27th July 1985

Pullman Rail
The Red Dragon

Locos Used 47500 & steam: 75069 & 92220

Route : 1Z16 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47500 Birmingham New Street Dudley Port Wolverhampton Wellington Shrewsbury
92220 Shrewsbury Craven Arms Hereford Abergavenny Maindee North Jn Newport
75069 + 92220 Newport Severn Tunnel Junction Chepstow Gloucester Cheltenham Spa Abbotswood Jn Norton Jn Worcester Shrub Hill
47500 Worcester Shrub Hill Norton Jn Evesham Oxford (via Didcot avoiding line) Reading Twyford Slough London Paddington

Source : Andy Pullar & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 09.57d 09.58
Dudley Port 10/08 ?
Wolverhampton 10/15 10/14
Cosford 10/27 10/24
Wellington 10/38 ?10/35
Shrewsbury 10L53a ~ 11L20d 11.06 ~ 11.34
Sutton Bridge Jn 11/23 11/37
Church Stretton 11/43 11/55
Craven Arms 11p57a ~ 12p17d 12.04 ~ 12.18
Woofferton 12/38 ?
Leominster 12/48 12/39
Shelwick Jn 13/07 12/56
Hereford 13w12a ~ 13w40d 13.00 ~ 13.31
Pontrilas 14/00 13/53
Abergavenny 14/20 14/12
Pontypool 14/38 14.23 ~ 14.38
Maindee North Jn 14/50 14/53
Newport 14L55a ~ 15L50d 14.56 ~ 15.50
Severn Tunnel Junction 16/08 16/16
Lydney 16/30 16/39
Awre Jn 16/38 16/45
Gloucester 17w00a ~ 17w20d 17.03 ~ 17.19
Barnwood Jn 17/24 17/23
Cheltenham Spa 17/33 17.32 ~ 17.33
Ashchurch 17/45 17/41
Abbotswood Jn 18/04 17/58
Norton Jn 18/06 18/00
Worcester Shrub Hill 18L15a ~ 18L35d 18.18 ~ 18.35
Norton Jn 18/39 18/39
Evesham SB 18t50 ~ 18t51 18.49 ~ 18.49
Evesham 18*52 ~ 18*56 18.51 ~ 18.55
Moreton-in-Marsh 19*17 ~ 19*32 19.11 ~ 19.30
Ascott-under-Wychwood 19/45 19/47
Wolvercot Jn 19/59 20/00
Oxford 20.04a ~ 20.06d 20.06 ~ 20.08
Didcot North Jn 20/17 20/17
Didcot East Jn 20/18 20/18
Reading 20.36a ~ 20.38d 20.41 ~ 20.43
Twyford 20/45 20/49
Maidenhead 20/51 20/54
Slough 20/56 20/59
Southall 21/04 21/06
Paddington 21.17a 21.16


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