1st March 2017

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
The Saint David

Loco Used steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 35469+3098+3121+1651+3097+3149+3123+1832+4991+4949+21249

Route : 
1Z63 : London Paddington to Cardiff Central
1Z65 : Cardiff Central to London Paddington

Loco Route
60163 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Chippenham - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Dr Day's Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central
60163 Cardiff Central - Newport  - Severn Tunnel Jn - Chepstow - Lydney - Gloucester - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) The outward route was originally advertised via Bristol Parkway.
(2) David Lodwick comments: A 48 minute late departure from Paddington, was due to 'Tornado' being delayed getting to Hanwell Bridge Loop, by a failed freight train. The 28 minute late arrival at Swindon, turned into a 52 minute late departure. Due to concern about the time given to turn 'Tornado' on the Penarth Curve, it instead went to Newport to turn. A return departure time of 17.05 was arranged, however we left at 17.14. I left at Reading 30 minutes late, and a 23 minute late arrival into Paddington.


60163 on arrival at Cardiff Central (photo: David Lodwick)

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 09.30d [P11] 10.18   21.06a [P11] 21.29
Royal Oak Jn 09/30 [L5] 10/20   21/04 21/27
Portobello Jn 09/32 [L5] 10/21   21/02 [L6] 21/26
Ladbroke Grove 09/33 [DR] 10/21   21/01 [L6] 21/25
Acton West 09/37 [DR] 10/26   20/54 [UR] 21/20
West Ealing 09/40 ?   20/51 [UR] 21/17
Southall 09/46 [DR] 10/31   20/47 [UR] 21/13
Heathrow Airport Jn 09/50 [DR] 10/33   20/42 [UR] 21/11
Slough 10.01a ~ 10.03d [P4] [DR] 10.40 ~ 10.42   20.28a ~ 20.30d [P5] [UR] 20.57 ~ 21.00
Maidenhead 10/08 [P3] [DR] 10/49   20/18 [P4] [UR] 20/48
Twyford 10/16 [P3] [DR] 10/56   20/09 [P4] [UR] 20/39
Kennet Bridge Jn 10/23 [DR] 11/00   20/05 [UR] 20/34
Reading 10.25a ~ 10.28d [P12] [DR] 11.03 ~ 11.06   19*54 ~ 20*02 [P15] 20.29 ~ 20.32
Reading West Jn 10/32 [DR] 11/09   19/48 [UPL] 20/27
Tilehurst East Jn 10/39 [DR-DM] ?   19/46 ?
Goring & Streatley 10/44 [P1] [DM] 11/16   19/38 [UR] 20/19
Didcot East Jn 10/51 11/23   19/31 [UR] 20/08
Didcot Parkway 10/52 [P1] 11/24   19*17 ~ 19*28 [P4] 20.07 ~ 20.08
Foxhall Jn 10/52 11/24   19/14 [UR] 20/06
Steventon 10/55 11/26   19/11 [UR] 20/02
Wantage Road 10/59 11/29   18w53 ~ 19w05 [UR] 19.31 ~ 19.56
Challow 11*03 ~ 11*08 [DR] ? ~ 11.36   18/48 19/25
Uffington 11/11 11/39   18/45 19/23
Swindon 11.23a ~ 11.32d [P3] 11.50 ~ 12.24   18.28a ~ 18.33d [P1] 19.07 ~ 19.10

 

