?? October 1977

Muscular Dystrophy Group
The Thames Valley Rambler

DMU Used 51106+59436+51078

Route :

DMU Route
as listed (??? -) Slough - Taplow - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Reading West Jn - Southcote Jn - Reading Goods
as listed Reading Goods - Southcote Jn - Reading West Jn - Tilehurst - Didcot Parkway - Didcot North Jn - Radley
as listed Radley - Abingdon
as listed Abingdon - Radley - Kennington Jn - Oxford - Islip - Bicester
as listed Bicester - Islip - Oxford - Kennington Jn - Morris Cowley (reverse spur)
as listed Morris Cowley - Kennington Jn
as listed Kennington Jn - Radley - Didcot North Jn - Didcot East Jn - Cholsey
as listed Cholsey - Wallingford
as listed Wallingford - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough (- ???)

Notes :
(1) Date believed to have been sometime between 8th & 15th October - confirmation required. Start & finish points not confirmed.

Source : John Broderick (joined/left the train at Slough)

Timings (Actual Only)
(from John Broderick)

Location Actual
Slough 10.03d
Taplow 10/11
Maidenhead 10/16
Twyford 10/22
Reading 10.34a ~ 10.36d
Reading West 10/28
Southcote Jn 10/39
Reading Goods 10.46a ~ 11.04d
Southcote Jn 11.10a ~ 11.20d
Reading West 11.24a ~ 11.26d
Reading West Jn 11/28
Tilehurst 11/31
Cholsey 11/43
Didcot Parkway 11.48a ~ 11.50d
Didcot North Jn 11/52
Appleford 11/54
Radley 11.59a ~ 12.04d
Abingdon 12.06a ~ 12.47d
Radley 15.58a ~ 13.01d
Kennington Jn 13/05
Oxford 13/08
Islip 13/20
Bicester 13.36a ~ 14.07d
Islip 14/24
Oxford 14/37
Kennington Jn 14.40a ~ 14.57d
Morris Cowley 15.08a ~ 15.08d
Kennington Jn 15.24a ~ 15.26d
Radley 15/31
Appleford 15/33
Didcot North Jn 15/35
Didcot East Jn 15/36
Cholsey 15.41a ~ 15.59d
Wallingford 16.04a ~ 16.23d
Cholsey 16.32 ~ 16.43
Tilehurst 16/58
Reading 17.02a ~ 17.04d
Twyford 17/11
Maidenhead 17/16
Slough 17.24a


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