29th May 2010

Vintage Trains
The Britannia Banker

Locos Used at least steam: 6201 'Princess Elizabeth' & 9600
Stock Used Booked for load 11 (including POB)

Route :
1Z62 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Didcot Parkway
1Z69 : Didcot Parkway to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco(s) Route
6201 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill - Jewellery Quarter - Smethwick Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Swindon - Didcot Parkway
6201 Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove
6201 (2) Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn
9600 (3) Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) 6201 substituted for booked, but unavailable due to failure, 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'.
(2) 9600 on rear.
(3) 6201 on rear.
(4) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : various including Neil Kearns & Scott Spencer

Timings (Booked Only)

(from Neil Kearns & Scott Spencer)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Tyseley Warwick Road 08.05d [P1] 20.57a [P1]
Small Heath South Jn 08/07 20/49
Birmingham Moor Street 08/13 [P1] -
Birmingham Snow Hill 08.16a ~ 08.19d [P2] -
Jewellery Quarter 08/22 -
Galton Bridge HL 08.29a ~ 08.31d -
Smethwick Jn 08/32 -
Rowley Regis 08/37 -
Stourbridge Jn 08.47a ~ 08.50d -
Blakedown 08/56 -
Kidderminster 09/03 -
Hartlebury 09/07 -
Bordesley Jn - 20/35
St Andrews Jn - 20/33
Landor Street Jn - 20.08 ~ 20.28
St Andrews Jn - 20/03
Bordesley Jn - 20/01
Lifford East Jn - 19/53
Kings Norton - 19/51
Longbridge - 19/48 [FL]
Barnt Green - 19/44 [ML]
Bromsgrove - 18L57 ~ 19L35
Stoke Works Jn - 18/52
Droitwich Spa 09/14 18/46
Tunnel Jn 09/22 18/39
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.24a ~ 09.28d 18.34a ~ 18.37d
Norton Jn 09/33 18/26
Abbotswood Jn 09/40 18/22
Ashchurch 09/53 18/10
Cheltenham Spa 10/04 [P1] 18/02 [P2]
Barnwood Jn 10/12 17/55
Gloucester UDG / Sig 339 10w14 ~ 10w50 17w19 ~ 17w52
Gloucester Yard Jn 10/52 17/15
Standish Jn 11/00 17/05
St Marys LC 11/19 16/55
Kemble 11/31 16/45
Swindon Loco Yard 11/45 16/30
Swindon 11.50 ~ 11.53 [P1] 16.22 ~ 16.27 [P3]
Uffington 12/07 [ML] 16/07
Challow 12/10 [RL] 16/03
Wantage Road 12/25 15/59
Foxhall Jn 12/31 15/48
Didcot Parkway 12.35a [P4] 15.45d [P2] [ML]


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