14th July 2019

Northern Belle
Dorset Seafood Festival

Locos Used 57316 & 57601 'Windsor Castle'
Stock Used 10729+10734+17167+325+3247+3275+3174+3267+1566+3273+3182

Route :
1Z14 : Coventry to Weymouth
1Z16 : Weymouth to Birmingham International

Loco(s) Route
57601 (1) Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Yate - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Filton Abbey Wood - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester West - Weymouth
57316 (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Bradford Jn - Melksham - Thingley Jn - Chippenham - Wootton Bassett Jn - Swindon - Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Coventry - Birmingham International

Notes : 
(1) 57316 on rear.
(2) 57601 on rear.
(3) Off tour option: The Dorset Seafood Festival at Weymouth Harbour.


57601 passing Cole on the outward leg of the tour. (photo Mark V. Pike)

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Coventry 09.18d [P2] 09.16
Berkswell 09/24 09/26
Birmingham International 09.31a ~ 09.34d [P1] 09.33 ~ 09.40
Stechford 09/41 09/46
Proof House Jn 09/44 09/50
Birmingham New Street 09.47a ~ 09.50d [P11] 09.54 ~ 09.55
Selly Oak 09/59 10/03
Kings Norton 10/03 [FL] 10/06
Longbridge 10/06 10/09
Barnt Green 10/08 [P2] 10/12
Bromsgrove 10/16 [P3] 10/19
Stoke Works Jn 10/18 10/20
Abbotswood Jn 10/26 10/29
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 10/33 [P2] 10/37
Cheltenham Spa 10/40 [P1] 10/45
Barnwood Jn 10/45 10/50
Gloucester Yard Jn 10/46 10/51
Standish Jn 10/52 10/56
Charfield 11/02 11/04
Yate 11/07 11/11
Westerleigh Jn 11/11 11/13
Bristol Parkway 11/18 [P2] 11/18
Filton Abbey Wood 11/20 [P1] [ML] 11/19
Horfield Jn 11/20 ?
Narroways Hill Jn 11/22 11/22
Dr Day's Jn 11/24 11/24
North Somerset Jn 11/31 11/30
Bath Spa 11/42 [P2] 11/41
Bathampton Jn 11/47 11/46
Bradford Jn 12/03 12/01
Trowbridge 12/05 12/06
Westbury 12c12 ~ 12c14 [P1] 12/12?
Fairwood Jn 12/18 12/16
Clink Road Jn 12/23 12/21
Blatchbridge Jn 12/25 12/23
East Somerset Jn 12/28 12/27
Castle Cary 12/36 [P2] 12/36
Yeovil Pen Mill 12t57 ~ 12t59 [P3] 12.57 ~ 12.59
Maiden Newton 13t16 ~ 13t18 13.23 ~ 13.25
Dorchester West 13.28 ~ 13.30 13/38?
Dorchester Jn 13/31 13/40
Weymouth 13.51a [P3] ~ 17.32d [P3] 13.52 ~ 17.31
Dorchester Jn 17/44 17/46
Dorchester West 17.45 ~ 17.47 17/47?
Maiden Newton 18t00 ~ 18t02 18.01 ~ 18.03
Yeovil Pen Mill 18t24 ~ 18t26 [P1] 18.25 ~ 18.26
Castle Cary 18/47 [P2] 18/46
East Somerset Jn 18/55 18/57
Blatchbridge Jn 18/59 19/01
Clink Road Jn 19/01 19/02
Fairwood Jn 19/03 19/06
Westbury 19c06 ~ 19c14 [P2] 19/08?
Trowbridge 19/21 19/13
Bradford Jn 19/23 19/15
Melksham 19/28 19/21
Thingley Jn 19/34 19/27
Thingley East Jn 19/35 19/28
Chippenham 19/36 [P2] 19/30
Wootton Bassett Jn 19/44 19/40
Swindon 19/49 [UM] 19/45
Uffington 19/58 19/52
Challow 20/00 [UM] 19/54
Wantage Road 20/03 19/57
Foxhall Jn 20/08 ?
Didcot West Curve Jn 20*09 ~ 20*31 ?
Didcot North Jn 20/31 20/12
Kennington Jn 20/38 20/21
Oxford 20/40 [TL] [DM] 20/23
Wolvercote Jn 20/50 20/30
Heyford 20/57 [P2] 20/39
Aynho Jn 21/05 20/44
Banbury 21/11 [P2] 20/59
Reservoir Jn 21/12 21/11
Fenny Compton 21/19 21/19
Leamington Spa 21/29 [DM] 21/30
Milverton Jn 21*32 ~ 21*35 ? ~ 21.40
Kenilworth Jn 21/44 21/47
Gibbet Hill Jn 21/46 21/48
Coventry 21.51a ~ 21.54d [P3] 21.52 ~ 21.58
Berkswell 21/59 22/06
Birmingham International 22.04a [P1] 22.11


Associated E.C.S. Workings

13/07/19 :
5Z13 : (57316 with 57601 on rear) : Cardiff Central to Birmingham International

Location Booked
Cardiff Central 19.12d [P3]
Long Dyke Jn 19/14
Marshfield 19/20
Ebbw Jn 19/23
Newport 19/28
Maindee West Jn 19/29
Llanwern West Jn 19/31
Severn Tunnel Junction 19/38
Chepstow 19/45
Lydney 19/53
Awre 19/58
Gloucester 20c17 ~ 20c19
Barnwood Jn 20/22
Cheltenham Spa 20/30
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 20/36
Eckington Loop 20*41 ~ 21*00
Abbotswood Jn 21/09
Norton Jn 21/19
Worcester Shrub Hill 21/34
Tunnel Jn 21/38
Droitwich Spa 21/43
Hartlebury 21/49
Kidderminster 21/54
Blakedown 21/57
Stourbridge Junction 22/02
Rowley Regis 22/20
Smethwick Jn 22/27
Galton Jn 22/31
Soho North Jn 22/33
Soho East Jn 22/34
Perry Barr West Jn 22/38
Perry Barr South Jn 22/41
Aston 22/45
Stechford 22/50
Birmingham International 22.56a [P1]

14/07/19 :
5Z14 : (57316 with 57601 on rear) : Birmingham International to Coventry

Location Booked
Birmingham International 08.20d [P1]
Berkswell 08/25
Coventry 08.33a [P2]

5Z15 : (57316 with 57601 on rear) : Weymouth to Jersey Sidings
5Z16 : (57601 with 57316 on rear) : Jersey Sidings to Weymouth

Location Booked
Weymouth 14.03d [P3]
Jersey Sidings 14.06a ~ 16.48d
Weymouth 16.51a [P3]


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