21st July 2010

Railway Touring Company
The Dorset Coast Express

Locos Used 37516, 37706 & steam: 30777 'Sir Lamiel'
Stock Used (1) (steam POB) +5216+5171+1840+99127+99371+99316+3143+3136+99121+5392

Route :
1Z96 : London Victoria to Weymouth
1Z97 : Weymouth to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
30777 (2) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Farnborough (Main) - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
37706 (3) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Byfleet & New Haw - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - Queenstown Road (Battersea) - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Steam POB coach only in consist on the outward leg when 30777 was hauling the train.
(2) Was booked to also use a class 37, but did not (confirmed by various contributors).
(3) 37516 on rear.
(4) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. Originally scheduled for steam haulage both ways (30777 out and 60019 'Bittern' return) it was changed due to the unavailability of 60019. Booked timings for the return leg still reflected the train being banked to Wareham and water stops at Eastleigh and Brookwood.

Sources : Neil Kearns, Nick Bartlett, Nigel Benning & Dave Kirwin

Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from Neil Kearns, Nick Bartlett, Nigel Benning & Dave Kirwin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Victoria 08.45d [P2] [FL] ?  
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 ?  
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/51 [RVL] ?  
Longhedge Jn 08/56 ?  
Waterloo   20.55a [P16] ?
Nine Elms Jn   20/45 [RVL] ?
Queenstown Road (Battersea)   20/43 [P2] [RVL] ?
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [FL] ?   20/40 [P8] [MFL] ?
Barnes 09/08 [P3] ?  
Chiswick 09.11a ~ 09.13d ?  
Brentford 09/16 [P2] ?  
Hounslow 09/22 [P2] ?  
Feltham Jn 09/24 ?  
Feltham 09/26 [P2] ?  
Staines 09.32a ~ 09.34d [P2] ?  
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] ?  
Addlestone Jn 09/53 ?  
Wimbledon   20/34 [P6] [FL] ?
New Malden   20/31 [P2] [FL] ?
Surbiton   20/29 [P2] [FL] ?
Hampton Court Jn   20/28 [FL] ?
Weybridge   20/23 [P2] [FL] ?
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [SL] ?   20/20 [SL] ?
Woking 10.03a ~ 10.06d [P5] [SL] ?   20.12a ~ 20.15d [P1] [SL] ?
Woking Jn 10/07 [SL] ?   20/11 [SL] ?
Brookwood 10/12 [P2] [SL] ?   19w57 ~ 20w07 [P1] [SL] ?
Pirbright Jn 10/15 [SL] ?   19/55 [SL] ?
Farnborough (Main) 10/19 [P2] [SL] ?   19/50 [P1] [SL] ?
Fleet 10/22 [P2] [SL] 10/19   19/45 [P1] [SL] ?
Winchfield 10w26 ~ 10w37 [SL] ?   ? ?
Basingstoke 10.47a ~ 10.49d [P1] [SL] 10.54   19.28a ~ 19.30d [P4] [SL] 19.30
Worting Jn 10/55 ?   20/11 [SL] ?
Winchester 11/12 [P2] ?   19/03 [P1] ?
Shawford Jn / Shawford 11/16 [FL] ?   18/58 [P1] ?
Allbrook ? ?   18/50 [SL] ?
Eastleigh 11/23 11/25   18w36 ~ 18w47 [FL] 18.37
St Denys 11/33 [P2] ?   18/27 [P1] 18/26
Northam Jn 11.37 ~ 11.50 ?   18/24 ?
Southampton Central 11/54 [P4] [FL] ?   18c18 ~ 18c21 ?
Redbridge 11/58 [P2] ?   18/05 [P1] [SL] ?
Brockenhurst 12/09 [P3] ?   17/53 [P2] 17/54 [P2]
Bournemouth 12.27a ~ 12.29d [P4] ??.?? ~ 12.29 [P4]   17.33a ~ 17.35d [P2] ?
Branksome 12/35 [P2] ?   17/29 [P1] ?
Poole 12/44 [P2] ?   17/23 [P1] ?
Hamworthy 12/51 [P2] ?   ? ?
Wareham 12w57 ~ 13w09 [P2] ?   17L09 ~ 17L15 [P1] ?
Wool 13/16 [P2] ?   17/02 [P1] ?
Moreton 13/22 [P2] ?   16/57 [P1] ?
Dorchester South 13/28 [P1] ?   16.49a ~ 16.50d [P1] ?
Dorchester Jn 13/29 ?   16/48 ?
Weymouth 13.38a [P2] 13.45   16.35d [P2] 16.38


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