27th October 2010

V.S.O.E. (British Pullman)
The Orient Express

Locos Used at least 67002 & steam: 71000 'Duke of Gloucester'
Stock Used booked for load 13 (including support coach)

Route :
1Z82 : Victoria to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z83 : Bristol Temple Meads to Victoria

Locos Route
71000 + 67002 London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham Jn - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Bedwyn - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Bradford South Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
71000 (+ 67002?) Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' replaced unavailable 35028 Clan Line. Seen approaching Bath Spa on the outward leg hauled by 71000 + 67002 (the class 67 presumably added to assist with 'poor railhead conditions'.

Sources : Neil Kearns & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked Only)

(from Neil Kearns)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Victoria 08.45d [P2] [FL] 21.04a [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/49 21/00 [SL]
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/53 [RVL] 20/53
Longhedge Jn 08/57 20/50 [RVL]
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [FL] 20/46 [P4]
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 20/37 [P2] [FL]
Brentford 09/14 [P2] 20/29 [P1]
Hounslow 09/21 [P2] 20/25 [P1]
Feltham Jn 09/23 20/22
Feltham 09/25 [P2] 20/20 [P1]
Staines 09/32 [P2] 20/12 [P1]
Virginia Water 09/43 [P2] 20/00 [P1]
Ascot 09/51 [P2] 19/50 [P1]
Wokingham 10/08 [P2] 19/39 [P1]
Earley 10/14 [P1] 19/30 [P2]
Reading Spur Jn 10/17 19/27
Reading New Jn 10/34 [ML] 19/25
Reading 10/36 [P4] 19/24 [UM] [ML]
Southcote Jn 10/40 19/19
Theale ? 18w38 ~ 19w10 [Loop]
Newbury Racecourse 11w03 ~ 11w20 [DPL] ?
Newbury 11/24 [P1] 18/19
Bedwyn 11/38 18/05
Woodborough 11/50 17/52
Lavington 12/00 17/39
Heywood Road Jn 12/08 17/30
Hawkeridge Jn 12/15 17/27
Bradford Jn 12/25 17/18
Bathampton Jn 12/37 17/06
Bath Spa 12.41a ~ 12.46d [P1] 16.56a ~ 17.01d [P2]
North Somerset Jn 13/04 16/42
Bristol East Jn 13/06 [DM] 16/41
Bristol Temple Meads 13.09a [P9] 16.39d


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