3rd October 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 33029 'Glen Loy' & steam: 70000 'Britannia'
Stock Used 35465+1859+4836+13230+21241+4831+4856+1666+3150+3115+3096

Route :
1Z43 : Alton to Canterbury West
1Z44 : Canterbury West to Alton

Loco(s) Route
70000 (1) Alton - Farnham - Aldershot - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Virginia Water - Staines - Feltham - Hounslow - Brentford - Kew East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International - Wye - Canterbury West
70000 (1) Canterbury West - Minster - Sandwich - Deal - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Saltwood Jn - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Richmond - Twickenham - Feltham - (reverse of outward route) - Alton

Notes :
(1) 33029 on rear.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & David Mead

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Alton 08.22d [P2] 08.24   22.32a [P2] 22.43
Bentley 08*30 ~ 08*33 [P1] 08/33 [P1]   22*18 ~ 22*22 [P2] 22/32
Farnham 08.42a ~ 08.46d [P1] 08.39 ~ 08.46   22.08a ~ 22.10d [P2] 22.21 ~ 22.25
Aldershot 08.53a ~ 08.56d [P1] 08.52 ~ 08.56   21.58a ~ 22.00d [P3] 22.11 ~ 22.13
Aldershot North Jn 08/59 08/58   21/55 22/05
Ash Vale 09/01 [P1] 09/00   21/53 [P2] 22/03
Pirbright Jn 09/06 [US] 09/04   21/45 21/58
Woking Up Yard [Recp.] 09w13 ~ 09w31 ?   - -
Woking Jn 09/33 [US] ?   21/39 [DS] 21/53
Woking 09.34a ~ 09.45d [P1] [US] 09.34 ~ 09.45   21.33a ~ 21.37d [P5] 21.47 ~ 21.49
Byfleet & New Haw 09/51 09/51   21/25 [DS] 21/40
Addlestone Jn 09/53 ?   21/22 ?
Virginia Water 10/07 [P3] 10/05   21/14 [P4] 21/28
Staines 10.18a ~ 10.22d [P1] 10.17 ~ 10.22   21.02a ~ 21.04d [P2] 21.15 ~ 21.18
Staines [DGL] - -   20w48 ~ 21w00 ?
Feltham 10/30 [P1] 10/28   20/42 [P2] 20/46
Feltham Jn 10/32 10/31   20/40 20/44
Hounslow 10/35 [P1] 10/34   - -
Brentford 10/42 [P1] 10/42   - -
Kew East Jn 10/45 10/45   - -
South Acton Jn 10/51 ?   - -
Acton Wells Jn 10/56 10/56   - -
Willesden SW Sidings 10/58 ?   - -
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/08 11/06   - -
North Pole Jn 11/10 11/09   - -
Kensington Olympia 11.15a ~ 11.17d [P3] 11.13 ~ 11.16 [P3]   - -
Latchmere Jn 11/22 11/24   - -
Whitton Jn - -   20/39 20/43
Twickenham - -   20/37 [P5] 20/40
Richmond - -   20/32 [P1] 20/35
Barnes - -   20/25 [P3] 20/27
Clapham Junction - -   20.13a ~ 20.17d [P5] [FL] 20.13 ~ 20.18
Longhedge Jn 11/25 ?   20/09 ?
Factory Jn 11/27 [AL] 11/28   20/04 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 11/28 [AL] 11/29   20/02 [AL] 20/02
Denmark Hill 11/33 [P2] 11/36   19/57 [P1] 19/58
Crofton Road Jn 11/35 11/38   19/55 [AL] 19/57
Nunhead 11/37 [P2] 11/41   19/51 [P1] 19/54
Bellingham 11/41 [P2] 11/46   19/45 [P1] 19/50
Shortlands Jn 11/45 [DF] 11/50   19/42 19/46
Bromley South 11/47 11/51   19/40 19/43
Bickley Jn 11/51 [DFV] 11/55   19/38 [UF] 19/38
Petts Wood Jn 11/55 [DF] 11/58   19/36 [UFV] 19/37
Orpington 11/58 [P3] 12/08   19/34 [P2] [UF] 19/34
Sevenoaks 12/08 [P3] 12/17   19/25 [P1] 19/26
Tonbridge 12/18 [DF] 12/27   19/14 [UF] 19/12
Tonbridge [Down Loop] 12*20 ~ 12*24 ?   - -
Tonbridge [Up Loop] - -   19*05 ~ 19*12 ?
Paddock Wood 12/34 [DM] 12/33   18w40a ~ 18w55d [P1] 18.40 ~ 18.54
Headcorn 12w47a ~ 13w05d [P2] 12.50 ~ 13.04   18/29 [P1] 18/31
Ashford International 13*22 ~ 13*25 [DM] 13.19 ~ 13.26   18/18 [UM] 18/19

 

Location Booked Actual
Wye 13/35 [P2] ?
Canterbury West 13.46a ~ 16.54d [P2] 13.48 ~ 16.54
Minster 17/14 [P2] 17/14
Minster South Jn 17/15 ?
Sandwich 17/23 17/22
Deal 17/29 17/26
Buckland Jn 17/42 ?
Dover Priory 17/48 [P1] 17/48
Folkestone Central 18/02 [P1] 18/01
Saltwood Jn 18/07 18/05

Timings continue in first table.

Associated workings on Mid Hants Railway

Advertised connection available on Mid Hants Railway for 10 payable on the day.
1Z?? : (D.E.M.U. 1125) : Alresford to Alton
1Z?? : (D.E.M.U. 1125) : Alton to Alresford

Location Actual (out) Actual (rtn)
Alresford 07.25d 23.27a
Ropley ? ?
Medstead & Four Marks ? 23/13
Alton ?a ?d


Associated E.C.S. Workings

02/10/13 : 5Z42 : (70000 with 33029 on rear) : Southall to Willesden SW Sidings
02/10/13 : 5Z42 : (33029 with 70000 on rear) : Willesden SW Sidings to Alton
04/10/13 : 5Z45 : (33029 with 70000 on rear) : Alton to Willesden SW Sidings
04/10/13 : 5Z45 : (70000 with 33029 on rear) : Willesden SW Sidings to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 14.50d 13.25a
Southall Yard 15.00 ~ 15.10 13.07 ~ 13.15
Hanwell Bridge Goods Loop 15*14 ~ 15*17 -
Acton Main Line 15/28 12/54
Acton Wells Jn 15/32 12/45
Willesden SW Sidings 15.35 ~ 15.42 12.21 ~ 12.42
Acton Wells Jn 15/45 12/18
South Acton Jn 15/54 12/11
Kew East Jn 15/58 12/02
Brentford 16/01 11/59
Hounslow 16/05 11/55
Feltham Jn 16/10 11/52
Feltham 16/12 11/50
Staines 16/18 11/42
Virginia Water 16/28 11/28
Addlestone Jn 16/38 11/15
Byfleet & New Haw 16/40 11/13
Woking 16/45 11/05
Woking Jn 16/47 11/04
Pirbright Jn 16/52 10/57
Ash Vale 16/58 10/52
Aldershot North Jn 17/00 10/49
Aldershot 17/03 10/46
Farnham 17/10 10/41
Bentley 17*18 ~ 17*21 10*30 ~ 10*33
Alton 17.30a 10.21d


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