28th April 2019

Railway Touring Company
The Great Britain XII (Day 2 of 9)

Locos Used steam: 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland', 7828 'Odney Manor' & 53808
Stock Used (1) (99041)+13320+99122+1961+3136+99371+3058+99121+99127+99723

Route : 1Z25 throughout

Loco(s) Route
6233 Plymouth - Totnes - Newton Abbot - Dawlish - Exeter St Davids - Tiverton Parkway - Taunton - Cogload Jn - Bridgwater - Uphill Jn - Weston-super-Mare - Worle Jn - Yatton - Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren
53808 Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard
7828 + 53808 Bishops Lydeard - Crowcombe Heathfield - Williton - Blue Anchor - Minehead

Notes :
(1) 99041 was only in the consist when 6233 was on the train.
(2) 6233 nearly stalled at the top of Hemerdon bank.


6233 taking water at Frome (photo: Guy Vincent)

Sources : Guy Vincent & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Plymouth 09.45d [P5] 09.45
Lipson Jn 09/48 09/51
Hemerdon 09/58 10/02
Ivybridge 10/04 [P2] 10/10
Aish Crossover 10/08 10/15
Totnes 10/16 10/22 [UT]
Dainton Tunnel 10/23 10/28
Newton Abbot West Jn 10/27 10/32
Newton Abbot 10/28 10/33 [P3]
Teignmouth 10/34 10/38
Dawlish 10/37 10/41
Dawlish Warren 10/38 10/43
Exeter St Davids 10w50 ~ 11w37 [P6] 10.54 ~ 11.39 [P6]
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/40 11/43
Tiverton Loop 11/55 11/57
Tiverton Parkway 11/57 [P2] 11/59
Whiteball 12/00 12/03
Norton Fitzwarren 12/09 12/10
Taunton 12/12 [P4] 12/12 [P4]
Cogload Jn 12/17 12/16
Bridgwater 12/24 [P2] 12/21
Uphill Jn 12/39 12/38
Weston-super-Mare 12.43 ~ 13.08 [P1] 12.43 ~ 13.07
Worle Jn 13/12 13/13
Yatton 13/18 [P2] 13/18
Parson Street 13/30 [P2] 13/29
Bristol West Jn 13/32 [UM] 13/31
Bristol Temple Meads 13.34 ~ 13.44 [UT] 13/34
Bristol East Jn 13/46 [UM] 13/35
North Somerset Jn 13/47 13/36
Bath Spa 14/00 [P2] 13/47
Bathampton Jn 14/03 13/50
Bradford Jn 14/16 14/02
Trowbridge 14/19 14/04
Westbury 14/30 [P2] 14/23
Fairwood Jn 14/32 14/41
Clink Road Jn 14/37 14/48
Frome 14w40 ~ 15w05 14.51 ~ 15.05
Blatchbridge Jn 15/08 15/09
East Somerset Jn 15/13 15/14
Castle Cary 15/22 [P2] 15/23
Somerton GF 15/33 15/30
Athelney LC 15/41 15/40
Cogload Jn 15/45 15/43
Taunton 15.51 ~ 16.26 [P2] [UDR] 15.48 ~ 16.14 [P2] [UDR]
Norton Fitzwarren 16L45 ~ 17L30 ?
Bishops Lydeard ??L?? ~ 17L45 ?
Crowcombe Heathfield ? ?
Williton ? ?
Blue Anchor ? ?
Minehead 19.00a ?


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z25 : (6233 with 99041) : Plymouth to Plymouth

Location Booked
Plymouth 09.29d [DK2]
Plymouth Sig.120 09.31 ~ 09.34
Plymouth 09.36a [P5]

5Z?? : (6233 with 99041) : Norton Fitzwarren to Bishops Lydeard
(Loco turned on Norton Fitzwarren triangle)

Location Booked
Norton Fitzwarren ?d
Bishops Lydeard ?a

5Z?? : (53808) : Minehead to Bishops Lydeard

Location Booked
Minehead 19.45d
Bishops Lydeard 21.00a


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