24th August 2019

Railway Touring Company
The Cotswold Venturer

Loco Used steam: 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used 99041+99723+4994+99328+1861+99347+99371+99712+99121+13320

Route : 
1Z24 : London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z27 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Paddington

Loco Route
6233 London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Kemble - Stroud - Standish Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
6233 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Evesham - Moreton-in-Marsh - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Charlbury - Wolvercote Jn - Oxford - Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Sources : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.40d [P9] [L4] 07.55   20.07a [P8] 20.30
Royal Oak Jn 07/41 [L4] 07/57   20/05 [L3] 20/27
Portobello Jn 07/43 [L4] 07/59   20/04 [L3] 20/24
Ladbroke Grove 07/44 [DR] 08/00   20/03 [UR-L3] 20/23
Acton West 07/48 [DR] 08/03   19/55 [UR] 20/18
West Ealing 07/50 [P3] [DR] 08/05   19/52 [P4] [UR] 19/57
Southall 07/55 [P3] [DR] 08/09   19/47 [P4] [UR] 19/49
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/59 [DR] 08/14   19/45 [UR] 19/46
Slough 08.08a ~ 08.10d [P4] [DR] 08.22 ~ 08.23   19.33a ~ 19.36d [P5] [UR] 19.33 ~ 19.35
Maidenhead 08/19 [P3] [DR] 08/31   19/26 [P4] [UR] 19/26
Twyford 08/26 [P3] [DR] 08/38   19/19 [P4] [UR] 19/19 [P4]
Kennet Bridge Jn 08/31 [DR] 08/43   19/15 [UR] 19/12
Reading 08.33a ~ 08.36d [P13] [DR] 08.45 ~ 08.48 [P8] [FVL]   19.09a ~ 19.12d [P15] [UR] 19.08 ~ 19.10
Reading West Jn 08/39 [DR] 08/51   19/06 [UR] 19/04
Goring & Streatley 08/47 [P3] [DR] 09/00   18/54 [P4] [UR] 18/55
Didcot East Jn 08/53 09/09   18/45 [UR] 18/43
Didcot Parkway 08.56a ~ 09.01d [P3] [DR] 09.10 ~ ? [P3]   18.36a ~ 18.43d [P4] [UR] 18.34 ~ 18.42

 

Location Booked Actual
Wantage Road 09/10 09/33
Challow 09w15 ~ 09w48 [DR] 09.38 ~ 10.06
Uffington 09/53 10/10
Swindon 10/06 [P3] 10/21
Swindon Loco Yard 10/09 10/25
Kemble 10/22 [P2] 10/37
St Mary's LC 10/31 10/49
Stroud 10/36 10/53
Standish Jn 10/42 11/07
Gloucester Yard Jn 10/53 11/14
Barnwood Jn 10/55 11/15
Cheltenham Spa 11/03 [P2] 11/24
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 11/13 [P1] 11/33
Abbotswood Jn 11/24 11/42
Norton Jn 11*27 ~ 11*42 11/44
Worcester Shrub Hill 11.50a [P1] ~ 16.31d [P1] 11.50 [P1] ~ 16.31 [P1]
Norton Jn 16/37 16/37
Evesham 16/49 16/49
Honeybourne 16/59 [P2] ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 17/14 [P2] 17/05 [P2]
Ascott-under-Wychwood 17/28 [P2] 17/14
Charlbury 17w34 ~ 17w48 [P2] ? ~ 17.47
Wolvercote Jn 18/02 [UM] 17/59
Oxford North Jn 18/05 [UM] 18/01
Oxford 18*08 ~ 18*19 [UT] 18/05 [TL]
Kennington Jn 18/24 18/22
Didcot North Jn 18/32 18/29

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z24 : (6233 with 47245? on rear) : Southall to Greenford East Jn
5Z24 : (47245? with 6233 on rear) : Greenford East Jn to London Paddington
(Whole train turned)

Location Booked
Southall Depot 06.21d
Southall Yard 06.31 ~ 06.41
Southall East Jn 06/42
Hanwell 06/44
Drayton Green 06/46
Greenford South Jn 06/53
Greenford East Jn 06.55 ~ 06.59
Greenford South Jn 07/01
Drayton Green 07/07
West Ealing 07/09
Acton West 07/11
Ladbroke Grove 07/18
Portobello Jn 07/19
Royal Oak Jn 07/20
London Paddington 07.22a [P9]

5Z25 : (6233 + tour stock) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z27 : (6233 + tour stock) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 12.01d [P1] 16.19a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 12.04a 16.17d

5Z26 : (6233 with 99041) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked Actual
Worcester L.M.D. 14.40d  
Tunnel Jn 14.43 ~ 14.46  
Worcester Foregate Street 14/50  
Henwick 14.54 ~ 15.06  
Worcester Foregate Street 15/10  
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.13 ~ 15.16 [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 15.19a  

5Z28 : (47245? with 6233 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 20.36d [P8]
Royal Oak Jn 20/37
Portobello Jn 20/38
Ladbroke Grove 20/39
Acton West 20/44
West Ealing 20/47
Hanwell 20/49
Hanwell Bridge Loop 20*53 ~ 21*04
Southall East Jn 21/06
Southall Yard 21.08 ~ 21.18
Southall Depot 21.28a


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