14th June 2014

Vintage Trains
The Whistling Ghost II

Locos Used steam: 88 & 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
Stock Used load 10 including water carrier

Route :
1Z34 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Minehead
1T39 : Minehead to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco Route
5043 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill - Jewellery Quarter - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Rowley Regis - Cradley Heath - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Hartlebury - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristil Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard
88 Bishops Lydeard - Blue Anchor - Minehead
88 Minehead - Blue Anchor - Bishops Lydeard
5043 Scarborough - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) 88 carried a 'Somerset Coast Express' headboard with 1Z34/1Z35 chalked on the smokebox.

Source : Gareth Kelly

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gareth Kelly/Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 08.05 08.01   23.25a 23.29
Small Heath South Jn 08/13 08/08   23/16 23/23
Small Heath 08/14 08/10   23/15 23/16
Bordesley 08/17 08/13   23/12 23/14
Birmingham Moor Street 08.20a ~ 08.22d 08.18 ~ 08.22   23.05a ~ 23.09d 23.09 ~ 23.11
Birmingham Snow Hill 08/25 08/24   23/02 23/07
Jewellery Quarter 08/27 08/27   22/59 23/05
The Hawthorns 08/31 08/31   22/55 23/02
Smethwick Galton Bridge 08/33 08/33   22/54 23/01
Smethwick Jn 08/34 08/33   22/53 23/00
Langley Green 08/36 08/35   22/51 22/58
Rowley Regis 08/40 08/37   22/49 22/56
Old Hill 08/42 08/39   22/46 22/53
Cradley Heath 08/45 08/41   22/43 22/51
Lye 08/48 08/43   22/40 22/49
Stourbridge Junction 08.51a ~ 08.55d 08.46 ~ 08.55   22.33a ~ 22.37d 22.30 ~ 22.45
Hagley 08/57 08/59   22/29 22/26
Blakedown 09/00 09/01   22/25 22/25
Kidderminster 09/03 09/03   22/22 22/22
Hartlebury 09/07 09/07   22/18 22/18
Droitwich Spa 09/14 09/13   22/11 22/11
Tunnel Jn 09/21 09/20   22/04 22/03
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.24 ~ 09.37 09.21 ~ 09.36   21/58 21/58
Norton Jn 09/44 09/42   21/52 21/49
Abbotswood Jn 09/46 09/45   21/50 21/46
Eckington Loop 09/52 09/52   21/44 21/41
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 09/57 09/56   21/40 21/38
Cheltenham, Spa 10/05 10/04   21/32 21/31
Barnwood Jn 10/12 10/11   21/23 21/20
Gloucester Sig. G339   20.55 ~ 21.20 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn 10/13 10/12   20/52 20/53
Standish Jn 10/20 10/18   20/45 20/46
Cam & Dursley 10/26 10/24   20/39 20/41
Berkeley Road Jn 10/28 10/26   20/37 20/40
Charfield 10/34 10/31   20/32 20/35
Yate 10/40 10/38   20/25 20/30
Yate South 10/40 10/38   20/24 20/30
Westerleigh Jn 10/43 10/41   20/22 20/28
Bristol Parkway 10/50 10/45   20/15 20/22
Filton Abbey Wood 10/52 ?   20/12 20/20
Narroways Hill Jn 10/55 10/50   20/08 20/15
Stapleton Road 10/55 10/50   20/07 20/15
Lawrence Hill 10/56 10/51   20/06 20/14
Dr Day's Jn 10/56 10/51   20/06 20/12
Bristol East Jn 10/57 10/53   20/04 20/05
Bristol Temple Meads 10.59a ~ 11.21d 10.54 ~ 11.23   19.58a ~ 20.03d 19.57 ~ 20.03
Bristol West Jn 11/23 11/24   19/49 19/56
Bedminster 11/23 11/26   19/48 19/45
Flax Bourton 11/29 11/30   19/41 19/38
Nailsea & Backwell 11/32 11/33   19/39 19/35
Yatton 11/36 11/36   19/34 19/29
Worle 11/41 11/43   19/29 19/22
Worle Jn 11/42 11/45   19/29 19/21
Uphill Jn 11/46 11/52   19/26 19/19
Brent Knoll 11/50 11/58   19/21 19/16
Highbridge & Burnham 11/52 12/02   19/18 19/14
Bridgwater 11/58 12/06   19/12 19/09
Cogload Jn 12/06 12/12   19/05 19/02
Taunton 12.12 ~ 12.20 12.17 ~ 12.19   18.56 ~ 18.58 18.53 ~ 18.55
Norton Fitzwarren 12/25 12/25   18/51 18/43
Bishops Lydeard 12L37a ~ 13L00d ?   18L15a ~ 18L40d ?
Crowcombe Heathfield 13/13 ?   18/04 ?
Williton 13/30 ?   17/49 ?
Blue Anchor 14/00 ?   17/29 ?
Dunster 14.05a ~ 14.07d ?   17.15a ~ 17.17d ?
Minehead 14.15a ?   17.10d ?


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