11th October 1987

Locomotive Club of Great Britain
The Severn Valley Express

Locos Used 33116 & 73002

Route :

Locos Route
73002 + 33116 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Hounslow - Feltham Jn - Staines - Virginia Water - Earley - Reading - Didcot East Jn - (via station avoiding line) - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Leamington Spa - Kenilworth - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr South Jn - Soho North Jn - Galton Jn - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster
73002 + 33116 Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Stechford - (reverse of outward route) - Feltham Jn - Twickenham - Richmond - Barnes - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) For visit to Severn Valley Railway which was holding its annual Autumn Diesel Gala. Locos rostered for use on this date were; 4 'Great Gable', 1013 'Western Ranger', 1062 'Western Courier', 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier', 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' (confirmation required if the Deltics were running numbered as D90xx or 550xx), a steam loco and a Class 155 DMU.


73002 & 33116 pause at Oxford (photo: 'Bista')

Source : David Champion (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) M.C
0.00 Waterloo 08.54d [P10] 21.36a [P12] 315.41
? Windsor [FL] ? ?
2.50 Queenstown Road 08/59 [SL] ? ?
3.71 Clapham Junction 09.03a ~ 09.04d 21.27a ~ 21.28d 311.47
7.04 Barnes 09/09 21/23 308.34
13.40 Hounslow 09/20 - -
- Twickenham - 21/18 304.19
14.36 Feltham Jn 09/22 21/16 302.06
20.04 Staines 09.29a ~ 09.30d 21.08a ~ 21.09d 296.40
24.18 Virginia Water 09/39 21/02 293.27
30.03 Ascot 09/45 20/56 287.43
37.54 Wokingham 09/53 20/45 279.71
41.47 Earley 09/59 20/41 275.77
43.47 Reading Spur Jn 10/03 20/38 274.02
? Reading New Jn 10/10 20/37 ?
44.34 Reading 10.12a ~ 10.14d 20.33a ~ 20.35d 273.10
60.65 Didcot East Jn 10/31 20/19 [ML] 266.30
61.46 Didcot North Jn 10/32 20/18 265.25
72.77 Oxford 10.52a ~ 10.54d 20.01a ~ 20.03d 255.58
75.68 Wolvercot Jn 10/58 19/56 252.67
84.57 Heyford 11/05 19/47 243.78
95.52 Banbury 11/14 19/33 232.22
115.61 Leamington Spa 11/34 19/12 212.13
125.15 Coventry 11/54 18/52 202.59
143.17 Aston 12/14 - -
- Birmingham New Street - 18c27 ~ 18c29 193.54
148.69 Galton Jn 12/25 18/21 148.69
157.13 Stourbridge Junction 12/39 18/09 171.51
164.72 Kidderminster 12.57a 18.00d 164.72

S.V.R. Timetable [Partial]; Sunday 11th October 1987

Notes:
(1) Locos shown are 'as rostered'; confirmation is required that all ran as booked.

Loco/DMU 1013 1062 steam 55019 155xxx 4 steam 1013 1062
Stock Set D B E (incl. 80869) C   A D B E (incl. 80869)
Location Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Kidderminster 13.00d 13.48d 14.25d 15.00d - 15.48d 16.25d 17.00d 17.48d
Bewdley 13x10a ~ 13x16d 13x58a ~ 14x14d 14x36a ~ 14x45d 15x10a ~ 15x16d 15.44d 15x58a ~16x14d 16x36a ~ 16x45d 17x10a ~ 17x16d 17.58a
Arley 13x28a ~ 13x36d 14x26 14x57a ~ 14x59d 15x28a ~ 15x36d 15.54a ~ 15.55d 16x26 16x57a ~ 16x59d 17x28a ~ 17x34 -
Highley 13.44a ~ 13.46d 14/32 15.06a ~ 15.08d 15.44a ~ 15.46d 16.02a 16/32 17x06a ~ 17x08d 17x41a ~ 17x43d -
Hampton Loade 13x54a ~ 13x59d 14x38 15x16a ~ 15x22d 15x54a ~ 15x59d - 16x38 17x16a ~ 17x22d 17x51a ~ 17x59d -
Bridgnorth 14.14a 14.53d 15.37a 16.14a - 16.53a 17.37a 18.14a -

 

Loco/DMU steam 55019 155xxx 4 steam 1062 1062 steam 55019
Stock Set B E (incl. 80869)   C A D B E (incl. 80869) C
Location Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked Booked
Bridgnorth 12.20d 13.04d - 13.42d 14.20d 15.04d 15.42d 16.20d 17.04d
Hampton Loade 12x35a ~ 12x40d 13x19 - 13x57a ~ 14x04d 14x35a ~ 14x40d 15x19 15x57a ~ 16x04d 16x35a ~ 16x40d 17x19
Highley 12.48a ~ 12.50d 13/26 13.54d 14.12a ~ 14.14d 14.48a ~ 14.50d 15/26 14.12a ~ 14.14d 16.48a ~ 16.50d 17/26
Arley 12x57a ~ 13x00d 13x31 14.00a ~ 14.02d 14x21a ~ 14x28d 14x57a ~ 15x01d 15x31 14x21a ~ 14x28d 16x57a ~ 17x01a 17x31
Bewdley 13x14a ~ 13x16d 13x42a ~ 14x00d 14.12a 14x40a ~ 14x42d 15x14a ~ 15x16d 15x42a ~ 16x00d 14x40a ~ 14x42d 17x14a ~ 17x16d 17x42a ~ 17x50d
Kidderminster 13.28a 14.10a - 14.52a 15.28a 16.10a 14.52a 17.28a 18.00a


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