17th April 2010

UK Railtours
The Dartmoor Railway & Okehampton

Locos Used 66002 & 66182
Stock Used 35469+3066+3068+1691+3097+3119+1813+5009+5276+5341

Route :
1Z53 : London Paddington to Okehampton
1Z54 : Okehampton to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
66182 (1) London Paddington - Slough - Twyford - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Tiverton Parkway - Tiverton Junction DPL - Cowley Bridge Jn - Exeter St Davids - Exeter City Basin Jn
66002 (2) Exeter City Basin Jn - Exeter St Thomas
66182 (1) Exeter St Thomas - Marsh Barton (Alphington Road Siding)
66002 (2) Marsh Barton (Alphington Road Siding) - Exeter St Thomas - Exeter St Davids - Cowley Bridge Jn - Crediton - Sampford Courtenay - Okehampton
66182 (1) Okehampton - (reverse of outward route) - Exeter St Davids
66002 (2) Exeter St Davids - Cowley Bridge Jn - Tiverton Junction (Up Main) - Tiverton Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 66002 on rear.
(2) 66182 on rear.

Sources : Alan Sheppard, Stuart Smith, Adam Daniels & Peter Young

Photo Review


66002 & 66182 at Exeter St Davids after the run to Okehampton (photos: Nick Blyth)


1132 at Meldon Quarry on one of the many shuttles it operated that afternoon
on the Dartmoor Railway from Okehampton (photo: Nick Blyth)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00 London Paddington 07.38d 07.38 [P10] [Line 5]   21.44a 21.47 [P1] 401.46
1.73 Ladbrooke Grove 07/42  07/42 [DR]   21/38 21/43 399.53
5.08 Acton West 07/46  07/46   21/34 21/37 396.38
9.01 Southall 07/52 07/54   21/31 21/29 392.45
11.20 Airport Jn 07/57  07/57   21/29 21/26 [UR] 390.26
 ? Dolphin Jn ?  08/02   21/23 21.15 ~ 21.17 [UR] ?
18.13 Slough 08.04a ~ 08.08d  08.05 ~ 08.08   21.17a ~ 21.20d 21.07 ~ 21.10 [P5] 393.15
24.14 Maidenhead 08/15 08/15   21/06 20/59 [P4] 377.32
30.78 Twyford 08/21  08/22   20/58 20/51 [P4] 370.48
35.73 Reading 08.27a ~ 08.35d  08.29 ~ 08.36 [P3]   20.49a ~ 20.52d 20.42 ~ 20.45 [P9] 365.55
37.57 Southcote Jn 08/40  08/40   20/32 20/32 363.69
53.01 Newbury 09/03  08/54 [Dn Mid]   20/06 20/04 [Up Mid] 348.45
66.24 Bedwyn 09/21 09/13   19/55 19/51 335.22
78.68 Woodborough 09/32 09/16   19/45 19/40 322.58
88.01 Lavington 09/40 09/24   19/37 19/32 313.45
94.40 Heywood Road Jn 09/46 09/29   19/32 19/27 307.06
96.77 Fairwood Jn 09/49 09/32   19/29 ? 304.49
100.19 Clink Road Jn 09/52 09/38   19/25 19/22 301.27
102.21 Blatchbridge Jn 09/54 09/44   19/23 ? 299.25
 ? East Somerset Jn 09/57 09/50   19/19 ?  ?
115.10 Castle Cary 10/04 10/00   19/12 19/08 286.36
? Somerton Crossover 10/13 10/09   19/02 18/58  ?
 ? Athelney Crossing 10/20 10/16   18/54 18/51  ?
137.50 Cogload Jn 10/24 10/19   18/50 18/48 263.76
142.53 Taunton 10/28 10/25 [P3]   18/46 18/44 [P5] 258.73
 ? Norton Fitzwarren 10/29 10/26   18/43 18/42 ?
? Whiteball 10/38 10/35   18/36 18/35  ?
156.67 Tiverton Parkway 10/41 10/38   18/33 [P2] 18/32 244.49
158.51 Tiverton Loops 10*45 ~ 11*08 [DPL] 10.43 ~ 11.05 [DPL]   18/31 [UM] 18/31  ?
172.13 Cowley Bridge Jn 11/22 11/19   18/18 18/18 229.33
173.33 Exeter St Davids 11c25 ~ 11c27 11.23 ~ 11.26 [P4]   17.52a ~ 18.15d [P5] 17.52 ~ 18.15 [P5] 228.13
174.73 Exeter City Basin Jn 11.33 ~ 11.38 11.30 ~ 11.35  
175.39 Exeter St Thomas 11.41 ~ 11.46 11.38 ~ 11.42  
175.64 Exeter Railway Jn 11/47 11/44  
176.28 Alphington Road Sdg. 11.51 ~ 12.00 11.48 ~ 11.57 [gate]  
176.72 Exeter Railway Jn 12/04 12/01  
177.17 Exeter St Thomas 12/05 12/02  
178.11 Exeter St Davids 12c09 ~ 12c11 12.05 ~ 12.07 [P3]  
179.31 Cowley Bridge Jn 12/14 12/10   17/49 17/47 226.73
185.07 Crediton 12t23 ~ 12t24 12.21 ~ 12.21   17t40 ~ 17t41 [P1] 17/38 221.17
199.37 Sampford Courtney 12/52 ?   17/08 17/05

206.67

203.12 Okehampton 13.00a 12.53   17.00d 16.59
203.12


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