31st August 2011

Steam Dreams
The
Cathedrals Express

Loco Used steam: 70000 'Britannia'
Stock Used 35465+21245+5276+3141+3146+3144+1692+3147+3112+3107+13227+1813+5322

Route :
1Z34 : Southend Central to Salisbury
1Z36 : Salisbury to Southend Central

Loco Route
70000 Southend Central Pitsea Basildon Upminster Barking Woodgrange Park - Leyton Midland Road South Tottenham Upper Holloway Junction Road Jn Gospel Oak West Hampstead Willesden Junction HL Acton Wells Jn South Acton Jn Kew East Jn Brentford Hounslow Feltham Jn Feltham Staines Virginia Water Addlestone Jn Byfleet & New Haw Woking Pirbright Jn Farnborough Basingstoke Worting Jn Andover Tunnel Jn Salisbury
70000 Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - Southend Central

Notes :
(1)
Delay between Brookwood and Farnborough on outward leg was due to a signal failure.

Sources : Nick Wason (on the train throughout to Staines on the return) & Geoffrey H. May

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Wason)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Southend Central 09.24d [P3] 09.27 [P3]   21.51a [P2] ?
Leigh-on-Sea 09/31 09/33 [P1]   21/46 ?
Pitsea 09/40 09/43   21/38 ?
Basildon 09.44a ~ 09.46d [P1] 09.47 ~ 09.49 [P1]   21.33a ~ 21.35d [P2] ?
Laindon 09/48 09/53 [P1]   21/30 ?
Upminster 08.58a ~ 10.00d [P1] 10.03 ~ 10.05 [P1]   21.19a ~ 21.21d [P2] ?
Barking Upney Jn 10/10 10/16 [UM] [UCL]   21/07 ?
Barking 10/12 10/20 [P8]   21/05 ?
Barking Station Jn 10.14 ~ 10.22 10/22   21/00 ?
Woodgrange Park 10/26 10/25   20/58 ?
Leyton Midland Road 10/35 10/34   20/49 ?
South Tottenham 10/45 10/43   20/40 ?
Harringay Park Jn 10/50 10/47   20/35 ?
Upper Holloway 10/53 10/50   20/30 ?
Junction Road Jn 10/54 10/52   20/28 ?
Gospel Oak 10/57 10/55   20/25 ?
West Hampstead 11.03a ~ 11.03d [P.W] 11.00 ~ 11.03 [P.W]   20.18a ~ 20.20d [P.E] ?
Kensal Green Jn 11/09 11/09   20/12 ?
Willesden Junction HL 11/10 11/10   20/10 ?
Acton Wells Jn 11/13 11/12   20/07 ?
South Acton Jn 11/19 11/23   19/57 ?
Kew East Jn 11/28 11/25   19/46 ?
Brentford 11/32 11/30   19/43 ?
Hounslow 11/37 11/38   19/38 ?
Feltham Jn 11/46 11.41 ~ 11.46   19/34 ?
Feltham 11/50 11/51   19/32 ?
Staines 11.56a ~ 11.59d [P2] 11.58 ~ 12.00 [P2]   19.21a ~ 19.24d [P1] 19.12 ~ 19.14 [P1]
Virginia Water 12/07 12/10   19/11 19/03
Chertsey 12.13 ~ 12.25 [P1] 12.15 ~ 12.26   ? 18/56
Addlestone Jn 12/30 12/32   18/58 18/53
Byfleet & New Haw 12/33 12/35 [DS]   18/55 18/50 [US]
Woking 12/42 12/46 [DF]   18/49 18/46 [US]
Woking Jn 12/42 12/47 [DF] [DS]   18/44 18/45 [US]
Brookwood ? 12/53 [DS]   18.27 ~ 18.40 [P1] 18.28 ~ 18.39 [P1]
Pirbright Jn 12/52 12/55 [DS]   18/24 18/24 [US]
Farnborough (Main) 12/56 13/08 [DS]   18/19 18/19 [US]
Fleet 13/00 13/12 [DS]   18/14 18/14 [US]
Basingstoke 13/12 13/32 [DF]   17/56 17.53 ~ 17.57 [US]
Worting Jn 13/15 13/37 [DF]   17/49 17/46 [UF] [US]
Andover 13/32 13/51   17/30 17/28
Tunnel Jn 13/50 14/05   17/09 17/09
Salisbury 13.53a [P4] 14.09 [P4]   17.05d [P2] 17.05 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z34 : (67029 & stock) : Crewe to Wembley
5Z34 : (67029 & stock with 70000 & support coach on rear) : Wembley to Southend
5Z38 : (67029 & stock with 70000 & support coach on rear) : Shoeburyness to Wembley?
5Z38 : (67029 & stock) : Wembley? to Crewe

Location Booked Actual   Booked (rtn)
Crewe ??.??d ?   04.43a [Basford Hall]
Milton Keynes Central ? ?   02/18
Wembley Yard South Jn ? ?   00/25
Barking ? 06/44   23/41
Southend ??.??a ??.??a   ?
Shoeburyness - -   22.50d


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