3rd May 2012

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 66001, 67025 & steam: 35028 ' Clan Line'
Stock Used 17096+4856+4831+4832+1859+13229+13227+3148+3125+1730+3115+3150+35185

Route : 
1Z91 : London Victoria to Exeter St Davids
1Z92 : Exeter St Davids to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
35028 (1) 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 - Andover - Salisbury - Gillingham - Sherborne - Yeovil Junction - Honiton - Exeter St Davids
35028 (3) Exeter St Davids - Cowley Bridge Jn - Tiverton Parkway - Taunton - Cogload Jn - Castle Cary [sig. 749]
66001 (4) Castle Cary [sig. 749] - Yeovil Pen Mill - Yeovil Junction
35028 Yeovil Junction - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked by 67025 from London Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(2) 35028 'Clan Line' preplaced unavailable 34046 'Braunton'.
(3) 66001 on rear.
(4) 35028 on rear.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & John Clifford)

Location Booked (out) Actual Booked (rtn) Actual
Victoria 08.44d [P2] [FL] 08.44 [P2] [FL] 23.00a [P8] 23.01 [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 08/48 22/57 22/57 [SL]
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/52 [RVL] 08/50 22/52 22/55
Longhedge Jn 08/56 08/51 22/50 [RVL] 22/43 [RVL]
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [FL] 09/05 [P5] [FL 22/46 [P3] 22/49
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/11 [P3] 22/38 [P1] [SL] 22/39
Brentford 09/15 09/17 [P2] 22/33 22/33 [P1]
Hounslow 09/21 09/23 [P2] 22/29 22/29 [P1]
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/26 22/26 22/26
Feltham 09/25 [P2] 09/28 [P2] 22/24 [P1] 22/23 [P1]
Staines 09/32 [P2] 09/33 [P2] 22.12a ~ 22.15d [P1] 22.11 ~ 22.15 [P1]
Virginia Water 09/43 [P4] 09/42 [P4] 22/01 [P3] 21.59 ~ 22.01 [P3]
Addlestone Jn 09/51 09/51 21/50 21/48
Byfleet & New Haw 09/55 [SL] 09/54 [SL] 21/47 21/45 [SL]
Woking 10.03a ~ 10.06d [P5] 10.03 ~ 10.07 [P5] 21.38a ~ 21.41d [P1] 21.33 ~ 21.38 [P1] [SL]
Woking Jn 10/08 [FL] 10/08 [FL] 21/37 21/31 [SL]
Pirbright Jn ? ? 21/31 [SL] 21/27 [SL]
Farnborough Main 10/18 10/20 [FL] 21/27 [P1] 21/24 [P1]
Basingstoke 10.33a ~ 10.35d [P1] [FL] 10.35 ~ 10.37 [P1] [FL] 20.54a ~ 21.11d [P4] [FL] 20.53 ~ 21.08 [P4] [SL]
Worting Jn 10/38 10/43 20/50 [FL] 20/48 [SL]
Andover 10/56 [P2] 10/57 [P2] 20/30 [P1] 20/33 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 11/13 11/11 20/12 20/15
Salisbury 11w16a ~ 11w26 [P4] 11.14 ~ 11.26 [P4] 19w57a ~ 20w09d [P4] 19.57 ~ 20.10 [P4]
Wilton Jn 11/30 11/31 19/53 19/51
Tisbury Loop 11/42 11/44 19.31a ~ 19.40d 19/40
Gillingham 11.50a ~ 12.02d [P1] 11w53 ~ 12w03 [P1] 19.17a ~ 19.21d 19.23 ~ 19.24
Templecombe 12/14 [ML] 12/13 [ML] 19/10 19/17
Sherborne 12/21 [P2] 12/21 [P2] 19/04 [P1] 19/02
Yeovil Junction 12/29 [P2] 12/29 [P2] 18L09a ~ 18L59d 18.27 ~ 18.54

 

