28th March 2004

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Loco Used 73096

Route:
1Z96 : Alton to Gloucester
1Z97 : Gloucester to Alton

Loco Route
73096 Alton - Aldershot - Woking - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - Staines - Hounslow - Brentford - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - South West Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Stroud - Gloucester
73096 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Alton

Sources : various including John Clifford, Stuart Smith & Ian Evans

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Alton 07.30d 07.31   22.47a 23.23
Bentley 07/39 ? ? ?
Farnham 07/45 07/44 22/32 23/09
Aldershot 07/51 07/50 22/23 23/03
Aldershot North Jn 07/53 ? ? ?
Ash Vale 07/55 07/54 22/18 22/59
Pirbright Jn 08/00 07/59 22/13 22/53
Woking Jn 08/06 08/04 22/07 22/48
Woking 08.07a ~ 08.09d 08.06 ~ 08.09 22.04a ~ 22.06d 22.42 ~ 22.45
Byfleet & New Haw 08/15 ? ? ?
Addlestone Jn 08/17 ? ? ?
Virginia Water 08/26 08/26 21/47 22/23
Staines 08.35a ~ 08.37d 08.36 ~ 08.38 21.36a ~ 21.38d 22.11 ~ 22.14
Feltham Jn 08/46 ? ? ?
Hounslow 08.49a ~ 08.51d 08.49 ~ 08.52 21.20A ~ 21.22d 21.43 ~ 22.00
Brentford 08/56 08/57 21/15 21/37
Barnes 09/02 09/02 21/09 21/26
Clapham Junction 09.08a ~ 09.10d 09.08 ~ 09.10 21.02a ~ 21.03d 20.57 ~ 11.01
Latchmere Jn 09/13 09/13 20/59 ?
Kensington Olympia 09.19a ~ 09.37d 09.17 ~ 09.38 20.39 ~ 20.53 20.33 ~ 20.44
North Pole Jn 09/42 09/41 20/34 20/32
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/43 09/43 20/33 ?
Willesden South West Sidings 09.48a ~ 09.51d ? ? ?
Acton Wells Jn 09/54 09/47 20/25 20/23
Acton Main Line 09/59 ? ? ?
Acton West 10/01 09/53 20/16 ?
Southall 10/06 09/59 20/09 ?
Airport Jn 10/08 10/02 20/07 ?
Dolphin Jn 10/16 ? ? ?
Slough 10.18a ~ 10.23d 10.11 ~ 10.23 19.54a ~ 19.56d 19.50 ~ 19.54
Maidenhead 10/32 10/31 19/47 19/43
Twyford 10/40 10/39 19/40 19/37
Reading 10.50a ~ 10.53d 10.45 ~ 10.50 19/33 19/31
Tilehurst 11/03 ? ? ?
Didcot Parkway 11/21 11/12 19/13 19/12
Wantage Road 11/28 ? ? ?
Challow 11.35a ~ 11.55d ??.?? ~ 11.52 18/32 18/33
Uffington 12/00 11/59 18/30 18/30
Swindon 12/16 12/16 18/16 18/19
Swindon Loco Yard 12/18 ? ? ?
Kemble 12/34 12/35 17/59 18/02
Stroud 12/44 12.51a ~ ??.??d 17/43 ?
Standish Jn 12/56 12/57 17/32 17/31
Gloucester Yard Jn 13/06 ? ? ?
Horton Road Jn 13/07 ? ? ?
Gloucester 13.10a 13.09 17.18d 17.18


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