16th May 1987

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Torbay Express

Locos Used 47583, Steam 4588, 5239 'Goliath', 'Barbara'
Stock 11 vehicles VB/EH

Reporting No: 1Z37 throughout

Loco Route
47583 Letchworth - Hitchin - Finsbury Park - Camden Road - Willesden Jn High Level - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Slough - Reading - Westbury - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Paignton 
5239 Paignton - Kingswear
5239 Kingswear - Paignton South L/C
47583 Paignton South L/C - Paignton - Newton Abbot - Heathfield
47583 Heathfield - Newton Abbot - Totnes

4588

Totnes - Buckfastleigh

Barbara

Buckfastleigh - Totnes
47583 Totnes - Newton Abbot - Exeter St Davids - (As outward route) - Willesden Jn High Level - Gospel Oak - Harringay Park Jn - Alexandra Palace - Hitchin - Letchworth

N.B. Information sought on 'Barbara' loco type.

(Source : Robin Addison (on the train from/to Hitchin)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Robin Addison)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Letchworth 0612d 2237a
Hitchin 0616a  ~  0617d 2231a  
Stevenage 0623a  ~  0624d 2225a  ~  2226d
Woolmer Green 06/29 -
Welwyn Garden City 0634a  ~  0635d 2216a  ~  2217d
Potters Bar 0645a  ~  0646d 2207a  ~  2208d
Alexandra Palace 06/55 2158a  ~  2159d
Finsbury Park 0659a  ~  0700d -
Freight Terminal Jn 07/08 -
Camden Road East Jn 07/15 -
Harringay Park Jn - 21/46
Gospel Oak 07/20 21/37
Willesden Jn HL 0731a  ~  0732d 2126a  ~  2127d
Acton Wells Jn 07/34 21/22
Acton Main Line 07/39 21/16
Southall 07/45 21/06
Slough 0754a  ~  0756d 2055a  ~  2057d
Maidenhead 08/02 20/47
Twyford 08/08 20/41
Reading 0816a  ~  0820d 2032a  ~  2034d
Southcote Jn 08/25 20/29
Newbury 08/38 20/17
Bedwyn 08/49 20/04
Woodborough 08/59 19/53
Lavington 09/05 19/45
Heywood Road Jn 09/13 19/39
Westbury 0915a  ~  0919d 1934a  ~  1937d
Fairwood Jn 09/19 19/31
Clink Road Jn 09/23 19/28
Blatchbridge Jn 09/25 19/26
Castle Cary 09/36 19/15
Cogload Jn - 18/58
Taunton 1000a  ~  1002d 1850a  ~  1852d
Tiverton Parkway 10/18 18/43
Cowley Bridge Jn 10/29 18/24
Exeter St Davids 1031a  ~  1033d 1820a  ~  1822d
Dawlish Warren 10/43 18/08
Newton Abbot 10/53 -
Paignton 1110a  ~  1120d  L -
Churston 1130a  ~  1140d  PS -
Kingswear 1155a  ~  1300d -
Paignton South L/C 1325a  ~  1345d  L -
Paignton 13/46 -
Newton Abbot 1402a  ~  1404d  c -
Heathfield 1424a  ~  1439d -
Newton Abbot 1501a  ~  1503d  c 17/58
Totnes 1517a  ~  1530d  L 1730a  ~  1745d  L
Buckfastleigh 1600a 1645d

Key;
PS: Photo Stop   
a : arrival time
c : crew change
d : departure time
L : add or detach loco
t : token exchange
/ : passing time

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