18th October 2014

Railway Touring Company
The Dartmouth Express

Locos Used 47237 & steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used (2) (14099)+99371+99121+99712+99122+99125+99127+99348+1860+4973+99304

Route : 
1Z82 : Poole to Kingswear
1Z84 : Kingswear to Poole

Loco(s) Route
47237 Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - St Denys - Eastleigh - Chandlers Ford - Romsey - Salisbury - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
70013 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
70013 (1) Kingswear - (reverse of outward route) - Taunton
47237 Taunton - Cogload Jn - Castle Cary - Blatchbridge Jn - Clink Road Jn - Westbury - (reverse of outward route) - Poole

Notes : 
(1) 47237 on rear.
(2) 14099 was only in the consist when 70013 was on the train.
(3) Off tour option; Cruise on the River Dart aboard the Paddle Steamer 'Kingswear Castle'.
(4) Tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled : Westbury - Castle Cary - Taunton - Kingswear and return. 

Source : Nick Bartlett (joined/left the train at Southampton Central) 

Photo Review


70013 prepares to depart from Bristol (photo: Nick Bartlett)


A trip on Paddle Steamer 'Kingswear Castle' was an option (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains & Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Revised Actual
Poole 06.08d [P1] 06.07   22.43a [P2] 22.43a [P2] 22.41
Branksome 06/15 [P1] 06/14   22/38 [P2] 22/38 [P2] 22/35
Bournemouth 06.22a ~ 06.29d [P3] 06.18 ~ 06.29   22.28a ~ 22.30d [P3/4] 22.28a ~ 22.30d [P3/4] 22.27 ~ 22.30
Brockenhurst 06/46 [P2] 06/45   22/13 [P3] 22/13 [P3] 22/11
Redbridge 06/57 [P1] 06/57   22/01 [P2] 22/01 [P2] 22/01
Southampton Central 07.10a ~ 07.18d [US] [P2] 07.10 ~ 07.18 [US] [P2] [DM]   21.54a ~ 21.57d [P4] [DF] 21.54a ~ 21.57d [P4] [DF] 21.55 ~ 21.58 [P4] [DF]
Northam Jn 07/21 [UF] 07/21 [DM-UF]   21/50 [DS] 21/50 [DS] 21.48 ~ 21.50 [DS]
St Denys 07/23 [P1] 07/23 [P1]   21/41 [P2] 21/41 [P2] 21/45 [P2]
Eastleigh 07.28a ~ 07.30d [P1] 07.28 ~ 07.30 [P1]   21.34a ~ 21.36d [P2] 21.34a ~ 21.36d [P2] 21.30 ~ 21.35 [P2]
Eastleigh East Jn 07/31 07/32   21/33 21/33 21/26
Chandlers Ford 07/34 07/35   ? ? 21/24
Romsey Sig.E882 - -   21*14 ~ 21*21 21*14 ~ 21*21 21.15 ~ 21.18
Romsey 07/44 [P2] 07/40 [P2]   21/12 [P1] 21/12 [P1] 21/13 [P1]
Dean 07/52 [P2] 07/49 [P2]   20/39 [P1] 21/01 [P1] 21/03 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 08/05 07.58 ~ 08.01   20/29 20/50 20/53
Salisbury 08.12a ~ 08.14d [P3] 08.05 ~ 08.14 [P4]   20.24a ~ 20.26d [P2] 20.45a ~ 20.47d [P2] 20.39 ~ 20.48 [P2]
Wilton Jn 08/17 08/17   20/20 20/41 20/35
Wishford 08/21 08/22   20/15 20/36 20/29
Wylye LC 08/25 08/27   20/11 20/31 20/26
Upton Lovell 08/29 08/31   20/07 20/27 20/22
Warminster 08/34 08/35   20/00 20/20 20/16
Westbury 08.41a ~ 08.44d [P2] 08.42 ~ 08.45 [P1]   19.44a ~ 19.54d [P1] 19.44a ~ 20.12d [P3] 19.26 ~ 20.04 [P1]
Trowbridge 08/51 08/52   - - -
Bradford Jn 08/53 08/54   - - -
Bradford-on-Avon 09/00 [P1] 08/59 [P1]   - - -
Bathampton Jn 09/10 09/10   - - -
Bath Spa 09/13 [P1] 09/13 [P1]   - - -
North Somerset Jn 09/28 09/28   - - -
Bristol East Jn 09/29 [DM] 09/30 [DF]   - - -
Bristol Temple Meads 09L32a ~ 09L51d [P7/8] 09L32 ~ 09L53 [P7/8]   - - -
Bristol West Jn 09/52 09/54 [DM]   - - -
Yatton 10/08 10/09   - - -
Worle Jn 10/11 10/12   - - -
Uphill Jn 10/14 10/15   - - -
Bridgwater 10/25 [P1] 10/26 [P1]   - - -
Fairwood Jn - -   19/41 19/38 19/23
Clink Road Jn - -   19/36 19/35 19/19
Blatchbridge Jn - -   19/33 19/33 19/18
East Somerset Jn - -   19/29 19/29 19/15
Castle Cary - -   19/18 [P1] 19/22 [P1] 19/07 [P1]
Somerton GF - -   19/06 19/15 18/58
Athelney LC - -   18/56 19/09 18/52
Cogload Jn 10/37 10/31   18/52 19/05 18/49
Taunton 10/43 [P3] 10/36 [P3]   18L21a ~ 18L46d [P5] 18L21a ~ 18L59d [P5] 18L05 ~ 18L43 [P5]
Norton Fitzwarren Jn 10/45 10/38   18/13 18/13 18/03
Whiteball 10/58 10/47   18/05 18/05 17/55
Tiverton Parkway 11/02 [P1] 10/51 [P1]   18/00 [P2] 18/00 [P2] 17/52 [P2]
Tiverton Loop 11w04 ~ 11w16 [DPL] 10w55 ~ 11w11 [DPL]   17/58 17/58 17/50 [UM]
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/29 11/27   17/44 17/44 17/36
Exeter St Davids 11/33 [P1] 11/34 [P1]   17/41 [P5] 17/41 [P5] 17/34 [P5]
Dawlish Warren 11/44 11/46 [DM]   17/27 17/27 17/22 [UM]
Dawlish 11/46 [P1] 11/48 [P1]   17/25 [P2] 17/25 [P2] 17/21 [P2]
Teignmouth 11/50 [P1] 11/50 [P1]   17/21 [P2] 17/21 [P2] 17/18 [P2]
Newton Abbot 11/56 [P1] 11/56 [P2]   17/15 [P3] 17/15 [P3] 17/12 [P3]
Newton Abbot West Jn 11/58 11/57   17/13 17/13 17.00 ~ 17.10
Paignton 12.16a ~ 12.25d [P1] 12.12 ~ 12.21 [P1]   16.40a ~ 16.45d [P2] 16.40a ~ 16.45d [P2] 16.33 ~ 16.45 [P2]
Paignton GF 12/30 12/22   16.32 ~ 16.37 16.32 ~ 16.37 16.25 ~ 16.31
Kingswear 13.05a 12.42 [P2]   16.05d 16.05d 16.04 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

