16th June 2018

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 35486+13320+99125+99316+99347+99348+99352+1861+5032+99723

Route : 
1Z24 : London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z27 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
60009 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
60009 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 07.05d [P11] 07.06   20.39a [P11] 20.36
Royal Oak Jn 07/06 [L4] 07/08   20/37 [L4] 20/32
Portobello Jn 07/08 [L4] 07/10   20/35 [L4] 20/31
Ladbroke Grove 07/09 [DR] 07/11   20/34 [UR]  20/30
Acton West 07/13 [DR] 07/14   20/26 [UR] 20/25
West Ealing 07/16 [P3] [DR] 07/16   20/22 [P4] [UR] 20/21
Southall 07/22 [P3] [DR] 07/24   20/17 [P4] [UR] 20/17
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/27 [DR] 07/28   20/13 [UR] 20/12
Slough 07.35a ~ 07.37d [P4] [DR] 07.36 ~ 07.39   20.01a ~ 20.04d [P5] [UR] 19.58 ~ 20.10
Maidenhead 07/45 [P3] [DR] 07/47   19/54 [P4] [UR] 19/52
Twyford 07/52 [P3] [DR] 07/53   19/47 [P4] [UR] 19/46
Kennet Bridge Jn 07/58 [DR] 07/58   19/43 [UR] 19/41
Reading 08.01a ~ 08.04d [P12] 08.00 ~ 08.05   19.37a ~ 19.40d [P15] 19.36 ~ 19.39
Reading West Jn 08/08 [DR] 08/08   19/34 [UR] 19/30
Goring & Streatley 08/21 [P3] [DR] 08/18 [P3] [DR]   19/24 [P4] [UR] 19/20 [P4] [UR]
Didcot East Jn 08/33 [DR] 08/30   19/16 [UR] 19/11
Didcot Parkway 08.34a ~ 08.40d [P3] 08.31 ~ 08.39 [P3]   19.07a ~ 19.14d [P4] 19.05 ~ 19.10

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 08/43 08/44
Kennington Jn 08/54 08/52
Oxford 08/59 [DT] 08/59
Oxford North Jn 09w03 ~ 09w48 [DPL] 09.03 ~ 09.51
Wolvercote Jn 09/53 09/57
Charlbury 10/03 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 10/07 [P1] 10/11
Kingham 10/14 ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 10/26 [P1] 10/22
Honeybourne 10/38 [P1] ?
Evesham 10.47 ~ 11.01 10.36 ~ 10.58
Norton Jn 11/12 11/10
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.22a [P1] ~ 16.34d [P1] 11.21 ~ 16.34
Norton Jn 16/41 16/49
Abbotswood Jn 16/43 16/50
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 16/55 [P2] 17/17
Cheltenham Spa 17/05 [P1] 17/23
Barnwood Jn 17/11 17/29
Gloucester Yard Jn 17/12 17/30
Standish Jn 17/18 17/36
Stroud 17/24 [P1] 17/44
St Mary's LC 17/28 17/48
Kemble 17/39 [P1] 17/59
Swindon Loco Yard 17/53 18/10
Swindon 17/55 [P1] 18/14
Uffington 18/06 18/23
Challow 18/09 18/25
Wantage Road 18*15 ~ 18*26 [UR] 18/29?
Steventon 18/32 18/32
Milton Jn 18w35 ~ 19w01 [UR] 18.37 ~ 18.53
Foxhall Jn 19/05 18/56

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z24 : (????? with 60009 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z28 : (37668 with 60009 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 05.50d 22.05a
Southall Yard 06.00 ~ 06.10 21.43 ~ 21.53
Southall East Jn 06/12 21/42
Hanwell Bridge Loop 06.14 ~ 06.31 21.21 ~ 21.40
Hanwell 06/33 21/18
West Ealing 06/35 21/17
Acton West 06/37 21/15
Ladbroke Grove 06/48 21/10
Portobello Jn 06/49 21/08
Royal Oak Jn 06/51 21/06
London Paddington 06.53a [P11] 21.05d [P11]

5Z25 : (60009) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z27 : (60009) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.30d [P1] 16.25a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 11.32a 16.22d

5Z26 : (60009 with 35486) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 14.56d
Tunnel Jn 14.59 ~ 15.02
Worcester Foregate Street 15/05
Henwick 15.09 ~ 15.12
Worcester Foregate Street 15/15
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.18 ~ 15.21
Worcester L.M.D. 15.24a


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