20th October 1979

Roger Joanes / Joanes Travel
Atlantic Coast Express

Did this train run? Details taken from an advertising leaflet.

Locos Used advertised for diesel traction
Stock Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
diesel Torrington - Bideford - Barnstaple - Crediton - Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central - Axminster - Salisbury - Surbiton - London Waterloo
diesel London Waterloo - (reverse of outward route) - Torrington

Notes :
(1) Loco & route & loco confirmation required (above routing is taken from advertising leaflet). The stop at Surbiton was for those wishing to visit Hampton Court.

Source : Richard Maund

Timings (Advertised Only)
Richard Maund)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Torrington (06.45d) (after 00:00a) ~ ??.??d
Bideford ??.??a ~ (07.00d) (after 00:00a) ~ ??.??d
Barnstaple ??.??a ~ (07.25d) (after 00:00a) ~ ??.??d
Umberleigh ??.??a ~ ??.??d (after 00:00a) ~ ??.??d
Eggesford ??.??a ~ ??.??d (after 00:00a) ~ ??.??d
Crediton ??.??a ~ ??.??d (after 00:00a) ~ ??.??d
Exeter St Davids ??.??a ~ ??.??d (23.30a) ~ ??.??d
Exeter Central ??.??a ~ ??.??d (23.30a) ~ ??.??d
Honiton ??.??a ~ ??.??d (23.30a) ~ ??.??d
Surbiton (11.50a) ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ ??.??d
Waterloo (12.10a) (20.30d)

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