29th July 1973

British Rail
(Day Excursion)

Loco Used 279
Stock Used load 12

Route :

Loco Route
279 (?York - ) Leeds - Morley - Thornhill LNW Jn - Huddersfield - Diggle - Stalybridge - OA & GB Jn - Denton Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - Sutton Bridge Jn - Welshpool - Machynlleth - Dovey Junction - Borth - Aberystwyth
279 Aberystwyth - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds ( - York?)

Notes :
(1) Train delayed outward at Ulleskelf due to cattle on the line.

Source : Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Acual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Leeds 08.40d 09.28   22.38a 22.56
4.52 Morley ? 09/39   ? 22/48
10.56 Thornhill LNW Jn ? 09/46   ? 22/38
17.20 Huddersfield ? 09/58   22/02 22/31
24.28 Marsden ? 10/12   21/49 22/21
27.76 Diggle ? 10/16   ? 22/17
34.76 Stalybridge ? 10/26   21/31 21*58 ~ 22*04
36.64 OA & GB Jn ? [SLW]   ? ?
38.76 Denton Jn ? 11/17 [UL]   ? ?
43.64 Stockport ? 11c31 ~ 11c32   21x12 ~ 21c14 21.33 ~ 21.34
46.12 Cheadle Hulme ? 11/36   ? 21/27
49.72 Wilmslow ? 11/44   ? 21/19
54.48 Chelford ? 11/51   21/03 21/15
64.16 Sandbach ? 11/59   ? 21/05
68.60 Crewe ? 12c07 ~ 12c09   20c27 ~ 20c28 20.55 ~ 20.57
73.16 Nantwich ? 12/18   ? ?
82.44 Whitchurch ? 12/28   ? 20/24
101.36 Shrewsbury ? 12c47 ~ 12c49   19c45 ~ 19c47 19.52 ~ 19.59
102.28 Sutton Bridge Jn ? 12/51   ? 19/49
112.48 Westbury ? 13/06   ? 19/35
121.20 Welshpool ? 13/16   19/15 19/22
134.76 Newtown ? 13/33   ? 19/06
140.44 Caersws ? 13/40   ? 18/55
148.32 Talerddig ? 13/53   18/41 18/46
162.08 Machynlleth ? 14/09   18/16 18/19
165.76 Dovey Junction ? 14/14   ? 18/13
174.12 Borth ? 14/27   17x53 ~ 17x56 17.55 ~ 18.00
182.36 Aberystwyth 14.15a 14.41   17.35d 17.38


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