21st April 1984

British Rail
Conway Crusader II

Locos Used 40086, 40118, 40122, 40192 & 50007
Stock Used load 12 (mark 1 VB/DH)

Route : 1T12 throughout

Loco(s) Route
50007 Coventry - Birmingham New Street - Llandudno Junction
50007 + 40192 Llandudno Junction - Blaneau Ffestiniog
50007 + 40192 Blaneau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction
40086 Llandudno Junction - Holyhead
40086 Holyhead - Chester
40122 Chester - Wrexham General - Croes Newyd South Jn
40122 Croes Newyd South Jn - Hawarden - Bidston - (via Birkenhead Docks) - Rock Ferry South Jn - Hooton (1) - Chester - Crewe (1)
40118 Crewe - ??? - Coventry

Notes :
(1) Booked route was: Hooton - Ellesmere Port - West Cheshire Jn - Mouldsworth - Altrincham - Stockport - Crewe but was diverted due to late running.

Sources : David Dockray (joined the train at Birmingham New Street, left the train at Coventry),
Vaclad, Alex McGlasham & Harry Harper

Photo Review


50007 during the run-round at Blaneau Ffestiniog (photo: Ian Jordan)


40092 pulling forward to run-round at Blaneau Ffestiniog (photo: Ian Jordan)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Phil Sherringham)

M Location Booked
0.00 Coventry 06.45d
10 Birmingham International 06.57a ~ 06.58d
15 Stechford 07/04
? Proof House Jn 07/08
19 Birmingham New Street 07.10a ~ 07.13d
? Soho South Jn 07/19
? Galton Jn 07/21
26 Dudley Port 07/24
32 Wolverhampton 07.31a ~ 07.33d
47 Stafford 07.50a ~ 07.52d
52 Norton Bridge 07/58
? Madeley 08/07
71 Crewe 08.19a ~ 08.22d
? Mold Jn 08/54
? Sandycroft 09/00
? Holywell Jn 09/10
119 Prestatyn 09/18
122 Rhyl 09/24
137 Llandudno Junction 09p44a ~ 09p56d
148 Llanrwst 10/21
165 Bleanau Ffestiniog 10p50a ~ 11p15d
181 Llanrwst 11/43
193 Llandudno Junction 12L15a ~ 12L45d
208 Bangor 13/02
? Gaerwen 13/14
233 Holyhead 13p35a ~ 14p10d
? Gaerwen 14/28
258 Bangor 14/36
273 Llandudno Junction 14/52
288 Rhyl 15/07
? Holywell Jn 15/18
? Mold Jn 15/30
317 Chester 15L38a ~ 15L48d
? Saltney Jn 15/52
? Rossett 15/58
329 Wrexham General 16p05a ~ 16p15d
? Wrexham Exchange 16/20
? Caergwrle 16/26
? Penyffordd 16/31
? Hawarden 16/36
? Dee Marsh Jn 16/41
357 Bidston 17c00a ~ 17c02d
? Birkenhead No.2 17/05
? Birkenhead Canning Street North 17/54
? Birkenhead Green Lane Jn 18c00a ~ 18c02d
360 Rock Ferry 18/12
365 Hooton 18/22
374 West Cheshire Jn 18/37
378 Mouldsworth 18/50
387 Greenbank 19/00
389 Northwich 19.03a ~ 19.10d
395 Knutsford 19/18
402 Altrincham 19.35a ~ 19.38d
? Deansgate Jn 19/40
? Skelton Jn 19/42
? Northenden Jn 19/48
411 Stockport 20.01a ~ 20.11d
? Edgeley Jn 20/13
413 Cheadle Hulme 20/16
? Wilmslow 20/19
418 Alderley Edge 20/21
431 Sandbach 20/30
435 Crewe 20.42a ~ 20.52d
? Madeley 21/05
454 Norton Bridge 21/15
459 Stafford 21.23a ~ 21.24d
474 Wolverhampton 21.43a ~ 21.45d
480 Dudley Port 21/52
? Galton Jn 21/56
? Soho South Jn 22/00
487 Birmingham New Street 22.04a ~ 22.07d
? Proof House Jn 22/09
491 Stechford 22/14
496 Birmingham International 22.19a ~ 22.21d
506 Coventry 22.32a


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