20th July 2019

Saphos Trains
The Welsh Marches Express

Locos Used (2) 47501 'Craftsman' & steam: 70000 'Britannia'
Stock Used 35317+3125+3148+80044+3122+3100+17159+3330+1203+5912

Route :
1Z10 : Crewe to Cardiff Central
1Z12 : Cardiff Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
70000 (1) Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Maindee West Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
70000 (1) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) 47501 on rear.
(2) 47501 running as D1944.
(3) 70000 carried a wreath in memory of Tony Kay.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Crewe 08.16d [P12] 08.16   21.50a [P12] 21.50
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/20 08/18   21/45 21/47
Nantwich 08/26 08/25   21/38 21/41
Wrenbury 08/30 08/34   21/34 21/37
Whitchurch 08.35a ~ 08.38d 08.47 ~ 08.48   21.27a ~ 21.30d 21.32 ~ 21.32
Prees 08/43 08/53   21/22 21/23
Wem 08/46 08/57   21/19 21/19
Harlescott LC 08/57 09/05   21/10 21/10
Shrewsbury Crewe Bank 09.01 ~ 09.15 ?   - -
Shrewsbury 09.20a ~ 09.23d [P7] 09.26 ~ 09.30   21.01a ~ 21.05d [P4] 21.01 ~ 21.05
English Bridge Jn 09/25 ?   20/59 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/27 09/33   20*40 ~ 20*56 20.27 ~ 20.53
Dorrington SB 09/35 09/40   20/32 ?
Church Stretton 09/44 ?   20/25 ?
Marsh Brook LC 09/48 09/53   20/22 20/12
Craven Arms 09/53 [P2] 09/58   20/16 [P1] 20/07
Bromfield 09/58 10/03   20/10 20/01
Ludlow 10/00 ?   19.46 ~ 20.08 ?
Woofferton 10/05 10/09   19/42 19/37
Leominster 10/12 10/14   19/35 19/32
Moreton-on-Lugg 10/21 10/21   19/26 19/24
Shelwick Jn 10/26 10/26   19/23 19/18
Hereford 10w29 ~ 11w14 [DR] 10.30 ~ 11.28   18w12 ~ 19w20 [UR] 18.10 ~ 19.15
Tram Inn 11/24 ?   18/04 18/00
Pontrilas 11/30 11/45   17/58 17/55
Abergavenny 11/44 11/57   17/44 17/44
Little Mill Jn 11/53 ?   17/36 17/33
Pontypool & New Inn 11/55 ?   17/33 ?
Cwmbran 11/59 12/08   17/28 17/26
Maindee North Jn 12/09 12/16   17/17 17/17
Maindee West Jn 12/12 12/17   17/14 17/15
Newport 12/13 [P2] [DR] 12/18   17/12 [P2] 17/14
Ebbw Jn 12/16 [DR] 12/21   17/09 [UR] 17/10
Marshfield 12/21 [DR] 12/25   17/05 [UR] 17/07
Long Dyke Jn 12/29 [E] 12/32   16/55 [UR] 17/00
Cardiff Central 12.31a [P3] 12.35 [P3]   16.53d [P2] [C] 16.56 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z11 : (70000 with 47501 on rear) : Cardiff Central to Cardiff Canton Sidings
5Z12 : (70000 with 47501 on rear) : Cardiff Canton Sidings to Cardiff Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 12.42d [P3] 16.38a [P2]
Cardiff Canton Sidings 12.46a 16.27d

0Z11 : (70000) :  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] [UM]
Long Dyke Jn 14/06  
Marshfield 14/14  
Ebbw Jn 14/18  
Newport 14/23 [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 15/04 [DR]  
Ebbw Jn 15/07  
Marshfield 15/13  
Long Dyke Jn 15/26  
Cardiff Central 15/29 [DM] [DM]
Cardiff Canton Sidings 15.35a  


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