28th June 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47237 & steam: 44932
Stock Used (3) (99035)+5216+5171+9104+13440+5237+5236+5249+1666+99350+99371

Route :
1Z82 : Ipswich to Canterbury West
1Z84 : Canterbury West to Ipswich

Locos Route
44932 (1) Ipswich - Manningtree - Colchester - Chelmsford - Shenfield - Stratford - Channelsea Jn - Lea Jn - Navarino Road Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn -  Kensington Olympia (2)
47237 + 44932 (2) Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Petts Wood - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International - Wye - Canterbury West - Minster - Sandwich - Deal - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Saltwood Jn - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings
47237 Willesden SW Sidings - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Barnes - Chiswick - New Kew Jn - Kew East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden Junction HL - (reverse of outward route) - Ipswich

Notes :
(1) 47237 on rear. 
(2) It was reported that, due to a defect with 44932, the outward leg was diverted via Kensington Olympia (to allow a stop in the middle road for 47237 to run round to the front of the train).
(3) 99035 was only in the consist when 44932 was on the train.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Ipswich 08.19d 08.19 [P2]   23.33a 23.46
Halifax Jn 08/23 08/21   23/30 ?
Manningtree 08/33 08/34   23/21 23/31
Colchester 08.46a ~ 08.49d 08.47 ~ 08.51   23.09a ~ 23.12d 23.20 ~ 23.23
Marks Tey 08/58 08/59 [P1]   23/01 23/14
Witham 09.09a ~ 09.22d 09.10 ~ 09.22   22/54 23/07
Chelmsford 09/33 09/37 [P1]   22/45 22/58
Shenfield 09.46a ~ 09.48d 09.49 ~ 09.53   22.35a ~ 22.38d 22.47 ~ 22.48
Brentwood 09/52 09/58   22/32 22/43
Romford 10/05 10/07   22/25 22/38
Ilford 10/12 10/14   22/20 22/33
Forest Gate Jn 10/14 10/16   22/18 22/32
Stratford 10.18a ~ 10.20d 10.23 ~ 10.26 [10a]   22.13a ~ 22.15d 22.24 ~ 22.27
Channelsea Jn 10/23 ?   22/10 ?
Lea Jn 10/24 10/29   22/08 22/20
Navarino Road Jn 10/29 10/34   22/02 22/14
Canonbury West Jn 10/33 10/36   21/56 22/10
Westbourne Road Jn 10/36 10/37   21/55 22/09
Camden Road East Jn 10*41 ~ 10*47 ?   21/51 ?
Camden Road 10/50 10/43   21/49 22/06
Camden Road Jn 10/51 10/43   21/49 22/06
Gospel Oak 10/56 10/48   21/46 22/03
Kensal Green Jn 11/09 10/59   21/31 21/55
Willesden Junction HL 11/11 ? ~ 11.08 [P5]   21/30 21/53
Acton Wells Jn 11/14 DIV   21/27 21/48
South Acton Jn 11/21 DIV   21/20 ?
Kew East Jn 11/25 DIV   21/18 21/44
New Kew Jn 11/28 DIV   21/15 21/43
Chiswick 11.32a ~ 11.41d DIV   ? ?
Barnes 11/46 DIV   21/09 21/37
Clapham Junction 11/54 DIV   21/04 21/31
Latchmere Jn - -   21/00 21/25
Kensington Olympia - -   20/51 21/17
North Pole Jn - -   20/44 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn - -   20/43 21/08
Willesden SW Sidings - -   20L30 ~ 20L39 20L30 ~ 21L04
Mitre Bridge Jn DIV ?   20/26 20/23
North Pole Jn DIV ?   20/25 20/21
Kensington Olympia DIV ? ~ ?   20.19a ~ 20.22d 20.15 ~ 20.18
Latchmere Jn DIV 12/06   20/13 20/10
Longhedge Jn 11/57 ?   20/10 ?
Factory Jn 11/59 12/08   20/08 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 12/01 12/09   20/06 20/00
Denmark Hill 12/07 12/13   20/01 19/55
Crofton Road Jn 12/10 12/14   19/59 19/55
Nunhead 12/16 12/16   19/55 19/52
Bellingham 12/23 12/20   19/51 19/48
Shortlands Jn 12/27 12/23   19/48 19/46
Bromley South 12.29a ~ 12.32d 12.25 ~ 12.31   19.43a ~ 19.45d 19.41 ~ 19.43
Bickley Jn 12/37 12/35   19/40 19/37
Petts Wood Jn 12/40 12/37   19/38 19/36
Orpington 12/45 12/42   19/35 19/33
Sevenoaks 13/00 12/59   19/25 19/25
Tonbridge 13/09 13/06   19/14 19/12
Tonbridge Up Loop - -   19*04 ~ 19*12 ?
Paddock Wood 13/15 13/12   18w42 ~ 18w54 18.40 ~ 18.53
Headcorn 13w27 ~ 13w39 13.24 ~ 13.34 [P2]   18/31 18/29
Ashford International 13/50 13/49   18/20 18/19

 

Location Booked Actual
Wye 13/56 ?
Canterbury West 14.10a ~ 16.54d 14.06 ~ 16.57
Minster 17/15 17/14
Minster South Jn 17/16 ?
Sandwich 17/24 17/24
Deal 17/30 17/29
Buckland Jn 17/46 ?
Dover Priory 17/49 17/49
Folkestone Central 18/04 18/02
Saltwood Jn 18/09 18/07

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z81 : (47237 with 44932 on rear) :  Southall to Ipswich

Location Booked
Southall Depot 05.03d
Southall Yard 05.13 ~ 05.20
Southall East Jn 05/21
West Ealing 05/24
Acton West 05/29
Acton Main Line 05/32
Acton Wells Jn 05/36
Willesden Junction HL 05/38
Kensal Green Jn 05/40
Gospel Oak 05/49
Camden Road 05/52
Westbourne Road Jn 05/56
Canonbury West Jn 05/57
Navarino Road Jn 06/00
Lea Jn 06/07
Channelsea Jn 06/08
Stratford 06.11 ~ 06.13
Forest Gate Jn 06/17
Ilford 06/19
Romford 06/24
Shenfield 06/35
Chelmsford 06/46
Witham 07.00 ~ 07.15 [DPL]
Marks Tey 07/24
Colchester 07/30
Manningtree 07/39
Ipswich 07.55a

5Z88 : (44932 + 99035) :  Willesden SW Sidings to Southall

Location Booked
Willesden SW Sidings 20.58d
Acton Wells Jn 21/02
Acton Main Line 21/05
Acton West 21/07
West Ealing 21/09
Southall East Jn 21/13
Southall Yard 21.14 ~ 21.18
Southall Depot 21.21a

5Z85 : (47237) :  Ipswich to Ely

Location Booked
Ipswich 23.38d
Ely ??.??a


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