28th September 1985

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Welsh Washery Wanderer

Locos Used 33019, 37176 & 45139
Stock Used 18726+18805+18982+7210+13435+1671+35188+18882+18612+18927

Route: 1Z60 throughout

Locos Route
45139

London Paddington - Acton Main Line - Slough - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Bristol Parkway - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport

45139 (1)

Newport - Gaer Jn - Park Jn - Lime Kiln Jn - Aberbeeg Jn - Rose Heyworth

33019 (2)

Rose Heyworth - Aberbeeg Jn  - Lime Kiln Jn - Park Jn - Ebbw Jn

33019

Ebbw Jn - Cardiff Central - Cogan - Barry - Barry Island

33019

Barry Island - Cogan - Penarth Curve South Jn - Penarth Curve North Jn - Bridgend - Tondu

33019 (3)

Tondu - Maesteg

37176 (1)

Maesteg - Tondu

33019 (3)

Tondu - Blaengarw

37176 (1)

Blaengarw - Tondu

33019 (3)

Tondu - Ogmore Vale Washery

37176 (1)

Ogmore Vale Washery - Tondu - Cefn Jn - Newlands Jn - Margam

45139

Margam - Bridgend - - Barry - Cardiff Central - Newport - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 33019 on rear.
(2) 45076 on rear.
(3) 37176 on rear.

Sources : Martin Pettit (joined/left the train at Reading)
& LASERman (joined at Newport, left at Paddington)

Photo Review
(all photos: Ray Pettit)


45139 at Rose Heyworth Colliery, just 11 days before the mine closed.


37176 shows off its grime at Ogmore Vale.


33019 at the old Maesteg (Castle Street) station.

Source : Martin Pettit (joined/left the train at Reading)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison & LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

Paddington

07.30d

?

 

21.27a

21.35 [P1]

Ealing Broadway

07/37

?

 

21/16

21/27

Southall

07/39

?

 

21/14

21/24

Slough

07/46

?

 

21/08

21/19

Maidenhead

?

?

 

21/04

21/14

Twyford

07/55

?

 

21/00

?

Reading

08.00a ~ 08.02d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

20.51a ~ 20.53d

21.02 ~ 21.04

Didcot

08/16

?

 

20/39

20/47

Challow 

08/24

?

 

20/32

?

Swindon

08.39a ~ 08.41d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

20.18a ~ 20.20d

20.26 ~ 20.28

Wootton Bassett

08/48

?

 

20/11

20/19

Hullavington

08/56

?

 

19/59

?

Westerleigh Jn

09/06

?

 

19/48

?

Bristol Parkway

09.10a ~ 09.12d

??.?? ~ ??.??

 

19.42a ~ 19.44d

19.53 ~ 19.55

Patchway

09/14

?

 

19/40

19/51

Pilning

09/17

?

 

19/36

?

Severn Tunnel Junction

09/23

?

 

19/30

19/41

Newport

09L34a ~ 09L55d

09.?? ~ 10.08 [P1]

 

19.18a ~ 19.20d

19.30 ~ 19.31

Gaer Jn

10/00

10/10

 

Park Jn

10/03

10/13

 

Lime Kiln

10/16

10/25

 

Aberbeeg Jn

10/31

10/45

 

Rose Heyworth

10.46 ~ 11.00

10.56 ~ 11.10

 

Aberbeeg Jn

11/16

11.24 ~ 11.29

 

Lime Kiln

11/30

11/53

 

Park Jn

11/48

12/06

 

Ebbw Jn

11L51 ~ 12L00

12.08 ~ 12.11

 

Cardiff Central

12c17 ~ 12c20

12.25 ~ 12.27 [P4]

 

19.02a ~ 19.05d

19.15 ~ 19.16 [P2]

Cogan Jn

12/28

12/36

 

18/56

?

Barry

12.39 ~ 12.41

12/52

 

18/46

18/55

Barry Island

12.46a ~ 13.15d

12.56 ~ 13.16

 

Barry 

13/20

?

 

Rhoose

 

18/41

?

Aberthaw

 

18/39

?

Cogan Jn

13/30

13/22

 

Penarth Curve South

13/35

13/39

 

Penarth Curve North

13/38

?

 

Leckwith Jn

13/40

13/43

 

Bridgend

14c00 ~14c02

14.02 ~ 14.03

 

18c19 ~ 18c20

18.25 [DL] ~ 18.26

Tondu

14L09 ~ 14.25

14.11 ~ 14.24

 

Maesteg

14.49 ~14.59

14.40 ~ 14.59

 

Tondu

15.23 ~ 15.29

15.13 ~ 15.21

 

Blaengarw

15.41 ~ 15.51

15.48 ~ 16.00

 

Tondu

16.06 ~ 16.09

16.21 ~ 16.24

 

Ogmore Vale Washery

16.33 ~ 16.43

16.43 ~ 16.56

 

Tondu

17/07

17.15 ~ 17.15

 

Cefn Jn

17/17

17/24

 

Newlands Jn

17/30

?

 

Water Street Jn

 

18/08

18/15

Margam Yard

17L34a

17.39

 

17L57d

18.02


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