Trip Workings - Chester District
from 6th November 1972

Part I (Chester and the North Wales Coast)

Taken from the BR Trip diagrams booklet, these are the freight trip workings servicing Chester and the North Wales Coast. Workings around Wrexham and Shrewsbury are detailed in Part II.

Trip 1 Class 08 DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Chester No 1 South End and Warehouse Shunt

06:30 Mon12:45 Sat 

Shunt and trip as required NCL, South End Yard, Middle Yard, Brook Lane and Wagon Shops


Trip 5 (SX) Class 08 Air Braked DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Holyhead Freightliner Maintenance Shunt

06:00 MO
10:30 MSX
17:30 MO
19:30 MSX
 

Works Freightliner wagons to and from maintenance pit, shunting out cripples and reforming wagon sets as required


Trip 6 Class 08 Air Braked DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Holyhead Mixed Shunt

06:45 SuX
21:10 Dly
07:30 SUN
20:35 SuX
04:00 Dly
14:00 SUN
 

Works to orders on Passenger, Freight and Freightliners maintenance movement


Trip 11 Class 08 DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Mold Jcn West End

23:55 SUN
00:01 MX
08:00 SX
16:00 SX
07:25 MO
07:30 MX
15:30 SX
23:30 SX
 

 


Trip 25 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 20:000T25

 

Chester Middle Yard

20:1020:308T25

 

Chester No 6

pass20:34 

 

Saltney Jn

pass20:39 

 

Mold Jcn No 1

pass20:45 

 

Mold Jcn

20:50  

 


Trip 26 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Mold Jcn

 23:158T26

After working 20:50 from Coton Hill

Chester

23:28  

 


Trip 29 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 05:12 MO0T29

LD

Chester No 6

pass05:16 MO 

Fast Line

Saltney Jn

pass05:19 MO 

 

Mold Jcn

05:56 MO05:47 MO9T29

 

Sandycroft

pass05:54 MO 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass06:03 MO 

 

Holywell Jcn

06:17 MO08:27 MO
08:33 MSX
8T29

Shunt

Talacre

08:45 MO
08:48 MSX
09:00 MO
09:08 MSX
 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass09:16 MO
09:24 MSX
 

 

CEGB Sidings

09:32 MO
09:40 MSX
10:179T29

 

Sandycroft

pass10:26 

 

Mold Jcn

10:3210:400T29

 

Saltney Jn

pass10:45 

 

Chester No 6

pass10:50 

 

Chester DD

10:5311:409T29

 

Chester No 6

pass11:44 

 

Saltney Jn

pass11:50 

 

Mold Jcn

11:5512:569T29

 

Sandycroft

pass13:03 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass13:12 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass13:27 

 

Talacre

13:3714:17 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass14:31 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass14:43 

 

Sandycroft

pass14X52 

Cross to Slow Line

Mold Jcn

14:5916:02 

 

Sandycroft

pass16:09 

 

CEGB Sidings

16:2217:22 

 

Sandycroft

pass17:32 

 

Mold Jcn

17:3917:490Z00

LD

Chester Middle Yd

18:05  

 


Trip 29 (SO) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Holywell Jcn

 08:058T29

 

Talacre

08:2308:58 

 

CEGB Sidings

09:3010:46 

 

Sandycroft

pass10:56 

Cross to Slow Line

Mold Jcn

11:0111:200T29

LD

Saltney Jn

pass11:26 

 

Chester No 6

pass11:30 

 

Chester DD

11:35  

 


Trip 31 Class 08 DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Chester Holding Sidings

04:00 MX
08:30 SX
06:00 MX
15:30 SX
 

Shunt NCL.
For use by DCE as required.


