9th March 2013

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518+99304+4984+99311+99348+99350+99121+99127+99712+3058+99125

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

Loco Route
34067 London Euston - Camden Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden South West Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Charlbury - Morton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
34067 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) 34067 'Tangmere' replaced unavailable 5029 'Nunney Castle'.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
London Euston 08.30d [P16] [E] 08.31 [P2] [X]   - -
Camden South Jn 08/35 08/35 [E]   - -
Camden Jn 08/37 [DF] 08/36 [DF]   - -
Willesden WL Jn 08/43 08/43   - -
Willesden SW Sidings 08.45 ~ 08.59 08/45   - -
Acton Wells Jn 09/02 08/48   - -
London Paddington - -   20.55a [P1] 20.55 [P1]
Ladbroke Grove - -   20/50 [UM] 20/49 [UM]
Acton Main Line 09/11 [DR] 09/14 [P4] [DR]   ? ?
Acton West 09/14 [DR] 09/16 [DR]   20/46 [UM] 20/46 [UM]
West Ealing 09/18 [DR] 09/18 [P4] [DR]   ? ?
Southall 09/23 [DR] 09/27 [P4] [DR]   20/42 [UM] 20/42 [UM]
Airport Jn 09/28 [DR] 09/32 [DR]   20/39 [UM] 20/37 [UM]
Dolphin Jn - -   20/23 [UM] 20/27 [UM]
Slough 09.37a ~ 09.40d [P4] [DR] 09.41 ~ 09.42 [P4] [DR]   20.17a ~ 20.20d [P5] [UR] 20.19 ~ 20.21 [P5] [UR]
Maidenhead 09/48 [P3] [DR] 09/50 [P3] [DR]   20/09 [P4] [UR] 20/09 [P4] [UR]
Twyford 09/55 [P3] 09/57 [P3] [DR]   20/01 [P4] 20/02 [P4] [UR]
Reading 10.07a ~ 10.14d [P10] [DR] 10.08 ~ 10.15 [P10] [DR]   19.37a ~ 19.52d [P10] [UR] 19.36 ~ 19.54 [P10] [UR]
Reading West Jn 10/17 [DR] 10/20 [DR]   19/34 [UR] 19/31 [UR]
Didcot East Jn 10/33 [DR] 10/36 [DR]   19/13 [UR] 19/15 [UR]
Didcot Parkway 10.35a ~ 10.38d [P3] 10.38 ~ 10.40 [P3]   18.46a ~ 19.11d [P4] [UR] 18.44 ~ 19.12 [P4] [UR]

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 10/41 10/43
Kennington Jn 10/50 10/50
Oxford U&DPL 10w54 ~ 11w27 10w55 ~ 11w28
Oxford 11.30a ~ 11.41d [DM] 11.31 ~ 11.42 [DM]
Wolvercot Jn 11/48 11/49
Charlbury 12/00 12/00
Ascott-under-Wychwood 12/04 [P1] 12/03 [P1]
Moreton-in-Marsh 12/17 [P1] 12/15 [P1]
Honeybourne 12/28 [P1] 12/25 [P1]
Evesham 12/36 12.32 ~ 12.34
Norton Jn 12/48 12/48
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.54a [P1] ~ 16.10d [P2] 12.54 [P1] ~ 16.13 [P1]
Norton Jn 16/17 16/20
Abbotswood Jn 16/19 16/22
Ashchurch 16/32 [P2] 16/31 [P2]
Cheltenham Spa 16/40 [P1] 16/39 [P1]
Barnwood Jn 16/47 16/45
Gloucester Yard Jn 16/48 16/46
Standish Jn 16/57 16/56
St Mary's LC 17/09 17/05
Kemble 17w22 ~ 17w32 [P1] 17w17 ~ 17w32 [P1]
Loco Yard Jn 17/47 17/47
Swindon 17.50a ~ 17.52d [P3] 17/50 [P3]
Uffington 18/05 18/01
Challow 18/07 [UR] 18/03 [UR]
Wantage Road 18w12 ~ 18w32 [UR] 18w09 ~ 18w28 [UR]
Foxhall Jn 18/42 [UR] 18/42 [UR]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z71 : (47237 with 34067 on rear) : Southall to London Euston
5Z74 : (47237 with 34067 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.29d 22.04a
Southall Yard 06.39 ~ 06.49 21.44 ~ 21.54
Hanwell Bridge Loop 06.53 ~ 07.01 -
West Ealing 07/05 [UR] ?
Acton West 07/10 [UR] 21/34
Acton Main Line 07/12 [UR] ?
Acton Wells Jn 07/16 -
Willesden SW Sidings 07/19 -
Willesden WL Jn 07/23 -
Camden Jn 07/30 -
Camden South Jn 07/31 -
London Euston 07.35a [P16] -
Friars Jn - 21/31
Old Oak Common West - 21/27 [RL1]
Old Oak Common Reception - 21/26
Old Oak Common East - 21/25 [RL1]
London Paddington - 21.10d [P1]

