LIFE ON THE LICKEY

Freight up the Lickey in 1945

(From LMS Working Timetable of Freight Trains between Birmingham and Gloucester. May 7th 1945 until further notice.)

​I have used the 24hr clock, not as in timetable. The times are for Bromsgrove and almost all trains are booked to take water.

MX 0230-0237 Through freight.

MX 0242-0247 Empties from GW.

MO 0246-0256 Through freight.

Q    0253-0320 Mineral empties.

MX 0312-0330 Mineral empties.

MX 0257-0307 2305 Empties from Bristol.

MX 0333-0343 2335 Express freight from Avonmouth-Water Orton.

      0354-0418 Through freight.

      0547-0620 Through freight.

MX 0423-0428 0025 Empties from Bath.

MX 0435-0445 0020 Through freight from Bristol.

MX 0450-0500 0136 Empties Bristol-Branston.

MO 0432-0442 0135 Empties from Bath.

MO 0528-0533 0230 Through freight from Westerleigh.

       0554-0604 Block coal empties to Branston.

MO 0630-0640 Through freight.

MX 0628-0640 Express freight.

      1054-1142 Stopping freight.

      0650-0715 0310 through freight from Fishponds.

MX 0808-0822 0445 Block coal empties Westerleigh-Branston.

MO 0806-0811 Through freight.

       0829-0839 0400 Empties from Bath.

MX 0911-0923 Block coal empties to Branston.

      1027-1032 Through freight to Burton.

      1242-1314 Through freight.

      1104-1118 0820 Empties Westerleigh-Toton.

      1125-1130 Through freight to Crewe.

      1236-1256 0920 Through freight Westerleigh-Burton.

SX 1356-1401 0910 Express freight Bristol-Water Orton.

SX 1507-1517 1105 Empties Bath-Toton.

SO 1515-1525 1105 Empties Bath-Toton.

MX QMO 1530-1540 Block coal empties to Branston.

      1540-1605 Freight.

SXQ 1738-1743 Express freight.

      1640-1645 Through freight to Water Orton.

MX .1611-1617 1315 Block coal empties Westerleigh-Branston.

      1935-1940 Express freight.

      1840-1906 Freight.

SO 1855-1920 1437 Empties Westerleigh-Chellaston (Quarry).

SX 1916-1926 1437 Empties Westerleigh-Chellaston(Quarry).

SO 1835-1840 Express freight to Water Orton (Cattle).

MX 1947-1957 1626 Block coal empties Westerleigh-Branston.

2000-2030 Mineral empties.

SX 2317-2328 Through freight.

      2010-2020 Express freight to Water Orton.

      2106-2111 Block coal empties to Branston.

MX 2213-2220 1835 Block coal empties Westerleigh-Branston.

SX 2231-2236 1858 Through freight Bristol-Water Orton.

SO 2233-2248 1858 Through freight Bristol-Water Orton.

      2333-2341 Through freight.

SX 2346-0010 Through freight.

SO 2346-0010 Through freight.

SX 0109-0125 1942 Through freight Bristol-Water Orton.

SO SQ 0025-0035 Through freight.

SO 2353-2358 2010 Express freight Bristol-Water Orton.

SX 2353-2358 2010 Express freight Bristol-Water Orton.

MSX QMO 0045-0052 2100 Block coal empties Bath-Branston.

SO 0040-0045 Through freight to Burton.

SX 0056--0101 2112 Express freight from Bath.

SO 0123-0133 2115 Through freight Bath-Water Orton.

​SX 0125-0153 2120 Through freight from Bristol.