1st August 2006

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used (1) 31128, 31452 & 31602
Stock Used 5222+5171+1840+5216+9392+13440+5237+5236+1961+5249

Route:
1Z92 : London Victoria to Chichester
1Z93 : Chichester to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
31452 + 31128 (2) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane - Clapham Junction - Richmond - Staines - Chertsey - Woking - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - Botley - Fareham - Havant - Chichester
31452 + 31128 (2) Chichester - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) This was a tour that was due to be hauled by 45231 'Sherwood Forester' but diesel was substituted due to a steam ban because of the hot, dry weather.
(2) 31602 on rear.
(3) The return times were not known when we set off in the morning & only provided en route. A full set of timings were not given, only the departure & arrival times.
(4) John Clifford comments : One option on the return was to get off at Woking & return to London by South West Trains which most passengers did (apart from some of the stewards, the "31" bashers & me!).

Source : John Clifford (on the train to & from Havant)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked (3) Actual
London Victoria 09.30d 09.29d   22.27a 22.13a
Battersea Pier Jn 09/33 09/33   ?? 22/08
Stewarts Lane 09/36 09/35   ?? 22/06
Longhedge Jn 09/38 09/37   ?? 22/05
Clapham Junction 09/41 09/43   ?? 21.56a ~ 22.01d
Barnes 09/47 09/49   ?? 21/48
Richmond 09/55 09/53   ?? 21/39
Twickenham 09/58 09/56   ?? 21/32
Feltham Jn 10/01 10/01   ?? 21/25
Feltham 10/03 10/04   ?? 21/22
Staines Central 10/12 10/12   ?? 21/16
Virginia Water 10/20 10/20   ?? 21/07
Addlestone Jn 10/30 10/30   ?? 20/58
Byfleet 10/41 10/34   ?? 20/55
Woking 10/50 10/46   ?? 20.46a ~ 20.49d
Woking Jn 10/51 10/47   ?? 20/44
Farnborough 11/00 10/57   ?? 20/34
Winchfield 11/07 11/03   ?? 20/28
Basingstoke 11/15 11/17   ?? 20/22
Worting Jn 11/22 11/21   ?? 20/19
Waller's Ash DPL 11*33 ~ 11*38 DIV   -
Winchester City 11/45 11/37   ?? 20/02
Shawford Jn 11/48 11/40   ?? 19/58
Eastleigh 11/58 12/03   ?? 19/52
Eastleigh South Jn 11/59 12/06   ?? 19/49
Botley 12/06 12.14 ~ 12.16   ?? 19/40
Fareham North Jn 12/11 12/24   ?? 19/33
Fareham 12/12 12/25   ?? 19/32
Cosham 12/20 12/35   ?? 19/21
Cosham Jn 12/21 12/36   ?? 19/18
Farlington Jn 12/43 12.37 ~ 12.41   ?? 19/17
Havant 12.48a ~ 12.50d 12.48a ~ ??d   ??a ~ 19.08d 19.09a ~ 19.10d
Chichester 13.04a ??   18.50d ??


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