24th November 2016

Railway Touring Company
The Bath Christmas Market

Locos Used 47802 & steam: 44871 & 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
Stock Used (3) (35508+35517)+3058+1961+99371+3136+99127+99125+1861+4973+99723

Route :
1Z87 : Poole to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z88 : Bristol Temple Meads to Poole

Loco(s) Route
44871 + 45407 (1) Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - St Denys - Eastleigh - Chandlers Ford - Romsey - Dean - Salisbury - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
44871 + 45407 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Salisbury
47802 Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - Poole

Notes :
(1) 47802 on rear.
(2) This tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled throughout. 
(3) 35508 + 35517 were only in the consist when 44871 + 45407 were on the train.

Sources : David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett (both on the tour) & Nigel Benning

Photo Review


47802 on the rear at Bristol Temple Meads (photo: Nick Bartlett)


44871 + 45407 at Salisbury on the return leg (photo: David Lodwick)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Poole 06.50d [P1] 07.04   22.05a [P2] 22.09
Branksome 06/58 [P1] 07/11   21/59 [P2] 22/03
Bournemouth 07.03a ~ 07.10d [P2] 07.15 ~ 07.17 [P2]   21.48a ~ 21.52d [P3] 21.57 ~ 21.59
Brockenhurst 07.36a ~ 07.53d [P1] 07.43 ~ 07.57 [P1]   21.21a ~ 21.25d [P3] 21.14 ~ 21.30 [P3]
Redbridge 08/07 [P1] 08/11 [P1]   21/07 [P2] 21/02 [P2]
Southampton Central 08.18a ~ 08.20d [UF] [P1] 08.18 ~ 08.21 [P1]   20.58a ~ 21.04d [P4] [DF] 20.46 ~ 20.51 [P3] [DS]
Northam Jn 08/23 [UF] 08/24 [UF]   20/55 [DF] 20/44 [DF]
St Denys 08/25 [P1] 08/26 [P1]   20/52 [P2] 20/42 [P2]
Eastleigh 08/31 [P1] 08/32 [US] [P1]   20/43 [DF] 20/35 [DF]
Eastleigh East Jn 08/33 08/35   20/41 20.28 ~ 20.33
Chandlers Ford 08/36 08/38   ? 20/24
Romsey Sig. E882 - -   20*16 ~ 20*20 20.12 ~ 20.17
Romsey 08/46 [P2] 08/46 [P2]   20/14 [P1] 20/10 [P1]
Dean 08/55 [P2] 08/57 [P2]   19/59 [P1] 19/58 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 09/05 09/07   19/48 19/48
Salisbury 09w08a ~ 09w27d [P4] 09.10 ~ 09.30 [P4]   19w07a ~ 19w44d [P4] 19L02 ~ 19L44 [P4]
Wilton Jn 09/30 09/35   18/59 18/54
Wishford 09/35 09/38   18/54 18/50
Wylye LC 09/39 09/44   18/50 18/44
Upton Lovell 09/44 09/50   18/41 ?
Warminster 09/49 [P1] 09/55   18/35 [P2] ?
Westbury 10*05 ~ 10*15 [P3] 10/12 [P1]   18/26 [P1] 18/26 [P1]
Trowbridge 10/23 [P1] 10/17 [P1]   18/17 [P2] 18/20 [P2]
Bradford Jn 10/26 10/18   18/14 18/15
Bathampton Jn 10/39 10/31   18/02 18/01
Bath Spa 10.43a ~ 10.47d [P1] 10.34 ~ 10.40 [P1]   17.53a ~ 17.57d [P2] 17.53 ~ 17.57 [P2]
North Somerset Jn 11/02 10/54   17/39 17/39
Bristol East Jn 11/03 [DM] 10/55   17/38 [UM] 17/38
Bristol Temple Meads 11.05a [P10] 10.56 [P10]   17.36d [P11] 17.36 [P5]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

23/11/16 :
5Z85 : (47802 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Southall to Swanage

Location Booked
Southall Depot 11.20d
Southall Yard 11.30 ~ 11.34
Southall West Jn 11/36
Heathrow Airport Jn 11/40
Slough 11/48
Maidenhead 11/57
Twyford 12/06
Kennet Bridge Loop 12*13 ~ 12*52
Kennet Bridge Jn 12/53
Reading 12.56 ~ 12.57
Oxford Road Jn 13.01 ~ 13.03
Southcote Jn 13/06
Bramley 13/17
Basingstoke 13/23
Worting Jn 13/27
Wallers Ash [DPL] 13*42 ~ 13*47
Winchester 13/56
Eastleigh 14/06
Southampton Central 14/27
Brockenhurst 15/22
Bournemouth 15/47
Poole 16/03
Wareham 16t15 ~ 16t17
Worgret Jn 16/22
Furzebrook 16/30
Norden Gates 16/34
Corfe Castle 16/36
Harmans Cross 16/41
Swanage 16.51a

24/11/16 : 
5Z86 : (44871 + 45407 with 47802 on rear) : Swanage to Poole

Location Booked
Swanage 05.50d
Harmans Cross 06/00
Corfe Castle 06.06 ~ 06.09
Norden Gates 06/11
Furzebrook 06/16
Worgret Jn 06/25
Wareham 06t30 ~ 06t32
Poole 06.45a [P1]

5Z87 : (44871 + 45407 with 47802 on rear) : Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol West Jn
5Z87 : (44871 + 45407 with 47802 on rear) : Bristol West Jn to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Bristol Temple Meads 11.20d [P10] 17.18a [P11]
Bristol West Jn 11.23a 17.15d

5Z86 : (47802 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Bristol West Jn to Lawrence Hill
5Z86 : (44871 + 45407 with 47802 on rear) : Lawrence Hill to Bristol East Depot
5Z86 : (47802 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Bristol East Depot to Bristol Kingsland Road
(whole train turned)

Location Booked
Bristol West Jn 12.04d
Bristol Temple Meads 12/06
Bristol East Jn 12/08
Dr Day's Jn 12/09
Lawrence Hill 12.10 ~ 12.18
Dr Day's Jn 12/19
North Somerset Jn 12/21
Bristol East Depot [DGL] 12.24 ~ 12.30
North Somerset Jn 12/32
Bristol Kingsland Road 12.35a

5Z86 : (44871 + 45407 with 47802 on rear) : Bristol Kingsland Road to Bristol East Depot
5Z86 : (47802 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Bristol East Depot to Bristol West Jn

Location Booked
Bristol Kingsland Road 16.40d
North Somerset Jn 16/42
Bristol East Depot [DGL] 16.45 ~ 16.50
North Somerset Jn 16/52
Bristol East Jn 16/54
Bristol Temple Meads 16/56
Bristol West Jn 16.58a

5Z89 : (44871 + 45407 with 35508 + 35517) : Salisbury to Southall

Location Revised
Salisbury 19.14d [P4]
Salisbury East Yard 19.19 ~ 20.05
Tunnel Jn 20/09
Andover 20/28
Worting Jn 20/48
Basingstoke 20/52
Bramley 21/01
Southcote Jn 21/13
Oxford Road Jn 21/15
Reading 21.18 ~ 21.20
Kennet Bridge Jn 21/23
Twyford 21/28
Maidenhead 21/43
Slough 21/51
Heathrow Airport Jn 22/06
Southall West Jn 22/11
Southall Yard 22.14 ~ 22.20
Southall Depot 22.30a

5Z90 : (47802 with tour stock) : Poole to Southall

Location Booked
Poole 22.17d
Southall Depot ?a


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