26th November 2009

Railway Touring Company
The Bath & Bristol Christmas Express

Loco Used steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518+9392+99350+99125+99316+99122+99127+99128+99371+99318+5222

Route :
1Z34 : Poole to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z36 : Bristol Temple Meads to Poole

Loco Route
34067 Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton - Northam Jn - St Denys - Eastleigh - Romsey - Dean - Salisbury - Wilton Jn - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
34067 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Poole


34067 on arrival at Bristol Temple Meads (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Sources : Nick Bartlett (on the train throughout) & Neil Kearns

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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Poole 08.30d 08.30   20.15a ?
Branksome 08.37a ~ 08.39d 08.37 ~ 08.40   20.06a ~ 20.08d ?
Bournemouth 08.48a ~ 08.50d 08.50 ~ 08.53   19.56a ~ 19.58d ?
Christchurch ? ?   19.44a ~ 19.46d ?
Brockenhurst 09/08 09/14   19/30 ?
Redbridge 09/22 09/25   19/17 ?
Southampton 09.33a ~ 09.38d 09.40 ~ 09.42   19.06a ~ 19.12d 19.05 ~ 19.07
Northam Jn 09/41 09/46   19/02 19/02
St Denys 09/48 09/48   18/59 19/00
Eastleigh 09.59a ~ 10.03d 09.56 ~ 10.03   18.50a ~ 18.52d 18.51 ~ 18.54
Eastleigh East Jn 10.05 ~ 10.20 10.08 ~ 10.18   18/48 18/48
Romsey 10/36 10/31   18/36 18/39
Dean 10/45 10/39   18/27 18/32
Tunnel Jn 10/55 10/51   18/15 18/23
Salisbury 10w58 ~ 11w20 11.01 ~ 11.21   17w56 ~ 18w12 18.00 ~ 18.18
Wilton Jn 11/24 11/27   17/53 17/47
Wishford 11/31 11/31   17/48 17/44
Wylye LC 11/37 11/36   17/43 17/40
Upton Lovell LC 11/45 11/41   17/38 17/35
Warminster 11/53 11/47   17/32 17/30
Westbury 12.03 ~ 12.16 11.57 ~ 12.15   17/20 17/18
Bradford Jn 12/27 12/25   17/12 17/11
Bathampton Jn 12/41 12/43   17/01 17/00
Bath Spa 12.46a ~ 12.51d 12.47 ~ 12.53   16.51a ~ 16.56d 16.49 ~ 16.57
North Somerset Jn 13/05 13/08   16/37 16/36
Bristol East Jn 13/06 13/10   16/36 16/35
Bristol Temple Meads 13.08a 13.11   16.34d 16/34


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