22nd March 1980

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Red Dragon

Locos Used 31118, 31158, 37179 & 37182
Stock Used 26110+26131+26103+26117+25167+35405+1921+13291+13288+13352+26093

Route :

Locos Route
31118 + 31158 London Paddington - Reading - Swindon - Bristol Parkway - Cardiff Central
37179 + 37182 Cardiff Central - Barry - Aberthaw - Bridgend - Swansea District Line - Central Wales Line - Craven Arms
37179 + 37182 Craven Arms - Hereford - Newport
31118 + 31158 Newport - Cwmbran - Blaenavon
31118 + 31158 Blaenavon - Cwmbran - Maindee East Junction - Bristol Parkway - Swindon - Reading - London Paddington

Source : Andy Hoskins

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Andy Hoskins)

M Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M
0.00 Paddington 07.28d 07.28   21.19a 21.20 531.67
9.08 Southall 07/38 07/40   21/07 21/08 522.59
18.45 Slough 07/44 07/47   21/00 21/01 513.22
24.24 Maidenhead 07/48 07/52   20/56 20/57 507.43
31.01 Twyford 07/52 07/57   20/51 20/52 500.66
35.98 Reading 07.58a ~ 08.00d 08.02 ~ 08.06   20.43a ~ 20.45d 20.44 ~ 20.45 495.69
53.13 Didcot 08/14 08/23   20/26 20/27 478.54
64.00 Challow 08/21 08/32   - - -
77.29 Swindon 08/33 08/43   20.04a ~ 20.06d 20.07 ~ 20.10 454.38
83.09 Wotton Bassett Jn 08/39 08/47   19/54 20/01 448.58
94.26 Hullavington 08/47 08/55   19/44 19/53 437.41
107.15 Westerleigh Jn 08/53 09/06   19/33 19/41 424.52
111.78 Bristol Parkway 09/00 09/09   19/27 19/36 419.89
113.05 Patchway 09/02 09/14   19/25 19/34 418.62
116.62 Pilning 09/05 09/17   19/21 19/29 415.05
122.45 Severn Tunnel West 09/13 09/25   19/16 19/24 409.22
123.57 Severn Tunnel Junction 09/14 09/27   19.12a ~ 19.14d 19/23 408.10

 

M Location Booked Actual
133.43 Newport 09/25 09/38
145.18 Cardiff Central 09L40a ~ 09L55d 09.52 ~ 10.12
153.53 Barry 10/14 10/31
172.68 Bridgend 10/47 11/00
184.85 Port Talbot 11.00a ~ 11.03d 11.12 ~ 11.13
188.84 Court Sart Jn 11/12 11/19
193.02 Felin Fran East Jn 11/19 11/26
200.13 Gravesend Colliery Loop 11/28 11/37
201.34 Hendy Jn 11/31 11/40
206.77 Pantyffynon 11.37a ~ 11.38d 11.49 ~ 11.54
214.78 Llandeilo 11/55 12/09
225.97 Llandovery 12/16 12/31
237.31 Llanwrtyd Wells 12.38a ~ 12.54d 12.49 ~ 13.05
253.43 Llandrindod Wells 13/20 13/28
285.53 Craven Arms 14.10a ~ 14.25d 14.16 ~ 14.45
293.09 Ludlow 14/32 14/52
304.02 Leominster 14/41 15/02
314.89 Shelwick Jn 14/50 15/11
316.60 Hereford 14.53a ~ 15.03d 15.15 ~ 15.22
323.27 Tram Inn 15/13 15/30
329.10 Pontrilas 15/18 15/35
340.59 Abergavenny 15/29 15/46
350.04 Pontypool & New Inn 15/38 15/56
354.14 Llantarnam Jn 15/43 16/02
359.22 Maindee North Jn 15/51 16/10
360.05 Newport 15L54a ~ 16L08d 16.12 ~ 16.21
360.89 Maindee North Jn 16/11 16/24
365.97 Llantarnam Jn 16.18a ~ 16.19d 16.34 ~ 16.34
370.97 Coed-y-Gric Jn 16.27a ~ 16.37d 16.46 ~ 16.53
379.72 Blaenavon 17.20a ~ 17.40d 17.36 ~ 18.00
388.47 Coed-y-Gric Jn 18.23a ~ 18.33d 18.46 ~ 18.50
393.47 Llantarnam Jn 18.41a ~ 18.42d 19.01 ~ 19.01
398.54 Maindee North Jn 18/58 19/12
398.94 Maindee East Jn 19/00 19/37

Timings continue in first table.

No attempt has been made to verify the mileages.

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