15th August 2012

Railway Touring Company
The
Dorset Coast Express

Locos Used steam: 34067 'Tangmere' & 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used (1) (35518+) 99122+99125+99712+99127+99121+99350+1860+99318+9104 (+14099)

Route :
1Z94 : London Victoria to Weymouth
1Z95 : Weymouth to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
34067 (2) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
70013 (3) Weymouth - Dorchester South
70013 Dorchester South - (reverse of outward route) - Byfleet & New Haw - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) 35518 was only in the consist when 34067 was hauling the train, 14099 was only in the consist when 70013 was hauling the train.
(2) Banked by 37516 from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(3) 34067 providing assistance on rear.

Sources : John Clifford (on the tour throughout), Nick Bartlett, Mark Herriott & Chris Bracey

Photo Review


34067 departs Bournemouth in a downpour (photo: Nick Bartlett)


In better conditions 70013 & 34067 depart Weymouth (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett and Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.44d [P2] [FL] 08.44 [P2] [FL]   - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/49 08/48   - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/53 [RVL] 08/51   - -
Longhedge Jn 08/57 08/53   - -
London Waterloo - -   20.48a [P16] 20.50 [P16]
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [DF] 09/03 [P5] [DF]   20/39 [P8] [UM] 20/38 [P8] [UM]
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/09 [P3]   - -
Brentford 09/15 09/16 [P2]   - -
Hounslow 09/21 09/22 [P2]   - -
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/24   - -
Feltham 09/25 [P2] 09/27 [P2]   - -
Staines 09.32a ~ 09.34d [P2] 09.33 ~ 09.37 [P2]   - -
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] 09/46 [P4]   - -
Addlestone Jn 09/53 09/54   - -
Wimbledon - -   20/34 [P6] 20/32 [P6]
New Malden - -   20/31 [UF] 20/30 [UF]
Surbiton - -   20/29 [P2] [UF] 20/28 [P2] [UF]
Hampton Court Jn - -   20/27 [UF] 20/27 [UF]
Weybridge - -   20/21 [P2] 20/21 [UF]
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [DS] 09/57 [DS]   20/19 20/19 [UF]
Woking 10.03a ~ 10.06d [P5] 10.05 ~ 10.08 [P5] [DS]   20.08a ~ 20.12d [P1] 20.04 ~ 20.14 [P1] [UF]
Woking Jn 10/07 10/09 [DS]   20/07 20/03 [US]
Pirbright Jn 10/13 10/16 [DS]   20/00 19/55 [US]
Farnborough (Main) 10/17 [P2] 10/19 [P2]   19/55 [P1] 19/50 [P1]
Fleet 10/21 10/27   19/51 19/45 [P1]
Winchfield 10w26a ~ 10w39d [P2] 10w29 ~ 10w39 [P2]   ? ?
Basingstoke 10.52a ~ 10.55d [P2] [DS] 10.55 ~ 11.03 [P2] [DS]   19w28a ~ 19w39d [P4] [US] 19.28 ~ 19.33 [P4] [US]
Worting Jn 11/00 11/08   19/21 [US] 19/20 [US]
Winchester 11/16 [P2] 11/21 [P2]   19/03 [P1] 19/04 [P1]
Shawford Jn // Shawford 11/19 [DS] 11/25 [DS]   18/58 19/00
Eastleigh 11/33 [P2] 11.35 ~ 11.39 [P2]   18w36a ~ 18w47d [P1] [US] 18w39 ~ 18w50 [P1] [US]
St Denys 11/40 [P2] 11/48 [P2]   18/30 [P1] 18/28 [P1]
Northam Jn 11/43 [DF] 11/50 [DF]   18/28 [UF] 18/26 [US]
Southampton Central 11.46a ~ 11.48d [P3] [DS] 11.53 ~ 11.54 [P3] [DS]   18/26 [UF] [P1] 18/24 [UF] [P1]
Redbridge 12/03 12/02   18/21 18/20
Beaulieu Road 12w11a ~ 12w21d [P2] 12w12 ~ 12w21 [P2]   ? ?
Brockenhurst 12/28 [P3] 12/29 [P3]   18/09 [P2] 18/08 [P2]
Bournemouth Central 12.48a ~ 12.51d [P3] 12.53 ~ 12.54 [P3]   17.47a ~ 17.49d [P2] 17.33 ~ 17.49 [P3]
Branksome 12/56 [P2] 13/02 [P2]   17/38 [P1] 17/25 [P1]
Poole 13/01 [P2] 13/08 [P2]   17/24 [P1] 17/19 [P1]
Wareham 13/13 [P2] 13/17 [P2]   17L08a ~ 17L14d [P1] 17/09 [P1]
Wool 13/22 [P2] 13/23 [P2]   17/01 [P1] 17/04 [P1]
Moreton 13/28 13/29 [P2]   16/57 17/00 [P1]
Dorchester South 13/35 [P1] 13/41 [P2]   16/50 [P1] 16L48 ~ 16L52 [P1]
Dorchester Jn 13/37 13/42   16/49 16/47
Weymouth 13.45a 13.53 [P2]   16.35d [P2] 16.35 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z93 : (37516 with 34067 on rear) : Southall to Victoria
5Z97 : (37516 with 70013 on rear) : Waterloo to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.20d 23.45a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45 23.22 ~ 23.35
Southall East Jn 06/46 23/21 [GL]
West Ealing 06/49 [UR] ?
Acton West 06/53 [UR] 23/15 [DR]
Acton Main Line 06/56 [UR] 23/12 [DR]
Acton Wells Jn 07/02 23/10
Willesden SW Sdgs 07.05 ~ 07.34 22.18 ~ 23.08
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/38 22/14
North Pole Jn 07/39 22/12
Kensington Olympia 07.44 ~ 07.48 22.05 ~ 22.07 [P2]
Latchmere Jn 07/55 21.30 ~ 21.58
Longhedge Jn 07/58 -
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/59 [RVL] -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/01 -
Victoria 08.04a [P2] -
West London Jn - 21/27
Nine Elms Jn - 21/23
Waterloo - 21.18d [P16]

