26th November 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Bath Christmas Market

Locos Used 47832 & steam: 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
Stock Used (3) (35517)+99125+99712+99121+3143+99127+99122+1861+4973+5032+99304

Route :
1Z87 : Poole to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z88 : Bristol Temple Meads to Poole

Loco(s) Route
47832 Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - St Denys - Eastleigh - Chandlers Ford - Romsey - Dean - Salisbury - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
45407 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Poole

Notes :
(1) 47832 on rear.
(2) This tour was originally advertised to be worked by 34067 'Tangmere' throughout. 
(3) 35517 was only in the consist when 45407 was in the train.

Sources : David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett (both on the tour) & Nigel Benning

Photo Review


47832 at Salisbury on the outward leg (photo: Nick Bartlett)


45407 at Bristol Temple Meads on the return leg (photo: David Lodwick)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Poole 06.50d [P1] 06.50   22.07a [P2] 22.03
Branksome 06/58 [P1] 06/56   22/01 [P2] 21/58
Bournemouth 07.03a ~ 07.10d [P2] 07.01 ~ 07.07 [P2]   21.50a ~ 21.54d [P3] 21.48 ~ 21.51 [P3/4]
Christchurch 07/16 [P1] 07.16 ~ 07.19 [P1]   21/44 [P2] ?
Brockenhurst 07.36a ~ 07.53d [P1] 07.36 ~ 07.53 [P1]   21.24a ~ 21.28d [P3] 21.26 ~ 21.28 [P3]
Redbridge 08/07 [P1] 08/08 [P1]   21/10 [P2] 21/11 [P2]
Southampton Central 08.18a ~ 08.20d [UF] [P1] 08.18 ~ 08.22 [US] [P1]   20.58a ~ 21.04d [P4] [DF] 21.03 ~ 21.06 [P4] [DF]
Northam Jn 08/23 [UF] 08/25 [UF]   20/55 [DF] 20/59 [DF]
St Denys 08/25 [P1] 08/27 [P1]   20/52 [P2] 20/57 [P2]
Eastleigh 08/31 [P1] 08/33 [US] [P1]   20/43 [P2] 20.37 ~ 20.51 [P2]
Eastleigh East Jn 08/33 08/35   20/41 20/33
Chandlers Ford 08/36 08/38   ? 20/31
Romsey Sig. E882 - -   20*16 ~ 20*20 20.18 ~ 20.22
Romsey 08/46 [P2] 08/44 [P2]   20/14 [P1] 20/15 [P1]
Dean 08/55 08/52 [P2]   20/01 20/01 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 09/05 09/02   19/48 19/50
Salisbury 09w08a ~ 09w30d [P4] 09.05 ~ 09.30 [P4]   19w07a ~ 19w44d [P4] 19w07 ~ 19w45 [P4]
Wilton Jn 09/33 09/34   18/59 18/56
Wishford 09/38 09/38   18/54 18/52
Wylye LC 09/42 09/44   18/50 18/46
Upton Lovell 09/47 09/49   18/41 18/41
Warminster 09/52 09/53 [P1]   18/35 18/35 [P2]
Westbury 10*05 ~ 10*15 [P3] 10.07 ~ 10.18 [P2]   18/24 [P1] 18/28 [P1]
Trowbridge 10/23 10/25 [P1]   18/16 18/20 [P2]
Bradford Jn 10/25 10/27   18/14 18/16
Bathampton Jn 10/39 10/41   18/02 18/03
Bath Spa 10.43a ~ 10.47d [P1] 10.44 ~ 10.48 [P1]   17.53a ~ 17.57d [P2] 17.54 ~ 17.59 [P2]
North Somerset Jn 11/02 11/00   17/39 17/40
Bristol East Jn 11/03 [DM] 11.01 ~ 11.02   17/38 [UM] 17/39
Bristol Temple Meads 11.05a [P10] 11.05 [P10]   17.36d [P11] 17.36 [P11]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

25/11/15 :
5Z85 : (47832 + tour stock) : Southall to Swanage

Location Booked
Southall Depot 09.35d
Southall 09.45 ~ 09.56
Southall East Jn 09/58
Hanwell Bridge Loop 10*00 ~ 10*19
West Ealing 10/23
Acton Main Line 10/30
Acton Wells Jn 10/33
Willesden SW Sidings 10*36 ~ 11*04
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/09
North Pole Jn 11/11
Kensington Olympia 11/15
Latchmere Jn 11/25
Clapham Junction 11/28
Barnes 11/38
Brentford 11/44
Hounslow 11/51
Feltham Jn 11/53
Feltham 11/56
Staines 12/02
Virginia Water 12/10
Byfleet & New Haw 12/22
Woking 12/34
Farnborough Main 12/49
Basingstoke 13/19
Worting Jn 13/26
Wallers Ash 13*38 ~ 14*31 [DPL]
Winchester 14/37
Eastleigh 14/45
Southampton Central 14c57 ~ 14c58
Brockenhurst 15/14
Bournemouth 15/31
Poole 15/44
Wareham 15t56 ~ 15t58
Worgret Jn 16/02
Norden Gates 16.31 ~ 16.34
Corfe Castle 16t36 ~ 16t37
Harmans Cross 16/41
Swanage 16.58a

26/11/15 : 
5Z86 : (47832 + tour stock) : Swanage to Poole
5Z89 : (45407 with 47832 on rear) : Poole to Swanage

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Swanage 05.30d 23.17a
Harmans Cross 05/40 23/07
Corfe Castle 05t48 ~ 05t49 23/02
Norden Gates 05/51 23/00
Worgret Jn 06/25 22/34
Wareham 06t30 ~ 06t32 22t28 ~ 22t30
Poole 06.45a [P1] 22.15d [P2]

5Z87 : (47832 + tour stock) : Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol West Jn
5Z87 : (45407 with 47832 on rear) : Bristol West Jn to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 11.20d [P10] 17.18a [P11]
Bristol West Jn 11.23a 17.15d

5Z88 : (45407 with 35517) : Bristol Philips Marsh Depot to Bristol West Jn

Location Booked
Bristol Philips Marsh Depot 16.30d
North Somerset Jn 16/40
Bristol East Jn 16/42
Bristol Temple Meads 16.44 ~ 16.46
Bristol West Jn 16.48a

27/11/15 :
5Z90 : (47832 with 45407 on rear) : Swanage to Bristol Kingsland Road
(Reported approx 2 hours late start, due to problems with 47832)

Location Booked
Swanage 12.10
Harmans Cross 12/20
Corfe Castle 12t25 ~ 12t27
Norden Gates 12/29
Worgret Jn 12/58
Wareham 13t05~ 13t07
Poole 13/18
Bournemouth 13/28
Brockenhurst 13/50
Redbridge 14/04
Southampton [Goods Loop] 14*08 ~ 14*49
Southampton Central 14/51
Northam Jn 14/54
St Denys 15/07
Eastleigh 15.15 ~ 15.21
Chandlers Ford 15/24
Romsey 15/36
Dean 15/47
Tunnel Jn 15/59
Salisbury 16.03 ~ 16.18
Wilton Jn 16/23
Warminster 16/45
Westbury 16/52
Bradford Jn 17/00
Bathampton Jn 17/13
Bath Spa 17/17
Bath [Goods Loop] 17*20 ~ 18*02
North Somerset Jn 17.58 ~ 18.02
Bristol Kingsland Road 18.07a


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