26th & 28th April 2013

V.S.O.E. (British Pullman)
Cornish Weekend

Locos Used 67006 'Royal Sovereign' & 67026 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used 99545+99536+99543+99546+99532+99530+99531+99535+99534+99537+99541+6313

Route :
1Z11 : London Victoria to Truro
1Z18 : Truro to London Victoria

Date Loco(s) Route
26/04 67006 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Hampton Court Jn - Weybridge - Woking - Farnborough Main - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Salisbury - Wilton Jn - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn -  Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
26/04 67026 + 67006 Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Tiverton Parkway - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Teignmouth - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Saltash - Liskeard - Par - Truro
28/04 67006 + 67026  Truro - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
28/04  67026 (2) Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes:
(1) 67026 on rear.
(2) 67006 on rear.
(3) There were off-train options to visit the Eden Project, Tregothnan Gardens, Padstow, St Mawes and Tresco.

Source : Guy Vincent

Photo Review


67026 leading 67006 through Freshford on 28th April (photos: Guy Vincent)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
Victoria 09.43d 09.43   19.35a 19.28
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/45 ?   19/29 ?
Factory Jn 09/46 ?   19/27 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 09/47 09/49   19/26 19/23
Shepherds Lane Jn 09/48 ?   19/25 ?
Brixton 09/49 09/53   19/25 19/22
Herne Hill 09/51 09/56   19/22 19/20
Tulse Hill 09/55 09/59   19/13 19/12
Streatham 09/58 10/02   19/10 19/08
Wimbledon 10.05 ~ 10.07 10.10 ~ ?   18/59 19/00
New Malden 10/13 10/15   18/54 18/54
Surbiton 10/17 10/17   18/51 18/51
Hampton Court Jn 10/18 10/18   18/49 18/50
Weybridge 10/22 10/24   18/43 18/45
Byfleet & New Haw 10/23 ?   18/41 ?
Woking 10/27 10/28   18/38 18/40
Woking Jn 10/27 10/29   18/37 18/38
Pirbright Jn 10/34 10/35   18/32 18/33
Farnborough Main 10/37 10/40   18/29 18/30
Fleet 10/42 10/44   18/26 18/27
Winchfield 10.47 ~ 10.55 10/49   18/22 18/24
Basingstoke 11/12 11/02   18/15 18/16
Worting Jn 11/17 11/17   18/13 18/13
Andover 11/32 11/33   17/58 17/58
Tunnel Jn 11/48 11/49   17/42 17/42
Salisbury 11/54 11/52   17/39 17/40
Wilton Jn 11/57 11/55   17/36 17/37
Wishford 12/00 12/01   17/32 17/32
Wylye LC 12/05 12/05   17/28 17/29
Upton Lovell 12/10 12/09   17/23 17/25
Warminster 12/15 12/14   17/18 17/19
Westbury 12.23 ~ 12.37 12.21 ~ 12.34   17.05 ~ 17.07 17.06 ~ 17.08
Trowbridge 12/46 ?   16/58 ?
Bradford Jn 12/49 12/41   16/57 16/56
Bathampton Jn 13/04 12/56   16/41 16/41
Bath Spa 13/09 13/02   16/35 16/36
North Somerset Jn 13/22 13/15   16/23 16/25
Bristol Temple Meads 13L25a ~ 14L05d 13L27 ~ 14L05   15L40a ~ 16L20d  15.57 ~ 16.23
Parson Street 14/08 ?   15/36 15/53
Worle Jn 14/24 14/24   15/24 15/39
Uphill Jn 14/26 14/27   15/21 15/37
Bridgwater 14/39 14/37   15/08 15/26
Cogload Jn 14/47 14/45   15/03 15/21
Taunton 14/52 14/48   14.47 ~ 14.56 15.18 ~ 15.18
Norton Fitzwarren Jn 14/55 14/50   14/44 15/15
Whiteball 15/04 14/58   14/34 15/09
Tiverton Parkway 15/07 15/00   14/31 15/05
Tiverton Loop 15/08 15/02   14/30 15/04
Cowley Bridge Jn 15/20 15/14   14/17 14/52
Exeter St Davids 15.23 ~ 15.25 15.16 ~ 15.16   14.12 ~ 14.14 14.51 ~ 14.51
Dawlish Warren 15/35 15/26   14/01 14/39
Dawlish 15/37 15/28   14/00 14/38
Teignmouth 15/40 15/31   13/57 14/33
Newton Abbot 15/45 15/35   13/51 14/28
Newton Abbot West Jn 15/48 15/36   13/51 14/27
Dainton 15/52 15/40   13/47 14/23
Totnes 15/59 15/45   13/39 14/17
Aish Crossover 16/09 15/53   13/27 14/10
Ivybridge 16/14 15/57   13/22 14/05
Hemerdon 16/19 16/02   13/17 14/00
Lipson Jn 16/26 16/07   13/08 13/54
Plymouth 16.30 ~ 16.35 16.11 ~ 16.30   12.42 ~ 13.05 13.48 ~ 13.51
St Budeaux Jn 16/40 16/36   12/36 13/43
Saltash 16/44 16/45   12/32 13/39
St Germans 16/50 16/51   12/27 13/34
Liskeard 17/02 16/59   12/18 13/26
St Pinnock 17/07 ?   12/13 ?
Largin 17/08 ?   12/12 ?
Lostwithiel 17/18 17/12   12/03 13/11
Par 17.26 ~ 17.31 17.18 ~ 17.25   11.53 ~ 11.57 13.03 ~ 13.06
Burngullow Jn 17/40 ?   11/42 ?
Probus 17/48 ?   11/34 ?
Truro 17.58a 17.45   11.25d 12.38


Associated E.C.S. Workings

26/04/13 : 
5Z?? : (67006 & 67026?) : Truro to St Blazey

Location Booked
Truro 20.25d
Penwithers Jn 20.27 ~ 20.30
Truro 20/32
Burngullow Jn 20/49
St Austell 20/52
Par 21.01 ~ 21.04
St Blazey SB 21.07 ~ 21.10
St Blazey LIP 21.13a

28/04/13 : 
5Z18 : (67026 & 67006) : Exeter Riverside Yard to Truro

Location Booked
Exeter Riverside Yard 08.42d
Exeter St Davids 08.46 ~ 08.47
Dawlish Warren 08/57
Dawlish 08/58
Teignmouth 09/01
Newton Abbot 09/06
Newton Abbot West Jn 09/06
Dainton 09/10
Totnes 09/16
Aish Crossover 09/26
Ivybridge 09/31
Hemerdon 09/36
Lipson Jn 09/43
Plymouth 09.46 ~ 10.03
St Budeaux Jn 10/08
Saltash 10/12
St Germans 10/18
Liskeard 10/28
St Pinnock 10/33
Largin 10/34
Lostwithiel 10/42
Par 10/47
Burngullow Jn 10/54
Probus 11/01
Truro 11.09 ~ 11.10
Penwithers Jn 11.13 ~ 11.17
Truro 11.20a


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