21st December 2009

Steam Dreams
The White Cliffs Christmas Dinner Special

Locos Used 67022 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 35469+3120+3098+1683+3112+3122+3107+3140+3110+1863+5009+5350

Route :
1Z92 : London Victoria to Canterbury West
1Z93 : Canterbury West to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
60163 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane - Factory Jn - Crofton Road Jn - Nunhead - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Maidstone East - Charing - Ashford International - Wye - Canterybury West - Minster - Sandwich - Deal - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Ashford International - Charing - Maidstone East - Otford - Swanley - Bickley Jn - Shortlands Jn (2) - Catford - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - (2) London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge by 67022.
(2) Booked route was: Shortlands Jn - Beckenham Junction - Herne Hill - London Victoria.
(3) John Clifford comments: This train was reported on television & in the press as we took commuters home to Swanley & Maidstone since there were many cancellations on the South Eastern that night due to the snow fall.

Sources : Neil Kearns & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Neil Kearns & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Victoria 17.48d 17.58
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 17/52 18/01
Stewarts Lane 17/54 18/03
Factory Jn 17/57 18/04
Voltaire Road Jn 17/58 18/06
Denmark Hill 18/02 18/11
Crofton Road Jn 18/05 18/12
Nunhead 18/07 18/15
Bellingham 18/12 18/19
Shortlands Jn 18/16 18/22
Bickley Jn 18/23 18/30
St Mary Cray Jn 18/24 18/31
Swanley 18.30a ~ 18.35d 18.38 ~ 18.40
Otford Jn 18/46 18/51
Maidstone East 19.07a ~ 19.09d 19.09 ~ 19.12
Charing 19/27 19/33
Ashford International 19/34 19/42
Wye 19/44 19/48
Canterbury West 19.56a ~ 20.09d 20.06 ~ 20.19 [Down Loop]
Minster 20/28 20/50
Minster East Jn 20/36 20/51
Sandwich 20/42 20/57
Deal 20/48 21/02
Buckland Jn 21/01 21/16
Dover Priory 21/04 21/24
Folkestone Central 21/14 21/38
Saltwood Jn 21/18 21/42
Ashford International 21/33 21/53
Charing 21/42 22/08
Maidstone East 22.00a ~ 22.02d 22.17 ~ 22.19
Otford Jn 22/25 22/42
Swanley 22.36a ~ 22.38d 22.53 ~ 22.54
St Mary Cray Jn 22/43 23/00
Bickley Jn 22/44 23/01
Shortlands Jn 22/49 23/06
Beckenham Junction 22/51 DIV
Herne Hill 22/57 DIV
Brixton 22/59 DIV
Bellingham DIV 23/09
Nunhead DIV 23/13
Crofton Road Jn DIV 23/15
Denmark Hill DIV 23/16
Voltaire Road Jn 23/00 23/21
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 23/03 23/24
Victoria 23.07a 23.27


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