13th April 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express / Sunday Luncheon

Loco Used steam: 34046 'Braunton'
Stock Used 5216+5171+9104+13440+5237+5249+5236+1666+99371+5222+35451

Route : 
1Z44 : London Paddington to Stratford-upon-Avon
1Z46 : Stratford-upon-Avon to London Paddington

Loco Route
34046 London Paddington - Old Oak Common West Jn - Park Royal - Greenford East Jn - Greenford West Jn - West Ruislip - Gerrards Cross - Beaconsfield - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Bicester North - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Warwick - Hatton - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
34046 Stratford-upon-Avon - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes:
(1) John Clifford comments: On the outward journey we were delayed at Hatton West Jn waiting for a train to off the single line from Bearley Jn. On the return the stop at Beaconsfield was extended as a passenger was taken ill. He felt able to continue to Paddington so an ambulance was not required. A signal problem at Greenford delayed the train further.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 10.50d [P1] 10.53 [P1] [L1]   21.26a [P11] 21.41 [P10]
Ladbroke Grove 10/55 [RL] 10/59 [RL]   21/22 [RL] 21/37
Old Oak Common West Jn 11/02 11.03 ~ 11.05   21/20 [RL] 21/34
Park Royal 11/06 11/09   21/16 21/31
Greenford East Jn 11/10 11/14   21/08 21/25
Greenford West Jn 11/12 11/15   21/06 21.20 ~ 21.23
South Ruislip 11/26 11.21 ~ 11.26 [P3]   21/00 21/11 [P3]
West Ruislip 11/29 11/30 [P3]   20/56 [TL] 21/07 [UM]
Gerrards Cross 11/36 [P1] 11/36 [P1]   20/50 [P2] 21/01 [P2]
Beaconsfield 11.43a ~ 11.47d 11.42 ~ 11.47 [P2]   20.39a ~ 20.44d [P1] 20.40 ~ 20.54 [P1]
High Wycombe 11/53 [P2] 11/55 [P2]   20/31 [P3] 20/31 [P3]
Saunderton 11/58 12/02 [P2]   20/26 20/27 [P1]
Princes Risborough 12/02 [P3] 12/06 [P3]   20/22 [UM] 20/23 [P2]
Haddenham & Thame Parkway 12/09 [P1] 12/11 [P1]   20/17 [P2] 20/17 [P2]
Bicester North 12/22 [P1] 12/24 [P1]   20/07 [P2] 20/05 [P2]
Aynho Jn 12/31 12/35   19/54 19/57
Banbury 12w37 ~ 13w07 [P1] 12w43 ~ 13w07 [P1]   19w39 ~ 19w46 [UGL] 19w37 ~ 19w48 [UGL]
Fenny Compton 13/19 13/21   19/22 19/25
Leamington Spa 13/30 [DM] 13/33 [DM]   19/10 [UM] 19/12 [UM]
Warwick 13.34a ~ 13.40d 13.36 ~ 13.40 [P1]   19.02a ~ 19.05d 19.06 ~ 19.08 [P2]
Hatton 13/46 13/50 [P3]   18/56 18.56 ~ 18.58 [P3]
Hatton West Jn 13.50 ~ 13.56 13.52 ~ 14.12   18/51 18/55
Bearley Jn 14/12 14/20   18/43 18/47
Stratford-upon-Avon 14.20a [P2] 14.26 [P2]   18.35d [P2] 18.35 [P2]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z44 : (33207 with 34046 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z46 : (33207 with 34046 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked Actual   Booked
Southall Depot 10.00d ?   23.00a
Southall 10.10 ~ 10.20 [GL] ?   22.42 ~ 22.50 [GL]
Southall East Jn 10/22 [ML] ?   22/40
Acton West 10/26 [ML] ?   22/35 [ML/RL]
Ladbroke Grove 10/32 [ML] ?   22/30 [RL]
London Paddington 10.36a [P1] 10.47 [P1]   22.25d [P11]

0Z45 : (34046) : Stratford-upon-Avon - Tyseley Depot - Stratford-upon-Avon
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Stratford-upon-Avon 14.44d [P2] 18.00a [P2]
Bearley Jn 14/53 17/51
Henley in Arden 15/02 17/45
Wood End Sig.TB3478 15/09 -
Wood End ? 17/40
Whitlock's End 15/16 17/35
Shirley 15/17 17/34
Tyseley South Jn 15/26 17/25
Tyseley U&D Thro Siding 15/28 17/23
Small Heath South Jn 15.32 ~ 15.36 17.14 ~ 17.16
Tyseley Depot 15.43a 17.09d


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