28th July 1985

F & W Railtours
The Darkle Dungeneer

Locos Used 33210, 33212, 47143, 56039, 56043, 56047 & 56049
Connecting DMU Used ?????

Route :
1Z10 throughout (main tour)
1Z40 : connecting DMU

Locos Route
47143 Plymouth - Taunton - Weston-Super-Mare - Bristol Temple Meads
56047 + 56049 Bristol Temple Meads - Newbury - Reading - Earley - Wokingham - Ash - Guildford - Gomshall - Redhill
56047 + 56049 Redhill - Edenbridge - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Ashford
33210 + 33212 Ashford - Appledore - Lydd Town - Dungeness
33210 + 33212 Dungeness - Lydd Town - Appledore - Ashford
56047 + 56049 Ashford - Maidstone East - Bickley Jn - Bromley Jn - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Factory Jn - Clapham Junction - Richmond - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet Jn - Andover - Salisbury - Westbury
56039 + 56043 Westbury - Bath - Bristol Temple Meads
47143 Bristol Temple Meads - Weston-Super-Mare - Taunton - Plymouth

Notes :
Tour originally advertised to run on 30/06/85.
Nick Lawford also comments: the above is correct as to what happened on day but 56047+56049 on return from Clapham Junction were booked via East Putney and Wimbledon - but on the day were diverted via Richmond as East Putney route not allowed to take 2 x 56 ... but only realised by Control on the day.

Route : 1Z40 (connecting DMU):

DMU Route
as listed Birmingham New Street - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Ashchurch - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester
as listed Gloucester - Charfield - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
as listed Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street

Source : Richard Szwejkowski (joined/left train at Taunton)
Start/finish point of main tour confirmed by Ian Monkton.

Timings (Booked Only)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Plymouth 06.30d 23.46a 128.40
6.65 Hemerdon 06/40 23/38 121.55
16.15 Brent 06/50 23/28 112.25
23.12 Totnes 06.58a ~ 07.00d 23.16a ~ 23.17d 105.28
31.69 Newton Abbot 07.12a ~ 07.14d 23.01a ~ 23.03d 96.51
41.41 Dawlish Warren 07/25 22/51 86.79
52.03 Exeter St Davids 07.39a ~ 07.41d 22.37a ~ 22.40d 76.37
71.75 Whiteball Summit 07/58 22/31 56.45
82.63 Taunton 08.11a ~ 08.13d 22.17a ~ 22.19d 45.57
94.28 Bridgwater 08.25a ~ 08.27d 22.01a ~ 22.03d 34.12
107.71 Uphill Jn 08/40 21/49 20.49
109.43 Weston-Super-Mare 08.43a ~ 08.46d 21.40a ~ 21.46d 18.77
111.65 Worle Jn 08/50 21/37 16.55
128.40
0.00
Bristol Temple Meads 09L10a ~ 09L25d 21L06a ~ 21L20d 0.00
28.27
0.70 North Somerset Jn 09/27 21/04 27.37
11.45 Bath Spa 09.38a ~ 09.40d 20.48a ~ 20.50d 16.62
13.71 Bathampton Jn 09/44 20/44 14.36
23.03 Bradford South Jn 09/56 20/34 5.24

Timings (Booked Only)

M.C Location Booked
27.62 Hawkeridge Jn 10/04
28.51 Heywood Road Jn 10/07
35.13 Lavington 10/13
56.70 Bedwyn 10/32
70.13 Newbury 10/43
85.37 Southcote Jn 10/56
86.21 Reading 11c01a ~ 11c03d
89.08 Earley 11/10
93.01 Wokingham 11/14
105.71 Ash 11/27
111.78 Guildford 11/35
113.13 Shelford Jn 11/37
119.52 Gomshall 11/47
130.46 Reigate 12.00a ~ 12.02d
132.33 Redhill 12.09a ~ 12.32d
142.76 Edenbridge 12p45a ~ 13p00d
152.09 Tonbridge 13c15a ~ 13c16d
157.32 Paddock Wood 13/23
178.56
0.00
Ashford (P2) 13L43a ~ 14L12d
8.41 Appledore 14/23
17.21 Lydd Town 14p58a ~ 15p08d
20.20
0.00
Dungeness 15.15a ~ 15.25d
2.29 Lydd Town 15/32
11.59 Appledore 16/08
20.20
0.00
Ashford (P2) 16L19a ~ 16L32d
19.21 Maidstone East 16/55
35.10 Otford Jn 17/12
41.66 Swanley 17/21
46.59 Bickley Jn 17/26
49.40 Shortlands Jn 17/29
50.44 Beckenham Junction 17c31a ~ 17c32d
56.02 Tulse Hill 17/45
57.08 Herne Hill 17/49
57.76 Brixton 17/51
59.23 Factory Jn 17/53
59.62 Longhedge Jn 17/56
60.70 Clapham Junction 18c00a ~ 18c01d
62.05 Point Pleasant Jn 18/04
62.56 East Putney 18/07
65.43 Wimbledon 18/14
70.27 Surbiton 18/21
82.51 Woking 18/33
106.09 Basingstoke 18/54
108.49 Worting Jn 18/57
124.47 Andover 19p15a ~ 19p25d
140.64 Salisbury Tunnel Jn 19/45
141.71 Salisbury 19/47
143.65 Wilton Jn 19/51
161.61 Warminster 20/08
166.39
0.00
Westbury 20L14a ~ 20L25d

Timings continue in first table.

DMU Connecting Service (Booked Timings Only):

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Birmingham New Street 06.45d 23.43a 93.58
10.48 Barnt Green 07/05 23/24 83.10
14.11 Bromsgrove 07.09a ~ 07.11d 23.12a ~ 23.14d 79.47
16.24 Stoke Works Jn 07/14 23/10 77.34
20.39 Droitwich Spa 07/19 23/04 73.19
26.18 Worcester Shrub Hill 07.28a ~ 07.30d 22.55a ~ 22.57d 67.40
30.12 Abbotswood Jn 07/37 22/47 52.59
40.79 Ashchurch 07/47 22/38 52.59
48.10 Cheltenham Spa 07.58a ~ 08.00d 22.28a ~ 22.30d 45.48
54.50 Gloucester 08.11a ~ 08.14d 22.09a ~ 22.16d 39.08
61.61 Standish Jn 08/24 21/55 31.76
75.06 Charfield 08/35 21/44 18.51
83.19 Westerleigh Jn 08/43 21/35 10.39
87.69 Bristol Parkway 08.49a ~ 08.51d 21.28a ~ 21.29d 5.69
89.08 Filton Jn 08/54 21/26 4.50
93.58 Bristol Temple Meads 09.03a 21.16d 0.00


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