28th April 2007

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Eternal C
ity of York

InterCity Merrymaker series

Locos Used 47815 & 47847
Stock Used 3115+3096+13230+13229+1859+4856+4831+4836+35185

Route:
1Z30 : Minehead to York
1Z32 : York to Minehead

Loco(s) Route
47847 + 47815 Minehead - Taunton - Weston Super Mare - Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Longbridge - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Tamworth - Derby - Chesterfield - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Swinton - Doncaster - York
47815 + 47847 York - (reverse of outward route) - Longbridge - Bromsgrove - Cheltenham Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Minehead


47847 & 47815 caught on the return journey between Treeton and
Beighton Jn (photo: Richard Rooker)

Sources : Richard Rooker (viewed return run at Beighton Jn) & Mike

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Minehead 05.55d 05.55   23.59a 23.53
Bishops Lydeard 07.05a ~ 07.10d ?   22.47a ~ 22.49d ?
Norton Fitzwarren 07.22a ~ 07.24d 07.17 ~ 07.22   22.33a ~ 22.35d 22.29 ~ ??.??
Taunton 07.29a ~ 07.32d 07.26 ~ 07.31   22.26a ~ 22.28d 22.21 ~ 22.23
Cogload Jn 07/38 07/37   22/21 22/16
Bridgewater 07/44 07/42   22/16 22/11
Uphill Jn 07/53 07/54   22/02 22/01
Weston-Super-Mare 07.57a ~ 07.59d 07.58 ~ 08.00   21.48a ~ 21.58d 21.50 ~ 21.56
Worle Jn 08/03 08/04   21/45 21/43
Parson Street 08/16 08/17   ? ?
Bristol West Jn 08/18 ?   21/16 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 08.19a ~ 08.33d 08.21 ~ 08.32   21.13a ~ 21.15d 21.10 ~ 21.15
Bristol East Jn 08/34 ?   21/12 ?
Dr Days Jn 08/35 08/34   21/11 21/07
Stapleton Road 08/36 08/36   21/08 21/06
Filton Abbey Wood 08/40 08/39   21/04 21/02
Bristol Parkway 08.44a ~ 08.47d 08.42 ~ 08.46   21.00a ~ 21.02d 20.57 ~ 20.59
Westerleigh Jn 08/53 08/52   20/55 20/52
Yate 08/55 08/55   20/53 20/48
Charfield 09/01 09/01   20/47 20/44
Standish Jn 09/12 09/10   20/35 20/34
Gloucester Yard Jn 09/18 ?   20/29 ?
Barnwood Jn 09/19 09/15   20/28 20/27
Cheltenham Spa 09.25a ~ 09.27d 09.22 ~ 09.24   20.20a ~ 20.22d 20.22 ~ 20.22
Ashchurch For Tewkesbury 09/35 09/31   20/12 20/16
Abbotswood Jn 09/47 09/39   20/06 20/08
Norton Jn 09/49 ?  
Worcester Shrub Hill 09/54 09/50  
Tunnel Jn 09/55 ?  
Droitwich Spa 10/00 10/05  
Stoke Works Jn 10/05 10/09   19/58 19/58
Bromsgrove 10/07 10/12   19/55 19/55
Barnt Green 10/13 10/19   19/51 19/50
Longbridge 10/18 10/22   19/48 19/48
Kings Norton 10/22 10/25   19/45 19/43
Bordesley Jn 10/30 10/33   19/37 19/32
St Andrews Jn 10/34 10/42   19/36 19/31
Landor Street Jn 10/38 10/44   19/28 19/28
Water Orton 10/45 10/51   19/20 19/17
Kingsbury Jn 10/54 10/54   19/17 19/13
Tamworth 11/00 10/57   19/10 19/08
Wichnor Jn 11/07 11/03   19/03 19/03
Burton-On-Trent 11/13 11/06   18/58 18/58
North Stafford Jn 11/19 11/11   18/53 18/54
Stenson Jn 11/20 11/12   18/53 18/53
Derby 11.26a ~ 11.28d 1.117 ~ 11.23   18.44a ~ 18.46d 18.45 ~ 18.47
Ambergate Jn 11/40 11/32   18/35 18/34
Clay Cross South Jn 11/50 11/40   18/27 18/27
Chesterfield 11/53 11/44   18/23 18/21
Tapton Jn 11/54 ?   18/22 ?
Barrow Hill North Jn 11/58 ?   18/18 ?
Beighton Jn 12/04 11/53   18/05 18/03
Treeton Jn 12/14 ?   17/55 ?
Masborough Jn 12/24 ?   17/51 ?
Aldwarke Jn 12/27 12/09   17/49 17/46
Swinton 12/28 12/12   17/46 17/32
Mexborough 12/32 ?   17/42 ?
Hexthorpe Jn 12/38 12/19   17/36 17/31
Doncaster 12/41 12/28   17/33 17/28
Shaftholme Jn 12/44 12/44   17/30 17/24
Temple Hirst Jn 12/51 12/50   17/23 17/18
Hambleton North Jn 12/56 12/54   17/19 17/15
Colton Jn 13/02 13/00   17/12 17/10
York 13.07a 13.11   17.05d 17.04


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