27th July 2019

Railway Touring Company
The West Somerset Steam Express

Locos Used 47802 & steam: 53808 & 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (1) (99041)+99723+4994+99328+1861+99347+3143+99371+99712+99121+13320

Route : 
1Z29 : London Paddington to Minehead
1Z30 : Minehead to London Paddington

Loco Route
6233 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Bedwyn - Heywood Road Jn - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard
53808 Bishops Lydeard - Crowcombe Heathfield - Williton - Blue Anchor - Minehead
53808 Minehead - (reverse of outward route) - Bishops Lydeard
47802 Bishops Lydeard - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Clink Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Heywood Road Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes : 
(1) 99041 was only in the consist when 6233 was on the train.
(2) Following the passage of 1Z29 several small lineside fires were reported between Castle Cary and Taunton.  Therefore 6233 remained at the West Somerset Railway, with diesel 47802 running light from Southall to Bishops Lydeard to work the return leg. As a result 1Z30 was reported 86 minutes late at Taunton but eventually arrived into Paddington just 15 minutes late.


6233 arrives at Westbury on 1Z29 (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 08.00d [P11] [L4] 08.00   22.47a [P10] 23.02
Royal Oak Jn 08/01 [L4] 08/02   22/46 22/59
Portobello Jn 08/02 [L4] 08/04   22/42 [L5] 22/58
Ladbroke Grove 08/03 [DR] 08/05   22/41 [L6] 22/57
Acton West 08/08 [DR] 08/09   22/34 [UR] 22/53
West Ealing 08/10 [P3] [DR] 08/10   22/30 [P4] [UR] 22/51
Southall 08/14 [P3] [DR] 08/14   22/26 [P4] [UR] 22/48
Heathrow Airport Jn 08/17 [DR] 08/17   22/19 [UR] 22/46
Slough 08.32a ~ 08.37d [P4] [DR] 08.32 ~ 08.38   22.03a ~ 22.06d [P5] [UR] 22.35 ~ 22.37
Maidenhead 08/42 [P3] [DR] 08/47   21/56 [P4] [UR] 22/28
Twyford 08/49 [P3] [DR] 08/55 [P3]   21/49 [P4] [UR] 22/21
Kennet Bridge Jn 09/02 [DR] 09/01   21/45 [UR] 22/15
Reading 09.04a ~ 09.13d [P8] [WL] 09.04 ~ 09.13   21.39a ~ 21.42d [P10] 22.10 ~ 22.13
Oxford Road Jn 09/16 09/16   21/37 [UFM] 22/07
Southcote Jn 09/19 09/18   21/35 22/05
Theale 09w30 ~ 09w56 [P3] 09.29 ~ 10.01   21/30 22/02
Newbury 10.13a ~ 10.16d [P1] 10.17 ~ 10.20   21.10a ~ 21.13d 21.44 ~ 21.49
Bedwyn 10/35 [P1] 10/38   20/52 [P2] 21/31
Woodborough 10/50 10/51   20w16 ~ 20w37 [UGL] 21/19
Lavington 11/00 10/59   20/04 21/12
Heywood Road Jn 11/07 11/05   19/56 21/06
Westbury 11c15 ~ 11c28 [P1] 11.14 ~ 11.28 [P1]   19c51 ~ 19c53 [P3] DIV
Fairwood Jn 11/31 11/32   19/46 21/04
Clink Road Jn 11/35 11/37   19/40 21/01
Frome 11w38 ~ 11w50 11.39 ~ 11.53   - -
Blatchbridge Jn 11/53 11/56   19/38 20/59
East Somerset Jn 11/58 12/01   19/33 20/56
Castle Cary 12/06 [P2] 12/09   19/24 [P1] 20/48
Somerton GF 12/16 12/17   19/13 20/38
Athelney LC 12/24 12/26   19/04 20/31
Cogload Jn 12/27 12/29   19/01 20/28
Taunton 12c33 ~ 12c47 [P2] [UDR] 12.34 ~ 12.52 [P2]   18c49 ~ 18c55 [P2] 20.20 ~ 20.21
Norton Fitzwarren 12/51 13/02   18/43 [DR] ?
Bishops Lydeard 13L10a ~ 13L30d ??.?? ~ ??.?? 18L10a ~ ??L??d ??.?? ~ ??.??
Crowcombe Heathfield 13.42 ~ 13.43 ? 18/00 ?
Williton 14/00 ? 17/43 ?
Blue Anchor 14.25 ~ 14.51 ? 17/22 ?
Dunster ? ? ? ?
Minehead 15.05a ? 17.08d ?


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z29 : (6233 with 47802? on rear) : Southall to Greenford East Jn
5Z29 : (47802? with 6233 on rear) : Greenford East Jn to London Paddington
5Z30 : (????? with 47802 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 05.43d 23.58a
Southall Yard 05.53 ~ 06.03 23.48 ~ 23.53
Southall East Jn 06/05 23/46
Drayton Green 06/11 -
Greenford South Jn 06/19 -
Greenford East Jn 06.22 ~ 06.58 -
Greenford South Jn 07/00 -
Drayton Green 07/06 -
West Ealing 07/08 23/36
Acton West 07/10 23/29
Ladbroke Grove 07/16 23/24
Portobello Jn 07/17 23/22
Royal Oak Jn 07/19 23/21
London Paddington 07.20a [P11] 23.20d [P10]

0Z47 : (47802) : Southall to Bishops Lydeard

Location Additional
Southall Depot 17.08d
Southall Yard 17.13 ~ 17.19
Heathrow Airport Jn 17/20
Slough 17/27
Maidenhead 17/32
Twyford 17/39
Kennet Bridge Jn 17/44
Reading 17/55
Oxford Road Jn 17/58
Southcote Jn 18/01
Newbury 18/16
Bedwyn 18/32
Woodborough 18/47
Lavington 18/57
Heywood Road Jn 19/04
Westbury 19/07
Fairwood Jn 19/18
Clink Road Jn 19/22
Blatchbridge Jn 19/24
East Somerset Jn 19/29
Castle Cary 19/37
Somerton GF 19/47
Athelney LC 19/55
Cogload Jn 19/58
Taunton 20.04 ~ ?
Norton Fitzwarren ?
Bishops Lydeard ?a


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