27th April 1994
The Exmoor Explorer
|Locos Used||47703 & steam: 4160 & 75069|
|Stock Used||Mark 1's|
|47703||Peterborough - manton Jn - Melton Mowbray - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Narborough - Nuneaton - Water Orton - Birmingham New Street - Smethwick Rolfe Street - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill|
|75069||Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Worle Jn - Weston-super-Mare - Uphill Jn - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard|
|4160 + 75069||Bishops Lydeard - Minehead|
|4160 + 75069||Minehead - Bishops Lydeard|
|47703||Bishops Lydeard - (reverse of outward route) - Uphill Jn - ??? - Worle Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Peterborough|
(1) Movements on/off the WSR noted as follows:
47703 arrived at Taunton and then onto the WSR at 14:05 with Mk1 Coaches in tow.
At 16:05 the loco exited the WSR towing D7017 out to Fairwater Yard.
At 17:08 the loco returned to the WSR still towing D7017!
At 17:54 47703 exited the WSR towing Mk1 charter stock Northbound again!
75069 at Bristol Temple Meads (photo: Malcolm Best)
Sources : Brian Garrett & Malcolm Best
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