23rd September 2017

Cotswold Line Promotion Group
The Cotswold - Quantock Explorer

HST Used 43042 & 43154
Stock Used 41103+41124+40739+42256+42263+42255+42257+44059

Route :
1Z23 : Oxford to Minehead
1Z53 : Minehead to Worcester Shrub Hill

HST Route
43154 + 43042 Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Honeybourne - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
43042 + 43154 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard - Crowcombe Heathfield -Williton - Blue Anchor - Minehead
43154 + 43042 Minehead - Blue Anchor - Williton - Crowcombe Heathfield - Bishops Lydeard - Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Cogload Jn - Castle Cary - Blatchbridge Jn - Clink Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn - Melksham - Thingley Jn - Chippenham - Wootton Bassett Jn - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Honeybourne - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill


43154 at Minehead (photo: Steve Widdowson, via Cornwall Railway Society)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Oxford 07.46d [P2] 07.57
Oxford North Jn 07/48 07/59
Wolvercote Jn 07/50 08/01
Hanborough 07.54a ~ 07.56d ?
Charlbury 08.03a ~ 08.05d ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 08.09a ~ 08.10d [P1] 08.21 ~ 08.22
Shipton 08.13a ~ 08.14d [P1] ?
Kingham 08.19a ~ 08.21d ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 08.29a ~ 08.31d [P1] 08.40 ~ 08.41
Honeybourne 08.41a ~ 08.42d [P1] ?
Evesham 08.49a ~ 08.51d 08.57 ~ 09.00
Pershore 08.57a ~ 08.58d ?
Norton Jn 09/04 09/13
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.12a ~ 09.20d [P1] 09.19 ~ 09.23 [P1]
Norton Jn 09/24 09/27
Abbotswood Jn 09/25 09/30
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 09/33 [P2] 09/41
Cheltenham Spa 09/41 [P1] 09/50
Barnwood Jn 09/46 09/55
Gloucester Yard Jn 09/47 09/58
Standish Jn 09/51 10/04
Charfield 09/59 10/12
Yate 10/03 10/16
Westerleigh Jn 10/06 10/18
Bristol Parkway 10/10 [P2] 10/22
Filton Abbey Wood 10/14 [P1] 10/24
Narroways Hill Jn 10/17 10/26
Dr Day's Jn 10/19 10/28
Bristol East Jn 10/20 10/29
Bristol Temple Meads 10/22 [P8] 10/31
Bristol West Jn 10/23 10/31
Parson Street 10/24 10/35
Yatton 10/35 [P1] 10/48
Worle Jn 10/40 10/54
Uphill Jn 10/46 10/56
Bridgwater 10/56 [P1] 11/04
Cogload Jn 11/05 11/08
Taunton 11c09a ~ 11c23d [P2] 11.12 ~ 11.22
Norton Fitzwarren 11/27 11/26
Bishops Lydeard 11.46a ~ ?d ? ~ ?
Crowcombe Heathfield ? ?
Williton ? ?
Blue Anchor ? ?
Minehead 13.47a ~ 17.10d ? ~ ?
Blue Anchor ? ?
Williton ? ?
Crowcombe Heathfield ? ?
Bishops Lydeard ?a ~ 18.27d ? ~ ?
Norton Fitzwarren 18/40 ?
Taunton 18c44a ~ 18c46d [P2] 18.47 ~ 18.50
Cogload Jn 18/51 18/55
Athelney LC 18/53 18/57
Somerton GF 18/58 19/02
Castle Cary 19/05 [P1] 19/09
East Somerset Jn 19/11 19/15
Blatchbridge Jn 19/13 19/17
Clink Road Jn 19/15 19/24
Fairwood Jn 19/18 19/29
Westbury 19.21a ~ 19.23d [P3] 19.35 ~ 19.36
Trowbridge 19/29 [P1] 19/42
Bradford Jn 19/31 19/44
Melksham 19/36 ?
Thingley Jn 19/42 19/54
Thingley East Jn 19/43 19/55
Chippenham 19/45 [P2] 19/57
Wootton Bassett Jn 19/51 20/03
Swindon 19/56 [UM] 20/09
Uffington 20/02 20/16
Challow 20/03 20/18
Wantage Road 20/05 20/20
Foxhall Jn 20/09 20/26
Didcot North Jn 20/12 20/30
Kennington Jn 20/18 20/35
Oxford 20.24a ~ 20.26d [P2] 20.42 ~ 20.46
Oxford North Jn 20/28 20/48
Wolvercote Jn 20/30 20/49
Hanborough 20.35a ~ 20.37d ?
Charlbury 20.43a ~ 20.45d ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 20.49a ~ 20.51d [P1] 21.13 ~ 21.14
Shipton 20.53a ~ 20.55d [P1] ?
Kingham 20.59a ~ 21.01d ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 21.09a ~ 21.11d [P1] 21.34 ~ 21.36
Honeybourne 21.21a ~ 21.23d [P1] ?
Evesham 21.29a ~ 21.32d ? ~ 21.57
Pershore 21.38a ~ 21.39d ?
Norton Jn 21/45 22/10
Worcester Shrub Hill 21.57a [P1] 22.16


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