17th May 2003

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Salopian/The Iron Bridge

Locos Used 66226 & 66236

Route:
1Z29 : Paddington to Shrewsbury
1Z52 : Shrewsbury to Paddington

Loco(s) Route
66226 (1) London Paddington - Old Oak Common West Jn - Park Royal - Greenford West Jn - West Ruislip - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Bicester North - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Tyseley - (via Camp Hill) - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Cosford - Shrewsbury
66236 (2) Shrewsbury - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Greenford West Jn - West Ealing - Acton West - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 66236 on rear.
(2) 66226 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required - also order of locos (confirmed top-n-tail all day, believed 66226 was "at northern end").

Sources : various including John Hewitt

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Paddington 08.04d 08.32 21.39a 21.33
Ladbroke Grove 08/07 08/37 21/36 21/30
Acton West - - 21/34 21/25
West Ealing - - 21/29 -
Greenford South Jn - - 21/20 -
Old Oak Common West 08/09 - - -
Park Royal 08/12 - - -
Greenford East Jn 08/16 - - -
Greenford West Jn 08/17 - 21/19 -
South Ruislip 08/23 08/53 21/14 20/55
West Ruislip 08/26 08/55 21/11 20/53
Denham 08.30a ~ 08.32d 08.59 ~ 09.02 21.05a ~ 21.07d 20.46 ~ 20.50
Gerrards Cross 08/37 09/06 21/00 20/42
High Wycombe 08.51a ~ 08.53d 09.16 ~ 09.20 20.42a ~ 20.45d 20.29 ~ 20.29
Princes Risborough 09.10a ~ 09.28d 09.32 ~ 09.59 20/22 20/19
Bicester North 09/53 10/19 19/58 19/53
Aynho Park Jn 10/05 10/27 19/47 -
Aynho Jn 10/06 10/29 19/46 19/44
Banbury 10.16a ~ 10.25d 10.41 ~ 10.54 19.37a ~ 19.39d 19.35 ~ 19.37
Fenny Compton 10/37 11/10 19/28 19/27
Leamington Spa 10/47 11/19 19/12 19/14
Hatton 10/56 11/25 19/06 18/55
Dorridge 11/04 11/32 19/00 18/47
Tyseley 11/16 11/43 18/51 18/40
Small Heath South Jn 11/18 11/43 18/50 18/39
Bordesley Jn 11/20 11/46 18/47 18/35
St Andrews Jn 11/25 11/47 18/46 18/34
Proof House Jn 11/30 - 18/41 18/31
Birmingham New Street 11.33a ~ 11.37d 11.55 ~ 11.57 18.27a ~ 18.38d 18.27 ~ 18.27
Soho South Jn 11/41 12/02 18/23 18/21
Soho East Jn 18/19 18/09
Perry Barr West Jn 18/15 18/06
Perry Barr North Jn 18/14 18/04
Bescot Stadium 18/06 17/59
Darlaston Jn 18/04 17/57
Portobello Jn 18/00 17/54
Galton Jn 11/44 12/04
Dudley Port 11/47 12/08
Wolverhampton 11/57 12/14 17/53 17/49
Wolverhampton North Jn 11/59 12/16 17/51 17/47
Oxley SB ??/?? - 17/48 -
Cosford 12/11 - 17/40 -
Telford Central 12.21a ~ 12.23d - 17.30a ~ 17.32d -
Wellington 12/28 12/51 17/24 17/22
Shrewsbury 12.45a 13.03 17.10d 17.10


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