26th - 27th September 1959

Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society
Travel Great Western
(A.G.M. Special)

Locos Used 7007 'Great Western', 9004 & 9014

Route : 1X06 (throughout?)

Dates(s) Loco(s) Route
26/09 7007 London Paddington - Greenford - High Wycombe - Birmingham Snow Hill [P6] - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
26/09 9004 + 9014 Shrewsbury - Welshpool - Towyn
26/09-27/09 9004 + 9014 Towyn - Welshpool - Shrewsbury
27/09 7007 Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 9014 was originally uploaded as 9018 in error, the correction being supplied by the Archives Officer of the Talyllyn Railway and later reconfirmed by John Debens from tour records he has obtained.
(2) Visit made to the Talyllyn Railway whilst at Towyn.
(3) There is a suggestion that 75020 may have been used on the return leg from Towyn to Macynlleth but this is not confirmed and other sources recall seeing two 'Dukedogs' when the train left just before midnight.

Sources : LASERman, David Whittaker & book: 'Talyllyn Railway A.G.M. Specials'

Photo Review

7007 at Birmingham Snow Hill (photo: The John Debens Collection)

9004 leads 9014 at Welshpool (photo: The John Debens Collection)

From the Andrew Fairholm ticket collection.

Timings (Booked Only)

(timings are approximate, from booking form)

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 07.45d 06.25a
Greenford 08.00d 06.10a
Beaconsfield 08.21d 05.56a
Birmingham Snow Hill 10.?7d 03.36a
Shrewsbury 11.23d 02.15d
Towyn 14.18a 23.25d

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