13th August 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+5216

Route :
1Z88 : London Victoria to Oxford
1Z89 : Oxford to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
70013 (1) London Victoria - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Redhill - Deepdene - Guildford - North Camp - Wokingham - Earley - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Didcot North Jn - Oxford
70013 Oxford - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

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

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.42d 09.42   21.05a 21.03
Battersea Pier Jn 09/44 09/46   21/01 21/00
Voltaire Road Jn 09/48 09/48   20/57 20/57
Brixton 09/50 09/50   20/55 20/55
Herne Hill 09/52 09.53 ~ 09.54   20/54 20/54
Tulse Hill 09/56 09.59 ~ 09.59   20/49 20/50
Streatham 10/00 10/05   20/41 20/39
Streatham Common 10/02 10/06   20/38 20/34
Selhurst 10/11 10/14   20/27 20/29
Windmill Bridge Jn 10/13 10/17   20/24 20/28
East Croydon 10.15a ~ 10.18d 10.19 ~ 10.21   20.19a ~ 20.21d 20.25 ~ 20.26
South Croydon 10/20 10/25   20/17 20/21
Purley 10/24 10/28   20/15 20/17
Stoats Nest Jn 10/26 10/30   20/14 20/16
Redhill 10.34a ~ 10.38d 10.39 ~ 10.40   20.00a ~ 20.03d 20.03 ~ 20.05
Gomshall 11/04 11/02   19/43 19/45
Shalford 11w11 ~ 11w23 11.12 ~ 11.21   19w22 ~ 19w34 19.26 ~ 19.35
Shalford Jn 11/25 11/24   19/20 19/23
Guildford 11.27a ~ 11.35d 11.29 ~ 11.35   19.15a ~ 19.17d 19.19 ~ 19.20
Ash 11/46 11/47   19/07 19/08
Aldershot South Jn 11/47 11/48   19/06 19/07
North Camp 11/49 11/50   19/05 19/06
Blackwater 11/54 11/54   18/59 19/00
Wokingham 12/03 12/01   18/50 18/49
Earley 12/09 12/10   18/43 18/44
Reading Spur Jn 12/11 12/15   18/40 18/41
Reading New Jn 12/12 12/16   18/39 18/40
Reading General 12/14 12.19 ~ 12.20   18.36 ~ 18.37 18.37 ~ 18.38
Reading West Jn 12/16 12/23   18/33 18/32
Didcot East Jn 12/33 12/29   18/07 18/14
Didcot Parkway 12.34 ~ 12.37 12/42   17.51 ~ 18.05 17.55 ~ 18.12
Didcot North Jn 12/41 12/44   17/48 17/51
Kennington Jn 12/56 12/52   17/40 17/44
Hinksey North 12/58 12/54   ? ?
Oxford UPL ? [20min stop]  
Oxford 13.18a 13.22   17.37d 17.40


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