18th October 1980

Monmouthshire Railway Society
Kenfig Krawler

DMU Set's Used 51304+59???+51322 & 51319+59474+51387

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Bristol Temple Meads - Newport - Cardiff Central - Ferry Road Branch (Penarth Harbour Branch) (1)
as listed Ferry Road Branch - Grangetown
as listed Grangetown - Barry - Vale of Glamorgan line - Ford Branch (to A48 LC)
as listed Ford Branch - Ford's Jn
as listed Ford's Jn - Bridgend - Tondu - Ogmore Vale - Nant-y-Moel (2)
as listed Nant-y-Moel - Ogmore Vale - Tondu
as listed Tondu - Llynfi Jn, Maesteg (8m 55ch from Bridgend, Llynfi Jn)
as listed Llynfi Jn, Maesteg - Tondu - via Ogmore Vale Extension - Margam Abbey East Jn - Margam Yard - Port Talbot Docks Branch (3)
as listed Port Talbot Docks Branch - Margam Yard
as listed Margam Yard - Port Talbot - Court Sart Jn - Jersey Marine South Jn - Burrows SB - Upper Bank - Morriston
as listed Morriston - Upper Bank - Burrows SB - Jersey Marine South Jn - Port Talbot - Bridgend - Cardiff Central - Newport - Bristol Temple Meads
 
Notes:
(1) Ferry Road : almost to stop board before points (BR limit).
(2) Nant-y-Moel : almost to end of line.
(3) Port Talbot Dock : to stop board near far end of loops (before hoppers).
(4) Planned photo-stop at St Athan abandoned after arrival and replaced by one at Llantwit Major.

Sources : Andy Pullar, Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby)

Location Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 09.00d 09.01
Severn Tunnel Junction 09.19a ~ 09.20d 09.22 ~ 09.23
Newport 09.38a ~ 09.40d 09.42 ~ 09.57 [P1]
Cardiff Central 09.57a ~ 09.59d 10.11 ~ 10.15
Grangetown 10*03 ~ 10*08 10.19 ~ 10.19
Ferry Road 10.23 ~ 10.30 10.28 ~ 10.32
Grangetown 10.45 ~ 10.52 10.46 ~ 10.49
Barry 11.06 ~ 11.07d 11.06 ~ 11.08
St Athan 11p23 ~ 11p33 11.31 ~ 11.34
Llantwit Major ? 11p37a ~ 11p46d
Bridgend Ford Sidings GF 11*47 ~ 11*55 12/02
Ford Branch 12.03 ~ 12.10 12.09 ~ 12.16
Bridgend Ford Sidings GF 12.18 ~ 12.25 12.23 ~ 12.26
Bridgend 12.30a ~ 12.32d 12.30 ~ 12.34
Tondu 12p40 ~ 12p50 12.43 ~ 12.55
Tondu Ogmore Jn 12.53 ~ 12.54 12/57
Caedu 13.11 ~ 13.12 13.19 ~ 13.20
Nant-y-Moel 13p31 ~ 13p46 13.39 ~ 13.55
Caedu 14.03 ~ 14.04 14.13 ~ 14.15
Tondu Ogmore Jn 14.24 ~ 14.25 14/37
Tondu 14.28 ~ 14.35 14.40 ~ 14.43
Maesteg 14p55 ~ 15p05 14.58 ~ 15.09
Llynfi Jn 15.12 ~ 15.18 15.12 ~ 15.19
Tondu 15t44 ~ 15t45 ?
Cefn Jn 15t53 ~ 15t55 ?
Abbey East 16.10 ~ 16.12 ?
Port Talbot Dock 16.28 ~ 16.35 ?
Abbey West 16.46 ~ 16.53 ?
Port Talbot 16.56a ~ 16.57d 17.13 ~ ??.??
Court Sart Jn 17/01 ?
Dynevor Jn 17/03 ?
Jersey Marine South Jn 17/06 ?
Burrows Box 17.12 ~ 17.13 ?
Eastern Depot 17.22 ~ 17.23 ?
Upper Bank 17.32 ~ 17.36 ?
Morriston 17.48 ~ 17.54 ?
Upper Bank 18.06 ~ 18.10 ?
Eastern Depot 18.19 ~ 18.24 ?
Burrows Box 18.33 ~ 18.34 ?
Jersey Marine South Jn 18/41 ?
Dynevor Jn 18/44 ?
Briton Ferry Up Flying Loop Jn 18/48 ?
Port Talbot 18.53a ~ 18.55d ?
Bridgend 19/09 ?
Cardiff Central 19.33a ~ 19.45d ?
Newport 19.59a ~ 20.01d ?
Severn Tunnel Junction 20.12a ~ 20.13d ?
Bristol Temple Meads 20.35a ?


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