25th March 2007

Past Time Rail
(The Devon & Cornwall Branch Week - Day 1)

Locos Used 37410 'Aluminium 100' & steam: 45407 'The Lancashire Fuslier'
Stock Used 35517+35469+4986+4998+1813+5008+4949

Route:
'The Cornish Pixie'
1Z51 : Par to Truro
1Z57 : Penzance to Par

'The Falmouth Packet'
1Z52 : Truro to Falmouth Docks
1Z53 : Falmouth Docks to Truro

'The West Briton'
1Z54 : Truro to Penzance

'The St Ives Steamer'
1Z55 : Penzance to St Ives
1Z56 : St Ives to Penzance

Loco(s) Route
37410 (1) Par - St Austell - Truro - Falmouth Docks
45407 (2) Falmouth Docks - Truro
37410 (1) Truro - St Erth - Penzance
45417 (2) Penzance - St Erth - St Ives
37410 (1) St Ives - St Erth - Penzance
45417 (2) Penzance- St Erth - Truro - St Austell - Par

Notes :
(1) 45407 on rear.
(2) 37410 on rear.
(3) Train ran with various tour names, as listed in the breakdown of headcodes. Originally planned to run in October 2006, this was day one of five days of tours under the banner "The Cornish & Devon Branch Week" and using multiple tour names over the period. Tickets were sold for individual named trains, for a whole day or for the complete five days (225).

Sources : various including Neil Edwards (on the train throughout) & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Neil Edwards & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Par 09.21d 09.21   17.36a 17.36
St Austell 09.29a ~ 09.32d 09.32 ~ 09.33   17.25a ~ 17.28d 17.25 ~ 17.27
Burngullow Jn 09/37 09/38   17/21 17/21
Probus 09/46 09/46   17/11 ?
Truro 09.53a ~ 10.02d 09.54 ~ 10.02   17.00a ~ 17.03d 16.59 ~ 17.03
Penwithers Jn 10/04 10/03  
Falmouth Docks 10.29a ~ 10.34d 10.26 ~ 10.32  
Penwithers Jn 10/59 11/03  
Truro 11.01a ~ 11.06d 11.06 ~ 11.13  
Penwithers Jn 11/08 11/15   ? ?
Camborne 11/24 11/32   16/42 16/41
St Erth 11/34 11/41   16/24 16/25
Long Rock ? ?   16/19 16/19
Penzance 11.39a ~ 14.37d 11.50 ~ 14.37   15.37a ~ 16.15d 15.37 ~ 16.14
Long Rock 14/41 14/42   15/32 15/33
St Erth 14.46a ~ 14.48d 14.50 ~ 14.53   15.23a ~ 15.25d 15/26
St Ives 15.03a 15.09   15.06d 15.13


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