9th July 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 67005 'Queen's Messenger' & 67006 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 4832+4836+1859+21241+4856+4831+1666+3115+3150+3096+13229

Route :
1Z82 : London Waterloo to Swanage
1Z84 : Swanage to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
67006 (1) London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Farnborough (Main) - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - St Denys - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Worgret Jn - Corfe Castle - Swanage
67005 (2) Swanage - (reverse of outward route) - (4) - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) 67005 on rear.
(2) 67006 on rear.
(3) The class 67s replaced 60163 'Tornado', due to the risk of lineside fires in hot weather.
(4) The return leg was booked to reverse in Southampton UGL and run via Andover. Confirmation required - did the return leg run via Winchester?


67006 approaching Sway on the outward leg (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Nick Bartlett, Nigel Benning & Claude Andrews

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Waterloo 09.45d [P19] [RVL] ?   22.14a [P19] 22.12
Nine Elms Jn 09/52 ?   22/09 ?
Queenstown Road 09/57 [WFL] ?   22/07 [RVL] ?
Clapham Junction 10.01a ~ 10.08d [P5] [FL] ?   22/03 [P7] 22/01
Barnes 10/16 [P4] ?   - -
Brentford 10/32 ?   - -
Hounslow 10/39 ?   - -
Feltham Jn 10/45 ?   - -
Feltham 10/50 [P2] ?   - -
Staines 10/57 [P2] ?   - -
Virginia Water 11/07 [P4] ?   - -
Addlestone Jn 11/16 ?   - -
Wimbledon - -   21/59 [P6] 21/56
New Malden - -   21/56 21/53
Surbiton - -   21/54 [P2] 21/47
Hampton Court Jn - -   21/53 21/46
Weybridge - -   21/46 21/41
Byfleet & New Haw 11/22 [DS] ?   21/45 -
Woking 11.34a ~ 11.38d [P5] ?   21.37a ~ 21.40d [P2] 21.33 ~ 21.35
Woking Jn 11/39 ?   21/36 21/31
Pirbright Jn 11/45 ?   21/32 ?
Farnborough (Main) 11/49 [P2] ?   21/29 21/19
Fleet 11/53 ?   21/25 ?
Winchfield 11w58 ~ 12w10 [P2] ?   21/22 ?
Basingstoke 12/20 [DS] [P1] [DS] ?   20w51 ~ 21w13 [P4] [UF] 20.53 ~ 20.58
Worting Jn 12/24 ? [DS]   20/44 [US] 20/40
Andover - -   20/23 [P1] [DIV]
Laverstock North Jn - -   20/05 [DIV]
Laverstock South Jn - -   20/03 [DIV]
Dean - -   19/53 [DIV]
Romsey - -   19/44 [P2] [DIV]
Redbridge - -   19/36 [DIV]
Winchester 12/40 [P2] ? [P2]   [DIV] ?
Shawford Jn 12/43 [DF] ?   [DIV] ?
Eastleigh 12/48 [P3] ? [DF]   [DIV] ?
St Denys 12/54 [P2] ?   [DIV] ?
Northam Jn 12/59 [DF] ?   [DIV] ?
Southampton Central 13/03 [P4] [DS] ? [DS]   [DIV] ?
Southampton [Up Goods Loop] - -   19.12 ~ 19.31 [DIV]
Redbridge 13/08 ?   19/06 19/50
Brockenhurst 13/22 [P3] ?   18/54 [P2] 19/36
Bournemouth 13.48a ~ 13.51d [P4] ?   18.31a ~ 18.34d [P2] 19.13 ~ 19.15
Branksome 13/58 [P2] ?   18/27 [P1] 19/08
Poole 14/03 [P2] ?   18/22 [P1] 19/03
Hamworthy 14/07 ?   18/19 ?
Wareham 14t14 ~ 14t18 [P2] ?   18t08 ~ 18t11 [P1] ? ~ 18.53
Worgret Jn 14.20 ~ 14.22 ?   18.03 ~ 18.05 ?
Motala GF 14t35 ~ 14t50 ?   17t35 ~ 17t50 ?
Norden 15/00 ?   17/25 ?
Corfe Castle 15.02 ~ 15.04 ?   17.20 ~ 17.23 ?
Harmans Cross 15/10 ?   17/15 ?
Swanage 15.20a [P2] ? [P2]   17.05d [P2] ?


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