19th October 1975

Lea Valley Railway Club
Atlantic Coast Express

Locos Used 33101 & 33102
Stock Used 4TC's 412 & 430 + RMB 1873

Route :

Loco(s) Route
33101 (1) London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Andover Jn - Salisbury - Gillingham - Yeovil Junction - Honiton - Exeter St. Davids - Crediton - Okehampton - Meldon Quarry
33102 (2) Meldon Quarry - Okehampton - Crediton
33101 (1) Crediton - Eggesford - Barnstaple Jn - Torrington - Meeth Sidings
33102 (2) Meeth Sidings - Torrington - Barnstaple Jn - Eggesford - Crediton - Exeter St. Davids - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes:
(1) 33102 on rear.
(2) 33101 on rear.
(3) This was a repeat of the tour run on 16th May 1975.

Sources : John Clifford (on the train throughout) & Nick Bartlett (joined/left the tour at Salisbury)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Waterloo 08.00d 08.01   21.02a 21.18
Clapham Junction 08/06 08/09   20/55 21/12
Hampton Court Jn 08/16 08/21   20/45 21/03
Woking 08.26a ~ 08.27d 08.33 ~ 08.34   20.33a ~ 20.35d 20.52 ~ 20.53
Andover Jn 09/04 09/14   19/56 20/19
Tunnel Jn 09/19 09/26   19/40 20/06
Salisbury 09.22a ~ 09.25d 09.30 ~ 09.32   19.33a ~ 19.37d 19.58 ~ 20.03
Wilton South 09/30 09/37   19/28 19/53
Gillingham 09/48 09/55   19/11 19/03a ~ 19.35d
Templecombe 09/53 10/00   19/02 18/56
Yeovil Junction 10/04 10/10   18/48 18/45
Chard Jn 10/20 10/26   18/31 18/31
Honiton 10/41 10.42a ~ 10.44d   18/16 18/17
Pinhoe 10/52 10/56   18/02 18/05
Exmouth Jn 10/54 10/57   18/00 18/01
Exeter Central 10/57 10/59   17/58 17/59
Exeter St Davids 11.00a ~ 11.05d 11.02 ~ 11.10   17.50a ~ 17.55d 17.46 ~ 17.57
Cowley Bridge Jn 11/08 11/13   17/47 17/44
Crediton 11/15 11/21  
Okehampton 11/47 11/45  
Meldon Quarry 11.59a ~ 12.47d 11.52a ~ 12.49  
Okehampton 13/00 12/56  
Crediton 13.35a ~ 13.40d 13.24 ~ 13.37   17/40 17/36
Eggesford 14/00 13/57   17/22 17/21
Barnstaple Jn 14/23 14/23   16/55 16/57
Torrington 14/43 14/51   16/35 16.19a ~ 16.28d
Meeth Sidings 15.23a 15.21   15.56d 15.52


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