12th April 2014

Vintage Trains
The Berks & Hants Aquae Sulis

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

Route : 
1Z36 : Solihull to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z37 : Bristol Temple Meads to Solihull

Loco Route
5043 Solihull - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Didcot Parkway - Reading West Jn - Southcote Jn - Newbury Race Course - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
5043 Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Chippenham - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Solihull


5043 approaches Dundas Aquaduct at Limpley Stoke, with the outward leg
(photo: Guy Vincent)

Sources : Nicholas Wason (joined/left the train at Banbury) & Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Solihull 07.05d 07.03   22.08a 22.07
Bentley Heath LC 07/11 07/08   22/04 22/03
Dorridge 07.12a ~ 07.16d [P1] 07.09 ~ 07.10 [P1]   22.00a ~ 22.02d [P2] 22.00 ~ 22.01
Hatton 07/24 07/20   21/52 21/52
Warwick Parkway 07.27a ~ 07.31d [P1] 07.24 ~ 07.26   21.42a ~ 21.45d [P2] 21.41 ~ 21.44
Leamington Spa 07.42 ~ 08.03 [UM] 07.33 ~ 08.05 [UM]   21.25 ~ 21.33 [DM] 21.26 ~ 21.33
Fenny Compton 08/17 08/19   21/12 21/14
Banbury 08.25a ~ 08.29d [P3] 08.27 ~ 08.29   20.48a ~ 21.00d [P1] 20.50 ~ 21.02
Aynho Jn 08/36 08/35   20/41 20/39
Heyford 08/41 08/41   20/30 20/30
Wolvercote Jn 08/50 08/48   20/21 20/20
Oxford North Jn - -   20w06 ~ 20w16 [DPL] ? ~ 20.15
Oxford 08/53 [P1] 08/52   19.54a ~ 20.00d [P2] 19.53 ~ 19.57
Oxford U&DPL 08w56 ~ 09w21 08.53 ~ 09.24   - -
Kennington Jn 09/24 09/27   19/49 19/48
Didcot North Jn 09/33 09/34   19.26 ~ 19.40 ? ~ 19.40

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot Parkway 09.36a ~ 10.12d [P5] 09.38 ~ 10.13
Didcot East Jn 10/14 [UR] 10/14 [UR]
Reading West Jn 10/35 10/34
Oxford Road Jn 10/38 10/38
Southcote Jn 10/41 10/41
Newbury Race Course 11w03a ~ 11w20d [P3] 10.57 ~ 11.19
Newbury 11/24 [P1] 11/22
Bedwyn 11/39 11/38
Woodborough 11/51 11/49
Lavington 12/01 11/56
Heywood Road Jn 12/11 12/04
Hawkeridge Jn 12/15 12/16
Trowbridge 12/22 12/23
Bradford Jn 12/25 12/26
Bathampton Jn 12/40 12/41
Bath Spa 12.44a ~ 12.48d [P1] 12.45 ~ 12.50 [P1]
North Somerset Jn 13/04 13/04
Bristol East Jn 13/06 13/06
Bristol Temple Meads 13.08a [P4] ~ 17.35d [P9] 13.11 [P4] ~ 17.35
Bristol East Jn 17/37 17/36
North Somerset Jn 17/38 17/38
Bath Spa 17.52a ~ 17.56d [P2] 17.50 ~ 17.54
Bathampton Jn 18/01 17/59
Thingley East Jn 18/12 18/09
Chippenham 18/14 [P2] 18/10 [P2]
Wootton Bassett Jn 18/24 18/22
Swindon 18/33 [UM] 18/34 [UM]
Uffington 18/44 18/44
Challow 18/47 18/47
Wantage Road 18w52 ~ 19w12 [UR] 18.52 ~ 19.10
Steventon Jn 19/18 19/16
Foxhall Jn 19/23 19/21

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z35 : (5043) : Tyseley Warwick Road to Solihull
5Z38 : (5043) : Solihull to Tyseley Warwick Road

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Tyseley Warwick Road 06.28d 22.50a
Small Heath South Jn 06.34 ~ 06.46 22.35 ~ 22.40
Solihull 07.00a 22.12d

5Z36 : (5043) : Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol West Jn - Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked
Bristol Temple Meads 13.50d [P4]
Bristol West Jn 13.53 ~ 16.48
Bristol Temple Meads 16.51a [P9]

5Z37 : (5043 + 96100) : Bristol West Jn - Lawrence Hill - North Somerset Jn - Bristol West Jn
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Bristol West Jn 16.00d
Bristol Temple Meads 16.03 ~ 16.06
Bristol East Jn 16/08
Dr Day's Jn 16/09
Lawrence Hill 16.10 ~ 16.12
Dr Day's Jn 16/13
North Somerset Jn 16.16 ~ 16.19
Bristol East Jn 16/21
Bristol Temple Meads 16/23
Bristol West Jn 16.26a


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