27th June 1976

Branch Line Society
Cornish Clay Railtour

DMU Used set P577 (51091+59422+51063)

Route :

DMU Route
as listed (1) Plymouth - Saltash - Liskeard (main line) (1)
as listed Liskeard (branch bay) - Coombe Jn - Moorswater (2)
as listed Moorswater - Coombe Jn - Liskeard (branch bay)
as listed Liskeard (main line) - Bodmin Road - Lostwithiel - Carne Point
as listed Carne Point - Lostwithiel
as listed Lostwithiel - Par - St. Blazey
as listed St. Blazey - Par Bridge Crossing (3)
as listed Par Bridge Crossing - St. Blazey - Goonbarrow Jn - St. Dennis Jn
as listed St. Dennis Jn - Goonbarrow Jn
as listed Goonbarrow Jn - Carbis Wharf (4)
as listed Carbis Wharf - Goonbarrow Jn - Pontsmill GF
as listed Pontsmill GF - Pontsmill Siding
as listed Pontsmill Siding - Pontsmill GF - Par
as listed Par - St. Austell - Burngullow Jn - Drinnick North - Parkandillack
as listed Parkandillack - Drinnick North GF
as listed Drinnick North GF - Drinnick Mill, Nanpean Siding (5)
as listed Drinnick Mill, Nanpean Siding - Burngullow Jn - St. Austell - St. Austell Goods (6)
as listed St. Austell Goods - St. Austell Up Loop
as listed St. Austell Up Loop - Par - Lostwithiel - Bodmin Road - Liskeard - Saltash - Plymouth

Notes :
(1) Conveyed stock (2-car DMU) for Looe service ECS from Plymouth to Liskeard (regular ECS move combined with tour to save a path).
(2) To final crossing (end of BR).
(3) Stub of Fowey line. To level crossing, nearly MP 282.
(4) To just before last overbridge.
(5) To start of Wharf platform.
(6) To 25 yards short of loading platform.

Sources : Kevin Driscoll & Malcolm Best

Photo Review


51063 nearest camera at Drinnick Mill (photo: Malcolm Best)


51091 nearest camera at Liskeard (photo: Malcolm Best)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby)

M.C

Location Booked Actual
0.00
Plymouth 08.45d 08.45
4.18
Saltash 08/54 08/55
17.63
Liskeard (main line) 09.12a 09.14
N/A
Liskeard (main line) ECS 09.25d ?
N/A
Liskeard (branch bay) ECS 09.35a ?
17.63
Liskeard (branch bay) 09.55d 09.57
19.72
Coombe Jn 10/02 10.05 ~ 10.05
20.28
Moorswater 10.10 ~ 10.15 10.12 ~ 10.22
20.64
Coombe Jn 10/23 10.30 ~ 10.30
22.73
Liskeard (branch bay) 10.30a 10.38
N/A
Liskeard (branch bay) ECS 10.35d ?
N/A
Liskeard (main line) ECS 10.45a ?
22.73
Liskeard (main line) 10.55d 10.53
32.04
Bodmin Road 11c09 ~ 11c11 11.08 ~ 11.11
35.37
Lostwithiel 11/16 11.16 ~ 11.17
39.62
Carne Point 11.28 ~ 11.35 11.30 ~ 11.40
44.05
Lostwithiel 11.50 ~ 11.55 11.57 ~ 12.00
48.36
Par 12/03 12/10
48.72
St Blazey 12.06 ~ 12.12 12.12 ~ 12.17
49.14
Par Bridge Crossing 12.17 ~ 12.29 12.19 ~ 12.35
49.36
St Blazey 12/32 12.38 ~ 12.39
54.54
Goonbarrow Jn 12/47 12.56 ~ 12.56
61.35
St Dennis Jn 13.02 ~ 13.07 13.09 ~ 13.14
68.16
Goonbarrow Jn 13.30 ~ 13.35 13.30 ~ 13.32
69.68
Carbis Wharf 13.55 ~ 14.05 13.49 ~ 14.07
71.40
Goonbarrow Jn 14*25 ~ 14*42 14.39 ~ 14.40
75.60
Pontsmill GF 14.45 ~ 15.00 14.56 ~ 14.59
76.04
Pontsmill Siding 15.05 ~ 15.10 15.01 ~ 15.20
76.28
Pontsmill GF 15/15 15.22 ~ 15.24
77.62
Par 15.22 ~ 15.27 15.30 ~ 15.41
82.23
St Austell 15/36 15/51
84.32
Burngullow Jn 15*40 ~ 15*48 15.57 ~ 16.04
89.12
Parkandillack 16.25 ~ 16.35 16.28 ~ 16.47
91.19
Drinnick North GF rev 16.54 ~ 16.59
91.38
Drinnick Mill, Nanpean Siding 16.55 ~ 17.10 17.04 ~ 17.16
94.20
Burngullow Jn 17/30 17/33
96.29
St Austell 17/35 17/37
96.52
St Austell Goods 17.40 ~ 17.45 17.47 ~ 17.56
96.58
St Austell Up Loop 17.50 ~ 17.53 17.59 ~ 18.02
101.19
Par 17c59 ~ 18c00 18.09 ~ 18.09
109.03
Bodmin Road 18/11 18.21 ~ 18.22
118.14
Liskeard 18/24 18.38 ~ 18.38
131.59
Saltash 18/39 18/54
135.77
Plymouth 18.50a 19.06


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