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Cross city Line - 30/7/1993

OBSERVATIONS - 30th JULY 1993

CROSS CITY LINE

This is a list of train movements on a typical Friday afternoon in the summer of 1993 and shows the great variety of trains in service at that time. The observations and photographs are by Andrew Smith.

Selly Oak

304006 – 12:32 Longbridge to Lichfield

Birmingham New Street

51853

53919, 53124 & 51853 (parts of Tyseley sets Nos T353 & 354) spare to cover for failed units. The photograph shows No.51853 in the centre road.

308154 – 12:30 Lichfield to Longbridge

310108 – 13:02 Longbridge to Lichfield

308143 at Birmingham New Street

308143 – 13:32 Longbridge to Lichfield. The photograph shows the roof of Birmingham New Street's Signal Box above the unit and also part of a WMPTE 'Metrobus'.

308163 – 13:24 Redditch to Lichfield

43089 & 43088 – 12:18 Bristol to York

478xx (unidentified) – 11:06 York to Swansea

43100 & 43069 – Southbound 'Cornishman' to Penzance

310111 & 310110 – 13:09 Lichfield to Longbridge

Kings Norton

47828 – 10:15 Plymouth to Manchester

158786 – 12:45 Nottingham to Cardiff

304013 – 13:54 Redditch to Lichfield

308164 – 13:26 Lichfield to Redditch

43090 & 43097 - 'Cornishman' 09:23 Penzance to Newcastle

43067 & 43063 – 'Cornish Scot' Edinburgh to Penzance

310110 – 14:32 Longbridge to Lichfield

308152 – 14:24 Redditch to Lichfield

304006 at Selly Oak

304006 – 13:56 Lichfield to Redditch. The unit is seen departing from the station. The next station stop is Northfield.

158859 – 12:50 Cardiff to Nottingham

310108 – 14:09 Lichfield to Longbridge

308164 – 14:54 Redditch to Lichfield

310108 – 15:32 Longbridge to Lichfield

150113 – 15:13 Birmingham New Street to Worcester

53919, 53124 & 51853 – service extra to Longbridge

Longbridge

47813 – 11:44 Plymouth to Liverpool

No.165108 at ongbridge

165108 – 15:08 Worcester to Birmingham New Street. This class 165 diesel multiple unit was in Network South East livery as it passes through Longbridge on the 'up' fast line.

308136 at Longbridge

308136 - 14:39 Lichfield to Longbridge. The class 308 electric multiple units had been built as 4-car sets but when transferred to the West Midlands one of the middle cars was removed.

304006 – 15:24 Redditch to Lichfield

308136 – 15:54 Longbridge to Blake Street

43147 & 43173 – 12:05 Newcastle to Plymouth

308163 – 14:56 Lichfield to Redditch

308154 – 15:09 Lichfield to Longbridge

308154 – 16:32 Longbridge to Lichfield

158842 – 14:43 Nottingham to Cardiff

43178 & 43160 'The Devon Scot' Aberdeen to Plymouth

310101 – 15:26 Lichfield to Redditch

153314 & 153316 – service extra from north terminated at Longbridge

56040 – unidentified freight train

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