage Centre GF 08.55 ~ 09.00
Crewe Sig.CE142 09.03 ~ 09.06
Crewe 09.09a

0Z05 : (60163) : Holyhead - Valley - Holyhead
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holyhead 13.40d
Valley 13.50 ~ 13.52
Valley Nuclear Electric 14.00 ~ 14.25
Valley 14.33 ~ 14.35
Holyhead 14.43a

5Z07 : (60163 with 21249) : Crewe - Gresty Lane - Crewe S.S.N. - Crewe Heritage Centre
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Crewe 19.51d [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 19.57 ~ 20.00
Crewe SSN SB 20.06 ~ 20.09
Crewe Sig.CE543 20/14
Crewe 20.16 ~ 20.26 [UDL]
Crewe Sig.CE142 20.28 ~ 20.31
Crewe Heritage Centre GF 20.34 ~ 20.39
Crewe Heritage Centre 20.44a

5Z08 : (67005 + tour stock) : Leicester to Toton Yard

Location Booked
Leicester 22.44d [P2]
Syston South Jn 22/50
Sileby Jn 22/53
Loughborough 22/57
Trent South Jn 23/02
Trent East Jn 23/03
Long Eaton LC 23/07
Toton North Yard 23.12a

05/05/19 :
5Z09 : (67005? + tour stock) : Toton Yard to Burton Wetmore Sidings

Location Booked
Toton North Yard 14.12d
Long Eaton LC 14/17
Trent East Jn 14/21
Sheet Stores Jn 14/23
Castle Donington 14/29
Stenson Jn 14/42
North Stafford Jn 14/43
Clay Mills Jn 14/47
Burton-on-Trent East Yard Loop 14.56 ~ 15.04
Burton Sig.DY172 15.09 ~ 15.14
Burton Wetmore Sidings 15.20a

06/05/19 :
5Z10 : (60163 with 21249) : Crewe Heritage Centre to Tyne Yard

Location Booked
Crewe Heritage Centre 11.00d
Crewe Heritage Centre GF 11.06 ~ 11.11
Crewe 11.14 ~ 11.20 [P6]
Crewe Coal Yard 11/23
Winsford 11/33
Hartford Jn 11/40
Acton Bridge 11*43 ~ 11*47
Weaver Jn 11/51
Acton Grange Jn 11/56
Warrington Bank Quay 11/58
Dallam Jn 11/59
Winwick Jn 12/02
Golborne Jn 12/04
Springs Branch Jn 12/09
Wigan South Jn 12/10
Wigan North Western 12/11
Balshaw Lane 12/19
Euxton Jn 12/22
Ribble Jn 12/27
Preston 12c30 ~ 12c32
Garstang & Catteral 12/43
Lancaster 12/54
Morecambe South Jn 12/56
Carnforth North Jn 13/00
Oxenholme Sig.CE45 13*15 ~ 13*35
Oxenholme Lake District 13/36
Tebay 13/52
Penrith North Lakes 14/15
Upperby Bridge Jn 14/32
Upperby Jn 14/36
London Road Jn 14w41 ~ 15w10 [GL]
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/15
Corby Gates SB 15/20
Brampton Fell SB 15/28
Low Row SB 15/33
Haltwhistle 15/43
Haydon Bridge 15/58
Hexham 16/10
Prudhoe 16/28
Wylam 16/31
Blaydon 16/36
Metrocentre 16/39
Norwood Jn 16/43
Low Fell Jn 16/46
Tyne Yard S.S. 16.51a


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