23rd May 2015

Statesman Rail
The Golden Arrow Statesman

Loco Used 67005 'Queen's Messenger'
Stock Used 17080+3231+3188+1659+3438+3312+1211+3362+3360+5991+5912

Route :
1Z82 : Bristol Temple Meads to Canterbury West
1Z84 : Canterbury West to Bristol Temple Meads

Locos Route
67005 Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Bradford-on-Avon - Trowbridge - Hawkeridge Jn - Heywood Road Jn - Newbury - Southcote Jn - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough - Southall - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Ashford International - Wye - Canterbury West
67005 Canterbury West - Minster - Sandwich - Deal - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Saltwood Jn - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) This tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled by 34067 'Tangmere' from Hanwell Bridge Loop to Canterbury West and return. This was later changed to 35028 'Clan Line' from Battersea Loop, however 67005 hauled the train throughout.

Source : Chris Bracey

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 06.20d [P9] 06.21   23.05a [P15] 23.05
Bristol East Jn 06/23 [UM] 06/22   23/03 [DM] 23/04
North Somerset Jn 06/24 06/23   23/02 23/03
Bath Spa 06.35a ~ 06.40d [P2] 06.33 ~ 06.40   22.48a ~ 22.52d [P1] 22.49 ~ 22.52
Bathampton Jn 06*48 ~ 06*56 [UPL] 06/45?   22/44 22/45
Bradford-on-Avon 07.06a ~ 07.08d ? ~ 07.08   22.33a ~ 22.35d 22.33 ~ ?
Bradford Jn 07/12 07/12   22/29 22/30
Trowbridge 07.15a ~ 07.17d 07.14 ~ 07.18   22.24a ~ 22.26d 22.23 ~ 22.24
Hawkeridge Jn 07/24 07/24   22/19 22/18
Heywood Road Jn 07/27 07/27   22/14 22/14
Lavington 07/33 07/33   22/03 22/03
Woodborough 07/41 07/39   21/56 21/56
Pewsey 07/44 07/42   21.49a ~ 21.52d 21.50 ~ 21.52
Bedwyn 07/52 07/49   21/38 [P1] 21/41
Hungerford 07/56 07/53   21.29a ~ 21.32d 21.33 ~ 21.36
Newbury 08.03a ~ 08.05d [P2] 08.00 ~ 08.06   21.10a ~ 21.18d [P1] 21.08 ~ 21.23
Southcote Jn 08/20 08/26   20/54 20/52
Oxford Road Jn 08/21 08/28   20/52 20/50
Reading 08.25a ~ 08.37d [P13] 08.31 ~ 08.37   20.44a ~ 20.48d [P12] [DFR] 20.44 ~ 20.48 [P12]
Kennet Bridge Jn 08/39 [UR] 08/39   20/41 [DR] 20/42
Twyford 08/43 [P4] 08/43   20/37 [P3] 20/36
Maidenhead 08.51a ~ 08.54d [P4] [UR] 08.51 ~ 08.53   20.28a ~ 20.30d [P3] [DR] 20.27 ~ 20.29
Slough 09.02a ~ 09.06d [P5] [UR] 09.01 ~ 09.06   20.17a ~ 20.20d [P4] [DR] 20.15 ~ 20.17
Heathrow Airport Jn 09/16 [UR] 09/15   20/07 [DR] 20/07
Southall 09/18 [UR] 09/17   20/04 [DR] 20/05
West Ealing 09/20 [UR] ?   20/00 ?
Acton West 09/24 [UR] 09/24   19/58 [DR] 19/58
Acton Main Line 09/26 [GL] 09/25   19/55 [GL] 19/55
Acton Wells Jn 09/32 09/29   19/43 19/42
Willesden SW Sidings 09/34 ?   19/41 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/38 09/35   19/37 19/38
North Pole Jn 09/39 09/36   19/36 ?
Kensington Olympia 09/43 [P3] 09/41   19/31 [DM] 19/32
Latchmere Jn 09/51 09/49   19/23 19/24
Longhedge Jn 09/54 ?   19/19 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/58 [RVL] DIV?   19/15 [RVL] DIV?
Battersea Loop 10L02 ~ 10L32 DIV?   18L47 ~ 19L12 DIV?
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/36 DIV?   18/43 DIV?
Factory Jn 10/38 [AL] 10/38   18/40 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 10/39 10/40   18/38 18/15
Denmark Hill 10/45 [P2] 10/46   18/32 [P3] 18/11
Crofton Road Jn 10/46 10/47   18/30 [AL] 18/11
Nunhead 10/50 [P2] 10/51   18/27 [P1] 18/08
Bellingham 10/54 10/56   18/13 18/03
Shortlands Jn 10/58 [DF] 10/58   18/06 18/01
Bromley South 11/01 11/00   18/03 17/58
Bickley Jn 11/04 [DFV] 11/03   17/58 [UF] 17/54
Petts Wood Jn 11/07 [DF] 11/04   17/56 [UFV] 17/53
Orpington 11/10 [P3] 11/07   17/54 [P2] [UF] 17/46
Sevenoaks 11/20 [P3] 11/17   17/45 [P1] 17/36
Tonbridge 11/30 [DF] 11/27   17/35 17/28
Paddock Wood 11/39 [DM] 11/35   17w13 ~ 17w27 [P1] 17.12 ~ 17.20
Headcorn 11/51 [P2] 11/51   17/02 [UM] 17/01
Ashford International 12/04 [DM] 12/05   16/51 [UM] 16/49

 

Location Booked Actual
Wye 12/13 ?
Canterbury West 12.25a [P2] ~ 15.23d [P2] 12.25 [P2] ~ 15.23 [P2]
Minster 15/49 15/57
Minster South Jn 15/50 ?
Sandwich 15/58 16/04
Deal 16/04 16/09
Buckland Jn 16/16 ?
Dover Priory 16/18 [P1] 16/22
Folkestone Central 16/33 16/32
Saltwood Jn 16/39 16/36

Timings continue in first table.

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