10th December 2019

Railway Touring Company
The Bath & Cardiff Christmas Markets

Locos Used 47802 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 21249+99304+5032+4994+1860+99351+99371+99127+99712+99121+13320

Route : 
1Z41 : London Paddington to Cardiff Central
1Z43 : Cardiff Central to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
60163 (1) London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Bedwyn - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Trowbridge - Bradford Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads (4)
47802 (2) Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Day's Jn - Filton Abbey Wood - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central
60163 (1) Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - Dr Day's Jn - North Somerset Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 47802 on rear.
(2) 60163 on rear.
(3) 60163 'Tornado' replaced advertised 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'.
(4) It is reported that the outward leg was diverted via Bristol Temple Meads, where it was held for approximately 100 minutes, due to a failed 'Turbo' unit in the Severn Tunnel.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.14d [P9] 07.17   23.22a [P10] 23.28
Royal Oak Jn 07/14 [L4] 07/19   23/20 [L5] 23/26
Portobello Jn 07/16 [L4] 07/21   23/18 [L5] 23/24
Ladbroke Grove 07/17 [DR] 07/22   23/18 [UR] 23/23
Acton West 07/22 [DR] 07/27   23/12 [UR] 23/16
West Ealing 07/25 [P3] [DR] 07/28   23/07 [P4] [UR] 23/12
Southall East Jn 07/29 [DR] 07/31   23/05 [UM-UR] 23/10
Southall 07/30 [P3] [DR] 07/33   23/04 [P2] [UM] 23/09
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/35 [DR] 07/37   22/58 [UM] 23/01
Slough 07.45a ~ 07.50d [P4] [DR] 07.48 ~ 07.50   22.45a ~ 22.49d [P3] [UM] 22.44 ~ 22.48
Maidenhead 07/56 [P3] [DR] 07/58   22/37 [P2] [UM] 22/34
Twyford 08/03 [P3] [DR] 08/06   22/28 [P2] [UM] 22/26
Kennet Bridge Jn 08/09 [DR] 08/12   22/22 [UM] 22/19
Reading 08.11a ~ 08.14d [P12] [DFR] 08.15 ~ 08.19   21.50a ~ 22.18d [P14] 21.50 ~ 22.15
Oxford Road Jn 08/17 08/22   21/43 [DFR] 21/48
Southcote Jn 08/20 08/24   21/41 21/44
Theale 08/25 08/28   21*20 ~ 21*35 [UGL] 21.24 ~ 21.38
Newbury Racecourse 08w43 ~ 09w05 [P3] 08.45 ~ 09.03   ? ?
Newbury 09.07a ~ 09.10d [P1] 09.06 ~ 09.10   21.05a ~ 21.08d [P2] 21.05 ~ 21.08
Bedwyn 09/29 [P1] 09/27   20/50 [P2] 20/48
Woodborough 09/42 09/39   19w39 ~ 20w30 [UGL] 19.44 ~ 20.17
Lavington 09/52 09/48   19/27 ?
Heywood Road Jn 09/59 09/57   19/20 19/26
Hawkeridge Jn 10*01 ~ 10*17 09.59 ~ 10.24   19/18 19/24
Trowbridge 10/23 10/29   19/11 19/17
Bradford Jn 10/25 10/30   19/09 19/15
Bathampton Jn 10/39 10/43   18/58 19/03
Bath Spa 10.43a ~ 10.46d [P1] 10.47 ~ 10.53   18.51a ~ 18.54d [P2] 18.54 ~ 18.58
North Somerset Jn 10/59 11/11   18/37 18/42
Bristol East Jn DIV ?   - -
Bristol Temple Meads DIV ? ~ ?   - -
Bristol East Jn DIV ?   - -
Dr Day's Jn 11/04 [ML] 12/47   18/35 18/32
Narroways Hill Jn 11/08 12/49   18/26 18/28
Horfield Jn 11/12 12/52   18/24 18/26
Filton Abbey Wood 11/13 [P2] 12/53   18/23 [P1] [ML] 18/24
Patchway 11/15 [P2] 12/55   18/20 [P1] 18/14
Pilning 11/19 [P2] 12/59   18/12 [P1] ?
Pilning [Loop] - -   17*43 ~ 18*10 [UGL] 17.13 ~ 18.03
Severn Tunnel East 11/20 13/01   17/40 17/18
Severn Tunnel West 11/25 13/05   17/35 17/13
Severn Tunnel Junction 11/26 [P3] [DR] 13/07   17/34 [P4] 17/11
Magor 11w34 ~ 11w52 ?   17w14 ~ 17w29 17/07 ?
Llanwern West Jn 11/59 [DR] 13/36   17/05 [UR] 17/01
Maindee East Jn 12/03 [DR] 13/39   17/02 16/59
Maindee North Jn 12.05 ~ 12.35 DIV   - -
Maindee West Jn 12/37 [DR] 13/40   17/01 16/58
Newport 12/39 13/41   17/00 [UR] 16/57
Ebbw Jn 12/42 [DR] 13/44   16/57 16/54
Marshfield 12/48 [DR] 13/48   16/53 [UR] 16/50
Long Dyke Jn 12/56 [E] 13/56   16/43 [UR] 16/43
Cardiff Central 12.58a [P3] 13.58 [P3]   16.40d [P3] [D] 16.40 [P3]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z40 : (47802 with 60163 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington

Location Booked
Southall Depot 05.54d
Southall Yard 06.04 ~ 06.14
Southall East Jn 06/15
West Ealing 06/18
Acton West 06/20
Friars Jn 06/23
Old Oak Common West 06/24
Old Oak Common Reception 06/25
Old Oak Common East 06*26 ~ 06*43
Ladbroke Grove 06/46
Portobello Jn 06/47
Royal Oak Jn 06/50
London Paddington 06.52a [P9]

5Z42 : (47802 with 60163 on rear) : Cardiff Central to Barry Tourist Railway
5Z43 : (60163 with 47802 on rear) : Barry Tourist Railway to Cardiff Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Cardiff Central 13.04 [P3] 16.36a [P3]
Penarth Curve South Jn 13/07 16/31
Cogan Jn 13/13 16/27
Cadoxton 13/20 16/16
Barry Down Siding 13.25 ~ 13.27 16.09 ~ 16.11
Barry Tourist Railway 13.40a 16.00d

5Z44 : (47802 with 60163 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 23.41d [P10]
Royal Oak Jn 23/42
Portobello Jn 23/43
Ladbroke Grove 23/44
Acton West 23/49
West Ealing 23/51
Southall East Jn 23/54
Southall Yard 23.55 ~ 00.04
Southall Depot 00.15a


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