26th March 1977

B.R.
(Day Excursion)

Locos Used 46008 & 47151
Stock Used out: 2xTSO, BSK, CK, FK, 3xTSO, SK, mark 2a TSO
rtn: 2xTSO, BSK, CK, FK, 3xTSO, SK, SK

Route :

Loco Route
47151 London Paddington - Slough - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Westbury - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - St Germans - Lostwithiel - Par - Penzance
47151 Penzance - (reverse of outward route) - Plymouth
46008 Plymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Cogload Jn - Bridwater - Uphill Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Filton - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Swindon - Didcot - Reading - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Source : Adrian Brown (on the train throughout except Plymouth to Penzance on outward)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Adrian Brown)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Paddington 06.30d 06.30   00.48a 00.51
Acton Main Line ? 06/36   ? ?
Ealing Broadway ??.??a ~ 06.41d 06.39 ~ 06.41   00.35a ~ ??.??d 00.34 ~ 00.35
Southall ? 06/47   ? 00/28
Hayes & Harlington ??.??a ~ 06.53d 06.50 ~ 06.53   00.22a ~ ??.??d 00.23 ~ 00.25
Slough ??.??a ~ 07.05d 07.04 ~ 07.05   00.10a ~ ??.??d 00.08 ~ 00.10
Maidenhead ? 07/12   ? ?
Twyford ? 07/19   ? ?
Reading ??.??a ~ 07.32d 07.36 ~ 07.38   23.50a ~ ??.??d 23.49 ~ 23.51
Didcot   ? 23/24
Swindon   ? 23/02
Bristol Parkway   ? 22/34
Stapleton Road   ? 22/29
Bristol Temple Meads   ? 22.23a ~ 22.26d
Parson Street   ? 22/18
Highbridge & Burnham   ? 21/44
Bridgwater   ? 21/39
Newbury ? 07/54  
Bedwyn ? 08/05  
Heywood Road Jn ? 08/56  
Westbury ? 08.59a ~ 09.16d  
Castle Cary ? 09/35  
Cogload Jn ? 09/51   ? ?
Taunton ? 09.55a ~ 09.57d   ? 21/28
Tiverton Junction ? 10/13   ? 21/15
Exeter St Davids ? 10/25   ? 21/02
Dawlish Warren ? 10/34   ? ?
Newton Abbot ? 10/47   ? 20/38
Totnes ? 10/58   ? 20/28
Plymouth 11.26a ~ ??.??d 10.53 ~ ??.??   ??.??a ~ 20.00d 19.45a ~ 20.01d
Devonport ? ?   ? 19/34
St Budeaux Jn ? ?   ? 19/32
Saltash ? ?   ? 19/29
St Germans ? ?   ? 19/24
Liskeard ? ?   ? 19/16
Bodmin Road ? ?   ? 19/05
Lostwithiel ? ?   ? 19/01
Par ? ?   ? 18/57
St Austell ? ?   ? 18/52
Truro ? ?   ? 18.27a ~ 18.34d
Redruth ? ?   ? 18/14
Camborne ? ?   ? 18/09
Hayle ? ?   ? 18/02
St Erth ? ?   ? 18/00
Penzance ??.??a ?   17.50d 17.52


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