10th March 2007

Past Time Rail
The Cider Express

Locos Used 47854 & steam: 4160, 5553 & 7802
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z71 : Birmingham New Street to Minehead
1Z72 : Minehead to Birmingham New Street

Loco(s) Route
47854 Birmingham New Street - Galton Jn - Stourbridge Jn - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Forgate Street - Malvern Wells - Hereford
7802 Hereford - Abergavenny - Severn Tunnel Jn - Patchway - Bristol Temple Meads - Bridgewater - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
4160 + 7802 Bishops Lydeard - Minehead
5553 + 7802 Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
47854 Bishops Lydeard - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) The steam locos shown are as advertised, confirmation of their use is required.

Sources : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 06.58d 07.00   22.54a 23.03
Soho South Jn 07/03 07/05   22/49 22/58
Galton Jn 07/05 07/08   22/48 22/55
Smethwick Jn 07/09 07/08   22/47 22/55
Rowley Regis 07/13 07/12   22/44 22/48
Stourbridge Junction 07.24a ~ 07.26d 07.21 ~ 07.26   22.32a ~ 22.34d 22.32 ~ 22.34
Blakedown 07/32 07/31   22/26 ?
Kidderminster 07.36a ~ 07.38d 07.35 ~ 07.38   22.19a ~ 22.21 22.20 ~ 22.22
Hartlebury 07/44 ?   22/14 22/16
Droitwich Spa 07/50 07/48   22/08 22/10
Tunnel Jn 07/55 ?   22/01 ?
Worcester Forgate Street 07.58a ~ 08.00d 07.57 ~ 08.00   21.49a ~ 21.56d 21.51 ~ 21.56
Henwick 08/02 ?   21/46 ?
Newlands East Signal Box 08/07 ?   21/42 ?
Malvern Well 08/14 ?   21/35 ?
Ledbury 08.24a ~ 08.26d 08.38 ~ 08.40   21.10a ~ 21.12d 21.16 ~ 21.29
Shelwick Jn 08/39 ?   20/59 21/01
Hereford 08L43a ~ 09L12d 08L56 ~ 09L23   20.54a ~ 20.56d 20.53 ~ 20.58
Tram Inn 09/23 09/35   20/47 20/45
Pontrilas 09/30 ?   20/42 ?
Abergavenny 09/46 09/59   20/31 20/29
Little Mill Jn 09/55 10/08   20/24 20/18
Maindee North Jn 10/10 ?   20/12 ?
Maindee East Jn 10/12 ?   20/10 ?
Magnor 10w25a ~ 10w58d ? - ?   ? ?
Severn Tunnel Jn 11/03 11/01   20/01 19/53
Severn Tunnel West 11/04 11/03   19/59 19/52
Pilning 11/15 11/11   19/48 19/46
Patchway 11/21 11/18   19/44 19/41
Filton Abbey Wood 11/24 11/32   19/40 19/37
Stapleton Road 11/28 11/37   19/36 19/34
Dr Days Jn 11/30 11/38   19/35 19/32
Bristol East Jn 11/31 ?   19/34 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 11.33a ~ 12.11d 11.41 ~ 12.16   19.22a ~ 19.33d 19.16 ~ 19.30
Bristol West Jn 12/13 ?   19/21 ?
Parson Street ? ?   19/17 19/11
Worle Jn 12/36 12/40   18/57 18/58
Uphill Jn 12/42 12/42   18/55 18/54
Highbridge & Barnham 12/51 12/51   18/49 18/47
Bridgewater 12/57 12/58   18/44 18/43
Cogload Jn 13/06 13/06   18/39 18/38
Taunton 13.11a ~ 13.21d 13.12 ~ 13.15   18.32a ~ 18.34d 18.31 ~ 18.33
Norton Fitzwarren 13.27a ~ 13.29d 13.20 ~ 13.25   18.25a ~ 18.27d 18.25 ~ 18.26
Bishops Lydeard 13.47a ~ 13.50d ? ~ ?   18.00a ~ 18.10d ? ~ ?
Minehead 15.05a 14.52   16.50d 16.57


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