11th June 1988

R.C.T.S.
Chinnor Rail Tour

DMU Used 51336 + 59422 + 51378 + 54289

Route :

DMU Route
as listed London Paddington - Southall - (1) West Drayton - Thorney Mill
as listed Thorney Mill - West Drayton - Brentford GLC Refuse Transfer Stn
as listed Brentford GLC Refuse Transfer Stn - Brentford Branch Jn (1)
as listed Brentford Branch Jn - Acton Main Line  - Neasden Jn - Neasden South Jn - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Chinnor Cement Works
as listed Chinnor Cement Works - Princes Risborough
as listed Princes Risborough - Calvert Waste Terminal Loop - Claydon LNE Jn
as listed Claydon LNE Jn - Bicester - Oxford - Morris Cowley
as listed Morris Cowley - Kennington Jn
as listed Kennington Jn - Didcot North Jn - Foxhall Jn- Milton Trading Estate
as listed Milton Trading Estate - Didcot Parkway - Reading West Jn - Reading West
as listed Reading West - Reading - Slough -  Hanwell Jn - Greenford South Jn - Greenford East Jn - Park Royal GF - Guinness Brewery Sidings
as listed Guinness Brewery Sidings - Park Royal GF
as listed Park Royal GF - Old Oak Common Flyover - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) Due to a train occupying the Brentford branch the Thorney Branch was visited first.

Sources : David Garnett (taken from RCTS "Observer" magazine, Oct 88 issue),
Paul Griffin (on the train throughout) & Ian Umpleby (on train from Paddington to Aylesbury)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 10.32d 10.32
Old Oak Common ? 10/38
Ealing Broadway 10/39 10/41
Section below done out of sequence to booked route
Southall 10.45 ~ 10.52 12.05
Brentford Depot 11.07 ~ 11.17 12.13 ~ 12.27
Southall 11.32 ~ 11.34 12.35
West Drayton 11.41 ~ 11.53 10.57 ~ 10.58
Thorney Mill 12.03 ~ 12.15 11.02 ~ 11.14
West Drayton 12.25 ~ 12.35 11.24 ~ 11.50
Southall West ? 12.47 ~ 12.50
Southall ? 12/52
Section above done out of sequence to booked route
Ealing Broadway ? 12c58 ~ 12c59
Acton Main Line 12.45 ~ 12.50 13/06
Neasden Jn ? 13/14
Neasden South Jn ? 13c16 ~ 13c17
High Wycombe 13/45 13/53
Princes Risborough 13.56a ~ 14.07d 14.08 ~ 14.09
Chinnor Cement Works 14.42 ~ 14.47 14.31 ~ 14.54
Princes Risborough 15.12a ~ 15.37d 15.30 ~ 15.37
Aylesbury 15.52a ~ ??.??d 15.54 ~ ??.??
Claydon LNE Jn ? ?
Bicester London Road ? ?
Oxford ? ?
Kennington Jn ? ?
Morris Cowley ? ?
Kennington Jn ? ?
Didcot North Jn ? ?
Foxhall Jn ? ?
Milton Trading Estate ? ?
Didcot Parkway ? ?
Reading West Jn ? ?
Reading West ? ?
Reading ? ?
Maidenhead ? ?
Slough ? ?
Hanwell Jn ? ?
Greenford South Jn ? ?
Greenford East Jn ? ?
Park Royal GF ? ?
Guinness Brewery ? ?
Park Royal GF ? ?
Old Oak Common ? ?
Paddington ?19.00a? ?


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