30th April 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Great Britain VIII (Day 3 of 9)

Loco Used 66030
Stock Used 99723+3136+99122+99316+99121+99125+3058+99128+99712+99127+13320

Route : 1Z88 throughout

Loco Route
66030 Bristol Temple Meads - Filton Abbey Wood - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee East Jn - Maindee North Jn - Cwmbran - Abergavenny - Hereford - Leominster - Craven Arms - Sutton Bridge Jn - Shrewsbury - Gobowen - Wrexham General - Chester - Helsby - Frodsham - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Wigan North Western - Preston - Lancaster - Carnforth

Notes:
(1) This leg of the tour was originally advertised to be double headed by steam locos 44871 & 45407 from Bristol Temple Meads to Grange-over-Sands.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.19d [P3] 08.19
Bristol East Jn 08/21 [UF] 08/20
Dr Day's Jn 08/22 08/21
Narroways Hill Jn 08/24 08/22
Filton Abbey Wood 08/27 [P2] 08/25
Patchway 08/30 [P2] 08/27
Pilning 08/33 [P2] 08/31
Severn Tunnel East 08/34 08/32
Severn Tunnel West 08/39 08/35
Severn Tunnel Junction 08/42 [P3] [DR] 08/38
Magor 08/46 ?
Llanwern West Jn 08/53 08/51
Maindee East Jn 08/57 ?
Maindee North Jn 09.02 ~ 09.12 ? ~ 09.13
Cwmbran 09/23 09/21
Pontypool & New Inn 09/28 ?
Little Mill Jn 09/31 09/28
Abergavenny 09/42 09/39
Pontrilas 09/53 09/52
Tram Inn 09/58 09/56
Hereford 10.03a ~ 10.05d [P3] 10.04 ~ 10.06
Shelwick Jn 10/10 10/07
Morton-on-Lugg 10/16 10/12
Leominster 10/24 ?
Woofferton 10/29 10/24
Bromfield 10/35 10/30
Craven Arms 10/40 [P1] 10/36
Marsh Brook LC 10/48 10/46
Dorrington 10/57 10/55
Sutton Bridge Jn 11/04 11/26
Shrewsbury 11.10a ~ 11.47d [P3] 11.37 ~ 11.47
Gobowen 12/08 12/08
Chirk 12.13a ~ 12.24d ?
Wrexham General 12.40a ~ 12.47d [P2] 12.26 ~ 12.33
Saltney Jn 13/01 12/49
Chester South Jn 13/03 [UF] ?
Chester 13.06a ~ 13.15d [P4] 12.55 ~ 13.13 [P4]
Mickle Trafford 13/22 13/18
Helsby 13/27 [P2] ?
Frodsham Jn 13/32 13/29
Runcorn East 13/34 13/32
Acton Grange Jn 13/46 13/34
Warrington Bank Quay 13.48a ~ 13.49d [P3] 13.37 ~ 13.41
Dallam Jn 13/51 13/42
Winwick Jn 13/54 13/44
Springs Branch Jn 14/04 13/52
Wigan South Jn 14/06 ?
Wigan North Western 14/08 [P5] 13/53
Balshaw Lane Jn 14/16 14/00
Euxton Jn 14/21 14/02
Farington Curve Jn 14/32 14/05
Ribble Jn 14/34 ?
Preston 14.36a ~ 14.45d [P6] 14.09 ~ 14.45
Garstang & Catteral 14/55 14/55
Lancaster 15/04 [DF] 15/05
Morecambe South Jn 15/07 15/05
Carnforth North Jn 15/11 15/11
Carnforth 15.13a 15.12


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