11th May 2013

Vintage Trains
The Cheltenham Flyer

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
Stock Used 96100+35470+99349+99361+99353+5198+5191+5157+5177+9101

Route :
1Z73 : Tyseley Warwick Road to London Paddington
1Z74 : London Paddington to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco(s) Route
47773 (1) Tyseley Warwick Road - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester
5043 Gloucester - Standish Jn - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough - London Paddington
5043 London Paddington - (reverse of outward route) - Gloucester
47773 + 5043 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes:
(1) 5043 on rear.
(2) 47773 replaced unavailable D1015 'Western Champion'.
(3) This was reported as the last steam hauled railtour to run through Reading, before the start of major engineering and electrification works.


5043 passing through Kemble, 30mins early (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 06.10d 06.10 21.17a 21.14
Small Heath South Jn 06/13 06/14 21/15 21/09
Birmingham Moor Street 06/18 [P2] 06/20 21/08 [P1] 21/04
Birmingham Snow Hill 06.21a ~ 06.25d [P2] 06.22 ~ 06.24 21.01a ~ 21.05d [P3] 20.59 ~ 21.01
Smethwick Jn 06/30 06/32 20/50 20/47
Rowley Regis 06/33 06/39 20/45 20/42
Stourbridge Junction 06/41 [P3] 06/52 20/31 20/28
Blakedown 06/44 06/56 20/27 20/21
Kidderminster 06/47 [P2] 06/59 20/22 [P1] 20/17
Hartlebury 06/51 07/03 20/18 20/14
Droitwich Spa 06/59 07/09 20/12 20/07
Tunnel Jn 07/05 ? 20/02 20/02
Worcester Shrub Hill 07.08a ~ 07.12d [P2] 07.17 ~ 07.18 19.47a ~ 20.00d [P1] 19.47 ~ 19.58
Norton Jn 07/16 07/23 19/42 19/42
Abbotswood Jn 07/19 07/24 19/40 19/37
Ashchurch 07/29 07/35 19/30 19/26
Cheltenham Spa 07.37a ~ 07.40d [P1] 07.44 ~ 07.46 19.17a ~ 19.21d [P2] 19.14 ~ 19.18
Barnwood Jn 07/50 07/53 19/08 19/05
Gloucester  07L52a ~ 08L14d [P1] 07L57 ~ 08L14 17L41a ~ 19L03d [P1] 16L50 ~ 19L02
Gloucester Yard Jn 08/19 08/18 17/39 16/45
Standish Jn 08/30 08/26 17/32 16/37
St Mary's LC 08/43 08/35 17/12 16/28
Kemble 08/55 08/46 16/55 [P2] 16/18
Loco Yard Jn 09/14 08/58 16/34 16/06
Swindon 09/16 [P1] 09/02 16/30 [P3] 16/00
Uffington 09/27 09/12 16/18 15/42
Challow 09/31 09/14 16/13 15/39
Wantage Road 09/34 09/18 16/02 15/36
Foxhall Jn 09/41 ? 15/54 15/28
Didcot Parkway 09/43 [P3] 09/26 15/51 [P3] 15/25
Didcot East Jn 09/44 [UR] 09/27 15/50 [DR] 15/22
Reading West Jn 10/03 [UR] 09/42 15/28 [DR] 15/07
Reading 10/06 [P14] [UR] 09/44 15/26 [P12] [DR] 15/06
Kennet Bridge Jn 10/08 [UR] 09/45 15/24 [DR] 15/05
Twyford 10/14 [P4] 09/52 15/17 [P3] 15/01
Maidenhead 10/23 [P4] 10/00 15/08 [P3] 14/56
Slough 10/30 [P5] 10/05 15/01 [P4] 14/51
Heathrow Airport Jn 10/44 [UR] 10/11 14/47 [DR] 14/46
Southall 10/47 [UR] 10/12 14/43 [DR] 14/44
West Ealing 10/51 [UR] ? 14/40 [DR] ?
Acton West 10/54 [UR] 10/15 14/38 [DR] 14/40
Ladbroke Grove 11/01 [UR] 10/19 14/34 [DR] 14/37
London Paddington 11.09a [P10] 10.30 14.29d [P9] 14.29


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

0Z73 : (47245) : Southall to London Paddington

Location Booked
Southall Depot 10.45d
Southall Yard 10.55 ~ 11.05
West Ealing 11/09
Acton West 11/13
Ladbroke Grove 11/17
London Paddington 11.22a

5Z75 : (47245 with 5043 on rear) : London Paddington to Greenford West Jn
5Z75 : (5043 with 47245  on rear) : Greenford West Jn to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 11.48d [P10]
Ladbroke Grove 11/51
Old Oak Common West 11/54
Park Royal 11/56
Greenford East Jn 12/02
Greenford West Jn 12.04 ~ 12.09
Greenford South Jn 12/11
Drayton Green 12/23
Hanwell 12/25
Southall Yard 12.37 ~ 12.42
Southall Depot 12.52a

5Z76 : (47245 with 5043 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington

Location Booked
Southall Depot 13.46d
Southall Yard 13.56 ~ 14.01
West Ealing 14/06
Acton West 14/10
Ladbroke Grove 14/13
London Paddington 14.17a [P9]

0Z78 : (47245) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 14.37d
Ladbroke Grove 14/40
Acton West 14/46
West Ealing 14/49
Southall Yard 15.07 ~ 15.12
Southall Depot 15.22a


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