6th October 2013
The Cathedrals Express
Tour cancelled at short notice, due to engineering works and unavailable steam loco.
1Z44 : London Paddington to Stratford-upon-Avon
1Z45 : Stratford-upon-Avon to London Paddington
|Advertised Loco||Advertised Route|
|steam: 4464 'Bittern'||London Paddington - Park Royal - South Ruislip - Gerrards Cross - Beaconsfield - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Warwick - Hatton - Stratford-upon-Avon|
|steam: 4464 'Bittern'||Stratford-upon-Avon - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington|
(1) The advertised loco 4464 'Bittern' was going to be replaced by 70000 'Britannia', however this had then failed with leaking stays and the train would have been worked by 47245.
Source : John Clifford (booked on the tour)
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Realtime Trains)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Beaconsfield||11.05a ~ 11.09d||19.03a ~ 19.08d|
|Banbury||12.06 ~ 12.34||17.50 ~ 18.10|
|Warwick||13.00a ~ 13.04d||17.15a ~ 17.19d|
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