7th June 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco Used steam: 61306 'Mayflower'
Stock Used 35479+5236+99348+1666+5249+5237+13440+9104+5222+5216

Route : 
1Z24 : London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z27 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
61306 London Paddington - Southall - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
61306 Worcester Shrub Hill - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes : 
(1) 61306 'Mayflower' replaced unavailable 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'. 

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 10.13d [P1] 10.13 [P1]   21.43a 21.43
Ladbroke Grove 10/18 10/17   21/40 21/39
Acton West 10/22 10/21   21/32 21/35
Southall 10/28 10/25   21/26 21/31
Heathrow Airport Jn 10/31 10/28   21/24 21/28
Slough 10.38a ~ 10.41d 10.37 ~ 10.42   21.11a ~ 21.14d 21.14 ~ 21.19
Maidenhead 10/48 10/50   21/04 21/07
Twyford 10/55 10/57   20/57 21/01
Kennet Bridge Jn 11/01 11/01   20/53 20/56
Reading 11/02 11/02   20/51 20/55
Reading West Jn 11/04 11/04   20/49 20/52
Goring & Streatley 11/13 11/12   20.39a ~ 20.41d 20.39 ~ ?
Didcot East Jn 11/20 11/19   20/29 20/27
Didcot Parkway 11/21 11/21 [P3]   20.15 ~ 20.27 20.11 ~ 20.27
Didcot North Jn 11.25 ~ 11.30 ? ~ 11.29   20/12 20/07
Kennington Jn 11/38 11/39   20/03 19/59
Oxford U&DPL 11w42 ~ 12w25 11.41 ~ 12.21   19w14 ~ 19w59 19.14 ~ 19.55
Oxford 12.28a ~ 12.41d 12.22 ~ 12.43 [P1]   19.08a ~ 19.11d 19.08 ~ 19.13
Wolvercote Jn 12/47 12/49   19/00 18/54
Charlbury 12/58 ?   18/49 18/45
Ascott-under-Wychwood 13/02 13/04   18/45 18/42
Moreton-in-Marsh 13.15 ~ 13.29  13.15 ~ 13.23   18/34 18/32
Honeybourne 13/39 ?   18/23 ?
Evesham 13/50 13/48   18/12 18/15
Norton Jn 14/02 14/02   18/00 18/03
Worcester Shrub Hill 14.10a 14.08   17.48d 17.48


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z24 : (Diesel loco? with 61306 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z27 : (Diesel loco? with 61306 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 08.50d   22.43a
Southall 09.00 ~ 09.15   22.17 ~ 22.33
Southall East Jn 09/16   22/16
West Ealing 09/18   22/13
Acton West 09/20   22/11
Acton Main Line 09/21   22/10
Ladbroke Grove 09/26   22/07
London Paddington 09.30a   22.03d

5Z28 : (61306 with 35479) : Worcester LMD - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester LMD
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester LMD 14.45d
Tunnel Jn 14.48 ~ 14.50
Worcester Foregate Street 14.54 ~ 14.59
Henwick 15.01 ~ 15.03
Worcester Foregate Street 15/05
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.08 ~ 15.15
Worcester LMD 15.20a


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