5th September 2014

Steam Dreams
The Atlantic Coast Express (Day 1 of 2)

Locos Used 47237 & steam: 5029 'Nunney Castle', 34046 'Braunton' & 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used (2) (35518)+5216+5171+9104+13440+5237+5249+5236+1666+99350+99371+99121+(35451)

Route : 
1Z82 : London Victoria to Exeter St Davids
1Z84 : Exeter St Davids to Penzance

Loco(s) Route
34067 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Farnborough Main - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Salisbury - Gillingham - Templecombe - Sherborne - Yeovil Junction - Axminster - Honiton - Exeter Central - Exeter St Davids
34046 + 5029 Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Liskeard - Par - Truro - St Erth - Penzance

Notes : 
(1) 47237 on rear. 
(2) 35518 was only in the consist when 34067 was on the train. 35451 was only in the consist when 34046 & 5029 were on the train. 
(3) John Clifford comments:
This tour commemorated 50 years since the last run of 'The Atlantic Coast Express' on 5th September 1964. The original plan was to have 35028 'Clan Line' from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids, and then 34067 'Tangmere' + 70000 'Britannia' from Exeter St Davids to Penzance. However, due to a change in the Train Operating Company it eventually became what is shown above. Whilst in Penzance there were optional visits to the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Padstow for lunch at Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant, or the Scilly Isles including a visit to the Abbey Gardens at Trecso. There was also a 'Branch Line Tour Experience' on 07/09/14, using a DMU. Details of this are shown separately. The outward journey ran well until we caught up a late running Cross Country train west of Truro causing a 10 minutes late arrival at Penzance.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Alan Rawlings)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.43d [P2] [FL] 08.43 [P2] [FL]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/47 08/47
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/51 [RVL] 08/49 [RVL]
Longhedge Jn 08/55 08.50˝ ~ 08.51
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [DF] 09/00 [P5] [DF]
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/10 [P3]
Brentford 09/14 09/17˝ [P2]
Hounslow 09/21˝ 09/25˝ [P2]
Feltham Jn 09/23˝ 09/29
Feltham 09/25 [P2] 09/31 [P2]
Staines 09/32 [P2] 09/37 [P2]
Virginia Water 09/42 [P4] 09/47 [P4]
Addlestone Jn 09/50 09/56
Byfleet & New Haw 09/54 [DS] 09/57˝ [DS]
Woking 10.05a ~ 10.09d [P5] 10.06 ~ 10.08˝ [P5] [DS]
Woking Jn 10/10˝ 10/10˝ [DS]
Pirbright Jn 10/16 10/19 [DS]
Farnborough Main 10/20 [P2] 10/23 [P2] [DS]
Fleet 10/24 10/26 [P2] [DS]
Winchfield 10w29a ~ 10w39d [P2] 10w30a ~ 10w40d [P2] [DS]
Basingstoke 10/49 [P1] [DS] 10/55 [P2] [DF]
Worting Jn 10/58 10/59˝
Andover 11/16 [P2] 11/15 [P2]
Tunnel Jn 11/32 11/34
Salisbury 11w35a ~ 12w06d [P4] 11w38 ~ 12w05˝ [P4]
Wilton Jn 12/10 12/11
Wilton South 12/13 12/12
Tisbury Loop 12/30 12/24˝ [ML]
Gillingham 12.45 ~ 12.51 [P2] 12.39 ~ 12.50˝ [P1]
Templecombe 13/03 [DM] 13/02 [DM]
Sherborne 13/11 [P2] 13/10 [P2]
Yeovil Junction 13.20 ~ 13.28 [P2] 13.19 ~ 13.27˝ [P2]
Crewkerne 13/41 13/43
Chard Jn 13w53 ~ 14w20 13w57 ~ 14w20 [Loop]
Axminster East Jn 14/26 [UM] 14/27 [UM]
Axminster 14/28 [P1] 14/28˝ [P1]
Axminster West Jn 14/30 14/30
Honiton 14.45 ~ 14.52 [P1] 14.45 ~ 14.52 [P1]
Pinhoe 15/17 15/13 [P2]
Exmouth Jn 15/23 15/19
Exeter Central 15.27a ~ 15.30d [P2] 15.24 ~ 15.28 [P2]
Exeter St Davids 15.35a [P3] ~ 16.45d [P6] 15.32˝ [P3] ~ 16.47 [P6]
Dawlish Warren 16/58 17/00 [DT]
Dawlish 17/00 17/01˝  [P1]
Teignmouth 17/04 17/04˝ [P1]
Newton Abbot 17/11 [P2] 17/11 [P2]
Newton Abbot West Jn 17/13 17/11˝
Dainton Tunnel 17/19 17/16
Totnes 17/27 17/26˝ [DT]
Aish Crossover 17/41 17/37
Ivybridge 17/48 [P1] 17/41 [P1]
Hemerdon 17/56 17/46
Lipson Jn 18/04 17/51˝
Plymouth 18w13a ~ 19w09d [P7] 17w58 ~ 19w09 [P7]
St Budeaux Jn 19.17 ~ 19.20 19/17˝
Saltash 19/25 [P1] 19/22 [P1]
St Germans 19/31 [P1] 19/28 [P1]
Liskeard 19/44 [P1] 19/39 [P1]
St Pinnock 19/51 19/45
Largin 19/52 19/46
Lostwithiel 20/02 [P2] 19/55 [P2]
Par 20/08 [P1] 20/00˝ [P1]
St Austell 20/13 20/07 [P1]
Burngullow Jn 20/15 20/10
Probus 20/21 20/17
Truro 20/28 [P2] 20/27˝ [P2]
Penwithers Jn 20/29 20.29 ~ 20.32
Baldhu 20/36 20.41˝ ~ 20.43
Camborne 20/48 20/59 [P1]
St Erth 20/58 [P1] 21/10 [P1]
Long Rock 21/05 21/15
Penzance 21.10a 21.20 [P1]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Movements

