26th March 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 67016 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used (3) 35333+4836+1859+4831+13230+35185+4832+4856+3115+1730+3150

Route :
1Z78 : Newbury to Canterbury West
1Z79 : Canterbury West to Newbury

Loco(s) Route
60163 (2) Newbury - Theale - Southcote Jn - Reading - Wokingham - Ascot - Virginia Water - Staines - Feltham - Twickenham - Richmond - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International - Canterbury West - Minster - Deal - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - Headcorn - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Petts Wood Jn - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Bellingham - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - (reverse of outward route) - Newbury

Notes : 
(1) 60163 'Tornado' replaced unavailable 70000 'Britannia'.

(2) 67016 on rear.
(3) Stock confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Newbury 07.37d [P2] 07.37 20.54a 21.19
Theale 07.49a ~ 07.51d 07.51 ~ 07.54 20.33a ~ 20.37d 20.56 ~ 20.58
Southcote Jn 07/57 07/59 20/27 20/49
Reading 08.03a ~ 08.05d [P7] 08.03 ~ ? 20.14a ~ 20.21d [P7] 20.40 ~ 20.44
Reading New Jn 08/07 ? 20/12 ?
Reading Spur Jn 08/25 08/24 20/00 20/36
Earley 08/28 08/29 19/57 20/32
Wokingham 08/34 [P1] 08/35 19/51 [P2] 20/27
Bracknell 08.41a ~ 08.44d [P1] 08.42 ~ 08.48 19.41a ~ 19.44d [P2] 20.18 ~ 20.21
Ascot 08w50a ~ 09w00d [P1] 08.53 ~ 09.03 19w23a ~ 19w35d [P1] 19.47 ~ 20.09
Virginia Water 09/10 [P1] 09/11 19/13 [P2] 19/37
Staines 09.20a ~ 09.22d [P1] 09.18 ~ 09.22 19.01a ~ 19.04d [P2] 19.26 ~ 19.30
Feltham 09/29 [P1] 09/28 18/55 19/16
Feltham Jn 09/31 ? 18/53 ?
Whitton Jn 09/32 ? - -
Twickenham 09/35 [P4] 09/34 - -
St Margarets 09/36 ? - -
Richmond 09/38 [P2] 09/38 - -
Hounslow - - 18/51 19/07
Brentford - - 18/46 18/59
Barnes 09/46 [P1] [US] 09/43 18.36a ~ 18.38d [P4] 18.46 ~ 18.47
Clapham Junction 09.53a ~ 09.55d [P3] 09.49 ~ 09.55 18/27 [P5] [DF] 18/38
Longhedge Jn 09/59 ? 18/23 ?
Factory Jn 10/01 [AL] 10/01 18/21 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 10/02 10/01 18/19 [AL] 18/30
Brixton - - 18/17 ?
Cambria Jn - - 18/15 ?
Denmark Hill 10/06 [P2] 10/06 18/13 [P3] 18/24
Crofton Road Jn 10/10 10/10 18/12 18/24
Nunhead 10/15 [P2] 10/13 18/09 [P1] 18/20
Bellingham 10/19 10/18 18/04 18/12
Shortlands Jn 10/23 [DF] 10/22 18/01 18/08
Bromley South 10.25a ~ 10.28d [P2] 10.24 ~ 10.29 17.54a ~ 17.58d [P3] 18.02 ~ 18.04
Bickley Jn 10/31 [DSV] 10/34 17/51 [US] 17/58
Petts Wood Jn 10/34 [DS] 10/36 17/49 [USV] 17/57
Orpington 10/36 [P3] 10/38 17/43 [P2] 17/52
Sevenoaks 10/45 [P3] 10/49 17/33 [P1] 17/39
Tonbridge 10/54 [DF] 10/57 17/23 [UF] 17/28
Paddock Wood 11/03 [DM] 11/04 17w04a ~ 17w15d [P1] ? ~ 17.19
Headcorn 11w18a ~ 11w33d 11.19 ~ 11.32 16/53 [UM] 16/51
Ashford International 11/49 [DM] 11/48 16/38 16/38

 

Location Booked Actual
Wye 11/59 ?
Canterbury West 12.10a ~ 14.52d [P2] 12.07 ~ 14.55
Minster 15/29 15/14
Minster South Jn 15/37 ?
Sandwich 15/44 15/43
Deal 15/50 15/50
Buckland Jn 16/04 ?
Dover Priory 16/06 [P1] 16/09
Folkestone Central 16/21 16/22
Saltwood Jn 16/26 16/26

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z77 : (67016?) : Wembley Yard to Southall Yard
5Z77 : (67016 with 60163 on rear?) : Southall Yard to Woodborough
5Z78 : (60163 with 67016 on rear?) : Woodborough  to Newbury
5Z80 : (67016 with 60163 on rear?) : Newbury to Southall Yard
5Z80 : (67016?) : Southall Yard to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 03.43d 23.50a
Willesden No.7 Jn 03/53 23/41
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 03/55 23/36
Acton Wells Jn 03/59 23/34
Acton Main Line 04/02 23.28 ~ 23.31
Acton West 04/05 23/26
Southall Yard 04L14 ~ 04L48 22L54 ~ 23L19
Heathrow Airport Jn 04/55 22/50
Slough 05/02 22/42
Maidenhead 05/08 22/36
Twyford 05/15 22/27
Reading 05.22 ~ 05.24 21.33 ~ 22.20
Southcote Jn 05/28 21/27
Newbury 05/51 21.09d
Bedwyn 06/09 -
Woodborough 06.23 ~ 06.53 [DGL] -
Bedwyn 07/13 -
Newbury 07.29a -


Back to "The Railtour Files"