28th April 1979

Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society Ltd.
Somerset & Dorset Explorer
(Day Out With A Difference no.101)

Loco(s) Used class 45 & 86
Stock Used booked for load 12

Route : 1Z76 throughout

Loco Route
class 86 London Euston - (WCML, via Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
class 45 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Taunton
class 45 Taunton - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street
class 86 Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required.


Steve Allen's ticket.

Sources : Steve Allen & Edward Humphrey

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Edward Humphrey)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Euston (07.15a ~) 07.55d 22.52a
Willesden Junction 08/02 22/46
Harrow & Wealdstone 08.08a ~ 08.09d 22.34a ~ 22.36d
Watford Junction 08.16a ~ 08.17d 22.25a ~ 22.27d
Tring 08/29 22/14
Bletchley 08.42a ~ 08.43d 21.59a ~ 22.01d [FL]
Hanslope Jn 08/53 21/49 [SL]
Northampton 09.02a ~ 09.03d 21.38a ~ 21.40d
Long Buckby 09/12 21/29
Rugby 09.23a ~ 09.24d 21.15a ~ 21.17d
Coventry 09/33 21/00
Proof House Jn 09/47 20/36
Birmingham New Street 09L50a ~ 09L59d 20L18a ~ 20L33d
Proof House Jn 10/02 20/15
St Andrews Jn 10/05 20/11
Camp Hill 10/09 20/09
Kings Norton 10/15 20/03
Barnt Green 10/22 19/55
Bromsgrove 10/25 19/49
Stoke Works Jn 10/27 19/47
Abbotswood Jn 10/35 ?
Ashchurch 10/42 19/31
Cheltenham Spa 10/50 19/24
Gloucester Yard Jn 10c58 ~ 11c00 19c14 ~ 19c16
Standish Jn 11/08 19/08
Charfield 11/18 18/59
Yate South 11/24 18/53
Bristol Parkway 11/32 18/45
Filton Jn 11/33 [ML] ?
Stapleton Road 11/37 ?
Bristol East Jn ? [ML]
Bristol Temple Meads 11.42a ~ 11.45d 18.32a ~ 18.35d
Worle Jn 12/03 [AL] 18/14
Uphill Jn 12/05 18/12 [AL]
Bridgwater 12/15 18/02
Taunton East Jn [RL] ?
Taunton 12.30a 17350d [RL]


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