12th June 2021

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 60103 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used 35486+99723+5035+4905+1860+3143+99125+99347+99352+99712+99351+3058

Route : 
1Z60: London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z62 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
60103 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
60103 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Ashchurch for Tewkesbury - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.13d [P1] 07.14 [P1]   20.30a [P1] 20.51 [P1]
Royal Oak Jn 07/14 [L2] 07/15   20/28 [L2] 20/49
Portobello Jn 07/15 [L2] 07/17   20/27 [L2] 20/47
Ladbroke Grove 07/16 [DM] 07/18   20/26 [L3] 20/46
Acton West 07/19 [DM] 07/22   20/19 [UR] 20/41
West Ealing 07/22 [DM] 07/24   20/17 [P4] [UR] 20/38
Southall 07/25 [P1] [DM] 07/26   20/13 [P4] [UR] 20/34
Southall West Jn 07/26 [DM-DR] 07/27   20/12 [UR] 20/31
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/29 [DR] 07/29   20/09 [UR] 20/29
Slough 07.39a ~ 07.41d [P4] [DR] 07.39 ~ 07.41   19.58a ~ 20.01d [P5] [UR] 20.09 ~ 20.11
Maidenhead 07/46 [P3] [DR] 07/50   19/48 [P4] [UR] 19/58
Twyford 07/53 [P3] [DR] 07/56   19/39 [P4] [UR] 19/48
Kennet Bridge Jn 07/59 [DR] 08/00   19/35 [UR] 19/41
Reading 08.01a ~ 08.03d [P12] [DR] 08.02 ~ 08.05   19.28a ~ 19.32d [P14] [UR] 19.33 ~ 19.38
Reading West Jn 08/06 [DR] 08/08   19/26 [UR] 19/30
Tilehurst East Jn 08/07 [DR-DM] 08/10   19/24 [UR] 19/29
Goring & Streatley 08/12 [P1] [DM] 08/17   19/17 [P4] [UR] 19/23
Didcot East Jn 08/20 [DM-DR] 08/24   19/10 [UR] 19/12
Didcot Parkway 08.21a ~ 08.38d [P3] 08.25 ~ 08.37 [P3]   19.06a ~ 19.08d [P4] [UR] 19.06 ~ 19.11

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 08/41 08/41
Kennington Jn 08/51 08/50
Oxford [U&DP] 08w56 ~ 09w49 08.55 ~ ?
Oxford 09c51 ~ 09c52 [P3] [DM] 09.56 ~ 09.57
Oxford North Jn 09/56 09/59
Wolvercote Jn 10/02 10/02
Charlbury 10/14 10/15
Ascott-under-Wychwood 10/21 [P1] 10/21
Moreton-in-Marsh 10/38 [P1] 10/37
Honeybourne 10/49 ?
Evesham 10/55 11/13
Norton Jn 11/08 11/28
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.16a [P1] ~ 16.34d [P1] 11.36 [P1] ~ 16.34 [P1]
Norton Jn 16/41 16/42
Abbotswood Jn 16/43 16/43
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 16/55 [P2] 16/56
Cheltenham Spa 17/05 [P1] 17/03
Barnwood Jn 17/11 17/11
Gloucester Yard Jn 17/12 17/12
Standish Jn 17/19 17/19
Stroud 17/24 [P1] 17/26
St Mary's LC 17/28 17/29
Kemble 17/39 [P1] 17/42
Rodbourne Jn 17/53 17/55
Swindon 17/55 [P1] 17/58
Uffington 18/06 18/10
Challow 18/09 18/12
Wantage Road 18*14 ~ 18*33 [UR] 18/16
Steventon 18/39 [RL] 18/20
Milton Jn 18w42 ~ 19w00 [RL] 18.25 ~ 19.00
Foxhall Jn 19/04 [RL] 19/03

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z60 : (47245 with 60103 on rear) : Southall to Greenford East Jn
5Z60 : (60103 with 47245 on rear) : Greenford East Jn to Greenford West Jn
5Z60 : (47245 with 60103 on rear) : Greenford West Jn to London Paddington
(Train booked to reverse twice?!)

Location Booked
Southall WCR 05.45d
Southall 05.55 ~ 06.00
Southall East Jn 06/01
Hanwell 06/03
Drayton Green 06/05
Greenford South Jn 06/11
Greenford East Jn 06.13 ~ 06.17
Greenford West Jn 06.20 ~ 06.29
Greenford South Jn 06/32
Drayton Green 06/38
West Ealing 06/40
Acton West 06/44
Acton Main Line 06/46
Friars Jn 06/47
Old Oak Common West 06/48
Old Oak Common East 06/51
Ladbroke Grove 06/55
Portobello Jn 06/56
Royal Oak Jn 06/57
London Paddington 06.58a [P1]

5Z61 : (60103 + tour stock) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.

Location Booked
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.28d [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 11.31a

5Z52 : (60103 with 35486) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 13.45d
Tunnel Jn 13.48 ~ 13.51
Worcester Foregate Street 13/55 [P2]
Henwick 13.58 ~ 14.24 [URS]
Worcester Foregate Street 14/28 [P1]
Worcester Shrub Hill 14.30 ~ 14.32 [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 14.34a

5Z62 : (60103 + tour stock) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (rtn)
Worcester L.M.D. 16.16d
Worcester Shrub Hill 16.19a [P1]

5Z63 : (47245? with 60103 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 20.52d [P1]
Royal Oak Jn 20/53
Portobello Jn 20/54
Ladbroke Grove 20/55
Acton West 20/59
West Ealing 21/01
Southall East Jn 21/03
Southall 21.04 ~ 21.10
Southall WCR 21.20a


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