22nd December 2010

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express Christmas Party

Train cancelled due to a potentially severe (cold) weather forecast.

Route :

Booked Locos Booked Route
steam: 44932 & 45305 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Twickenham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - Rast Croydon - Streatham Common - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Factory Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Twickenham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Weybridge Jn - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) 44932 & 45305 were to have replaced unavailable 70000 'Britannia' & 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'.
(2) From the letter sent to tour passengers by Steam Dreams: 'It is with great regret that I am writing to inform you that we have decided to cancel our evening tour on 22nd December due to the Met Office weather forecast for the end of next week.... With the cold weather forecast we are concerned that even a slight delay would have a negative impact on the evening tour (particularly as the evening is likely to be colder). We are, of course, mindful of people getting home safely when making our decision to cancel'.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & John Clifford

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Waterloo 18.30d 22.45a
Clapham Junction 18.45d 21.15a
Twickenham 19.00d 21.30a
Staines 19.35d 21.45d
Chertsey 19.45d 22.00a
Woking 20.05d -
Weybridge - 22.15a

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