4th July 2015

UK Railtours
Somerset, Jewel of the South West

Loco Used 67003
Stock Used 5292+4927+1832+3110+1651+3120+3069+3119+1691+3068+3123+21269

Route :
1Z23 : Cambridge to Taunton
1Z25 : Taunton to Cambridge

Loco Route
67003 Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Royston - Letchworth - Hitchin - Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Chippenham - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton - Worle Jn - Weston-super-Mare - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton
67003 Taunton - (reverse of outward route) - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Hawkeridge Jn - Heywood Road Jn - Newbury - Reading - (reverse of outward route) - Cambridge

Notes :
(1) Off tour options: visit to Hestercombe House or by coach from Bristol TM to the Dean Forest Railway.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked times.

Source : Doug Lindsay (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Doug Lindsay)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cambridge 06.50d [P1]     22.33a [P4]  
Shepreth Branch Jn 06/55     22/27  
Royston 07.07a ~ 07.09d [P1]     22.14a ~ 22.16d [P2]  
Letchworth 07.21a ~ 07.23d [P1]     22.03a ~ 22.05d [P2]  
Hitchin 07/26 [P1] [UF]     21/59 [P2] [DC Flyover]  
Stevenage 07.30a ~ 07.32d [P2] [UF]     21.51a ~ 21.54d [P4] [DF]  
Woolmer Green Jn 07/36     21/48 [DF]  
Digswell Jn 07/38 [US]     21/46  
Welwyn Garden City 07.42a ~ 07.45d [P2] [US]     21.42a ~ 21.45d [P3] [DF]  
Potters Bar 07.54a ~ 07.57d [P1] [US]     21.32a ~ 21.34d [P4] [DS]  
Alexandra Palace 08/05 [P2] [SL1]     21/24 [DF]  
Finsbury Park 08.13a ~ 08.16d [P3] [US]     21.20a ~ 21.22d [P7] [DF]  
Copenhagen Jn 08/21     21/16 [DS]  
York Way North Jn 08/22     21/06  
Camden Road Central Jn 08/24     21/04  
Camden Road Jn 08/30     21/02  
Gospel Oak 08/35 [P1]     20/59 [P2]  
Kensal Green Jn 08/46     20/45  
Willesden Junction HL 08/50 [P5]     20/43 [P4]  
Acton Wells Jn 08/52     20/38  
Acton Main Line 08/54 [DR]     20C26 ~ 20C28  
Acton West 08/58 [DR]     20/25 [UR]  
Ealing Broadway 08/58 [P3] [DR]     20/22 [P4] [UR]  
Southall 09/02 [DR]     20/16 [UR]  
Heathrow Airport Jn 09/07 [DR]     20/12 [UR]  
Slough 09/17 [P4] [DR]     20/04 [P3] [UM]  
Maidenhead 09/28 [P1] [DM]     19/59 [P2] [UM]  
Twyford 09/34 [DM]     19/54 [UM]  
Kennet Bridge Jn 09/37 [DM]     19/50 [UM]  
Reading 09/40 [P8] [DR]     19/49 [P8]  
Reading West Jn 09/41 [DR]     - -
Goring & Streatley 09/49 [DR]     - -
Didcot East Jn 10/03 [DR]     - -
Didcot Parkway 10/05 [P3]     - -
Wantage Road 10/10     - -
Challow 10/13     - -
Uffington 10/15     - -
Swindon 10c25 ~ 10c42 [P3]     - -
Wootton Bassett Jn 10/50     - -
Chippenham 10/57 [P1]     - -
Thingley East Jn 10/58     - -
Thingley Jn 10/59     - -
Oxford Road Jn - -   19/47 [WL]  
Southcote Jn - -   19/45  
Newbury - -   19/32  
Bedwyn - -   19/17 [P2]  
Pewsey - -   19/07   
Woodborough - -   19/03  
Lavington - -   18/55  
Heywood Road Jn - -   18/50  
Hawkeridge Jn - -   18/47  
Trowbridge - -   18/38  
Bradford Jn - -   18/34  
Bathampton Jn 11/07     18/24  
Bath Spa 11.11a ~ 11.14d [P1]     18.17a ~ 18.20d [P2]  
North Somerset Jn 11/28     18/07  
Bristol East Jn 11/30 [DM]     18.05 [DM]  
Bristol Temple Meads 11.32a ~ 11.49d [P8]     17.49a ~ 18.02d [P8]  
Bristol West Jn 11/50 [DM]     17/45 [UM]  
Parson Street 11/51     17/41  
Worle Jn 12/03     17/29  
Weston-super-Mare 12.06a ~ 12.09d [P1]     17.22a ~ 17.25d [P2]  
Uphill Jn 12/13     17/19  
Bridgwater 12/24 [P1]     17/10 [P2]  
Cogload Jn 12/34     17/05  
Taunton 12.40a [P2] [P2]   16.57d [P2] [P2]


Associated Workings on Dean Forest Railway

G.W.R. 2-6-2T 5541 was in operation.

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Parkend -   14.50d
Norchard 13.35d   15.05a ~ 15.10d
Lydney Town 13.41a   15.16a
Lydney Junction 13.45a   15.20a

 

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Lydney Junction 14.00d   15.35d
Lydney Town 14.05d   15.40d
Norchard 14.10a ~ 14.15d   15.45a
Parkend 14.30a   -


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z23 : (67003 + tour stock) : Wembley Yard to Cambridge
5Z26 : (67003 + tour stock) : Cambridge to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 04.21d   00.18a
Harlesden Jn 04/32   00/09
Willesden West London Jn 04/34   00/08
Camden Jn 04/37   00/05
Camden Road Jn 04/44   00/02
Camden Central Jn 04/46   00/01
York Way North Jn 04/51   23/59
Copenhagen Jn 04/52   23/58
Finsbury Park 04/56   23/52
Alexandra Palace 04/59   23/50
Potters Bar 05/07   23/43
Welwyn Garden City 05/13   23/38
Woolmer Green Jn 05/16   23/34
Stevenage 05/19   23/31
Hitchin 05.23 ~ 05.24   23/27
Letchworth 05/28   23/24
Royston 05/40   23/13
Shepreth Branch Jn 05/54   23/03
Cambridge 05.59a [P1]   22.58d [P4]

5Z24 : (67003 + tour stock) : Taunton to Norton Fitzwarren WS
5Z25 : (67003 + tour stock) : Norton Fitzwarren WS to Taunton

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Taunton 12.55d [P2]   16.47a [P2]
Norton Fitzwarren WS Rwy 13.06a   16.30d


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