12th September 2007

Steam Dreams
Waterloo Sunrise

Locos Used 47245 & steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518(1)+5237+5249+1961+5236+9392+13440+5216+1840+5222+5200

Route:
1Z82 : Waterloo to Weymouth
1Z83 : Weymouth to Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
34067 (2) London Victoria - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Andover - Salisbury - Gillingham - Templecombe - Yeovil Junction
47245 Yeovil Junction - Yeovil Pen Mill
47245 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Weymouth
34067 (3) Weymouth - Dorchester South
34067 Dorchester South - Wareham - Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Southampton Central - Eastleigh - Winchester - Basingstoke - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 35518 only in consist when 34067 hauling the train.
(2) Banked by 47245 along Waterloo platform.
(3) 47245 on rear.

Source: John Clifford

Tour Review
(from John Clifford)

This was the tour that was originally due to run on 9th July 2007 as a commemoration of 40 years since the end of Southern steam on 9th July 1967. That tour did not run as the stock could not be got to Waterloo in time following the failure of E850 'Lord Nelson' the previous day.

Highlights were a booked non-stop run from Waterloo to Salisbury & one from Southampton Central to Waterloo. The first was achieved but the second was not due to a short signal stop at Basingstoke. On the return run there was a stop outside Poole to allow the stock of an excursion to get away allowing us a good run up Parkstone bank. The run from Southampton had a number of signal checks including a short stand at Basingstoke & local line running from Basingstoke to Farnborough.

For those interested in detail, 47245 was allocated to Eastleigh during the last months of Southern steam. It was numbered D1922 at the time.

John Clifford

Timings (Booked and Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Waterloo 09.55d [P16] 09.58   22.10a [P16] 22.16
Clapham Junction 10/03 10/06   22/02 22/05
Wimbledon 10/07 10/10   21/57 21/58
New Malden 10/10 10/13   21/54 21/55
Surbiton 10/12 10/15   21/51 21/49
Hampton Court Jn 10/13 10/16   21/49 21/47
Woking 10/23 [P4] 10/26   21/35 [P2] 21/36
Woking Jn 10/24 10/27   21/34 [FL] 21/36
Farnborough 10/33 10/34   21/24 21/24
Fleet ? ?   21/20 21/15
Basingstoke 10/46 10/48   21/09 [P4] 20.56 ~ 20.56
Worting Jn 10/49 10/51   21/00 [SL] 20/51

 

Location Booked Actual
Andover 11/09 11/09
Tunnel Jn 11/26 11/26
Salisbury 11w30 ~ 12w04 11.29 ~ 12.04
Wilton Jn 12/09 12/09
Wilton South 12/12 12/12
Tisbury Loop 12/23 12/23
Gillingham 12*35 ~ 12*43 12.37 ~ 12.41
Templecombe 12/52 12/52
Sherborne 13/01 13/00
Yeovil Junction 13L13 ~ 13L46 13.10 ~ 13.47
Yeovil Pen Mill 13.51 ~ 14.07 13.53 ~ 14.11
Maiden Newton 14*30 ~ 14*34 14/32
Dorchester West 14/48 14.44 ~ 14.44
Dorchester Jn 14/49 14/46
Weymouth [P2] 14L58a ~ 17L27d [P2] 14.59 ~ 17.33
Dorchester Jn 17/40 17/44
Dorchester South 17L42 ~ 17L49 17.45 ~ 17.49
Moreton 17/57 17/56
Wool 18/03 18/02
Wareham 18/16 18.08 ~ 18.09
Poole 18/28 18/35
Branksome 18/37 18/40
Bournemouth 18*49 ~ 19*02 [P2] 18.50 ~ 19.02
Brockenhurst 19/21 19/23
Redbridge 19/35 19/35
Southampton Central 19w40 ~ 20w10 19.41 ~ 20.09
Northam Jn 20/13 20/12
St Denys 20/15 20/14
Eastleigh 20/22 20/18
Shawford 20/35 20/23
Winchester 20/42 20/28

Timings continue in first table.

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