Trip Workings - Chester District
from 6th October 1975

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 line. Although each diagram specifies a locomotive type, classes 24, 25 or 40 could appear on any of the non-08 workings.

Trip 1 Class 08 Air Braked DieselArr / (From)Dep / (to) Head-codeNotes

Chester No 1 South End and Warehouse Shunt

06:30 Mon06:30 Sat 

Shunt and trip as required, NCL, SE Yard, Middle Yard, Brook Lane, Wagon Shops and work trip

Chester Wagon Shops

 13:20 SX 

 

Chester No 6

13:22 SX 13:27 SX 

 

Mold Jn Yd

13:50 SX14:25 SX 

 

Chester No 5

14RR45 SX15RR05 SX 

 

Chester Wagon Shops

15:15 SX15:25 SX 

DBV

Chester Middle Yard

15:30 SX  

 


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

Holyhead Freightliner Maintenance Shunt

06:00 MO
10:30 MX
17:30 MO
19:30 MX
 

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 Dly
21:10 Dly

07:30 SUN
21:10 SUN
20:35 Dly
04:00 MX & SUN
14:00 SUN
04:00 MO
 

Works to orders on Passenger, Freight and Freightliners maintenance movement


Trip 11 Class 08 Dieselfromto Head-codeNotes

Mold Junction Shunt

00:20 MO
05:45 SX
15:25 SX
05:45 MO
12:55 SX
05:45 MX
 

 


Trip 25 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester Middle Yard

 20:408T25

After working No 29

Chester No 6

pass20:44 

 

Mold Jcn No 1

pass20:55 

 

Mold Jcn

21:00  

Then work 7F58 22:15 to Walton Old Jn


Trip 26 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Mold Jcn

 23:578T26

After working 21:30 from Coton Hill

Chester

00:10  

 


Trip 27 (MO) Class 47 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Crewe DN HS

 17:05 SUN0Z00

LD

Chester HS

19:15 SUN00:55 

 

Chester Yard

01:00  

 

Chester HS

 01:40 

LD

Chester Yard

01:4502:157T27

 

Mold Jn

02:2803:13 

 

Holywell Jn

pass03:33 

 

Rhyl

pass03:51 

 

Llandudno Jcn

04:1706:59 

Then works 5K30 Holyhead to Crewe Uphill Sdgs from Llandudno Jn dep 06:59


Trip 28 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 03:23 

LD

Mold Junction

03:3604:108T28

 

Holywell Jn

pass04:37 

 

Rhyl

pass05:00 

 

Llandudno Jcn

05:3607:47 

 

Penmaenmawr

07:47  

 

Penmaenmawr

08:1008:20 MWFO 

Conveys DCE stone work as required by DCE until

Llandudno Jcn

15:30 MWFO  

 

Penmaenmawr

 08:20 TThO 

LD

Llandudno Jcn HS

08:35 TThO  

 

Llandudno Jcn HS

 15:53 MFO0Z00

LD in multiple

Rhyl

pass16:18 MFO 

 

Holywell Jn

pass16:36 MFO 

 

Mold Jn No 1

pass16:54 MFO 

 

Chester No 6

pass16:58 MFO 

 

Chester HS

17:03 MFO  

 

Llandudno Jn

 15:53 TWThO0Z00

LD in multiple

Bangor

pass16:20 TWThO 

 

Menai Bridge

pass16:22 TWThO 

 

Llanfairpwll

pass16:29 TWThO 

 

Gaerwen

pass16:33 TWThO 

 

Holyhead HS

17:00 TWThO  

 


Trip 29 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 05:00 MO0T29

LD

Chester No 6

 05:04 MO 

 

Mold Jcn

05:15 MO05:47 MO9T29

 

Holywell Jcn

06:17 MO08:038T29

MX After working 04:45 from Runcorn FL and shunting from 06:15

Talacre

08:1908:59 

 

CEGB Sidings

09:2710:080T29

LD

Mold Jcn

10:2510:35 

 

Chester No 6

pass10:46 

 

Chester DD

10:5011:409T29

 

Chester No 6

pass11:44 

 

Mold Jcn

11:5512:359T29

 

Holywell Jcn

pass13:048T29

 

Talacre

13:1614*07 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass14:21 

 

CEGB Sidings

14:3915:138T29

 

Mold Jcn

15:3016:40 

 

Holywell Jcn

17:0817:358T29

 

Mold Jcn

18:0418:140Z00

LD

Chester Middle Yd

18:29  

 


Trip 29 (SO) 2 x Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Holywell Jcn

 07:568T29

After working 04:45 from Runcorn FL and shunting from 06:15

Talacre

08:1308:53 

 

CEGB Sidings

09:2109:57 

 

Mold Jcn

10:1410:390T29

LD

Chester No 6

pass10:50 

 

Chester DD

10:54  

 


Trip 30 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 04:40 

LD

Chester Yd

04:4505:057T30

RWS

Mold Jcn

05:2005:407T30

 

Holywell Jcn

pass06:02 

 

