21st May 2010
The Orient Express
|Locos Used||67003 & steam: 35028 'Clan Line'|
1Z65 : Victoria to Oxford
1Z66 : Oxford to Victoria
|35028 (1)||London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Lonhgedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounsleo Jn - Feltham Jn - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Foxhall Jn|
|67003 (2)||Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford|
|35028 (1)||Oxford - Didcot North Jn - (via Didcot station avoiding line) - Didcot East Jn - Reading - Wokingham (3)|
|67003 (4)||Wokingham - Ascot - Virginia Water - Staines - Feltham Jn - Whitton Jn - Twickenham|
|67003 (2)||Twickenham - Whitton Jn - Hounslow Jn - Brentford - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - London Victoria|
(1) 67003 on rear.
(2) 35028 on rear.
(3) 35028 expired at Wokingham - a failure of the injector(s) then caused a fusible plug to fail. As a result of the failure the train was 2hrs late back into Victoria.
(4) 67003 on rear assisted the train as far as Twickenham where it was reversed. Unclear if 35028 was providing any traction on this leg (unlikely).
(5) Route confirmation required - except where known to have reversed at Twickenham the route shown is as booked.
Sources : various including
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Neil Kearns)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Grosvenor Bridge Jn||08/48||20/41|
|Stewarts Lane Jn||08/51||20/38|
|Ascot||09w48 ~ 10w05||19w13 ~ 19w33|
|Reading||10.36 ~ 10.44||18.34 ~ 18.44|
|Reading West Jn||10/47||18/30|
|Didcot East Jn||11/02||18/08|
|Didcot Parkway||11.04 ~ 11.06||-|
|Foxhall Jn||11.10 ~ 11.25||-|
|Didcot North Jn||11/32||18/06|
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