Cornish Riviera Express 1000

A voyage from Paddington Station to Penzance and back loosely following the GWR line through the countryside that the Cornish Riviera Express once took.

London, England | Fri 10th Feb 2017 @

BRIEF:

A voyage from Paddington Station to Penzance and back loosely following the GWR line through the countryside that the Cornish Riviera Express once took.

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At a time to suit you.

WHERE:
London Paddington
Praed Street
London, W2 1HH
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Type:
BR
Points Distance:
1000
Total Distance:
1017km
Speeds:
13.3-30kph
AAA: 10.00
Gold Grimpeur
Climb:
10460m
Duration:
76h27
Entry closes:
27/02/2032
Entry:
£100.00
Route:

Extensive route notes and a variety of files will be distributed to entrants via email a week or two before the event. In the mean time use the interactive map for an overview of what lies ahead (subject to change); toggle the elevation & grade on/off by clicking the key. *Please note plugin's 'grade' is experimental so take it with a pinch of salt, especially where rocky outcrops may be present.

Event Information

DESCRIPTION:

If you time it right you can leave Paddington Monday-Saturday at 10:03 as the GWR train leaves carrying the Cornish Riviera Express badge, and return 3 days later (Mon-Sat) at 14:01 as the return badged train arrives; 75h58m, allowed time 76h27m. Perhaps you could bag a stamp on your brevet card from the conductor?

DETAILS:

IT IS AN ADVISORY ROUTE – time dependant some sections will be Busy. Trunk and dual carriageways are avoided where ever possible but are used for short sections in places. Cities/towns can have dense traffic. You are free to follow a different path as long as you collect proof of passage at the relevant controls.

Bookings

Bookings close 27/02/2032 or when full. 10 spaces are currently available.

Please note:
  • If you are not an Audax UK or affiliated CTC/CUK member Temporary Membership is required for the event; please select below.
  • This event is run in accordance with Audax UK's Regulations and is covered by their insurance.
  • At this time COVID-19 restrictions may apply; please see Audax UK news for current situation.
  • Additional measures will need to be undertaken for a successful event and for future ones to take place including but not limited to: staggered starts; remaining in your group; electronic proof of passage. Please check the Event Info Details above.
Ticket TypePriceSpaces
Entry£100.00

£3.00

£1.00


Once payment is completed you will receive an email from events@pedalution.co.uk and be redirected back to a page saying what happens next. Please take the time to read so you don't worry about receiving the final route details. I'm working on making the information available here.