7th September 1980

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

Did this train run? Details taken from previous tour brochure.

DMU Used ????

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) This identical tour to that run on 10th August 1980 was scheduled to run according to the brochure given out on the first train. Ticket price of 2.80 included admission to the North Staffordshire Railway Museum at Cheddleton. Timings below are from the first tour - were they identical on this second running date?

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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