10th August 2014

Railway Touring Company
The Weymouth Seaside Express

Locos Used 47237 & steam: 34046 'Braunton'
Stock Used 35461+99304+4973+4994+1860+99127+99125+99122+99121

Route :
1Z82 : Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth
1Z83 : Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco(s) Route
34046 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill
47237 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester West - Weymouth
34046 (1) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Frome - Clink Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) 47237 on rear, assisting as required, to reduce the risk of lineside fires in hot weather. 
(2) The outward leg was retimed and worked by 47237 from Yeovil Pen Mill, due to Fire Brigade Union strike. It was then further delayed by over running engineering works.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour from Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.55d [P10] ?   20.14a [P8] 20.08 [P6]
Bristol East Jn 08/57 ? 20/12 20/06
North Somerset Jn 08/58 ?   20/10 20/05
Keynsham ?  ? [P2]   ? ?
Bath Spa 09.12a ~ 09.16d [P2] ?   19.49a ~ 19.53d [P1] 19.47 ~ 19.50 [P1]
Bathampton Jn 09/21 ?   19/45 19/43
Bradford Jn 09/33 ?   19/31 19/29
Trowbridge 09.36a ~ 09.38d ?   19.25a ~ 19.27d 19.24 ~ 19.26 [P1]
Westbury 09.48a ~ 09.50d [P1] ?   19.15a ~ 19.17d [P3] 19.15 ~ 19.17 [P3]
Fairwood Jn 09/55 ?   19/11 19/12
Clink Road Jn 10/00 ?   19/06 19/07
Frome - ?   18w48a ~ 19w03d 18w48 ~ 19w03
Blatchbridge Jn 10/03 ?   18/45 18.29 ~ 18.44
East Somerset Jn 10/07 ?   18/35 18/23
Castle Cary 10/15 [P3] ?   18.18a ~ 18.20d [P3] 18/11 [P2]
Yeovil Pen Mill 10L37a ~ 11L59d [P3] ? ~ ? [P3]   17.52a ~ 17.55d [P1] 17.51 ~ 17.51 [P1]
Maiden Newton 12t22a ~ 12t27d ?   17t27a ~ 17t31d 17.26 ~ 17.29 [P1]
Dorchester West 12/36 ?   17/15 17/12 [P1]
Dorchester Jn 12/38 ?   17/13 17/11
Weymouth 12.52a [P3] ?   17.00d [P3] 16/59 [P3]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

09/08/14 : 5Z36 : (47237) : Southall to Bristol Kingsland Road
11/08/14 : 5Z40 : (47237) : Bristol Kingsland Road to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 12.57d 13.15a
Southall Yard 13.07 ~ 13.17 12.45 ~ 13.05
Southall West Jn 13/21 [DM] 12/42
Airport Jn 13/23 [DM] 12/39 [UM]
Slough 13/29 [P2] [DM] 12/33 [P3] [UM]
Maidenhead 13/33 [P1] [DM] 12/29 [P2] [UM]
Twyford 13/39 [P1] [DM] 12/24 [P2]
Kennet Bridge Jn 13/43 [DM] 12/21 [UM]
Reading 13/4 [P8] [DM] 12/19 [P10] [UM]
Reading West Jn 13/50 [DM] 12/16 [UM]
Didcot Parkway 14/03 [P1] [DM] 12/04 [P2] [UM]
Wantage Road 14/09 [DM] 11.50 ~ 11.57 [UR]
Challow 14/12 11/44
Uffington 14/14 11/42
Swindon 14/25 [P4] 11/32 [UM]
Wootton Bassett Jn 14/32 11/27
Chippenham 14/41 [P1] 11/15 [P2]
Thingley East Jn 14/42 11/13
Thingley Jn 14/43 ?
Bathampton Jn 14/51 11/00
Bath Spa 14/53 [P1] 10/57 [P2]
Bristol East Depot 15.09 ~ 15.17 [DGL] -
North Somerset Jn 15.20 ~ 15.27 10.39 ~ 10.46
Bristol Kingsland Road 15.33a 10.35d

10/08/14 : 
5Z80 : (47237) : Bristol Kingsland Road to Bristol Temple Meads
5Z84 : (47237) : Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Kingsland Road

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Kingsland Road 08.05d 22.06a
North Somerset Jn - 21.56 ~ 22.01
Bristol East Depot - 21.07 ~ 21.53 [DGL]
North Somerset Jn 08.10 ~ 08.17 21/06
Bristol East Jn 08/19 21/04
Bristol Temple Meads 08.22a [P10] 21.03d [P8]

5Z81 : (34046 + 35461) : Bristol Barton Hill to Bristol Temple Meads
5Z85 : (34046 + 35461) : Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Barton Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Barton Hill 08.28d 21.00a
Bristol Temple Meads 08.33 ~ 08.37 [UT] 20.52 ~ 20.55 [UT]
Bristol East Jn 08.39 ~ 08.42 -
Bristol West Jn - 20.43 ~ 20.50
Bristol Temple Meads 08.44a [P10] 20.41d 

5Z82 : (47237) : Weymouth to Jersey Sidings
5Z83 : (47237 with 34046 on rear) : Jersey Sidings to Weymouth

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Weymouth 13.02d [P3] 16.53a [P3]
Jersey Sidings 13.05a 16.50d

0Z82 : (34046) : Yeovil Pen Mill to Yeovil Junction

Location Booked
Yeovil Pen Mill 10.47d [P3]
Yeovil Junction 10.56a [DS]

0Z83 : (34046) : Yeovil Junction to Weymouth

Location Booked
Yeovil Junction 15.10d [DS]
Yeovil Pen Mill 15.18 ~ 15.30 [P3]
Maiden Newton 15.57 ~ 16.01
Dorchester West 16/13
Weymouth 16.27a ~ 16.30d [P2]
Jersey Sidings 16.33a


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