1st March 2007

Past Time Rail
The St David's Day Express

Locos Used 47245, 47826 & steam: 5051 'Earl Bathurst'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z51 : Swansea to London Paddington
1Z52 : London Paddington to Swansea

Loco(s) Route
5051 Swansea - Bridgend - Cardiff Central - Newport - Bristol Parkway - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - London Paddingon
47245 (1) London Paddington - (reverse of outward route) - Swansea

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) Steam loco confirmation required, loco shown is 'as booked'.

Sources : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Swansea 08.35d 08.43   22.49a 22.58
Swansea Loop East 08/37 ?   22/47 ?
Neath 08.47a ~ 08.49d 08.58 ~ 09.00   22.34a ~ 22.36d 22.42 ~ 22.45
Port Talbot Parkway 08.56a ~ 08.58d 09.09 ~ 09.11   22.25a ~ 22.27d 22.31 ~ 22.34
Margam Moors Jn 09/04 09/18   22/21 22/27
Bridgend 09.14a ~ 09.16d 09.29 ~ 09.33   22.10a ~ 22.12d 22.15 ~ 22.18
Pontyclun 09/26 09/47   22/02 22/06
Cardiff Central 09.40a ~ 09.42d 10.00 ~ 10.04   21.49a ~ 21.51d 21.49 ~ 21.54
Marshfield 09/55 10/13   21/40 21/42
Newport 10w03a ~ 10w38d 10w23 ~ 10w47   21.32a ~ 21.34d 21.32 ~ 21.36
Severn Tunnel Jn 11/02 11/06   21/21 21/21
Severn Tunnel West 11/02 11/06   21/20 21/20
Pilning 11/09 11/15   21/15 21/14
Patchway 11/12 11/21   21/12 21/12
Bristol Parkway 11/15 11/44   21/08 21/09
Westerleigh Jn 11/19 11/53   21/02 21/05
Hullavington 11/30 12/10   20/53 20/55
Wootton Bassett Jn 11/40 12/21   20/44 20/45
Swindon 11/45 12/29   20/40 20/39
Uffington 11/55 12/39   20/30 20/32
Challow 11/59 12/42   20/28 20/29
Wantage Road 12w03a ~ 12w28d ? - ?   20/25 ?
Didcot Parkway 12/35 13/25   20/20 20/21
Reading West Jn 12/51 13/46   20/06 20/08
Reading 12.54a ~ 12.54d 13.47 ~ 13.47   20/05 20/06
Twyford 13/02 13/53   19/58 20/00
Maidenhead 13/10 14/00   19/53 19/55
Slough 13/17 14/08   19/49 19/51
Heathrow Airport Jn 13/27 14/19   19/44 19/46
Southall 13/32 14/21   19/43 19/45
West Ealing 13/38 ?   ? ?
Acton West 13/42 14/27   19/40 19/41
Ladbroke Grove 13/48 14/33   19/37 19/38
London Paddington 13.52a 14.37   19.34d 19.34


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