13th July 2019

Statesman Rail
The Royal Windsor Statesman

Locos Used (3) 47501 'Craftsman' & 47853
Stock Used 5912+3384+3344+3348+1211+3312+3438+80043+3229+3188+9479

Route :
1Z47 : Chester to Windsor & Eton Riverside
1Z48 : Windsor & Eton Riverside to Chester

Loco(s) Route
47501 (1) Chester - Saltney Jn - Wrexham General - Ruabon - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - (via Northampton & WCML) - Wembley Central - Wembley Yard South Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Acton Canal Wharf - Acton Wells Jn - South Acton - Kew East Jn - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Windsor & Eton Riverside
47853 (2) Windsor & Eton Riverside - (reverse of outward route) - Chester

Notes :
(1) 47853 on rear.
(2) 47501 on rear.
(3) 47501 running as D1944, and 47853 running as 47614.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Chester 06.01d [P3] 06.01   23.14a [P3] 23.07
Chester South Jn 06/02 [DM] 06/03   23/12 [UF] 23/05
Saltney Jn 06/04 06/06   23/08 23/03
Rossett Jn 06/08 06/11   22/56 22/55
Wrexham General 06.15a ~ 06.18d [P1] 06.18 ~ 06.23   22.37a ~ 22.48d [P2] 22.41 ~ 22.48
Ruabon 06.24a ~ 06.26d ?   22.27a ~ 22.30d ?
Gobowen 06.35a ~ 06.37d 06.43 ~ 06.46   22.15a ~ 22.18d 22.18 ~ 22.22
Shrewsbury 06.59a ~ 07.14d [P7] 07.07 ~ 07.15   21.47a ~ 21.51d [P3] 21.49 ~ 21.55
Abbey Foregate Jn 07/16 ?   21/44 ?
Wellington 07.27a ~ 07.30d [P1] 07.29 ~ 07.32   21.29a ~ 21.32d [P2] 21.31 ~ ?
Telford Central 07.36a ~ 07.39d [P1] 07.39 ~ 07.43   21.19a ~ 21.22d [P2] 21.21 ~ 21.25
Madeley Jn 07/41 07/45   21/17 21/20
Cosford 07/46 07/50   21/12 21/15
Stafford Road Jn 07/54 07/58   21/05 21/08
Wolverhampton North Jn 07/55 07/59   21/04 21/06
Wolverhampton 07.59a ~ 08.02d [P2] 08.00 ~ 08.04   20.59a ~ 21.02d [P1] 21.02 ~ 21.05
Portobello Jn 08/07 08/10   20/54 20/55
Darlaston Jn 08/10 08/13   20/49 20/50
Bescot Stadium 08/11 [P1] 08/15   20/47 [P2] 20/48
Perry Barr North Jn 08/18 08/19   20/42 20/42
Aston 08/27 [P2] 08/27   20/38 [P1] 20/39
Stechford 08*33 ~ 09*02 [P3] 08.34 ~ 09.01   20/30 20/29
Birmingham International 09.09a ~ 09.24d [P1] 09.08 ~ 09.24 [P1]   20.08a ~ 20.22d [P1] 20.10 ~ 20.20 [P1]
Berkswell 09/29 09/30   20/03 20/04
Coventry 09.38a ~ 09.41d [P1] 09.38 ~ 09.42   19.54a ~ 19.57d [P3] 19.53 ~ 19.57
Trent Valley Jn 09/51 [SL] 09/52   19/45 [DC] 19/43
Rugby 09/52 [P6] [UN] 09/53   19/43 [P1] 19/42
Hillmorton Jn 09/54 09/55   19/41 [DN] 19/40
Daventry North Jn 09/56 09/58   19/38 19/38
Long Buckby 10/02 10/03   19/33 19/33
Northampton 10/15 [UM] 10/14   19/22 [P2] 19/20
Hanslope Jn 10/24 [US] 10/25   19/13 [DS] 19/10
Milton Keynes Central 10/31 [P1] [US] 10/30   19/08 [P3] [DS] 19/05
Bletchley 10/34 [P4] [US] 10/33   19/04 [P3] [DS] 19/02
Ledburn Jn 10/42 [US] 10/40   18/57 [DS] 18/55
Tring 10/49 [P5] [US] 10/44   18/52 [P3] [DS] 18/51
Bourne End Jn 10/55 [US] 10/52   18/44 [DS] 18/44
Watford Junction 11/03 [P9] [US] 11/02   18/34 [P8] [DS] 18/31
Harrow & Wealdstone 11/08 [P6] [US] 11/08   18/29 [P5] [DS] 18/22
Wembley Central 11/13 [P6] [UR] 11/11   18/25 [P5] [DS] 18/17
Willesden WM830&934 11c18 ~ 11c41 ?   - -
Willesden WM829&931 - -   18c18 ~ 18c21 ?
Sudbury Jn 11/43 11/38   18/14 18/09
Wembley Yard South Jn 11/45 11/39   18/13 18/07
Willesden No.7 Jn 11/47 11/42   18/12 [DR] 18/03
Acton Canal Wharf 11/50 11/45   18/01 18/01
Acton Wells Jn 11/52 11/47   17/59 17/58
South Acton Jn 11/57 11/55   17/53 17/51
Kew East Jn 12/00 11/57   17/45 17/45
Brentford 12/03 [P2] 12/01   17/42 [P1] 17/42
Hounslow 12/08 [P2] 12/05   17/35 [P1] 17/34
Feltham Jn 12/10 12/08   17/32 17/32
Feltham 12/12 [P2] 12/11   17/30 [P1] 17/29
Staines 12/18 [P2] 12/17   17/24 [P1] 17/23
Windsor & Eton Riverside 12.32a [P2] 12.29 [P2]   17.14d [P2] 17.13 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z?? : (47853 with 47501 on rear) : Windsor & Eton Riverside to Battersea Loop
5Z?? : (47501 with 47853 on rear) : Battersea Loop to Windsor & Eton Riverside

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Windsor & Eton Riverside 12.46d [P2]   16.58a [P2]
Staines 12/55   16/48
Feltham 13/00   16/42
Feltham Jn 13/02   16/40
Hounslow 13/05   16/37
Brentford 13/12   16/27
Barnes 13/24   16/16
Clapham Junction 13/35   16/05
Longhedge Jn 13/38   16/01
Stewarts Lane Jn 13/41   15/58
Battersea Loop 13.44a   15.55d


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