1st August 2009

UK Railtours
The Weymouth Seaside Special

Locos Used 73141 & 73204
Stock Used 5419+4831+1859+99311+3096+3115+1961+99371+21241

Route :
1Z92 : London Waterloo to Weymouth
1Z93 : Weymouth to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
73141 + 73204 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Richmond - Staines - Ascot - Wokingham - Earley - Reading - Southcote Jn - Basingstoke - Worting Jn (2)
73141 + 73204 (3) Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - St Denys - Southampton - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
73204 + 73141 (3) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - St Denys - Fareham - Cosham - Havant - Chichester - Ford - Pulborough - Horsham - Dorking - Leatherhead - Epsom - Sutton - Mitcham Junction - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) John Clifford comments: Because of a problem with the power supply in the Wareham area the train was to operate with only one ED taking power from the third rail west of Branksome (out) & Bournemouth (back). The other loco was to operate on diesel power west of these points. It didn't work out like this! We left on time but made a brief stop at Richmond to set down a passenger who had got on the train by mistake. All the went well (including running via platform 4 at Basingstoke) until Worting Jn when 73141 packed up. So we carried on with just 73204 providing power. Just north of Winchester we were stopped by signals. It looked like a signal failure. This caused us to lose some time. As only one loco was working there was no need to stop at Branksome but, because the trains in front were late we were checked a few times before we got to Weymouth 19 late. The return working ran with only 73204 working but kept roughly to time.
(2) 73141 failed.
(3) 73204 only powering.

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Waterloo 08.40d 08.40
Loco Jn 08/44 08/45
Queens Road 08/45 08/46
Clapham Junction 08.48a ~ 08.51d 08.49 ~ 08.51
Barnes 08/56 08/55
Richmond 09/01 09.03 ~ 09.03
Twickenham 09/06 09/08
Whitton Jn 09/08 09/11
Feltham Jn 09/09 09/11
Feltham 09/11 09/12
Staines 09/19 09/18
Virginia Water 09/27 09/27
Ascot 09/33 09/33
Wokingham 09/47 09/47
Earley 09/51 09/51
Reading Spur Jn 09/55 09/55
Reading New Jn 10/01 09.57 ~ 09.58
Reading 10/03 10/01
Southcote Jn 10/08 10/05
Bramley 10/18 10/15
Basingstoke 10/28 10/28
Worting Jn 10/31 10/31
Winchester 10/43 10/50
Shawford Jn 10/45 10/53
Eastleigh 10/49 10/56
St Denys 10/52 11/00
Northam Jn 10/53 11/01
Southampton 10/56 11/04
Redbridge 10/59 11/08
Brockenhurst 11/11 11/19
Bournemouth 11/31 11/37
Branksome 11.36 ~ 11.41 11/42
Poole 11/47 11.53 ~ 11.54
Hamworthy Jn 11/51 12/01
Wareham 11/56 12/07
Wool 12/01 12/12
Moreton 12/05 12/18
Dorchester South 12/11 12/31
Dorchester Jn 12/12 12/32
Weymouth 12.24a ~ 16.38d 12.43 ~ 16.38
Dorchester Jn 16/49 16/48
Dorchester South 16/51 16/49
Moreton 16/57 16/55
Wool 17/01 17/00
Wareham 17/08 17/05
Hamworthy Jn 17/13 17/11
Poole 17/17 17/14
Branksome 17/22 17/19
Bournemouth 17.26 ~ 17.31 17.24 ~ 17.29
Brockenhurst 17/50 17/49
Redbridge 18/01 18/00
Southampton 18/08 18/08
Northam Jn 18/11 18/10
St Denys 18/22 18/21
Fareham 18/41 18/40
Cosham 18/48 18/48
Cosham Jn 18/49 18/49
Farlington Jn 18/50 18/50
Havant 18/54 18/54
Chichester 19/12 19/09
Barnham 19/19 19/18
Ford 19/23 19/24
Arundel Jn 19/26 19/26
Pulborough 19/45 19/46
Billingshurst 19/52 19/54
Horsham 20/00 20/03
Dorking 20/16 20/20
Leatherhead 20/21 20/28
Epsom 20/28 20/35
Sutton 20/39 20/42
Mitcham Jn 20/44 20/47
Streatham South Jn 20/53 20/51
Streatham 20/55 20/54
Tulse Hill 20/58 20/58
Herne Hill 21/01 21/01
Brixton 21/02 21/02
Voltaire Road Jn 21/04 21/04
Battersea Pier Jn 21/07 21/07
Victoria 21.10a 21.13


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