13th June 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 61306 'Mayflower'
Stock Used 35479+99723+4973+1860+99125+99121+99122+99127+99712

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) - Reading (2)

Notes : 
(1) 61306 'Mayflower' replaced advertised 6023 'King Edward II'. The return leg was originally advertised to run via Cheltenham, Kemble and Swindon.
(2) It is reported that the return leg terminated at Reading, due to an operating incident. The train then ran E.C.S. direct to Southall Depot, piloted by 37706. 

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.05d [P9] 07.06   20.35a [P8] CANX
Ladbroke Grove 07/10 [DR] 07/09   20/31 [UR] CANX
Acton West 07/14 [DR] 07/14   20/25 [UR] CANX
Southall 07/22 [DR] 07/23   20/18 [UR] CANX
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/28 [DR] 07/28   20/12 [UR] CANX
Slough 07.36a ~ 07.38d [P4] 07.35 ~ 07.38   19.59a ~ 20.02d [P5] [UR] CANX
Maidenhead 07/47 [P3] [DR] 07/46   19/51 [P4] [UR] CANX
Twyford 07/54 [P3] 07/53   19/44 [P4] CANX
Kennet Bridge Jn 08/00 [DR] 07/58   19/39 [UR] CANX
Reading 08.03a ~ 08.06d [P14] [DR] 08.02 ~ 08.06   19.33a ~ 19.36d [P13] 19.35a [P13]
Reading West Jn 08/09 [DR] 08/09   19/31 [UR] 19/31
Goring & Streatley 08/19 [DR] 08/17   19/21 [UR] 19/23
Didcot East Jn 08/31 [DR] 08/31   19/14 [UR] 19/13
Didcot Parkway 08.33a ~ 08.37d [P3] 08.33 ~ 08.36   19.05a ~ 19.12d [P4] 19.04 ~ 19.12
Didcot North Jn 08/40 08/40   19/01 19/01
Kennington Jn 08/50 08/48   18/54 18/53
Oxford U&DPL 08w54 ~ 09w41 08.52 ~ 09.45   18w24 ~ 18w49 18.24 ~ 18.50
Oxford 09.47a ~ 09.49d [P1] 09.46 ~ 09.50 [P1]   18.19a ~ 18.21d [P1] 18.08 ~ 18.23
Oxford North Jn - -   17*58 ~ 18*15 [GL] ? ~ 18.02
Wolvercote Jn 09/53 09/56   17/54 17/56
Charlbury 10/01 ? ~ ? [P2]   17/42 17/43
Ascott-under-Wychwood 10/05 [P1] 10/11   17/30 [P2] 17/23
Moreton-in-Marsh 10.18 ~ 10.30 [P1] 10.23 ~ 10.31   17/16 [P2] 17/13
Honeybourne 10/42 [P1] ?   17/00 [P2] ?
Evesham 10/55 10/48   16/50 16/54
Norton Jn 11/08 10/58   16/37 16/41
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.20a [P1] 11.19   16.30d [P2] 16.30


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

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

Location Booked
Southall Depot 05.23d
Southall 05.33 ~ 05.57
Southall East Jn 05/58
Drayton Green 06/09
Greenford South Jn 06/21
Greenford West Jn 06.24 ~ 06.26
Greenford South Jn 06/28
Drayton Green 06.34
West Ealing 06/38
Acton West 06/40
Ladbroke Grove 06/47
London Paddington 06.51a [P9]

5Z25 : (61306) : Worcester Shrub Hill to Worcester LMD
5Z26 : (61306) : Worcester LMD to Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.30d [P1]   16.20a [P2]
Worcester LMD 11.35a   16.15d

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

Location Booked
Worcester LMD 13.43d
Tunnel Jn 13.46 ~ 13.48
Worcester Foregate Street 13.56 ~ 13.57
Henwick 14.00 ~ 14.03
Worcester Foregate Street 14/05
Worcester Shrub Hill 14.08 ~ 14.11
Worcester LMD 14.16a

5Z?? : (37706 + 61306) : Reading to Southall

Location Revised
Reading ?d
Maidenhead ?
Southall ?
Southall Depot ?a

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

Location Booked
London Paddington 21.00d [P8]
Ladbroke Grove 21/04
Acton West 21/09
Southall East Jn 21/12
Southall 21.13 ~ 21.33
Southall Depot 21.43a


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