29th May 2021

Midland Pullman
The Cornish Coastal Pullman

HST Used 43055+41176+41108+40802+41162+41059+41182+40801+41169+44078+43046 'Geoff Drury 1930-1999'

Route :
1Z60 : Eastleigh to Penzance
1Z62 : Penzance to Eastleigh

HST Route
43055 t/t 43046 Eastleigh - Winchester - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Bramley - Southcote Jn - Reading West - Oxford Road Jn - Reading West Jn - Tilehurst - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Chippenham - Thingley Jn - Melksham - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Tiverton Parkway - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Plymouth - Saltash - Liskeard - Lostwithiel - Par - St Austell - Truro - Redruth - Camborne - St Erth - Penzance
43046 t/t 43055 Penzance - (reverse of outward route) - Eastleigh


A very rare sight at Melksham, as this is believed to be only the third time a
HST has called here; 43055 leading on the outward leg. (photo: Guy Vincent

Source : Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Eastleigh 06.00d [P2] [UF] 06.09   23.06a [P2] 23.00
Shawford 06/05 06/20   23/01 [DF] 22/55
Winchester 06.08a ~ 06.11d [P1] 06.25 ~ 06.29   22.54a ~ 22.57d [P2] 22.48 ~ 22.52
Wallers Ash Loop 06/17 06/35   22/49 22/43
Worting Jn 06/24 [US] 06/41   22/42 22/36
Basingstoke 06.28a ~ 06.31d [P4] 06.45 ~ 06.46   22.31a ~ 22.34d [P2] [DF] 22.28 ~ 22.32
Bramley 06/37 06/52   22/23 22/17
Southcote Jn 06/52 06/59   22/10 22/09
Reading West 06.54a ~ 06.57d [P2] 07.01 ~ ?   22.05a ~ 22.08d [P1] 22.05 ~ 22.07
Oxford Road Jn 06/57 07/04   22/04 22/04
Reading West Jn 07/02 [DR] 07/06   22/01 22/02
Tilehurst 07.04a ~ 07.07d [P3] [DR] 07.08 ~ 07.10   21.54a ~ 21.57d [P4] [UR] 21.56 ~ 21.58
Goring & Streatley 07/14 [P3] [DR] 07/16   21/49 [P4] [UR] 21/51
Didcot East Jn 07/24 [DR] 07/23   21/44 [UR] 21/45
Didcot Parkway 07.26a ~ 07.30d [P3] [RL] 07.24 ~ 07.30   21.38a ~ 21.43d [P4] [UR] 21.36 ~ 21.40
Foxhall Jn 07/31 [RL-DM] 07/32   21/33 21/32
Milton Jn 07/32 07/34   21/31 21/30
Steventon 07/33 07/36   21/28 [UR] 21/28
Wantage Road 07/37 07/38   21/25 21/25
Challow 07/39 07/41   21/23 21/23
Uffington 07/40 07/42   21/21 21/21
Swindon 07.48a ~ 07.51d [P4] 07.50 ~ 07.52   21.10a ~ 21.13d [P1] 21.10 ~ 21.12
Wootton Bassett Jn 07/56 07/58   21/05 21/02
Chippenham 08.02a ~ 08.04d [P1] 08.05 ~ 08.08   20.53a ~ 20.56d [P2] 20.50 ~ 20.53
Thingley East Jn 08/06 08/11   20/50 20/47
Thingley Jn 08/07 08/12   20/48 20/46
Melksham 08.14a ~ 08.17d 08.17 ~ 08.18   20.36a ~ 20.39d 20.36 ~ 20.40
Bradford Jn 08/24 08/25   20/28 20/30
Trowbridge 08/26 08/27   20/25 20/28
Westbury 08.32a ~ 08.35d [P3] 08.33 ~ 08.36 [P3]   20.01a ~ 20.16d [P2] 20.16 ~ 20.23 [P2]
Fairwood Jn 08/37 08/39   19/56 20/13
Clink Road Jn 08/39 08/42   19/51 20/10
Frome - -   19/48 DIV
Blatchbridge Jn 08/41 08/44   19/44 20/09
East Somerset Jn 08/43 08/46   19/41 20/06
Castle Cary 08/49 [P2] 08/54   19/35 [P1] 29/58
Somerton GF 08/56 09/02   19/29 19/49
Athelney LC 09/01 09/09   19/23 19/43
Cogload Jn 09/04 09/11   19/21 19/41
Taunton 09/07 [P2] ??c?? ~ 09c16 [P2]   19/18 [P5] ??c?? ~ 19c35 [P4]
Norton Fitzwarren 09/08 09/19   19/17 19/31
Whiteball 09/14 09/25   19/11 19/20
Tiverton Parkway 09/17 [P1] 09/28   19/09 [P2] 19/14
Tiverton Loop 09/18 09/29   19/08 19/13
Cowley Bridge Jn 09/28 09/38   18/59 19/04
Exeter St Davids 09/37 [P4] 09/39   18/58 [P5] 19/02
Dawlish Warren 09*51 ~ 10*00 [P1] 09.50 ~ 10.00   18/47 18/53
Dawlish 10/03 10/03   18/43 18/51
Teignmouth 10/06 10/06   18/39 18/46
Newton Abbot 10/16 [P2] 10/15 [P2]   18/34 [P3] 18/40 [P3]
Newton Abbot West Jn 10/16 10/16   18/34 18/39
Dainton Tunnel 10/20 10/19   18/30 18/36
Totnes 10/28 10/25 [DM]   18/25 18/30 [UM]
Aish Crossover 10/38 10/36   18/17 18/23
Ivybridge 10/42 [P1] 10/40   18/11 [P2] 18/17
Hemerdon 10/47 10/45   18/06 18/11
Lipson Jn 10/53 10/49   17/56 18/06
Plymouth 10c56 ~ 11c01 [P4] 10.52 ~ 10.57   17c51 ~ 17c53 [P7] 18/03?
St Budeaux Jn 11/06 11/04   17/46 17/58
Saltash 11/10 [P1] 11/09   17/42 [P2] 17/54
St Germans 11/15 [P1] 11/15   17/37 [P2] 17/42
Liskeard 11/23 [P1] 11/23   17/29 [P2] 17/30
St Pinnock Viaduct East 11/29 ?   17/24 ?
Largin 11/30 ?   17/23 ?
Lostwithiel 11/38 [P2] 11/38   17/08 [P1] 17/06
Par 11/43 [P1] 11/42   17/01 [P2] 16/57
St Austell 11/48 ?   16/57 ?
Burngullow Jn 11/50 ?   16/55 ?
Probus 11/57 ?   16/45 ?
Truro 12.03a ~ 12.05d [P2] 12.01 ~ 12.03   16.36a ~ 16.39d [P3] 16.34 ~ 16.36
Penwithers Jn 12/06 ?   16/35 ?
Baldhu 12/09 ?   ? ?
Redruth 12/16 ?   16/24 ?
Camborne 12/22 12/17   16/21 16/20
St Erth 12.31a ~ 12.35d [P1] 12.27 ~ 12.31   16.08a ~ 16.12d [P2] 16.08 ~ 16.12
Long Rock 12/41 ?   16/04 ?
Penzance 12.45a [P2] 12.42 [P2]   16.00d [P2] 16.00 [P2]


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