8th June 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cambrian Coast Express (Day 4 of 4)

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 46115 'Scots Guardsman' & 60103 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used (2) (80217) (99953)+5171+5200+9104+13440+99352+99371+13320+1666+5236+5249

Route : 1Z72 throughout

Loco(s) Route
46115 (1) Holyhead - Bangor - Llandudno Junction - Colwyn Bay - Rhyl - Chester - Crewe
60103 (1) Crewe - Nantwich - Wem - Shrewsbury - Sutton Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Cwmbran - Maindee North Jn - Maindee East Jn - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Wootton Bassett Jn - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Twyford - Maidenhead - Slough - Southall - Acton Main Line - London Paddington

Notes : 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 80217 was only in the consist when 46115 was on the train. 99953 was only in the consist when 60103 was on the train.
(3) It is reported that the tour was delayed by lineside trespassers near Hereford.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Holyhead 09.40d [P1] 09.40 [P1]
Valley 09/51 09/50
Gaerwen 10/06 ?
Llanfairpwll 10/09 ?
Menai Bridge 10/11 ?
Bangor 10.18a ~ 10.22d [P1] 10.18 ~ 10.22 [P1]
Penmaenmawr 10/34 ?
Llandudno Junction  10w44a ~ 11w29d [P1] 10.43 ~ 11.30 [P1]
Colwyn Bay 11/38 ?
Rhyl 11/51 [P1] 11/54
Holywell Jn 12/04 12/11
Rockcliffe Hall 12/13 12/19
Saltney Jn 12/25 12/27
Chester South Jn 12/27 ?
Chester 12.29a ~ 13.08d [P4] 12.31 ~ 13.08 [P4]
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB  13/22 13/21
Crewe Steel Works 13/31 13/29
Crewe 13L36a ~ 14L12d [P12] 13L39 ~ 13L55 [P12]
Crewe Gresty Lane 14/17 14/19
Nantwich 14/24 14/26
Whitchurch 14/40 ?
Prees 14/46 ?
Wem 14/49 14/57
Harlescott LC 14/58 ?
Shrewsbury 15/02 [P7] 15/10 [P7]
English Bridge Jn 15/04 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 15/06 15/12
Dorrington 15/14 15/19
Marsh Brook LC 15/26 15/30
Craven Arms 15.32 ~ 16.06 [DGL] 15.36 ~ 16.11
Bromfield 16/13 16/19
Woofferton 16/20 16/30
Leominster 16/27 16/44
Moreton-on-Lugg 16/36 17/02
Shelwick Jn 16/40 17/05
Hereford 16w44a ~ 16w56d [P1] 17.09 ~ 17.22 [P1]
Tram Inn 17/06 17/32
Pontrilas 17/12 17/42
Abergavenny 17/26 18/06
Little Mill Jn 17/35 18/15
Cwmbran 17/41 18/19
Maindee North Jn 17/50 18/28
Maindee East Jn 17/52 ?
Llanwern West Jn 17/54 18/34 [UM]
Severn Tunnel Junction 18/05 [P4] 18/41 [P4]
Severn Tunnel West 18/06 18/43
Severn Tunnel East 18/12 18/47
Pilning 18/14 18/49
Patchway 18/22 18/53
Bristol Parkway 18w26 ~ 19w13 [UPL] 18.56 ~ 19.13 [UPL]
Westerleigh Jn 19/19 19/19
Hullavington 19/33 19/31
Wootton Bassett Jn 19/45 19/40
Swindon 19/53 [UM] 19/46 [UM]
Uffington 20/04 19/56
Challow 20/07 19/57
Wantage Road 20/11 20/01
Milton Jn 20.23 ~ 20.38 ? ~ 20.38 [RL]
Foxhall Jn 20/42 20/41 [RL]
Didcot Parkway 20.45a ~ 20.52d [P4] 20/50 [P4]
Didcot East Jn 20/55 20/51 [UR]
Goring & Streatley 21/03 [P4] 20/58 [P4]
Reading West Jn 21/12 21/09
Reading 21.17a ~ 21.20d [P14] 21.17 ~ 21.22 [P14]
Kennet Bridge Jn 21/23 21/23
Twyford 21/27 [P4] 21/28 [P4] [UR]
Maidenhead 21/34 [P4] 21/41 [P4] [UR]
Slough 21/44 [P5] 21/49 [P5] [UR]
Dolphin Jn 21/47 ? [UR-UM]
Heathrow Airport Jn 21/55 22/01
Southall 21/58 22/04 [P2] [UM]
Acton West 22/03 22/07 [UM]
Acton Main Line 22/04 22/08 [P2] [UM]
Ladbroke Grove 22/10 22/12
London Paddington 22.13a [P1] 22.16 [P1]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z73 : (47580 with 60103 on rear?) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 23.03d [P1]
Ladbroke Grove 23/07
Acton West 23/11
West Ealing 23/14
Southall East Jn 23/17
Southall 23.18 ~ 23.28
Southall Depot 23.39a


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