19th August 2010

Statesman Rail
Dorset Coast Statesman

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & 47826
Stock Used 6176+1212+3277+3295+3417+1659+3188+3231+17056

Route :
1Z62 : Shrewsbury to Weymouth
1Z63 : Weymouth to Shrewsbury

Loco(s) Route
47580 (1) Shrewsbury - Wellington - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Standish Jn - Stoud - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading West Jn - Southcote Jn - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bourenmouth - Poole - Dorchester South - Weymouth
47826 (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury

Notes :
(1) 47826 on rear.
(2) 47580 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : various including Nigel Benning & Nick Bartlett

Photo Review


47580 at Weymouth prior to the return leg of the tour (photo: Nick Bartlett)


47826 at the business end at Weymouth (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Benning & Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Shrewsbury 06.14d ?   00.12a ?
Wellington 06.34a ~ 06.36d [P1] ?   23.55a ~ 23.58d [P2] ?
Telford Central 06.43a ~ 06.45d ?   23.45a ~ 23.48d ?
Madeley Jn 06/47 ?   23/43 ?
Cosford 06/52 ?   23/38 ?
Oxley SB 07/00 ?   23/30 ?
Wolverhampton North Jn 07/01 ?   23/29 ?
Wolverhampton 07.04a ~ 07.07d [P2] ?   23.24a ~ 23.27d [P1] ?
Portobello Jn 07/12 ?   23/19 ?
Darlaston Jn 07/19 ?   23/15 ?
Bescot Stadium 07/21 ?   23/14 ?
Perry Barr North Jn 07/29 ?   23/05 ?
Perry Barr West Jn 07/31 ?   23/04 ?
Soho East Jn 07/35 ?   22/58 ?
Soho North Jn 07/37 ?   22/57 ?
Galton Jn 07/40 ?   22/55 ?
Smethwick Jn 07/42 ?   22/49 ?
Rowley Regis 07/46 ?   22/45 ?
Stourbridge Junction 07.59a ~ 08.02d ?   22.33a ~ 22.36d ?
Blakedown 08/07 ?   22/27 ?
Kidderminster 07.11a ~ 08.14d ?   22.19a ~ 22.22d ?
Hartlebury 08/20 ?   22/14 ?
Droitwich Spa 08/25 ?   22/08 ?
Tunnel Jn 08/32 ?   22/01 ?
Worcester Shrub Hill 08.34a ~ 08.37d ?   21.53a ~ 21.58d ?
Norton Jn 08/42 ?   21/46 ?
Abbotswood Jn 08/44 ?   21/44 ?
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 08/52 ?   21/33 ?
Cheltenham Spa 09.00a ~ 09.03d ?   21.21a ~ 21.24d ?
Barnwood Jn 09/09 ?   21.03 ~ 21.13 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn 09/10 ?   21/01 ?
Standish Jn 09/17 ?   20/55 ?
Stonehouse 09.21a ~ 09.24d ?   20.48a ~ 20.50d ?
Stroud 09.30a ~ 09.33d ?   20.40a ~ 20.42d ?
St Mary's LC 09/39 ?   20/35 ?
Kemble 09.50a ~ 10.09d ?   20.18a ~ 20.21d ?
Swindon Loco Yard 10/26 ?   20/05 ?
Swindon 10.29a ~ 10.33d ?   20.00a ~ 20.02d ?
Uffington 10/44 [ML] ?   19/48 [ML] ?
Challow 10/46 [RL] ?   19.39 ~ 19.44 [RL] ?
Wantage Road 10.50 ~ 10.56 [RL] ?   19/36 [RL] ?
Didcot Parkway 11/03 [ML] ?   19/30 ?
Reading West Jn 11/16 ?   19.13 ~ 19.17 [DM] ?
Oxford Road Jn 11/18 ?   19/10 ?
Southcote Jn 11/21 ?   19/08 [UF] ?
Bramley 11/30 ?   18/59 [US] ?
Basingstoke 11/40 [DF] ?   18/52 [US] ?
Worting Jn 11/44 [DS] ?   18/47 [US] ?
Wallers Ash Loop 11.57 ~ 12.31 ?   - ?
Winchester 12/37 [DF] ?   18/35 [UF] ?
Shawford Jn / Shawford 12/39 [DF] ?   18/29 [UF] ?
Eastleigh 12/44 [DF] ?   18/19 [US] ?
St Denys 12/47 [DF] ?   18/13 [UF] ?
Northam Jn 12/49 [DF] ?   18/11 [UF] ?
Southampton Central 12.51a ~ 12.55d ?   18.07a ~ 18.08d ?
Redbridge 12/59 [DF] ?   18/03 [UF] ?
Brockenhurst 13.10a ~ 13.13d [DF] ?   17.49a ~ 17.53d [UF] ?
Bournemouth 13.29a ~ 13.33d [DF] ?   17.30a ~ 17.34d [UF] ?
Branksome 13/37 [DF] ?   17/21 [UF] ?
Poole 13.42a ~ 13.46d [DF] ?   17.12a ~ 17.16d [UF] ?
Wareham 13/56 [DF] ?   17/04 [UF] ?
Wool 14/01 [DF] ?   16/59 [UF] ?
Moreton 14/06 [DF] ?   16/55 [UF] ?
Dorchester South 14/12 [DF] ?   16/50 [UF] ?
Dorchester Jn 14/14 [DF] ?   16/49 [UF] ?
Weymouth 14.24a ?   16.37d 16.37 [P2]


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