2nd March 2005

V.S.O.E (British Pullman)
(Bath - Steam)

Loco Used Steam 34027
Stock Used 35479+99545+99536+99546+99534+99532+99531+99539+99537+99541+6313

Route:
1Z82 : London Victoria to Bath Spa
1Z83 : Bath Spa to London Victoria

Loco Route
34027 London Victoria - Clapham Junction - Richmond - Feltham - Virginia Water - Ascot - Reading - Newbury - Woking - Lavington - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa
34027 Bath Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Feltham - Hounslow - Clapham Junction - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 30 minute delay at Bathampton DPL on the return leg due to the crew booked to take over the train at Pewsey being back at Bath Spa instead. They were taxied to Bathampton DPL.
(2) Originally booked for 34067 but this was believed out of service due to an unexpected need to replace numerous boiler stays.

Sources : Richard Rooker, Chris Taylor & Kevin Law

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.08d 09.20   21.00a 21.40
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/09 ?   20/57 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/11 ?   20/55 ?
Longhedge Jn 09/15 ?   20/52 ?
Clapham Junction 09.18a ~ 09.21d 09.30 ~ 09.30   20/46 21/29
Barnes 09/28 09/36   20/37 21/21
Richmond 09/32 09/39  
Twickenham 09/37 09/42  
Brentford   20/27 21/13
Hounslow   20/23 21/06
Feltham Jn 09/39 ?   20/21 ?
Feltham 09/41 09/47   20/19 21/02
Staines 09/50 09/53   20/12 20/55
Virginia Water 09/58 10/02   19/57 20/48
Ascot 10/06 10/10   19/46 20/56
Wokingham 10/21 10/23   19/37 20/30
Early 10/26 ?   19/32 ?
Reading Spur Jn 10/29 10/32   19/28 20/20
Reading 10/35 10/35   19/26 20/17
Southcote Jn 10/38 10/39   19/19 20/10
Newbury Racecourse 10.56a ~ 11.19d ?   ? ?
Theale Loop   18*22a ~ 19*10d ?
Newbury 11/23 11/36   18/02 19/03
Bedwyn 11/41 11/58   17/51 18/37
Pewsey 11.52a ~ 11.53d 12.05 ~ 12.12   17.36a ~ 17.38d 18/25
Woodborough 11/58 12/18   17/31 18/16
Lavington 12/05 12/24   17/20 18/09
Heywood Road Jn 12/13 12/34   17/10 18/02
Hawkeridge Jn 12/19 ?   17/08 ?
Bradford Jn 12/26 12/45   17/00 17/31
Bathampton Jn 12/47 12/57   16*31a ~ 16*48d 17/18
Bath Spa 12.50a 13.05   16.27d 16.29


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