5Z72 : (34067) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Wylds Lane Jn - Worcester T.C.
5Z73 : (34067) : Worcester T.C. - Wylds Lane Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
(The E.C.S. actually ran to/from Worcester Maintenance Depot)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.57d [P1] 16.01a [P2]
Wylds Lane Jn 12.59 ~ 13.08 15.55 ~ 15.59
Shrub Hill Sig.59 - 15.51 ~ 15.53
Worcester T.C. 13.12 15.48

5Z75 : (34067 with 35518) : Worcester T.C. - Worcester Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Wylds Lane Jn - Worcester T.C.
(34067 was seen passing Worcester Shrub Hill (P1) at 14/34, propelling 35518 towards the Maintenance Depot)
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester T.C. 13.49d
Worcester Tunnel Jn 13.55 ~ 13.59
Worcester Foregate Street 14/02
Henwick 14.04 ~ 14.27
Worcester Foregate Street 14/29
Worcester Shrub Hill 14/31
Wylds Lane Jn 14.33 ~ 14.38
Worcester T.C. 14.42

0Z71 : (47237) : London Euston to Southall
0Z73 : (47237) : Southall to London Paddington

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
London Euston 09.52d [P16] -
Camden South Jn 09/55 -
Camden Jn 09/56 -
Willesden WL Jn 10/03 -
Willesden SW Sidings 10.05 ~ 10.13 -
Acton Wells Jn 10/15 -
London Paddington - 20.59a [P1]
Ladbroke Grove - 20/21
Old Oak Common East  - 20/16 [ECL]
Friars Jn - 20/13 [RL1]
Acton Main Line 10.18 ~ 10.38 ?
Acton West 10/42 20/09
West Ealing 10/47 20/05
Hanwell Bridge Loop 10.53 ~ 11.03 [UGL] 19.58 ~ 20.01 [RL]
Hayes Loop - 19.47 ~ 19.51
Southall 11.07 ~ 11.12 19/44
Southall Depot 11.22a 19.34d

07/03/13 : 
5Z44 : (47245 with 34067 on rear) : Carnforth Steamtown to Carnforth Sidings
5Z44 : (34067 with 47245 on rear) : Carnforth Sidings to Hayes Loop
5Z44 : (47245 with 34067 on rear) : Hayes Loop to Southall
(consist: 35518+3096+1730+3115+4856+13230+4831+1859+4836+TSO?+35185)

Location Booked
Carnforth Steamtown 10.00d
Carnforth Sidings 10.10 ~ 10.14
Carnforth 10.19 ~ 11.19
Carnforth U&DGL 11.22 ~ 11.36
Lancaster 11/44
Preston 12.11 ~ 12.12
Wigan North Western 12/34
Warrington Bank Quay 12/49
Weaver Jn 13/11
Winsford 13/21
Crewe 13.30 ~ 14.11 [P12]
Stafford 14/39
Colwich Jn 14/47
Lichfield North Jn 15/00
Nuneaton 15/23
Rugby 16/20
Long Buckby 16/38
Northampton North Jn 16.52 ~ 17.12
Northampton 17/15
Milton Keynes Central 17/34
Bletchley 17/38
Watford Junction 18/16
Wembley Central 18/27
Wembley Yard 18/30
Willesden No.7 Jn 18/32
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 18/34
Acton Wells Jn 18/48
Acton Main Line 19/00
Southall 19/09
Hayes Loop 19.12 ~ 20.10
Southall Yard 20.15 ~ 20.29
Southall Depot 20.39a


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