19th November 1994

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Sugar Loafer

Locos used 33109
Stock used 4986+5023+4916+4977+17165+1853+4998

Route : 1Z27 throughout
Paddington - Slough - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Bristol Parkway - Newport - Cardiff Central - Port Talbot Parkway - Dynevor Jn - Hendy Jn - Llandeilo - Llandrindod Wells - Craven Arms - English Bridge Jn - Abbey Foregate Jn - Telford Central - Wolverhampton - Galton Jn - Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Tyseley - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Didcot East Jn - Reading - Slough - Paddington

Notes :
Nigel Benning adds "this tour was due to be hauled by two Class 33's, but by the time of the tour only two 85 mph locos remained and only one was available for the tour".

Source : Dave Burbridge

Route, Distances and Timings (Booked & Actual)
(provided by Nigel Benning)

 
M C Location Booked Actual
0 00 London Paddington 07.50d -
1 73 Ladbroke Grove 07/53 -
5 13 Acton West 07/56 -
9 01 Southall 08/01 -
10 65 Hayes & Harlington 08/03 -
17 35 Dolphin Jn 08/10 -
18 31 Slough 08.13a ~ 08.15d - ~ -
24 14 Maidenhead 08/21 -
30 76 Twyford 08/26 -
35 73 Reading General 08.31a ~ 08.34d ??.?? ~ 08.40
53 05 Didcot Parkway 08/50 08/57
60 17 Wantage Road 08/56 -
63 75 Challow 09*01a ~ 09*05d - ~ -
66 34 Uffington 09/08 -
77 18 Swindon 09/20 09/23
83 02 Wootton Bassett Jn 09/25 -
94 05 Hullavington 09/34 -
107 07 Westerleigh Jn 09/44 -
111 57 Bristol Parkway 09/49 09/51
112 79 Patchway 09/51 09/54
116 45 Pilning 09/55 -
123 31 Severn Tunnel West 10/00 -
123 41 Severn Tunnel Junction 10/01 10/03
133 30 Newport 10/17 10/12
138 40 Marshfield 10/24 -
145 10 Cardiff Central 10c35a ~ 10c37d 10.25 ~ 10.27
156 20 Pontyclun 10/46 -
165 25 Bridgend 10/55 11/00
177 39 Port Talbot Parkway 11c07a ~ 11c08d 11.12 ~ 11.13
181 37 Court Sart Jn 11/11 -
182 46 Dynevor Jn 11/13 -
185 63 Felin Fran 11/18 -
193 43 Grovesend Loop Jn 11/30 -
194 09 Hendy Jn 11/31 11/41
194 61 Pontarddulais 11/33 -
199 43 Pantyffynnon 11t40a ~ 11t41d 11.53 ~ 11.53
207 44 Llandeilo 11t58a ~ 11t59d 12.14 ~ 12.15
218 59 Llandovery 12t18a ~ 12t19d 12.40 ~ 12.46
230 06 Llanwrtyd 12.38a ~ 13.22d 13.11 ~ 13.30
246 16 Llandrindod Wells 13.56a ~15.14d 14.00 ~ 15.15
246 53 Llandrindod Crossing 15t16a ~ 15t17d - ~ -
265 66 Knighton 15x57a ~ 16x02d 15.56 ~ 15.58
278 24 Craven Arms 16c29a ~ 16c31d 16.26 ~ 16.26
285 47 Church Stretton 16/40 -
291 76 Dorrington 16/46 -
297 33 Sutton Bridge Jn 16/51 -
297 73 English Bridge Jn 16/56 16/58
298 18 Abbey Foregate 16/58 17/00
308 12 Wellington 17/11 17/11
311 73 Telford Central 17/15 17/17
318 44 Cosford 17/23 -
327 04 Wolverhampton North Jn 17/39 -
327 47 Wolverhampton 17/43 17.35a ~ 17.37d
333 07 Dudley Port 17/52 -
336 52 Galton Jn 17/58 -
338 30 Soho South Jn 18/00 -
340 31 Birmingham New Street 18c03a ~ 18c06d 17.56 ~ 18.05
341 05 Proof House Jn 18/08 -
342 02 St Andrews Jn 18/11 -
342 28 Bordesley Jn 18/12 -
343 60 Small Heath South Jn 18/17 -
344 34 Tyseley 18/18 18/18
351 44 Dorridge 18/26 -
358 25 Hatton 18/32 -
362 37 Warwick 18/36 -
364 14 Leamington Spa 18/38 18.39a ~ 18.40d
375 43 Fenny Compton 18/50 -
384 23 Banbury 18/57 19/00
389 27 Aynho Jn 19/04 -
395 18 Heyford 19/09 -
404 07 Wolvercot Jn 19/17 -
406 78 Oxford 19/20 19/22
416 45 Didcot North Jn 19/31 -
417 44 Didcot East Jn 19/32 19/32
434 32 Reading General 19.50a ~ 19.53d 19.48a ~ ??.??
439 29 Twyford 19/59 -
446 11 Maidenhead 20/04 -
451 74 Slough 20.09a ~ 20.11d - ~ -
453 27 Dolphin Jn 20/13 -
459 39 Hayes & Harlington 20/20 -
461 24 Southall 20/22 -
465 17 Acton West 20/30 -
468 37 Ladbroke Grove 20/33 -
470 25 London Paddington 20.50a -

Key;
a : arrival time
c : crew change
d : departure time
t : token swap
x : crossing train
/ : passing time
* : pathing/operational stop
A time in brackets is approximate

All distances, in miles and chains (M & C), are taken from the timing sheet given out on the train.
No attempt has been made to verify the mileages given.


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