2nd February 1985

Pullman Rail
The Red Dragon

Loco Used 47606, 81014 & steam: 4930 'Hagley Hall'

Route : 1Z49 throughout

Loco Route
81014 London Euston - (via WCML, Weedon) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
47606 Birmingham New Street - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport
4930 Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Chepstow - Gloucester - Standish Jn - Stroud - Swindon
4930 Swindon - Stroud - Standish Jn - Gloucester
47606 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street
81014 Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Euston 07.50d 07.52   20.40a 20.41
Willesden Junction 07/57 ?   20/31 ?
Watford Junction 08.06a ~ 08.07d ??.?? ~ 08.08   20.18a ~ 20.19d 20.22 ~ 20.23
Tring 08/18 08/19   20/05 20/11
Bletchley 08/29 08/28   19/58 20/00
Hanslope 08/35 ?   19/47 ?
Rugby 08.58a ~ 09.00d 08.59 ~ 09.01   19.25a ~ 19.27d 19.30 ~ 19.31
Coventry 09/16 09/11   19/14 19/15
Birmingham International 09/28 09/22   19/02 19/06
Birmingham New Street 09L45a ~ 10L00d 09.42 ~ 10.04   19L39a ~ 18L52d 18.43 ~ 18.58
Kings Norton 10/10 10/12   18/29 18/28
Barnt Green 10/16 10/17   18/21 18/22
Stoke Works Jn 10/20 10/21   18/11 ?
Abbotswood Jn 10/28 10/34   18/03 ?
Ashchurch 10/35 10/41      
Cheltenham Spa 10/41 10/48   17/50 17/53
Gloucester 10.51a ~ 10.53d 10.55 ~ 10.58   17L22a ~ 17L42d 17.21 ~ 17.43

 

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Awre Jn 11/06 11/10  
Lydney 11/11 11/15  
Severn Tunnel Junction 11/27 11/29  
Newport 11L37a ~ 11L47d 11.39 ~ 11.48  
Severn Tunnel Jn 12/06 12/06  
Lydney 12/29 12/29  
Awre Jn 12/36 12/37  
Gloucester 13w00a ~ 13w20d 12.56 ~ 13.21  
Gloucester Yard Jn 13/23 13/25   17/18 17/15
Standish Jn 13/32 13/35   17/09 17/06
Stroud ? ?   16p45a ~ 17p00d 16.41 ~ 16.57
Kemble 14p05a ~ 14p20d 14.06 ~ 14.19   16/25 16/22
Loco Yard Jn 14/40 ?   16/00 ?
Swindon 14w45a 14.42   15w55d 15.59

Timings continue in first table.

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