21st June 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express (Luncheon Train)

Loco Used 33207 'Jim Martin'
Stock Used load 11

Route : 
1Z82 : London Victoria to Dover Priory
1Z83 : Dover Priory to London Victoria

Loco Route
33207 London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Linford Street Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Clapham High Street - Brixton - Denmark Hill - Peckham Rye - Nunhead - Catford - Bellingham - Beckenham Hill - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International - Canterbury West - Minster West Jn - Minster South Jn - Deal - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Sandling - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - Factory Jn - (2) - Linford Street Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes: 
(1) Booked for steam haulage but ran diesel-hauled throughout due to a firefighters strike.
(2) Confirmation is required of the precise routing taken on the return journey between Factory Jn and Lindford Jn; the booked route does not appear logical!

Source : Gareth Kelly

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 London Victoria 08.45d 08.53   14.43a 14.19 81.53
0.73 Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/47 ?   14/36 ? 80.60
1.45 Linford Street Jn 08/49 ?   14/32 ? 80.08
  Factory Jn   14/30 ? 79.31
  Longhedge Jn   14/27 ? 79.31
  Stewarts Lane Jn   14/25 ? 79.01
  Longhedge Jn   14/23 ? 78.51
1.61 Factory Jn 08/50 ?   14/22 ? 78.10
2.05 Voltaire Road Jn 08/51 08/59   14/19 14/10 77.66
2.17 Clapham High Street 08/51 ?   14/18 ? 77.54
2.56 Shepherds Lane Jn 08/53 ?   14/17 ? 77.15
3.10 Brixton 08/54 09/01   ? ? ?
3.32 Canterbury Road Jn 08/54 ?   ? ? ?
3.78 Cambria Jn 08/56 ?   ? ? ?
4.39 Denmark Hill 08/57 09/03   14/13 ? 75.56
4.75 Crofton Road Jn 08/59 09/04   14/11 ? 75.20
5.26 Peckham Rye 09/00 09/05   14/09 14/04 74.69
6.10 Nunhead 09/02 09/06   14/07 14/03 74.05
6.22 Nunhead Jn 09/02 ?   14/06 ? 73.73
7.24 Crofton Park 09/05 ?   14/05 ? 72.71
8.16 Catford 09/07 ?   14/03 ? 71.79
9.06 Bellingham 09/10 09/11   14/02 13/59 71.09
9.58 Beckenham Hill 09/11 ?   14/01 ? 70.37
10.47 Ravensbourne 09/12 ?   13/59 ? 69.48
11.06 Shortlands Jn 09/13 09/13   13/59 13/57 69.09
11.32 Shortlands 09/14 09/14   13/58 13/56 68.63
12.20 Bromley South 09.17a ~ 09.19d 09.16 ~ 09.18   13.53a ~ 13.55d 13.53 ~ 13.54 67.75
13.25 Bickley 09/21 ?   13/50 ? 66.70
13.67 Bickley Jn 09/22 09/22   13/59 13/49 66.28
14.58 Petts Wood Jn 09.26 ~ 09.34 ??.?? ~ 09.33   13/46 13/44 65.37
15.07 Petts Wood 09/35 ?   13/45 ? 65.08
16.19 Orpington 09/36 09/37   13/43 13/42 63.76
17.59 Chelsfield 09/38 09/39   13/41 13/41 62.36
18.78 Knockholt 09/39 ?   13/39 ? 61.17
23.00 Dunton Green 09/44 ?   13/35 ? 57.15
24.43 Sevenoaks 09/45 09/46   13/33 13/34 55.52
29.36 Hildenborough 09/52 ?   13/26 ? 50.59
32.00 Tonbridge 09/55 09/52   13/23 13/22 48.15
37.21 Paddock Wood 10.05 ~ 10.08 10.01 ~ 10.06   13.11 ~ 13.14 13.08 ~ 13.10 42.74
41.65 Marden 10/14 ?   13/05 ? 38.30
44.24 Staplehurst 10/17 ?   13/02 ? 35.71
47.54 Headcorn 10.22 ~ 10.34 10.19 ~ 10.32   12/59 12/56 32.41
52.69 Pluckley 10/42 ?   12/53 ? 27.26
58.08 Ashford Maidstone Loop 10/49 ?   12/47 ? 22.07
58.43 Ashford International 10/50 10/47   12/47 12/47 21.52

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
62.66 Wye 10/59 ?
67.43 Chilham 11/04 ?
69.48 Chartham 11/06 ?
72.61 Canterbury West 11.10 ~ 11.12 11.03 ~ 11.11
75.11 Sturry 11/16 ?
84.18 Minster 11/30 11/28
84.21 Minster West Jn 11/30 ?
84.52 Minster South Jn 11/31 ?
88.77 Sandwich 11/40 11/35
93.07 Deal 11/46 11/41
94.58 Walmer 11/48 ?
97.36 Martin Mill 11/52 ?
102.27 Buckland Jn 11/59 ?
103.21
0.00
Dover Priory 12.02 ~ 12.03 ?
6.27 Folkestone East 12/17 ?
7.33 Folkestone Central 12/19 12/12
10.25 Continental Jn 12/36 ?
10.68 Saltwood Jn 12/36 12/35
11.70 Sandling 12/37 ?
13.11 Westenhanger 12/38 ?
15.41 Herringe 12/41 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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