(?26th?) 25th April 1970

Gilks-Grenside
(Educational Special Numbers 7 & 8)

Traction Used Blue Pullman set: ????
DMU : booked for 1x 2-car and 1x 3-car cross-country sets

Route :

Special No. Traction Route
7 Blue Pullman Surbiton - Woking - Guildford
7 Blue Pullman Guildford - Wokingham - Earley - Reading General - Didcot - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Westerleigh Jn - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff General - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Court Sart Jn - Felin Fran - Morlais Jn - Llandilo Jn - Llanelli - Carmarthen
8 DMU Carmarthen - Abergwili Jn - Bronwydd Arms - Pencader - Pencader Jn - Pentrecourt - Newcastle Emlyn
8 DMU Newcastle Emlyn - Pentrecourt - Pencader Jn
8 DMU Pencader Jn - Llanybyther - Lampeter - Aberayron Jn - Felin Fach
8 DMU Felin Fach - Aberayron Jn
8 DMU Aberayron Jn - Llangybi - Pont Llanio
8 DMU Pont Llanio - Llangybi - Aberayron Jn - Lampeter - Llanybyther - Pencader Jn - Bronwydd Arms - Abergwili Jn - Carmarthen
7 Blue Pullman Carmarthen - (reverse of outward route) - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Dr Days Bridge Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Trowbridge - Westbury - Warminster - Wilton Jn - Salisbury - Andover - Basingstoke - Woking - Surbiton

Notes :
(1) Andrew Fairholm suggests a RCTS photo listing gives the running date for this tour to be April 26th...confirmation anyone?

Source : Chris Totty

Photo Review


The tour at Llanpumpsaint (photo: The N.T. Wassell Collection)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Chris Totty)

Miles Location Booked Actual
0 Surbiton 07.24d 07.28
? Hampton Court Jn [ML] ?
12 Woking 07*36 ~ 07*37 07.44 ~ 07.46
18 Guildford 07.47a ~ 07.53d 07.57 ~ 08.08
24 Ash 08/02 08/18
37 Wokingham 08/16 08/29
41 Earley 08/20 08/33
? Reading Spur Jn 08/24 08/25
? Reading East Main [ML] 08/37
44 Reading General 08.27a ~ 08.30d 08.38 ~ 08.42
61 Didcot 08/48 08/58
72 Challow 09/01 09/05
85 Swindon 09/12 09/14
91 Wootton Bassett Jn 09/16 09/18
108 Badminton 09/28 09/30
? Stoke Gifford 09/37 09/39
121 Patchway 09/38 09/41
124 Pilning 09/41 09/43
? Severn Tunnel West 09/47 09/48
131 Severn Tunnel Junction 09/48 09/49
141 Newport 09/58 09/59
153 Cardiff General 10c00 ~ 10c15 10.14 ~ 10.18
173 Bridgend 10/37 10/46
193 Port Talbot 10/48 10/55
? Court Sart Jn 10/52 10/59
? Felin Fran 10/58 11/10
? Morlais Jn 11/11 11/20
? Llandilo Jn 11/17 11/29
216 Llanelli 11/20 11/32
? Carmarthen Jn 11/40 12/00
237
0
Carmarthen [P?] 11.42a ~ 11.55d [P2] 12.02 ~ 12.15
? Carmarthen Goods ? 12/17
? Abergwili Jn ? 12/21
3 Bronwydd Arms ? 12.25 ~ 12.32
6 Conwil ? 12/41
9 Llanpumpsaint ? 12.48 ~ 12.53
12 stop board for freight trains ? ?
14 Pencader ? 13/04
? Pencader Jn 12/47 13.05 ~ 13.07
? Pen-y-Banc Crossings ? 13.11 ~ 13.15
18 Llandyssul ? 13/21
20 Pentrecourt Platform ? 13/26
22 Henllan ? 13/33
25 Newcastle Emlyn ??.??a ~ 13.28d 13.41 ~ 13.50
? Pen-y-Banc Crossings ? 14.16 ~ 14.19
35 Pencader Jn ??.?? ~ 14.03 14.24 ~ 14.26
37 Bryn Toify ? 14/29
39 Maesycruglau ? 14/33
? Aberceilog Crossings ? 14.37 ~ 14.39
43 Llanbyther ? 14/44
44 Pencarreg Halt ? ?
48 Lampeter ? 14.55 ~ 14.59
49 Aberayron Jn 14/45 15.02 ~ 15.05
49 Silian Halt ? 15/07
52 Blaenplwyf Halt ? 15/14
54 Talsarn Halt ? 15/20
55 Felin Fach ??.??a ~ 15.15d 15.25 ~ 15.34
61 Aberayron Jn ??.?? ~ 15.40 15.53 ~ 15.58
62 Derry Ormond ? 16/00
63 Llangybi ? 16/02
66 Olmarch Halt ? 16/05
67 Pont Llanio ??.??a ~ 16.10d 16.09 ~ 16.15
? Aberceilog Crossings ? 16.50 ~ 16.54
? Bronwydd Arms ? 17.26 ~ 17.30
102
0
Carmarthen 17.45a ~ 18.00d 17.43 ~ 18.01
? Carmarthen Jn 18/02 18/04
20 Llanelli 18/25 18/26
? Llandilo Jn 18/28 18/28
? Morlais Jn 18/33 18/34
? Felin Fran 18/45 18/47
? Court Sart Jn 18/52 18/59
41 Port Talbot 18/57 19/04
54 Bridgend 19/12 19/17
74 Cardiff General 19c36 ~ 19c38 19.39 ~ 19.41
85 Newport 19/50 19/54
95 Severn Tunnel Junction 20/02 20/11
? Severn Tunnel West 20/03 20/12
102 Pilning 20/09 20/17
106 Patchway 20/12 20/25
? Filton Jn 20/14 20/27
110 Stapleton Road 20.18a ~ 20.20d 20.33 ~ 20.34
? Dr Days Bridge Jn [ML] 20/39
? North Somerset Jn 20/25 20/41
123 Bath Spa 20/40 20/53
? Bathampton 20/45 20/57
? Bradford Jn 20/59 21/12
135 Trowbridge 21/02 21/14
139 Westbury 21c08 ~ 21c10 21.22 ~ 21.22
141 Dilton Marsh Halt 21/14 21/25
144 Warminster 21/20 21/33
164 Salisbury 21*38 ~ 21*39 21.54 ~ 21.58
? Tunnel Jn 21/41 22/01
181 Andover 21/57 22/16
? Worting Jn 22/14 [ML] 22/33
200 Basingstoke [SL] 10.19a ~ 10.21d [ML] 22.38 ~ 22.39
223 Woking 22.41a ~ 22.43d 23.02 ~ 23.04
223 Hampton Court Jn 22/52 23/15
225 Surbiton 22.54a 23.18


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