8th January 1983

The Turkey Trot
F & W Tours

Locos Used 45051, 45062, 45101, 45128, 50028, 73122 & 73126
Stock Used Booked for load 13

Route : 1Z25 throughout
SR Code 95 : Eastleigh to Southampton Eastern Dock
SR Code 96 : Eastleigh to Southampton Western Dock

Loco(s) Route
45062 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Ashchurch - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa (1) - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - King's Norton - Selly Oak - (1) Birmingham New Street
45128 (2) Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - King's Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - (via Spetchley) - Abbotswood Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Weston-Super-Mare - Uphill Jn - Taunton - Exeter St David's - (2) Exeter Central - Yeovil Junction - Gillingham - Salisbury - Dean - Romsey - Allbrook Jn (3)
73122 + 73126 Allbrook Jn - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Dock Gates - Southampton Eastern Dock [Berth 38/39]
73122 + 73126 Southampton Eastern Dock - Southampton Dock Gates - Northam Jn - Eastleigh - Allbrook Jn (3)
73122 + 73126 Allbrook Jn - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton - Millbrook Dock Entrance - Southampton Western Dock [Berth 105/106]
73122 + 73126 Southampton Western Dock - Millbrook Dock Exit - Southampton - Eastleigh
45128 Eastleigh - Winchester - Basingstoke - Southcote Jn - Reading
45128 Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
50028 Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Weston-super-Mare - Uphill Jn - Taunton - Exeter St David's - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth

Notes :
(2) Booked route was via Kidderminster, Stourbridge Junction, Galton Jn and Soho South Jn. Reason for diversion unknown.
(2)
banked between Exeter St David's & Exeter Central by 45051.
(3) Timing sheet gave loco change/run-round point as Eastleigh.

Sources : Stew Robertson/Ian Monkton (both on the train from/to Bristol Temple Meads),
Brian
Ovington (joined the train at Worcester Shrub Hill/left at Reading) & David Hills

