25th June 1978

R.P.P.R.
The Devon Quarryman

Locos Used 33103 & 33119
Stock Used (3) 4TC's 418 & 420 + RMB 1872

Route : 1Z34 throughout (4)

Loco(s) Route
33119 (1) London Paddington - Slough - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads - Bridgwater - Taunton - Exeter St Davids
33103 (2) Exeter St Davids - Okehampton - Meldon Quarry
33119 (1) Meldon Quarry - Okehampton - Crediton
33103 (2) Crediton - Okehampton - Barnstaple - Torrington - Meeth clay depot
33119 (1) Meeth clay depot - Torrington - Barnstaple - Crediton Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central - Honiton - Yeovil Junction - Salisbury - Basingstoke - Reading - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 33103 on rear.
(2) 33119 on rear.
(3) Formation: 33119+420+1872+418+33103
(4) Timing sheet gave the headcode as 'train 1234' - this is presumed a typo and should have read 1Z34?

Sources : Alan Costello (information taken from RPPR Railtour Pictorial Booklet),
Adrian Brown & Colin Marsden

Timings (Booked and Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 07.52d 07.53
Southall 08/05 08/06
Slough 08.13a ~ 08.15d 08.15 ~ 08.16
Maidenhead 08/22 08/22
Twyford 08/27 08/27
Reading General 08.33a ~ 08.35d 08.31 ~ 08.35
Didcot 08/53 08/54
Challow 09/02 09/07
Swindon 09.15a ~ 09.25d 09.19 ~ 09.29
Wootton Bassett 09/32 09/36
Hullavington 09/41 09/44
Westerleigh Jn 09/52 09/54
Bristol Parkway 09/57 09/58
Stapleton Road 10/06 10/04
Bristol Temple Meads 10.10a ~ 10.17d 10.13 ~ 10.23
Worle Jn 10/40 10/39
Uphill Jn 10/42 10/41
Bridgwater 10/53 10/51
Taunton 11/10 11.12a ~ 11.13d
Whiteball Tunnel 11/26 11/30
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/48 11/47
Exeter St Davids 11.51a ~ 11.55d 11.51 ~ 11.58
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/58 12/02
Crediton 12/06 12/09
Okehampton 12/35 ?
Meldon Quarry 12p50a ~ 13p00d ?
Okehampton 13p15a ~ 13p20d 13.17 ~ 13.26
Crediton 13.50a ~ 13.55d 13.51 ~ 13.56
Eggesford 14/20 14/17
Barnstaple Jn 14.45a ~ 14.47d 14.42 ~ 14.42
Torrington 15/17 15/13
Meeth Clay Co. Sidings 16.00a ~ 16.10d 15.53 ~ 16.14
Torrington 16/55 16/52
Barnstaple Jn 17.25a ~ 17.27d 17.19 ~ 17.26
Eggesford 17/52 17/53
Crediton 18/12 18/11
Cowley Bridge Jn 18/22 18/17
Exeter St Davids 18.25a ~ 18.30d 18.20 ~ 18.30
Exeter Central 18/34 18/32
Exmouth Jn 18/38 18/35
Pinhoe 18/41 18.40a ~ 18.45d
Chard Jn 19.15a ~ 19.23d 19.21 ~ 19.24
Yeovil Junction 19.38a ~ 19.50d 19.39 ~ 19.58
Templecombe 20/05 20/15
Gillingham 20/25 20/24
Wilton South 20/35 20/40
Wilton Jn 20/36 20/41
Salisbury 20.40a ~ 20.44d 20.44 ~ 20.46
Tunnel Jn 20/47 20/50
Worting Jn 21/22 21/16
Basingstoke 21.25a ~ 21.33d 21.28 ~ 21.32d
Southcote Jn 21/51 21/49
Reading General 21.54a ~ 21.56d 21.56 ~ 21.57
Twyford 22/03 22/02
Maidenhead 22/08 22/07
Slough 22.13a ~ 22.15d 22.12 ~ 22.14
Southall 22/25 22/22
Paddington 22.37a 22.32


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