13th April 2013

Railway Touring Company
The Heart of Wales

Locos Used 57314 & 57601 & steam : 44871 & 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
Stock Used (4) (35517+35508)+21266+4994+1861+4905+99352+3093+3058+99316+99128+3136

Route : 
1Z39 : Cardiff Central to Llandridnod
1Z40 : Llandridnod to Cardiff Central

Loco(s) Route
57601 (1) Cardiff Central - Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Kenilworth - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr South Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Tame Bridge Parkway - Bescot Stadium - Darlaston Jn - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton - Cosford - Telford Central - Wellington - Abbey Foregate Jn - Shrewsbury
45407 + 44871 Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Sutton Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Knighton - Llandridnod - Llanwrtyd - Llandovery - Llandeilo - Pantyffynnon - Hendy Jn - Grovesend Jn - Felin Fran - Dynevor Jn - Briton Ferry Up Flying Loop Jn - Port Talbot Parkway - Bridgend - Pontyclun - Cardiff Central - Pengam Sidings
57314 (2) Pengam Sidings - Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford

Notes :
(1) 57314 on rear.
(2) 57601 on rear.
(3) 45407 carried 'The Midlander' headboard.
(4) 35517 & 35508 were only in the consist when 45407 & 44871 were hauling the train.
(5) The route for this tour was originally advertised as: Oxford - Swindon - Bristol Parkway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Port Talbot - Felin Fran -
Grovesend Jn - Hendy Jn - Pantyffynnon - Llandeilo - Llandovery - Llanwrtyd - Llandridnod - Knighton - Craven Arms - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Newport - Bristol Parkway - Swindon - Oxford.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual
Cardiff Central  05.02d 05.02
Marshfield 05/10 05/11
Ebbw Jn 05/14 05/15
Newport 05.18a ~ 05.21d 05.19 ~ 05.21
Maindee West Jn 05/23 05/23
Llanwern West Jn 05/25 05/26
Severn Tunnel Junction 05/32 05/32
Severn Tunnel West 05/33 05/33
Severn Tunnel East 05/38 05/37
Pilning 05/39 05/38
Patchway 05/44 05/44
Bristol Parkway 05.47a ~ 05.50d 05.46 ~ 05.51
Westerleigh Jn 05/56 05/57
Hullavington 06/06 06/18
Wootton Bassett Jn 06/14 06/29
Swindon 06.21a ~ 06.24d 06.36 ~ 06.38
Uffington 06/35 06/49
Challow 06/37 06/51
Wantage Road 06/39 06/53
Foxhall Jn 06/44 07/00
Didcot North Jn 06/46 07/02
Kennington Jn 06/53 07/09
Oxford 06.57a ~ 07.00d 07.13 ~ 07.31
Wolvercote Jn 07/04 07/53
Heyford 07/11 08/00
Aynho Jn 07/16 08/04
Banbury 07/20 08/10
Fenny Compton 07/27 08/17
Leamington Spa 07/37 08/31
Kenilworth 07/46 08/44
Coventry 08/07 08/49
Birmingham International 08.21 ~ 08.23 08/59?
Stechford 08/31 09/05
Aston 08/37 09/10
Perry Barr South Jn 08/40 ?
Perry Barr North Jn 08/41 09/13
Tame Bridge Parkway 08/47 ?
Bescot Stadium 08/49 09/17
Darlaston Jn 08/50 09/19
Portobello Jn 08/59 09/23
Wolverhampton 09/04 09/27
Stafford Road Jn 09/06 09/30
Codsall 09/09 ?
Cosford 09/13 09/37
Madeley Jn 09/18 09/42
Telford Central 09/19 ?
Wellington 09/23 09/47
Abbey Foregate Jn 09/47 ?
Shrewsbury 09L49a ~ 10L20d 09L58 ~ 10L20 [P4]
English Bridge Jn 10/22 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 10/24 10/23
Dorrington SB 10/32 10/31
Church Stretton 10/39 ?
Marsh Brook LC 10/42 10/42
Craven Arms 10/51 10/50
Knighton 11w24a ~ 12w15d 11.22 ~ 12.21
Llandridnod 12.58a ~ 14.35d 13.04 ~ 14.47
Llanwrtyd 15.04a ~ 15.06d 15.17 ~ 15.19
Sugar Loaf 15/12 ?
Llandovery 15.32a ~ 15.34d 15.44 ~ 15.46
Llandeilo 16.00a ~ 16.02d 16.11 ~ 16.13
Ammanford 16/18 ?
Pantyffynnon 16w22a ~ 16w55d 16.35 ~ 16.55
Hendy Jn 17/06 ?
Grovesend Jn 17/08 ?
Felin Fran 17/26 17/19
Jersey Marine North Jn 17/31 ?
Dynevor Jn 17/33 17/23
Briton Ferry Up Flying Loop Jn 17/48 17/45
Port Talbot Parkway 17/52 17/54 [P2]
Margam Moors Jn 17/56 17/59
Stormy 18/02 18/03
Bridgend 18/07 18/06
Pontyclun 18/17 18/18
Cardiff Central 18.41a ~ 18.44d 18.31 ~ 18.38 [P4]
Pengam Sidings 18L52a ~ 19L25d 18.45 ~ 19.23
Marshfield 19/33 19/28
Ebbw Jn 19/38 19/32
Newport 19.45a ~ 19.52d 19.38 ~ 19.49
Maindee West Jn 19/54 19/51
Llanwern West Jn 19/56 19/54
Severn Tunnel Junction 20/02 20/00
Severn Tunnel West 20/03 20/01
Severn Tunnel East 20/08 20/05
Pilning 20/09 20/06
Patchway 20/14 20/11
Bristol Parkway 20.25a ~ 20.29d 20.13 ~ 20.27
Westerleigh Jn 20/34 20/32
Hullavington 20/44 20/42
Wootton Bassett Jn 20/52 20/50
Swindon 21.00a ~ 21.04d 20.57 ~ 20.59
Uffington 21/15 21/08
Challow 21/17 21/09
Wantage Road 21/19 21/12
Foxhall Jn 21/25 ?
Didcot North Jn 21/32 21/30
Kennington Jn 21/39 21/37
Oxford 21.44a 21.43


Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z40 : (45407 & 44871 with 35517 & 35508) : Pengam Sidings to St Philips Marsh Depot

Location Booked
Pengam Sidings 20.33d
Marshfield 20/43
Newport 20/53
Maindee West Jn 20/55
Llanwern West Jn 20/59
Severn Tunnel Junction 21/10
Pilning 21/18
Patchway 21/24
Filton Abbey Wood 21/32
Narroways Hill Jn 21/36
Dr Day's Jn 21/39
North Somerset Jn 21/45
St Philips Marsh Depot 21.45a


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