21st April 2007

Compass Tours
Western Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47812 & 47853
Stock Used 9527+5945+5932+6054+5963+1250+3304+3314+3345+3325

Route:
1Z91 : Mossley Hill to Salisbury
1Z92 : Salisbury to Mossley Hill

Loco(s) Route
47812 (1) Mossley Hill - Runcorn - Hartford - Crewe - Wem - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Dr Days Jn - Bath Spa - Westbury - Wilton - Salisbury
47812 + 47853 Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - Westbury (2)
47853 + 47812 Westbury - (reverse of outward route) - Mossley Hill

Notes :
(1) 47853 on rear.
(2) BigBird reports: At Westbury, due to a fault on 47812, the pair changed positions so that from Westbury it was 47853 leading 47812 in multi.

Sources : Richard Rooker, John Clifford & BigBird

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Mossley Hill 07.14d 07.14   22.04a 21.51
Liverpool South Parkway 07.18a ~ 07.21d ? ~ 07.21   21.57a ~ 22.00d 21.45 ~ 21.48
Ditton East Jn 07/28 ?   21/47 ?
Runcorn 07.31a ~ 07.35d 07.31 ~ 07.35   21.40a ~ 21.43d 21.34 ~ 21.37
Weaver Jn 07/43 07/43   21/33 21/30
Acton Bridge 07.47a ~ 07.50d ?   21.27a ~ 21.30d ?
Hartford 07.55a ~ 07.58d 07.54 ~ 07.59   21.19a ~ 21.22d 21.20 ~ 21.22
Winsfod SB 08/02 08/02   21/15 21/16
Winsford 08.04a ~ 08.07d 08.04 ~ 08.07   21.10a ~ 21.13d 21.13 ~ 21.15
Crewe Coal Yard 08/20 ?   20/58 ?
Crewe 08.29a ~ 08.46d 08.18 ~ 08.45   20.50a ~ 20.55d 21.03 ~ 21.06
Crewe Gresty Lane 08/48 ?   20/47 ?
Nantwich 08/54a ~ 08.58d 08.53 ~ 08.58   20.36a ~ 20.40d 20.53 ~ 20.56
Wrenbury 09/04 ?   20/28 ?
Prees 09/13 ?   20/19 ?
Wem 09/16 09/16   20/16 20/39
Harlescott LC 09/23 09/16   20/07 ?
Shrewsbury 09/37 09/32   20/03 20/27
Sutton Bridge Jn 09/40 09/35   20/01 20/22
Dorrington 09/47 09/41   19/55 20/17
Marsh Brook LC 09/56 09/52   19/46 20/11
Craven Arms 10/00 09/56   19/39 20/06
Bromfield 10/03 10/01   19/34 20/02
Woofferton 10/09 10/06   19/29 19/57
Leominster 10/14 10/11   19/24 19/52
Morton-On-Lugg 10/21 ?   19/16 ?
Shelwick Jn 10/25 ?   19/13 ?
Hereford 10/27 10/29   19/10 19/41
Tram Inn 10/35 10/39   19/00 19/32
Pontrilas 10/40 10/44   19/55 ?
Abergavenny 10/51 10/55   18/44 19/18
Little Mill Jn 10/58 11/01   18/33 19/12
Maindee North Jn 11/09 ?   18/12 ?
Maindee East Jn 11/11 ?   18/10 ?
Severn Tunnel Jn 11/20 11/25   18/00 18/48
Severn Tunnel West 11/21 11/26   17/53 18/48
Pilning 11/26 11/32   17/48 18/43
Patchway 11/31 11/36   17/45 18/40
Filton Abbey Wood 11/33 11/39   17/44 18/38
Stapleton Road 11/39 11/44   17/40 18/35
Dr Days Jn 11/40 11/45   17/39 18/32
North Somerset Jn 11/42 11/47   17/36 18/29
Bath Spa 11.52a ~ 11.55d 12.00 ~ 12.03   17.19a ~ 17.25d 18.13 ~ 18.16
Bathampton Jn 11/59 12/08   17/16 18/06
Bradford Jn 12/09 12/18   17/04 17/46
Westbury 12/17 12/25   16/57 17/39 (2)
Warminster 12/25 12/33   16/52 16/52
Wilton Jn 12/53 12/51   16/34 16/33
Salisbury 12.57a 12.57   16.30d 16.29


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