29th June 2005

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 31128 & steam: 45231 'Sherwood Forester'
Stock Used 99241+5216+1840+5171+13474+13440+9392+5237+1961+5236

Route:
1Z96 : Victoria to Canterbury West
1Z97 : Canterbury West to Victoria

Loco(s) Route
45231 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane - (via Atlantic Lines) - Catford - Bromley South - Swanley - Otford - Maidstone East - Ashford - Canterbury West
45231 Canterbury West - Ramsgate - Margate - Faversham - Chatham - Sole Street - Bromley South - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked by 31128 Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge.

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Victoria 11.52d 11.52
Battersea Pier Jn 11/55 11/54
Stewarts Lane Jn 11/58 11/57
Factory Jn 12/00 11/58
Voltaire Road Jn 12/01 11/59
Denmark Hill 12/05 12/04
Crofton Road Jn 12/06 12/06
Nunhead 12/08 12/08
Shortlands Jn 12/17 12/17
Bickley Jn 12/25 12/25
St Mary Cray Jn 12/26 12/26
Swanley 12/31 12/32
Otford Jn 12/42 12/42
Maidstone East 13/01 13/01
Lenham Loop 13.12a ~ 13.47d 13.17 ~ 13.42
Ashford International 14/05 14/02
Canterbury West 14.28a ~ 17.40d 14.24 ~ 17.42
Minster 17/58 17/57
Ramsgate 18/05 18/05
Margate 18/14 18/14
Herne Bay 18/26 18/28
Whitstable 18.33a ~ 18.49d 18.32 ~ 18.42
Faversham 18/59 18/54
Sittingbourne 19/08 19/03
Rainham ? 19/12
Gillingham 19/19 19/17
Rochester Bridge Jn 19/24 19/26
Sole Street 19/36 19/40
Fawkham Jn 19/42 19/45
Swanley 19/49 19/53
St Mary Cray Jn ? 19/58
Bickley Jn ? 19/59
Shortlands Jn 20/00 20/02
Nunhead 20/08 20/08
Crofton Road Jn 20/11 20/11
Denmark Hill 20/12 20/12
Voltaire Road Jn 20/16 20/16
Factory Jn ? 20/18
Stewarts Lane Jn ? 20/19
Battersea Pier Jn ? 20/20
Victoria 20.29a 20.26


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