3rd October 2015

Vintage Trains
The Cotswold Explorer

Loco Used 47773
Stock Used 35470+99353+99361+99349+5198+5212+9101

Route :
1Z95 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Oxford
1Z96 : Oxford to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco Route
47773 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Kemble - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes :
(1) 47773 replaced failed 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall'.


47773 propels 5Z96 out of Oxford (photo: Al Wallace)

Source : Al Wallace (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 07.24d 07.21
Small Heath South Jn 07/31 07/27
Birmingham Moor Street 07.39a ~ 07.44d [P2] 07.36 ~ 07.44
Birmingham Snow Hill 07.48a ~ 07.59d [P1] 07.46 ~ 07.59
Jewellery Quarter 08/03 [P1] 08/01
Smethwick Galton Bridge 08/07 [P1] 08/07
Smethwick Jn 08/08 08/08
Rowley Regis 08/13 08/14
Stourbridge Junction 08.24a ~ 08.28d [P3] 08.23 ~ 08.28
Blakedown 08/35 08/33
Kidderminster 08/39 [P2] 08/36
Hartlebury 08/43 08/40
Droitwich Spa 08/51 08/49
Tunnel Jn 09/04 09/05
Worcester Shrub Hill 09w06a ~ 09w19d [P2] 09.07 ~ 09.20
Norton Jn 09/26 09/25
Abbotswood Jn 09/27 09/27
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 09/38 [P2] 09/39
Cheltenham Spa 09/47 [P1] 09/46
Barnwood Jn 09/53 09/53
Gloucester Yard Jn 09.55 ~ 10.01 ?.??? ~ 09.59
Standish Jn 10/10 10/07
St Mary's LC 10/20 10/17
Kemble 10/30 [P1] 10/25
Loco Yard Jn 10/45 10/39
Swindon 10/48 [P1] 10/43
Uffington 10/59 10/58
Challow 11/02 11/00
Wantage Road 11/06 11/04
Foxhall Jn 11/15 11/10
Didcot North Jn 11/30 11/31
Kennington Jn 11/38 11/39
Oxford U&DPL 11.42 ~ 11.46 11/54?
Oxford 11.48a [P1] ~ 15.54d [P1] 11.51 ~ 15.54
Oxford North Jn 15*58 ~ 16*43 [DPL] 15.58 ~ 16.45
Wolvercote Jn 16/48 16/50
Charlbury 17/02 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 17/06 [P1] 17/05
Moreton-in-Marsh 17/20 [P1] 17/17
Honeybourne 17/30 [P1] ?
Evesham 17/39 17/36
Norton Jn 17/51 17/49
Worcester Shrub Hill 17.58a ~ 18.01d [P1] 17.58 ~ 18.01
Tunnel Jn 18/03 18/02
Droitwich Spa 18/10 18/08
Hartlebury 18/16 18/15
Kidderminster 18/21 [P1] 18/19
Blakedown 18/26 18/22
Stourbridge Junction 18.32a ~ 18.36d [P2] 18.29 ~ 18.35
Rowley Regis 18/47 18/45
Smethwick Jn 18/51 18/50
Smethwick Galton Bridge 18/52 [P2] 18/51
Jewellery Quarter 18/57 [P2] 18/56
Birmingham Snow Hill 19.03a ~ 19.05d [P3] 19.00 ~ 19.07
Birmingham Moor Street 19.07a ~ 19.09d [P1] 19.09 ~ 19.10
Small Heath South Jn 19/15 19/16
Tyseley Warwick Road 19.22a 19.21?


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