26th November 2005

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 33103 & steam : 45231 'Sherwood Forester'
Stock Used 99241+5216+13440+5171+13474+9392+5249+1961+5237+5236

Route:
1Z82 : Victoria to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z83 : Bristol Temple Meads to Victoria

Loco(s) Route
45231 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Hounslow - Feltham Jn - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone - Woking - Pirbright Jn - Fleet - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Salisbury - Warminster - Westbury - Trowbridge - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
45231 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked by 33103 from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(2) Carried the headboard "The MGB Venturer" on the return journey between Bristol and Staines.


45231 waits to leave Victoria in the morning (photo: Chris Taylor)

Sources : Chris Taylor & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Chris Taylor & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Victoria 08.53d 08.57d   22.38a 22.43a
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/56 09/00   22/35 22/38
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/59 09/02   22/32 22.35a ~ 22.36d
Longhedge Jn 09/11 09/04   22/29 22/34
Clapham Junction 09.17a ~ 09.20d 09.11a ~ 09.19d   22.22a ~ 22.25d 22.27a ~ 22.30d
Barnes 09/30 09.27a ~ 9.30d   22/15 22/21
Richmond   22/07 22/14
St Margarets   22/03 22/12
Twickenham   22/02 22/12
Twickenham Jn   22/01 22/11
Brentford 09/40 09/42  
Hounslow 09/50 09/50  
Feltham Jn 09/55 09/54   21/59 22/08
Feltham 09/57 09/56   21.57 22.05
Staines 10.03a ~ 10.05d 10.03a ~ 10.06d   21.45a ~ 21.47d 21.48a ~ 21.52d
Virginia Water 10/13 10/16   21.36 21.38
Addlestone Jn 10/20 10/25   21/28 21/30
Byfleet & New Haw 10/25 10/27   21/24 21/25
Woking 10.33a ~ 10.35d 10.34a ~ 10.36d   21.16a ~ 21.18d 21.17a ~ 21.18d
Woking Jn 10/37 10/38   21/14 21/16
Brookwood ? ?   20w58a ~ 21w10d 20.57a ~ 21.09d
Pirbright Jn 10/44 10/45   20/55 20/55
Farnborough (Main) 10/49 10/50   20/50 20/50
Fleet 10/52 10/54   20/44 20/45
Winchfield 10w57a ~ 11w10d 10.57a ~ 11.10d   ? ?
Basingstoke 11/27 11/27   20/28 20/30
Worting Jn 11/32 11/33   20/23 20/27
Andover 11/50 11/53   20/04 20/04
Tunnel Jn 12/07 12/10   19/45 19/44
Salisbury 12w10a ~ 12w26d 12.13a ~ 12.26d   19w16a ~ 19w40d 19.19a ~ 19.40d
Wilton Jn 12/31 12/32   19/09 19/16
Warminster 12/51 12/53   18/49 18/56
Westbury 13.02a ~ 13.12d 13.06 ~ 13.08   18/38 18/46
Bradford South Jn 13/23 13/16   18/27 18/36
Bathampton Jn 13/38 13/28   ? ?
Bathampton Loop   17.58a ~ 18.10d 17.57a ~ 18.13d
Bath Spa 13.42a ~ 13.46d 13.33a ~ 13.46d   17.50a ~ 17.53d 17.49a ~ 17.52d
North Somerset Jn 13/58 13/52   17/37 17/36
Bristol East Jn 13/59 13/53   17.35 17/34
Bristol Temple Meads 14.02a 13.55   17.33d 17.33


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