20th March 2004

Steamy Affairs
The Bristolian

Loco(s) Used at least 47712 & steam: 5029
Stock Used 35461+5275+5322+1863+3098+3107+3140+3112+1699+3122+3144+6310

Route:
1Z86 : Ashford International to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Ashford International

Loco(s) Route
47712 Ashford International - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Petts Wood Jn - Bickley Jn - Shortlands Jn - Nunhead - Voltaire Road Jn - London Victoria
5029 London Victoria - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - (via GWML) - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Bradford Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
5029 Bristol Temple Meads - Bathampton Jn - Chippenham - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - (reverse of outward route) - Kensington Olympia
47712 Kensington Olympia - (reverse of outward route) - Latchmere Jn - Factory Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Beckenham Junction - Shortlands Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Ashford International

Notes :
(1) Loco confirmation required. Was 35461 in the stock only when 5029 was on the train?

Sources : various including Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Ashford International 06.30d 06.30   22.45a 22.49
Headcorn 06.42a ~ 06.44d 06.43 ~ 06.45   22.30a ~ 22.32 22.33 ~ 22.36
Paddock Wood 07.02a ~ 07.04d 07.00 ~ 07.03   22.12a ~ 22.14 22.15 ~ 22.17
Tonbridge 07.12a ~ 07.14d 07.11 ~ 07.14   22.03a ~ 22.05d 22.05 ~ 22.08
Sevenoaks 07.26a ~ 07.28d 07.26 ~ 07.31   21.51a ~ 21.52d 21.52 ~ 21.54
Orpington 07/38 07/39   21/41 21/44
Petts Wood Jn 07/40 07/42   21/39 21/42
Bickley Jn 07/41 ?   21/38 21/40
Shortlands Jn 07/45 07/46   21/34 21/37
Nunhead 07/52 ?  
Beckenham Junction   21/32 21/35
Herne Hill   21/26 21/30
Brixton   21/25 21/28
Voltaire Road Jn 08/00 07/54   21/23 21/26
Factory Jn 08/01 ?   21/22 ?
Victoria 08.09a ~ 08.37d 07.59 ~ ??.??  
Latchmere Jn 08/51 08/46   21/18 21/20
Kensington Olympia 08/57 08/51   20.49a ~ 21.12d 20.51 ~ 21.15
North Pole Jn 09/01 08/53   20/44 20/50
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/02 08/57   20/43 20/47
Acton Wells Jn 09/10 09/05   20/14 20/19
Acton West 09/26 09/24   20/08 20/15
Southall 09/34 09/34   20/03 20/10
Airport Jn 09/38 09/38   19/59 20/08
Slough 09/51 09/49   19/51 20/00
Maidenhead 09/58 09/57   19/43 19/54
Twyford 10/05 10/05   19/35 19/47
Reading 10.13a ~ 10.19d 10.12 ~ 10.19   19.20a ~ 19.25d 19.36 ~ 19.39
Southcote Jn 10/25 10/24  
Newbury Racecourse 10.42a ~ 11.22d ?  
Newbury 11/26 11/31  
Bedwyn 11/43 11/51  
Woodborough 11/56 12/06  
Lavington 12/06 12/12  
Heywood Road Jn 12/14 12/21  
Hawkeridge Jn 12.18a ~ 12.33d ?  
Bradford Jn 12/45 12/40  
Didcot Parkway   19/01 19/15
Challow   17/58 18/17
Uffington   17/55 18/15
Swindon   17/45 18/02
Wootton Bassett Jn   17/38 17/41
Chippenham   17/25 17/25
Thingley Jn   17/21 17/24
Bathampton Jn 13/10 13/05   17/10 17/12
Bath Spa 13.16a ~ 13.19d 13.13 ~ 13.20   17.02a ~ 17.05d 17.03 ~ 17.07
Bristol Temple Meads 13.38a 13.37   16.45d 16.47


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