1st August 1998

Past Time Rail
The Devon Venturer

Loco(s) Used at least steam: 34027 Taw Valley (1)
Stock Used Booked for set BN91 (mark 1's)

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? (1)

London Victoria - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Twickenham - Feltham Jn - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Earley - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury Racecourse - Bedwyn - Heywood Road Jn - (via Westbury avoiding line) - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Cowley Bridge Jn - Exeter St Davids

????? (1)

Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central

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Exeter Central - Honiton - Yeovil Junction - Gillingham - Salisbury - Andover - Worting - Basingstoke - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Tour itinerary gave the loco as 34027 - confirmation is required it was used throughout. An assisting loco was shown in the timing sheets, coming off at Exeter Central. It is assumed this was only put on during the layover at Exeter St Davids and confirmation of that, and its identity, is required.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked Only)
(From John Broderick)

Miles Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) Miles
0.0 Victoria 06.43d 21.13a 181.7
1.8 Longhedge Jn 06/48 21/05 179.9
2.9 Clapham Junction 06.53a ~ 06.55d 20.58a ~ 21.01d 178.8
6.1 Barnes 07/01 20/53 175.6
10.3 Twickenham 07/07 20/44 171.4
13.8 Feltham Jn 07/09 20/42 167.9
19.1 Staines 07.18a ~ 07.20d 20.31a ~ 20.33d 162.6
23.3 Virginia Water 07/29 20/23 158.4

 

Miles Location Booked
28.0 Ascot 07/39
42.5 Earley 07/58
41.5 Spur Jn 08/02
42.4 Reading 08.05a ~ 08.08d
44.2 Southcote Jn 08/13
62.9 Newbury Racecourse 08w36 ~ 09w18
63.5 Newbury 09/21
76.8 Bedwyn 09/40
89.3 Woodborough 09*58 ~ 10*07
98.5 Lavington 10/22
105.0 Heywood Road Jn 10/30
107.4 Fairwood Jn 10/33
110.7 Clink Road Jn 10/38
111.7 Frome 10w41 ~ 11w05
112.9 Blatchbridge Jn 11/08
125.8 Castle Cary 11/25
148.3 Cogload Jn 11/45
153.3 Taunton 11/50
167.5 Tiverton Parkway 12/07
182.9 Cowley Bridge Jn 12/25
184.1
0.0
Exeter St Davids 12.29a ~ 14.00d
0.8 Exeter Central 14L06 ~ 14L12
1.9 Exmouth Jn 14/17
3.7 Pinhoe 14/24
17.4 Honiton 14p44a ~ 15p19d
32.7 Chard Junction SB 15/41
49.5 Yeovil Junction 16w02 ~ 16w54
54.0 Sherborne 17/01
60.0 Templecombe 17/10
66.7 Gillingham 17/17
75.8 Tisbury 17x28 ~ 17x31
85.7 Wilton 17/46
86.5 Wilton Jn 17/47
88.5 Salisbury 17w51 ~ 18w46
89.6 Tunnel Jn 18/50
105.8 Andover 19/08
121.8 Worting 19/30
125.3 Basingstoke 19.33a ~ 19.35d
139.8 Farnborough 19/54
143.5 Pirbright Jn 19/59
148.2 Woking Jn 20/04
148.6 Woking 20.05a ~ 20.07d
152.5 Byfleet & New Haw 20/14
153.5 Addlestone Jn 20/16

Timings continue in first table.

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