28th July 2019

Torbay Express Ltd
The Torbay Express

Loco Used 47802 & steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 35486+4998+4959+1691+3147+3123+3121+3149+3141+1651+3066+3068+21269

Route :
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear
1Z28 : Kingswear to Bristol Temple Meads

Locos Route
47802+60009 Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Tiverton Parkway - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
47802+60009 Kingswear - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) 47802 + 60009 were double headed due to the risk of lineside fires in hot weather.


47802+60009 arrive at Westbury on the outward leg (photo: Guy Vincent)

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Bristol Temple Meads 08.00d [P7] 08.22   20.35a [P8] 20.28
? Bristol East Jn 08/02 [UM]  08/24   20/32 [DM] 20/27
? North Somerset Jn 08/03 08/25   20/30 20/26
11.40 Bath Spa 08.18a ~ 08.22d [P2] 08.39 ~ 08.43   20.13a ~ 20.15d [P1] 20.11 ~ 20.14
? Bathampton Jn 08/27 08/48   20/09 20/07
? Bradford Jn 08/43 09/06   19/55 19/56
24.19 Trowbridge 08.46a ~ 08.48d [P2] 09.08 ~ 09.11   19/53 [P1] 19/51
28.22 Westbury 08.57a ~ 08.59d [P2] 09.19 ~ 09.35   19.41a ~ 19.45d [P3] ? ~ 19.44
? Fairwood Jn 09/04 09/39   19/37 19/31
? Clink Road Jn 09/10 09/43   19/32 19/26
? Blatchbridge Jn 09/13 09/58   19/29 19/25
? East Somerset Jn 09/17 10/06   19/25 19/21
? Castle Cary 09/28 [P2] 10/16   19/14 [P1] 19/07
? Somerton GF 09/40 10/24   19/02 18/58
? Athelney LC 09/52 10/33   18/52 18/50
? Cogload Jn 09/58 10/36   18/48 18/47
75.48 Taunton 10w04 ~ 10w44 [P2] 10.41 ~ 10.54   18w27 ~ 18w42d [P5] 18.23 ~ 18.39 [P5]
? Norton Fitzwarren 10/47 10/57   18/25 18/20
? Whiteball 10/59 11/06   18/15 18/13
? Tiverton Parkway 11/02 [P1] 11/10   18/13 [P2] 18/09
? Tiverton Loop 11/04 11/11   18/11 18/08
? Cowley Bridge Jn 11/18 11/23   17/57 17/56
106.28 Exeter St Davids 11/19 [P4] 11/25   17/55 [P5] 17/53
? Dawlish Warren 11/31 [DT] 11/35 [DT]   17/43 [UT] 17/43
? Dawlish 11/33 11/37   17/41 17/41
? Teignmouth 11/38 11/40   17/38 17/38
126.41 Newton Abbot 11/44 [P1] 11/45   17/33 [P1] 17/32
? Newton Abbot West Jn 11/44 11/46   17/32 17/31
134.48 Paignton 11.58a ~ 12.09d [P1] 11.55 ~ 12.08   17.15a ~ 17.18d [P2] 17.14 ~ 17.18
? Paignton GF 12.11 ~ 12.16 ?   16.59 ~ 17.04 ?
141.20 Kingswear 12.34a ?   16.50d ?


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