20th November 1965

L.C.G.B.
The Paddington Steam Farewell Rail Tour

Loco Used 4079 'Pendennis Castle'
Stock Used booked for eight BR standard coaches, formed: BSO, 3x SO, RB, 2x SO, BSO

Route :

Loco Route
4079 London Paddington - Ealing Broadway - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot East Jn - (via Didcot avoiding line) - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Kingham - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
4079 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch - Cheltenham Spa Lansdown - Tramway Jn - Gloucester Eastgate - Standish Jn - Stroud - Swindon - Didcot - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough - Ealing Broadway - London Paddington


From Brian Halford's ticket collection.

Sources : Terry Jackson & John Debens

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Paddington 09.18d 17.30a 263.38
1.20 Westbourne Park 09/22 17/25 262.18
9.06 Southall 09/31 17/13 254.32
18.36 Slough 09/40 17/04 244.02
24.19 Maidenhead 09/46 16/59 238.17
31.01 Twyford 09/52 16/52 231.35
35.78 Reading General 09.58a ~ 10.00d 16.42a ~ 16.44d 226.38
52.68 Didcot East 10/20 ? ?

 

M.C Location Booked
53.64 Didcot North 10/21
63.30 Oxford 10w33 ~ 10w38
84.49 Kingham 11/08
91.51 Moreton-in-Marsh 11/15
101.52 Honeybourne 11/24
106.45 Evesham 11/28
117.22 Norton Jn 11/40
120.30 Worcester Shrub Hill 11.45a ~ 13.00d
123.38 Norton Jn 13/08
124.27 Abbotswood Jn 13/11
135.03 Ashchurch 13p22a ~ 13p34d
142.22 Cheltenham Spa Lansdown 13p45a ~ 13p55d
142.46 Lansdown Jn 13/56 [ML]
148.36 Tramway Jn 14/05
148.59 Gloucester Eastgate 14.07a ~ 15.00d
155.57 Standish Jn 15/11
160.23 Stroud 15/16
171.36 Kemble 15/31
184.37 Loco Yard 15/43
185.12 Swindon 15w46 ~ 15w56
195.73 Uffington 16/13
209.26 Didcot 16/25

Timings continue in first table.

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