8th April 2017

Vintage Trains
The Moonraker

Loco Used steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
Stock Used 96100+17018+99353+99361+99349+5198+5157+5212+5191+9101+35470

Route :
1Z76 : Solihull to Salisbury
1Z77 : Salisbury to Solihull

Loco Route
5043 Solihull - Dorridge - Hatton - Warwick Parkway - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Aynho Jn - Oxford - Didcot Parkway - Reading West Jn - Southcote Jn - Bramley - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Salisbury
5043 Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - Solihull

Notes : 
(1) John Clifford comments: The break at Didcot was to allow passengers to visit the Didcot Railway Centre. The tour ran roughly to time. The slight delay leaving Salisbury, was caused by the late running 14.25 from Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo.


5043 being serviced at Salisbury (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Al Wallace & John Clifford (both on the tour)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Solihull 06.55d 06.56 20.50a 20.51
Bentley Heath LC 07/01 [UDP] 07/02 20/46 20/46
Dorridge 07.03a ~ 07.10d [P3] 07.04 ~ 07.08 20.32a ~ 20.44d [P3] [UCP] 20.34 ~ 20.43
Hatton 07/18 07/17 20/22 20/23
Warwick Parkway 07.21a ~ 07.30d [P1] 07.20 ~ 07.28 20.12a ~ 20.15d [P2] 20.12 ~ 20.17
Leamington Spa 07*42 ~ 08*03 [UM] 07.35 ~ 08.02 20/05 [DM] 20/06
Fenny Compton 08/17 08/16 19/52 19/55
Reservoir Jn 08/23 [UCV] 08/22 19/43 19/45
Banbury 08.25a ~ 08.29d [P3] 08.24 ~ 08.29 19.22a ~ 19.40d [P2] 19.20 ~ 19.41 [P2]
Depot Jn 08/30 ? 19/20 [DCV] 19/18 [DCV]
Aynho Jn 08/36 08/36 19/15 19/13
Heyford 08/41 [P1] 08/41 19/08 [P2] 19/08 [P2]
Wolvercote Jn 08/50 08/49 18/59 18/59
Oxford North Jn 08/53 08/50 18/56 18/56
Oxford 08/54 [TL] 08/53 18/55 [TL] 18/54 [TL]
Oxford U&DPL 08w57 ~ 09w19 08.54 ~ 09.23 18w24 ~ 18w52 18w26 ~ 18w52
Kennington Jn 09/22 09/26 18/21 18/21
Didcot North Jn 09/32 09/35 18/12 18/11
Didcot Parkway 09.35a ~ 10.42d [P5] 09.39 ~ 10.44 [P5] [UR] 17.58a ~ 18.08d [P3] 17.56 ~ 18.07 [P3]
Didcot East Jn 10/44 [UR] 10/46 [UR] 17/56 [DR] 17/53 [DR]
Goring & Streatley 10/53 10/55 [P4] [UR] 17/46 [DM] 17/45 [P1] [DM]
Tilehurst East Jn 11/02 ? 17/40 [DM] 17/37 [DM]
Reading West Jn 11/04 11/08 17/38 [DR] 17/34 [DR]
Oxford Road Jn 11/06 11/10 17/36 17/33
Southcote Jn 11/08 11/12 17/34 17/31
Bramley 11/18 11/22 [P1] 17/22 17/23 [P2]
Basingstoke 11/28 [P3] [DF] 11/32 [P3] [DF] 17/12 [P3] 17/17 [P3]
Worting Jn 11/32 11/37 17/08 [UF] 17/14 [UF]
Andover 11/50 [P2] 11/51 [P2] 16/48 [P1] 16/55 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 12/06 12/07 16/29 16/34
Salisbury 12.09a [P4] 12.12 [P4] 16.26d [P4] 16.30 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z75 : (5043) : Tyseley Steam Trust to Solihull
5Z78 : (5043) : Solihull to Tyseley Steam Trust

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Tyseley Steam Trust 06.15d 21.25a
Small Heath South Jn 06.22 ~ 06.35 21.10 ~ 21.15
Tyseley [U&DTS] 06/42 21/04
Tyseley South Jn 06/45 21/01
Solihull 06.52a 20.55d

5Z76 : (5043) : Salisbury to Salisbury East Yard (propel)
5Z77 : (5043) : Salisbury East Yard to Salisbury (propel)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Salisbury 12.25d [P4] 16.10a [P4]
Salisbury East Yard 12.30a 16.05d

5Z75 : (5043 with 96100) : Salisbury East Yard - Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn - Salisbury East Yard
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Salisbury East Yard 13.05d
Tunnel Jn 13/08
Laverstock South Jn 13.10 ~ 13.16
Laverstock North Jn 13.18 ~ 13.21
Tunnel Jn 13/23
Salisbury 13.26 ~ 13.36 [P4]
Salisbury East Yard 13.41a

5Z78 : (5043 with 96100) : Salisbury East Yard - Salisbury Reception Road - Salisbury East Yard

Location Booked
Salisbury East Yard 14.30d
Salisbury Reception Road 14w33 ~ 15w06
Salisbury East Yard 15.10a


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