3rd July 2016

Torbay Express Ltd
The Torbay Express

Loco Used steam: 46100 'Royal Scot'
Stock Used 35317+4998+4946+1813+3097+3123+3149+3147+1651+3121+3098

Route :
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear
1Z28 : Kingswear to Bristol Temple Meads

Loco Route
46100 Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
46100 Kingswear - (reverse of outward route) - Taunton - Cogload Jn - Bridgwater - Uphill Jn - Worle Jn - Yatton - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) 1Z28 lost time prior to reaching Tiverton Loop where it was recessed for a period of time. Arrival at Taunton was 44 minutes late at 19.12, but a further difficulty had arisen with a set of points at Castle Cary and eventually 1Z28 departed Taunton 86 late at 20.07 and was diverted via Bridgwater and Yatton to Bristol Temple Meads, arriving only 10 minutes late at 21.04.


46100 with 1Z27 at Bradford-on-Avon, where an unscheduled stop was made
 due to a signal check (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.00d [P7] 08.00   20.54a [P10] 21.04
Bristol East Jn 08/02 [UM]  08/02   20/52 [UM] DIV
North Somerset Jn 08/03 08/04   20/51 DIV
Bath Spa 08.18a ~ 08.22d [P2] 08.19 ~ 08.23   20.34a ~ 20.36d [P1] DIV
Bathampton Jn 08/27 08/28   20/30 DIV
Bradford Jn 08/43 08/46   20/16 DIV
Trowbridge 08.46a ~ 08.48d [P2] 08.48 ~ 08.53   20/14 [P1] DIV
Westbury 08.57a ~ 08.59d [P2] 08.59 ~ 09.03   19.58a ~ 20.06d [P3] DIV
Fairwood Jn 09/04 09/06   19/52 DIV
Clink Road Jn 09/10 09/11   19/47 DIV
Frome - -   19w32 ~ 19w44 DIV
Blatchbridge Jn 09/13 09/13   19/29 DIV
East Somerset Jn 09/17 09/17   19/24 DIV
Castle Cary 09/28 [P2] 09/25   19/13 [P1] DIV
Somerton GF 09/40 09/33   19/01 DIV
Athelney LC 09/52 09/42   18/51 DIV
Yatton - -   DIV 20/45
Worle Jn - -   DIV 20/37
Uphill Jn - -   DIV 20/33
Bridgwater - -   DIV 20/21
Cogload Jn 09/58 09/45   18/47 20/14
Taunton 10w04 ~ 10w40 [P2] 09.50 ~ 10.35   18w28 ~ 18w41d [P5] 19.12 ~ 20.07
Norton Fitzwarren 10/43 10/39   18/25 19/10
Whiteball 10/55 11/01   18/16 19/02
Tiverton Parkway 10/58 [P1] 11/13   18/12 [P2] 18/57
Tiverton Loop 11/00 11/14   18/10 ? ~ ?
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/14 11/26   17/57 18/13
Exeter St Davids 11/15 [P4] 11/29   17/55 [P5] 18/11
Dawlish Warren 11/27 [DT] 11/40   17/43 [UT] 17/58
Dawlish 11/29 11/41   17/42 17/55
Teignmouth 11/34 11/45   17/39 17/52
Newton Abbot 11/40 [P1] 11/53   17/32 [P1] 17/45
Newton Abbot West Jn 11/40 11/54   17/31 17/44
Paignton 11.54a ~ 12.03d [P1] 12.08 ~ 12.17   17.15a ~ 17.18d [P2] 17.25 ~ 17.28
Paignton GF 12.05 ~ 12.10 ?   17.07 ~ 17.12 ?
Kingswear 12.28a ?   16.50d ?


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