9th July 2005

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The English Riviera / The Torbay Dart

Pride of the Nation Series

Loco Used 67028
Stock Used 2834+3121+3146+1698+3123+3119+1679+3141+3147+1680+3120+3097+21269

Route:
1Z67 : Euston to Paignton
1Z68 : Paignton to Euston

Loco Route
67028 London Euston - Willesden WL Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Slough - Reading - Southcote Jn - Bedwyn - Westbury - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Paignton
67028 Paignton - (reverse of outward route) - Fairwood Jn - (2) (via Westbury avoiding line) - Heywood Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Tour originally advertised to start from Paddington. Brochure gave name as "The Torbay & Dartmouth. Train was delayed at Westbury on the outward leg by a track circuit failure.
(2) Booked route was via Westbury.

Sources : various including John Hewitt, Rob Fraser, Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.28d 07.27   22.40a 22.45
Camden South Jn 07/31 07/30   22/37 22/41
Camden Jn 07/31 07/30   22/36 22/41
Willesden WL JN 07/35 07/35   22/33 22/34
Acton Wells Jn 07/38 07/43   22/27 22/29
Acton Main Line 07/40 ?   22/25 ?
Acton West 07/42 07/49   22/23 22/24
Ealing Broadway 07/50 07/50   ? 22/23
Southall 07/48 07/57   22/18 22/20
Airport Jn 07/52 08/01   22/16 22/18
Slough 08.07a ~ 08.10d 08.09 ~ 08.14   22.06a ~ 22.08d 22.07 ~ 22.09
Maidenhead 08/18 08/20   21/57 22/02
Twyford 08/26 08/25   21/52 21/57
Reading 08.35a ~ 08.41d 08.35 ~ 08.43   21.43a ~ 21.45d 21.44 ~ 21.51
Southcote Jn 08/46 08/48   21/38 21/35
Newbury 09/01 09/02   21/27 21/11
Bedwyn 09/13 09/12   21/17 20/59
Woodborough 09/24 09/22   21/06 20/49
Lavington 09/30 09/26   20/58 20/43
Heywood Road Jn 09/37 09/31   20/53 20/37
Westbury 09.39a ~ 09.41d 09.34 ~ 10.10   20.48a ~ 20.50d DIV
Fairwood Jn 09/44 10/14   20/45 20/33
Clink Road Jn 09/47 10/17   20/42 20/31
Blatchbridge Jn 09/49 10/18   20/39 20/28
East Somerset Jn ? 10/21   ? 20/27
Castle Cary 10/02 10.28a ~ ??.??d   20/28 20/18
Cogload Jn 10/20 10/44   20/11 19/58
Taunton 10/24 10/49   20/06 19/54
Exeter St Davids 10.55a ~ 10.57d 11.13 ~ 11.13   19.28a ~ 19.30d 19.26 ~ 19.29
Dawlish Warren 11/08 11/22   19*07a ~ 19*16d 19.10 ~ 19.12
Newton Abbot 11/20 11/34   18/54 18/55
Paignton 11.37a 11.47   18.40d 18.40


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