30th May 2007

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 37248 & steam : 71000 'Duke of Gloucester'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z70 : London Victoria to Cranmore
1Z71 : Cranmore to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
71000 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow Jn - Feltham Jn - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Blatchbridge Jn - East Somerset Jn - Cranmore
71000 (1?) Cranmore - (reverse of outward route) - Newbury - Theale Goods Loop - Southcote Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Feltham Jn - Whitton Jn - Twickenham - Richmond - Barnes - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 37248 on rear - some reports say from London Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge only (banking), others say it was on the rear throughout the whole tour - confirmation is required as to which is correct.

Sources : LASERman & John Clifford

Timings (Booked Only)
(from LASERman)

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
London Victoria 09.43d [P2]   23.18a [P7]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/47   23/15
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/50   23/08
Longhedge Jn 09/55   23/02
Clapham Junction 10.00a ~ 10.02d [P6]   22.54a ~ 22.57d [P3]
Barnes 10/12 [P4]   22/46 [P1]
Brentford 10/18  
Hounslow 10/23  
Richmond   22/39
St Margarets   22/36
Twickenham   22/32 [P4]
Twickenham Jn   22/31
Whitton Jn   22/25
Feltham Jn 10/25   22/23
Feltham 10/27   22/21
Staines 10.35a ~ 10.37d   22.11a ~ 22.13d
Virginia Water 10/50 [P2]   21/57 [P1]
Ascot 10.59a ~ 11.01d [P2]   21.44a ~ 21.47d [P1]
Wokingham 11/16   21/31
Earley 11/22   21/25
Reading Spur Jn 11/31   21/22
Reading New Jn 11/33   21/20
Reading 11.35a ~ 11.37d [P4]   21.16a ~ 21.18d [P4]
Southcote Jn 11/41   21/09
Theale Goods Loop - 20w40 ~ 21w00
Newbury Racecourse 11w59 ~ 12w23 [P3]   ?
Newbury 12.27a ~ 12.29d   20.18a ~ 20.20d
Bedwyn 12/43   20/01
Woodborough 12/54   19/45
Lavington 13/04   19/35
Heywood Road Jn 13/10   19/25
Westbury 13t14 ~ 13t16 [P1]   19*07 ~ 19*21 [P3]
Fairwood Jn 13/20   19/02
Clink Road Jn 13/24   18/58
Blatchbridge Jn 13/26   18/55
East Somerset Jn 13/32   18/50
Merehead Quarry Jn 13/42   18/41
Cranmore 14.17a   18.11d


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