5th July 2012

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 66132, 67006 'Royal Sovereign' & steam: 4464 'Bittern'
Stock Used (3) (21268)+3148+3144+3110+1692+3107+3140+13227+21245+4927+1832+5040+5322

Route : 
1Z84 : Lewes to Oxford
1Z85 : Oxford to Lewes

Loco(s) Route
66132 (2) Lewes - Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - Gatwick Airport - Redhill - Stoats Nest Jn - Purley - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - Bromley Jn - Crystal Palace - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden WL Jn
4464 Willesden WL Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford
4464 Oxford - (reverse of outward route) - Willesden SW Sidings
66132 (2) Willesden SW Sidings - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Streatham Common - Selhurst - East Croydon - (reverse of outward route) - Lewes

Notes:
(1) This tour was originally advertised to be hauled by 60163 'Tornado' from Lewes to Oxford and return, but this was unavailable. The tour was altered at short notice to run with Top & Tail diesel locos from Lewes to Willesden SW Sidings and return, then 4464 to Oxford and return.
(2) 67006 on rear.
(3) 21268 was only in consist when 4464 was on the train.
(4) Routing after Kensington Olympia on the return leg is required - John Clifford suspects the train may have been routed via Clapham Junction.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & John Clifford

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

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Lewes 09.00d [P2] 09.05 [P2] 22.00a [P1] ?
Keymer Jn 09/15 09/17 21/48 ?
Haywards Heath 09.20a ~ 09.26d [P3] 09.23 ~ 09.27 [P3] 21.21a ~ 21.43d [P1] ?
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 09/33 [SL] 09/37 [SL] 20.57 ~ 21.14 ?
Three Bridges 09.51 ~ 09.53 [P2] 09/51 [P2] [SL] 20/51 [P3] [SL] ?
Gatwick Airport 09/57 [P1] [SL] 09/59 [P1] [SL] 20/47 [P3] [SL] ?
Earlswood 10/04 [P1] 10/07 [P1] 20/42 [P2] [SL] ?
Redhill 10.07a ~ 10.10d [P1] 10.10 ~ 10.13 [P1] 20.38a ~ 20.40d [P3] ?
Stoats Nest Jn 10/21 [SL] 10/23 [SL] 20/30 [SL] ?
Purley 10.23a ~ 10.25d [P3] [SL] 10.25 ~ 10.27 [P3] [SL] 20.27a ~ 20.29d [P4] ?
South Croydon 10/31 [P3] [SL] 10/32 [P3] [SL] 20/20 [P4] [SL] ?
East Croydon 10/35 [P4] [SL] 10/36 [P4] [SL] 20/17 [P5] [SL] ?
Windmill Bridge Jn 10/36 [SL] 10/38 [SL] 20/16 [SL] ?
Norwood Junction 10/38 [P1] 10/41 [P1]  
Bromley Jn 10/39 10/42  
Crystal Palace 10/41 [P1] 10/46 [P1]  
West Norwood 10/46 10/51  
Selhurst   20/15 [P1] [SL] ?
Streatham Common   20/07 [P1] [SL] ?
Streatham   20/02 [P1] ?
Tulse Hill 10/48 [P3] 10/53 [P3] 19/58 [P4] ?
Herne Hill 10/55 [P2] 10/57 [P1] 19/54 [P3] ?
Brixton 10/58 [P1] 10/59 [P1] 19/52 ?
Shepherds Lane 10/59 [AL] 11/00 [AL ? ?
Voltaire Road Jn 11/00 [AL] 11/02 [AL] 19/50 ?
Factory Jn 11/02 11/03 19/49 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 11/04 11/04 19/47 ?
Latchmere Jn 11/07 11/07 19/43 ?
Kensington Olympia 11.14a ~ 11.17d [P2] 11.14 ~ 11.15 [P2] 19.33a ~ 19.37d [P3] 20.14 ~ 20.15 [P3]
North Pole Jn ? ? 19/28 20/11
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/22 [REV] 11/23 [REV] 19/27 20.06 ~ 20.09
Willesden WL Jn ? 11L29 ~ 12L31   ? ?
Willesden SW Sidings 11L26 ~ 12L10 12/33 19L09 ~ 19L23 19.11 ~ 20.03
Acton Wells Jn 12/18 12/35 19/06 19/08
Acton Main Line 12/25 [RL] 12/40 [RL] 19/00 [RL] 19/06
Acton West 12/28 [RL] 12/42 [RL] 18/58 [RL] 18/59 [RL]
West Ealing ? ?   18/54 [RL] 18/57 [RL]
Southall 12/36 [RL] 12/46 [RL] 18/49 [RL] 18/53 [RL]
Airport Jn 12/40 [RL] 12/48 [RL] 18/46 [RL] 18/48 [RL]
Slough 12/48 [P4] [RL] 13/02 [P4] [RL] 18/37 [P5] [RL] 18/37 [P5] [RL]
Maidenhead 13/00 [P3] [RL] 13/10 [P3] [RL] 18/29 [P4] [RL] 18/30 [P4] [RL]
Twyford 13/08 [P3] [RL] 13/17 [P3] [RL] 18w13 ~ 18w22 [P4] [RL] 18.14 ~ 18.21 [P4] [RL]
Reading 13/16 [P9] [RL] 13/23 [P9] [RL] 18/04 [P10] [RL] 18/04 [P10] [RL]
Reading West Jn 13/18 [RL] 13/25 [RL] 18/02 [RL] 18/02 [RL]
Didcot East Jn 13/31 13/40 17/38 [RL] 17/41 [RL]
Didcot North Jn 13/32 13/41 17/36 17/40
Kennington Jn 13/40 13/48 17/25 17/33
Oxford U&DPL 13/42 13/53  
Oxford 13.47a [P1] 13.56 [P1] 17.21d [P1] 17.28 [P1]


