26th September  25th September 2010

Railway Touring Company
The Swanage Belle

Tour re-dated from 26th September (due to engineering works at Basingstoke?).

Locos Used 37516 & steam: 44932
Stock Used 99035+3143+3093+99316+99125+99348+99371+99121+4940+9392

Route :
1Z86 : Victoria to Motala GF (Swanage)
1Z87 : (Swanage) Motala GF to Victoria

Loco(s) Route
44932 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking -F Farnborough (Main) - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - St Denys - Northam Jn - Southampton Cntral - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Worgret Jn - Motala GF - Corfe Castle - Swanage
37516 (2) Swanage - (reverse of outward route) - Southampton Central
44932 Southampton Central - Redbridge - Romsey - Dean - Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn - Worting Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Clapham Junction - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia

Notes :
(1) 37516 on rear (booked for a WCR class 47).
(2) 44932 on rear.
(3) As originally booked (for 26/09) the train would have returned to London Waterloo. 44932 also replaced the advertised use of 34067 'Tangmere' (outward) and 30777 'Sir Lamiel' (return).
(4) David Sheppard comments: Due to the stock being incorrectly formed with an unplanned reduction in standard class seats, some passengers received an upgrade to first class. Shortly before arrival at Swanage it was announced that the departure time would be 17.15, not 17.00. Reversal at Southampton on the return run was in the platform 1, not as suggested by earlier published timings in the Up Goods Loop, and the diesel was detached. Departure from Southampton was delayed, while the platform signal went to green and back to red, by efforts to fix a lighting failure in one of the coaches.

Sources : David Sheppard (joined Victoria/left Clapham Junction) & Neil Kearns

Timings (Booked & Actual)

(from Neil Kearns & David Sheppard)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kensington Olympia   22.57a [P2] ?
Latchmere Jn   22/49 ?
Victoria 08.45d [P2] [FL] 08.45 [P2]  
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 08/49  
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/51 [RVL] 08/51  
Longhedge Jn 08/56 08/52  
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [FL] 09/03 [P5] [FL]   22.43a ~ 22.46d [P3] 22.54 ~ ??.??
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/10 [P3]   22/37 [P1] [SL] 22/44
Brentford 09/16 [P2] 09/17   22/31 [P1] 22/39
Hounslow 09/22 [P2] 09/21   22/27 [P1] 22/36
Feltham Jn 09/24 09/24   22/24 22/33
Feltham 09/26 [P2] 09/26   22/22 [P1] 22/29
Staines 09.32a ~ 09.34d [P2] 09.33 ~ 09.36   22.12a ~ 22.14d [P1] 22.18 ~ 22.22
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] 09/47   21/58 [P3] 22/07
Addlestone Jn 09/53 09/54   21/48 21/51
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [SL] 09/56 [SL]   21/46 21/49 [SL]
Woking 10.03a ~ 10.06d [P5] [SL] 10.05 ~ 10.06   21.38a ~ 21.40d [P1] [SL] 21.38 ~ 21.40
Woking Jn 10/07 [SL] ?   21/37 [SL] 21/37 [SL]
Brookwood 10/12 [P2] [SL] ?   ? ?
Pirbright Jn 10/15 [SL] ?   21/31 [SL] ?
Farnborough (Main) 10/19 [P2] [SL] 10/21   21/22 [P1] [SL] 21/28
Fleet 10/22 [P2] [SL] 10/24   21/17 [P1] [SL] 21/25 [P1]
Winchfield 10w26 ~ 10w37 [SL] 10.29 ~ 10.40   ? ?
Basingstoke 10.47a ~ 10.49d [P1] [SL] 10.53 ~ 10.54   20w38a ~ 21w00d [P4] [SL] 20.51 ~ 21.06
Worting Jn 10/55 10/59   20/34 [FL] 20/44
Andover   20/14 [P1] 20/25
Laverstock North Jn   19/56 20/06
Laverstock South Jn   19/55 20/06
Dean   19/42 [P2] 19/56
Romsey   19/29 [P2] 19/46
Redbridge   19/18 [P2] 19/31 [P2]
Winchester 11/12 [P2] 11/16  
Shawford Jn 11/16 [SL] 11/19  
Eastleigh 11/23 [P2] 11/24 [FL]  
St Denys 11/33 [P2] [FL] 11/35  
Northam Jn 11*37 ~ 11*50 11.38 ~ ??.??  
Southampton Central 11/54 [P4] [SL] 11/56 [P4] [SL]   DIV 19.11 ~ 19.29 [P1]
Southampton (sig. E751) -     19L05 ~ 19L14 [UFL] ?
Redbridge 11/59 [P2] 12/00   19/01 [P1] 19/06 [P1]
Brockenhurst 12/11 [P3] 12/13   18/49 [P2] 18/51
Bournemouth 12.30 ~ 12.32 [P3] 12.34 ~ 12.37 [P3]   18/30 [P2] 18/30
Branksome 12/41 [P2] 12/43   18/25 [P1] 18/26
Poole 12/47 [P2] 12/48   18/18 [P1] 18/18
Wareham 12.56 ~ 13.08 [P2] 12.58 ~ 13.06   18.07 ~ 18.09 18.03 ~ 18.08
Worgret Jn 13.10 ~ 13.11 13/10   18.02 ~ 18.04 18/00
Motala GF 13.15 ~ 13.16 13.24 ~ 13.27   17.54 ~ 17.55 [FL] ??.?? ~ ??.??
Swanage 14.00a 14.01 [P2]   17.00d 17.15 [P2]


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