6th April 2019

Vintage Trains
The Cotswold Explorer

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 7029 'Clun Castle'
Stock Used 96100+35470+3098+3110+1671+5212+5157+5191+9101

Route :
1Z71 : Dorridge to Oxford
1Z72 : Oxford to Dorridge

Loco(s) Route
7029 (1) Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley - Small Heath South Jn - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill - (reverse of outward route) - Dorridge

Notes :
(1) 47773 on rear.
(2) Tour postponed from 09/03/19.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Dorridge 07.10d [P3] 07.10
Bentley Heath LC 07/12 07/12
Solihull 07.18a ~ 07.21d [P2] 07.17 ~ 07.21
Tyseley 07.28a ~ 07.31d [P4] [SL] 07.29 ~ 07.33
Small Heath South Jn 07/34 [SH] 07/35
Birmingham Moor Street 07.41a ~ 07.44d [P2] 07.41 ~ 07.45
Birmingham Snow Hill 07.48a ~ 08.07d [P2] 07.47 ~ 08.07
Jewellery Quarter 08/13 [P1] 08/09
Smethwick Galton Bridge 08/22 [P1] 08/20
Smethwick Jn 08/23 08/21
Rowley Regis 08/31 08/26
Stourbridge Junction 08.45a ~ 08.48d [P3] 08.48 ~ 08.52
Blakedown 08/53 08/58
Kidderminster 08/56 [P2] 09/02
Hartlebury 09/01 09/09
Droitwich Spa 09/09 09/17
Tunnel Jn 09/15 09/25
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.18a ~ 09.33d [P2] 09.27 ~ 09.46
Norton Jn 09/40 09/52
Abbotswood Jn 09/42 09/53
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 09/54 [P2] 10/07
Cheltenham Spa 10/05 [P1] 10/16 [P1]
Barnwood Jn 10/12 10/21
Gloucester Yard Jn 10*15 ~ 10*20 10/22?
Standish Jn 10/30 10/29
Stroud 10/37 10/41
St Mary's LC 10/43 10/46
Kemble 10/55 [P1] 10/58
Swindon Loco Yard 11/10 11/11
Swindon 11/16 [P1] 11/14 [P1]
Uffington 11/28 11/28
Challow 11/31 11/30
Wantage Road 11/35 11/33
Foxhall Jn 11/41 11/39
Didcot West Curve Jn 11*44 ~ 12*11 11/40?
Didcot North Jn 12/12 11/41
Kennington Jn 12/21 11/53
Oxford 12.27a [P4] ~ 17.35d [P4] [DR] 11.58 ~ 17.36
Wolvercote Jn 17*41 ~ 17*46 17.46 ~ 17.48
Charlbury 17/58 18/02
Ascott-under-Wychwood 18/03 [P1] 18/05
Moreton-in-Marsh 18/18 [P1] 18/20
Honeybourne 18/29 [P1] ?
Evesham 18*39 ~ 18*49 18.37 ~ 18.42
Norton Jn 19/03 18/57
Worcester Shrub Hill 19.13a ~ 19.21d [P1] 19.10 ~ 19.22
Tunnel Jn 19/23 19/24
Droitwich Spa 19/32 19/32
Hartlebury 19/40 19/39
Kidderminster 19/47 [P1] 19/46
Blakedown 19/52 19/53
Stourbridge Junction 20.01a ~ 20.05d [P2] 20.02 ~ 20.07
Rowley Regis 20/17 20/21
Smethwick Jn 20/22 20/27
Smethwick Galton Bridge 20/23 [P2] 20/28
Jewellery Quarter 20/28 [P2] 20/34
Birmingham Snow Hill 20.31a ~ 20.34d [P3] 20.37 ~ 20.42
Birmingham Moor Street 20.36a ~ 20.39d [P1] 20.44 ~ 20.49
Small Heath South Jn 20/44 [SL] 20/56
Tyseley 20.47a ~ 20.52d [P3] 20.58 ~ 21.04
Solihull 20.58a ~ 21.02d [P1] 21.15 ~ 21.19
Bentley Heath LC 21/08 21/25
Dorridge 21.10a [P3] 21.27


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z70 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Tyseley to Dorridge
5Z73 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Dorridge to Tyseley

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Tyseley Steam Trust 06.13d 21.52a
Small Heath South Jn 06.20 ~ 06.31 21.32 ~ 21.45
Tyseley U&D Through Sidings 06.33 ~ 06.44 -
Tyseley South Jn 06/46 21/27
Bentley Heath LC 06/55 21/20
Dorridge 06.57a [P3] 21.18d [P3]

5Z71 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Oxford to Oxford Down Carriage Sidings
5Z72 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Oxford Down Carriage Sidings to Oxford

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Oxford 12.35d [P4] 17.28a [P4]
Oxford D.C.S. 12.38a 17.25d


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