7th June 2023

Railway Touring Company
The Cardiff Express

Locos Used 47802 & steam: 60103 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used 35486+3120+99128+99712+99371+3093+3098+3143+99311+5032+4854+99723

Route :
1Z52 : London Paddington to Cardiff Central
1Z54 : Cardiff Central to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
60103 (1) London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Westerleigh Jn - Bristol Parkway - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee East Jn - Maindee North Jn
47802 (2) Maindee North Jn - Maindee West Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
60103 (1) Cardiff Central - Newport - Maindee West Jn - Maindee East Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes:
(1) 47802 on rear.
(2) 60103 on rear.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 07.50d [P8] [L3] 07.49   22.07a [P9] 22.07
Royal Oak Jn 07/52 [L3] 07/51   22/05 [L4] 22/05
Portobello Jn 07/53 [L3] 07/53   22/04 [L4] 22/04
Ladbroke Grove 07/54 [DR] 07/54   22/03 [L4] 22/03
Acton West 08/01 [DR] 07/59   21/56 [UR] 21/58
West Ealing 08/03 [P3] [DR] 08/01   21/52 [P4] [UR] 21/54
Southall 08/06 [P3] [DR] 08/06   21/47 [P4] [UR] 21/51
Heathrow Airport Jn 08/09 [DR] 08/10   21/45 [UR] 21/47
Slough 08.20a ~ 08.22d [P4] [DR] 08.18 ~ 08.22   21.32a ~ 21.35d [P5] [UR] 21.33 ~ 21.35 [P5]
Maidenhead 08/30 [P3] [DR] 08/30   21/25 [P4] [UR] 21/27
Twyford 08/37 [P3] [DR] 08/37   21/18 [P4] [UR] 21/20
Kennet Bridge Jn 08/42 [DR] 08/42   21/13 [UR] 21/15
Reading 08.48a ~ 08.56d [P13] [DR] 08.45 ~ 08.56   21.07a ~ 21.10d [P15] [UR] 21.07 ~ 21.12
Reading West Jn 08/59 [DR] 08/59   21/03 [UR] 21/04
Goring & Streatley 09/08 [P3] [DR] 09/13   20/53 [P4] [UR] 20/57
Didcot East Jn 09/21 [DR] 09/21   20/46 [UR] 20/46
Didcot Parkway 09.22a ~ 09.25d [P3] [DR] 09.22 ~ 09.26 [P3]   20.41a ~ 20.44d [P4] [UR] 20.41 ~ 20.45
Foxhall Jn 09/27 [DM] 09/29   20/39 20/36
Milton Jn 09/28 09/32   20w12 ~ 20w35 [RL] 20.11 ~ 20.33
Steventon Jn 09/30 09/34   20/09 [RL] 20/09
Wantage Road 09/34 [DR] 09/38   20/05 20/03
??? ??w?? ~ ??w?? [DR] ? ~ ?   - -
Challow 10*16 ~ 10*18 ? ~ 10.33   19/57 [UR] 19/53
Uffington 10/22 10/38   19/54 19/52
Swindon 10*33 ~ 10*43 [UM] 10/47   19*27 ~ 19*42 [UM] 19.36 ~ 19.41
Wootton Bassett Jn 10/50 10/52   19*04 ~ 19*16 [UGL] 19.00 ~ 19.23
Hullavington 10/59 11/02   18/51 18/44
Westerleigh Jn 11/11 11/13   18/37 18/34
Bristol Parkway 11c16 ~ 11c18 [P2] 11.18 ~ 11.20   17w48 ~ 18w30 [UPL] 17.52 ~ 18.27
Patchway 11/20 [P2] 11/23   17/44 [P1] 17/48
Pilning 11w27 ~ 11w57 [DGL] 11.29 ~ 11.58   17/39 [P1] 17/40
Severn Tunnel East 11/59 12/01   17/37 17/38
Severn Tunnel West 12/03 12/05   17/32 17/34
Severn Tunnel Junction 12/04 [P3] [DM] 12/07   17/30 [P4] 17/29
Llanwern West Jn 12/11 12/14   17/16 17/13
Maindee East Jn 12/18 12/17   17/12 17/12
Maindee North Jn 12.36 ~ 12.44 12.24 ~ ?   - -
Maindee West Jn 12/50 [DR] 12/49   17/12 17/11
Newport 12/52 [DR] 12/51   17/10 [UR] 17/10
Ebbw Jn 12/55 12/54   17/07 17/07
Marshfield 12/59 12/58   17/00 17/02
Long Dyke Jn 13/18 [E] 13/05   16/52 [UR] 16/53
Cardiff Central 13.24a [P3] 13.18 [P3]   16.50d [P3] [D] 16.50


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z52 : (47802 with 60103 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington

Location Booked
Southall WCR 06.05d
Southall 06.51 ~ 06.56
Southall East Jn 06/57
West Ealing 06/59
Acton West 07/00
Ladbroke Grove 07/03
Portobello Jn 07/04
Royal Oak Jn 07/05
London Paddington 07.09a [P8]

5Z53 : (60103 with 47802 on rear) : Cardiff Central to Pengam Sidings

Location Booked
Cardiff Central 13.37d [P3]
Long Dyke Jn 13/39
Pengam Jn 13/42
Pengam Sidings 13.45a

5Z54 : (47802 with 60103 on rear) : Pengam Sidings to Cardiff Central

Location Booked
Pengam Sidings 16.30d
Pengam Jn 16/33
Long Dyke Jn 16/39
Cardiff Central 16.42a [P3]

5Z55 : (47802 with 60103 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked
London Paddington 22.42d [P9]
Royal Oak Jn 22/44
Portobello Jn 22/45
Ladbroke Grove 22/46
Acton West 22/50
West Ealing 22/52
Southall East Jn 22/55
Southall 22.57 ~ 23.02
Southall WCR 23.12a


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