2nd April 1978

L.V.R.C.
Atlantic Coast Express

Locos Used 33105, 33108
Stock Used 4TC set 418 + RMB 1872 + 4TC set 410

Route :

Loco(s) Route
33105 (2) London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Andover Jn - Salisbury - Gillingham - Yeovil Junction - Honiton - Exeter St. Davids - Crediton - Okehampton - Meldon Quarry
33108 (3) Meldon Quarry - Okehampton - Crediton
33105 (2) Crediton - Eggesford - Barnstaple Jn - Bideford - Torrington - Meeth Clay Co. Sidings
33108 (3) Meeth Clay Co. Sidings - Torrington - Bideford - Barnstaple Jn - Eggesford - Crediton - Exeter St. Davids - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes :
(2) 33108 on rear.
(3) 33105 on rear.

Source : John Clifford

Photo Review


33105 is seen at Crediton before the run to Meeth (photo: Andy Pullar)


33108 sits for the obligatory photos at Meeth (photo: Andy Pullar)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Waterloo 08.24d 08.25   22.16a 22.20
Clapham Junction 08/30 08/31   22/09 22/14
Hampton Court Jn 08/40 08/40   22/00 22/05
Woking 08.50a ~ 08.51d 08.50 ~ 08.52   21.50a ~ 21.51d 21.52 ~ 21.54
Worting Jn 09/13 09/17   21/28 21/32
Andover Jn 09/27 09/29   21/14 21/20
Tunnel Jn 09/45 09/42   20/58 21/07
Salisbury 09.49a ~ 09.51d 09.44 ~ 09.52   20.53a ~ 20.54d 21.03 ~ 21.05
Wilton Jn 09/55 09/56   20/50 21/00
Wilton South 09/56 09/57   20/49 20/59
Gillingham 10/14 10/14   20/34 20/43
Templecombe 10/28 10/19   20/29 20/38
Yeovil Junction 10/42 10/31   20/18 20.22a ~ 20.23d
Chard Jn 10.59a ~ 11.01d 10.50 ~ 10.58   19.58a ~ 20.02d 19.59 ~ 20.04
Honiton 11/17 11/13   19/45 19/44
Pinhoe 11/28 11/25   19/31 19/30
Exmouth Jn 11/30 11/26   19/29 19/28
Exeter Central 11/31 11/28   19/27 19/27
Exeter St Davids 11.34a ~ 11.37d 11.31 ~ 11.41   19.10a ~ 19.24d 19.15 ~ 19.24
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/40 11/44   19/05 19/10
Crediton 11/48 11/52   18/55 19/00
Okehampton 12/20 12/21  
Meldon Quarry 12.35a ~ 13.05d 12.29 ~ 13.09  
Okehampton 13/20 13/17  
Crediton 13.50a ~ 14.00d 13.47 ~ 13.59  
Eggesford 14/25 14/18   18.30a ~ 18.33d 18.30 ~ 18.41
Barnstaple Jn 14.50a ~ 14.55d 14.43 ~ 14.56   17.55a ~ 18.00d 17.51 ~ 17.53
Torrington 15.20a ~ 15.21d 15.24 ~ 15.24   17.33a ~ 17.44d 17/34
Watergate Halt 15.30a ~ 15.40d 15.31 ~ 15.43   - -
Meeth Clay Co. Sidings 16.20a 16.10   16.50d 16.49


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