23rd September 1950
(Special Run by Diesel Railcar over the Former Severn & Wye Railway)
|DMU Used||at least W7W|
|as listed||Birmingham Moor Street - ??? - Gloucester - ??? - Sharpness (1) - Severn Bridge - Lydney Junction (2) - Lydney Town (3) - Tufts Jn - Parkend - Coleford Branch Jn|
|as listed||Coleford Branch Jn - Coleford|
|as listed||Coleford - Coleford Branch Jn - Serridge Jn - Drybrook Road - Cinderford|
|as listed||Cinderford - Drybrook Road - Serridge Jn - Lydbrook Junction|
|as listed||Lydbrook Junction - Ross-on-Wye - Rotherwas Jn - Hereford - Shelwick Jn - ??? - Birmingham Snow Hill|
(1) For visit to loco shed of docks and Inland Waterways Executive.
(2) To visit WR shed and Steel Co. of Wales Tinplate Works.
(3) For lunch break.
(4) Route confirmation required. W7W photographed on the train at Coleford. A repeat of the tour that ran on 22nd July 1950, this tour was booked to traverse the Coleford, Cinderford and Lydbrook Junction branches. Was photographed at Sharpness South, Coleford, Cinderford and Lydney. Stephenson Locomotive Society members were also invited to travel on this trip.
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
Sources : Ian Clark (SLS), John Debens & Andrew Fairholm
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))
|Birmingham Moor Street||08.40d|
|Sharpness||10.45a ~ 11.40d|
|Lydney Junction||11.52a ~ 12.30d|
|Lydney Town||12.34a ~ 14.00d|
|Coleford||14.29a ~ 15.00d|
|Cinderford||15.54a ~ 16.10d|
|Ross-on-Wye||16.55a ~ 16.58d|
|Hereford||17.31a ~ 17.41d|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||19.30a|
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