18th October 1986

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Worcester Sorcerer

Locos Used 37149, 37306 & 45144
Stock Used 10 vehicles AB/EH

Route : 1Z26 throughout

Traction Route
45144 London St Pancras - Cricklewood Curve Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Hounslow - Staines - Ascot - Reading - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Honeybourne
37306 (1) Honeybourne - Long Marston
45144 + 37306 Long Marston - Honeybourne
45144 Worcester Shrub Hill - Great Malvern - Hereford - Little Mill Jn
37149 (1) Little Mill Jn - ROF Glascoed (BR limit)
45144 (2) ROF Glascoed - Little Mill Jn - Maindee North Jn - Maindee Goods Loop
45144 Maindee Goods Loop - Maindee East Jn - Severn Tunnel - Dr Day's Jn - Bath - Trowbridge - Heywood Road Jn - Pewsey - Reading - Earley - Ascot - Staines - Hounslow - Old Kew Jn - Cricklewood Curve Jn - London St Pancras 

Notes :
(1)  45144 on rear.
(2)  37149 on rear.


45144 on the Glascoed MoD branch (photo: Ray Pettit)

Sources : Robin Addison (on the train throughout)
& Paul Griffin
(on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison & Richard Hughes)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 St Pancras 0753a 08.09   2101d ? 371.16
5.19 Cricklewood Curve Jn 08/03 -   20/51 20/51 365.77
6.03 Dudding Hill Jn 08/05 08/24   20/48 20/49 365.13
9.00 Acton Wells Jn 08/12 -   20/42 - 362.16
11.46 Kew East Jn 08/21 -   20/35 20/36 359.50
12.08 Old Kew Jn 08/24 -   20/32 20/34 359.08
15.47 Hounslow 08/29 08/48   20/27 20/28 355.49
16.45 Feltham Jn 08/31 -   20/25 20/26 354.51
22.12 Staines 08.39a  ~  08.40d 09.03 ~ 09.04   20.16a  ~  20.17d 20.19 ~ 20.19 349.04
26.25 Virginia Water 08/49 -   20/08 - 344.71
32.09 Ascot 08/57 -   20/00 - 339.07
39.61 Wokingham 09/12 09/29   19/45 19/52 331.35
43.54 Earley 09/22 09/35   19/39 19/44 327.42
46.08 Reading New Jn 09/27 09/44   19/35 - 325.08
46.46 Reading 09.33a  ~  09.35 09.45 ~ 09.47   19.31a ~ 19.33d 19.14 ~ 19.32 324.50

(from Robin Addison & Richard Hughes)

M.C Location Booked Actual
63.34 Didcot East Jn 09/49 -
64.33 Didcot North Jn 09/50 10/03
74.00 Oxford 10.03a  ~  10.05d 10.16 ~ 10.18
76.71 Wolvercote Jn 10/09 -
90.75 Ascott-under-Wychwood 10/22 -
95.18 Kingham 10/25 10/40
102.15 Moreton-in-Marsh 10t33a  ~  10t34d -
112.18 Honeybourne Station 10L44a  ~  10L59d ? ~ 11.04
115.19 Long Marston 11.19a  ~  11.39d -
118.20 Honeybourne Station 12L04a  ~  12L09d ? ~ 12.18
126.16 Evesham 12/25 -
123.37 Evesham Signalbox 12t26a  ~  12t27d ? ~ 12.37
133.67 Norton Jn 12/39 -
136.72 Worcester Shrub Hill 12c48a  ~  13c02d 12.52 ~ 13.02
137.53 Worcester Foregate Street 13/04 -
138.26 Henwick 13/05 -
142.63 Newland East L/C 13/09 -
144.36 Malvern Link 13/11 13/18
145.47 Great Malvern 13/12 -
146.54 Malvern Wells 13*14a  ~  13*34d -
152.47 Ledbury 13*41a  ~  14*05d 13.37 ~ 14.06
164.52 Shelwick Jn 14/19 -
166.29 Hereford 14p22a  ~  14p37d 14.22 ~ 14.36
178.49 Pontrilas 14/49 -
190.40 Abergavenny 14/59 14/59
198.17 Little Mill Jn 15L06a  ~  15L21d ? ~ 15.20
200.01 Glascoed 15.36a  ~  16.01d 15.33 ~ 15.58
201.65 Little Mill Jn 16.16a  ~  16.19d ? ~ 16.16
203.32 Pontypool 16/23 -
212.46 Maindee North Jn 16/35 -
? Maindee Goods Loop 16L37a  ~  16L47d ? ~ 16.47
212.78 Maindee East Jn 16.49a  ~  16.51d ? ~ 16.26
? Magor 17/23 16/37
222.11 Severn Tunnel Jn 17c26a  ~  17c28d 16.59 ~ 17.08
229.07 Pilning 17/34 17/17
232.53 Patchway 17/38 17/20
233.66 Filton 17/39 17/22
237.77 Dr Day's Jn 17/44 17/29
238.20 North Somerset Jn West 17/46 17/30
251.15 Bathampton Jn 18/00 -
260.37 Bradford South Jn 18/18 18/03
265.16 Hawkeridge Jn 18/24 -
266.03 Heywood Road Jn 18/27 18/15
272.42 Lavington 18/32 -
281.55 Woodborough 18/40 -
294.19 Bedwyn 18/50 18/40
307.42 Newbury 19/01 18/54
322.66 Southcote Jn 19/28 19/08


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