24th November 1973

R.C.T.S.
Bristol Avon No.2 Rail Tour

DMU Used 50327+59120+50309+50310+59121+50328

Route : 1Z68 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester Central - Lydney Town - Whitecroft - Parkend (station)
as listed Parkend (station) - junction
as listed junction - Parkend Goods (Marsh Sidings)
as listed Parkend Goods (Marsh Sidings) - Whitecroft - Lydney Up Loop Goods - Lydney Signal N182
as listed Lydney Signal N182 - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction (1)
as listed Severn Tunnel Junction - Pilning - Patchway - Filton West Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - Avonmouth Dock - Clifton Down - Stapleton Road - Dr Days Jn - North Somerset Jn - St Philips Marsh - Bristol West Jn - Parson Street Jn - Ashton Jn - Portishead
as listed Portishead - Ashton Jn - Parson Street Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - Dr Days Jn - Lawrence Hill GF
as listed Lawrence Hill GF - Avonside Wharf
as listed Avonside Wharf - Lawrence Hill GF - Filton Jn - Filton West Jn - North Filton Platform - reversing point on single line
as listed reversing point on single line - North Filton Platform - Filton West Jn - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh West Jn - Yate South Jn - Charfield - Berkeley Road GF
as listed Berkeley Road GF - Sharpness
as listed Sharpness - Berkeley Road GF - Standish Jn - Tuffley Jn - Gloucester Eastgate - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) John Brodericks timings include comment "reverse move goods lines" against Severn Tunnel Junction.


From Andy Fairholms ticket collection.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street 10.00d 10/00
Bournville ? 10/08
Barnt Green 10/16 10/15
Blackwell 10/18 ?
Bromsgrove 10/20 10/18
Stoke Works Jn 10/22 10/20
Abbotswood Jn 10/32 10/30
Ashchurch 10/42 10/39
Cheltenham Spa 10.50a ~ 10.52d 10.41 ~ 10.42
Lansdown Jn 10/53 ?
Barnwood Jn 11/59 ?
Gloucester Central 11.01a ~ 11.03d 11.00 ~ 11.03
Awre 11/18 ?
Lydney Loop 11.28a ~ 11.33d 11.26 ~ 11.29
Lydney Town ? 11.34a ~ 11.40d
Whitecroft ? 11.49a ~ 11.52d
Parkend Wharf 12.05a ?
Parkend Platform 12.25d (station) 11.55a ~ 12.15d
Marsh Sidings ? 12.21a ~ 12.27d
Parkend final departure ? 12.32d
Whitecroft ? 12.35a ~ 12.41d
Lydney Town ? 12.51a ~ 12.56d
Lydney Up Goods 12.55a ~ 13.00d 13.01 ~ 13.06
Lydney Signal N182 13.05a ~ 13.10d 13.06 ~ 13.10
Chepstow 13/25 13/20
Severn Tunnel Junction 13.38a ~ 13.43d 13.45 ~ 13.50
Severn Tunnel West 13/45 13/52
Pilning 13/52 13/58
Patchway 13/57 14/03
Filton West Jn 13/59 ?
Hallen Marsh Jn 14/08 14/15
Avonmouth Dock 14/12 14/18
Clifton Down 14/20 14/28
Stapleton Road 14/25 [RL] 14/33
Dr Days Jn 14/28 [ML] 14/35
North Somerset Jn 14/30 14/37
Marsh Jn 14/31 14/39
St Philips Marsh 14/33 ?
Bristol West Jn 14/35 14.43a ~ 14.46d
Parson Street Jn 14/40 14.50a ~ 14.50d
Ashton Jn 14/45 ?
Portishead 15.10a ~ 15.15d 15.10 ~ 15.21
Ashton Jn 15/40 ?
Parson Street Jn 15/45 15.41a ~ 15.42d
Bristol Temple Meads 15c50a ~ 15c52d 15/46
Dr Days Jn [RL] 15.47a ~ 15.48d
Lawrence Hill GF 15.57a ~ 16.03d 15.53 ~ 15.55
Avonside Wharf 16.13a ~ 16.17d 16.03 ~ 16.15
Lawrence Hill GF 16.28a ~ 16.33d 16.21 ~ 16.23
Filton Jn 16/42 [RL] 16/30
Filton West Jn 16.44a 16/32
reversal point on single line
beyond North Filton Platform
DIV 16.34a ~ 16.40d
Filton West Jn 16.47d ?
Bristol Parkway 16c49a ~ 16c50d 16.44 ~ 16.46
Westerleigh West Jn 16/56 16/54
Yate South Jn 16/58 16/56
Charfield 17/04 ?
Berkeley Road GF 17.10a ~ 17.15d 17.08 ~ 17.14
Sharpness 17.30a ~ 17.33d 17.29 ~ 17.34
Berkeley Road GF 17.48a ~ 17.53d 17/47
Standish Jn 18/03 17/55
Tuffley Jn 18/09 18/00
Gloucester Eastgate 18.12a ~ 18.14d 18.04 ~ 18.11
Barnwood Jn 18/16 ?
Lansdown Jn 18/22 18/18
Cheltenham Spa 18.23a ~ 18.25d 18.19 ~ 18.21
Ashchurch 18/33 18/30
Abbotswood Jn 18/43 18/39
Stoke Works Jn 18/54 ?
Bromsgrove 18/56 18/50
Blackwell 19/01 ?
Barnt Green 19/05 18/55
Bournville ? 19/03
Birmingham New Street 19.23a 19.14


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