26th July 2018

West Coast Railways
The Southern Express

Locos Used 47826 & 47832
Stock Used 99680+6115+6724+3395+3350+99712+3392+3313

Route :
1Z58 : Kidderminster to Paignton
1Z60 : Paignton to Kidderminster

Loco(s) Route
47826 (1) Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury- Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Cam & Dursley - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Tiverton Parkway - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Torquay - Paignton
47832 (2) Paignton - (reverse of outward route) - Kidderminster

Notes : 
(1) 47832 on rear.
(2) 47826 on rear.


47832 at Paignton on the return leg of the tour (photo: Chris Bracey)

Source : Chris Bracey

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kidderminster 06.01d [P2] 06.01   20.25a [P1] 20.29
Hartlebury 06/07 06/05   20/19 20/24
Droitwich Spa 06.13a ~ 06.15d 06.15 ~ 06.19   20.09a ~ 20.12d 20.16 ~ 20.17
Tunnel Jn 06/23 06/26   20/03 20/09
Worcester Shrub Hill 06.25a ~ 06.28d [P2] 06.27 ~ 06.31   19.57a ~ 20.01d [P1] 20.02 ~ 20.08
Norton Jn 06/33 06/36   19/50 19/52
Abbotswood Jn 06/35 06/37   19*37 ~ 19*47 19/44?
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 06/46 [P2] 06/47   19/25 [P1] 19/35
Cheltenham Spa 06.56a ~ 07.03d [P1] 06.53 ~ 07.02   19.15a ~ 19.18d [P2] 19.24 ~ 19.28
Barnwood Jn 07/11 07/08   19/08 19/14
Gloucester Sig.G339 - -   18*49 ~ 19*07 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn 07/16 07/09   18/47 18/52
Standish Jn 07/22 07/19   18/42 18/45
Cam & Dursley 07/27 07/27   18/38 18/42
Charfield 07*36 ~ 07*45 [DPL] 07.38 ~ 07.43   18/31 18/36
Yate 07/53 07/52   18/25 18/31
Westerleigh Jn 07/55 07/54   18/23 18/29
Bristol Parkway 08/00 [P2] 08/00   18/18 [P3] 18/24
Filton Abbey Wood 08/02 [P1] 08/03   18/16 [P2] 18/21
Narroways Hill Jn 08/05 08/07   18/13 18/17
Dr Day's Jn 08/06 08/13   18/11 18/13
Bristol East Jn 08/07 08/15   18/10 18/12
Bristol Temple Meads 08.09a ~ 08.12d [P12] 08.17 ~ 08.19   17.50a ~ 18.08d [P7] 17.50 ~ 18.10
Bristol West Jn 08/13 08/20   17/47 17/48
Parson Street ? ?   17/44 [P2] 17/45
Yatton 08*27 ~ 08*41 [DPL] 08.34 ~ 08.39   17/31 [P2] 17/32
Worle Jn 08/47 08/45   17/25 17/24
Uphill Jn 08/49 08/47   17/21 17/15
Bridgwater 09/01 08/57   17/07 17/05
Cogload Jn 09/06 09/01   17/01 17/01
Taunton 09/10 [P2] 09/07   16/57 [P4] 16/57
Norton Fitzwarren 09/11 09/10   16/55 16/54
Whiteball 09/19 09/18   16/47 16/47
Tiverton Parkway 09/22 [P1] 09/22   16/44 [P2] 16/43
Tiverton Loop 09/23 09/24   16/42 16/40
Cowley Bridge Jn 09/33 09/35   16/30 16/29
Exeter St Davids 09*35 ~ 09*45 [P5] 09.38 ~ 09.45   16/28 [P5] 16/27
Dawlish Warren 10/00 [DT] 09/56   16/18 [UT] 16/18
Dawlish 10/02 09/57   16/16 16/16
Teignmouth 10/07 10/00   16/13 16/13
Newton Abbot 10/14 [P2] 10/09   16/08 [P1] 16/07
Newton Abbot West Jn 10/15 10/11   16/07 16/06
Torquay 10.25a ~ 10.33d [P1] 10.22 ~ 10.26   15.53a ~ 15.57d [P2] 15.53 ~ 15.56
Paignton 10.40a [P1] 10.33   15.48d [P2] 15.48 [P2]


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