3rd June 1950

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Birmingham Area Rail Tour

Loco Used 46757
Stock Used 2-coach push-pull set

Route : W730 throughout

Loco Route
46757 Birmingham New Street - Monument Lane - Harborne Jn - Harborne
46757 (1) Harborne - Harborne Jn - Monument Lane
46757 Monument Lane - Soho East Jn - Handsworth Jn - Perry Barr Station Jn - Aston Jn - Stechford
46757 (1) Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) Timings carried a note: "Permission has been granted by the Railway Executive for the journey to Harborne on the distinct understanding that the members do not alight from the train at Harborne station". This was the first passenger train to visit Harborne since 24th November 1934.

Sources : John Clifford, Howard Harrison & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


46757 paused at Harborne - taken by a local newspaper, the heads out of all
the windows suggest somewhat that this was a staged shot!
(photo: John Debens Collection/with permission from The Sunday Mercury)


46757 paused to reverse at Monument Lane.
(photo: W.A. Camwell / Stephenson Locomotive Society)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Howard Harrison & Ian Clark(SLS)/Peter Greenough)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 15.10d 15.10
Monument Lane 15.15a ~ 15.17d 15.14 ~ 15.17
Harborne Jn 15/20 ?
Harborne 15.33a ~ 15.35d 15.28 ~ 15.37
Harborne Jn 15/50 15.45 ~ 15.50
Monument Lane 15.55a ~ 15.58d 15.52 ~ 16.02
Soho East Jn 16/04 16/08
Handsworth Jn 16/10 16/12
Perry Barr Station Jn 16/13 16/14
Aston Jn 16/18 ?
Stechford 16.28a ~ 16.40d 16.27 ~ 16.50
Proof House Jn 16/53 ?
Birmingham New Street 16.55a 16.58


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