28th November 1981

S.V.R. Railtours
The Deltic Venturer

Loco Used 55022 'Royal Scots Grey'
Stock Used 4091+4695+4444+4686+4669+35344+4266+4626+4544+4345+4086

Route : 1Z38 throughout

Loco Route
55022 York - Church Fenton - Micklefield - Cross Gates - Leeds - Methley Jn - Altofts Jn - Cudworth - Swinton - Sheffield - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - (direct route) - Cheltenham Spa - Kemble - Swindon - Reading - London Paddington
55022 London Paddington - Reading - Oxford - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill - Bromsgrove - (reverse of outward route) - York


55022 passing Wantage Road (photo: David Wainright)

Sources : Andy Hoskins, Ian Dobson & Alan Rintoul

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Andy Hoskins)

Miles Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual Miles
0.00 York 08.12d 08.12   22.00a 22.00 597.01
10.73 Church Fenton 08/24 08/25   21/49 21/46 586.29
21.13 Cross Gates 08/35 08/34   21/38 21/38 575.89
25.58 Leeds 08.41a ~ 08.43d 08.39 ~ 08.51   21.27a ~ 21.30d 21.29 ~ 21.32 571.44
36.45 Normanton 08/58 09/07   21/10 21/09 560.56
46.46 Cudworth 09/08 09/19   20/57 20/58 550.55
53.70 Wath Road Jn 09/18 09/26   ??/?? ??/?? ???.??
59.59 Rotherham Masboro' 09/23 09/31   20/45 20/47 537.43
65.05 Sheffield 09.34a ~ 09.36d 09.39 ~ 9.41   20.35a ~ 20.35d 20.36 ~ 20.40 531.96
72.00 Dronfield 09/48 09/51   20/22 20/27 525.01
77.30 Chesterfield 09/53 09/59   20/17 20/22 519.71
91.53 Ambergate South Jn 10/07 10/18   20/03 20/09 505.49
101.44 Derby 10.20a ~ 10.23d 10.25 ~ 10.27   19.48a ~ 19.50d 19.57 ~ 20.00 495.58
112.45 Burton-on-Trent 10/36 10/38   19/28 19/45 484.56
125.34 Tamworth 10/47 10/48   19/19 19/36 471.68
135.04 Water Orton 10/59 10/55   19/11 19/28 461.98
142.66 Birmingham New Street 11.13a ~ 11.20d 11.08 ~ 11.27   18.57a ~ 18.59d 19.14 ~ 19.18 454.35
153.41 Barnt Green 11/38 11/42   18/40 18/58 443.74
156.95 Bromsgrove 11/41 11/44   18/32 18/48 440.20

 

Miles Location Booked Actual
181.03 Ashchurch 11/58 12/01
188.30 Cheltenham Spa 12/05 12/06
194.68 Gloucester Yard Jn 12.16a ~ 12.18d 12.14 ~ 12.17
205.56 Stroud 12/30 12/29
216.74 Kemble 12/45 12/42
230.44 Swindon 12.58a ~ 13.05d 12.59 ~ 13.08
254.60 Didcot 13/24 13/30
271.75 Reading 13/35 13/41
283.49 Maidenhead 13/43 13/50
289.28 Slough 13/47 13/54
298.65 Southall 13/53 14/00
307.73 Paddington 14.03a ~ 15.55d 14.09 ~ 16.16
316.80 Southall 16/05 16/26
326.18 Slough 16/12 16/32
331.96 Maidenhead 16/16 16/36
343.70 Reading 16/25 16/46
360.40 Didcot East Jn 16/42 17/01
371.24 Oxford 17.02a ~ 17.07d 17.17 ~ 17.18
392.46 Kingham 17/30 17/41
399.49 Moreton-in-Marsh 17/42 17/48
414.41 Evesham 17.56a ~ 17.58d 18.06 ~ 18.09
428.25 Worcester Shrub Hill 18.13a ~ 18.15d 18.29 ~ 18.30
433.85 Droitwich Spa 18/23 18/39

Timings continue in first table.

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