26th April 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Great Britain XI (Day 8 of 9)

Locos Used 37668 & steam: 31806 & 45212
Stock Used 99035+99723+13320+3136+99712+99122+99348+99347+99128+99125+1860

Route : 
1Z25 : Cardiff Central to Yeovil Junction
1Z26 : Yeovil Junction to Swanage

Loco(s) Route
45212 (1) Cardiff Central - Newport - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bristol East Depot
45212 Bristol East Depot - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill - Yeovil Junction
45212 (2) Yeovil Junction - Yeovil Pen Mill
31806 (3) Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester West - Weymouth
45212 (2) Weymouth - Dorchester South - Wareham
31806 (3) Wareham - Worgret Jn - Corfe Castle - Swanage

Notes :
(1) 37668 on rear.
(2) 31806 on rear.
(3) 45212 on rear.
(4) 45212 replaced advertised 34046 'Braunton'.
(5) 45212 was turned at Yeovil Railway Centre.
(6) This was 31806's first main line railtour.

Source : Guy Vincent & Nigel Benning

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Cardiff Central 08.04d [P2] 08.04
Long Dyke Jn 08/07 [UM] 08/07
Marshfield 08/15 08/14
Ebbw Jn 08/19 [UR] 08/19
Gaer Jn 08/23 [UR] 08/20
Newport 08*26 ~ 08*41 [UR] 08/22?
Maindee West Jn 08/44 08/23
Maindee East Jn 08/46 08/24
East Usk Yard 08.51 ~ 09.15 ?
Llanwern West Jn 09/21 08/26
Severn Tunnel Junction 09/33 [P4] 08/37 [P4]
Severn Tunnel West 09/35 08/39
Severn Tunnel East 09/42 08/46
Pilning 09/45 [P1] 08/58
Patchway 09/51 [P1] 09/18
Filton Abbey Wood 09/54 [P1] 09/24
Narroways Hill Jn 09/58 09/30
Dr Day's Jn 10/01 09/33
North Somerset Jn 10/06 ?
Bristol East Depot 10.09 ~ 10.40 09.46 ~ 10.40
Bath Spa 10/58 [P2] 10/57 [P2]
Bathampton Jn 11/04 11/00
Bradford Jn 11/17 11/11
Trowbridge 11/19 11/13
Westbury 11.28 ~ 11.33 [P1] 11/19?
Fairwood Jn 11/38 11/21
Clink Road Jn 11/45 11/27
Frome 11.48 ~ 12.00 11.29 ~ 11.30
Blatchbridge Jn 12/03 11/42
East Somerset Jn 12/07 11/50
Castle Cary 12/23 [P2] 12/12
Yeovil Pen Mill 12.45 ~ 12.47 [P3] 12.44 ~ 12.48
Yeovil Junction 12.55a ~ 14.42d [P3] 12.55 ~ 14.46 [P3]
Yeovil Pen Mill 14.50 ~ 14.55 [P1] 14.54 ~ 14.58
Maiden Newton 15t18 ~ 15t32 15.28 ~ ? [P2]
Dorchester West 15.47 ~ 15.54 15.50 ~ 15.56
Dorchester Jn 15/56 15/58
Weymouth 16.07a ~ 16.35d [P3] 16.12 ~ 16.34
Dorchester Jn 16/49 16/47
Dorchester South 16/50 [P1] 16/48
Moreton 16/58 16/57
Wool 17/03 [P1] 17/03
Wareham 17t10 ~ 17t15 [P1] 17.10 ~ 17.16
Worgret Jn 17/19 17/19
Furzebrook 17/26 ?
Norden Gates 17/31 ?
Corfe Castle 17.33 ~ 17.35 ?
Harmans Cross 17.41 ~ 17.45 ?
Swanage 17.55a [P2] [P2]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z25 : (45212 with 37668 on rear?) : Pengam Sidings to Alexandra Dock Jn
5Z25 : (37668 with 45212 on rear?) : Alexandra Dock Jn to Cardiff Central

Location Booked
Pengam Sidings 07.00d
Rumney River Bridge Jn ?
Marshfield ?
Ebbw Jn ?
Alexandra Dock Jn 07.20 ~ 07.26
Ebbw Jn ?
Marshfield ?
Long Dyke Jn ?
Cardiff Central 07.47a [P2]

0Z26 : (31806) : Swanage to Yeovil Junction

Location Booked
Swanage 07.20d
Harmans Cross 07/31
Corfe Castle 07/36
Norden Gates 07/38
Furzebrook 07/43
Worgret Jn 07/50
Wareham 07t55 ~ 08t00
Wool 08/08
Moreton 08/15
Dorchester South 08/22
Dorchester Jn 08/24
Weymouth 08.35 ~ 09.10 [P2]
Dorchester Jn 09/22
Dorchester West 09/24
Maiden Newton 09t40 ~ 09t43
Yeovil Pen Mill 10.09 ~ 10.24
Yeovil Junction 10.33a

0Z25 : (37668) : Bristol East Depot to Swanage

Location Booked Actual
Bristol East Depot 11.11d  
Bath Spa 11/26  
Bathampton Jn 11*30 ~ 11*57 [UPL]  
Bradford Jn 12/09  
Trowbridge 12/11  
Westbury 12.21 ~ 12.23  
Warminster 12/31  
Wilton Jn 12/52  
Salisbury 13*05 ~ 13*11  
Tunnel Jn 13/14  
Dean 13/24  
Romsey 13/37  
Redbridge 13/45  
Southampton Central 13.49 ~ 13.54  
Redbridge 13/58  
Brockenhurst 14/11  
Bournemouth 14/30 [P3] [P3]
Branksome 14/40  
Poole 14/45  
Wareham 14t55 ~ 14t57  
Worgret Jn 15/02  
Furzebrook 15/09  
Norden Gates 15/14  
Corfe Castle 15/16  
Harmans Cross 15.22 ~ 15.36  
Swanage 15.46a [P1]  


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