11th August 2007

NENTA Train Tours
The South Coast Explorer

Locos Used 47805 'Talisman' & 47853 'Rail Express'
Stock Used 3375+3358+1680+3279+3424+3331+3318+1250+5748+5792+9526

Route:
1Z45 : Norwich to Weymouth
1Z46 : Weymouth to Norwich

Loco(s) Route
47805 (1) Norwich - Wymondham (Up Line)
47853 (2) Wymondham (Up Line) - Wymondham (Down Line)
47805 (1) Wymondham (Down Line) - Dereham
47853 (2) Dereham - Wymondham (Down Platform)
47805 (1) Wymondham - Attleborough - Thetford - Ely - Cambridge (3) - Royston - Hitchin - Freight Terminal Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Willesden - South Acton Jn - Old Kew Jn - Feltham Jn - Virginia Water - Byfleet Jn - (via Waller's Ash Loop) - Southampton Central - Bournemouth - Wareham (4) - Weymouth
47853 (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Wymondham - Norwich

Notes :
(1) 47853 on rear.
(2) 47805 on rear.
(3) No platform, available on outward journey, Cambridge passengers joined tour at Royston.
(4) Off train options;
Option 1: Southampton
Option 2: Wareham & The Swanage Railway (by road coach to/from Wareham & Norden with rail journey to Swanage)
Option 3: Portland Bill coach tour (by road coach to/from Weymouth)
Option 4: Bournemouth or Weymouth.
(5) Train was originally advertised as starting from/finishing at Dereham (MNR) with service train connections between Norwich & Wymondham.

Source : Alan Chilestone

Timings (Booked Only)

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)
Norwich
04.50d
00.10a [P2]
Trowse Swing Bridge Jn
04/52
00/08
Trowse Jn
04/53
00/07
Wymondham
05.04 ~ 05.16
-
Dereham
06.02a ~ 06.12d
-
Wymondham
06.58a ~ 07.03d
23.46a ~ 23.56d
Attleborough
07.13a ~ 07.16d
23.36a ~ 23.38d
Thetford
07.34a ~ 07.37d
23.19a ~ 23.21d
Brandon
07/47
23/11
Ely North Jn
08/04 [UL]
22/54
Ely
08.07a ~ 08.10d [P2]
22.37a ~ 22.49d [P2] [DL]
Ely Dock Jn
08/12
22/36 [UL]
Coldham Lane Jn
08/26
22/18
Cambridge
08/35
22.10a ~ 22.16d [P1]
Shepreth Branch Jn
08/41
22/05
Royston
08*54a ~ 09*00d [P1]
21.51a ~ 21.54d [P2]
Letchworth
09/11
21/42
Hitchin
09.14a ~ 09.16d [FL]
21.36a ~ 21.38d
Stevenage
09/20 [P2]
21/30 [P3]
Woolmer Green Jn
09/23
21/27
Digswell Jn
09/25 [SL]
21/25
Welwyn Garden City
09/26
21/24
Potters Bar
09/35
21/17
Alexandra Palace
09/44
21/10
Finsbury Park
09/50 [P1]
21/06 [P3]
Holloway South Jn
09/52
21/03 [FL]
Copenhagen Jn
09/55
21/01 [SL]
Camden Road East Jn
10/00
20/58
Camden Road Jn
10/02
20/56
Gospel Oak
10/08
20/53
Kensal Green Jn
10/20
20/45
Willesden Junction HL
10/23
20/44
Acton Wells Jn
10/26
20/42
South Acton Jn
10/32
20/37
Kew East Jn
10/35
20/34
Brentford
10c43 ~ 10c46
20c28 ~ 20c30
Hounslow
10/52
20/24
Feltham Jn
10/54
20/21
Feltham
10/56
20/19
Staines
11/01
20/12
Virginia Water
11/07 [P4]
20/00 [P3]
Addlestone Jn
11/14
19/49
Byfleet & New Haw
11/16 [SL]
19/47
Woking
11/22 [P4] [FL]
19/42 [P1]
Woking Jn
11/23
19/41
Pirbright Jn
-
19/36
Farnborough (Main)
11/31
19/33 [P1]
Fleet
11/33
19/30
Basingstoke
11/42 [P2]
19/20 [P4]
Worting Jn
11/46
19/15 [SL]
Waller's Ash Loop
11*58 ~ 12*23 [DPL]
19/03 [UM]
Winchester
12/29
18/57
Shawford Jn
12/31 [SL]
-
Shawford 12/32 [P3]
18/53 [P1] [UM]
Allbrook Jn
12/36
18/50
Eastleigh
12/42 [P2]
18/47 [UF] [FL]
St. Denys
12/49 [FL]
18/42
Northam Jn
12/51
18/40 [FL]
Southampton Central
12.54a ~ 12.56d [P4] [FL]
18.35a ~ 18.37d [P1]
Redbridge
13/01
18/31 [FL]
Brockenhurst
13/12 [P3]
18/20 [P2]
Bournemouth
13.30a ~ 13.33d [P3]
18.01a ~ 18.04d [P2]
Branksome
13/37
17/56
Poole
13/43 [P2]
17/50 [P1]
Wareham
14.02a ~ 14.05d
17.38a ~ 17.41d
Wool
14/14
17/32
Moreton
14/21
17/28
Dorchester South
14/27
17/22
Dorchester Jn
14/28
17/21
Weymouth
14.37a [P2]
17.12d [P2]

Advertised service train connecting times;

Location Changing at Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Norwich Wymondham 06.40d 23.15a
Ipswich Ely road coach 23.10a

Road coach connecting times (changing at Ely);

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Ipswich 06.50d by rail
Stowmarket 07.10d 22.50a
Bury-St-Edmunds 07.40d 22.20a


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