7th May 1977
(Jubilee Special Excursion)
|HST Used||set 253019|
|253019||Bristol Temple Meads - London Paddington|
|253019||London Paddington - Didcot - Swindon - Bristol Temple Meads|
(1) Route confirmation required. A record breaking run, the outward journey being made at an average speed of 103.3mph and the return at 104.4mph average (journey times of 68m 20s & 67m 35s respectively). The fastest point-to-point average was 127.3mph, between Didcot & Challow on the return journey.
Fares: standard class: £7.50 & first class: £10
Sources : Gary Thornton (from contemporary sources) &
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Dave Higson)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Bristol Temple Meads||09.46d||20.55a|
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