30th July 2009

Steam Dreams
The
Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 37706 & steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used 17019+5236+5237+1961+99371+9104+13440+1840+5171+5200

Route :
1Z82 : London Victoria to Portsmouth Harbour
1Z83 : Portsmouth Harbour to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
70013 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane - Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Stoats Nest Jn - Redhill - Earlswood - Gatwick Airport - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Preston Park - Hove - Worthing - Ford - Chichester - Portcreek Jn - Portsmouth & Southsea (HL) - Portsmouth Harbour
70013 Portsmouth Harbour - (reverse of outward route) - Selhurst - Strewatham Common - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) banked by 37706 from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.30d 09.30   21.57a 21.57
Battersea Pier Jn 09/34 09/34   21/53 21/54
Stewarts Lane 09/37 09/36  
Longhedge Jn 09/40 09/38  
Pouparts Jn 09/43 09.39 ~ 09.42  
Clapham Junction 09/48 09/49  
Voltaire Road Jn   21/50 21/51
Brixton   21/48 21/50
Herne Hill   21/46 21/48
Tulse Hill   21/43 21/45
Streatham   21/40 21/40
Streatham Common   21/37 21/37
Selhurst 09/53 09/54   21/32 21/32
Windmill Bridge Jn 09/55 09/57   21/30 21/30
East Croydon 09.56 ~ 10.05 09.59 ~ 10.07   21.23 ~ 21.28 21.21 ~ 21.27
South Croydon ? ?   21/20 21/17
Purley 10/11 10/12   21/14 21/12
Stoats Nest Jn 10/14 10/16   21/12 21.06 ~ 21.09
Redhill 10.25 ~ 10.27 10.28 ~ 10.29   20.59 ~ 21.02 20.53 ~ 20.55
Earlswood 10/30 10/31   20/56 20/48
Gatwick Airport 10/34 10/36   20/48 20/41
Three Bridges 10/38 10/39   20/38 20/36
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 10/42 10/42   20/32 20/32
Haywards Heath 10/50 10/48   20/25 20/25
Keymer Jn 10/54 10/51   20/20 20/22
Preston Park 11w05 ~ 11w32 11.02 ~ 11.29   20/09 20/11
Hove 11.37 ~ 11.40 11.34 ~ 11.40   20.03 ~ 20.05 20.04 ~ 20.06
Shoreham 11/51 11/51   19/53 19/50
Worthing 11/59 12/00   19w20 ~ 19w44 19.17 ~ 19.42
West Worthing 12/01 12/02   19/17 19/14
Angmering 12/10 12/13   19/11 19/08
Arundel Jn 12/16 12/18   19/05 19/04
Ford 12/2 012/22   19/03 19/01
Barnham 12.25 ~ 12.34 12.28 ~ 12.34   18/58 18/57
Chichester 12.44 ~ 12.46 12.45 ~ 12.48   18.42 ~ 18.48 18.42 ~ 18.48
Havant 12/58 13/00   18/21 18/19
Farlington Jn 13/04 13/04   18/15 18/14
Portcreek Jn 13/05 13/06   18/14 18/13
Fratton East Jn 13/09 13/12   ? ?
Fratton 13/10 13/13   18/09 18/10
Portsmouth & Southsea (HL) 13.21 ~ 13.23 13.18 ~ 13.19   18.03 ~ 18.05 18.06 ~ 18.07
Portsmouth Harbour 13.27a 13.24   17.58d 17.58


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