20th April 1975

East Somerset Railway
(no tour names) - 2 trains

Locos Used Diesel : 1001 'Western Pathfinder', 1034 'Western Dragoon' & 1072 'Western Glory'
Steam : 92203 'Black Prince'
Stock Used [1] : load 13
[2] : [1] + 92203's support coach

Route :

Loco Stock Route
1001 [1] Bristol Temple Meads - Westbury
92203 [2] Westbury - Salisbury - Eastleigh
1072 [1] Eastleigh - Didcot Parkway
1072 [1] Didcot Parkway - (via GWML) - Bristol Temple Meads

Route :

Loco Route
1072 London Paddington - Ealing Broadway - Slough - Reading General - Newbury - Westbury - Warminster - Salisbury - Dean - Romsey - Chandlers Ford - Eastleigh - Eastleigh South Jn - Eastleigh Diesel Depot (1)
92203 Eastleigh Diesel Depot - Eastleigh - (reverse of outward route) - Westbury
1001 Westbury - (via Frome avoiding line) - Witham - Cranmore
1001 Cranmore - Witham - (via Frome avoiding line) - Westbury
1034 Westbury - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) For visit to Eastleigh depot open day.

Sources : John Clifford (on the Paddington train throughout) & John Broderick (joined/left at Reading)
& Max Birchenough (on the Bristol train)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Paddington 07.40d 07.41   21.50a 21.55
Ealing Broadway 07.50a ~ 07.51d 07.49 ~ 07.51   21.39a ~ 21.40d 21.44 ~ 21.44
Southall 07.59a ~ 08.00d 07.57 ~ 08.00   21.31a ~ 21.32d 21.36 ~ 21.38
Slough 08.13a ~ 08.14d 08.15 ~ 08.16   21.17a ~ 21.18d 21.21 ~ 21.23
Maidenhead 08.23a ~ 08.24d 08.24 ~ 08.29   21.07a ~ 21.08d 21.09 ~ 21.13
Twyford 08/34 08/27   21/00 21/03
Reading General 08.40a ~ 08.43d 08.45 ~ 08.45   20.52a ~ 20.54d 20.54 ~ 20.56
Southcote Jn 08/47 08/49   20/45 20/37
Newbury 09/03 09/05   20/30 20/24
Lavington 09/37 09/39   19/55 19/55
Heywood Road Jn 09/43 09/45   ? ?
Westbury 09.45a ~ 09.55d 09.48 ~ 09.52   19.32a ~ 19.45d 19.29 ~ 19.45

 

Location Booked Actual
Dilton Marsh Jn 10/00 09/56
Wilton Jn 10/25 10/29
Salisbury 10.29a ~ 10.31d 10.26 ~ 10.30
Tunnel Jn 10/35 10/35
Romsey 10.53a ~ 10.54d 10.55 ~ 10.58
Eastleigh 11/07 11/11
Eastleigh South Jn 11/09 11.20a ~ 11.21d
Eastleigh Diesel Depot 11.20a ~ 14.50d 11.24 ~ 15.08
Eastleigh 14/57 15.13a ~ 15.14d
Romsey 15/12 15/33
Tunnel Jn 15/42 16/10
Salisbury 15.47a ~ 15.52d 16.05 ~ 16.05
Wilton Jn 15/57 16/10
Dilton Marsh Jn 16/37 16/37
Westbury 16.42a ~ 16.55d 16.42 ~ 16.54
Fairwood Jn 16/58 17/00
Clink Road 17/02 17/04
Blatchbridge Jn 17/04 17/07
Witham 17.09a ~ 17.10d 17/20
Cranmore 17.40a ~ 18.40d 17.41 ~ 18.40
Witham 19.10a ~ 19.11d 19.00 ~ 19.07
Blatchbridge Jn 19/22 19/15
Fairwood Jn 19/28 19/23

Timings continue in first table.


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