8th October 2009

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47245 & steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518+5249+5236+5237+1961+99121+9104+13440+1840+5171+5200

Route :
1Z84 : London Victoria to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z85 : Bristol Temple Meads to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
34067 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Earley - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Bewyn - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Bradford Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
34067 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked by 47245 from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(2) John Clifford comments: We were delayed in the Reading area on the outward journey as there had been a fatality at Ealing Broadway & trains were running late.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & John Clifford

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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.45d 08.45   21.06a 21.06
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 08/49   21/04 21/00
Stewarts Lane 08/51 08/51   20/59 20/59
Longhedge Jn 08/56 08/52   20/53 20.54 ~ 20.55
Clapham Junction 09/00 09/05   20.45a ~ 20.47d 20.47 ~ 20.49
Barnes 09/08 09/11   20/37 20/38
Brentford 09/16 09/16   20/29 20/30
Hounslow 09/21 09/26   20/24 20/24
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/28   20/22 20/21
Feltham 09/25 09/30   20/20 20/19
Staines 09.32a ~ 09.34d 09.35 ~ 09.38   20/12 20.11 ~ 20.13
Virginia Water 09/43 09/46   20/03 19/59
Ascot 09.57a ~ 10.07d 10.00 ~ 10.09   19.40a ~ 19.54d 19.43 ~ 19.51
Wokingham 10/19 10/24   19/26 19/30
Earley 10/25 10/29   19/20 19/25
Reading Spur Jn 10/28 10.31 ~ 10.35   19/14 19/22
Reading New Jn 10/34 10/39   19/10 19/20
Reading 10.35a ~ 10.37d 10.41 ~ 10.46   19.06a ~ 19.08 19.14 ~ 19.17
Southcote Jn 10/40 10/51   19/03 19/08
Theale Loop   18w18 ~ 18w58 18.21 ~ 18.59
Newbury 10w54 ~ 11w09 11.07 ~ 11.19   18/04 18/06
Bedwyn 11/22 11/35   17/49 17/55
Woodborough 11/34 11/47   17/39 17/43
Lavington 11/43 11/56   17/30 17/34
Heywood Road Jn 11/50 12/04   17/25 17/28
Hawkeridge Jn 11/52 12/06   17/23 17/25
Bradford Jn 11/59 12/13   17/15 17/18
Bathampton Jn 12/10 12/28   17/02 17/05
Bath Spa 12.14a ~ 12.19d 12.31 ~ 12.35   16.54a ~ 16.59d 19.57 ~ 17.00
North Somerset Jn 12/30 12/48   16/41 16/43
Bristol East Jn 12/31 12/49   16/40 16/42
Bristol Temple Meads 12.33a 12.51   16.39d 16.40


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