31st May 2014

UK Railtours
The Somerset and Dorset

DMU Used 159004 & 159020 (formed: 52876 'Basingstoke and Deane'+58721+57876, 52892+58737+57892)

Route : 
1Z61 : London Waterloo to Yeovil Junction
1Z62 : Yeovil Junction to London Waterloo

DMU Route
159004 + 159020 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Farnborough Main - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Salisbury - Gillingham - Templecombe - Sherborne - Yeovil Junction
159020 + 159004 Yeovil Junction - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes: 
(1) Originally uploaded as having run on 30th May 2014, in error.
(2) John Clifford comments: The purpose of this trip was to provide an opportunity to visit the Gartell Light Railway and Yeovil Steam Centre (the latter celebrating the 20th anniversary of its opening). Passengers were split two groups. One group went by coach to the Gartell Light Railway from Templecombe while the other group stayed on the train to Yeovil. After a few hours at Gartell coaches took the first group to Yeovil and then took the second group to Gartell. After the Gartell visit coaches went back to Templecombe for those passengers to catch the train back to London Waterloo.    

I was in the first group and on arrival at Gartell three locos were found to be working: 
No 1 'Amanda', a Bo-Bo diesel hydraulic with a body shell vaguely looking like a class '33', No. 6 'Mr G', an 0-4-2T, No. 9 'Jean', an 0-4-0 tender tank. 
However, No. 6 failed after one trip and was replaced by No. 2 'Andrew', a Baguley- Drewry diesel hydraulic. 

At Yeovil there were shuttles on their demonstration line. One train In use was formed of  John Fowler 0-4-0 diesel mechanical no. 44 'Cockney Rebel' and 'Lord Fisher', an Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST in top and tail mode with DMMU car no. 59515. The other train used 56303 with coach no. 21268. At Yeovil there were model railways, demonstrations of birds of prey and displays of railwayana, amongst other things.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour Waterloo to Templecombe, Yeovil Junction to Waterloo)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Waterloo 08.32d [P9] [DMF] 08.34 [P9] [DMF]   19.29a [P5] 19.30 [P5]
Clapham Junction 08/38 [P9] [DF] 08/40 [P9] [DF]   19/22 [P8] [UMF] 19/23 [P8] [UMF]
Wimbledon 08/41 [P7] 08/44 [P7] [DF]   19/19 [P6] 19/20 [P6] [UF]
New Malden 08/43 08/47 [P3] [DF]   19/17 19/17 [P2] [UF]
Surbiton 08/45 [DF] 08/49 [DF]   19/15 [P2] [UF] 19/16 [P2] [UF]
Hampton Court Jn 08/46 [DS] 08/50 [DF]   19/14 19/15 [UF]
Weybridge 08/52 [DS] 08/55 [P3] [DS]   ? ?
Byfleet & New Haw 08/53 08/57 [DS]   ? ?
Woking 09.02a ~ 09.07d [P5] [DS] 09.03 ~ 09.07 [P5] [DF]   19.01a ~ 19.05d [P1] 19.01 ~ 19.05 [P2] [UF]
Woking Jn 09/12 09.09 ~ 09.11 [DF]   18/58 18/56 [UF]
Farnborough Main 09/19 09/18 [DF]   18/49 18/49 [UF]
Basingstoke 09.30a ~ 09.32d [P2] [DF]  09.31 ~ 09.32 [P3] [DF]   18.36a ~ 18.38d [P4] [US] 18.33 ~ 18.38 [P3] [UF]
Worting Jn 09/35 09/36   18/34 [US] 18/30 [UF]
Andover 09/47 [P2] 09/48 [P2]   18/14 [P1] 18/16 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 10/02 10/00   18/01 18/03
Salisbury 10.05 ~ 10.09 [P4] 10.02 ~ 10.09 [P4]   17.55 ~ 17.59 [P2] 17.59 ~ 18.01 [P2]
Wilton Jn 10/11 10/12   17/52 17/56
Wilton South 10/13 10.13 ~ 10.17   17/51 17/55
Tisbury Loop 10/21 10/26 [ML]   17/43 17/47 [ML]
Gillingham 10/29 [P1] 10/33 [P1]   17/36 [P1] 17/36 [P1]
Templecombe 10.35a ~ 10.36d [ML]  10.39 ~ 10.41 [ML]   17.29a ~ 17.30d  17.28 ~ 17.31
Sherborne 10/43 [P2] ?   17/21 [P1] 17/22 [P1] [UDM]
Yeovil Junction 10.48a [P2] ?   17.15d 17.15 [UDM]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z61 : (159004 & 159020) : Fratton Depot to Portsmouth & Southsea [Back Road]
5Z61 : (159020 & 159004) : Portsmouth & Southsea [Back Road] to London Waterloo
Return E.C.S. timings unknown.

Location Booked Actual
Fratton Depot 06.32d ?
Portsmouth & Southsea 06.39 ~ 06.46 [BKR] ?
Fratton East Jn 06/49 ?
Havant 06/59 ?
Petersfield 07/09 ?
Haslemere 07/20 ?
Farncombe 07/31 ?
Shalford Jn 07/33 ?
Guildford 07.37 ~ 07.39 ?
Woking 07/54 ?
Surbiton 08/03 ?
Wimbledon 08/07 ?
Clapham Junction 08/13 ?
London Waterloo 08.22a [P9] 08.28 [P9]


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