19th July 2014

UK Railtours
The Bristol Docker

Locos Used 66056 & 66117
Stock Used 3097+3066+1651+3123+3068+1691+3069+3120+21269+1832+5341+4927+5292

Route :
1Z90 : Hitchin to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z91 : Bristol Temple Meads - Portbury - Bristol Temple Meads
1Z92 : Bristol Temple Meads to Hitchin

Loco(s) Route
66117 (1) Hitchin - Stevenage - Hertford North - Cuffley - Alexandra Palace - Finsbury Park - Holloway South Jn - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Central Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Ealing Broadway - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Chippenham - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Parson Street - Ashton Jn - Portbury Automotive Terminal
66056 (2) Portbury Automotive Terminal - Portbury Up Stop Board
66117 (1) Portbury Up Stop Board - Portbury Coal Terminal [Loading Pad]
66056 (2) Portbury Coal Terminal [Loading Pad] - Portbury Up Stop Board
66117 (1) Portbury Up Stop Board - Portbury Coal Terminal [Run Round Loop]
66056 (2) Portbury Coal Terminal [Run Round Loop] - Ashton Jn - Parson Street - Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Day's Jn - Narroways Hill Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Filton West Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - St Andrews Jn - Avonmouth - Clifton Down - Narroways Hill Jn - Dr Day's Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
66117 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Hawkeridge Jn - Heywood Road Jn - Newbury - Southcote Jn - Reading - (reverse of outward route) - Hitchin

Notes :
(1) 66056 on rear.
(2) 66117 on rear.
(3) Off tour options; visit to the City of Bath or Bristol.

Sources : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout), Nick Bartlett (on the tour from/to Bristol Temple Meads)

Photo Review


66117 at Bristol Temple Meads on 1Z90 (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66056 on the rear of 1Z91 (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick, Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C.
0.00 Hitchin 07.46d [P1] [US] 07.44   22.11a [P2] 22.11 354.31
4.29 Stevenage 07.54a ~ 08.00d [P1] [US] 07.52 ~ 08.00   22.03a ~ 22.05d [P4] [DS] 22.02 ~ 22.06 350.02
5.13 Langley Jn 08/02 08/02   22/00 [DS] 22/01 349.18
13.61 Hertford North 08.14a ~ 08.18d [P1] 08.10 ~ 08.18   21.46a ~ 21.48d [P2] 21.47 ~ 21.51 340.50
20.12 Cuffley 08.27a ~ 08.31d [P1] 08.27 ~ 08.31   21.34a ~ 21.37d [P2] 21.36 ~ 21.39 333.19
23.40 Gordon Hill 08/38 [P2] 08/35   21/28 [P3] 21/33 330.71
28.31 Alexandra Palace 08/46 [SL2] 08/45   21/19 [P4] 21/26 326.00
30.68 Finsbury Park 08.52a ~ 08.57d [P1] [SL2] 08.48 ~ 08.57   21.07a ~ 21.12d [P7] [DS] 21.18 ~ 21.22 323.43
? Holloway South Jn 09/01 [US] 09/00   21/03 [DS] 21/17 ?
32.45 Copenhagen Jn 09/04 ?   21/00 [DS] ? 321.66
? York Way North Jn 09/05 ?   20/53 ? ?
32.79 Camden Road Central Jn 09*08 ~ 09*18 ?   20/51 ? 321.32
33.24 Camden Road Jn 09/20 09/18   20/49 21/06 321.07
34.35 Gospel Oak 09/25 [P1] 09/23   20C45 ~ 20C46 [P2] 20/59? 319.76
38.42 Kensal Green Jn 09/38 09/36   20/34 20/47 315.69
38.64 Willesden Junction HL 09.40 ~ 09.41 [P5] 09.38 ~ 09.42   20/32 [P4] 20/45 315.47
39.49 Acton Wells Jn 09/45 09/45   20/30 20/37 314.62
40.21 Acton Main Line 09/55 [DR] 09/54   20/27 20/29 314.10
? Acton West 09/57 [DR] 09/57   20/26 [UR] 20/27 ?
41.56 Ealing Broadway 09.58a ~ 10.01d [P3] [DR] 09.58 ~ 10.01   20.22a ~ 20.24 [P4] [UR] 20.23 ~ 20.25 312.55
? West Ealing 10/03 ?   20/20 ? 311.70
45.06 Southall 10/06 [DR] 10/06   20/17 [UR] 20/17 309.25
47.25 Heathrow Airport Jn 10/09 [DR] 10/08   20/13 [UR] 20/12 307.06
54.36 Slough 10.17a ~ 10.22d [P4] [DR] 10.17 ~ 10.22   20.01a ~ 20.04d [P5] [UR] 20.00 ~ 20.01 299.75
60.19 Maidenhead 10/29 [P3] [DR] 10/30   19/54 [P4] [UR] 19/54 294.12
67.01 Twyford 10/37 [DR] 10/36   19/47 [UR] 19/47 287.30
? Kennet Bridge Jn 10/42 [DR] 10/40   19/42 [RL] 19/41 ?
71.78 Reading 10.44a ~ 10.47d [P12] [DR] 10.42 ~ 10.47   19.20a ~ 19.37d [P11] [UM] 19.25 ~ 19.37 282.33

