24th August 2005

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47712 & steam: 5029 'Nunney Castle'
Stock Used 35461+5236+1961+5237+9392+13474+5171+1840+5216

Route:
1Z90 : Victoria to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z92 : Bristol Temple Meads to Victoria

Loco Route
5029 London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden WL Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Ealing Broadway - Slough - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
5029 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa - Trowbridge - Hawkeridge - Heywood Road Jn - Newbury - Reading General - (reverse of outward route) - Mitre Bridge Jn (2)
47712 Mitre Bridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked by 47712 Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(2) Booked point for loco change was Willesden South West Sidings.

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Victoria 08.53d 08.53   21.27a 22.43
Battersea Pier Jn 08/56 08/57   21/24 22/38
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/59 08/59   21/21 22/37
Longhedge Jn 09/02 09/00   21/18 22/36
Latchmere Jn 09/10 09.04a ~ 09.10d   21/16 22/34
Kensington Olympia 09.18a ~ 09.29d 09.19 ~ 09.30   21.09a ~ 21.10d 22.27 ~ 22.28
North Pole Jn 09/34 09/34   21/05 22/22
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/35 09/35   21/04 21.49a ~ 22.20d
Willesden SW Sidings 09/39 09/38   20.42a ~ 21.00d 21.40 ~ 21.45
Acton Wells Jn 09/48 09/40   20/38 21/37
Acton Main Line 09/51 09/47   20/34 21/34
Acton West Jn 09/53 09/49   20/32 21/32
Southall 09/59 09/58   20/23 21/22
Airport Jn 10/02 10/06   20/19 21/14
Slough 10/11 10/16   20/06 21/04
Maidenhead 10.19a ~ 10.20d 10.25 ~ 10.26   19.55a ~ 19.56d 20.54 ~ 20.55
Twyford 10/29 10/38   19.38a ~ 19.40d 20.34 ~ 20.35
Reading 10.35a ~ 10.36d 10.47 ~ 10.49   19.38a ~ 19.40d 20.34 ~ 20.35

 

Location Booked Actual
Reading West Jn 10/40 10/52
Didcot East Jn 10/56 11/10
Didcot Parkway 10/58 11.11a ~ 11.12d
Foxhall Jn 11/00 11/17
Wantage Road 11/14 11/41
Challow 11.20a ~ 11.35d 11.49 ~ 12.12
Uffington 11/40 12/18
Swindon 11.52a ~ 12.01 12.32 ~ 12.40
Wootton Bassett Jn 12/09 12/49
Chippenham 12/19 12/58
Thingley Jn 12/22 13/03
Bathampton Jn 12/33 13/15
Bath Spa 12.37a ~ 12.41d 13.21 ~ 13.23
North Somerset Jn 12/55 13/42
Bristol East Jn 12/58 13/43
Bristol Temple Meads 13.00a ~ 16.43d 13.45 ~ 17.42
Bristol East Jn 16/45 17/44
North Somerset Jn 16/47 17/45
Bath Spa 17.02a ~ 17.06d 17.58 ~ 18.00
Bathampton Jn 17/10 18/06
Bradford South Jn 17/24 18/19
Hawkeridge Jn 17/34 18/26
Heywood Road Jn 17/37 18/29
Lavington 17/45 18/37
Woodborough 17.55a ~ 18.13d 18.51 ~ 19.05
Bedwyn 18/30 19/24
Newbury 18/43 19/37
Theale Loop 18.58a ~ 19.18d 19.56 ~ 20.17
Southcote Jn 19/32 20/23

Timings continued in first table.

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