21st August 2004

Very Special Trains
Plymouth, Bodmin & Wenford Railway, The Eden Project, Truro or Penzance

Loco Used 47709
Stock Used mark 2 air-cons

Route:
1Z84 : Redhill to Penzance
1Z85 : Penzance to Redhill

Loco Route
47709 Redhill - Reigate - Deepdene (Dorking) - Guildford - North Camp - Wokingham - Reading - Newbury - (via Westbury & Frome avoiding lines) - Cogload Jn - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Saltash - Par - Penzance
47709 Penzance - (reverse of outward route) - Redhill

Notes :
(1) Was re-timed to depart Penzance from 16.12 to 16.43 owing to double-booking of the coaches for passengers between The Eden Project and Par station.

Sources : various including "LASERman" & Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   (Booked) re-timed Actual
Redhill 06.44d 06.45   (22.44a) 00.12a 23.41
Reigate 06.49a ~ 06.51d 06.51 ~ 07.00   (22.38a ~ 22.40d)
00.06a ~ 00.08d
23.34 ~ 23.36
Shalford 07/16 07/23   (22/13) 23/47 23/09
Shalford Jn 07/17 07/24   (22/11) 23/45 23/07
Guildford 07.20a ~ 07.23d 07.28 ~ 07.31   (22.06a ~ 22.09d)
23.40a ~ 23.43d
22.59 ~ 23.02
Ash 07/32 07/40   (21/57) 23/34 22/51
Wokingham 07.53a ~ 07.55d 07.59 ~ 08.02   (21.38a ~ 21.40d)
23.15a ~ 23.17d
22.30 ~ 22.32
Reading Spur Jn 08/05 08.09a ~ ??.??d   (21/30) 23/07 22/20
Reading 08.08a ~ 08.11d 08.13 ~ 08.16   (21.23a ~ 21.28d)
23.00a ~ 23.05d
22.12 ~ 22.16
Southcote Jn 08/15 08/20   (21/16) 22/53 22/05
Newbury 08/29 08/33   (20/57) 22/30 21/46
Bedwyn 08/41 08/43   (20/46) 22/13 21/35
Woodborough 08/52 08/55   (20/35) 21/56 21/25
Lavington 08/58 08/59   (20/27) 21/48 21/17
Heywood Road Jn 09/05 09/05   (20/22) 21/43 21/13
Fairwood Jn 09/07 09/07   (20/20) 21/41 21/10
Clink Road Jn 09/09 09/10   (20/17) 21/38 21/08
Blatchbridge Jn 09/11 ?   (20/15) 21/36 21/06
Castle Cary 09/22 09/23   (20/03) 21/24 20/57
Cogload Jn 09/40 09/42   (19/46) 21/07 20/40
Taunton 09/44 09/50   (19/43) 21/05 20/35
Exeter St Davids 10/18 10/16   (19/14)
20.25a ~ 20.36d
20.01 ~ 20.05
Dawlish Warren 10/27 10/27   (19/00) 20/07 19/53
Newton Abbot 10/41 10/35   (18/50) 16/53 19/42
Totnes 10/54 10/46   (18/39) 19/30 19/30
Ivybridge 11/11 11/04   (18/26) 19/20 19/20
Hemerdon 11/16 11/09   (18/22) 19/12 19/10
Lipson Jn 11/21 11/13   (18/14) 19/02 19/04
Plymouth 11.24a ~ 11.44d 11.16 ~ 11.47   (18.08a ~ 18.11d)
18.49a ~ 18.59d
18.57 ~ 19.00
Saltash 11/53 12/00   (17/59) 18/40 18/48
St Germans 12/02 12/08   (17/52) 18/33 18/41
Liskeard 12/13 12/20   (17/43) 18/24 18/32
Bodmin Parkway 12.27a ~ 12.30d ?   (17.27a ~ 1730d)
18.08a ~ 18.11d
?
Lostwithiel 12/45 12/42   (17/22) 18/03 18/12
Par 12.52a ~ 12.55d 12.49 ~ 12.53   (17.12a ~ 17.15d)
17.46a ~ 17.56d
17.56 ~ 18.04
Probus 13/16 ?   (16/54) 17/28 ?
Truro 13.24a ~ 13.26d 13.22 ~ 13.24   (16.43a ~ 16.46d)
17.14a ~ 17.17d
17.29 ~ 17.32
Penwithers Jn 13/28 ?   ? ?
Camborne 13/42 13/42   (16.29) 17/00 17/13
St Erth 13/52 13/50   (16.20) 16/51 16/54
Penzance 14.03a 13.58   (16.12d) 16.43d 16.43


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