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
? Reading West Jn 10/49 [DR] 10/49
? Didcot East Jn 11/03 [DR] 11/03
89.10 Didcot Parkway 11/04 [P3] [RL] 11/04
? Foxhall Jn 11/05 [DM] 11/06
96.22 Wantage Road 11/11 11/13
100.00 Challow 11/14 11/16
102.39 Uffington 11/16 11/18
113.23 Swindon 11/25 [P4] 11/28
119.07 Wootton Bassett Jn 11/31 11/32
129.76 Chippenham 11/40 [P1] 11/41
? Thingley East Jn 11/41 11/42
132.10 Thingley Jn 11/42 11/43
140.55 Bathampton Jn 11/51 11/51
142.71 Bath Spa 11.54a ~ 11.57d [P1] 11.57 ~ 12.01
153.50 North Somerset Jn 12/08 12/16
? Bristol East Jn 12/09 [DM] 12/17
154.26 Bristol Temple Meads 12.11a ~ 12.35d [P4] [UR] 12.19 ~ 12.35 [P4]
? Bristol West Jn 12/37 12/37 [DM]
156.15 Parson Street 12/40 12/40 [P1]
157.18 Ashton Jn 12.43 ~ 12.45 12.43 ~ 12.45
162.53 Portbury Dock Down Stop Board 13.00 ~ 13.02 13.07 ~ 13.08
163.42 Portbury Automotive Terminal 13.22 ~ 13.34 13.25 ~ 13.31
164.31 Portbury Dock Up Stop Board 13.54 ~ 14.06 13.43 ~ 13.53
164.63 Portbury Coal Terminal 14.16 ~ 14.28 14.00 ~ 14.08 [Loading Pad]
? Portbury Dock Up Stop Board - 14.19 ~ 14.23
? Portbury Coal Terminal -  14.27 ~ 14.33 [RR Loop]
165.15 Portbury Dock Up Stop Board 14.37 ~ 14.39 14.36 ~ 14.38
170.50 Ashton Jn Sig.B335 14.54 ~ 14.56 14.59 ~ 15.01
? Ashton Jn 14/58 15/02
? Parson Street 15/00 [RL] 15/04 [RL]
? Bristol West Jn 15/02 [UR] 15/08
173.42 Bristol Temple Meads 15c04 ~ 15c06 [P5] [UF] 15.10 ~ 15.13 [P5] [UF]
? Bristol East Jn 15/08 [RL] 15/14 [RL]
174.08 Dr Day's Jn 15/09 15/15
175.38 Narroways Hill Jn 15/12 15/17
177.65 Filton Abbey Wood 15/17 15/20 [P3]
178.76 Filton West Jn 15/20 15.24 ~ 15.26
184.40 Hallen Marsh Jn 15/31 15/37
186.02 St Andrews Jn 15/36 15/41
186.32 Avonmouth 15*39 ~ 15*41 [P2] 15/42 [P2]
191.42 Clifton Down 15/59 [P2] 15/58 [P2]
193.31 Narroways Hill Jn 16/06 16/06
194.61 Dr Day's Jn 16/08 [ML] 16/09 [DFR]
? Bristol East Jn 16/09 [UM] 16/11
195.27 Bristol Temple Meads 16.11a ~ 17.12d [P12] [UM] 16.12 ~ 17.13 [P12]
? Bristol East Jn 17/13 17/14
196.03 North Somerset Jn 17/14 17/16
206.62 Bath Spa 17.25a ~ 17.29d [P2] 17.30 ~ 17.34
208.78 Bathampton Jn 17/33 17/39
218.20 Bradford Jn 17/44 17/52
? Trowbridge 17/46 17/55
222.79 Hawkeridge Jn 17/52 18/02
223.66 Heywood Road Jn 18/10 18/10
230.25 Lavington 18/16 18/26
239.38 Woodborough 18/24 18/34
252.02 Bedwyn 18/34 18/47
265.25 Newbury 18/49 19/06
280.49 Southcote Jn 19/08 19/20

