20th April 1958

Railway Enthusiasts Club
The Severn Rambler

Locos Used 5417 & 9017
Stock Used rake 1: 3x corridor coaches (1)
rake 2: 2x GW Auto-Coaches

Route :

Loco Stock Route
9017 rake 1 08.44d Windsor & Eton Central – Bath Road Jn - Slough West Jn – Maidenhead – Bourne End - High Wycombe – Princes Risborough – Thame - Morris Cowley - Kennington Jn - Oxford - Wolvercot Jn - Kingham - Bourton-on-the-Water - Andoversford Junction - Cheltenham Spa (St James)
5417 rake 2 Cheltenham Spa (St James) – Engine Shed Jn - Gloucester Central – Over Jn
5417 rake 2 Over Jn – Hempstead Bridge (Gloucester Docks branch)
5417 rake 2 Hempstead Bridge – Over Jn – Bullo Pill West Jn – Staple Edge Halt – Bilson Jn – Bilson North Jn – Churchway Branch Colliery siding
5417 rake 2 Churchway Branch Colliery siding – Bilson North Jn – Bilson Jn – Staple Edge Halt – Bullo Pill West Jn
5417 rake 2 Bullo Pill West Jn – Awre Junction – Otters Pool Jn – Lydney Junction – Lydney Town – Tufts Jn – Parkend – Coleford Branch Jn
5417 rake 2 Coleford Branch Jn – Coleford Town
5417 rake 2 Coleford Town – Coleford Branch Jn
5417 rake 2 Coleford Branch Jn – Parkend – Tufts Jn – Lydney Town - Coleford Town – Lydney Junction – Otters Pool Jn
5417 rake 2 Otters Pool Jn – Chepstow – Caldicot Jn
5417 rake 2 Caldicot Jn – Sudbrook
5417 rake 2 Sudbrook – Caldicot Jn – Severn Tunnel Junction
9017 rake 1 Severn Tunnel Junction – Patchway – Stoke Gifford West Jn – Westerleigh Jn – Wootton Bassett Jn – Swindon – Didcot – Reading – Maidenhead

Notes :
(1) Reported as 3 corridor coaches however photographic evidence suggests it was 4x mark 1's.

Sources : Mike Barnsley, John Stretton, Peter Darke & Alan Ogilvie

Photo Review


5417 at an unknown location (photo: Adrian Vaughan Collection)
If you can identify where this is, please let me know...thanks!

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


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