Trip 36 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 05:460T36

LD

Chester No 6

pass05:48 

 

Saltney Jn

pass05:52 

 

Mold Jcn

05:5906:218T36

RWS

Sandycroft

pass06:28 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass06:36 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass06:47 

 

Rhyl

07:1207:27 

RWS

Colwyn Bay

07:5208:22 

RWS

Llandudno Jcn

08:3409:20 

 

Llandudno

09:3510:25 

 

Llandudno Jcn

10:4011:17 

 

Rhyl

11:4912:30 

RWS

Prestatyn

12:4112:51 

Run round

Dyserth

13:0613:36 

 

Prestatyn

13:5114:03 

Run round / reverse

Mostyn

   

Calls as required

Holywell Jn

14:2816:00 

 

Colwyn Bay

16:4817:45 

RWS

Llandudno Jcn Yd

17:5618:55 

 

Llandudno Jcn

19:0019:05 

 

Colwyn Bay

pass19:13 

 

Abergele

pass19:22 

 

Rhyl

pass19:28 

 

Prestatyn

pass19:33 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass19:46 

 

Mold Jcn

20:05  

Locomotive works 22:27 Mold Jcn to Bescot


Trip 37 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 07:380T37

LD

Chester No 6

pass07:42 

 

Saltney Jn

pass07:47 

 

Mold Jcn

07:5208:369T37

RWS. Slow Line

Sandycroft

pass08:43 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass08:54 

 

Holywell Jn

09:1010:40 

Shunt 09:15 to 10:35

Mostyn

10:5211:12 

 

Holywell Jn

11:2211:32 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass11:47 

 

Dentiths Sidings

11:5412:19 

 

Sandycroft

pass12:29 

 

Mold Jcn

12:3413:08 

 

Saltney Jn

pass13:14 

 

Chester No 6

pass13:18 

 

Chester Wagon Shops

13:2314:25 

 

Chester No 6

pass14:30 

 

Saltney Jn

pass14:35 

 

Mold Jcn

14:4015:20 

 

Connahs Quay

15:3416:40 

 

Rockcliffe Hall

pass16:46 

 

Holywell Jn

17:0017:529T37

Preference must be given to the clearance of Dyserth traffic detached off 9T36

Rockcliffe Hall

pass18:06 

 

Mold Jcn

18:19  

 


Trip 47 (MWFO) Class 24 DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

 

08:2015:30 

Works as required by DCE

 

   

Locomotive works in multiple 15:45 Llandudno Jcn to Holyhead WFO 16:05 to Chester DD MO


Trip 47 (TThO) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn CS

 06:350T47

LD

Llandudno Jcn

06:4007:038T47

 

Llanrwst

07*3007*35 

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

08:2110:08 

Propel

Trawsfynydd

10:4912:21 

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

13:0213:15 

 

Llanrwst

pass13:50 

 

Llandudno Jcn

14:15  

Locomotive works in multiple 15:45 Llandudno Jcn to Holyhead


Trip 48 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Penmaenmawr

 08:07 

After working 04:40 from Mold Jn. Conveys DCE stone work as required by DCE until

Llandudno Jn

15:30  

Locomotive works in multiple 15:45 Llandudno Jcn to Holyhead MSX 16:05 to Chester DD MO


Trip 49 Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Amlwch

 08:59 

After working 06:25 from Bangor.

Gaerwen

09:4810:24 

 

Bangor

pass10:40 

 

Llandudno Jn

11:0913:31 SX8T49

Shunt

Bangor

pass14:03 SX 

 

Gaerwen

14:18 SX14:21 SX 

 

Amlwch

15:09 SX  

Then works 16:00 SX to Mold Jn


Trip 50 Class 08 DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn CS

 03:07 MO0T50

LD

Bangor

04:07 MO  

 

Bangor Shunt Mixed

05:45 MO
05:15 MSX
05:15 SO
19:40 MO
21:10 MSX
09:27 SO
 

 

Bangor

 09:27 SO0Z00

LD

Llandudno Jcn

10:23 SO  

 


Trip 56 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Bangor

 08:209T56

 

Gaerwen

08:3709*07 

 

Valley

09:4210*34 

 

Holyhead

10:44  

 


Trip 92 Class 08 DieselFromTo Head-codeNotes

Chester Passenger Station Shunt

23:31 SUN
16:15 SX
16:15 SO
13:45 MO
13:45 MX
06:45 SUN