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Moves

18/07/14 : 
5M61 : (66117 with 66056 on rear?) Eastleigh T&RSMD to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 21.26d
Eastleigh 21/36
Winchester 21/43
Basingstoke 22/00
Bramley 22/08
Reading 22.29 ~ 22.32
Twyford 22/39
Maidenhead 22/46
Slough 22/52
Southall 23/05
Acton West 23/12
Acton Main Line 23/14
Acton Wells Jn 23/18
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 23/20
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/23
Wembley Yard South Jn 23/26
Wembley Yard 23.31a

19/07/14 : 
5Z90 : (66056 with 66117 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Biggleswade
5Z90 : (66117 with 66056 on rear) : Biggleswade to Hitchin

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 04.48d
Wembley Yard South Jn 04/55
Harlesden Jn 04/59
Kensal Green Jn 05/04
Gospel Oak 05/13
Junction Road Jn 05/16
Upper Holloway 05/18
Harringay Park Jn 05/21
Harringay 05/23
Wood Green Sig.K453 05.28 ~ 06.15
Alexandra Palace 06/17
Potters Bar 06/27
Welwyn Garden City 06/34
Digswell Jn 06*36 ~ 06*42
Woolmer Green Jn 06/46
Stevenage 06/50
Hitchin 06/57
Biggleswade 07.07 ~ 07.24 [P4]
Hitchin 07.43a [P1]

5Z92 : (66117 with 66056 on rear) : Hitchin to Letchworth
5Z92 : (66056 with 66117 on rear) : Letchworth to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Hitchin 22.14d [P2]
Letchworth Garden City 22/19
Letchworth A/D Line 22.21 ~ 23.04
Letchworth Garden City 23/06
Hitchin 23/09
Stevenage 23/14
Woolmer Green Jn 23/19
Welwyn Garden City 23/24
Potters Bar 23/36
Alexandra Palace 23/43
Finsbury Park 23/45
Holloway South Jn 23/47
Copenhagen Jn 23/50
York Way North Jn 23/51
Camden Road Central Jn 23/54
Camden Road Jn 23/55
Gospel Oak 23/59
Kensal Green Jn 00/05
Harlesden Jn 00/10
Wembley Yard South Jn 00/15
Wembley Yard 00.20a

21/07/14 : 
5O61 : (Cl.66?) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 09.53d
Wembley Yard South Jn 10/00
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 10/16
Acton Wells Jn 10/18
South Acton Jn 10/23
Kew East Jn 10/27
Brentford 10/30
Hounslow 10/37
Feltham Jn 10/39
Feltham 10/41
Staines 10/47
Virginia Water 10/57
Addlestone Jn 11/08
Byfleet & New Haw 11/10
Woking 11/15
Farnborough Main 11/27
Basingstoke 11/53
Winchester 12/16
Eastleigh 12/23
Eastleigh South Jn 12/25
Eastleigh T&RSMD 12.37a


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