23rd May 2009

Railway Touring Company
The Dorset Coast Express

Locos Used ????? & steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used ???

Route :
1Z70 : Norwich to Poole
1Z71 : Poole to Norwich

Loco Route
70013

Norwich - Wymondham - Thetford - Ely - Cambridge - Royston - Hitchin - (via ECML) - Finsbury Park - Camden Road - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Farnborough (Main) - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Bournemouth - Poole

????? Poole - (reverse of outward route) - Norwich

Notes :
(1) Ran in conjunction with the Eastleigh Works Centenary Open Day. 70013 carried 'The East Anglian' headboard.


70013 enters Brockenhurst station (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Norwich 06.55d ?   23.08a ?
Wymondham 07.17a ~ 07.19d ?   22.51a ~ ??.??d ?
Attleborough 07.28a ~ 07.30d ?   22.42a ~ ??.??d ?
Thetford 07.50a ~ 07.53d ?   22.24a ~ ??.??d ?
Brandon 08.05a ~ 08.07d ?   22.14a ~ ??.??d ?
Ely 08.33a ~ 08.41d ?   21.51a ~ 21.53d ?
Cambridge 09/00 ?   21.32a ~ 21.35d ?
Royston 09w20 ~ 09w35 ?   ? ?
Hitchin 09/54 ?   20/58 ?
Stevenage 10/00 ?   ? ?
Potters Bar 10/24 ?   ? ?
Finsbury Park 10/38 ?   20/25 ?
Camden Road 10/52 ?   ? ?
Willesden Junction HL 11.12a ~ 11.14d ?   19.47a ~ 19.49d ?
South Acton 11/23 ?   ? ?
Hounslow 11/35 ?   19/23 ?
Feltham 11/42 ?   ? ?
Staines 11/49 ?   19/11 ?
Chertsey 12w05 ~ 12w17 ?   ? ?
Addlestone Jn 12/22 ?   ? ?
Woking 12/34 ?   18/30 ?
Farnborough (Main) 12/48 ?   ? ?
Basingstoke 13/03 ?   18/01 ?
Winchester 13/29 ?   ? ?
Eastleigh 13.45a ~ 14.15d ?   17.29 ~ 17.34 ?
Southampton Central 14/27 ?   ? ?
Brockenhurst 14/44 15/00   ? ?
Bournemouth 15.07a ~ 15.10d ?   ??.?? ~ 16.49d ?
Poole 15.19a ?   16.24d ?


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