Trip Workings - Chester District
from 14th May 1979

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, 40 or 47 could appear on any of the non-08 workings.

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 movement


Trip 11 Class 08 Dieselarrdep 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 DieselArrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 07:30 MO0T26

LD

Mold Jcn

 08:158T26

Loco off 02:15 from Healey Mills MSX

Chester

08:30  

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

Chester HS

09:30  

 


Trip 28 (SX) Class 25 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 07:55 0T28

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 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 11:45 0T29

 

Mold Jcn

12:0012:259T29

 

Talacre

13:0614:07  

 

CEGB Sidings

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 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 06:35 MO9T30

 

Mold Jcn

06:50 MO07:107T30

SL

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

 

Anglesey Aluminium Sidings

   

As required

Valley

12:2012:40 

Stops to attach

Bangor

pass13:15 

 

Penmaenmawr

13:3014:108T30

Stops to attach

Llandudno Jcn

14:25  

Shunt as required

Llandudno Jcn

 15:05 FSX0Z00

LD

Chester DD

16:20 FSX  

 

Llandudno Jcn

 15:05 FO0Z00

LD

Llandudno Jcn HS

15:10 FO  

 


Trip 36 (SX) Class 25 Dieselarrdep 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 TThO  

 

Chester No 5

13:45 MWFO13:47 MWFO 

Crew Change

Croes Newydd HS

14:18 MWFO  

 


Trip 37 (MWFO) Class 25 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 07:45 0T37

LD

Chester No 6

pass07:48 8T37

 

Mold Jcn

08:00 08:20  

 

Connahs Quay

08:34 09:22  

 

Rockcliffe Hall

09:2710:00 

 

Dentiths Sidings

10:05 10:20  

 

Mold Jcn

10:30 11:13  

 

Mostyn

11:5012:44 

 

Mold Jcn

13:21  

 

Mold Jcn

 13:310Z00

LD

Chester No 6

13:42 MO13:44 MO 

Reverse

Rossett

pass13:56 MO 

 

Wrexham North

pass14:05 MO 

 

Croes Newydd HS

14:11 MO  

 

Chester No 6

pass13:41 WFO  

 

Chester DD

13:46 WFO  

 


Trip 37 (TThO) Class 25 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

08:3015:30  

For use by DCE as required


Trip 46 (SX) Class 25 Dual-Braked Dieselarrdep 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

 12:458T46

 

Gaerwen

13:0213:07 

 

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  

 


Trip 47 (SX) Class 40 Dieselarrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 06:35 0T47

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 

Token. Cross.

Blaenau Ffestiniog

08:2309:30 

When not required to run to Trawsfynydd returns to Llandudno Jcn at 10:24 and works to A.M.s instructions until 14:00

Trawsfynydd

10:0810:52 

 

Blaenau Ffestiniog

11:3012:12 

 

Llanrwst

pass12:47 

Token

Llandudno Jcn

13:1115:108T47

 

Mostyn

   

Stops if required

Mold Jcn

16:29  

 


Trip 92 Class 08 Dieselfromto 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 SX
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