11th September 2016

Torbay Express Ltd
The Torbay Express

Loco Used steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 21249+4998+1813+3120+3123+3066+3149+3147+1671+3121+3098+21272

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

Loco Route
60163 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
60163 Kingswear - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Frome - Clink Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes : 
(1) 60163 'Tornado' replaced unavailable 34046 'Braunton'.
(2) This was the last 'Torbay Express' for the 2016 season.


60163 passing Bradford-on-Avon at speed (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] 20.56
Bristol East Jn 08/02 [UM]  08/02   20/52 [UM] 20/55
North Somerset Jn 08/03 08/03   20/51 20/53
Bath Spa 08.18a ~ 08.22d [P2] 08.16 ~ 08.22   20.34a ~ 20.36d [P1] 20.36 ~ 20.41
Bathampton Jn 08/27 08/27   20/30 20/32
Bradford Jn 08/43 08/38   20/16 20/19
Trowbridge 08.46a ~ 08.48d [P2] 08.40 ~ 08.50   20/14 [P1] 20/14
Westbury 08.57a ~ 08.59d [P2] 08.57 ~ 09.00   19.58a ~ 20.06d [P3] 19.58 ~ 20.04
Fairwood Jn 09/04 09/03   19/52 19/52
Clink Road Jn 09/10 09/08   19/47 19/46
Frome - -   19w32 ~ 19w44 19.23 ~ 19.39
Blatchbridge Jn 09/13 09/10   19/29 19/21
East Somerset Jn 09/17 09/14   19/24 19/16
Castle Cary 09/28 [P2] 09/23   19/13 [P1] 19/08
Somerton GF 09/40 09/30   19/01 18/58
Athelney LC 09/52 09/39   18/51 18/50
Cogload Jn 09/58 09/41   18/47 18/46
Taunton 10w04 ~ 10w40 [P2] 09.46 ~ 10.39   18w28 ~ 18w41d [P5] 18.29 ~ 18.40
Norton Fitzwarren 10/43 10/43   18/25 18/27
Whiteball 10/55 10/53   18/16 18/20
Tiverton Parkway 10/58 [P1] 10/57   18/12 [P2] 18/17
Tiverton Loop 11/00 10/59   18/10 18/15
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/14 11/10   17/57 18/03
Exeter St Davids 11/15 [P4] 11/12   17/55 [P5] 18/01
Dawlish Warren 11/27 [DT] 11/22   17/43 [UT] 17/51
Dawlish 11/29 11/24   17/42 17/49
Teignmouth 11/34 11/28   17/39 17/46
Newton Abbot 11/40 [P1] 11/43   17/32 [P1] 17/40
Newton Abbot West Jn 11/40 11/54   17/31 17/39
Paignton 11.54a ~ 12.03d [P1] 12.08 ~ 12.15   17.15a ~ 17.18d [P2] 17.22 ~ 17.25
Paignton GF 12.05 ~ 12.10 ?   17.07 ~ 17.12 ?
Kingswear 12.28a ?   16.50d ?


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