9th June 2012

First Great Western
Western Yorkshireman

HST Used 43002  & 43003 'Isambard Kingdom Brunel '
Stock Used 41051+41052+40810+42077+42143+42004+42078+44025

Route :
1Z33 : Bristol Temple Meads to York
1Z35 : York to Bristol Temple Meads

HST Route
43003 + 43002 Bristol Temple Meads - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Bromsgrove - Kings Norton - Lifford East Jn - Camp Hill - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - North Stafford Jn - Stenson Jn - Castle Donnington - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent East Jn - Toton Centre - Alfreton - Chesterfield - Sheffield - Swinton - Doncaster - Hambleton North Jn - York
43002 + 43003 York - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Ferrybridge North Jn - Moorthorpe - Swinton - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes:
(1) This train took staff and invited guests to the Railfest event at York. The train was an HST and in keeping with the Railfest theme of First, Last, Biggest, Smallest etc, FGW managed to get Power Cars 43002 & 43003 on the train. These were the first two production power cars and made up unit 253001 as it was known when first introduced. No specific fare was charged for travelling on the train, but each participant had to buy a 10 Railfest entry ticket on board the train, regardless of whether they were attending the event or not. All proceeds went to the Railfest committee for Charity
 (2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Norman Preedy, Chris Bracey, Peter Hicks & Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Peter Hicks)

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 08.10d [P15]   21.40a [P4]
Dr Days Jn 08/12   21/37
Narroways Hill Jn 08/17   21/36
Filton Abbey Wood 08/22   21/32
Bristol Parkway 08.25a ~ 08.28d [P4]   21.28a ~ 21.30d [P2]
Westerleigh Jn 08/33   21/22
Yate 08/38   21/19
Charfield 08/45   21/14
Standish Jn 08/53   21/06
Gloucester Yard Jn 08/57   21/03
Barnwood Jn 08/58   21/02
Cheltenham Spa 09.03a ~ 09.05d [P2]   20.55a ~ 20.57d [P1]
Ashchurch 09/11   20/49
Abbotswood Jn 09/18   20/42
Stoke Works Jn 09/25   20/35
Bromsgrove 09/26   20/34
Barnt Green 09/29   20/31
Longbridge 09/31 [FL]   20/27
Kings Norton 09/35   20/25 [FL]
Lifford East Jn 09/37   20/23
Bordesley Jn 09/43   20/19
St Andrews Jn 09/44   20/18
Landor Street Jn 09/45 [ML]   20/14
Water Orton 09/50   20/07 [ML]
Kingsbury Jn 09/53   19/58
Tamworth HL 09/57   19/53
Wichnor Jn 10/02   19/48
Burton-on-Trent 10/06 [P1]   19/43 [P2]
Clay Mills Jn 10/08   19/41
North Stafford Jn 10/11   19/39
Stenson Jn 10/12   19/38
Sheet Stores Jn 10/37   19/16
Trent East Jn 10/39   19/14
Toton Centre 10/42   19/11
Trowell Jn 10/44   19/09
Langley Mill 10/49   19/02
Ironville Jn 10/57   19/00
Alfreton 11/00   18/57
Clay Cross North Jn 11/10   18/52
Chesterfield South Jn 11/11   18/50
Chesterfield 11.13a ~ 11.14d [P3]   18.46a ~ 18.48d [P2]
Tapton Jn 11/15   18/45
Dore Station Jn 11/24   18/38
Sheffield 11.30a ~ 11.32d [P2]   18.31a ~ 18.34d [P8]
Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/33   18/29
Wincobank Jn 11/36   18/24
Holmes Jn 11/37   18/21
Aldwarke Jn 11/40   18/15
Swinton 11/41   18/12
Mexborough 11/43   -
Hexthorpe Jn 11/47   -
Doncaster 11.55a ~ 11.56d [P8]   -
Shaftholme Jn 11/59   -
Temple Hirst Jn 12/04   -
Hambleton North Jn 12/11   -
Moorthorpe -   18/07 [P1]
Ferrybridge North Jn -   17/50
Milford SB -   17/41
Church Fenton -   17/36 [P1]
Colton Jn 12/15   17/31
York 12.22a [P7]   17.22d [P7]


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