15th December 2004

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express (Carol Concert Special)

Locos Used 33202 & Steam : 73096
Stock Used 5222+5237+5236+1961+5249+9392+13440+13474+5171+1105+5200+35329

Route:
1Z86 : London Victoria to Canterbury West
1Z87 : Canterbury West to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
73096 (1) London Victoria - Voltaire Road Jn - Cambria Jn - Nunhead - Shortlands Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Maidstone East - Ashford International - Canterbury West - Minster - Dover Priory - Folkstone West - Ashford International - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Shortlands Jn - Herne Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked by 33202 from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.

Sources : various including Richard Rooker & John Clifford

Photo Review
(all photos: Gordon Jakes)


73096 waits to leave Victoria in the morning.


73096 at Canterbury West after arrival from London.


Tour over - 73096 back at London Victoria.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker & Gordon Jakes)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 London Victoria 10.55d 10.55
2.05 Voltaire Road Jn 11/01 11/01
3.08 Brixton 11/04 11/04
3.68 Cambria Jn 11/08 ?
4.67 Crofton Road Jn 11/10 ?
5.77 Nunhead 11/13 11/09
10.73 Shortlands Jn 11/22 11/17
13.56 Bickley Jn 11/27 11/26
14.33 St Mary Cary Jn 11/28 11/27
18.47 Swanley 11/33 11/32
25.70 Otford Jn 11/43 11/42
41.12 Maidstone East 12/02 12/02
50.05 Lenham Passenger Loop 12w15 ~ 12w28 12.17 ~ 12.29
50.25 Lenham 12/29 ?
54.27 Charing 12/34 ?
60.35 Ashford International 12/42 12/44
64.55 Wye 12/49 ?
74.50
0.00
Canterbury West 13.00a ~ 17.12d 13.01 ~ 17.14
2.31 Sturry 17/16 ?
11.37 Minster 17/27 17/34
16.19 Sandwich 17/35 17/41
20.29 Deal 17/41 17/46
28.58 Buckland Jn 17/53 ?
29.52 Dover Priory 17/55 18/03
37.02 Folkstone Central 18/07 18/18
37.53 Folkstione West 18w10 ~ 18w24 18.20 ~ 18.28
40.32 Saltwood Jn 18/29 18/34
50.63 Ashford International 18/40 18/47
61.58 Headcorn 18/51 19/01
72.08 Paddock Wood 19/01 19/18
77.33 Tonbridge 19/08 19/25
84.66 Sevenoaks 19/18 19/37
93.10 Orpington 19/28 19/46
94.51 Petts Wood Jn 19/30 19/49
95.43 Bickley Jn 19/34 19/50
98.24 Shortlands Jn 19/44 19/55
100.44 Beckenham Junction 19/46 19/57
105.21 Herne Hill 19/51 20/02
106.03 Brixton 19/53 20/04
106.27 Shepherds Lane Jn 19/54 ?
107.12 Voltaire Road Jn 19/55 20/06
107.29 Factory Jn 19/56 ?
107.59 Stewarts Lane Jn 19/59 ?
108.26 Grosvenor Bridge Jn 20/02 ?
109.17 London Victoria 20.09a 20.12


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