26th October 1985

Monmouthshire Railway Society
Sharpness Shunter

DMU's Used 51397+59507+51355 & 51065+59424+51319

Route :

DMU's Route
as listed Cardiff Central - Pengam Jn
as listed Pengam Jn - Tidal Sidings GF
as listed Tidal Sidings GF - Pengam Jn - Ebbw Jn - Newport - via BSC up service line - Severn Tunnel Jn - Caldicot GF - Sudbrook
as listed Sudbrook - Caldicot GF
as listed Caldicot GF - Caerwent
as listed Caerwent - Caldicot GF - Severn Tunnel Jn
as listed Severn Tunnel Jn - Patchway - Bristol Parkway - Yate Middle - Tytherington
as listed Tytherington - Yate Middle
as listed Yate Middle - Berkeley Road Jn
as listed Berkeley Road Jn - Sharpness
as listed Sharpness - Berkeley Road Jn - Gloucester - Over Jn
as listed Over Jn - Llanthony Yard
as listed Llanthony Yard - Over Jn
as listed Over Jn - Gloucester - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton West Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - Avonmouth - Stapleton Road - Dr. Days Jn - North Somerset Jn - St Philips Marsh - Bristol West Jn - Parson Street Jn - Portishead
as listed Portishead - Parson Street Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Dr. Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton - Filton West Jn - North Filton
as listed North Filton - Filton West Jn - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Jn - (via relief line) - Newport - Cardiff Central

Sources : Phil Wieland (left the train at Patchway owing to late running),
Paul Griffin (on the tour throughout)
& Jeremy Sleightholm (on from Cardiff to Patchway)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Hughes)

Location Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 08.10d 08.11
Cardiff East RL -
Pengam Jn 08.14a ~ 08.17d 08.18 ~ 08.21
Tidal Sidings GF 08.22a ~ 08.25d 08.29 ~ 08.32
Pengam Jn 08/30 RL 08/36
Ebbw Jn ML -
Newport West RL -
Newport (P1) 08.47a ~ 08.52d 08.55 ~ 08.59
Llanwern Works West 08/57 09/07
via BSC Up Service Line - -
Llanwern Works East 09/15 RL 09/21
Severn Tunnel Junction 09.24a ~ 09.25d 09.29 ~ 09.31
Caldicot GF 09/29 ?
Sudbrook 09.49a ~ 09.52d ?
Caldicot GF 10.12a ~ 10.15d 10.01 ~ 10.10
Caerwent 10.35a ~ 10.38d 10.29 ~ 10.36
Caldicot GF 10/46 ?
Severn Tunnel Junction 10.50a ~ 10.53d ?
Severn Tunnel West 10/55 ?
Pilning 11/01 ?
Patchway 11/07 ?
Bristol Parkway 11.09a ~ 11.11d ?
Westerleigh Jn 11/17 ?
Yate Middle 11.20a ~ 11.21d ?
Tytherington 11.46a ~ 11.49d ?
Yate Middle 12.14a ~ 12.17d ?
Charfield 12/24 ?
Berkeley Road 12.31a ~ 12.34d 13.06
Sharpness 12.55a ~ 13.05d 13.37
Berkeley Road 13/25 ?
Standish Jn 13/32 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn 13/40 ?
Gloucester 13.42a ~ 13.44 14.29 ~ 14.33
Over Jn 13.46a ~ 13.49d ?
Llanthoney Yard 13.54a ~ 14.04d 15.0x
Over Jn 14.09a ~ 14.12d 15.21
Gloucester 14.15a ~ 14.17d 15.29
Gloucester Yard Jn 14.19a ~ 14.24d 15.32
Standish Jn 14/30 ?
Charfield 14/41 ?
Westerleigh Jn 14/50 ?
Bristol Parkway 14/55 ?
Filton West Jn 14/57 ?
Hallen Marsh 15/04 ?
St Andrews Jn 15/07 ?
Avonmouth Dock Jn 15/08 ?
Stapleton Road 15/21 ?
Dr Days Jn 15/23 ?
North Somerset Jn 15/25 ?
St Phillips Marsh 15/28 ?
Bristol West Jn 15/31 ?
Parson Street Jn 15/34 ?
Portishead 16.09a ~ 16.12d ?
Parson Street Jn 16/47 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 16.52a ~ 16.54d ?
Dr Days Jn 16/56 ?
Stapleton Road 16/58 ?
Filton Jn 17/03 ?
Filton West Jn 17/05 ?
North Filton 17.07a ~ 17.17d ?
Filton West Jn 17/19 ?
Patchway 17/21 ?
Pilning 17/26 ?
Severn Tunnel West 17/32 RL ?
Severn Tunnel Junction 17.34a ~ 17.35d ?
Newport (P1) 17.52a ~ 17.57d ?
Cardiff Central 18.15a ?


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