Associated Light Engine & E.C.S. Workings

5Z84 : 66132 (with 67006 on rear): Southall Depot Southall
5Z84 : 67006 (with 66132 on rear): Southall Hampden Park Signal 6
5Z84 : 66132 (with 67006 on rear): Hampden Park Signal 6 Lewes
5Z86 : 66132 (with 67006 on rear): Lewes Lewes Signal LW58
5Z86 : 67006 (with 66132 on rear): Lewes Signal LW58 Southall
5Z86 : 66132 (with 67006 on rear): Southall Southall Depot

Location Booked Actual   Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 05.10d [GL] ?   01.00a
Southall Yard 05.19 ~ 05.27 [GL] ?   00.42 ~ 00.50 [GL]
Southall East Jn 05/28 [RL] ?   00/41 [GL]
West Ealing 05/31 [RL] ?   ?
Acton Main Line 05/35 ?   00/31 [GL]
Acton Wells Jn 05/38 ?   00/22
Willesden SW Sidings 05/40 [REV] ?   00/19
Mitre Bridge Jn 05/43 ?   00/14 [REV]
North Pole Jn 05/44 ?   00/13
Kensington Olympia 05.48 ~ 05.50 [P3] ?   00.07a ~ 00.09d
Latchmere Jn 05/57 ?   23/59
Longhedge Jn 06/02 ?   23/56
Factory Jn 06/04 [AL] ?   23/53
Voltaire Road Jn 06/05 ?   23/52 [AL]
Shepherds Lane ? ?   23/50 [AL]
Brixton 06/07 [P2] ?   23/49
Herne Hill 06/09 [P3] ?   23/47 [P2]
Tulse Hill 06/14 ?   23/43
Streatham 06/17 [P1] ?   23/39 [P2] [P2]
Streatham Common 06/20 [P1] [SL] ?   23/36 [P2]
Selhurst 06/34 [P1] [SL] ?   23/30 [P2] [SL]
Windmill Bridge Jn 06/35 [SL] ?   23/28 [SL]
East Croydon 06/37 [P5] [RVS] ?   23/26 [P4] [SL]
Purley 06/48 [P4] [SL] ?   23/18 [P3] [SL]
Stoats Nest Jn 06/50 ?   23/15 [SL]
Redhill 07/02 [DML] ?   [QL]
Gatwick Airport 07/12 [P3] [SL] ?   22/56 [P4] [FL]
Three Bridges 07/17 [P3] [SL] ?   22/51 [P4] [FL]
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 07/20 ?   22/47 [FL]
Haywards Heath 07.29 ~ 07.41 [P1] ?   22/37 [P3]
Keymer Jn 07/46 ?   22/32
Lewes 08/02 [P1] ?   22/12 [P2]
Southerham Jn 08/04 ?   -
Polegate 08/16 [P2] ?   -
Willingdon Jn 08/19 ?   -
Hampden Park Sig 6 08.24 ~ 08.29 ?   -
Willingdon Jn 08/35 ?   -
Polegate 08/38 [P1] ?   -
Southerham Jn 08/52 ?   -
Lewes sig LW58   22.05 ~ 22.10
Lewes 08.57a [P2] 08.56 [P2]   22.03d [P1]

5Z83: 4464: Oxford Oxford Up Carriage Sidings
5Z85: 4464: Oxford Up Carriage Sidings Oxford

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Oxford 13.50d [P1] 14.03   17.18a [P1] 17.24
Oxford Up CS 13.52a ?   17.15d ?

0Z83 : (4464) : Oxford CS to Foxhall Jn
0Z83 : (4464) : Foxhall Jn to Didcot Parkway
0Z83 : (4464) : Didcot Parkway to Oxford CS

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Oxford CS 14.45d 15.25a
Oxford 14/46 [P1] 15.23 ~ 15.24 [P1]
Kennington Jn 14/49 15/18
Didcot North Jn 15/00 15/11
Foxhall Jn 15.03 ~ 15.05 -
Didcot Parkway 15.07a 15.09d

04/07/2012 : 0Z84 : (?????) : Wembley Yard to Southall
04/07/2012 : 0Z84 : (?????) : Southall to Southall Depot
06/07/2012 : 0Z84 : (?????) : Southall Depot to Southall
06/07/2012 : 0Z84 : (?????) : Southall to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 21.00d 05.55a
Wembley Yard South Jn 21/04 [UR] 05/48
Willesden No.7 21/06 05/47 [DR]
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 21/12 05/44
Acton Wells Jn 21/18 05/42
Acton Main Line 21/26 [RL] 05/39
Acton West 21/29 [RL] 05/36 [GL]
West Ealing ? 05/32  [RL]
Southall East Jn 21/35 [GL] 05/29 [RL]
Southall 21.36 ~ 21.45 05.20 ~ 05.28 [GL]
Southall Depot 21.55a 05.10d [GL]

?Z?? : (4464 hauling 21268) : Southall Depot to Willesden
?Z?? : (4464 hauling 21268) : Willesden to Southall Depot


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