29th March 1980

M. & G.N. Joint Railway Society
Central Wales Rambler
(Day Out With A Difference No. 118)

Loco(s) Used at least 47xxx & 86xxx

Route :

Loco Route
86xxx London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - ??? - Birmingham New Street
47xxx Birmingham New Street - ??? - Shrewsbury
47xxx Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Llandrindod Wells - ??? - Hereford - ??? - Birmingham New Street
86xxx Birmingham New Street - ???-  Rugby - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Off train options were;
Tour A: circular train tour (remaining on train).
Tour B: Hereford steam depot - leaving the train at Llandrindod Wells for a road coach to Hereford, rejoining the train at Hereford.
Tour C: scenic tour of the Radnor Forest area - by road coach from Llandrindod Wells, rejoining the train at Hereford.

Source : Eddie Humphrey

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Eddie Humphrey)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Euston 08.55d 23.10a
Harrow & Wealdstone ??.??a ~ 09.12d 22.55a ~ ??.??d
Watford Junction ??.??a ~ 09.21d 22.47a ~ ??.??d
Bletchley ??.??a ~ 09.49d 22.25a ~ ??.??d
Northampton ??.??a ~ 10.08d 22.08a ~ ??.??d
Rugby ??.??a ~ 10.32d 21.48a ~ ??.??d
Birmingham New Street ??L??a ~ 11L10d 21.00a ~ ??.??d
Hereford - ??.??a ~ 19.35d
Shrewsbury 12p20a ~ 12p48d -
Craven Arms 13p20a ~ 13p30d -
Llandrindod Wells 14p45a 15p15d


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