13th March 1994

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Edgehill

 
Locos used 47811 & MOD shunters 273, 274 & 278
Stock Used 5023+5005+4959+4993+17169+1832+4998+5007+4939+4842+17170

Route : 1Z16 throughout
Loco(s) Route
47811 London Paddington - Slough - Reading - (via Didcot avoiding curve) - Oxford - Banbury - Fenny Compton Exchange Sidings
273 + 274 Fenny Compton Exchange Sidings - Burton Dasset - 'B' - Burton Dasset
273 + 274 (1) Burton Dasset - stop 10
278 (2) stop 10 - stop 9
273 + 274 (1) stop 9 - stop 12
278 (2) stop 12 - Burton Dasset
274 + 273 Burton Dasset - Fenny Compton Exchange Sidings
47811 Fenny Compton Exchange Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes:
(1) 278 on rear.
(2) 274 + 273 on rear.

273 "Edge Hill" is Thomas Hill 321V of 1987
274 "Waggoner" is Thomas Hill 322V of 1987
278 "Coppice" is Thomas Hill V333 of 1988

Sources : Stuart Smith (joined/left the train at Slough) & Alan Sheppard


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

 

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Paddington 09.35d ?   19.05a ?
1.73 Ladbroke Grove 09/38 ?   19/02 ?
5.56 Ealing Broadway 09/43 ?   18/58 ?
9.06 Southall 09/47 ?   18/50 ?
18.36 Slough 09.56a ~ 09.58d ?   18.38a ~ 18.39d ?
24.19 Maidenhead 10/04 ?   18/31 ?
31.01 Twyford 10/10 ?   18/27 ?
35.78 Reading General 10.15a ~ 10.21d ?   18.19a ~ 18.20d ?
52.66 Didcot East Jn 10/36 ?   18/05 ?
53.65 Didcot North Jn 10/38 ?   18/04 ?
63.32 Oxford 10.51a ~ 10.53d ?   17.54a ~ 17.55d ?
66.23 Wolvercot Jn 10/56 ?   17/50 ?
75.12 Heyford 11/02 ?   17/44 ?
81.03 Aynho Jn 11/07 ?   17/39 ?
86.07 Banbury 11.14a ~ 11.16d 11.21a ~ 11.23d   17*09a ~ 17*34d 17.55 ~ 17.57
94.67 Fenny Compton 11.25a 11.36   17.00d 17.40

 

route time action
Fenny Compton Loco Exchange Point 11L40a ~ 11L53d loco change
Burton Dasset platform 12p15a ~ 13p47d photo stop
via 'B' branch - (via stop boards 6,7,8,5,4,3,2,1)
Burton Dasset platform 14L08a ~ 14L20d loco change
Edge Hill - (via stop boards 6,7,9) - stop board 10 14.48a ~ 14.54d reverse
return via same line to stop board 9 15.11a ~ 15.15d reverse
Edge Hill - (via stop boards 9,14,13) - stop board 12 15.26a ~ 15.28d reverse
Burton Dasset platform - (via stop boards 13,14,9,7,6) 15L49a ~ 16L34d detach loco & run-round
Fenny Compton Loco Exchange Point 16L55a ~ 17L03d loco change
 
Fenny Compton 17.05a ~ 17.12d  
Fenny Compton Jn 17.16a ~ 17.33d reverse
Fenny Compton SB (down main) 17.35a ~ 17.37d reverse
xross-over to up main 17/40  


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