7th February 1987

Branch Line Society
Edwalton Researcher

DMUs Used  M51130+M59615+M51143 & 53106+59616+53056

Route : 1L04 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Soho East Jn - Wolverhampton
as listed Wolverhampton - Darlaston Jn - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Park Lane Jn - Abbey Jn - Nuneaton Midland Jn - Wigston North Jn - Leicester - Loughborough - Trent South Jn - Stenson Jn - North Stafford Jn - Egginton Jn (1)
as listed Egginton Jn - Mickleover
as listed Mickleover - Egginton Jn (1)
as listed Egginton Jn - Derby
as listed Derby - Spondon - Loughborough - Syston East Jn - Melton Mowbray
as listed Melton Mowbray - Edwalton
as listed Edwalton - Melton Mowbray - Manton Jn - Kettering
as listed Kettering - Wigston South Jn - Glen Parva Jn - Nuneaton Midland Jn - Abbey Jn - Water Orton - Proof House Jn -  Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) A double reversal was required at Egginton Jn to get on the branch, a single reversal to get off again.


From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.

Sources : Mike Scott & Robin Addison (on the train throughout) & Andy Pullar

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mike Scott & Howard Harrison)

Miles Location Booked Times Actual Times
0 Birmingham New Street 08.15d 09.04
- Proof House Jn 08/17 09/06
- Aston 08/23 09/10
- Perry Bar West Jn 08/28 09/14
- Soho East Jn 08/32 09/20
17 Wolverhampton 08.55a  ~ 09.00d 09.36 ~ 09.40
- Portobello Jn 09/06 09/45
- Darlaston Jn 09/11 09/49
- Pleck Jn 09/14 09/52
24 Walsall 09.17a  ~ 09.18d 09.55 ~ 09.57
- Ryecroft Jn 09/21 09/59
- Park Lane Jn 09/39 10/24
- Whitacre Jn 09/48 10/32
- Abbey Jn 10/05 10/49
- Nuneaton Midland Jn 10/08 10/52
- Wigston North Jn 10/35 11/10
70 Leicester 10.39a  ~ 10.43d 11.15 ~ 11.18
- Syston South Jn 10/48 11/23
82 Loughborough 10/55 11/30
- Trent South Jn 11/01 11/37
103 Stenson Jn 11/18 11/57
- North Stafford Jn 11.20a ~ 11.25d 11/58
107 Egginton Jn 11.34a  ~ 11.39d 12.03  ~ 12.15
112 Mickleover 11.50a ~ 12.00d 12.25  ~ 12.29
117 Egginton Jn 12.10a ~ 12.15d 12.41  ~ 12.45
- North Stafford Jn 12/24 12/53
126 Derby 1235a ~  1305d 13.02 ~ 13.17
- London Road Jn 13/06 13/18
- Spondon 13/10 13/21
- Trent South Jn 13/16 13/27
143 Loughborough 13/23 13/34
- Syston East Jn 13/30 13.45 ~ 13.48
- Melton Mowbray 13.47a ~ 13.51d 14.04 ~ 14.08
175 Edwalton 14.08a ~ 14.18d 14.41 ~ 14.45
191 Melton Mowbray 14/35 15.19 ~15.22
206 Manton Jn 14/51 15/39
224 Glendon South Jn 15/08 16/03
224 Kettering 15.12a  ~ 15.16d 16.09 ~ 16.19
- Market Harborough 15/30 -
- Wigston South Jn 15/47 16/51
- Glen Parva Jn 15/52 16.53  ~ 16.54
- Nuneaton Midland Jn 16/08 17/20
- Abbey Jn 16/11 17/23
- Whitacre Jn 16/25 17/41
- Water Orton 16/31 17/44
- Landor St Jn 16/39 17/52
- Proof House Jn 16/42 -
285 Birmingham New Street 16.44a 17.56


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