21st August 2011

Railway Touring Company
The Weymouth Seaside Express

Loco Used steam; 5029 'Nunney Castle'
Stock Used 8 coaches including support coach

Route :
1Z92 : Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth
1Z93 : Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco Route
5029 Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Frome - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester Jn - Weymouth
5029 Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Late departure from Weymouth on return due to problems with the 17.56 FGW service to Bristol TM with locking doors and also due to 5029 taking on water.

Sources : Nick Wason (on the train throughout) & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Wason & Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.51d 08.51 [P5]   21.19a [P10] 21.41 [P4]
Bristol East Jn 08/54 08/53   21/18 21/38
North Somerset Jn 08/55 08/54   21/15 21/36
Keynsham 09.02a ~ 09.04d [P2] 09.01 ~ 09.03 [P2]   ? 21/31 [P1]
Bath Spa 09.15a ~ 09.18d [P2] 09.15 ~ 09.18 [P2]   20.57a ~ 21.00d [P1] 21.19 ~ 21.22 [P1]
Bathampton Jn 09/23 09/22   20/53 21/13
Bradford Jn 09/35 09/36   20/40 20/51
Trowbridge 09.40a ~ 09.42d [P2] 09.39 ~ 09.42 [P2]   20/38 [P1] 20/48 [P1]
Westbury 09.52a ~ 10.13d [P2] 09.52 ~ 10.13 [P3]   20.23a ~ 20.31d [P2] 20.34 ~ 20.40 [P2]
Fairwood Jn 10/19 10/16   20/19 20/29
Clink Road Jn 10/24 10/23   20/14 20/25
Frome 10.28a ~ 11.08d 10.26 ~ 11.07   19.56a ~ 20.11d 20.07 ~ 20.22
Blatchbridge Jn 11/10 11/11   19/53 20/04
East Somerset Jn 11/16 11/17   19/48 19/58
Castle Cary 11/27 [P3] 11/28 [P2]   19/37 [P3] 19/47 [P3]
Yeovil Pen Mill 11.50a ~ 12.03d [P3] 11.47 ~ 12.05 [P3]   19.08a ~ 19.14d [P1] 19.18 ~ 19.28 [P3]
Maiden Newton 12.35a ~ 12.43d [P2] 12.32 ~ 12.40 [P2]   18.37a ~ 18.41d [P1] 18.51 ~ 18.55 [P1]
Dorchester West 12.58a ~ 13.00d [P2] 12.52 ~ 12.59 [P2]   18/23 [P1] 18/38 [P1]
Dorchester Jn 13/02 13/01   18/22 18/37
Weymouth 13.10a [P2] 13.09 [P3]   18.08d [P1] 18.23 [P2]


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