13th September 2014

Mendip Traction and Rolling Stock Group / First Great Western
The Mendip Sprinter

DMU Used 150261

Route : 
2Z11 : Bristol Temple Meads to Cranmore
2Z12 : Cranmore to Bristol Temple Meads

DMU Route
as listed Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton [Up Passenger Loop] - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury [Down Reception Line] - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - East Somerset Jn [Witham Up/Down Goods Loop] - Merehead Quarry Jn - Whites Crossing - Cranmore
as listed Cranmore - Whites Crossing - Merehead Quarry Jn - East Somerset Jn [Witham Up/Down Goods Loop] - Blatchbridge Jn - Frome Avoiding Line - Clink Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Westbury [Up Reception Line] - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - Bath [Westmoreland Down Goods Loop] - Bristol East Depot [Goods Loop] - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) Motive power in use on the East Somerset Railway included: G.W.R. 0-6-2T 5637 & DMU L231 51909+56271.


150261 is seen here at Cranmore (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 10.12d [P11] 10.12   17.37a [P12] 17.38
Bristol East Jn 10/13 10/13   17/36 17/36
North Somerset Jn 10/14 10/14   17/35 17/35
Bristol East Depot - -   17.32 ~ 17.32 [GL] ?
Bath Goods Loop - -   17.19 ~ 17.19 [DGL] ?
Bath Spa 10.24a ~ 10.25d [P2] 10.24 ~ 10.26   17.15a ~ 17.16d [P1] 17.12 ~ 17.14
Bathampton Jn 10.29 ~ 10.29 [UPL] 10.29 ~ 10.31   17/12 17/08
Bradford Jn 10/39 10/40   17/02 16/59
Trowbridge 10.41a ~ 10.42d [P2] 10.42 ~ 10.46   16.58a ~ 16.59d [P1] 16.56 ~ 16.57
Westbury 10/49 [DR] 10/54   16.48 ~ 16.52 [UR] 16.41 ~ 16.50
Fairwood Jn 10/53 10/59   16/45 16/39
Clink Road Jn 10/57 11/03   16/42 16/36
Frome 10/59 11/05   - -
Blatchbridge Jn 11/01 11/07   16/41 16/34
East Somerset Jn 11/05 [UDG] 11/13   16/37 [UDG] 16/30
Merehead Quarry Jn 11.13 ~ 11.18 ? ~ 11.20   16.26 ~ 16.31 ? ~ 16.20
Cranmore 11.30a 11.35   16.15d 16.10


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