23rd June 2021

Saphos Trains
The Torbay Riviera Explorer

Locos Used (2) 47593 'Galloway Princess' & 47853 & steam: 45231 'The Sherwood Forester'
Stock Used 35465+3330+1203+17159+13227+3148+3100+3122+80044+3045+3125

Route :
1Z25 : Shrewsbury to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z26 : Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear
1Z27 : Kingswear to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z28 : Bristol Temple Meads to Shrewsbury

Loco(s) Route
47593 (1) Shrewsbury - Sutton Bridge Jn - Church Stretton - Craven Arms - Ludlow - Leominster - Shelwick Jn - Hereford - Abergavenny - Cwmbran - Maindee North Jn - Maindee East Jn - Severn Tunnel Junction - Patchway - Filton Abbey Wood - Bristol Temple Meads
45231 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton - Worle Jn - Uphill Jn - Bridgwater - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Tiverton Parkway - Exeter St Davids - Dawlish - Newton Abbot - Torquay - Paignton - Kingswear
45231 (1) Kingswear - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
47593 (1) Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury

Notes :
(1) 47853 on rear.
(2) 47853 running as 47614.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Shrewsbury 05.42d [P7] 05.42   23.54a [P4] 23.44
English Bridge Jn 05/43 ?   23/52 ?
Sutton Bridge Jn 05/45 05/46   23/50 23/40
Dorrington SB 05/52 05/52   23/44 ?
Church Stretton 06.01a ~ 06.03d ?   23.35a ~ 23.37d ?
Marsh Brook LC 06/07 06/09   23/31 23/21
Craven Arms 06/11 [P2] 06/14   23/23 [P1] 23/15
Bromfield 06/14 06/18   23/18 23/10
Ludlow 06.17a ~ 06.20d ? ~ 06.23   23.12a ~ 23.15d ?
Woofferton 06/25 06/30   23/07 22/59
Leominster 06.33a ~ 06.36d 06.37 ~ 06.40   22.57a ~ 23.00d 22.49 ~ 22.52
Moreton-on-Lugg 06/45 06/49   22/48 22/40
Shelwick Jn 06/50 06/52   22/45 22/37
Hereford 06.53a ~ 06.56d [P2] 06.53 ~ 06.56   22.39a ~ 22.42d [P3] 22.32 ~ 22.35
Tram Inn 07/04 07/06   22/31 22/25
Pontrilas 07/09 07/11   22/25 22/20
Abergavenny 07.22a ~ 07.24d 07.23 ~ 07.26   22.08a ~ 22.11d 22.02 ~ 22.06
Little Mill Jn 07/32 07/35   21/59 21/56
Pontypool & New Inn 07/34 ?   21/57 ?
Cwmbran 07.39a ~ 07.41d 07.41 ~ 07.42   21.50a ~ 21.53d 21.45 ~ 21.48
Maindee North Jn 07/51 07/51   21*22 ~ 21*38 ? ~ 21.36
Maindee East Jn 07/57 [UR] 07/55   21/17 21/13
Llanwern West Jn 08/01 08/00   21/13 21/10
Severn Tunnel Junction 08.15a ~ 08.17d [P4] 08.11 ~ 08.16   20.58a ~ 21.00d [P3] [DM] 20.57 ~ 21.02
Severn Tunnel West 08/19 08/18   20/56 20/56
Severn Tunnel East 08/24 08/24   20/51 20/51
Pilning 08/25 [P1] 08/26   20/50 [P2] 20/48
Patchway 08/30 [P1] 08/30   20/45 [P2] 20/43
Filton Abbey Wood 08/33 [P3] [RL] 08/33   20*33 ~ 20*36 [P2] 20/34
Horfield Jn 08/34 08/34   20/30 20/32
Narroways Hill Jn 08/36 08/37   20/28 20/29
Dr Day's Jn 08/39 08/39   20/26 [ML] 20/26
Bristol East Jn 08/40 [UF] 08/40   20/25 [UF] 20/25
Bristol Temple Meads 08L42a ~ 09L49d [P6] 08.42 ~ 09.49 [P6]   19L50a ~ 20L24d [P3] 19.52 ~ 20.23
Bristol West Jn 09/51 [DM] 09/52   19/48 [UR] 19/49
Parson Street 09/52 [P1] 09/55   19/45 [P2] 19/48
Yatton 10/02 10/08   19/32 19/35
Yatton Loop 10*06 ~ 10*20 [DGL] ?   - -
Worle Jn 10/30 10/13   19/26 19/27
Uphill Jn 10/34 10/16   19/22 19/21
Bridgwater 10/47 10/31   19/05 19/06
Cogload Jn 10/54 10/39   18/57 18/59
Taunton 11w00 ~ 11w20 [P2] 10.45 ~ 11.18   18w27 ~ 18w51 [P4] 18.33 ~ 18.52
Norton Fitzwarren 11/23 11/22   18/24 18/31
Whiteball 11/33 11/35   18/15 18/20
Tiverton Parkway 11/37 [P1] 11/41   18/11 [P2] 18/14
Tiverton Loop 11*40 ~ 12*04 [DPL] 11.44 ~ 12.03 [DPL]   17*58 ~ 18*09 [UPL] 18.05 ~ 18.10
Cowley Bridge Jn 12/20 12/20   17/43 17/48
Exeter St Davids 12/22 [P4] 12/22 [P4]   17/41 [P5] 17/46
Dawlish Warren 12/35 12/36   17/26 17/34
Dawlish 12/38 12/38   17/24 17/32
Teignmouth 12/42 12/41   17/20 17/29
Newton Abbot 12/48 [P2] 12/48   17/14 [P3] 17/23
Newton Abbot West Jn 12/49 12/49   17/13 17/22
Torquay 12/59 ?   17/03 17/11
Paignton 13.04a ~ 13.08d [P1] ?   16.56a ~ 16.59d [P2] 17.03 ~ 17.06 [P2]
Paignton GF 13.11 ~ 13.16 ?   16.48 ~ 16.53 ?
Kingswear 13.30a ?   16.30d ?


Associated Light Engine Workings

0Z26 : (45231) : St Philips Marsh HST Depot to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked
St Philips Marsh HST Depot 08.42d
Bristol West Jn 08.52 ~ 08.57
Bristol Temple Meads 09.00a [P6]

0Z27 : (45231) : Bristol Temple Meads to St Philips Marsh HST Depot

Location Booked
Bristol Temple Meads 19.59d [P3]
Bristol East Jn 20.00 ~ 20.03
Bristol Temple Meads 20.04 ~ 20.16 [UT]
Bristol East Jn 20/18
North Somerset Jn 20/19
St Philips Marsh HST Depot 20.31a


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