19th March 1983

F & W Railtours
The Essex Explorer
2

Locos Used 37263 & 50042

Route : 1Z40 throughout

Loco Route
50042 Plymouth - Totnes - Newton Abbot - Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Bridgwater - Weston-super-Mare - Bristol Temple Meads - Filton Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Charfield - Standish Jn - Gloucester
50042 Gloucester - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Slough - Acton Wells - Willesden - West London Jn - Camden Road - Victoria Park - Channelsea South Jn - Stratford - Temple Mills East - Tottenham South Jn - Seven Sisters - Bury Street Jn - Enfield Town
50042 Enfield Town - Bury Street Jn - Seven Sisters - Hackney Downs - Bethnal Green - London Liverpool Street
37263 London Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green - Stratford - Shenfield - Wickford - Southminster
37263 Southminster - Wickford - Shenfield - Stratford - Bow Jn - Gas Factory Jn - Fenchurch Street
50042 Fenchurch Street - Gas Factory Jn - Barking - Upminster - Pitsea - Shoeburyness
37263 Shoeburyness - Tilbury Riverside
50042 Tilbury Riverside - Grays - Barking - Woodgrange Park - South Tottenham - Junction Road Jn - Carlton Road Jn - West Hampstead - Cricklewood Jn - Acton Wells - Slough - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Chippenham - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Plymouth

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is booked route.

Sources : Mark Alden & Mike Hodge

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Chalcraft)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Plymouth 04.13d 22.20a 749.30
6.65 Hemerdon 04/23 22/14 742.45
16.15 Brent 04/34 22/02 733.15
23.12 Totnes 04.42a ~ 04.43d 21.50a ~ 21.51d 726.18
31.69 Newton Abbot 04.55a ~ 04.56d 21.37a ~ 21.38d 717.41
41.41 Dawlish Warren 05/07 21/25 707.69
52.03 Exeter St Davids 05.16a ~ 05.17d 21.13a ~ 21.15d 697.27
71.75 Whiteball SB 05/34 20/55 677.35
72.63 Taunton 05.42a ~ 05.44d 20.38a ~ 20.40d 666.47
94.28 Bridgwater 05/54 20/23 655.02
109.43 Weston-super-Mare 06.06a ~ 06.08d 20.02a ~ 20.06d 639.57
111.65 Worle Jn 06/11 19/58 637.45
128.40 Bristol Temple Meads 06.27a ~ 06.30d 19.35a ~ 19.40d 620.70

 

M.C Location Booked
133.10 Filton Jn 06/37
134.29 Bristol Parkway 06.39a ~ 06.40d
138.79 Westerleigh Jn 06/46
147.12 Charfield 06/54
160.37 Standish Jn 07/04
167.49 Gloucester 07.12a ~ 07.25d
174.59 Standish Jn 07/35
179.40 Stroud 07.40a ~ 07.41d
190.54 Kemble 07/55
204.30 Swindon 08.08a ~ 08.10d
212.23 Challow 08/22
228.43 Didcot Parkway 08/30
245.55 Reading 08.48a ~ 08.50d
250.52 Twyford 08/55
257.34 Maidenhead 09/01
263.17 Slough 09/11
272.47 Southall 09/18
278.79 Ealing Broadway 09.23a ~ 09.24d
280.34 Acton Main Line 09.27a ~ 09.28d
281.14 Acton Wells Jn 09/31
282.40 Willesden Junction 09/36
? West London Jn 09.38 ~ 09.39
287.57 Camden Road Jn 09/51
290.50 Dalston Western Jn 09/58
292.56 Victoria Park 10/03
293.38 Channelsea South Jn 10/05
293.79 Stratford 10c08 ~ 10c10
294.51 Temple Mills East 10/12
297.57 Tottenham South Jn 10/20
299.19 South Tottenham East Jn 10/24
298.46 Seven Sisters 10/27
302.18 Bury Street Jn 10/34
303.53 Enfield Town 10.38a ~ 11.00d
305.08 Bury Street Jn 11/05
308.60 Seven Sisters 11/11
311.26 Hackney Downs 11/16
313.18 Bethnal Green 11/19
314.28 Liverpool Street 11L23a ~ 11L42d
315.38 Bethnal Green 11/45
318.31 Stratford 11.50 ~ 11.51
327.69 Gidea Park 12/02
334.44 Shenfield 12/12
343.28 Wickford 12/23
351.55 Fambridge 12x37 ~ 12x43
359.40 Southminster 12.56a ~ 13.10d
368.05 Fambridge 13x23 ~ 13x26
376.32 Wickford 13/38
385.17 Shenfield 13/48
391.71 Gidea Park 13/56
401.29 Stratford 14.08 ~ 14.09
402.43 Bow Jn 14/12
403.25 Gas Factory Jn 14/15
404.24 Stepney East 14/17
406.02 Fenchurch Street 14L21a ~ 14L30d
407.60 Stepney East 14/34
413.44 Barking 14/43
421.22 Upminster 14/53
441.57 Southend Central 15/17
445.42 Shoeburyness 15L24a ~ 15L44d
449.27 Southend Central 15/50
458.40 Pitsea 16/01
468.72 Tilbury Riverside 16L16a ~ 16L38d
471.47 Grays 16/45
478.63 Rainham 16/54
483.75 Barking 17/00
485.65 Woodgrange Park 17/03
492.05 South Tottenham 17/13
495.03 Upper Holloway 17/20
495.32 Junction Road Jn 17/22
496.08 Carlton Road Jn 17/25
498.03 West Hampstead 17/28
499.23 Cricklewood Jn 17.32 ~ 17.34
503.03 Acton Wells Jn 17/44
503.63 Acton Main Line 17.47a ~ 17.48d
505.18 Ealing Broadway 17/52
511.50 Southall 17/58
521.00 Slough 18/05
526.63 Maidenhead 18/09
533.45 Twyford 18/13
538.42 Reading 18.18a ~ 18.19d
555.54 Didcot Parkway 18/33
565.64 Challow 18/40
579.57 Swindon 18.53a ~ 18.55d
585.41 Wotton Bassett Jn 19/02
596.30 Chippenham 19/09
606.79 Bathampton Jn 19/17
620.00 North Somerset Jn 19/33

Timings continue in first table.

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