9th June 2019

Vintage Trains
Last Steam from Ironbridge (2 trains)

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 7029 'Clun Castle'
Stock Used 96100+35470+993??+99349+9101+5191+5157+5212+4927

Route :
1Z86 : Shrewsbury to Wellington
1Z87 : Wellington to Wellington

Loco(s) Route
7029 (1) Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Madeley Jn
47773 (2) Madeley Jn - Ironbridge
7029 (1) Ironbridge - Madeley Jn
47773 (2) Madeley Jn - Telford Central - Wellington
7029 (1) Wellington - Telford Central - Madeley Jn
47773 (2) Madeley Jn - Ironbridge
7029 (1) Ironbridge - Madeley Jn
47773 (2) Madeley Jn - Telford Central - Wellington

Notes:
(1) 47773 on rear.
(2) 7029 on rear.
(3) These trains were advertised as possibly the last chance to ride behind a steam locomotive up the Ironbridge branch.

Source : Al Wallace (on both tours throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Shrewsbury 11.48d [P7] 11.48   - -
Abbey Foregate Jn 11/54 11/49   - -
Wellington 12.06a ~ 12.09d [P1] 12.03 ~ 12.10   14.15a [P2] 14.19
Telford Central 12.14a ~ 12.17d [P1] 12.20 ~ 12.24   14.08a ~ 14.10d [P2] 14.07 ~ 14.10
Madeley Jn 12/19 ?   14/06 14/04
Madeley Jn Sig.491 12.20 ~ 12.30 ?   14.00 ~ 14.05 ?
Madeley Jn 12/31 12/32?   13/58 13/58
Ironbridge Power Station (Stop Board) 13.01a ?   13.21d ?

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Wellington 14.23d [P2] ?   16.38a [P2] ?
Telford Central 14.28a ~ 14.30d [P1] ?   16.31a ~ 16.33d [P2] ?
Madeley Jn 14/32 ?   16/29 ?
Madeley Jn Sig.491 14.33 ~ 14.38 ?   16.22 ~ 16.27 ?
Madeley Jn 14/39 ?   15.50 ~ 16.20 ?
Ironbridge Power Station (Stop Board) 15.10a ?   15.20d ?


Back to "The Railtour Files"