4th May 2019

Saphos Trains
The Welsh Marches Express

Loco Used steam: 34046 'Braunton' (1)
Stock Used 35465+6311+3125+3148+99993+3100+17159+3426+3330+1203+5991

Route :
1Z20 : Crewe to Cardiff Central
1Z22 : Cardiff Central to Crewe

Loco Route
34046 Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Maindee West Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
34046 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 34046 running numbered/named as 34052 'Lord Dowding'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Crewe 08.25d [P12] 08.24 [P12]   21.06a [P12] 21.01 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/29 08/27   21/02 20/58
Nantwich 08/34 08/32   20/55 20/53
Wrenbury 08/39 08/38   20/51 20/49
Whitchurch 08.46a ~ 08.51d 08.47 ~ 08.48   20.41a ~ 20.44d 20.43 ~ 20.44
Prees 08/59 08/53   20/34 20/34
Wem 09/02 08/58   20/31 20/30
Harlescott LC 09/14 09/05   20/22 20/21
Shrewsbury 09.20a ~ 09.23d [P7] 09.22 ~ 09.27   20.14a ~ 20.17d [P4] 20.11 ~ 20.17
English Bridge Jn 09/25 ?   20/12 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/28 09/30   20/09 20/08
Dorrington SB 09/36 09/38   20/02 20/02
Church Stretton 09/45 ?   19/55 ?
Marsh Brook LC 09/49 09/49   19/52 19/52
Craven Arms 09/54 [P2] 09/54   19/46 [P1] 19/45
Bromfield 10/00 09/59   19/40 19/39
Ludlow 10/02 ?   19/38 ?
Woofferton 10/07 10/04   19/33 19/30
Leominster 10/14 10/10   19/26 19/22
Moreton-on-Lugg 10/23 10/17   19/16 19/15
Shelwick Jn 10/26 10/24   19/09 19/09
Hereford 10w30 ~ 11w15 [DR] 10.27 ~ 11.16 [DR]   18w15 ~ 19w06 [UR] 18.17 ~ 19.06
Tram Inn 11/25 11/27   18/07 18/08
Pontrilas 11/31 11/33   18/00 ?
Abergavenny 11/45 11/44   17/44 17/51
Little Mill Jn 11/54 11/51   17/36 17/39
Pontypool & New Inn 11/56 ?   17/33 ?
Cwmbran 12/00 11/54   17/28 17/25
Maindee North Jn 12/09 12/02   17/17 17/15
Maindee West Jn 12/12 12/10   17/14 17/14
Newport 12/16 [P2] 12/12 [P2] [DR]   17/12 [P2] 17/12 [UR]
Ebbw Jn 12/21 [DR] 12/16   17/09 [UR] 17/09
Marshfield 12/29 [DR] 12/20   17/05 [UR] 17/05
Long Dyke Jn 12/40 [E] 12/27   16/55 [UR] 16/57
Cardiff Central 12.42a [P4] 12.30 [P4]   16.53d [P2] [C] 16.53 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z21 : (34046) : Cardiff Central to Cardiff Canton Sidings
5Z22 : (34046) : Cardiff Canton Sidings to Cardiff Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 12.52d [P4] 16.38a [P2]
Cardiff Canton Sidings 12.57a 16.27d

0Z21 : (34046) :  Cardiff Canton Sidings - Maindee North Jn - East Usk Branch - Cardiff Canton Sidings
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked Actual
Cardiff Canton Sidings 13.57d  
Cardiff Central 14/03 [UM]  
Long Dyke Jn 14/06  
Marshfield 14/14  
Ebbw Jn 14/18  
Newport 14/23 [P4] [P4]
Maindee West Jn 14/24  
Maindee North Jn 14.27 ~ 14.37  
Maindee East Jn 14.40 ~ 14.50  
East Usk Branch 14.53 ~ 14.58  
Maindee East Jn 15/00  
Maindee West Jn 15/02  
Newport 15/03 [P3] [P3]
Ebbw Jn 15/06  
Marshfield 15/14  
Long Dyke Jn 15/27  
Cardiff Central 15/29 [P4]  
Cardiff Canton Sidings 15.35a  


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