10th February 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used 14064+99304+4984+4973+99311+99128+99122+3136+1961+99125+99127

Route : 
1Z50 : London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z52 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
70013 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
70013 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked) Actual
London Paddington 08.08d [P11] 08.08   20.37a [P11] 20.38
Royal Oak Jn 08/09 [L4] 08/10   20/35 [L6] 20/36
Portobello Jn 08/10 [L4] 08/11   20/34 [L6] 20/35
Ladbroke Grove 08/12 08/12   20/34  20/34
Acton Main Line 08/15 [P3] [DR] 08/16   20/28 [P4] [UR] 20/30
Acton West 08/16 [DR] 08/17   20/26 [UR] 20/29
West Ealing 08/18 ?   20/22 [P4] [UR] 20/25
Southall 08/22 [P3] [DR] 08/23   20/18 [P4] [UR] 20/21
Heathrow Airport Jn 08/27 [DR] 08/27   20/15 [UR] 20/18
Slough 08.36a ~ 08.38d [P4] [DR] 08.35 ~ 08.38   20.02a ~ 20.05d [P5] [UR] 20.05 ~ 20.09
Maidenhead 08/46 [P3] [DR] 08/45   19/55 [P4] [UR] 19/57
Twyford 08/53 [P3] [DR] 08/52   19/48 [P4] [UR] 19/50
Kennet Bridge Jn 09/02 [DR] 09/00   19/43 [UR] 19/45
Reading 09.04a ~ 09.06d [P14] 09.04 ~ 09.07   19.36a ~ 19.40d [P15] 19.39 ~ 19.43
Reading West Jn 09/09 [DR] 09/10   19/33 19/34
Goring & Streatley 09/20 [P3] [DR] 09/22   19/22 [P4] [UR] 19/23 [P4] [UR]
Didcot East Jn 09/29 [DR] 09/31   19/15 [UR] 19/13
Didcot Parkway 09.30a ~ 09.38d [P3] 09.32 ~ 09.37 [P3]   19.09a ~ 19.13d [P4] 19.07 ~ 19.12 [P4]

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 09/41 09/40
Kennington Jn 09/51 09/48
Oxford 09/56 [DT] 09/55
Oxford North Jn 10w00 ~ 10w34 [DPL] 09.57 ~ 10.45
Wolvercote Jn 10/40 10/50
Charlbury 10/51 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 11/10 [P1] 11/13
Kingham 11/15 ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 11.24 ~ 11.45 [P1] 11.27 ~ 11.45
Honeybourne 11/56 [P1] ?
Evesham 12/04 12/01
Norton Jn 12/15 12/15
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.23a [P1] ~ 16.34d [P1] 12.23 [P1] ~ 16.37 [P1]
Norton Jn 16/41 16/43
Abbotswood Jn 16/43 16/55
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 16/55 [P2] 17/06 [P2]
Cheltenham Spa 17/05 [P1] 17/13 [P1]
Barnwood Jn 17/11 17/18
Gloucester Yard Jn 17/12 17/19
Standish Jn 17/18 17/26
Stroud 17/24 [P1] 17/34
St Mary's LC 17/28 17/35
Kemble 17/39 [P1] 17/45
Loco Yard Jn 17/53 ?
Swindon 17/55 [P3] 17/59
Uffington 18/06 18/10
Challow 18/09 18/12
Wantage Road 18*15 ~ 18*31 [UR] ? ~ 18.31
Steventon 18/38 18/35
Milton Jn 18w41 ~ 19w03 [UR] ? ~ 19.02
Foxhall Jn 19/07 19/04

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z50 : (????? with 70013 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z53 : (????? with 70013 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.44d 22.06a
Southall Yard 06.54 ~ 07.04 21.45 ~ 21.56
Southall East Jn 07/05 21/44
Hanwell Bridge Loop 07.07 ~ 07.17 21.22 ~ 21.42
Hanwell 07/19 21/19
West Ealing 07/22 21/18
Acton West 07/25 21/16
Ladbroke Grove 07/33 21/11
Portobello Jn 07/34 21/09
Royal Oak Jn 07/36 21/08
London Paddington 07.40a [P11] 21.06d [P11]

5Z51 : (70013) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z52 : (70013) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.33d [P1] 16.24a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 12.35a 16.22d

5Z55 : (70013 with 14064) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 14.55d
Tunnel Jn 14.58 ~ 15.01
Worcester Foregate Street 15.04 ~ 15.05
Henwick 15.08 ~ 15.11
Worcester Foregate Street 15/14
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.17 ~ 15.20
Worcester L.M.D. 15.23a


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