1st November 1986

F & W Tours
The Gargoylian Gasconader

Locos Used 37426, 47557 & 50030
Stock Used 8 coaches

Route : 1Z27 throughout

Loco Route
47557 Plymouth Exeter St Davids Taunton Bristol Temple Meads
37426 Bristol Temple Meads Bristol Parkway Cheltenham Spa Abbotswood Jn Stoek Works Jn Bromsgrove Kings Norton  Selly Oak Birmingham New Street Proof House Jn Landor Street Jn Water Orton Nuneaton Hinckley Leicester Loughborough Trent Toton Pye Bridge Jn Clay Cross South Jn Chesterfield Beighton Jn Treeton South Jn Tinsley Yard Rotherham Aldwarke Jn Mexborough St. James West Jn Bridge Jn Decoy Yard
37426 Decoy Yard Doncaster Knottingley Wakefield Kirkgate Healey Mills Huddersfield Diggle Stalybridge Miles Platting Manchester Victoria Windsor Bridge Bolton Lostock Jn Wigan North Western
37426 Wigan North Western Golbourne Jn Newton-le-Willows Earlstown Winwick Jn Warrington Bank Quay Crewe Stoke-on-Trent Norton Bridge Stafford Bushbury Jn Wolverhampton Portobello Jn Bescot Perry Barr North Jn Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street Proof House Jn St Andrews Jn Bordesley Jn Kings Norton (reverse of outward route) Bristol Temple Meads
50030 Bristol Temple Meads (reverse of outward route) Plymouth

Notes :
(1) Advertised route was via Worcester & Kidderminster both ways but revised due to engineering works in the Worcester area.
(20 Connections using service traisn were included in the ticket price, from Weston-super-Mare, Gloucester and Worcester.

Sources : Ian Monkton (joined/left the train at Bristol Temple Meads)
& Stephen Atkinson joined/left the train at
Birmingham New Street)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Stephen Atkinson)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Plymouth 05.15d 23.35a 127.39
6.65 hemerdon 05/25 ? ?
16.15 Brent 05/35 ? ?
23.12 Totnes 05.43a ~ 05.44d 23.03a ~ 23.04d 104.27
31.69 Newton Abbot 05.57a ~ 05.59d 22.48a ~ 22.50d 95.50
41.41 Dawlish Warren 06/10 ? ?
52.03 Exeter St Davids 06.22a ~ 06.25d 22.09a ~ 22.12d 75.36
71.75 Tiverton Parkway 06/40 ? ?
82.63 Taunton 06.54a ~ 06.56d 21.37a ~ 21.39d 44.56
94.28 Bridgwater 07/07 ? ?
107.71 Uphill Jn 07/17 ? ?
110.64 Worle Jn 07/19 ? ?
127.39
0.00
Bristol Temple Meads 07L36a ~ 07L58d 20L15a ~ 21L00d 0.00
278.30
4.50 Filton Jn 08/08 20/04 273.60
5.69 Bristol Parkway 08.10a ~ 08.11d 20.00a ~ 20.02d 272.41
10.39 Westerleigh Jn 08/18 19/54 267.71
18.51 Charfield 08/26 19/45 259.58
31.76 Standish Jn 08/35 19/35 246.33
38.06 Gloucester Yard Jn 08/40 19/29 240.23
44.36 Cheltenham Spa 08.48a ~ 08.50d 19.16a ~ 19.18d 233.73
51.47 Ashchurch 08/58 19/09 226.62
62.34 Abbotswood Jn 09/06 19/02 215.75
73.51 Stoke Works Jn 09/16 18/54 204.58
75.64 Bromsgrove 09/1 18/52 202.45
78.37 Blackwell 09/22 18/50 199.72
79.27 Barnt Green 09/25 18/49 199.02
84.17 Kings Norton Jn 09/32 18/42 194.12

 

M.C Location Booked
88.43 Church Road Jn 09/37
90.00 Birmingham New Street 09.41a ~ 09.46d
90.68 Proof House Jn 09/49
91.45 Landor Street Jn 09/50
97.62 Water Orton East Jn 09/57
100.36 Whitacre Jn 10/01
110.15 Abbey Jn 10/17
111.00 Nuneaton 10/19
111.77 Midland Jn 10/21
115.19 Hinckley 10/27
126.50 Wigston North Jn 10/37
129.61 Leicester 10c43 ~ 10c44
134.52 Syston South Jn 10/51
142.20 Loughborough 10/57
149.70 Trent South Jn 11/06
150.41 Trent East Jn 11/07
152.38 Totn Centre 11/10
155.63 Trowell Jn 11/14
169.63 Moreton 11/31
172.64 Clay Cross South Jn 11/37
176.74 Chesterfield 11c41 ~ 11c43
186.21 Beighton Jn 11/58
189.39 Treeton South Jn 12/04
189.69 Catcliffe Jn 12/06
190.56 Tinsley Yard 12/10
191.67 Shepcote Lane Jn 12/16
192.37 Tinsley South Jn 12/18
194.16 Rotherham Central 12/22
197.10 Aldwarke Jn 12/28
200.39 Mexborough 12/34
207.03 St James West Jn 12/47
207.21 Bridge Jn 12/49
208.47
0.00
Decoy Yard 12.52 ~ 13.05
1.65 Doncaster 13/10
6.04 Shaftholme Jn 13/16
16.13 Knottingley South Jn 13/32
18.55 Pontefract Monkhill 13/36
25.63 Crofton West Jn 13/49
27.41 Wakefield Kirkgate 13c53 ~ 13c55
29.65 Horbury Jn 13/59
32.39 Healey Mills 14/02
35.28 Thornhill LNW Jn 14/05
37.74 Heaton Lodge Jn 14/08
41.68 Huddersfield 14/14
48.69 Marsden 14/25
52.69 Diggle 14/30
59.76 Stalybridge 14/36
61.15 Ashton 14/40
61.76 Ashton Moss North Jn 14/41
66.12 Miles Platting 14/49
67.48 Manchester Victoria 14.52 ~ 14.54
69.34 Windsor Bridge 14/58
71.04 Agecroft Jn 15/01
78.22 Bolton 15/09
81.11 Lostock Jn 15/14
84.70 Crow Nest Jn 15/18
87.66 Wigan North Western 15.26 ~ 15.41
93.60 Golborne Jn 15/48
94.07 Lowton Jn 15/50
94.33 Newton-le-Willows Jn 15/52
95.57 Earlestown East Jn 15/54
97.29 Winwick Jn 15/57
100.42 Warrington Bank Quay 16/00
108.26 Weaver Jn 16/09
117.26 Winsford 16/15
126.65 Crewe 16c28 ~ 16c30
133.39 Kidsgrove 16/50
138.52 Etruria 16/57
139.68 Stoke-on-Trent 17/03
146.68 Stone Jn 17/13
150.52 Norton Bridge 17/24
156.01 Stafford 17/31
169.58 Bushbury Jn 17/46
171.32 Wolverhampton 17/48
173.16 Portobello Jn 17/53
177.33 Bescot 17/58
181.70 Perry Barr North Jn 18/04
184.61 Soho South Jn 18/10
186.62 Birmingham New Street 18.18a ~ 18.28d
187.50 Proof House Jn 18/31
188.33 St Andrews Jn 18/34
189.15 Camp Hill 18/37

Timings continue in first table.

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