28th August 2013

Railway Touring Company
The Dorset Coast Express

Locos Used (1) 47237 & steam: 45231 'The Sherwood Forester'
Stock Used 99241+99304+4994+1860+99350+99122+99127+99712+99125+99121

Route : 
1Z67 : London Victoria to Weymouth
1Z69 : Weymouth to London Waterloo (4)

Loco(s) Route
45231 (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 - Farnborough Main - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
47237 (3) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Southampton Central
45231 (2) Southampton Central - Redbridge - Romsey - Dean - Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn - Andover - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Farnborough Main - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes: 
(1) 45231 replaced unavailable 34046 'Braunton' and 47237 replaced unavailable 34067 'Tangmere'.
(2) 47237 on rear.
(3) 45231 on rear.
(4) The headcode was shown as 1Z71 in the tour brochure.


45231 on arrival into Weymouth (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Nick Bartlett & John Clifford (both on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Revised Actual
London Victoria 08.44d [P2] 08.46   - - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 08/49   - - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/52 [RVL] ?   - - -
Longhedge Jn 08/58 08.55 ~ 09.00   - - -
London Waterloo - -   21.38a [P19] 21.18a [UR] [P16] 21.14 [UR] [P16]
Clapham Junction 09/02 [P5] [DF] 09/03 [P5] [DF]   21/23 [P3] 21/09 [P8] 21/05 [P8]
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/12 [P3]   21/15 [P1] [US] - -
Brentford 09/15 [P2] 09/18   - - -
Hounslow 09/21 [P2] 09/23 [P2]   - - -
Richmond - -   21/07 [P2] - -
Twickenham - -   21/03 [P4] - -
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/25   21/00 - -
Feltham 09/24 [P2] 09/28 [P2]   20/58 [P1] - -
Staines 09.32a ~ 09.34d [P2] 09.33 ~ 09.35 [P2]   20.47a ~ 20.50d [P1] - -
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] 09/45 [P4]   20/35 [P3] - -
Addlestone Jn 09/53 09/54   20/19 - -
Wimbledon - -   - 21/03 [P6] 21/01 [P6]
New Malden - -   - 21/00 20/59
Surbiton - -   - 20/58 [P2] 20/56 [P2]
Hampton Court Jn - -   - 20/57  20/55 [UF]
Weybridge - -   - 20/50 20/49 [UF]
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [DS] 09/58 [DS]   20/16 [US] 20/49 20/48 [UF]
Woking 10.03a ~ 10.07d [P5] 10.06 ~ 10.09 [P5]   20.06a ~ 20.10d [P1] [US] 20.36a ~ 20.44d [P1] 20.35 ~ 20.42 [P1] [UF]
Woking Jn 10/08 [DS] 10/11   20/04 [US] 20/32 [US] 20/33 [US]
Pirbright Jn 10/14 [DS] 10/16 [DS]   19/57 [US] 20/25 [US] 20/26 [US]
Farnborough (Main) 10/18 [P2] 10/20 [P2]   19/53 [P1] 20/20 [P1] 20/20 [P1]
Fleet 10/22 [P2] 10/24 [P2]   19/50 [P1] 20/15 [P1] 20/16 [P1]
Winchfield 10w27a ~ 10w39d [P2] 10w29 ~ 10w40 [P2]   ? 20/11 [P1] 20/13 [P1]
Basingstoke 10.52a ~ 10.55d [P2] 10.53 ~ 10.55 [P2]   19w28a ~ 19w39d [P4] [US] 19w51a ~ 20w03d [P4] [US] 19w51 ~ 20w03 [P4] [US]
Worting Jn 10/59 [DF] 11/00 [DF]   19/21 [US] 19/47 [US] 19.40 ~ 19.43 [US]
Winchester 11/16 [P2] 11/16 [P2]   19/04 [P1] - -
Shawford Jn / Shawford 11/19 [DS] 11/20 [DS]   18/59 - -
Eastleigh 11/36 [P2] 11/37 [P2]   18*37a ~ 18*48d [P1] - -
St Denys 11/42 [P2] 11/44 [P2] [DS]   18/30 [P1] - -
Northam Jn 11/49 [DF] 11.48 ~ 11.49 [DS]   18/28 [UF] - -
Andover - -   - 19/25 [P1] 19/22 [P1]
Laverstock North Jn - -   - 19/07 19/06
Laverstock South Jn - -   - 19/05 19/04
Dean - -   - 18/55 18/54
Romsey - -   - 18/46 [P2] 18/46 [P2]
Redbridge - -   - 18/38 18/37
Southampton Central 11.53a ~ 11.56d [P3] [DS] 11.57 ~ 12.00 [P3] [DS]   18/25 [P1] 18.25 ~ 18.32 [P1] 18.25 ~ 18.30 [P1] [DS]
Redbridge 12/02 12/06   18/21 18/21 18/21
Beaulieu Road 12w10a ~ 12w20d [P2] 12w14 ~ 12w24 [P2]   18/14 18/14 18/15
Brockenhurst 12/27 [P3] 12/31 [P3]   18/09 [P2] 18/09 [P2] 18/10 [P2]
Bournemouth 12.48a ~ 12.50d [P3-P4] 12.49 ~ 12.51 [P3-P4]   17.47a ~ 17.50d [P3] 17.47 ~ 17.50 [P3] 17.47 ~ 17.52 [P4-P3]
Branksome 12/56 [P2] 12/58 [P2]   17/38 [P1] 17/31 [P1] 17/27 [P1]
Poole 13/01 [P2] 13/03 [P2]   17/29 [P1] 17/24 [P1] 17/20 [P1]
Wareham 13/12 [P2] 13/13 [P2]   17L10a ~ 17L16d [P1] 17/12 [P1] 17/08 [P1]
Wool 13/19 [P2] 13/18 [P2]   17/03 [P1] 17/03 [P1] 17/02 [P1]
Moreton 13/25 [P2] 13/22 [P2]   16/58 [P1] 16/58 [P1] 16/56 [P1]
Dorchester South 13/32 [P1] 13/31 [P2]   16/50 [P1] 16/50 [P1] 16/48 [P1]
Dorchester Jn 13/34 13/32   16/49 16/49 16/46
Weymouth 13.45a [P1] 13.43 [P2]   16.35d [P1] 16.35d [P2] 16.34 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z66 : ( 45231 with 47237 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z66 : (47237 with 45231 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to Victoria
5Z71 : (47237 with 45231 on rear) : Waterloo to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.20d 23.46a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45 23.24 ~ 23.36
Southall East Jn 06/46 23/23
West Ealing 06/48 [UR] 23/20
Acton West 06/50 [UR] 23/18
Acton Main Line 06/56 [GL] 23/12 [GL]
Acton Wells Jn 07/02 23/11
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 07/06 -
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.10 ~ 07.16 -
Acton Lane Reception Sdg 07.17 ~ 07.24 -
Willesden SW Sdgs - 22.20 ~ 23.08
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/26 22/13
North Pole Jn 07/27 22/12
Kensington Olympia 07.31 ~ 07.35 22.06 ~ 22.08
Latchmere Jn 07/43 21.42 ~ 21.58
Longhedge Jn 07/46 -
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/51 [RVL] -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 07/57 -
London Victoria 08.04a [P2] -
West London Jn - 21/39
Nine Elms Jn - 21/36
London Waterloo - 21.30d [P16]


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