24th September 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Tour cancelled, due to unavailable steam loco.

Route :

Advertised Loco(s) Advertised Route
Diesel Loco Banbury - Oxford - Radley - Didcot North Jn - Foxhall Jn - Swindon - Chippenham - Melksham - Westbury
steam: 34046 'Braunton' Westbury - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
steam: 34046 'Braunton' Kingswear - (reverse of outward route?) - Banbury

Notes :
(1) This tour was advertised on the Steam Dreams website as being Diesel hauled between Banbury and the 'West Country' on the outward leg only and steam hauled for the remainder of the tour. However the Steam Dreams brochure advertised it as being Diesel hauled between Banbury and the 'West Country' in both directions.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Steam Dreams website)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Banbury 06.15d 22.40a
Radley 06.50d 22.00a
Swindon 07.30d 20.50a
Chippenham 08.00d 20.25a
Melksham 08.15d 20.15a
Westbury ? ?
Taunton 10.30d 19.30d
Exeter St Davids 11.50a 18.00d
Paignton 12.45a 17.05d
Kingswear 13.45d 16.30d

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