16th March 2013

V.S.O.E. (British Pullman)
(Six Nations Rugby Special)

Loco Used 67023
Stock Used 6313+99536+99537+99534+99535+99531+99530+99532+99546+99543+99545

Route :
1Z57 : London Paddington to Cardiff Central
1Z58 : Cardiff Central to London Victoria

Loco Route
67023 London Paddington - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central
67023 Cardiff Central - Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Chippenham - Swindon - (reverse of outward route) - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Special train for The Six Nations Rugby at Cardiff Millennium Stadium; final score: Wales 30:3 England resulting in Wales winning the competition for 2013.

Sources : Nick Bartlett, Jonathan Horswell & Mark Herriott

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 11.37d [P1] 11.37   - -
Ladbroke Grove 11/40 11/41   - -
London Victoria - -   23.10a [P2] 23.11
Grosvenor Bridge Jn - -   23/06 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn - -   23/01 ?
Longhedge Jn - -   22/55 ?
Latchmere Jn - -   22/51 22/54
Kensington Olympia - -   22/43 [P3] 22/47
North Pole Jn - -   22/39 22/45
Mitre Bridge Jn - -   22/37 22/44
Willesden SW Sidings - -   22/32 ?
Acton Wells Jn - -   22/30 22/38
Acton Main Line 11/43 ?   22/27 22/34
Acton West 11/44 [DM] 11/44   22/25 [UR] 22/32
Southall 11/52 [DM] 11/47   22/19 [UR] 22/26
Airport Jn 11/58 [DM] 11/49   22/13 [UR] 22/23
Slough 12/05 [P4] 12/00   22/01 [P3] 22/14
Maidenhead 12/11 [P3] 12/08   21/56 [P2] 22/07
Twyford 12/17 [P3] 12/15   21/51 [P2] 22/02
Reading 12/27 [P9] 12/30   21/46 [TL] 21/57
Reading West Jn 12/28 [DM] 12/33   21/44 [UM] 21/52
Didcot Parkway 12/49 [P1] 12/46   21.22 ~ 21.29 [P3] [UM] 21.27 ~ 21.33
Wantage Road 12/55 12/52   21/14 21/16
Challow 12/58 12/55   21/11 21/12
Uffington 13/00 12/58   21/09 21/10
Swindon 13.11 ~ 13.13 [P4] 13.08 ~ 13.11   20.56 ~ 20.58 20.57 ~ 21.00
Wootton Bassett Jn 13/20 13/17   20/49 20/49
Hullavington 13/29 13/26   - -
Westerleigh Jn 13/40 13/38   - -
Bristol Parkway 13/44 [P2] 13/41   - -
Chippenham - -   20/37 [P2] 20/37
Thingley East Jn - -   20/35 20/37
Thingley Jn - -   20/34 ?
Bathampton Jn - -   20/28 20/31
Bath Spa - -   20/22 [P2] 20/27
North Somerset Jn - -   20.02 ~ 20.05 20/16
Dr Day's Jn - -   20/00 20/13
Narroways Hill Jn - -   19/58 20/11
Filton Abbey Wood - -   19/54 [P1] 20/08
Patchway 13/45 13/42   19/52 20/05
Pilning 13/50 13/45   19/46 20/01
Severn Tunnel East 13/51 13/47   19/44 19/59
Severn Tunnel West 13/56 13/50   19/40 19/55
Severn Tunnel Junction 14/00 [P3] [DR] 13/51   19/38 [P4] 19/52
Llanwern West Jn 14/15 13/58   19/31 19/47
Maindee West Jn 14/19 14/01   19/28 19/44
Newport 14/20 [DR] 14/02   19/27 [P3] 19/42
Marshfield 14/30 [DR] 14/09   19/21 19/32
Cardiff Central 14.48a [P3] 14.33   19.13d [P4] 19.22


Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z?? : (67022 with 67023 on rear) : Stewarts Lane T&RSMD to London Paddington

Location Booked
Stewarts Lane T&RSMD 09.18d
Battersea Loop 09.28 ~ 09.58
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/01
Longhedge Jn 10/06
Latchmere Jn 10/09
Kensington Olympia 10.15 ~ 10.17
North Pole Jn 10/20
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/21
Willesden SW Sidings 10/25
Acton Wells Jn 10/32
Acton Main Line 10/35
West Ealing 10/40
Drayton Green 10/42
Greenford South Jn 10/51
Greenford East Jn 10/53
Old Oak Common 11.03 ~ 11.09 [RL]
Ladbroke Grove 11/16
London Paddington 11.21a [P1]

0Z?? : (67022) : London Paddington to Stewarts Lane T&RSMD

5Z57 : (67023) : Cardiff Central to Margam Yard
5Z58 : (67023) : Margam Yard to Cardiff Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 14.58d [P3] 19.00a [P4]
Pontyclun 15/10 18/47
Bridgend 15/18 18/38
Margam T.C. 15.32a 18.20d


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