10th March 1984

B.R.
Conway Crusader

Locos Used 40029, 40047, 40122 (as D200), 50018, 86317

Route : 1T13 throughout

Loco(s) Route (1)
86317 Coventry - Birmingham New Street - Crewe - Manchester Piccadilly
40029 Manchester Piccadilly -  Skelton Jn - Arpley - Hooton - Birkenhead Docks - Wrexham General
40029 Wrexham General - Chester
40122 Chester - Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
50018 Llandudno - Llandudno Junction - Blaneau Ffestiniog
50018 + 40047 Blaneau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction
50018 Llandudno Junction - Chester - Crewe - Birmingham New Street
?50018? (2) Birmingham New Street - Coventry

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required.
(2) Confirmation required if the 50 worked back as far as Coventry. "Vaclad" confirms it got at least as far as Birmingham New Street.

Source : David Hills (compiled from contemporary reports)
(additional details from David Dockray who joined/left the train at Crewe)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Phil Sherringham)

M Location Booked
0.00 Coventry 07.05d
10 Birmingham International 07.14a ~ 07.15d
15 Stechford 07/19
19 Birmingham New Street 07.30a ~ 07.35d
? Soho South Jn 07/40
? Galton Jn 07/41
26 Dudley Port 07/44
32 Wolverhampton 07.51a ~ 07.53d
47 Stafford 08.08a ~ 08.10d
52 Norton Bridge 08/16
? Madeley 08/28
71 Crewe 08.40a ~ 08.42d
75 Sandbach 08/49
88 Alderley Edge 08/58
93 Cheadle Hulme 09/06
95 Stockport 09/08
? Slade Lane Jn 09/30
101 Manchester Piccadilly 09.16a ~ 09.26d
? Slade Lane Jn 09/30
107 Stockport 09.35a ~ 09.36d
? Northenden Jn 09/46
? Skelton Jn 09/51
? Sinderland Crossing 09/55
126 Arpley 10/10
? Acton Grange Jn 10/18
134 Frodsham Jn 10/28
137 Helsby 10/31
146 Hooton 10/43
151 Rock Ferry 10/50
? Birkenhead Green Lane Jn 10c52a ~ 10c54d
? Birkenhead Canning Street North 11/01
? Birkenhead No.2 11/53
154 Bidston 11c56a ~ 11c58d
? Dee Marsh Jn 12/27
? Penyffordd 12/37
181 Wrexham 12L49a ~ 13L00d
? Rossett 13/07
? Saltney Jn 13/12
193 Chester 13c18a ~ 13c33d
? Saltney Jn 13/37
? Mold Jn 13/39
? Sandycroft 13/42
? Holywell Jn 13/51
220 Prestatyn 13/59
223 Rhyl 14/04
238 Llandudno Junction 14/24
241 Llandudno 14.35a ~ 16.25d
244 Llandudno Junction 16/35
255 Llanrwst 16*50a ~ 17*01d
272 Bleanau Ffestiniog 17.35a ~ 17.55d
288 Llanrwst 18/27
300 Llandudno Junction 18c48a ~ 19c10d
314 Rhyl 19/28
? Holywell Jn 19/45
? Mold Jn 19/58
344 Chester 20.07a ~ 20.15d
? Beeston Castle 20/28
? Crewe Steel Works 20/36
365 Crewe 20.45a ~ 20.47d
? Madeley 20/57
384 Norton Bridge 21/07
390 Stafford 21.11a ~ 21.13d
405 Wolverhampton 21.32a ~ 21.34d
410 Dudley Port 21/40
? Galton Jn 21/44
? Soho South Jn 21/48
418 Birmingham New Street 21.35a ~ 21.58d
421 Stechford 22/06
426 Birmingham International 20.11a ~ 22.13d
437 Coventry 22.25a


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