26th August 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 35486+13220+3058+99712+99350+99121+5229+1860+4940+5032+99723

Route : 
1Z50 : London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z52 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
60009 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
60009 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) Tour postponed from 17/06/17, due to unavailable steam loco.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 08.08d [P8] 08.09   20.37a [P11] 20.40
Royal Oak Jn 08/09 08/11   20/35 20/38
Portobello Jn 08/10 08/12   20/34 20/37
Ladbroke Grove 08/12 08/12   20/34  20/36
Acton Main Line 08/15 [P3] [DR] 08/17   20/28 [P4] [UR] 20/32
Acton West 08/16 08/18   20/26 [UR] 20/31
West Ealing 08/18 ?   20/22 [UR] 20/25
Southall 08/22 [P3] [DR] 08/25   20/18 [P4] [UR] 20/21
Heathrow Airport Jn 08/27 [DR] 08/31   20/15 [UR] 20/16
Slough 08.36a ~ 08.38d [P4] [DR] 08.39 ~ 08.41   20.02a ~ 20.05d [P5] [UR] 20.03 ~ 20.06
Maidenhead 08/46 [P3] [DR] 08/50   19/55 [P4] [UR] 19/55
Twyford 08/53 [P3] [DR] 08/57   19/48 [P4] [UR] 19/48
Kennet Bridge Jn 09/02 09/02   19/43 19/43
Reading 09.04a ~ 09.07d [P8] 09.05 ~ 09.09   19.36a ~ 19.40d [P15] 19.35 ~ 19.41
Reading High Level Jn 09/10 09/11   - -
Reading West Jn - -   19/33 19/30
Goring & Streatley 09/18 [P1] [DM] 09/19   19/22 [P4] [UR] 19/21
Didcot East Jn 09/27 09/29   19/15 [UR] 19/12
Didcot Parkway 09.29a ~ 09.38d [P3] 09.30 ~ 09.38 [P3]   19.09a ~ 19.13d [P4] 19.06 ~ 19.11

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 09/41 09/40
Kennington Jn 09/50 09/48
Oxford 09/55 [DT] 09/52
Oxford North Jn 09w59 ~ 10w51 ? ~ 10.49
Wolvercote Jn 10/55 10/54
Charlbury 11/06 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 11/10 [P1] 11/10
Kingham 11/17 ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 11.29 ~ 11.44 [P1] 11.22 ~ 11.44
Honeybourne 11/56 [P1] ?
Evesham 12/04 12/01
Norton Jn 12/16 12/17
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.23a [P1] ~ 16.34d [P1] 12.23 [P1] ~ 16.34
Norton Jn 16/41 16/42
Abbotswood Jn 16/43 16/45
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 16/55 [P2] 16/56
Cheltenham Spa 17/05 [P1] 17/02
Barnwood Jn 17/11 17/08
Gloucester Yard Jn 17/12 17/09
Standish Jn 17/18 17/15
Stroud 17/24 [P1] 17/23
St Mary's LC 17/28 17/24
Kemble 17/39 [P1] 17/35
Loco Yard Jn 17/53 ?
Swindon 17/55 [P3] 17/50 [P3]
Uffington 18/06 18/01
Challow 18/09 18/03
Wantage Road 18.15 ~ 18.31 [UR] ? ~ 18.32
Steventon 18/38 18/36
Milton Jn 18w41 ~ 19w03 [UR] ? ~ 19.00
Foxhall Jn 19/07 19/03

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z50 : (????? with 60009 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z53 : (????? with 60009 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.44d 22.06a
Southall Yard 06.54 ~ 07.04 21.46 ~ 21.56
Southall East Jn 07/05 21/44
Hanwell Bridge Loop 07.07 ~ 07.17 21.22 ~ 21.42
Hanwell 07/19 21/19
West Ealing 07/22 21/18
Acton West 07/25 21/16
Ladbroke Grove 07/33 21/11
Portobello Jn 07/34 21/09
Royal Oak Jn 07/36 21/08
London Paddington 07.40a [P8] 21.06d [P11]

5Z51 : (60009) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z52 : (60009) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.33d [P1] 16.24a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 12.35a 16.22d

5Z55 : (60009 with 35486) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 14.55d
Tunnel Jn 14.58 ~ 15.01
Worcester Foregate Street 15.04 ~ 15.05
Henwick 15.08 ~ 15.11
Worcester Foregate Street 15/14
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.17 ~ 15.20
Worcester L.M.D. 15.23a


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