4th May 1986

Branch Line Society
The Cornishman

DMU Used 51302+59469+51317

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Plymouth (via GWML) (1) Penzance
as listed Penzance Long Rock (via carriage reception line) St Erth St Ives
as listed St Ives St Erth
as listed St Erth Burngullow Jn
as listed Burngullow Jn Parkandillack
as listed Parkandillack Burgullow Jn Par
as listed Par St Blazey
as listed St Blazey Par Bridge Crossing
as listed Par Bridge Crossing St Blazey Goonbarrow Jn Carbis Wharf
as listed Carbis Wharf Par Lostwithiel
as listed Lostwithiel Carne Point
as listed Carne Point Lostwithiel  Plymouth

Notes :
(1) At Truro the train stopped the Home Signal (11.04 ~ 11.09), platform 11.10 - 11.13 (reverse), over east end crossover, then via Goods Line departing finally at 11.21.

Sources : Jeremy Sleightholm (on the train throughout) & Andy Pullar

Photo Review


The tour passes Golant (photo: Bernard Mills)


From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Hughes & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Plymouth 09.45d 09.46
Saltash 09/54 09/54
St Germans 09/59 10/00
Liskeard 10.11a ~ 10.13d 10.11 ~ 10.12
Largin 10/21 10/20
Lostwithiel 10/29 10/27
Par 10.35a ~ 10.37d 10.33 ~ 10.37
Burngullow 10/48 10/50
Truro (via No.4 siding) 11/06 Stopped at the Home Signal 11.04 ~ 11.09
 platform 11.10 (reverse) 11.13
over east end crossover, then via Goods Line 11.21d
Roskear Jn 11/24 11/39
St Erth 11.33a ~ 11.34d 11.50 ~ 11.50
Long Rock 11/42 11/56
Penzance 11.45a ~ 11.55d 11.59 ~ 12.07
Long Rock (via carriage reception line) 12/13 12/17
St Erth 12.18 ~ 12.19 12.24 ~ 12.24
St Ives 12.28a ~ 12.38d 12.36 ~ 12.42
St Erth 12.47a ~ 12.57d 12.54 ~ 12.55
Roskear Jn 13/08 13/15
Truro (via no.4 siding) 13/26 13/33
Burngullow 13.45 ~ 13.50 13.52 ~ 13.54
Drinnick Mill 14.01 ~ 14.03 14.06 ~ 14.06
Parkandillack 14.11 ~ 14.21 14.14 ~ 14.24
Drinnick Mill 14.29 ~ 14.31 14.31 ~ 14.32
Burngullow 14.42 ~ 14.44 14.43 ~ 14.46
Par 14.54~ 14.59 14.55 ~ 14.59
St Blazey 15.02a ~ 15.07 15.01 ~ 15.03
Par Bridge Crossing 15.13 ~ 15.18 15.09 ~ 15.18
St Blazey 15.24 ~ 15.25 15.20 ~ 15.20
Goonbarrow Jn 15.38 ~ 15.40 15.36 ~ 15.36
Carbis Wharf 15.58 ~ 16.08 15.50 ~ 16.04
Goonbarrow Jn 16.26 ~ 16.28 16.18 ~ 16.18
St Blazey 16.41 ~ 16.42 16.30 ~ 16.30
Par 16.44a ~ 16.45d 16.32 ~ 16.42
Lostwithiel 16.52 ~ 16.57 16.51 ~ 17.01
Carne Point 17.11 ~ 17.21 17.12 ~ 17.21
Lostwithiel 17.36a ~ 17.37d 17.35 ~ 17.35
Largin 17/47 17/49
Liskeard 17.54a ~ 17.55d 17.57 ~ 17.57
St Germans 18/05 18/08
Saltash 18/11 ?
St Budeaux Jn 18/15 18/17
Plymouth 18.22a 18.22


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