1st July 2018

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco Used 47760
Stock Used (2) ? 5171+5200+9104+13440+13320+99127+1666+5237+5249 ?

Route :
1Z47 : London Paddington to Stratford-upon-Avon
1Z49 : Stratford-upon-Avon to London Paddington

Loco Route
47760 London Paddington - Old Oak Common West Jn - Park Royal - Greenford East Jn - South Ruislip - Gerrards Cross - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Bicester North - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Hatton - Bearley Jn - Stratford-upon-Avon
47760 Stratford-upon-Avon - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 47760 replaced 60009 'Union of South Africa', due to the risk of lineside fires in hot weather.
(2) Consist confirmation required.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 11.22d [P9] 11.22   20.54a [P10] 20.54
Royal Oak Jn 11/23 [L4] 11/23   20/52 [L5] 20/51
Portobello Jn 11/24 [L4] 11/25   20/51 [L5] 20/50
Ladbroke Grove 11/25 [DR] 11/26   20/50 [UR] 20/49
Old Oak Common West Jn 11/28 11/28   20/48 20/46
Park Royal 11/31 11/33   20/40 20/36
Greenford East Jn 11/35 ?   20/33 ?
Greenford West Jn 11/36 ?   20/32 ?
South Ruislip 11/54 11/52   20/26 20/27
West Ruislip 11/56 11/55   20/23 [TL] 20/24
Gerrards Cross 12/01 [P1] 12/01   20/17 [P2] 20/18 [P2]
Beaconsfield 12.07a ~ 12.09d 12.05 ~ 12.09   20.08a ~ 20.10d 20.08 ~ 20.12
High Wycombe 12/15 [P2] 12/15   20/01 [P3] 20/02
Saunderton 12/21 12/20   19/55 19/56
Princes Risborough 12/24 [P3] 12/23   19/51 [UM] 19/51
Haddenham & Thame Parkway 12/30 [P1] 12/28   19/44 [P2] 19/45
Bicester South Jn 12/42 12/38   19/32 19/31
Bicester North 12/43 [P1] 12/39   19/31 [P2] 19/26
Aynho Jn 12/53 12/48   19/19 19/17
Banbury 13.00a ~ 13.02d [P2] 12.54 ~ 13.00   19.11a ~ 19.13d [P3] 19.10 ~ 19.11
Reservoir Jn 13/04 13/02   19/09 19/08
Fenny Compton 13/11 13/09   19/03 19/01
Leamington Spa 13/20 [DM] 13/20   18/52 [UM] 18/52
Warwick 13.24a ~ 13.26d 13.22 ~ 13.25   18.46a ~ 18.48d 18.46 ~ 18.47
Hatton 13/33 13/33   18/39 18/35
Hatton West Jn 13/35 13/34   18/37 18/32
Bearley Jn 13/42 13/41   18/27 18/25
Stratford-upon-Avon 13.48a [P1] 13.46   18.20d [P1] 18.19


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z47 : (47746? with 47760 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z49 : (47746? with 47760 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 10.31d 21.56a
Southall Yard 10.41 ~ 10.50 21.36 ~ 21.46
Southall East Jn 10/51 21/35
West Ealing 10/55 21/27
Acton West 10/58 21/24
Ladbroke Jn 11/01 21/21
Portobello Jn 11/02 21/20
Royal Oak Jn 11/03 21/19
London Paddington 11.07a [P9] 21.18d [P10]


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