14th February 2004

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The St Valentine Oxford Lunch

Pride of the Nation Series

Locos Used 67007 & 67008
Stock Used 2834+3120+3146+1680+3147+3121+1679+3123+3119+1698+3149+3141+21269

Route:
1Z29 : Paddington to Oxford
1Z30 : Oxford to Paddington

Loco(s) Route
67008 (1) London Paddington - Slough - Reading - (via Didcot avoiding line) - Oxford
67007 (2) Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Challow - Swindon - Chippenham - Thingley Jn - Heywood Road Jn - Bedwyn - Newbury - Southcote Jn - Reading - (reverse of outward route) - Acton West - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Camden Jn - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 67007 on rear.
(2) 67008 on rear.

Sources : various including Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Paddington 11.15d 11.29
Ladbroke Grove 11/18 11/34
Euston 18.28a 18.28
Camden South Jn 18/23 18/25
Camden Jn 18/22 18/24
Willesden West London Jn 18/18 18/17
Acton Wells South Jn 18/09 18/12
Acton West 11/22 11/37 18/05 18/07
Southall 11/31 11/41 18/00 18/03
Airport Jn 11/36 11/42 17/58 18/01
Slough 11/50 11/55 17/47 17/48
Maidenhead 11/56 12/00 17/40 17/38
Twyford 12/02 12/05 17/34 17/30
Reading 12/11 12/10 17.17a ~ 17.28d 17.16 ~ 17.23

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual
Didcot East Jn 12/27 ?
Didcot North Jn 12/28 12/29
Oxford 12.42a ~ 12.44d 12.44 ~ 14.54
Didcot North Jn 15/05 15/04
Challow 15/19 15/17
Uffington 15/21 15/20
Swindon 15/30 15/27
Wotton Bassett Jn 15/36 15/36
Chippenham 15/46 15/43
Thingley Jn 15/49 15/47
Bradford Jn 16/08 15/58
Heywood Road Jn 16/20 16/13
Lavington 16/26 16/19
Woodborough 16/34 16/25
Bedwyn 16/45 16/34
Newbury 16/56 16/46
Southcote Jn 17/12 17/05

Timings continue in first table.

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