27th May 1995

Hertfordshire Railtours
Quantock Belle

HST used 43144+43034
Stock used 41003+41136+40752+42333+42143+42144+42145+44040
WSR locos used 7828, 88
WSR stock used 4419+4260+35257+4911+3058+25308+4660

Route :

 

Traction Route
43144+43034 London Paddington - Ealing Broadway - Slough - Reading - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Castle Cary - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
7828 Bishops Lydeard - Minehead
88 Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
43144+43034 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Castle Cary - Westbury - Bradford Jn - Chippenham - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Slough - Ealing Broadway - London Paddington

Source : Dave Burbridge

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Pete Drury)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Paddington 08.10d 08.10   20.26a 20.15
Ladbroke Grove 08/13 ?   ? ?
Acton West 08/17 ?   ? ?
Ealing Broadway 08/18 ?   ? ?
Southall 08/23 08/22   20/08 20/06
Hayes & Harlington 08/26 ?   20/06 20/05
Slough 08.32a ~ 08.34d 08.31 ~ 08.34   19.58 ~ 20.00 19.56 ~ 19.59
Maidenhead 08/39 08/39   19/53 19/52
Twyford 08/43 08/43   19/49 19/48
Reading 08.47a ~ 08.53d 08.47 ~ 08.53   19.42a ~ 19.44d 19.42 ~ 19.43

 

Location Booked Actual
Southcote Jn 08/58 08/58
Newbury 09/08 09/08
Bedwyn 09/16 ?
Lavington 09/29 ?
Heywood Road Jn 09/36 09/39
Fairwood Jn 09/38 09/41
Clink Road Jn 09/40 09/44
Blatchbridge Jn 09/42 ?
Castle Cary 09/50 09/54
Cogload Jn 10/06 10/08
Taunton 10.10 ~ 10.12 10.12 ~ 10.15
Silk Mill LC 10/15 ?
Norton Fitzwarren 10c19 ~ 10c24 10/25
Bishops Lydeard 10.46a ~ 16.50d 10.58 ~ 16.50
Norton Fitzwarren 17c16 ~ 17c21 17.02 ~ 17.20
Silk Mill LC 17/25 17/22
Taunton 17.28 ~ 17.30 17.25 ~ 17.29
Cogload Jn 17/34 17/34
Castle Cary 17/48 17/48
Blatchbridge Jn 17/56 ?
Clink Road Jn 18/03 ?
Fairwood Jn 18/07 18/03
Westbury 18.10 ~ 18.14 18.06 ~ 18.14
Bradford Jn 18/23 18/23
Thingley Jn 18*36 ~ 18*57 18.52 ~ 18.56
Chippenham 18/59 19/00
Wootton Bassett Jn 19/06 19/07
Swindon 19/09 19/10
Uffington 19/16 ?
Didcot Parkway 19/28 19/28

Timings continue in first table.

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