26th June 2010

Spitfire Railtours
The Kernow Explorer

Locos Used 37218 & 37259
Stock Used ?????

Route :
1Z82 : Gloucester to Penzance
1Z83 : Penzance to Gloucester

Loco(s) Route
?37259 + 37218? Gloucester - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Liskeard - Par - Penzance
37218 + 37259 Penzance - (reverse of outward route) - Gloucester

Notes :
(1) Return journey was delayed by a gorse fire on land close to the railway at Newbridge, west of Penwithers Jn. it is also reported that 37218 was ailing and the ascent of hemerdon from Plymouth was very slow. The train coming to a complete stand on Dainton Bank also, but was able to restart.

Source : Mike Hunt

Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from Mike Hunt)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Gloucester 06.45d 06.45   23.07a 00.35
Horton Road Jn ? ?   23/05 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn ? ?   23/03 ?
Standish Jn 06/52 06/54   22/56 00/25
Cam & Dursley 06.57a ~ 07.00d 07.01 ~ 07.04   22.49a ~ 22.52d 00.15 ~ 00.18
Charfield 07/06 07/10   22/42 00/08
Yate 07/13 07/17   22/36 00/03
Westerleigh Jn 07/17 07/19   22/32 00/01
Bristol Parkway 07.23a ~ 07.26d 07.25 ~ 07.27   22.23a ~ 22.26d 23.53 ~ 23.55
Filton Abbey Wood 07/28 ?   22/20 23/51
Narroways Hill Jn 07/32 07/32   22/16 23/48
Dr Days Jn 07/34 07/34   22/15 23/46
Bristol East Jn 07/36 07/34   22/14 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 07.37a ~ 07.40d 07.37 ~ 07.42   22.07a ~ 22.10d 23.41 ~ 23.44
Bristol West Jn 07/41 ?   22/05 ?
Parson Street ? ?   22/03 23/37
Worle Jn 07/57 07/57   21/49 23/26
Uphill Jn 07/59 07/59   21/47 23/24
Bridgwater 08/14 08/13   21/37 23/14
Cogload Jn 08/22 08/20   21/31 23/09
Taunton 08.27a ~ 08.30d 08.24 ~ 08.29   21.22a ~ 21.25d 23.01 ~ 23.04
Norton Fitzwarren 08/32 08/32   21/20 22/58
Whiteball 08/40 ?   21/13 22/53
Tiverton Parkway 08/43 08/42   21/10 22/47
Tiverton Loop 08/45 08/46   21/08 22/46
Cowley Bridge Jn 08/55 08/55   20/55 22/35
Exeter St Davids 08.57a ~ 09.01d 08.59 ~ 09.02   20.50a ~ 20.52d 22.31 ~ 22.32
Dawlish Warren 09/16 09/14   20/39 22/20
Dawlish 09/18 09/16   20/38 22/18
Teignmouth 09/21 09/18   20/35 22/15
Newton Abbot 09/26 09/26   20/29 22/10
Newton Abbot West Jn 09/26 09/26   20/29 ?
Dainton Tunnel 09/30 09/31   20/25 22/04
Totnes 09/36 09/37   20/19 21/57
Aish Emergency Crossover 09/45 09/50   20/11 21/50
Ivybridge 09/49 09/54   20/06 21/45
Hemerdon 09/53 09/58   20/02 21/39
Laira Jn 10/00 10/02   ? ?
Lipson Jn 10/01 10/03   19/54 21/27
Plymouth 10.03a ~ 10.13d 10.06 ~ 10.12   19.24a ~ 19.51d 21.21 ~ 21.23
St Budeaux Jn 10/18 10/17   19/19 ?
Saltash 10/22 10/21   19/15 21/12
St Germans 10/28 10/27   19/10 21/05
Liskeard 10/38 10/37   19/01 20/55
St Pinnock Viaduct East 10/48 10/42   18/55 ?
Largin 10/49 10/43   18/54 ?
Bodmin Parkway 10.54a ~ 10.57d 10.48 ~ 10.57   18.45a ~ 18.48d ?
Lostwithiel 11/02 11/02   18/41 20/27
Par 11.09a ~ 11.12d 11.08 ~ 11.12   18.26a ~ 18.35d 20.18 ~ 20.20
Burngullow Jn 11/19 11/19   18/18 ?
Probus 11/26 11/32   18/10 ?
Truro 11.33a ~ 11.36d 11.38 ~ 11.40   17.59a ~ 18.02d 19.54 ~ 19.56
Penwithers Jn 11/38 11/42   ? ?
Baldhu 11/41 11/45   ? ?
Camborne 11/52 11/57   17/45 19/38
St Erth 12/00 12/07   17/35 19/06
Long Rock 12/07 12/11   17/31 ?
Penzance 12.10a 12.17   17.28d 18.42


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