28th May 1978

B.R.
(Merrymaker Excursion)

Loco Used 47170
Stock Used 7xTSO, 1xFK, 1xBSO, 1xRB & 1xCK (load 11)

Route : 1Z81 throughout

Loco Route
47170 Elsenham - Cheshunt - Brimsdown - Tottenham Hale - Temple Mills East - Stratford - Channelsea Jn - Victoria Park - Camden Road Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia
47170 Kensington Olympia - Old Oak Common East Jn - ??? - Bristol Temple Meads - Newton Abbot - Torquay - Paignton
47170 Paignton - Torquay - Newton Abbot - Wellington - Bristol Temple Meads - ??? - Old Oak Common East - Kensington Olympia
47170 Kensington Olympia - (reverse of outward route) - Elsenham

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation between Kensington Olympia & Newton Abbot is required. Train was delayed on return journey at Wellington by the failure of the train in front.

Source : Brian Andrews (joined/left the train at Cheshunt)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Brian Andrews - Cheshunt to Kensington Olympia stretch only)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Elsenham ? ?   ? ?
Cheshunt ??.??a ~ 06.52d ??.?? ~ 06.52   ??.??a ~ 23.52d ??.?? ~ 00.29
Waltham Cross ??.??a ~ 06.57d ??.?? ~ 06.57   ??.??a ~ 23.48d ??.?? ~ 00.25
Brimsdown 07/01 07/00   23/44 00/20
Ponders End ??.??a ~ 07.06d ??.?? ~ 07.05   ??.??a ~ 23.41d ??.?? ~ 00.18
Tottenham Hale ??.??a ~ 07.16d ??.?? ~ 07.16   ??.??a ~ 23.33d ??.?? ~ 00.10
Temple Mills West 07/22 07/21   23/26 00/02
Temple Mills East 07c26a ~ 07c28d 07.25 ~ 07.26   23c21a ~ 23c23d 23.55 ~ 23.57
Stratford 07/31 07/34   23/19 23/53
Channelsea Jn 07/33 07/36   23/17 23/47
Victoria Park 07/35 07/40   23/15 23/46
Dalston Western Jn 07/41 07/44   23/10 23/42
Camden Road Jn 07/47 07/50   23/04 23/35
Willesden Junction HL 07/57 08/03   22/54 23/25
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/59 08/05   22/52 23/22
North Pole Jn 08/01 08/06   22/50 23/17
Kensington Olympia 08c05a ~ 08c20d 08.12 ~ 08.22   22.25a ~ 22.45d 22.54 ~ 23.13
Torquay 13.00a ~ 13.0?d 12.52 ~ 12.57   18.20a ~ 18.25d 18.21 ~ 18.24
Paignton 13.08a 13.03   18.15d 18.16


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