10th August 1980

British Rail (Stoke Division)
(Churnet Rail to Cheddleton)

DMU Used 6-car set

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Crewe - Alsager - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Stoke Jn - Endon - Leek Brook Jn Sidings
as listed Leek Brook Jn Sidings - Cheddleton
as listed Cheddleton - Leek Brook Jn Sidings
as listed Leek Brook Jn Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Ticket price of 2.80 included admission to the North Staffordshire Railway Museum at Cheddleton. A repeat tour was scheduled to be run on September 7th 1980, did it take place as planned?

Source : Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Crewe 14.00d ?   19.25a ?
6.30 Alsager ??.??a ~ 14.11d ?   19.13a ~ ??.??d ?
8.56 Kidsgrove ??.??a ~ 14.17d ?   19.08a ~ ??.??d ?
11.78 Longport ??.??a ~ 14.25d ?   19.00a ~ ??.??d ?
15.09 Stoke-on-Trent ??.??a ~ 14.33d ??.?? ~ 14.48   18.53a ~ ??.??d ?
15.49 Stoke Jn 14/35 14/49   ? ?
19.21 Milton Jn 14/55 15/01   ? ?
22.29 Endon 15/08 15/13   ? ?
26.21 Leek Brook Sidings 15.22 ~ 15.26 15.26 ~ 15.30   ? ?
27.49 Cheddleton 15.33a 15.40   17.50d ?


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