22nd November 2018

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge' & steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 35486+99122+5237+1666+5236+99127+99121+13440+9104+5200+5171

Route : 
1Z33 : London Paddington to Cardiff Central
1Z35 : Cardiff Central to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
60009 (1) London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee East Jn - Maindee North Jn
47746 (2) Maindee North Jn - Maindee West Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
60009 (1) Cardiff Central - Newport - Maindee West Jn - Maindee East Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 60009 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 09.22d [P9] 09.24   21.38a [P11] 21.49
Royal Oak Jn 09/23 [L4] 09/26   21/36 [L5] 21/43
Portobello Jn 09/24 [L4] 09/28   21/34 [L5] 21/41
Ladbroke Grove 09/25 [DR] 09/29   21/33 [UR] 21/41
Acton West 09/30 [DR] 09/33   21/27 [UR] 21/36
Southall 09/37 [P3] [DR] 09/39   21/18 [P4] [UR] 21/27
Heathrow Airport Jn 09/40 [DR] 09/42   21/16 [UR] 21/23
Slough 09.47a ~ 09.53d [P4] [DR] 09.51 ~ 09.53   21.05a ~ 21.08d [P5] [UR] 21.10 ~ 21.14
Maidenhead 09/58 [P3] [DR] 10/02   20/57 [P4] [UR] 21/01
Twyford 10/05 [P3] [DR] 10/09   20/50 [P4] [UR] 20/54
Kennet Bridge Jn 10/10 [DR-DM] 10/18   20/46 [UR] 20/48
Reading 10.12a ~ 10.31d [P9] [DM] 10.21 ~ 10.35 [P9]   20.40a ~ 20.43d [P15] 20.43 ~ 20.46
Reading High Level Jn 10/32 [DM] 10/37   - -
Reading West Jn - -   20/36 [UR] 20/39
Goring & Streatley 10/39 [P1] [DM] 10/45   20/26 [P4] [UR] 20/22
Didcot East Jn 10/47 10/52   20/12 [UR] 20/12
Didcot Parkway 10/47 [P1] 10/53   20/11 [P4] [UR] 20/11
Foxhall Jn 10/48 10/53   20/09 20/06
Milton Jn 10/49 10/54   19w23 ~ 20w05 19.23 ~ 20.02
Steventon 10/50 10/55   19/20 [RL] 19/20
Wantage Road 10/54 10/59   19/16 19/17
Challow 10w59 ~ 11w32 [DR] ? ~ 11.30   19/04 [UR] 19/13
Uffington 11/37 11/34   19/01 19/11
Swindon 11.49a ~ 11.52d [P4] 11.46 ~ 11.51 [P4]   18.47a ~ 18.49d [P3] 18.52 ~ 18.57
Wootton Bassett Jn 12/00 11/59   18/38 18/34
Hullavington 12/13 12/09   18*10 ~ 18*24 [UGL] 18/18?
Westerleigh Jn 12/29 12/24   17/54 18/08
Bristol Parkway 12.35 ~ 12.45 [P1] 12.31 ~ 12.41 [P1]   17/48 [P3] 18/02
Patchway 12/49 [P2] 12/44   17/47 [P1] 18/00
Pilning 12/55 [P2] 12/49   17/42 [P1] 17/55
Severn Tunnel East 12/57 12/52   17/40 17/53
Severn Tunnel West 13/05 12/57   17/35 17/49
Severn Tunnel Junction  13/06 [P3] [DR] 12/59 [P3]   17/34 [P4] 17/47
Magor 13/11 13/03   17w14 ~ 17w29 ?
Llanwern West Jn 13/21 13/11   17/05 17/20
Maindee East Jn 13/25 13/20   17/02 ?
Maindee North Jn 13.27 ~ 13.35 13.17 ~ 13.24   - -
Maindee West Jn 13/38 13/33   17/01 17/18
Newport 13/40 [P1] 13/34   17/00 [UR] 17/17 [UR]
Ebbw Jn 13/43 [DR] 13/38   16/57 [UR] 17/14
Marshfield 13/50 [DR] 13/42   16/53 [UR] 17/09
Long Dyke Jn 13/56 [E] 13/50   16/43 [UR] 17/02
Cardiff Central 13.58a [P3] 13.59 [P3]   16.40d [P3] [D] 16.59 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z33 : (47746 with 60009 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z36 : (47746 with 60009 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.44d 22.56a
Southall 06.54 ~ 07.04 22.35 ~ 22.45
Southall East Jn 07/05 22/34
Hanwell 07/06 22/33
Drayton Green 07*10 ~ 07*20 -
Greenford South Jn 07/24 -
Greenford East Jn 07/25 -
Park Royal 07*32 ~ 09*02 -
Old Oak Common West 09/06 -
West Ealing - 22/31
Acton West - 22/29
Ladbroke Grove 09/09 22/23
Portobello Jn 09/09 22/22
Royal Oak Jn 09/11 22/20
London Paddington 09.13a [P9] 22.19d [P11]

5Z34 : (47746 with 60009 on rear) : Cardiff Central to Barry
5Z35 : (60009 with 47746 on rear) : Barry to Cardiff Central
(60009 was serviced at the Barry Railway Centre)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 14.04d [P3] 16.36a [P3]
Penarth Curve South Jn 14/06 16/31
Grangetown 14/08 16/29
Cogan Jn 14/13 16/27
Cadoxton 14/20 16/16
Barry Docks 14/21 16/14
Barry 14.25a [P3] 16.11d [P1]


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