Trip Workings - Chester District
from 1st June 1981

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 25, 40 or 47 could appear on any of the non-08 workings.

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

Holyhead Freightliner Maintenance Shunt

06:00 MO
09:30 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 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 movement


Trip 28 Class 25arrdep 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

14:45 (SO)
14:55 (SX)
  

 


Trip 29 (SX) Class 25 (Until 3rd Jul)arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 10:000T29

 

Chester Middle Yd

10:0510:109T29

Brake vans supplied off 9T36 07:08 ex Croes Newydd

Rockliffe Hall

10:3011:309T29

 

Point of Ayr

12:0013:309T29

Driverís PNB

Rockliffe Hall

14:0015:009T29

 

Mold Jcn

15:2515:559T29

 

Chester No 5

16RR1016RR209T29

 

Chester Wagon Shops

16:3517:05 

Detach brake van for 9T36 05:58 ex Chester following day

Chester Middle Yard

17:1018:308T29

 

Croes Newydd

19:10  

 


Trip 30 (SX) Class 40 Dual Brakedarrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn

 08:239T30

 

Bangor

08:4809:10 

 

Valley

10:2211:52 

Shunt as required

Holyhead Old Yard

11:0411:347T30

 

Anglesey Aluminium Sidings

   

As required

Valley

11:4512:05 

 

Llandudno Jcn

13:00  

Shunt as required 13:00 to 14:48 MWFO

Llandudno Jcn

 13:30 TThO7T30

 

Colwyn Bay

13:39 TThO14:18 TThO 

 

Llandudno Jcn

14:26 TThO  

 

Llandudno Jcn

 14:48 FO0Z00

LD

Llandudno Jcn HS

14:53 FO  

 


Trip 36 (SX) Class 25 (until 3 Jul)arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 05:250T36

LD

Wagon Shops

05:3505:589T36

 

Chester No 6

pass06:00 

 

Croes Newydd

06:3007:089T36

In addition to 2 working brake vans conveys 2 spare brake vans for 9T29 10:10 ex Chester

Chester

07:3809:32 

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

Mold Jn

09:4710:309T36

Cripples for Mold Jn for grading

Chester

10RR4511RR30 

 

Croes Newydd

12:05  

 


Trip 36a (SX) Class 25 (from 6 Jul)arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester HS

 05:00 MO0T36

LD

Warrington Arpley

06:00 MO06:30 MO8T36

Marshalled from Warrington:- Locomotive, Chester Shops, Brakevan, Chester Others, Brakevan

Chester Middle Yard

07:30 MO   

Shunt and Trip Wagon Shops, NCL, Brook Lane and Diesel Depot

Chester Middle Yard

 10:10 MO 

LD

Chester DD

 10:10 MX 

LD

Rockliffe Hall

10:3011:306T36

 

Point of Ayr

12:0013:306T36

Includes driver's PNB

Rockliffe Hall

14:0015:006T36

 

Point of Ayr

15:3016:159T36

 

Rockliffe Hall

16:4517:000T36

 

Chester Middle Yard

17:2017:458T48

 

Walton Old Jcn

18:3518:45 

LD

Warrington Arpley

18:50 FX19:25 FX 

Marshalled from Warrington:- Locomotive, Chester Shops, Brakevan, Chester Others, Brakevan

Chester Middle Yard

20:25 FX20:30 FX 

LD

Chester DD

20:35 FX  

 

Chester DD

19:45 FO  

 


Trip 37 (MWFO) Class 25 (until 3 Jul)arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 07:350T37

LD

Croes Newydd

07:5508:308T37

 

Chester Bache Loop

09RR0009RR10 

 

Connahs Quay

09:3410:228T37

Then works either (a) or (b) as required

Mostyn

10:5211:458T37

(a)

Holywell Jn

11:5612:51 

(a) Driverís PNB

Dentiths Sidings

13:15  

(a)

Rockliffe Hall

10:3010:507T37

(b)

Point of Ayr

11:1112:417T37

(b)

Dentiths Sidings

13:05  

(b)

Dentiths Sidings

 13:308T37

 

Chester

13RR5014RR00 

 

Croes Newydd Yd

14:30  

 


Trip 37a (MWFO) Class 25 (from 6 Jul)arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

 07:350T37

LD

Croes Newydd

07:5508:308T37

 

Chester Bache Loop

09RR0009RR10 

 

Point of Ayr

09:5810:458T37

 

Holywell Jn

11:0111:58 

Driverís PNB

Rockliffe Hall

12:1513:008T37

 

Dentiths Sidings

13:0513:308T37

 

Chester Bache Loop

13RR5014RR00 

 

Croes Newydd Yd

14:30 0Z00

LD

Croes Newydd HS

14:40  

 


Trip 37 (TThSO) Class 25arrdep Head-codeNotes

Chester DD

08:3015:309T37

For use by DCE as required


Trip 46 (SX) Class 25 Dual-Brakedarrdep 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

Gaerwen

06:2206:32 

Reversing / token

Amlwch Town

07:4307:45 

Token

Assoc Octel Sdgs

07:5808:30 

 

Amlwch Town

08:4308:45 

Token

Gaerwen

09:3009:32 

Token

Llandudno Jcn

10:0511:00 

Shunt as required

Bangor

11:2511:558T46

Shunt as required

Gaerwen

12:2212:53 

Shunt as required

Gaerwen 1mp

12:5613:00 

Pin down brakes

Gaerwen 2Ĺmp

13:0513:08 

Release brakes

Amlwch 15Ĺmp

13:4013:44 

Pin down brakes

Amlwch Town

13:5313:55 

Token

Assoc Octel Sdgs

14:10  

 


Trip 47 (SX) Class 40 arrdep Head-codeNotes

Llandudno Jcn HS

 06:350T47

LD

Llandudno Jcn

06:40  

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

Either [1] or [2]

   

Runs to and from terminals/yards as determined by traffic demand

[1] Llandudno Jcn

 07:038T47

 

[1] Llanrwst

07:3007:37 

Token. Cross.

[1] Blaenau Ffestiniog

08:2309:30 

 

[1] Trawsfynydd

10:0810:52 

 

[1] Blaenau Ffestiniog

11:3012:15 

 

[1] Llanrwst

pass12:50 

Token

[1] Llandudno Jcn

13:14  

 

[2] Llandudno Jcn

 09:358T47

 

[2] Rhyl

10:0711:00 

 

[2] Colwyn Bay

11:1912:20 

 

[2] Llandudno Jcn

12:28  

 


Trip 92 Class 08 (until 5 Jul)fromto Head-codeNotes

Chester Passenger Station and Freight Depots Mixed Shunt

23:31 SUN
15:45 SX
03:15 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


Trip 92a Class 08 (from 6 Jul)fromto Head-codeNotes

Chester Passenger Station and Freight Depots Mixed Shunt

00:30 MO
05:30 MO
05:30 MSX
11:30 SX
15:15 SX
22:00 SX
03:00 SUN
04:00 MO
07:30 MO
10:45 MSX
13:30 SX
17:30 SX
04:00 SX
05:00 SUN
 

Shunt passenger, also freight as required, including the following at the approximate times shown:
Chester Wagon Shops
 05:30 to 07:30 MO
 05:30 to 09:00 MSX
 12:00 to 13:00 SX
Shunt and trip from Chester West, Diesel Depot and NCL to Middle Yard
 09:00 to 10:45 MSX
 15:45 to 17:00 SX