3rd September 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge', 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (2) (99041)+5200+5222+9104+13440+99352+13320+1666+5236+5249+5237

Route :
1Z43 : London Paddington to Kingswear
1Z44 : Kingswear to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
47746 (1) London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Hungerford - Bedwyn - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Trowbridge - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
46233 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot
47580 Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
47580 Kingswear - Paignton - Newton Abbot
46233 (1) Newton Abbot - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
47746 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes : 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 99041 was only in the consist when 46233 was on the train.
(3) This tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled from Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear, and back to Exeter St Davids. However due to gauging issues 46233 was removed from the train at Newton Abbot, and ran to Plymouth Laira for turning.


47746 parked in the Middle Spur Sidings at Bristol Temple Meads, awaiting
the return leg of the tour (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.09d [P9] 07.09 23.13a [P1] 23.15
Ladbroke Grove 07/12 07/11 23/08 23/11
Acton West 07/16 07/15 23/05 23/08
Southall 07/22 [P3] 07/22 23/02 [P2] 23/05
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/27 07/27 23/01 23/03
Slough 07.35a ~ 07.38d [P4] 07.35 ~ ? 22.47a ~ 22.51d [P5] 22.52 ~ 22.55
Maidenhead 07/45 [P3] 07/45 22/40 [P4] 22/45
Twyford 07/52 [P3] 07/52 22/34 [P4] 22/38
Kennet Bridge Jn 08/01 07/58 22/30 22/33
Reading 08.03a ~ 08.10d [P7] 08.00 ~ 08.11 22.24a ~ 22.28d [P13] 22.28 ~ 22.32
Oxford Road Jn 08/15 08/13 22/20 22/26
Southcote Jn 08/17 08/16 22/19 22/24
Theale 08/20 ? 22/16 ?
Newbury 08/32 08/29 22/06 22/12
Hungerford 08.41a ~ 08.44d 08.37 ~ 08.44 21.53a ~ 21.57d 22.00 ~ 22.04
Bedwyn 08/51 08/50 21/48 21/55
Woodborough 09/02 09/00 21/37 21/42
Lavington 09/09 09/06 21/28 21/35
Heywood Road Jn 09/16 09/14 21/21 21/29
Hawkeridge Jn 09/19 09/19 21/18 21/27
Trowbridge 09/24 [P1] 09/25 21/13 [P2] 21/20
Bradford Jn 09/26 09/26 21/11 21/19
Bathampton Jn 09/37 09/38 21/01 21/00
Bath Spa 09/40 [P1] 09/44 20/57 [P2] 20/56
North Somerset Jn 09/51 09/55 20/46 20/45
Bristol East Jn 09/54 09/56 20/45 20/44
Bristol Temple Meads 09L56a ~ 10L22d [P6] 09.57 ~ 10.21 [P6] 20L14a ~ 20L44d [P5] 20.16 ~ 20.42 [P5]
Bristol West Jn 10/24 10/24 20/12 20/15
Parson Street 10/25 10/28 20/09 20/12
Yatton 10/37 [P1] 10/39 19/56 [P2] 20/02
Worle Jn 10/43 10/45 19/50 19/58
Uphill Jn 10/46 10/48 19/47 19/56
Bridgwater 10/57 [P1] 11/00 19/34 [P2] 19/44
Cogload Jn 11/04 11/08 19/28 19/38
Taunton 11w10a ~ 11w27d [P2] 11.18 ~ 11.39 19w10a ~ 19w22d [P5] 19.15 ~ 19.32
Norton Fitzwarren 11/30 11/43 19/07 19/12
Whiteball 11/45 11/52 18/58 19/05
Tiverton Parkway 11/49 [P1] 11/55 18/53 [P2] 19/00
Tiverton Loop 11*52 ~ 12*00 11/58? 18/51 18/58
Cowley Bridge Jn 12/14 12/10 18/36 18/43
Exeter St Davids 12.17a ~ 12.19d [P4] 12.12 ~ 12.18 18.30a ~ 18.33d [P5] 18.36 ~ 18.39 [P5]
Dawlish Warren 12/31 [DT] 12/32 18*08 ~ 18*16 18/25?
Dawlish 12/33 12/34 [P1] 18/05 18/21
Teignmouth 12/37 12/38 17/59 18/17
Newton Abbot 12L43a ~ 13L11d [P1] 12.48 ~ 13.18 [P1] 17L25a ~ 17L53d [P1] 17.24 ~ 18.08 [P1]
Newton Abbot West Jn 13/12 13/19 17/24 17/23
Paignton 13.28a ~ 13.33d [P1] 13.33 ~ 13.40 17.05a ~ 17.09d [P2] 17.07 ~ 17.12
Paignton GF 13.35 ~ 13.40 ? 16.47 ~ 17.02 ?
Kingswear 14.10a ? 16.12d ?


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z43 : (47580 with 47746 on rear?) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z44 : (47580 with 47746 on rear?) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.18d ?a
London Paddington ?a 23.36d

5Z33 : (46233 with 99041) : Newton Abbot - Plymouth - Laira T&RSMD - Newton Abbot
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked Actual
Newton Abbot 12.56d [P1] [P1]
Newton Abbot West Jn 12/57  
Dainton Tunnel 13/01  
Totnes 13/08  
Aish Crossover 13/17  
Ivybridge 13/22  
Hemerdon 13/27  
Laira Jn 13/33  
Lipson Jn 13/34  
Plymouth 13.39a ~ 14.30d [P8]
Lipson Jn 14/34  
Mount Gould Jn 14.38 ~ 14.58  
Laira T&RSMD 15.08a ~ 16.04d  
Laira Jn 16/11  
Hemerdon 16/20  
Ivybridge 16/27  
Aish Crossover 16/32  
Totnes 16/40  
Dainton Tunnel 16/46  
Newton Abbot West Jn 16/56  
Newton Abbot 16.58 ~ 17.02  
Hackney Yard 17.06 ~ 17.40  
Newton Abbot 17.43a [P1] [P1]


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