12th October 1985

S.E.G. / R.C.T.S.
The Avon & Somerset Railtour

DEMU Used 1017

Route : 1Z39 throughout (SR headcode 60)

DEMU Route
1017 Watford Junction - Wembley Central - Willesden WL Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - East Putney - Wimbledon - Basingstoke - Salisbury -Westbury - Taunton West
1017 Taunton West - Bristol West Jn - St Phillips Marsh - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Portishead
1017 Portishead - Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Clifton Down - Avonmouth - Hallen Marsh Jn - Severn Beach
1017 Severn Beach - Hallen Marsh Jn - Avonmouth Dock Jn
1017 Avonmouth Dock Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - North Filton - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Tytherington Quarry
1017 Tytherington Quarry - Yate South
1017 Yate South - Charfield - Standish Jn - Tuffley Jn
1017 Tuffley Jn - Standish Jn - Berkley Road - Sharpness Docks
1017 Sharpness Docks - Berkley Road - Standish Jn - Gloucester
1017 Gloucester - Standish Jn - Kemble - Swindon - Reading - Ealing Broadway - Old Oak Common East Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Barnes - New Kew Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden No.7 - Wembley Central - Watford Junction

Notes :
(1) John Kappler comments: The timings had the station name misspelled as "Dicdot", and ever since it has always been Dicdot to us, even now as Dicdot Parkway!!

Sources : David Garnett (taken from RCTS "Observer" magazine, Dec 85 issue)
John F Kappler + John J Kappler (on the tour throughout) &
LASERman (joined at Clapham Junction, left at Gloucester)

Photo Review


The train at Portishead (photo: LASERman)


A tour ticket, courtesy of Brian Halford.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John F Kappler + John J Kappler & LASERman)

M.C

Location

Booked

Actual

0.00

Watford Junction

07.24d

?

9.31

Wembley Central

??.??a ~ 07.35d

??.?? ~ ??.??

12.10

Willesden WL Jn

07/43

?

12.46

Mitre Bridge Jn

07/45

?

13.03

North Pole Jn

07/48

?

14.73

Kensington Olympia

07/53

?

17.61

Latchmere Jn

07/58

?

18.31

Clapham Junction

08.01a ~ 08.02d

08.07 - 08.10 [SL]

19.46

Point Pleasant Jn

08/06

08/13

20.17

East Putney

08/08

08.15 ~ 08.16

23.04

Wimbledon

08/15

08/22 [FL]

27.69

Surbiton

08/21

08/28

40.13

Woking

08/32

08/39

63.50

Basingstoke

08.52a ~ 08.53d

09.00 ~ 09.02

66.11

Worting Jn

08/57

09/06

82.16

Andover

09/12

09/20

98.35

Tunnel Jn

09/29

09/35

99.43

Salisbury

09.31a ~ 09.33d

09.38 ~ 09.41 [P4]

101.29

Wilton Jn

09/37

?

120.22

Warminster

09/55

10/03

123.74

Westbury

10.06a ~ 10.13d

10.09 ~ 10.14

125.29

Fairwood Jn

10/15

10/17

128.50

Clink Road Jn

10/20

10/21

130.52

Blatchbridge Jn

10/22

10/23

143.49

Castle Cary

10/34

10/34

171.04

Taunton

11.05a ~ ??.??d

10.57 ~ 10.59 [DFL]

?

Taunton West

??.?? ~ ??.??

11.00 ~ 11.05

?

Taunton

??.??a ~ 11.15d

11.07 ~ 11.17 [USL]

182.49

Bridgwater

11/28

11/28

196.12

Uphill Jn

11/42

11/40

199.05

Worle Jn

11/45

11/42

212.01

Parson Street

11/58

11/58

213.38

Bristol West Jn

12/02

?

214.12

St Phillips Marsh

12/05

?

