Trip Workings - Chester District
from 8th May 1978

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 5 (SX)
Class 08 Air Braked Diesel
FromTo 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 Diesel
FromTo 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 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 05:30 MO0T11

LD

Mold Jcn

06:00 MO
15:00 FSX
15:00 FO
12:30 MO
12:30 MSX
03:30 SO
 

Shunt

Mold Jcn

 03:30 SO0Z00

LD

Chester HS

04:00 SO  

 


Trip 26 (SX)
Class 25 Diesel
Arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 07:300T26

LD

Mold Jcn

 08:158T26

 

Chester

08:30  

Trip traffic to NCL, Chester West FD, Diesel Depot and Brook Lane

Chester HS

09:30  

 


Trip 28 (SX)
Class 25 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 07:550T28

LD

Penmaenmawr

08:10  

Shunt as required

Penmaenmawr

 09:009T28

Works DCE stone trains as ordered or works as required by DCE until

Llandudno Jcn

14:55  

 


Trip 29 (SX)
Class 25 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 11:450T29

 

Mold Jcn

12:0012:259T29

 

Point of Ayr Colly

13:0614:07 

 

Rockliffe Hall

14:3915:13 

 

Mold Jcn

15:3016:25 

 

Chester No 5

16:4016:50 

Reverse

Chester Wagon Shops

16:5517:05 

LD

Chester Middle Yard

17:1017:408T29

 

Mold Jcn

17:55 0Z00

LD

Chester HS

18:20  

 


Trip 30 (SX)
Class 25 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 06:35 MO9T30

 

Mold Jcn

06:50 MO07:107T30

Loco off 02:28 from Bescot MSX

Sandycroft

07:1507:22 

 

Holywell Jcn

pass07:40 

 

Rhyl

pass07:58 

 

Llandudno Jcn

08:2108:23 

Crew change

Bangor

08:48  

 

Bangor

 09:359T30

 

Gaerwen

09:5210:22 

 

Valley

10:5711:37 

Shunt.

Holyhead Old Yard

11:4912:097T30

 

Valley

12:2012:40 

Only calls when required to attach flask

Bangor

pass13:15 

 

Penmaenmawr

13:3014:108T30

Stops to attach

Llandudno Jcn

14:25  

Shunt as required

 

 15:050K53

LD

Croes Newydd HS

15:30  

(Note: Obviously in error)


Trip 36 (SX)
Class 25 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 07:000T36

LD

Wagon Shops

07:1007:339T36

 

Chester No 6

07:3507:40 

Reverse

Mold Jcn

07:5008:157T36

 

Rhyl

08:5509:25 

 

Colwyn Bay

09:4410:29 

 

Llandudno Jcn

10:37  

Shunt

Llandudno Jcn

 12:400Z00

LD

Chester DD

13:45  

 


Trip 37 (MWFO)
Class 25 Diesel
arrdep 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  

 

Holywell Jcn

 10:08 

Runs if required

Mostyn

10:1911:04 

Runs if required

Holywell Jcn

11:15  

Runs if required

Holywell Jcn

 12:05 

 

Dentiths Sidings

12:2712:42 

 

Mold Jcn

12:5713:070Z00

LD

Chester No 6

pass13:17 

 

Chester DD

13:22  

 


Trip 37 (TThO)
Class 25 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

08:3015:30 

For use by DCE as required


Trip 46 (SX)
Class 25 Dual-Braked Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 03:400T46

 

Llandudno Jcn

03:50  

Shunt as required

Llandudno Jcn

 04:437T46

 

Bangor

05:08  

Shunt as required

Bangor

 06:097T46

AIR. Runs 10 minutes earlier MO Bangor to Gaerwen

Gaerwen

06:2206:32 

Reversing / token

Amlwch Town

07:1807:45 

Token

Assoc Octel Sdgs

07:5808:30 

 

Amlwch Town

08:4308:45 

Token

Gaerwen

09:3009:35 

Token

Bangor

09:4910:15 

Shunt and attach up direction traffic

Llandudno Jcn

10:34  

Shunt as required

Llandudno Jcn

 11:00 

 

Bangor

11:25  

Shunt as required

Bangor

 12:358T46

 

Gaerwen

13:0213:07 

Token

Gaerwen 1 mp

13:1013:14 

Pin down brakes

Gaerwen 2 mp

13:1913:22 

Release brakes

Amlwch 15 mp

13:5413:58 

Pin down brakes

Amlwch Town

14:0714:09 

Token

Amlwch Octel Sdgs

14:24  

Works 14:54 to Ellesmere Port


Trip 47 (SX)
Class 40 Diesel
arrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 06:350T47

LD

Llandudno Jcn

06:40  

 

Llandudno Jcn

 07:038T47

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

Llanrwst

07:3007:37 

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

08:2309:30 

When not required to run to Trawsfynydd returns to Llandudno Jcn at 10:24

Trawsfynydd

10:0810:528T47

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

11:3013:04 

 

Llanrwst

 13:39 

Token

Llandudno Jcn

14:0415:108T47

 

Mostyn

   

Stops if required

Mold Jcn

16:29  

Loco works 8D40 1300 TThO Sandhills 1345 WFO Hope St to Penmaenmawr


Trip 92
Class 08 Diesel
fromto Head-codeNotes

Chester Passenger Station and Freight Depots Mixed Shunt

23:31 SUN
15:45 SX
03:13 SUN
13:30 MO
13:30 MX
05:15 SUN
 

Shunt passenger, also freight as required, including the following at the approximate times shown:
DCE and DS&TE Sdgs and Chester Wagon Shops
 05:30 to 07:30 MX
Chester Wagon Shops
 12:00 to 13:00 SX
Shunt and trip from Chester West, Diesel Depot and NCL to Middle Yard
 15:45 to 17:00 SX