22nd October 1977

Railway Pictorial Publications Railtours
The Toffee Aapple Farewell Railtour

Locos Used 31005, 31019 & 46039
Stock Used 26082+26078+26094+26089+35488+13356+13357+26077+26120+26068+26109

Route : 1Z10 throughout

Loco(s) Route
31005 + 31019 London Paddington - Slough - Reading - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads - Portishead
46039 was used at Portishead 'to pull train forward to enable the 31's to run round'
31005 + 31019 Portishead - Bristol Temple Meads - Montpelier - Avonmouth Dock - Hallen Marsh - Filton Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate Loop - Tytherington
31005 + 31019 Tytherington - Yate Middle Jn - Bristol Parkway - Doctor Days Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Chippenham - Swindon - Didcot - Reading - SLough - London Paddington

Sources : Alan Costello, Pete Wilcox, Adrian Brown, Colin Marsden & John Debens

Photo Review


...passing Hawkeridge Jn (photo: Bob Taylor/The Guy Vincent Collection)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Wainright & Adrian Brown)

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 08.03d 08.09
Southall 08/15 08/20
Slough 08/24 08/27
Maidenhead 08/30 08/36
Twyford 08/37 08/42
Reading 08.4a ~ 08.47d 08.48 ~ 08.52
Southcote Jn 08/51 08/56
Newbury 09/06 09/11
Bedwyn 09/20 09/23
Woodborough 09/32 09/34
Lavington 09/39 09/42
Hawkeridge Jn 09.50a ~ 09.51d 09/56
Bradford-upon-Avon 10/02 10/03
Bath Spa 10/16 10/17
Bristol Temple Meads 10.30a ~ 10.33d 10.29 ~ 10.33
Parson Street Jn 10/39 10.39a ~ 10.45d
Portishead 11.10a ~ 11.28d 11.27 ~ 11.40
Bristol Temple Meads 12/05 12.21a ~ 12.25d
Stapleton Road 12/09 12/29
Montpelier 12.12a ~ 12.17d 12.32 ~ 12.41
Avonmouth Dock 12/29 12/55
Hallen Marsh Jn 12/34 12/59
Filton West Jn 12/44 13/11
Bristol Parkway 12.416a ~ 12.47d 13.15 ~ 13.15
Yate South Jn 12/54 13/24
Yate Loop 13.03a ~ 13.06d 13.28 ~ 13.30
Tytherington 13.45a ~ 14.00d 13.53 ~ 14.05
Yate Loop 14.39a ~ 14.42d 14.25 ~ 14.45
Yate South Jn 14/51 14/48
Bristol Parkway 14/59 14/56
Lawrence Hill 15.09a ~ 15.12d 15.04 ~ 15.09
Dr Days Jn 15/13 15/12
Bath Spa 15/27 15/28
Chippenham 15/42 15/41
Wootton Bassett Jn 15/51 15/53
Swindon 16.04a ~ 16.06d 16.01 ~ 16.05
Challow 16/20 16/23
Didcot 16/30 16/32
Reading 16.46a ~ 16.48d 16.47 ~ 16.48
Twyford 16/55 16/54
Maidenhead 17/01 16/59
Slough 17/06 17/06
Southall 17/23 17/22
Paddington 17.40a 17.40


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