10th September 2003

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 31542 & 50031

Route:
1Z95 : 08.03 Alton to Waterloo (positioning special)
1Z96 : Waterloo to Salisbury
1Z97 : Salisbury to Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
31452 (2) Alton - Camberley - Ascot - Richmond - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo
50031 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Hounslow - Staines Central - Chertsey - Woking - Basingstoke - Andover Jn - Salisbury
50031 Salisbury - Dean - Romsey - Redbridge - Southampton Central - Eastleigh - Winchester City - Basingstoke - Woking - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Earlsfield - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) The train was diesel hauled instead of steam due to a steam ban (34016 "Bodmin" was originally scheduled motive power).
(2) 50031 on rear (assistance provided on Camberley Bank).

Source : John Clifford (on the main train throughout) & Mark Sutton

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Waterloo 11.00d 11.04
Queens Road 11/06 11/12
Clapham Junction 11/08 11/15
Barnes 11/15 11/19
Richmond 11/19 11/23
Twickenham 11/22 11/26
Feltham Jn 11/27 11/31
Staines 11/39 11/39
Virginai Water 11/47 11/47
Chertsey 11.52a ~ 12.01d 11.52 ~ 11.57
Addlestone Jn 12/07 12/03
Byfleet 12/09 12/09
Woking 12/15 12/17
Woking Jn 12/16 12/18
Brookwood 12/20 12/22
Basingstoke 12/38 12/38
Worting Jn 12/41 12/41
Andover Jn 12/59 12/56
Tunnel Jn 13/19 13.15a ~ 13.18d
Salisbury 13.23a ~ 17.19d 13.28 ~ 17.20
Tunnel Jn 17/22 17/24
Dean 17/34 17/33
Romsey 17/42 17/40
Redbridge 17/52 17/50
Southampton Central 17/57 17/56
Northam Jn 17/59 17/58
St Denys 18/07 18/05
Eastleigh 18.13a ~ 18.36d 18.12 ~ 18.32
Shawford 18/49 18/49
Winchester City 18/53 18/54
Worting Jn 19/10 19/08
Basingstoke 19/13 19/11
Woking 19/36 19/36
Surbiton 19/49 19/47
New Malden 19/51 19/51
Wimbledon 19/53 19/53
Clapham Junction 19/59 20/01
Waterloo 20.07a 20.13


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