Wolverhampton - Towyn Performance Log


Date 24th August 1986 Weather Sunny, light winds
Loco(s) 25037 / 25201 Seated Coach 3
Train 0345 Paddington - Pwllheli "The Snowdonian II" Railtour
  Coaches Net Tare Locos Type Mk.1
Load 8 297 324 470  
Passing Point Miles Time Speed (mph) EDBHP RAILHP at Speed (mph) Gradient Speed Limit Comment
Wolverhampton 0 0-00              
Wolverhampton N. Jn. 0.59 1-53 30*            
Stafford Road Jnct. 1.20 2-52 48*            
Oxley SB 1.36 3-03 52            
Oxley North Jnct. 2.36 4-01 67 1/2           Max 68 1/2 mph
Bilbrook 4.00 5-27 66            
Codsall 4.69 6-07 59            
MP 148 6.18 7-43 56 1/2            
Albrighton 7.65 9-05 70            
Cosford 9.04 10-18 68           Max 73 mph
River Worle Bdg 10.30 11-21 73 1/2            
Shifnal 12.48 13-11 68 1/2 840 1170 72 150    
Madeley Jnct. 14.50 15-00 60 710 950 62 1/2 150    
Telford Central 15.67 16-10 57 1/2            
Oakengates Tnl Sth 16.10 16-43 60            
Oakengates 16.56 17-09 67            
New Hadley 17.71 18-09 70 1/2           Max 71 1/2 mph
Ketley Jnct. 18.42 18-46 65*            
Stafford Jnct. 19.12 19-37 44 1/2            
Wellington 19.44 20-09 48            
Market Drayton Jnct. 20.01 20-46 52 1/2            
Admaston 21.14 21-55 66            
Allscott SB 22.61 23-09 72 1/2            
Walcot 23.40 23-49 70            
Upton Magna 25.92 26-00 67            
Belvidere Bdg 28.16 28-05 51            
Abbey Foregate Jnct. 29.36 30-44 18            
                  crew change 1 min
English Bridge Jnct. 0.74 2-45 15*            
Sutton Bridge Jnct. 1.24 5-10 10*         20  
Hookagate SB 3.32 8-45 47         60  
Hanwood 5.32 11-01 61 840 1010 53 1/2 -550 60  
Cruckmeole Jnct. 5.88 11-33 62 1260 1490 61 1/2* 310    
Yockelton 7.87 13-21 64 1/2 1380 1630 63 1/2* 250 70  
MP 8 9.49 14-02 56 1/2 1300 1510 59 105 70  
Westbury 11.55 18-16 17         15  
MP 11 12.74 20-36 43 1290 1350 31 230 70  
Plas Y Court 13.75 22-15 34 1/2         40  
Breidden 14.49 23-15 55         70  
Buttington Jnct. 17.54 26-21 54 1/2         70  
Buttington Xing 18.58 27-38 45 1/2         45  
Welshpool 20.12 31-11           15  
                   
MP 35 1.29 2-32 53 1/2       -405    
Forden 4.26 5-55 51*         45  
Montgomery 6.26 8-09 60* 1060 1260 56 2000 60  
MP 41 7.04 8-56 58*       160    
Abermule 9.85 12-09 43         25  
MP 45 11.79 14-32 49 1310 1450 48 1/2 180 50  
Newtown 13.74 17-20 15*         15  
Scafell 15.62 20-39 52 1/2 1100 1180 34 1650 60  
Moat Lane Jnct. 18.39 23-31 45 1/2         50  
Caersws 19.46 25-55 15*         60  
Pontdolgoch 21.06 29-10 35 710 770 29 1/2 350 50  
MP 57 23.54 32-40 45 1/2 1410 1520 42 1/2 130 50  
Carno 25.22 34-42 50 1260 1410 49 1/2 190 60  
Talerddig 27.34 37-43 22*         15  
Llanbrynmair 30.72 41-51 59 1/2         60  
Commins Coch 34.21 46-06 36         60  
Cemmes Road 36.04 48-45 55         60  
MP 71 37.79 50-25 51         60  
Machynlleth 41.18 55-54           15  
                   
MP 77 1.87 2-57 56 1/2 1390 1480 38     Max 60 1/2
Dovey Jnct. 3.90 6-14 11*            
Gogarth 5.54 9-10 23*            
Abertafol 7.23 13-05 26*            
Penhelig 9.00 17-04 26*            
Aberdovey 9.89 18-55 29*            
Towyn 13.56 25-16              

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