26th May 2007

P.M.R. Tours
The
Oxfordshire Express

Locos Used 57601, ????? & steam: 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used ???

Route:
1Z20 : Manchester Victoria to Didcot Parkway
1Z22 : Didcot Parkway to Manchester Victoria

Loco(s) Route
57601 Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting Jn - Ashburys - Romiley - New Mills Central - Chinley - Edale - Dore West Jn - Dore South Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Ambergate Jn - Derby
6233 Derby - Stenson Jn - Button-on-Trent - Wichnor Jn - Tamworth HL - Kingsbury Jn - Whitacre Jn - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley - Dorridge - Hatton - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Aynho Jn - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Didcot Parkway
6233 Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Derby
????? Derby - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Victoria

Notes :
(1) P.M.R.T. Tours was the tour division of The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust.
(2) Passengers could chose to leave the train at Oxford to explore the city or stay on to Didcot.


6233 being coaled after arrival at Didcot (photo: Steve Poulton)

Source : Steve Poulton

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Steve Poulton
)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Manchester Victoria 07.10d 22.44a
Miles Platting 07/14 22/41
Ashburys 07/25 22/33
Romiley 07/34 22/15
Marple 07.37a ~ 07.39d 22.09a ~ 22.11d
New Mills South Jn 07/47 22/01
Chinley North Jn 07/53 21/57
Edale 08/00 21/52
Bamford 08/06 21/45
Grindleford 08/09 21/42
Dore West Jn 08/16 21/35
Chesterfield 08.24a ~ 08.26d 21.22a ~ 21.24d
Clay Cross South Jn 08/31 21/18
Ambergate Jn 08/39 21/08
Derby 08L50a ~ 09L41d 20L32a ~ 20L57d
Stenson Jn 09/49 20/25
Clay Mills Jn 09/53 20/20
Burton-on-Trent 09.56a ~ 09.57d 20.14a ~ 20.16d
Wichnor Jn 10/04 20/06
Tamworth HL 10.11a ~ 10.12d 19.55a ~ 19.57d
Kingsbury Jn 10/20 19/48
Whitacre Jn 10/25 -
Water Orton 10/32 19/44
Castle Bromwich Jn 10/41 19/39
Castle Bromwich UDG 10w46 ~ 11w18 19w12 ~ 19w38
Washwood Heath No.1 11/25 19/05
St Andrews Jn 11/30 19/00
Small Heath South Jn 11/35 18/56
Tyseley 11/36 18/55
Dorridge UPL 11*46 ~ 11*54 -
Dorridge 11/56 18/46
Hatton 12/04 18/35
Leamington Spa 12/13 18/27
Fenny Compton 12/26 18/15
Banbury 12/35 17w20a ~ 18w03d
Aynho Jn 12/41 17/13
Heyford 12/48 17/07
Wolvercote Jn 12/59 16/59
Oxford North Jn 13*04 ~ 13*21 -
Oxford 13.25a ~ 13.27d 16.53a ~ 16.55d
Kennington Jn 13/33 16/49
Didcot North Jn 13/42 16/41
Didcot Parkway 13.44a 16.38d


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