11th March 2006

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Dartmoor Railway & Castle Drogo

Blue Pullman Series

Locos Used 47709 'Dionysos' & 47712 'Artemis'
Stock Used ????

Route:
1Z52 : London Paddington to Okehampton
1Z53 : Okehampton to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
47712 (1) London Paddington - Slough - Reading - Newbury - Lavington - Clink Road Jn - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill - Yeovil Junction - Honiton - Exeter St Davids - Okehampton
47709 (2) Okehampton - Exeter St Davids
47712 (1) Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Castle Cary - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 47709 on rear.
(2) 47712 on rear.

Sources : Richard Rooker & Stuart Smith

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.15d 07.16   20.27a 20.27
Ladbroke Grove 07/18 07/16   20/23 20/24
Acton West 07/22 07/23   20/18 20/20
Southall 07/27 07/28   20/15 20/17
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/31 07/29   20/12 20/16
Dolphin Jn ? ?   20/05 ?
Slough 07.38a ~ 07.40d 07.38 ~ 07.41   19.59a ~ 20.02d 20.03 ~ 20.04
Maidenhead 07/47 07/47   19/53 19/57
Twyford 07/53 07/52   19/47 19/51
Reading 08.03a ~ 08.05d 08.04 ~ 08.07   19.38a ~ 19.41d 19.40 ~ 19.44
Southcote Jn 08/09 08/10   19/35 19/35
Newbury 08/24 08/22   19/24 19/12
Bedwyn 08/37 08/35   19/14 19/01
Woodborough 08/49 08/47   19/03 18/49
Lavington 08/57 08/51   18/55 18/43
Heywood Road Jn 09/04 08/57   18/50 18/37
Fairwood Jn 09/07 ?   18/48 18/33
Clink Road Jn 09/09 09/03   18/46 18/32
Blatchbridge Jn 09/11 ?   18/43 ?
East Somerset Jn 09/14 09/14   18/39 18/29
Castle Cary 09/23 09/24   18/29 18/21
Yeovil Pen Mill 09.40a ~ 09.40d 09.35 ~ 09.40  
Yeovil Junction 09.45a ~ 09.50d 09.42 ~ 09.50  
Crewekerne 10/00 ?  
Chard Jn 10/10 10/07  
Honiton 10.32a ~ 10.44d 10.27 ~ 10.41  
Pinhoe 10/58 10/52  
Exmouth Jn 11/22 11/19  
Exeter Central 11/25 11/24  
Cogload Jn   18/07 18/05
Taunton   18/02 18/02
Tiverton Parkway   17/48 17/51
Cowley Bridge Jn   17/34 17/39
Exeter St Davids 11.28a ~ 11.35d 11.26 ~ 11.37   17.21a ~ 17.31d 17.22 ~ 17.36
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/38 11/39   17/19 17/18
Credtion 11.48a ~ 11.50d 11.48 ~ 11.50   17.10a ~ 17.11d 17.08 ~ 17.10
Okehampton 12.25a 12.24   16.35d 16.35


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