Rhyl

pass06:20 

 

Llandudno Jcn

06:4206:44 

Crew change

Bangor

07:0908:20 9T30

 

Gaerwen

08:3709*07 

 

Valley

09:4210*34 

 

Holyhead

10:4412:188T30

 

Valley

12:3112:51 

Stops to pick up

Bangor

13:3814:00 

 

Llandudno Jcn

14:3215:030Z00

LD

Llandudno Jcn HS

15:0815:530Z00

LD in multiple

Rhyl

pass16:18 

 

Holywell Jn

pass16:36 

 

Mold Jn No 1

pass16:54 

 

Chester No 6

pass16:58 

 

Chester HS

17:03  

 


Trip 36 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 06:45 

LD

Chester Yard

06:5007:228T36

 

Mold Jn

07:3808:00 

 

Sandycroft

08*0708*20 

 

Holywell Jn

08*4208*57 

 

Rhyl

09:2510:29 

 

Colwyn Bay

10:5312:25 

 

Llandudno Jcn

12:53  

Shunt as required

Llandudno Jcn

 15:10 

 

Mostyn

   

Stops if required

Mold Jn

16:29  

 


Trip 37 (MWFO) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 07:450T37

LD

Chester No 6

pass07:488T37

 

Mold Jcn

08:0008:20 

Slow Line

Connahs Quay

08:3409:22 

 

Holywell Jcn

09:41  

Shunt and trip to Mostyn as required

Holywell Jcn

 12*14 

 

Dentiths Sidings

12:3613:02 

 

Mold Jcn

13:1713:27 

LD

Chester No 6

Pass13:37 

 

Chester DD

13:42  

 


Trip 37 (TThO) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

08:3015:30 

For use by DCE as required


Trip 46 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 04:10 MO0T46

LD

Llandudno Jcn

04:20 MO04:43 MO7T46

 

Bangor

05:08 MO  

 

Bangor

 06:068T46

After working 7D90 23:16 FSX from Stoke Yard

Gaerwen

06:2306:31 

 

Gaerwen 1 mp

06:3606:40 

Pin down brakes

Gaerwen 2 mp

06:4506:49 

Release brakes

Amlwch 15 mp

07:1707:21 

Pin down brakes

Amlwch Town

07:3407*45 

 

Assoc Octel Sdgs

08:0008:208T46

 

Amlwch Town

pass08:35 

 

Gaerwen

09:2410:05 

 

Bangor

10*2310*39 

 

Llandudno Jcn

11:11  

Shunt

Llandudno Jcn

 12:418T46

 

Bangor

pass13:11 

 

Gaerwen

13:2513:33 

 

Gaerwen 1 mp

13:3913:43 

Pin down brakes

Gaerwen 2 mp

13:4813:52 

Release brakes

Amlwch 15 mp

14:2014:24 

Pin down brakes

Amlwch Town

pass14:35 

 

Amlwch Octel Sdgs

14:5015:07 

 

Gaerwen

16:1116:537T46

 

Bangor

17:0917:40 

 

Llandudno Jcn

18:0318:40 

Crew change and Examination

Colwyn Bay

pass18:48 

 

Rhyl

pass19:08 

 

Holywell Jn

pass19:27 

 

Mold Jn No 1

pass19:44 

 

Mold Jcn

19:47  

Works 8K37 21:30 to Stoke Cockshute Sdgs


Trip 47 (SX) Class 24 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 06:35 MO0T47

LD

Llandudno Jcn

06:40 MO  

 

Bangor

 06:07 MSX0T47

LD. Loco off 01:35 Pcls from Guide Bridge

Llandudno Jcn

06:28 MSX  

 

Llandudno Jcn

 07:038T47

To work to DCE requirements when not required at Blaenau Ffestiniog or Trawsfynydd

Llanrwst

07*3007*46 

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

08:3210:08 

Propel

Trawsfynydd

10:4912:21 

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

13:0213:15 

 

Llanrwst

pass13:50 

Token

Llandudno Jcn

14:1514:460Z00

LD

Llandudno Jcn HS

14:51  

 

Llandudno Jcn HS

 15:53 MFO0Z00

LD in multiple

Rhyl

pass16:18 MFO 

 

Holywell Jn

pass16:36 MFO 

 

Mold Jn No 1

pass16:54 MFO 

 

Chester No 6

pass16:58 MFO 

 

Chester HS

17:03 MFO  

 

Llandudno Jn

 15:53 TWThO0Z00

LD in multiple

Bangor

pass16:20 TWThO 

 

Menai Bridge

pass16:22 TWThO 

 

Llanfairpwll

pass16:29 TWThO 

 

Gaerwen

pass16:33 TWThO 

 

Holyhead HS

17:00 TWThO  

 


Trip 50 Class 08 Dieselarrdep 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 92 Class 08 Dieselfromto Head-codeNotes

Chester Passenger Station Shunt

23:31 SUN
16:15 SX
03:15 SUN
13:45 MO
13:45 MX
05:15 SUN