17/10/14 : 5Z80 : (47237) : Southall to Poole

Location Booked
Southall Depot 09.45d
Southall 09.56 ~ 10.11
Acton Main Line 10.24 ~ 10.52 [GL]
Acton Wells Jn 10/55
Willesden SW Sidings 10.58 ~ 11.34
Acton Wells Jn 11/37
South Acton Jn 11/43
Kew East Jn 11/46
Brentford 11/49
Hounslow 11/54
Feltham 12/02
Staines 12/10
Virginia Water 12/19
Addlestone Jn 12/27
Byfleet & New Haw 12/52
Woking 13/06
Farnborough Main 13/17
Basingstoke 13*34 ~ 13*45
Worting Jn 13/55
Winchester 14/10
Eastleigh 14/24
St Denys 14/34
Southampton Central 14C54 ~ 14C55
Brockenhurst 15/11
Bournemouth 15/29
Poole 15.42 ~ 15.47
Poole Sidings 15.50a

5Z70 : (70013 + 14099) : Southall to Bristol St Phillips Marsh Depot

Location Booked
Southall Depot 13.45d
Southall 13.55 ~ 14.05
Heathrow Airport Jn 14/10
Slough 14/19
Maidenhead 14/30
Reading 14*47 ~ 14*51
Didcot Parkway 15/18
Wantage Road 15/27
Challow 15*31 ~ 15*48 [DR]
Swindon 16/07
Chippenham 16/24
Bathampton Jn 16/39
Bath Spa 16/47
North Somerset Jn 17/01
Bristol East Jn 17/03
Bristol Temple Meads 17/04
Bristol West Jn 17.06 ~ 17.16
St Phillips Marsh Depot 17.30a

18/10/14 : 5Z81 : (47237) : Poole Sidings to Poole

Location Booked
Poole Sidings 05.56d
Poole 05.59a [P1]

5Z71 : (70013 + 14099) : Bristol St Phillips Marsh Depot to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked
St Phillips Marsh Depot 09.10d
Bristol West Jn 09.22 ~ 09.36
Bristol Temple Meads 09.39a [P8]

5Z13 : (70013 + 14099) : Taunton to Southall

Location Booked
Taunton 18.27d
Taunton Sig.608 18.29 ~ 18.32
Taunton 18w34 ~ 19w38 [P6]
Cogload Jn 19/47
Castle Cary 20/10
Blatchbridge Jn 20/24
Clink Road Jn 20/26
Fairwood Jn 20/31
Westbury 20/34
Bedwyn 21/07
Newbury 21/22
Southcote Jn 21/48
Reading 21*53 ~ 21*55
Maidenhead 22/09
Slough 22/28
Heathrow Airport Jn 22/37
Southall 22.48 ~ 22.51
Southall Depot 23.02a

5Z86 : (47237) : Poole to Acton Lane Reception Sidings

Location Booked
Poole 22.47d [P2]
Poole Sidings 22.50 ~ 23.07
Poole 23/09
Bournemouth 23/18
Brockenhurst 23/33
Southampton Central 23/46
St Denys 23/50
Eastleigh 23/54
Winchester 00/01
Worting Jn 00/12
Basingstoke 00/15
Farnborough Main 00/26
Woking 00/36
Byfleet & New Haw 00/40
Addlestone Jn 00/42
Virginia Water 00/50
Staines 01/05
Feltham 01/10
Twickenham 01/15
Richmond 01/18
Barnes 01/21
Clapham Junction  01/25
Latchmere Jn 01/28
Kensington Olympia 01/34
North Pole Jn 01/39
Mitre Bridge Jn 01/40
Willesden WL Jn 01/41
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 01.48a

19/10/14 : 5Z87 : (47237) : Acton Lane Reception Sidings to Southall 
(reported as terminated at Hanwell Bridge Loop?)

Location Booked
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 19.00d
Willesden No.7 Jn 19.03 ~ 19.08
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 19/09
Acton Wells Jn 19/11
Acton Main Line 19*15 ~ 19*35
West Ealing 19/41
Hanwell Bridge Loop 19/43
Southall 19/45
Hayes & Harlington 19.48 ~ 20.10 [GL]
Southall 20*12 ~ 20*22
Southall Depot 20.24a


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