10th September 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 66172 & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 21249+3096+3115+3150+1666+4856+4831+21241+13230+4836+1859+4832

Route :
1Z82 : London Victoria to Sheffield Park
1Z84 : Sheffield Park to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
60163 (1) London Victoria - Battersea Pier Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Oxted - East Grinstead - Horsted Keynes - Sheffield Park
66172 (2) Sheffield Park - Horsted Keynes - East Grinstead - Oxted - South Croydon
60163 (1) South Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Reigate - Shalford - Guildford - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - Staines - Feltham - Twickenham - Richmond - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Battersea Pier Jn - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 66172 on rear.
(2) 60163 on rear.
(3) This was the first steam hauled railtour to the Bluebell Railway, to arrive off the national network, since the East Grinstead extension was opened in 2013. 
It ran within days of the 50th anniversary of the last steam worked through tour from London, although that ran via Haywards Heath and Ardingly. 
60163 carried the original 'The Blue Belle' headboard, as used on the 'The Scottish Belle' tour of 15/09/63. 
(4) On the Bluebell Railway steam locomotives: 323 + 592 (double headed) & 263, were in operation.
(5) The return leg was delayed at Battersea Pier Jn, due to 66172 shutting down on the rear of the train.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.43d [P2] [FL] 09.43 [P2] [FL]
Battersea Pier Jn 09/45 09/46
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/48 [RVL] 09/49 [RVL]
Longhedge Jn 09/52 09.50 ~ 09.50
Pouparts Jn 10/01 [DF] 09.54 ~ 10.03 [DF]
Clapham Junction 10/03 [P13] [DF] 10/07 [P13] [DF]
Balham 10/06 [P3] [DF] 10/11 [P2]
Streatham North Jn 10/07 [DF] 10/13 [DF]
Selhurst 10/12 [P3] [DS] 10/23 [P2] [DS]
Windmill Bridge Jn 10/15 [DS] 10/25 [DS]
East Croydon 10/17 [P5] [RVS] 10/26 [P5] [RVS]
South Croydon 10.20 ~ 10.28 [P4] 10.29 ~ 10.30 [P4]
Sanderstead 10/32 [P2] 10/34 [P2]
Oxted 10/45 [P2] 10/49 [P2]
Hurst Green 10/48 [P2] 10/52 [P2]
East Grinstead 11.05 ~ 11.07 [P1] 11.08 ~ 11.11 [P1]
East Grinstead NR Sidings 11.08 ~ 11.25 11.13 ~ 11.14
Kingscote 11/35 11/33 [P2]
Horsted Keynes 11/55 [P2] 11/43 [P2]
Sheffield Park 12.15a ~ 17.25d [P2] 12.05 ~ 17.37 [P2]
Horsted Keynes 17/45 [P2] 17.54 ~ 17.57 [P2]
Kingscote 18/05 18/11 [P2]
East Grinstead NR Sidings 18.15 ~ 18.35 18/26
East Grinstead 18.46 ~ 18.52 [P1] 18.27 ~ 18.55 [P1]
Hurst Green 19/09 [P1] 19/14 [P1]
Oxted 19/12 [P1] 19/15 [P1]
Sanderstead 19/25 [P1] 19/25 [P1]
South Croydon 19.28a ~ 19.33d [P4] [SL] 19.30 ~ 19.34 [P4] [SL]
Purley 19/37 [P4] 19/42 [P4]
Stoats Nest Jn 19/40 [DS] 19/44 [DS]
Redhill 19/54 19/55 [P3]
Reigate 19/59 20/00 [P2]
Gomshall 20/15 [P2] 20/12 [P2]
Shalford 20/24 [P2] 20/18 [P2]
Shalford Jn 20/30 20/20
Guildford 20/33 [P5] 20/22 [P5]
Woking Jn 20/44 [US] 20/34 [US]
Woking 20/45 [P1] [US] 20/35 [P1] [US]
Byfleet & New Haw 20/56 20/43 [P1]
Addlestone Jn 20/59 20/45
Virginia Water 21/10 [P3] 21/03 [P3]
Staines 21/20 [P1] 21/13 [P1]
Feltham 21/29 [P1] 21/21 [P1]
Feltham Jn 21/31 21/25
Whitton Jn 21/31 21/26
Twickenham 21/35 [P4] [UF] 21/30 [P4] [UF]
St Margarets 21/40 [P2] 21/35 [P2]
Richmond 21/41 [P2] 21/40 [P2]
Barnes 21/46 [P1] [US] 21/47 [P1] [US]
Clapham Junction 21/54 [P3] 21/55 [P3]
Longhedge Jn 22/00 22/00
Stewarts Lane Jn 22/02 [RVL] 22.02 ~ 22.04 [RVL]
Battersea Pier Jn 22/12 [SL] 22.08 ~ 22.19 [SL]
London Victoria  22.15a [P8] 22.23 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z82 : (66172) : Wembley Yard to Southall
5Z82 : (66172 with 60163 on rear) : Southall to London Victoria

Location Booked (out)
Wembley Yard 05.34d
Willesden No.7 Jn 05/44
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 05/47
Acton Wells Jn 05/51
Acton Main Line 05/52
Acton West 05/56
Southall East Jn 06/05
Southall Yard 06.06a ~ 06.41d
Southall East Jn 06/42
West Ealing 06/50
Acton West 06/52
Acton Main Line 06.56 ~ 06.58
Acton Wells Jn 07/02
Willesden SW Sdgs 07.05 ~ 08.22
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/26
North Pole Jn 08/27
Kensington Olympia 08/30
Latchmere Jn 08/38
Longhedge Jn 08/42
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/48
Battersea Pier Jn 09/11
London Victoria 09.13a [P2]

5Z85 : (66172 with 60163 on rear) : London Victoria to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (rtn)
London Victoria 22.30d [P2]
Battersea Pier Jn 22/33
Stewarts Lane Jn 22/37
Longhedge Jn 22/51
Latchmere Jn 22/55
Kensington Olympia 23/05
North Pole Jn 23/11
Mitre Bridge Jn 23/12
Willesden WL Jn 23/13
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/16
Wembley Yard 23.27a

5Z86 : (60163 + 21249) : Wembley Yard to Southall

Location Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 23.49d
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/59
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 00/02
Acton Wells Jn 00/11
Acton Main Line 00.14 ~ 00.16
Acton West Jn 00/20
Southall East Jn 00/25
Southall Yard 00.26 ~ 00.41
Southall Depot 00.51a


Associated E.C.S. Workings on the Bluebell Railway

(66172 with 33103 on rear) : Sheffield Park to Horsted Keynes
(33103 with 66172 on rear) : Horsted Keynes to Sheffield Park

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Sheffield Park 12.45d 16.30a
Horsted Keynes 13.05a 16.10d


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