3rd September 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47760 & steam: 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (2) (99041)+5249+99352+99348+1666+5236+5237+13440+9104+5216+5222

Route :
1Z62 : Rugby to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z63 : Bristol Temple Meads to Rugby

Loco(s) Route
46233 (3) Rugby - Long Buckby - Northampton - Hanslope Jn - Milton Keynes Central - Bletchley - Watford Junction - Wembley Central - Sudbury Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Acton Canal Wharf - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall
47760 Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Trowbridge - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
47760 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Chippenham - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - (reverse of outward route) - Rugby

Notes : 
(1) This tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled by 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland' Rugby - Bristol - Willesden. However 46233 was removed from the train at Southall on the outward leg due to loading gauge issues. 
(2) 99041 was only in the consist when 46233 was on the train.
(3) 47760 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Rugby 07.16d [P6] 07.18 [P6]   22.33a [P2] 22.37
Hillmorton Jn 07/19 07/23   22/31 22/34
Daventry North Jn 07/23 07/26   22/27 22/31
Long Buckby 07/29 07/31   22/21 22/24
Northampton 07.42a ~ 07.46d [P1] 07.47 ~ 07.47 [P1]   21.58a ~ 22.06d [P2] 21.59 ~ 22.08
Hanslope Jn 08/00 [US] 08/04   21/47 [DS] 21/44
Milton Keynes Central 08.11a ~ 08.16d [P1] [US] 08.11 ~ 08.16 [P1]   21.37a ~ 21.40d [P3] [DS] 21.29 ~ 21.36
Bletchley 08/21 [P4] [US] 08/23 [P4] [US]   21/32 [P3] [DS] 21/22
Ledburn Jn 08/31 [US] 08/35   21/22 [DS] 21/11
Tring 08/39 [P5] [US] 08/40   21/13 [P3] [DS] 21/04
Bourne End Jn 08/46 [US] 08/45   21/04 [DS] 20/59
Watford Junction 08.56a ~ 08.59d [P9] [US] 08.57 ~ 09.02 [P9] [US]   20.49a ~ 20.52d [P8] [DS] 20.47 ~ 20.51
Harrow & Wealdstone 09/06 [P6] [US] 09/10   20/43 [DS] 20/39
Wembley Central 09/11 09/14   20/39 [DS] 20/35
Sudbury Jn 09/14 09/17   20/37 20/33
Wembley Yard South Jn 09/16 [DWR]   20/36 ?
Willesden No.7 Jn 09.20 ~ 09.43 ?   20/32 ?
Acton Canal Wharf 09/47 09/25   20/29 ?
Acton Wells Jn 09/49 09/27   20/26 20/24
Acton Main Line 09/54 [DR] 09/36 [P3]   20/24 20/20
West Ealing 09/59 ?   20/17 [UR] ?
Hanwell Bridge Loop - -   19L44 ~ 20L13 19.43 ~ 20.12
Southall East Jn 10/03 09/52   19/42 19/43
Southall 10/04 [DR] ??L?? ~ ??L?? [SWL]   19/41 [UR] 19/42
Southall West Jn 10/05 10/43   19/39 19/39
Heathrow Airport Jn 10/06 [DR] 10/47   19/36 [UR] 19/38
Slough 10.14a ~ 10.18d [P4] [DR] 10.55 ~ 10.56   19.22a ~ 19.26d [P5] [UR] 19.27 ~ 19.30
Maidenhead 10/26 [P3] [DR] 11/03   19/16 [P4] [UR] 19/20
Twyford 10/33 [P3] [DR] 11/10   19/09 [P4] [UR] 19/13
Kennet Bridge Jn 10/40 [DR] 11/14   19/05 [UR] 19/07
Reading 10/42 [P12] 11/16   19/03 [P13] 19/06

 

Location Booked Actual
Oxford Road Jn 10/44 11/18
Southcote Jn 10/46 11/20
Newbury Racecourse 11/03 11/32
Newbury 11w06 ~ 11w24 [P1] 11/33
Bedwyn 11/41 [P1] 11/45
Woodborough 11/54 11/54
Lavington 12/03 12/00
Heywood Road Jn 12/11 12/07
Hawkeridge Jn 12/17 12/21
Trowbridge 12/23 12/27
Bradford Jn 12/26 12/30
Bathampton Jn 12/40 12/43
Bath Spa 12.45a ~ 12.49d [P1] 12.47 ~ 12.52
North Somerset Jn 13/04 ?
Bristol East Jn 13/07 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 13.08a [P10] ~ 16.34d [P15] 13.05 ~ 16.34
Bristol East Jn 16/36 16/36
North Somerset Jn 16/37 16/37
Bath Spa 16.52a ~ 16.57d [P2] 16.48 ~ 16.56
Bathampton Jn 17/02 17/01
Thingley East Jn 17/12 17/10
Chippenham 17/14 [P2] 17/12
Wootton Bassett Jn  17/26 17/25
Swindon 17*35 ~ 17*45 [UM] 17.34 ~ 17.45
Uffington 17/57 17/57
Challow 17/59 17/58
Wantage Road 18/03 18/02
Steventon 18/10 [UR] 18/06
Milton Jn 18w13 ~ 18w38 ? ~ 18.35
Foxhall Jn 18/42 18/39
Didcot Parkway 18/45 [P4] [UR] 18/44
Didcot East Jn 18/46 [UR] 18/47
Goring & Streatley 18/52 [UR] 18/56
Reading West Jn 19/01 [UR] 19/04

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z62 : (47760 + tour stock) Southall to Rugby Sig.RN4184
5Z62 : (46233 with 47760 on rear) Rugby Sig.RN4184 to Rugby
5Z64 : (47760 + tour stock) Rugby to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 03.26d ?
Southall Yard 03.33 ~ 03.43  
Southall East Jn 03/44  
West Ealing 03/47  
Acton West 03/55  
Acton Main Line 03/56  
Acton Wells Jn 03/58  
Acton Canal Wharf 04/00  
Willesden No.7 Jn 04/03  
Wembley Yard South Jn 04/05  
Sudbury Jn 04/07  
Wembley Central 04/09  
Harrow & Wealdstone 04/14  
Watford Junction 04/19  
Bourne End Jn 04/27  
Tring 04/32  
Ledburn Jn 04/39  
Bletchley 04/46  
Milton Keynes Central 04/52  
Hanslope Jn 04/58  
Northampton 05.10 ~ 05.20  
Long Buckby 05/32  
Daventry North Jn 05/42  
Hillmorton Jn 05/45  
Rugby 05.48 ~ 05.49  
Rugby Sig.RN4184 05.53 ~ 07.00  
Rugby 07.04a [P6] 22.53d

5Z63 : (47760) Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol West Jn
5Z63 : (47760) Bristol West Jn to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 13.17d [P10] 16.27a [P15]
Bristol West 13.19a 16.25d

5Z36 : (46233 with 99041) Bristol West Jn -St Phillips Marsh - Bristol Barton Hill - Bristol West Jn
(loco turning trip) (cancelled)

Location Booked
Bristol West Jn 14.13d
St Phillips Marsh Depot 14/25
North Somerset Jn 14/42
Bristol Temple Meads 14.48 ~ ?
Bristol Barton Hill 14.54 ~ 16.03
Bristol Temple Meads 16/08
Bristol West Jn 16.10a

5Z65 : (46233 with 99041) Hanwell Bridge Loop to Southall
(cancelled)

Location Booked
Hanwell Bridge Loop 20.35d
Southall East Jn ?
Southall Yard 20.38 ~ 20.43
Southall Depot 20.53a


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