28th May 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco(s) Used 57313 & 57315
Stock Used 99723+4973+1860+99125+99121+99122+99127+1666+99352+99371

Route :
1Z60 : London Victoria to Minehead
1Z61 : Minehead to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
57315 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - [Westbury avoiding line] - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard - Crowcombe Heathfield - Williton - Blue Anchor - Minehead
57313 (2) Minehead - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Clink Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Feltham - Twickenham - Richmond - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes : 
(1) 57313 on rear. 
(2) 57315 on rear. 
(3) The 2 x Class 57/3s replaced unavailable 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.45d [P2] 08.46 22.42a [P2] 22.43
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 ? 22/39 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/50 [RVL] ? 22/32 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 08/58 ? 22/29 ?
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [DF] 09/00 22/25 [P3] 22/25
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/07 22/15 [P1] [US] 22/15
Brentford 09/13 [P2] 09/14 - -
Hounslow 09/21 [P2] 09/22 - -
Richmond - - 22/07 [P2] 22/07
St Margarets - - 22/04 22/04
Twickenham - - 22/03 [P4] 22/03
Whitton Jn - - 22/00 22/00
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/24 22/00 22/00
Feltham 09/25 [P2] 09/24 21/58 [P1] 21/58
Staines 09.31a ~ 09.33d [P2] 09.32 ~ 09.34 21.48a ~ 21.51d [P1] 21.49 ~ 21.51
Virginia Water 09/43 [P2] 09/42 21/37 [P1] 21/35
Ascot 09.50a ~ 10.06d [P2] 09.48 ~ 10.06 21.14a ~ 21.17d [P1] 21.14 ~ 21.16
Wokingham 10/19 [P2] 10/18 21/01 [P1] 20/59
Earley 10/23 [P1] 10/24 20/51 20/51
Reading Spur Jn 10/32 10/27 20/48 20/46
Reading New Jn 10/32 10/32 - -
Reading Southern Jn - - 20/47 20/44
Reading 10.34a ~ 10.42d [P8] [WL] 10.34 ~ 10.43 20.39a ~ 20.42d [P15] 20.37 ~ 20.41
Oxford Road Jn 10/45 10/46 20/36 [DFR] 20/35
Southcote Jn 10/47 10/49 20/34 20/33
Theale 10/50 ? 20/30 ?
Newbury 11/01 11/02 20/17 20/15
Bedwyn 11/13 11/13 20/03 [P2] 20/00
Woodborough 11/24 11/23 19/52 19/50
Lavington 11/30 11/29 19/44 19/44
Heywood Road Jn 11/36 11/34 19/39 19/38
Fairwood Jn 11/38 11/36 19/37 19/35
Clink Road Jn 11/42 11/40 19/34 19/33
Frome 11.45 ~ 11.57 11.42 ~ 11.56 - -
Blatchbridge Jn 12/00 11/59 19/32 19/32
East Somerset Jn 12/05 12/05 19/28 19/29
Castle Cary 12/21 [P2] 12/12 19/20 [P1] 19/23
Somerton GF 12/29 12/19 19/13 19/15
Athelney LC 12/35 12/26 19/07 19/09
Cogload Jn 12/39 12/29 19/04 19/07
Taunton 12.44a ~ 12.54d [P2] 12.35 ~ 12.43 18.57a ~ 18.58d [P2] 19.00 ~ 19.01
Norton Fitzwarren 12.59 ~ 13.05 [DR] 12.50 ~ ? 18/52 [DR] 18/52
Bishops Lydeard 13.20a ~ 13.30d ? 18.35a ~ 18.40d ?
Crowcombe Heathfield 13.33 ~ 13.35 ? 18/12 ?
Williton 13.55 ~ 14.05 ? 17/59 ?
Blue Anchor 14/23 ? 17.29 ~ 17.35 ?
Dunster ? ? ? ?
Minehead 14.50a ? 17.15d ?


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