6th June 1981

British Rail / Wylam & District Round Table 1137
Birthday Specials

Loco Used steam: (4)4767

Route :

Loco Route
4767 Newcastle - Scotswood - Blaydon - Wylam - Hexham
4767 Hexham - (reverse of outward route) - Newcastle
4767 Newcastle - (via High Level Bridge) - Gateshead West - Norwood Jn - Blaydon - Wylam - Hexham
4767 Hexham - Wylam - Blaydon - Scotswood - Newcastle
4767 Newcastle - (via High Level Bridge) - Gateshead West - Norwood Jn - Blaydon - Wylam - Hexham
4767 Hexham - Wylam - Blaydon - Scotswood - Newcastle
4767 Newcastle - (via High Level Bridge) - Gateshead West - Norwood Jn - Blaydon - Wylam - Hexham
4767 Hexham - Wylam - Blaydon - Scotswood - Newcastle

Notes :
(1) Above represents four round trips to Hexham, each of which was sold as a separate train. Trains were part of a two day carnival at Wylam to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Stephenson.

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(From Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
Newcastle 10.35d 10.40d   12.30a 12.41a
Blaydon ? 10/48   ? ?
Wylam 10.51a ~ ??.??d 10.58a ~ ??.??d   ??.??a ~ 12.12d ??.?? ~ 12.20
Hexham 11.08a ?   11.50d ?

 

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Newcastle 13.15d 13.22 15.10a 15.40
Blaydon ? 13/43 ? 15/28
Wylam 13.48a ~ ??.??d 13.51 ~ 13.54 ??.??a ~ 14.49d 15.17 ~ 15.19
Hexham 14.05a 14.24 14.30d 14.49

 

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Newcastle 15.40d 18.06a
Wylam 16.13a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 17.49d
Hexham 16.30a 17.30d

 

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Newcastle 18.45d 21.16a
Wylam 19.18a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 20.59d
Hexham 19.35a 20.40d


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