18th May 2019

Vintage Trains
The Cotswold Explorer

Locos Used 47773 & steam: 7029 'Clun Castle'
Stock Used 96100+35470+3119+1671+3110+3098+5212+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.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Dorridge 07.45d [P3] 07.45
Bentley Heath LC 07/47 07/48
Solihull 07.52a ~ 07.55d [P2] 07.53 ~ 07.56
Tyseley 08.03a ~ 08.06d [P4] [SL] 08.04 ~ 08.06 [P4]
Small Heath South Jn 08/10 [SH] 08/08
Birmingham Moor Street 08.17a ~ 08.20d [P2] 08.19 ~ 08.22
Birmingham Snow Hill 08.23a ~ 08.26d [P1] 08.24 ~ 08.27
Jewellery Quarter 08/29 [P1] 08/30
Smethwick Galton Bridge 08/38 [P1] 08/37
Smethwick Jn 08/39 08/38
Rowley Regis 08/45 08/43
Stourbridge Junction 08.58a ~ 09.02d [P3] 08.54 ~ 09.01
Blakedown 09/07 09/06
Kidderminster 09/11 [P2] 09/09
Hartlebury 09/16 09/14
Droitwich Spa 09/27 09/30
Tunnel Jn 09/34 09/38
Worcester Shrub Hill 09.37a ~ 09.49d [P2] 09.41 ~ 09.52 [P2]
Norton Jn 09/55 09/58
Abbotswood Jn 09/57 09/59
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 10/08 [P2] 10/12
Cheltenham Spa 10/20 [P1] 10/22
Barnwood Jn 10/27 10/29
Gloucester Sig.G356 10.29 ~ 10.49 ?
Gloucester Yard Jn 10/52 10/54
Standish Jn 11/00 11/04
Stroud 11/06 11/11
St Mary's LC 11/11 11/14
Kemble 11/22 [P1] 11/26
Swindon Loco Yard 11/36 11/37
Swindon 11.40 ~ 11.46 [P1] 11.41 ~ 11.44
Uffington 11/58 11/57
Challow 12/01 [UM] 11/59
Wantage Road 12/04 12/02
Foxhall Jn 12/10 12/08
Didcot North Jn 12/12 12/11
Kennington Jn 12/24 12/27
Oxford 12.29a [P4] ~ 17.35d [P4] [DR] 12.32 ~ 17.35
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] 18/19
Honeybourne 18/29 [P1] ?
Evesham 18*39 ~ 18*49 18.34 ~ 18.48
Norton Jn 19/03 19/02
Worcester Shrub Hill 19.13a ~ 19.21d [P1] 19.13 ~ 19.22 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 19/23 19/24
Droitwich Spa 19/32 19/32
Hartlebury 19/40 19/38
Kidderminster 19/47 [P1] 19/47
Blakedown 19/54 19/56
Stourbridge Junction 20.02a ~ 20.05d [P2] 20.03 ~ 20.04 [P2]
Rowley Regis 20/19 20/19
Smethwick Jn 20/25 20/25
Smethwick Galton Bridge 20/26 [P2] 20/26
Jewellery Quarter 20/33 [P2] 20/32
Birmingham Snow Hill 20.36a ~ 20.46d [P3] 20.34 ~ 20.46
Birmingham Moor Street 20.48a ~ 20.51d [P1] 20.48 ~ 20.52 [P1]
Small Heath South Jn 20/57 [SL] 20/58
Tyseley 21.01a ~ 21.24d [P3] 21.00 ~ 21.26
Solihull 21.33a ~ 21.38d [P1] 21.34 ~ 21.36
Bentley Heath LC 21/45 21/43
Dorridge 21.47a [P3] 21.45


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z70 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Tyseley to Small Heath South Jn
5Z70 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Small Heath South Jn to Dorridge

Location Booked
Tyseley Steam Trust 07.01d
Small Heath South Jn 07.08 ~ 07.19
Tyseley [U&DTS] 07.22 ~ 07.24
Tyseley South Jn 07/26
Solihull 07/31
Bentley Heath LC 07/35
Dorridge 07.37a [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. 12.37a 17.25d

5Z73 : (47773 with 7029 on rear) : Dorridge to Small Heath South Jn
5Z73 : (7029 with 47773 on rear) : Small Heath South Jn to Tyseley

Location Booked
Dorridge 22.02d [P3]
Bentley Heath LC 22/04
Solihull 22/08
Tyseley South Jn 22/14
Small Heath South Jn 22.20 ~ 22.35
Tyseley Steam Trust 22.42a


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