14th February 2016

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
The Red Rose

Loco Used steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 21249+4927+1832+3149+3121+1651+3098+3069+3097+1691+3123+3068+35469

Route : 
1Z63 : London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z65 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
60163 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Charlbury - Morton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
60163 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Chippenham - Wootton Bassett Jn - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes: 
(1) This tour was originally advertised to be routed out via Bath and return via Kemble. However this was changed to that shown above, due to loading restrictions.
(2) The return leg was Driver Fred Lewis's final steam turn before retirement.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour from/to Reading)

Timings (Booked & actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
London Paddington 10.30d [P1] 11.07 [P1]   21.30a [P1] 21.49
Ladbroke Grove 10/33 [DM] 11/10   21/23 [UR] 21/44
Acton West 10/38 [DM] 11/14   21/16 [UR] 21/38
West Ealing 10/40 ?   21/14 [UR] ?
Southall East Jn 10/41 11/17   21/12 [UM-UR] 21/30
Southall 10/42 [DM] 11/18   21/11 [UM] 21/30
Heathrow Airport Jn 10/44 [DM] 11/20   21/08 [UM] 21/27
Dolphin Jn 10/54 [DM-DR] ?   21/02 [UR-UM] ?
Slough 10.57a ~ 11.00d [P4] [DR] 11.27 ~ 11.31   20.56a ~ 20.59d [P5] [UR] 21.12 ~ 21.16
Maidenhead 11/08 [P3] [DR] 11/38   20/49 [P4] [UR] 21/04
Twyford 11/15 [DR] 11/44   20/42 [UM-UR] 20/56
Kennet Bridge Jn 11/20 [DM] 11/47   20/37 [UM] 20/49
Reading 11.23a ~ 11.26d [P8] 11.50 ~ 11.53   20.25a ~ 20.34d [P11] 20.43 ~ 20.48
Reading High Level Jn 11/27 [DM] 11/55   20/23 [UM] 20/39
Goring & Streatley 11/37 [P1] [DM] 12/04   20/14 [P2] [UM] 20/31 [P2]
Didcot East Jn 11/44 12/12   20/05 20/25
Didcot Parkway - -   20/04 [P4] 20/25

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 11/46 12/13
Kennington Jn 11/55 12/19
Oxford 11/58 [DM] 12/22
Wolvercote Jn 12.05 ~ 12.11 12/25?
Charlbury 12w22 ~ 12w42 [P1] ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 12/45 [P1] 12/55
Moreton-in-Marsh 13/00 [P1] 13/06
Honeybourne 13/10 [P1] ?
Evesham 13/19 13/19
Pershore 13/24 ?
Norton Jn 13/29 13/32
Worcester Shrub Hill 13.35a [P1] ~ 16.25d [P1] 13.38 [P1] ~ 16.39 [P1]
Norton Jn 16/32 16/46
Abbotswood Jn 16/41 16/47
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 16/52 16/59
Cheltenham Spa 17/01 [P1] 17/05
Barnwood Jn 17/07 17/11
Gloucester Yard Jn 17/08 17/12
Standish Jn 17/14 17/17
Charfield 17/28 17/28
Yate 17/35 17/36
Westerleigh Jn 17/37 17/41
Bristol Parkway 17w44 ~ 18w16 [DGL] 17.50 ~ 18.19
Filton Abbey Wood 18/21 [P1] 18/24
Narroways Hill Jn 18/24 18/27
Dr Day's Jn 18/27 18/31
North Somerset Jn 18/36 18/35
Bath Spa 18/49 [P2] 18/49 [P2]
Bathampton Jn 18/52 18/52
Thingley East Jn 19/04 19/04
Chippenham 19/08 [P2] 19/09
Wootton Bassett Jn 19/20 19/20
Swindon 19/27 [P1] 19/27
Uffington 19/38 19/36
Challow 19/41 19/38
Wantage Road 19w46 ~ 19w56 [UR] ? ~ 20.15

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

13/02/16 : 
5Z62 : (67010?) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Southall

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 15.41d
Eastleigh 15.51 ~ 15.53
Winchester 16.07 ~ 16.09
Worting Jn 16/24
Basingstoke 16/27
Bramley 16/34
Southcote Jn 16/49
Reading 16/54
Twyford 16/59
Maidenhead 17/05
Slough 17/11
Heathrow Airport Jn 17/19
Southall West Jn 17/23
Southall Yard 17.26 ~ 17.31
Southall Depot 17.42a

14/02/16 : 
5Z63 : (67010 with 60163 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z27 : (67010? with 60163 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 09.22d 22.38a
Southall Yard 09.32 ~ 09.52 22.12 ~ 22.28
Southall East Jn 09/53 22/11
Acton West 09/58 22/06
Ladbroke Grove 10/04 22/02
London Paddington 10.09a [P1] 21.58d [P1]

5Z64 : (60163) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z65 : (60163) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill
 (servicing actually took place in Worcester Yard)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 13.39d [P1] 16.15a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 13.41a 16.12d

0Z65 : (60163 with 21249) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill - Henwick -Tunnel Jn - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip) 

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 14.02d
Worcester Shrub Hill 14.05 ~ 14.08
Worcester Foregate Street 14/13
Henwick 14.16 ~ 14.28
Worcester Foregate Street 14/30
Tunnel Jn 14.33 ~ 14.36
Worcester L.M.D. 14.41a

5Z28 : (67010?) : Southall to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked
Southall Yard 22.37d
Southall West Jn 22/40
Heathrow Airport Jn 22/42
Slough 22/51
Maidenhead 23/00
Twyford 23/07
Reading 23/13
Southcote Jn 23/18
Bramley 23/27
Basingstoke 23/37
Worting Jn 23/41
Winchester 23.56 ~ 23.58
Eastleigh 00.12 ~ 00.14
Eastleigh T&RSMD 00.24a

15/02/16 : 
5Z29 : (60163 with 21249) : Southall to Stewarts Lane T&RSMD

Location Booked
Southall Depot 13.49d
Southall Yard 13.59 ~ 14.04
Southall East Jn 14/05
Hanwell 14/08
West Ealing Loop 14*10 ~ 14*20
Acton West 14/26
Acton Main Line 14/29
Acton Wells Jn 14/39
Acton Canal Wharf 14/41
Willesden No.7 Jn 14/44
Wembley Yard 14.52 ~ 15.22
Willesden No.7 Jn 15/30
Willesden West London Jn 15/33
Mitre Bridge Jn 15/40
North Pole Jn 15/41
Kensington Olympia 15/45
Latchmere Jn 15/53
Longhedge Jn 15/55
Stewarts Lane Jn 15.56 ~ 15.59
Stewarts Lane T&RSMD 16.10a


Back to "The Railtour Files"