12th - 13th May 1973

B.R. / Plymouth Railway Circle
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Locos Used 1038 'Western Sovereign', 1646, 5092 & 5142
Stock Used load 12

Route : 1Z54 throughout

Loco(s) Route
1038 Plymouth - Totnes - Newton Abbot - Dawlish - Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Uphill Jn - Worle Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - ?Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Pilning? - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee East Jn - Maindee North Jn - Abergavenny - Hereford - Craven Arms - Shrewsbury
5142 + 5092 Shrewsbury - Caersws - Machynlleth - Aberystwyth
5092 + 5142 Aberystwyth - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury
1038 Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
1646 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Plymouth

Notes :
(1) The fare of 2.80 included a round trip on the VoR at Aberystwyth.


Neil Boardwell's ticket for the tour.

Sources : Roger Geach & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Roger Geach)

Location (Booked) Actual (Booked) Actual
Plymouth (06.35d) 06.35 (04.36a) 04.53
Totnes 07.07a ~ 07.08d 04.21a ~ 04.22d
Newton Abbot 07.21a ~ 07.25d 04.04a ~ 04.06d
Teignmouth 07.32a ~ 07.34d 03.53a ~ 03.55d
Dawlish 07.39a ~ 07.40d 03.47a ~ 03.49d
Exeter St Davids 07.53a ~ 08.02d 03.31a ~ 03.34d
Tiverton Junction 08.18a ~ 08.20d 03.16a ~ 03.17d
Taunton 08.37a ~ 08.40d 02.56a ~ 02.58d
Bridgwater ? 02.43a ~ 02.45d
Uphill Jn 09/06 ?
Worle Jn 09/08 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 09.23a ~ 09.24d (??.??a ~ 01.40d) 01L28a ~ 02.03d
Severn Tunnel Junction 09/54 01/08
Maindee East Jn 10/03 00/58
Abergavenny 10/29 ?
Hereford 10/57 23.56a ~ 00.04d
Craven Arms 11/30 ?
Shrewsbury (??L??a ~ 12L15d) 12.04a ~ 12.15d 22L48a ~ 23L05d
Caersws 13/19 21/55
Talerddig ? 21.40a ~ 21.45d
Machynlleth 13/52 21/18
Aberystwyth 14.24a 20.46d


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