Location Booked Actual
Wootton Bassett Jn 11/40 12/32
Chippenham 11/50 [P1] 12/41
Thingley East Jn 11/52 12/42
Thingley Jn 11/53 12/43
Bathampton Jn 12/03 12/49
Bath Spa 12/06 [P1] 12/53
Bristol East Depot 12w20 ~ 12w33 [DGL] ?
North Somerset Jn 12/37 13/19
Dr Day's Jn 12/45 13/21
Narroways Hill Jn 12/47 13/25
Filton Abbey Wood 12/52 13/29
Patchway 12/54 [P2] 13/32
Pilning 12/59 [P2] 13/36
Severn Tunnel East 13/00 13/38
Severn Tunnel West 13/06 13/42
Severn Tunnel Junction 13/07 [P3] [DR] 13/44
Llanwern West Jn 13/18 [DR] 13/51
Maindee West Jn 13/26 [DR] 13/54
Newport 13/28 [DR] 13/55
Ebbw Jn 13/31 [DR] 13/57
Marshfield 13/37 [DR] 14/01
Long Dyke Jn 13/46 [E] ?
Cardiff Central 13.53a [P3] ~ 16.31d [P3] 14.08 [P3] ~ 17.14 [P3]
Long Dyke Jn 16/34 [D] ?
Marshfield 16/42 [UR] 17/25
Ebbw Jn 16/46 [UR] 17/29
Gaer Jn 16/48 [UR-UM] ?
Newport 16/50 [P3] [UM] 17/31
Maindee West Jn 16/51 [UM] 17/33
Llanwern West Jn 16/53 [UM] 17/36
Severn Tunnel Junction 17/00 [P2] 17/43
Chepstow 17/08 [P2] 17/50
Lydney 17/17 17/58
Awre Jn 17/22 18/03
Gloucester 17/39 [UM] 18/18
Horton Road Jn 17/40 18/20
Gloucester Yard Jn 17/42 18/21
Standish Jn 17/49 18/29
Stroud 17/54 18/38
St Mary's L.C. 17/58 18/39
Kemble 18/09 [P1] 18/52
Swindon Loco Yard 18/23 ?

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z62 : (Cl.67?) : Eastleigh Arlington to Hanwell Bridge Loop
5Z68 : (Cl.67?) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Eastleigh Arlington 05.41d 00.47a
Eastleigh 05/46 00/42
Winchester 05/54 00/20
Wallers Ash Loop 06/02 23*59 ~ 00*14
Worting Jn 06/14 23/44
Basingstoke 06/17 23/39
Bramley 06/28 23/32
Southcote Jn 06/40 23/23
Oxford Road Jn 06/42 23/21
Reading 06c45 ~ 06c47 23c16 ~ 23c18
Kennet Bridge Jn 06/50 23/14
Twyford 06/54 23/08
Maidenhead 06/59 23/00
Slough 07/03 22/49
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/13 22/40
Southall 07/17 22/37
Southall East Jn 07/18 22/36
Hanwell Bridge Loop 07.20a 22.33d

5Z61 : (60163 with 21249) : Stewarts Lane T&RSMD to Hanwell Bridge Loop
5Z67 : (60163 with 21249) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Stewarts Lane T&RSMD

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Stewarts Lane T&RSMD 06.45d 23.48a
Stewarts Lane Jn 06/55 23/42
Battersea Loop 06.58 ~ 07.18 23.17 ~ 23.39
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/21 23/14
Longhedge Jn 07/24 23/07
Latchmere Jn 07/26 23/05
Kensington Olympia 07/33 22/55
North Pole Jn 07/37 22/51
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/39 22/49
Willesden SW Sidings 07*43 ~ 07*54 22*17 ~ 22*43
Acton Wells Jn 07/57 22/14
Acton Main Line 08/00 22/11
Acton West 08/02 22/08
Hanwell 08/05 22/03
Hanwell Bridge Loop 08.09a 22.01d

5Z63 : (67022 + 67029 with 60163 on rear) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to London Paddington
5Z66 : (Cl.67? with 60163 on rear) : London Paddington to Hanwell Bridge Loop

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Hanwell Bridge Loop 08.50d 21.51a
Hanwell 08/52 21/48
West Ealing 08/54 21/46
Acton West 08/57 21/43
Ladbroke Grove 09/03 21/38
London Paddington 09.08a [P11] 21.35d [P11]

5Z64 : (60163) : Cardiff Central to Cardiff Canton Sidings
5Z65 : (60163) : Cardiff Canton Sidings to Cardiff Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 14.01d [P3] 16.23a [P3]
Cardiff Canton Sidings 14.11a 16.18d

0Z65 : (60163) : Canton Sidings - Ninian Park - Cadoxton - Cardiff Central - Canton Sidings
(Loco turning trip) (cancelled)

Location Booked
Cardiff Canton Sidings 14.34d
Penarth Curve North Jn 14/38
Ninian Park 14.40 ~ 14.41
Penarth Curve North Jn 14/42
Penarth Curve South Jn 14/46
Cogan Jn 14*52 ~ 14*58
Cadoxton 15.07 ~ 15.15
Cogan Jn 15/25
Penarth Curve South Jn 15/29
Cardiff Central 15.32 ~ 15.34 [P7]
Cardiff Canton Sidings 15.39a


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