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Brian Ovington)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Bristol Temple Meads 05.58d ?
4.50 Filton Jn 06/06 ?
5.69 Bristol Parkway 06/07 ?
10.39 Westerleigh Jn 06/12 ?
18.52 Charfield 06/20 ?
31.77 Standish Jn 06/30 ?
38.07 Gloucester Yard Jn 06/38 ?
44.37 Cheltenham Spa 06.51a ~ 06.53d ?
51.48 Ashchurch 07/01 ?
62.35 Abbotswood Jn 07/10 ?
66.29 Worcester Shrub Hill 07.20a ~ 07.22d ??.?? ~ 07.27
72.08 Droitwich Spa 07/30 07/37
77.70 Hartlebury 07/36 DIV
81.44 Kidderminster 07/43 DIV
88.23 Stourbridge Junction 07/50 DIV
96.47 Galton Jn 08/12 DIV
98.25 Soho South Jn 08/17 DIV
??.?? Bromsgrove DIV ??/??
100.26 Birmingham New Street 08.22a ~ 08.26d 08.16 ~ 08.26
101.00 Proof House Jn 08/28 08/30
101.77 St Andrews Jn 08/31 08/32
103.59 Camp Hill 08/34 08/43
107.38 King's Norton 08/40 08/47
112.46 Barnt Green 08/47 08/54
113.36 Blackwell 08/48 08/55
116.09 Bromsgrove 08/50 08/56
118.22 Stoke Works Jn 08/52 08/59
129.39 Abbotswood Jn 08/59 09/06
140.26 Ashchurch 09/09 09/14
147.37 Cheltenham Spa 09.13a ~ 09.14d 09.21 ~ 09.23
153.67 Gloucester Yard Jn 09/22 09/31
159.77 Standish Jn 09/28 09/37
173.22 Charfield 09/37 09/46
181.35 Westerleigh Jn 09/45 09/53
186.05 Bristol Parkway 09.51a ~ 09.52d 09.59 ~ 10.00
187.24 Filton Jn 09/54 10/02
191.74 Bristol Temple Meads 10.02a ~ 10.05d 10.11 ~ 10.14
208.49 Worle Jn 10/22 10/34
210.71 Weston-super-Mare 10p26a ~ 10p33d 10.38 ~ 10.45
212.43 Uphill Jn 10/36 10/48
226.06 Bridgwater 10/48 11/00
237.51 Taunton 10.58a ~ 11.00d 11.10 ~ 11.13
248.39 Whiteball S.B. 11/13 11/27
268.31 Exeter St Davids 11.33a ~ 11.37d 11.44 ~ 11.50
269.25 Exeter Central 11/10 11.52 ~ 11.57
270.22 Exmouth Jn 11/42 11/59
272.04 Pinhoe 11/45 12/02
285.63 Honiton 12x02 ~ 12x07 12/17
301.11 Chard Jn 12x22 ~ 12x24 12/33
317.75 Yeovil Junction 12/41 12/51
322.39 Sherborne 12/48 12/56
326.25 Templecombe S.B. 12/55 13/03
333.18 Gillingham 13p02a ~ 13p17d 13.05 ~ 13.21
358.62 Wilton 13/38 13/42
361.31 Salisbury 13c43 ~ 13c46 13.46 ~ 13.47
362.38 Tunnel Jn 13/50 13/52
370.33 Dean 14/05 14/01
377.76 Romsey 14/12 14/08
???.?? Allbrook Jn ??/?? 14L22 ~ 14L39
385.08 Eastleigh 14L26 ~ 14L38 14.41 ~ 14.44
389.68 Northam Jn 14/45 14/50
391.55 Southampton Dock Gates 14/50 14/59
392.75 Southampton Eastern Dock 15p00a ~ 15p20d [Berth 38/39] 15.07 ~ 15.27
394.15 Southampton Dock Gates 15/30 15/36
396.02 Northam Jn 15/35 15/46
400.62 Eastleigh 15.42 ~ ?
???.?? Allbrook Jn - 15.58 ~ 16.12
400.62 Eastleigh ~ 15.52 ?
405.42 Northam Jn 15/57 16/23
406.46 Southampton 16/00 16/26
407.75 Millbrook Dock Entrance 16/04 16/31
409.25 Southampton Western Dock 16p14a ~ 16p30d 16.37 ~ 16.54
410.55 Millbrook Dock Exit 16/40 17/00
412.04 Southampton 16/44 17/08
413.08 Northam Jn 16/47 17/12
417.68 Eastleigh 17L00a ~ 17L32d 17.17 ~ 17.36
424.64 Winchester 17/40 17/45
441.02 Worting Jn 17/57 ?
443.42 Basingstoke 18c02 ~ 18c03 18.05 ~ 18.06
457.16 Southcote Jn 18/18 ?
459.05 Reading 18.22a ~ 18.35d 18.26 ~ ??.??
476.20 Didcot Parkway 18/52 ?
486.37 Challow 19/07 ?
500.30 Swindon 19.20a ~ 19.22d ?
506.14 Wootton Bassett Jn 19/29 ?
517.17 Hullavington 19/37 ?
530.19 Westerleigh Jn 19/47 ?
534.69 Bristol Parkway 19.51a ~ 19.52d ?
536.08 Filton Jn 19/54 ?
540.58 Bristol Temple Meads 20L02a ~ 20L05d ?
557.33 Worle Jn 20/22 ?
559.55 Weston-super-Mare 20.26a ~ 20.28d ?
561.27 Uphill Jn 20/31 ?
574.70 Bridgwater 20/43 ?
586.35 Taunton 20.55a ~ 20.57d ?
597.23 Whiteball S.B. 21/11 ?
617.15 Exeter St Davids 21.30a ~ 21.32d ?
627.57 Dawlish Warren 21/43 ?
637.29 Newton Abbot 21.55a ~ 21.57d ?
646.06 Totnes 22.11a ~ 22.12d ?
653.03 Brent 22/25 ?
662.33 hemerdon 22/37 ?
669.18 Plymouth 22.45a ?


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