30th November 1996

Past Time Rail
The
Devonian

Locos Used 47745 & steam: 6024 'King Edward I' & 7325
Stock Used 11 Coaches (A to L: D - buffet; J, K & L - premier)

Route :

Loco(s) Route
47745 Watford Junction - Bletchley - Northampton Rugby Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Galton Jn - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill Cheltenham Spa Barnwood Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Jn - Stapleton Road - Bristol Temple Meads Bridgwater - Taunton Exeter St Davids - Plymouth
6024 + 7325 Plymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Worcester Shrub Hill
4745 Worcester Shrub Hill - (reverse of outward route) - Watford Junction

Notes :
(1) Gordon Jakes comments: I recall that it was a good day out with creditable attacks on the Devon banks given the wet conditions!

Source : Gordon Jakes (joined/left train at Birmingham New Street)

Photo Review
(all photos:
Gordon Jakes)


6024 & 7325 at Plymouth, about to go onto the train.


The pair are readied for departure.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Gordon Jakes)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
0.00 Watford Junction 05.00d 23.20a
32.30 Milton Keynes Central ??.??a ~ 05.35d 22.45a ~ ??.??d
48.33 Northampton ??.??a ~ 06.00d 22.25a ~ ??.??d
67.32 Rugby ??.??a ~ 06.25d 22.05a ~ ??.??d
89.47 Birmingham International ??.??a ~ 06.50d 21.40a ~ ??.??d
97.65 Birmingham New Street ??.??a ~ 07.05d 21.15a ~ ??.??d
116.47 Kidderminster ??.??a ~ 07.40d 20.40a ~ ??.??d
131.62 Worcester Shrub Hill ??.??a ~ 08.10d 20L05a ~ ??L??d
197.77 Bristol Temple Meads ??.??a ~ 09.20d 17.35a ~ ??.??d
325.46 Plymouth 11L40a 13L10d


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