5Z95 : (70013 with 14099) : Yeovil Junction to Jersey Sidings
5Z96 : (34067 with 35518) :  Jersey Sidings to Yeovil Junction

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Yeovil Junction 14.00d 20.45a
Yeovil Pen Mill 14.09 ~ 14.29 20.13 ~ 20.38
Maiden Newton 14.56 ~ 15.02 19.26 ~ 19.45
Dorchester West 15/14 19/10
Dorchester Jn 15/15 19/09
Weymouth 15.23 ~ 15.26 18.57 ~ 19.00
Jersey Sidings 15.29a 18.55d

0Z94 : (34067) : Wareham to Poole Sidings - cancelled
0Z94 : (34067 with 35518) : Poole Sidings to Weymouth - from Dorchester South only

Location Booked
Wareham 17.21d
Poole Sidings 17.30 ~ 17.44
Wareham 17/57
Wool 18/02
Moreton 18/07
Dorchester South 18/13
Dorchester Jn 18/14
Weymouth 18.22 ~ 18.27 [P1]
Jersey Sidings 18.30a

0Z93 : (37516) : London Victoria to Willesden Depot
0Z95 : (37516) : Willesden Depot to London Victoria

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
London Victoria 08.44d [P2] -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08.49 ~ 08.51 -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/58 -
Longhedge Jn 09/04 -
London Waterloo - 21.00a [P16]
Nine Elms Jn - 20/44
West London Jn - 20.30 ~ 20.41
Latchmere Jn 09/12 20/26
Kensington Olympia 09/20 20/20
North Pole Jn 09/26 20/15
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/27 20/13
Willesden WL Jn 09/29 20/11
Willesden No.7 Jn 09/31 20/07
Wembley Yard 09.36 ~ 09.41 19.47 ~ 19.53
Harlesden Jn 09/53 19/29
Willesden Depot 10.00a 19.20d


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