25th - 26 January 1985

R.E.S.L.
The Cornishman

Locos Used 20006, 20133, 25034, 25192, 25237, 31154, 37088, 37099, 37189, 37207 'William Cookworthy' & 40012

Route : 1Z40 throughout

Date Loco(s) Route
25/01 25034 + 25192 London St Pancras Luton Bedford
25/01 31154 (1) Bedford Kettering Market Harborough - Leicester
25/01 20006 + 20133 Leicester Nuneaton Water Orton Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
26/01 40012 Birmingham New Street Selly Oak - Kings Norton Bromsgrove Worcester Shrub Hill Cheltenham Spa Bristol Parkway Bristol Temple Meads
26/01 37189 + 37088 Bristol Temple Meads Taunton Exeter St Davids Plymouth
26/01 37207 + 37099 Plymouth Liskeard Par Truro (2)
26/01 37207 (3) Truro Burngullow Jn
26/01 37099 (4) Burngullow Jn Parkandillack
26/01 37207 (3) Parkandillack Burngullow Jn Par Lostwithiel
26/01 37099 (4) Lostwithiel Carne Point
26/01 37207 (3) Carne Point Lostwithiel Loop
26/01 37099 + 37207 Lostwithiel Loop Liskeard Plymouth Lipson Jn Mount Gould Jn Plymouth Friary
26/01 37088 + 37189 Plymouth Friary Laira Jn Newton Abbot Heathfield
26/01 37088 + 37189 Heathfield Newton Abbot
26/01 37189 + 37088 Newton Abbot (reverse of outward route) Bristol Temple Meads
26/01 40012 Bristol Temple Meads (reverse of outward route) Leicester
26/01 25237 + 25034 Leicester (reverse of outward route) London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) plus 25034 + 25192 dead-in-tow.
(2) Train was booked to reverse at Falmouth but this was omitted due to late running (the tour would have clashed with the first service train on the branch).
(3) 37099 on rear.
(4) 37207 on rear.

Sources : Ian Monkton, Kevin Driscoll & Adrian Nicholls

Photo Review


37207 at Carne Point (photo: Adrian Nicholls)


40012 at Bristol Temple Meads (photo: Adrian Nicholls)


25237 & 25034 on arrival back at St Pancras (photo: Adrian Nicholls)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll)

