12th May 1984

Welsh Marches Express

Did this train run? Details taken from pre-tour advertising.

Loco(s) Used ?????

Route :

Advertised Loco(s) Route
ac electric London Euston - Crewe
diesel Crewe - Shrewsbury
4930 Shrewsbury - Hereford
6960 Hereford - Newport
6960 Newport - Hereford
diesel Hereford - Birmingham
ac electric Birmingham - London Euston

Notes :
(1) S.L.O.A. tour booking code for this tour was 'W6'. Travel from many joining stations was possible with service trains being used to/from the main tour for an all-inclusive price.

Sources : Ian McDonald & John Debens

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Euston 07.50d 21.25a
Watford Junction 08.07d 21.00a
Birmingham New Street (09.00d) 19.30a
Crewe 10.10d (20.54a)
Shrewsbury 11.00d (19.32a)
Hereford (08.48d) 17.45a

Times in brackets denote a connecting service train.

Service Train Connections
(from John Debens)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Abergavenny 08.20d 18.18a
Bangor 06.40d 23.22a
Barrow-in-Furness 07.35d 23.46a
Birmingham International 08.57d 20.13a
Blackburn 08.34d 23.00a
Blackpool 07.57d 22.48a
Bolton 08.11d 22.57a
Bristol Temple Meads 07.10d 20.47a
Bristol Parkway 07.21d 19.58a
Cardiff 07.40d 19.04a
Carlisle 07.42d 23.39a
Carnforth 08.28d 22.49a
Cheltenham Spa 08.01d 20.16a
Chester 08.05d 21.43a
Colne 07.52d 23.43a
Coventry 08.47a 20.24d
Derby 08.17d 20.26a
Didcot Parkway 06.50d 21.47a
Holyhead 06.12d 23.54a
Huddersfield 08.11d 23.44a
Kidderminster 07.45d 21.26a
Lancaster 08.42d 22.30a
Leeds 07.44d 22.33a
Leicester 07.57d 21.23a
Liverpool Lime Street 09.00d 22.28a
Llandudno Junction 06.59d 23.01a
Manchester Piccadilly 09.20d 21.35a
Milton Keynes Central 07.30d 21.55a
Morecambe 08.20d 22.46a
Newport 07.55d 18.46a
Northampton 07.23d 21.34a
Nottingham 07.30d 22.19a
Nuneaton 08.32d 20.53a
Oxford 07.05d 21.10a
Peterborough 06.30d 22.41a
Preston 09.05d 22.08a
Reading 06.30d 21.45a
Rhyl 07.21d 22.33a
Rugby 07.56d 21.11a
Runcorn 09.17d 22.05a
Sheffield 07.40d 21.34a
Stafford 09.32d 20.25a
Stockport 09.28d 21.26a
Stoke-on-Trent 09.08d 21.49a
Swansea 06.30d 20.46a
Warrington Bank Quay 09.32d 21.19a
Wigan North Western 09.19d 21.51a
Wolverhampton 09.18d 20.08a
Worcester 07.26d 19.39a
Wrexham 09.40d 20.30a
York 07.10d 23.27a

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