14th February 2009
Cathedrals Express Valentine's Day Dinner Special
|Locos Used||67028 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'|
1Z96 : Victoria to Shalford
1Z97 : Shalford to Victoria
|60163 (1)||London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SWS - Acton Bridge Jn - Kew East Jn - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Gomshall - Reigate - Redhill - Stoats Nest Jn - Purley - East Croydon - Selhurst - Streatham - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - London Victoria|
(1) 67028 on rear.
(2) John Clifford comments: This was the second of two circular trips on this date using the new engine, 60163. We ran roughly to time until we were approaching Tulse Hill where we were signalled through platform 1. The working instructions banned the train from using platform 1 so we had to wait until the route was reset for platform 3. This caused a 10min late arrival at Victoria.
(3) Webmasters note: A Network Rail timing sheet supplied prior to the tour (late January) gave this train as running under headcode 1Z92 from Victoria to Guildford and 1Z93 from Guildford to Victoria. As the route & timings were also different these are provided below, however they are assumed to be out-of-date and superseded by those supplied to the train passengers (as given in the 'booked' column). As such they are provided for reference only and to avoid any future questions regarding the headcodes used.
Sources : John Clifford & Neil Kearns
Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Neil Kearns)
|Battersea Pier Jn||19/01||19/08||19/46|
|Stewarts Lane Jn||19/04||19/09||19/50|
|North Pole Jn||19/25||19/27||-|
|Mitre Bridge Jn||19/26||19/29||-|
|Willesden SW Sidings||19/30||19/33||-|
|Acton Wells Jn||19/33||19/35||-|
|South Acton Jn||19/37||19/40||-|
|Kew East Jn||19/39||19/43||-|
|Byfleet & New Haw||20/34||20/36||20/57|
|Guildford||20/54||20/58||21.13a ~ 21.16d|
|Shalford||20w58 ~ 21w08||21.03 ~ 21.11||21w22 ~ 21w37|
|Stoats Nest Jn||21/50||21/51||22/21|
|Windmill Bridge Jn||22/00||22/00||22/30|
|Voltaire Road Jn||22/23||22/33||22/55|
|Grosvenor Bridge Jn||22/58|
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