20th August 2017

Torbay Express Ltd
The Torbay Express

Loco Used steam: 35028 'Clan Line'
Stock Used 17096+4946+4949+1813+3149+3147+3119+3098+3120+1671+3066+3123

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

Loco Route
35028 Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Clink Road Jn - (via Frome avoiding line) - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
35028 Kingswear - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Frome - Clink Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads


35028 at Berkley Marsh, near Frome, on the outward (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.00d [P7] 08.08   20.54a [P10] 21.00
Bristol East Jn 08/02 [UM]  ?   20/52 [UM] 20/58
North Somerset Jn 08/03 08/10   20/51 20/57
Bath Spa 08.18a ~ 08.22d [P2] 08.22 ~ 08.25   20.34a ~ 20.36d [P1] 20.39 ~ 20.44
Bathampton Jn 08/27 08/30   20/30 20/31
Bradford Jn 08/43 08/40   20/16 20/14
Trowbridge 08.46a ~ 08.48d [P2] 08.42 ~ 08.48   20/14 [P1] 20/12
Westbury 08.57a ~ 08.59d [P2] 08.55 ~ 08.59   19.58a ~ 20.06d [P3] 19.48 ~ 20.04
Fairwood Jn 09/04 09/03   19/52 19/45
Clink Road Jn 09/10 09/08   19/47 19/40
Frome - -   19w32 ~ 19w44 19.24 ~ 19.37
Blatchbridge Jn 09/13 09/10   19/29 19/23
East Somerset Jn 09/17 09/14   19/24 19/15
Castle Cary 09/28 [P2] 09/22   19/13 [P1] 19/08
Somerton GF 09/40 09/29   19/01 18/59
Athelney LC 09/52 09/38   18/51 18/52
Cogload Jn 09/58 09/41   18/47 18/48
Taunton 10w04 ~ 10w40 [P2] 09.47 ~ 10.37   18w28 ~ 18w41d [P5] 18.28 ~ 18.41
Norton Fitzwarren 10/43 10/41   18/25 18/25
Whiteball 10/55 10/51   18/16 18/19
Tiverton Parkway 10/58 [P1] 10/55   18/12 [P2] 18/15
Tiverton Loop 11/00 10/56   18/10 18/13
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/14 11/09   17/57 18/00
Exeter St Davids 11/15 [P4] 11/29   17/55 [P5] 17/59
Dawlish Warren 11/27 [DT] 12/00   17/43 [UT] 17/49
Dawlish 11/29 12/02   17/42 17/47
Teignmouth 11/34 12/05   17/39 17/44
Newton Abbot 11/40 [P1] 12/10   17/32 [P1] 17/39
Newton Abbot West Jn 11/40 12/11   17/31 17/38
Paignton 11.54a ~ 12.03d [P1] 12.25 ~ 12.35   17.15a ~ 17.18d [P2] 17.21 ~ 17.23
Paignton GF 12.05 ~ 12.10 ?   17.07 ~ 17.12 ?
Kingswear 12.28a ?   16.50d ?


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