9th September 2017
Railway Touring Company
The West Somerset Steam Express
Tour cancelled, due to unavailable steam loco.
1Z50 : London Paddington to Minehead
1Z51 : Minehead to London Paddington
|Advertised Loco(s)||Advertised Route|
|steam: 6023 'King Edward II' or 6201 'Princess Elizabeth' or 34046 'Braunton'||London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard|
|steam: West Somerset Railway loco||Bishops Lydeard - Crowcombe Heathfield - Williton - Blue Anchor - Minehead|
|steam: West Somerset Railway loco||Minehead - (reverse of outward route) - Bishops Lydeard|
|steam: 6023 'King Edward II' or 6201 'Princess Elizabeth' or 34046 'Braunton'||Bishops Lydeard - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Clink Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Heywood Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington|
(1) This would have been the last 'West Somerset Steam Express' for the 2017 season.
Source : Nick Bartlett
Timings (Advertised Only)
(from RTC brochure)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
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