214.46

North Somerset Jn

12/08

12.06 ~ 12.10

215.31

Bristol Temple Meads

12.11a ~ 12.21d

12.12 ~ 12.22 [P10]

217.15

Parson Street

12/26

12/25

218.19

Ashton Jn

12t30a ~ 12t31d

12.28 ~ 12.29

226.44

Portishead

12.58a ~ 13.04d

12.59 ~ 13.06

234.69

Ashton Jn

13t32a ~ 13t33d

13.32 ~ 13.32

235.73

Parson Street

13/47

13/35

237.57

Bristol Temple Meads

13.52a ~ 14.02d

13.43 ~ 14.05 [P9]

239.25

Stapleton Road

14/05

14/09

241.47

Clifton Down

14/10

14/14

246.57

Avonmouth

14/18

14/24

248.49

Hallen Marsh Jn

14/22

14/31

251.22

Severn Beach

14.27a ~ 14.37d

14.36 ~ 14.42

253.75

Hallen Marsh Jn

14/42

14.48 ~ 14.48

255.67

Avonmouth

14.46a ~ ??.??d

14/53

?

Avonmouth Dock Jn

??.?? ~ ??.??

14.55 ~ 14.58

?

Avonmouth

??.??a ~ 14.56d

15/00

257.59

Hallen Marsh Jn

15/00

15/05

263.09

North Filton

15/15

?

266.39

Bristol Parkway

15/21

15.25 ~ 15.26

271.09

Westerleigh Jn

15/26

15/33

272.40

Yate South

15t31a ~ 15t40d

15.38 ~ 15.40

278.00

Tytherington

16.00a ~ 16.10d

16.01 ~ 16.12

283.31

Yate South

16t30a ~ 16.47d

16.33 ~ 16.40

289.62

Charfield

16/54

16/48

302.66

Standish Jn

17/05

17/00

304.74

Tuffley Jn

17.13a ~ 17.18d

17.06 ~ 17.20

307.42

Standish Jn

17/25

?

322.42

Berkley Road

17/36

17.36 ~ 17.37

326.62

Sharpness Docks

17.56a ~ 18.06d

18.20 ~ 18.25

331.02

Berkley Road

18/28

18.41 ~ 18.42

346.42

Standish Jn

18/39

18/52

351.51

Gloucester Yard Jn

18/46

?

353.53

Gloucester

18.52a ~ 20.03d

19.44 ~ ??.??

354.55

Gloucester Yard Jn

20/06

?

362.??

Standish Jn

20/14

?

378.59

Kemble

20.34a ~ 20.44d

??.?? ~ ??.??

391.38

Swindon Loco Yard

21/00

?

392.35

Swindon

21c02a ~ 21c03d

??.?? ~ ??.??

406.28

Challow

21/18

?

416.03

Foxhall Jn

(relief line)

?

416.48

Dicdot

21/28

?

433.60

Reading

21.44a ~ 21.49d

??.?? ~ ??.??

438.57

Twyford

21/57

?

445.39

Maidenhead

22/03

?

451.22

Slough

22/09

?

460.52

Southall

22/17

?

464.02

Ealing Broadway

22c20a ~ 22c22d

??.?? ~ ??.??

466.74

Old Oak Common East Jn

22/28

?

467.30

North Pole Jn

22/29

?

465.20

Kensington Olympia

22/33

?

472.08

Latchmere Jn

22/38

?

472.58

Clapham Junction

22.44a ~ 22.45d

??.?? ~ ??.??

475.71

Barnes

22/52

?

478.19

New Kew Jn

22/58

?

478.58

Kew East Jn

23/01

?

479.39

South Acton Jn

23/03

?

481.25

Acton Wells Jn

23/07

?

471.25

Acton Canal Wharf

23/09

?

482.18

Willesden No.7

23/11

?

484.23

Wembley Central

23.18a ~ ??.??d

??.?? ~ ??.??

493.53

Watford Junction

23.30a

??.??


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