26th May 2007

Railway Touring Company
The Southern Irishman

Locos Used 47245 & steam: 71000 'Duke of Gloucester'
Stock Used (2) 5341+5322+1863+3144+3110+3125+1671+3069+3124+17015

Route:
1Z55 : Birmingham International to Fishguard Harbour
1Z56 : Fishguard Harbour to Birmingham International

Loco(s) Route
47245 Birminham International - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Barnt Green - Worcester - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester - Chepstow - Newport
71000 Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot Parkway - Court Sart Jn - Felin Fran - Morlais Jn - Llandeilo Jn - Llanelli - Kidwelly - Carmarthen Jn - Carmarthen
47245 (1) Carmarthen - Carmarthen Bridge Jn - Whitland - Clarbeston Road - Fishguard Harbour
71000 Fishguard Harbour - (reverse of outward route) - Carmarthen Bridge Jn - Carmarthen Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Llandeilo Jn - Cockett West - Landore - Neath - Port Talbot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - Newport
47245 Newport - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham International

Notes :
(1) 71000 on rear.
(2) No mention of 17041, the steam loco support coach. Was this also in the formation when 71000 was on the train?

Sources : Neil Edwards (joined/left the train at Newport) & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Neil Edwards)

Location
Booked
Actual
 
Booked
Actual
Birmingham International
06.05d
?
 
22.25a
?
Birmingham New Street
??.??a ~ 06.30d
?
 
22.10a ~ ??.??d
?
Barnt Green
??.??a ~ 06.51d
?
 
21.51a ~ ??.??d
?
Worcester Shrub Hill
??.??a ~ 07.17d
?
 
21.27a ~ ??.??d
?
Cheltenham Spa
??.??a ~ 07.42d
?
 
20.53a ~ ??.??d
?
Gloucester
??.??a ~ 07.51d
?
 
20.43a ~ ??.??d
?
Chepstow
08/15
?
 
20/19
?
Newport
08L31a ~ 08L54d
??.?? ~ 08.58
 
19L19a ~ 20L02d
19.21 ~ ??.??
Ebbw Jn
08/58
09/03
 
19/16
19/18
Marshfield
09/04
?
 
19/12
19/16
Cardiff Central
09.16a ~ 09.18d
09.17 ~ 09.20
 
18.58a ~ 19.04d
18.57 ~ 19.03
Pontyclun
09/30
09/46
 
18/45
18/41
Bridgend
09/42
09/54
 
18/36
18/32
Margam Moors Jn
09/53
10/02
 
18/25
18/25
Port Talbot Parkway
10w00a ~ 10w50d
10.10 ~ 10.43
 
18/21
18/22
Court Sart Jn
10/56
10/51
 
Dynevor Jn
10/58
10/54
 
Felin Fran
11/04
?
 
Morlais Jn
11/23
11/16
 
Neath  
18/16
18/14
Landore Jn  
18/08
18/05
Swansea Loop West  
18/04
18/03
Cockett West  
17/55
17/59
Duffryn West  
17/50
17/53
Llandeilo Jn
11/29
11/23
 
17w18 ~ 17w48
17.22 ~ 17.49
Llanelli
11/32
11/32
 
17/14
17/19
Pembrey & Burry Port
11/39
11/39
 
17/10
17/14
Kidwelly
11/44
11/46
 
17/04
17/06
Ferryside
11/48
11/50
 
16/57
17/03
Carmarthen Jn
11/56
12/00
 
16/48
16/47
Carmarthen
11.58a ~ 13.28d
12.03 ~ 13.32
 
Carmarthen Bridge Jn
13/30
13/35
 
16/46
16/45
Whitland
13/48
13/57
 
16/32
16/26
Clarbeston Road
14*02 ~ 14*09
14.13 ~ 14.13
 
16.10 ~ 16.10
16/13
Fishguard Harbour
14.34a
14.40
 
15.45d
15.45


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