7th July 2012

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used 14099+99122+99125+99712+99127+99121+99350+1860+4905+99304

Route : 
1Z71 : London Euston to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z73 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
70013 London Euston - Camden Jn - Willesden WL Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Charlbury - Morton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
70013 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough - Acton Main Line - London Paddington

Notes:
(1) Tour was originally advertised to start from London Paddington. 70013 replaced advertised 6023 'King Edward II'.


Brian Halford's ticket for the tour.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Brian Halford)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
London Euston 08.30d [P16] [E] 08.30  
Camden South Jn 08/35 ?  
Camden Jn 08/36 08/37  
Willesden WL Jn 08/42 08/44  
Willesden SW Sidings 08.44a ~ 08.59d 08.48 ~ 08.59  
Acton Wells Jn 09/02 09/02  
London Paddington   20.20a [P11] 20.20
Ladbroke Grove   20/15 [UR] 20/15
Acton Main Line 09/11 [DR] 09/11   ? ?
Acton West 09/14 [DR] 09/14   20/09 [UR] 20/09
West Ealing ? ?   20/05 20/05
Southall 09/23 [DR] 09/24   20/01 [UR] 20/03
Airport Jn 09/27 [DR] 09/28   19/58 [UR] 20/00
Slough 09.36a ~ 09.40d [P4] 09.37 ~ 09.40   19.48a ~ 19.51d [P5] 19.48 ~ 19.51
Maidenhead 09/48 [P3] 09/46   19/38 [P4] 19/37
Twyford 09/55 [P3] 09/53   19/30 [P4] 19/29
Reading 10.08a ~ 10.14d [P10] 10.07 ~ 10.14   19.15a ~ 19.21d [P10] 19.15 ~ 19.21
Reading West Jn 10/17 [DR] 10/17   19/12 [UR] 19/12
Didcot East Jn 10/33 [DR] 10/33   18/54 [UR] 18/54
Didcot Parkway 10.34a ~ 10.37d [P3] 10.35 ~ 10.38   18.46a ~ 18.52d [P4] 18.41 ~ 18.52

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 10/40 10/45
Kennington Jn 10/51 10/53
Oxford U&DPL 10w55 ~ 11w40 10.57 ~ 11.43
Oxford 11/43 11/45
Wolvercot Jn 11/48 11/50
Charlbury 12/00 12/00
Ascott-under-Wychwood 12/04 12/12
Moreton-in-Marsh 12/17 12/28
Honeybourne 12/28 12/38
Evesham 12/35 12.45 ~ 12.47
Norton Jn 12/47 13/00
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.53a [P1] ~ 16.10d [P1] 13.10 ~ 16.14
Norton Jn 16/17 16/21
Abbotswood Jn 16/18 16/26
Ashchurch 16/32 16/37
Cheltenham Spa 16/40 [P1] 16/48
Barnwood Jn 16/47 16/53
Gloucester Yard Jn 16/48 16/54
Standish Jn 16/59 17/02
St Mary's LC 17/11 17/11
Kemble 17/33 [P1] 17.22 ~ 17.29
Swindon Loco Yard 17/46 17/43
Swindon 17.49a ~ 17.52d [P3] 17.46 ~ 17.51
Uffington 18/05 18/03
Challow 18/07 18/05
Wantage Road 18w12 ~ 18w32 [UR] 18.10 ~ 18.27
Foxhall Jn 18/41 [UR] 18/37

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z71 : (37516 with 70013 on rear) : Southall to Euston
5Z74 : (37516 with 70013 on rear) : Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.28d 22.00a
Southall Yard 06.38a ~ 06.48d 21.48a ~ 21.50d
Hayes - 21.09a ~ 21.43d [GL]
Acton West 07/12 20/59
Willesden SW Sdgs 07/22 -
Camden Jn 07/30 -
Euston 07.35a [P16] -
Ladbroke Grove - 20/54
Paddington - 20.50d [P11]


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