Location Booked Actual
Chard Jn SB 12w47a ~ 13w25d 12.54 ~ 13.16
Axminster East Jn 13/30 [DM] 13/23 [DM]
Axminster 13/32 [P2] 13/24 [P2]
Axminster West Jn 13/35 13/25
Honiton 13.47a ~ 13.50d [P1] 13.42 ~ 13.48 [P1]
Pinhoe 14/12 14/05
Exmouth Jn 14/17 14.11 ~ 14.18
Exeter Central 14.22a ~ 14.26d [P2] 14.25 ~ 14.30 [P2]
Exeter St Davids [P3] 14L30a ~ 16L29d [P4] [P3] 14.33 ~ 16.34 [P6]
Cowley Bridge Jn 16/32 16/38
Tiverton Loop 16/45 16/53
Tiverton Parkway 16/47 [P2] 16/55 [P2]
Whiteball 16/51 17/01
Norton Fitzwarren Jn 16/59 17/07
Taunton 17/01 [P4] 17/10 [P4]
Cogload Jn 17/06 17/16
Athelney Crossing 17/11 17/19
Somerton 17/20 17/27
Castle Cary 17.32a ~ 14/40
Castle Cary sig. 749 - 17.42 ~ 17.45
Castle Cary ~ 17.40d [P2] 17/48 [P2]
Yeovil Pen Mill 18.00a ~ 18.02d [P1] 18.13 ~ 18.19 [P3]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z91 : (67025 propelling) : Southall Depot to Southall
5Z91 : (67025) : Southall to Battersea Loop
5Z91 : (35028 with 67025 on rear) : Battersea Loop to Stewarts Lane
5Z91 : (67025 with 35028 on rear) : Stewarts Lane to London Victoria
5Z94 : (67025 with 35028 on rear) : London Victoria to Voltaire Road Jn
5Z94 : (35028 with 67025 on rear) : Voltaire Road Jn to Longhedge Loop
5Z94 : (67025 with 35028 on rear) : Longhedge Loop to Battersea Loop
5Z94 : (67025) : Battersea Loop to Southall
5Z94 : (67025 ?propelling?) : Southall to Southall Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.15d [GL] 01.50a
Southall 06.26 ~ 06.34 01.16 ~ 01.40
Southall East Jn 06/35 [RL] 01/15 [RL]
West Ealing 06/38 [RL] ?
Acton West 06/43 [RL] 01/11 [RL]
Acton Main Line 06/47 01/06 [RL]
Acton Wells Jn 06/50 01/03
Willesden SWS 06/56 [REV] 00/59
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/00 00/57
North Pole Jn 07/01 00/56
Kensington Olympia 07.05 ~ 07.08 [P3] 00.49 ~ 00.53 [P2]
Latchmere Jn 07/14 00/53
Longhedge Jn 07/22 [RVL] 00/40
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/24 00/32 [RVL]
Battersea Loop 07.27 ~ 07.50 23.53 ~ 00.28
Stewarts Lane Jn 07.54 ~ 07.59 23/50
Longhedge Jn - 23.43 ~ 23.48 [RVL]
Voltaire Road Jn - 23.36 ~ 23.40
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/01 [SL] 23/33
Victoria 08.04a [P2] 23.30d [P2] [FL]

5Z90 : (35028) : Exeter St Davids to Riverside Yard
5Z92 : (66001 with 35028 on rear) : Riverside Yard to Exeter St Davids

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Exeter St Davids 14.35d [P3] 14.35d [P3]   16.23a [P4] 16.28 [P6]
Riverside Yard 14.37a ?   16.20d ?

5Z89 : (35028 propelling coach 17096) : Stewarts Lane Depot to Battersea Loop
5Z95 : (35028 propelling coach 17096) : Battersea Loop to Stewarts Lane Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Stewarts Lane Depot 07.25d 00.10a
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/30 00/04
Battersea Loop 07.35a 00.01d

0Z89 : (67025) : London Victoria to Stewarts Lane Depot
0Z93 : (67025) : Stewarts Lane Depot to London Victoria

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Victoria 08.44d [P2] [FL] 08.45 [P2] [FL]   23.05a ?
Battersea Pier Jn 08.48 ~ 08.50 08.48 ~ ??.??   23/05 [SL] ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/55 ?   23/00 ?
Stewarts Lane Depot 09.00a ?   22.55d ?

0Z90 : (66001) : Alexandra Dock Jn to Riverside Yard
0Z92 : (66001) : Yeovil Junction to Alexandra Dock Jn

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Alexandra Dock Jn 11.10d [RL] 23.05a
Gaer Jn 11/14 ?
Newport 11/18 [URL] 23/00 [DRL]
Maindee West Jn 11/20 22/55 [RL]
Llanwern West Jn 11/25 22/49
Severn Tunnel Junction 11/40 [P4] 22/36 [P3] [RL]
Severn Tunnel West 1/41 22/35
Severn Tunnel East 11/46 22/30
Pilning 11/48 [P1] 22/27 [P2]
Patchway 11/53 [P1] 22/23 [P2]
Filton Abbey Wood 12/03 [P1] 22/21 [P3]
Narroways Hill Jn 12/09 22/17
Dr Days Jn 12/12 [ML] 22/14

 

Location Booked
Bristol East Jn 12/13 [DF]
Bristol Temple Meads 12.15 ~ 12.32 [DT]
Bristol West Jn 12/34
Yatton Loop 12.50 ~ 13.05
Worle Jn 13/11
Uphill Jn 13/16
Bridgwater 13/28
Cogload Jn 13/35
Taunton East Jn 13/40 [UDR]
Taunton 13.43 ~ 13.46 [P2] [RL]
Norton Fitzwarren 13/51
Whiteball 13/59
Sampford Peverel 14/02 [P1]
Tiverton Junction 14/04
Cowley Bridge Jn 14/17
Riverside Yard 14.20a
Yeovil Junction 19.45d [DS]
Yeovil Pen Mill 19/50 [P1]
Castle Cary 20/06 [P3]
Witham 20/15
Blatchbridge Jn 20/21
Clink Road Jn 20/24
Fairwood Jn 20/29
Westbury 20.33 ~ 20.42 [P1]
Bradford South Jn 20/55
Bathampton Jn 21/10
Bath Spa 21/17 [P1]
Bath Spa GL 21.20 ~ 21.58
North Somerset Jn 22/10

Timings continue in first table.

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