Rare Steam Locomotive Mainline Movement in the South Today

Steam Locomotive 73082 Camelot Makes Rare Move on Mainline Today.

A rare Steam locomotive movement will be taking place today on the rail network. Bluebell Railway’s resident Standard 5 Camelot locomotive will be hauled by West Coast Railway Company’s diesel class 37 668 from East Grinstead (Bluebell Railway) to Bishops Lydeard (West Somerset Railway). Currently there is no Standard 5 locomotive which is able to run on the mainline, making 73082 Camelot’s move rather uncommon.

The train times have only just been released this morning, so if you’d like to see it you need to be quick. The train will leave East Grinstead at 8.46. Full route and timings can be found below. Please note that the train may run unexpectedly later or earlier than planned.

Running as 5Z82 on Tuesday 18 Sept 2018
East Grinstead Sidings 0842
East Grinstead 0843-0845
Hurst Green 0858
Oxted 0903
Sanderstead 0923
South Croydon 0926
East Croydon 0928
Windmill Bridge Jn 0929
Selhurst 0938
Streatham Common 0942
Streatham North Jn 0949
Balham 0954
Clapham Junction 1001
Latchmere Jn 1023
Kensington (Olympia) 1032
North Pole Jn 1038
Mitre Bridge Jn 1039
Willesden S.W.S. 1043-1048
Acton Wells Jn 1051
Acton Main Line 1054-1122
Acton West 1126
West Ealing 1131
Southall 1136
Heathrow Airport Jn 1140
Slough 1149
Maidenhead 1158
Twyford 1207
Kennet Bridge Jn 1213
Reading 1217-1224
Reading West Jn 1227
Goring & Streatley 1239
Didcot East Jn 1253
Didcot Parkway 1254
Foxhall Jn 1256
Milton Junction 1259-1316
Wantage Road 1322
Challow 1326
Uffington (Oxfordshire) 1329
Swindon 1341
Wootton Bassett Jn 1347
Chippenham 1357
Thingley East Junction 1358
Thingley Jn 1359
Bathampton Jn 1408
Bath Spa 1411
North Somerset Jn 1422
Bristol East Jn 1424
Bristol Temple Meads 1427-1449
Bristol West Jn. 1451
Worle Jn 1510
Uphill Junction 1513
Bridgwater 1527
Cogload Jn 1534
Taunton 1541-1543
Norton Fitzwarren 1547
Bishops Lydeard Ws Rwy 1556
Author: matt

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