05/09/14 : 
5Z81 : (47237 with 34067 on rear) :  Southall to London Victoria

Location Booked
Southall Depot 06.20d
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45
Southall East Jn 06/46
West Ealing 06/48
Acton West 06/50
Acton Main Line 06/56
Acton Wells Jn 07/02
Willesden SW Sdgs 07*05 ~ 07*18
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/24
North Pole Jn 07/27
Kensington Olympia 07.31 ~ 07.35
Latchmere Jn 07/43
Longhedge Jn 07/46
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/51 [RVL]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 07/57
London Victoria 08.04a [P2]

0Z82 : (47237) :  London Victoria to Southall 
(cancelled, as 47237 stayed with train)

Location Booked
London Victoria 08.43d [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08.47 ~ 08.52
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/56
Longhedge Jn 08/57
Latchmere Jn 09/00
Kensington Olympia 09/05
North Pole Jn ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/10
Willesden SW Sdgs 09.14 ~ 09.44
Acton Wells Jn 09/46
Acton Main Line 09/48
Acton West 09.52 ~ 10.06
West Ealing ?
Southall East Jn 10/12
Southall Yard 10.13 ~ 10.18
Southall Depot 10.28a

5Z46 : (34046 + 5029 with 35451) :  Bristol Barton Hill Depot to Exeter Riverside Yard 

Location Booked
Bristol Barton Hill Depot 11.58d
Bristol Temple Meads 12.08 ~ 12.10
Bristol West Jn 12/12
Worle Jn 12/32
Uphill Jn 12/35
Bridgwater 12/49
Cogload Jn 13/03
Taunton 13/08 [P3]
Norton Fitzwarren 13/10
Whiteball 13/20
Tiverton Parkway 13/23
Tiverton Loop 13.27 ~ 13.36
Cowley Bridge Jn 13/53
Exeter Riverside Yard 13.56a

5Z83 : (34067 with 47237 on rear) : Exeter St Davids to Exeter Riverside Yard
5Z84 : (34046 + 5029) : Exeter Riverside Yard to Exeter St Davids

Location Booked (out) Actual Booked (rtn) Actual
Exeter St Davids 15.39d [P3] 15.40 [P3] 16.30a [P6] 16.40 [P6]
Exeter Riverside Yard 15.42a ? 16.27d ?

5Z67 : (47237 + 34067 with 35518) :  Exeter Riverside Yard to Bristol St Philips Marsh Depot 

Location Booked
Exeter Riverside Yard 17.40d
Cowley Bridge Jn 17/45
Tiverton Loop 18/04
Tiverton Parkway 18/06
Whiteball 18/10
Norton Fitzwarren 18/20
Taunton 18/22 [P4]
Cogload Jn 18/28
Bridgwater 18/35
Uphill Jn 18/49
Worle Jn 18/57
Parson Street 19/12
Bristol West Jn 19/20
Bristol St Philips Marsh Depot 19.30a

5Z85 : (34046 + 5029) : Penzance to Penzance Slopers Siding (propelling)

Location Booked
Penzance 21.20d [P1]
Penzance Slopers Siding 21.24a

06/09/14 : 
0Z46 : (34046 + 5029) : Penzance Slopers Siding to St Blazey Depot
0Z48 : (34046 + 5029) : St Blazey Depot to Penzance Slopers Siding
(loco turning trip)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Penzance Slopers Siding 11.18d 16.53a
Penzance 11.21 ~ 11.28 [P2] 16.39 ~ 16.49 [P2]
Long Rock 11/31 16/35
St Erth 11/38 16/23
Camborne 11/51 16/10
Baldhu ? 16/02
Penwithers Jn ? 15/59
Truro 12/09 [P3] 15/58 [P2]
Probus 12/19 15/47
Burngullow Jn 12/31 15/35
St Austell ? 15/33
Par 12.41 ~ 12.47 [P2] 15.21 ~ 15.26 [P2]
St Blazey 12.51 ~ 12.56 15.12 ~ 15.17
St Blazey Depot 12.59a 15.09d

John Clifford comments: The original plan had been to take the engines to Plymouth and turn them on the triangle there. The timings issued suggest that the support coach was to have been taken, though this might have been the whole train. Anyway these are the timings with what, I believe would have happened.

5Z46 : (5029 + 34046) : Penzance Slopers Siding to Plymouth
5Z47 : (5029 + 34046) : Plymouth - Mount Gould Jn - Laira Jn - Plymouth
5Z48 : (5029 + 34046) : Plymouth to Penzance Slopers Siding
(loco turning trip, cancelled)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Penzance Slopers Siding 11.18d 18.05a
Penzance 11.21 ~ 11.28 [P2] 17.51 ~ 18.01 [P1]
Long Rock 11/31 17/47
St Erth 11/38 17/29
Camborne 11/51 17/16
Baldhu ? 17/08
Penwithers Jn ? 17/05
Truro 12/09 [P3] 17/04 [P2]
Probus 12/19 16/53
Burngullow Jn 12/31 16/41
St Austell ? 16/39
Par 12/39 16/34
Lostwithiel 12/47 16/27
Largin 13/05 16/18
St Pinnock 13/07 16/17
Liskeard 13/17 16/08
St Germans 13/29 15/49
Saltash 13/37 15/41
St Budeaux Jn 13/41 15/36
Plymouth 13.48 ~ 14.29 [P8] 14.59 ~ 15.28 [P8]
Lipson Jn 14/33 14/53
Mount Gould Jn 14.35 ~ 14.37 -
Laira Jn 14.43a 14.50d


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