6th May 1978

Monmouthshire Railway Society
Cathedrals Express

Loco Used 40118

Route : 1Z08 throughout

Loco Route
40118 Cardiff Central – Newport – Bristol Temple Meads – Bridgwater Taunton – Exeter St Davids – Exeter Central – Honiton – Yeovil Junction – Salisbury – Basingstoke – Southcote Jn Reading West Jn – Didcot Parkway (1) – Swindon – Bristol Parkway – Newport – Cardiff Central

Notes :
(1) F
or visit to Steam Centre.


40118 passes Whiteball (photo: www.RailPhotoprints.co.uk)

Sources : Ian Monkton & Roger Geach

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Cardiff 09.50d ??.??a
Bristol Temple Meads 10.??a ~ 10.43d 11.00 ~ 11.09
Worle Jn 11/01 11/23
Uphill Jn 11/03 11/25
Bridgwater 11/14 11/34
Taunton 11/25 11/43
Whiteball Tunnel 11/35 11/58
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/50 12/14
Exeter St Davids 11.52a ~ 11.54d 12/16
Exeter Central 11/57 12/17
Pinhoe 12/02 12/25
Honiton 12/20 12/39
Chard Jn 12/35 12/53
Yeovil Junction 12.55a ~ 13.05d 13.07 ~ 13.14
Templecombe 13.20a ~ 13.30d 13.26 ~ 13.33
Gillingham 13/38 13/40
Wilton South 13/56 13/55
Wilton Jn 13/57 13/56
Salisbury 14.01a ~ 14.03d 14.00 ~ 14.02
Tunnel Jn 14/07 14/05
Andover Jn 14/23 14/18
Worting Jn 14/39 14/33
Basingstoke 14.42a ~ 14.43d 14.36 ~ 14.38
Mortimer 14.54a ~ 15.09d 14.36 ~ 14.38
Southcote Jn 15/16 15/11
Reading West Jn 15.22a ~ 15.24d 15/15
Didcot 15.44a ~ 17.53d  15.34 ~ 17.53
Challow 18/05 18/05
Swindon 18.20a ~ 18.22d 18/14
Wootton Bassett 18/29 18/18
Westerleigh Jn 18/49 18/36
Bristol Parkway 18.54a ~ ??.??d 18.42 ~ ??.??
Cardiff ??.??a ??.??d


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