M.C Location Booked (out) (actual) Booked (rtn) (actual) M.C
0.00 St Pancras 20.00d 21.30a 854.25
3.72 West Hampstead Midland Road 20/07 21/26 850.32
7.06 Hendon 20/10 21/19 847.02
19.71 St Albans City 20/22 21/09 824.06
30.19 Luton 20.31a ~ 20.32d 20.53a ~ 20.55d 821.50
40.24 Flitwick 20/43 20/35 814.01
49.46 Bedford South Jn 20/48 ? ?
49.65 Bedford 20.51a ~ 20.53d 20.21a ~ 20.23d 804.40
50.02 Bedford North Jn 20/53 20/20 804.23
56.45 Sharnbrook SB 21/02 20/15 797.60
65.11 Wellingborough 21/10 20/05 789.14
72.01 Kettering 21.17a ~ 21.18d 19.56a ~ 19.58d 782.24
82.74 Market Harborough 21/28 19/44 771.30
88.71 Kibworth 21/33 19/40 765.34
95.71 Wigston North Jn 21/39 19/32 758.34
99.03 Leicester 21L47a ~ 22L02d 19L15a ~ 19L27d 755.22
102.11 Wigston North Jn 22/07 19/10 752.14
116.66 Nuneaton Midland Jn 22/26 18/50 737.38
117.63 Nuneaton 22.28a ~ 22.30d 18.47a ~ 18.49d 736.42
118.10 Abbey Jn 22/33 18/44 735.56
128.27 Whitacre Jn 22/45 18/27 725.78
131.22 Water Orton 22/51 18/23 723.02
137.29 Landor Street Jn 23/01 18/16 716.76
138.19 Proof House Jn 23/02 18/14 716.06
138.74 Birmingham New Street 23.05a ~ 23.07d (??.?? ~ 00.06) 18.09a ~ 18.12d (18.20 ~ ??.??) 715.31
140.30 Church Road Jn 23/12 18/04 713.74
144.34 Kings Norton 23/17 17/57 709.70
149.42 Barnt Green 23/23 17/48 704.62
150.72 Blackwell 23/24 17/41 703.33
155.18 Stoke Works Jn 23/28 17/38 699.06
159.22 Droitwich Spa 23/34 17/32 695.02
167.78 Worcester Shrub Hill 23.42a ~ 23.46d 17.18a ~ 17.24d 686.26
171.12 Norton Jn 23/51 17/13 683.13
172.01 Abbotswood Jn 23/53 17/12 682.24
182.68 Ashchurch 00/02 17/00 671.37
189.79 Cheltenham Spa 00.08a ~ 00.11d 16.50a ~ 16.52d 664.26
195.42 Barnwood Jn 00/18 16/41 658.62
196.29 Gloucester Yard Jn 00/19 16/39 657.75
202.39 Standish Jn 00/25 16/29 651.65
212.12 Charfield 00/35 16/19 642.12
220.24 Yate South Jn 00/41 16/13 633.79
221.77 Westerleigh Jn 00/43 16/11 632.27
226.47 Bristol Parkway 00/48 16/06 627.48
227.66 Filton Jn 00/49 16/05 626.38
230.66 Stapleton Road 00/56 16/00 623.38
232.36 Bristol Temple Meads 01L00a ~ 01L50d 15L44a ~ 15L56d 621.68
249.14 Worle Jn 02/06 15/24 605.10
252.07 Uphill Jn 02/08 15/21 602.17
265.50 Bridgwater 02/18 15/10 588.54
277.15 Taunton 02/28 15/00 577.09
288.03 Whiteball Tunnel 02/38 14/49 566.21
307.75 Exeter St Davids 02/56 14/29 546.29
318.38 Dawlish Warren 03/06 14/18 535.66
328.10 Newton Abbot 03/16 13.32a ~ 14.02d (??.?? ~ 14.07) 526.14

 

M.C Location Booked
332.02 Dainton Tunnel 03/23
336.66 Totnes 03/29
353.13 Hemerdon 03/50
358.46 Lipson Jn ?03/55?
359.78 Plymouth 03L53a ~ 04L08d
362.70 St Budeaux Jn 04/13
364.17 Saltash 04/17
369.14 St Germans 04/23
377.57 Liskeard 04/33
382.71 Largin 04/40
390.25 Lostwithiel 04/50
394.59 Par 04/56
399.25 St Austell 05/02
401.46 Burngullow Jn 05/05
413.47 Truro 05L20a ~ 05L30d
- Falmouth 06.02a ~ 06.07d (DIV)
413.47 Truro 06.35a ~ 06.40d
425.48 Burngullow Jn 07.00a ~ 07.10d
428.29 Drinnick Mill 07t20a ~ 07t22d
430.54 Parkandillack 07.31a ~ 07.46d
432.79 Drinnick Mill 07t55a ~ 07t57d
435.60 Burngullow Jn 08t07a ~ 08t09d
442.48 Par 08/23
447.02 Lostwithiel 08.30a ~ 08.40d
451.69 Carne Point 08.57a ~ 09.22d
456.55 Lostwithiel Loop 09L42a ~ 09L52d
464.09 Largin 10/02
469.23 Liskeard 10/09
477.66 St Germans 10/19
482.63 Saltash 10/24
484.10 St Budeaux Jn 10/28
487.02 Plymouth 10/34 (11.06a ~ ??.??d)
488.34 Lipson Jn 10/38
488.71 Mount Gould Jn 10.41a ~ 10.43d
490.04 Plymouth Friary 10L48a ~ 11L25d
491.17 Mount Gould Jn 11.30a ~ 11.32d
491.54 Laira Jn 11/36
494.46 Hemerdon 11/44
503.76 Brent 11/55
510.73 Totnes 12/03
515.57 Dainton Tunnel 12/09
519.50 Newton Abbot 12t15a ~ 12t16d
522.72 Heathfield 12.40a ~ 13.10d

Timings continue in first table.

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