27th September 1992

Flying Scotsman Services / InterCity / S.L.O.A.
The William Shakespeare Express

Loco Used steam: 5029

Route : 1Z38 throughout

Loco Route
5029 Ealing Broadway - Drayton Green - Greenford West Jn - South Ruislip - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Warwick - Hatton - Claverdon - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
5029 Stratford-upon-Avon - (reverse of outward route) - Banbury
5029 (2) set-back into Down Loop at Banbury
5029 Banbury - (reverse of outward route) - Ealing Broadway

Notes :
(1) Train was delayed at Bicester North on the outward leg due to over-running engineering works.
(2) Loco propelling.
(3) Train was delayed on the return due to a signal failure between Hatton and Warwick and at Warwick waiting two passengers who arrived in a taxi after missing the train at Stratford-upon-Avon.

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Ealing Broadway 11.42d 11.42   22.46a 22.57
West Ealing 11/45 11/46   22/44 22/54
Drayton Green 11/47 11/48   22/40 22/53
Castle Bar Park ? 11.50 ~ 11.52   ? 22.47 ~ 22.49
Greenford South Jn 11/56 11/57   22/34 22/42
Greenford 11/57 12/00   22/33 22/39
South Ruislip 12/11 12/06   22/28 22/29
West Ruislip 12/14 12/09   22/25 22/25
Gerrards Cross 12.24a ~ 12.25d 12.17 ~ 12.25   22.15a ~ 22.16d 22.12 ~ 22.15
High Wycombe 12/42 12/41   22/02 21/53
Princes Risborough 12w56 ~ 13w11 12.56 ~ 13.16   21w32 ~ 21w47 21/39
Bicester North 13/32 13.37 ~ 13.53   21/06 21/17
Aynho Jn 13/43 14/10   20/55 21/03
Banbury 13w48a ~ 14w30d 14.19 ~ 14.41   19w35a ~ 20w48d 20.02 ~ 20.50
Fenny Compton 14/46 14/54   19/19 19/40
Leamington Spa 15/00 15/06   19/05 19/22
Warwick 15.04a ~ 15.05d 15.10 ~ 15.11   18.54a ~ 18.55d 19.11 ~ 19.18
Hatton 18/11 15/22   18/48 18/52
Hatton West Jn 15/13 18/24   18/46 18/50
Bearley Jn 15/22 15/31   18/37 18/42
Stratford-upon-Avon 15.29a 15.37   18.30d 18.33


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