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Confirmed timings and routing for 'The Bristol Docker' running on Saturday 4th March2017

15/02/2017 08:00


Confirmed timings are now available for 'The Bristol Docker' running on Saturday 4th March 2017 as printed below.


CONFIRMED Timings    
Joining Stations



Didcot Parkway
0555 2320
Banbury 0640 2245
Leamington Spa
0700 2220
0745 2205
Birmingham International 0800 2150
Birmingham New St.
0815 2130
Cheltenham Spa
Bristol Parkway 1045 1845
Bristol Temple Meads ------ 1815


The days routing has now been confirmed by Network Rail and is as follows from and back to Bristol Parkway:


Filton West Jn - Hallen Marsh Jn - Avonmouth Docks (reverse) - Hallen Marsh Jn - Filton Chord - Bristol Temple Meads via Down Through - Parson St. Jn - Portbury Dock Jn - Portbury Automotive Terminal (reverse) - Portbury Coal Terminal (reverse) - Parson St. Jn - Bristol Temple Meads via Up Through - Filton Chord - Hallen Marsh Jn - Avonmouth (reverse) - Avonmouth - Rounding Loop for Severnside Energy Centre access (reverse) - Avonmouth - Clifton Down - Bristol Temple Meads (reverse) - Filton Bank - Bristol Parkway and return to Didcot as outward.


Note: Several Goods Loops should be traversed between Birmingham and Bristol Parkway in each direction as follows:

Abbotswood, Haresfield and Charfield Down Goods Loops in the morning.

Charfield, Haresfield and Eckington Up Goods Loops in the evening.


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