2nd October 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47237 & steam: 847 & 34046 'Braunton'
Stock Used [1] : 35465+99371+99350+1666+5236+5249+5237+13440+9104+5171+5216+5200
[2] : 35465+2526+1482+25278+4957+5034+25789+1464

Route : 
1Z82 : Alresford to Kingscote
1Z84 : Kingscote to Alresford

Loco(s) Stock Route
34046 (2) [1] Alresford - Ropley - Medstead & Four Marks - Alton - Farnham - Aldershot - Ash Vale - Pirbright Jn - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - Staines - Feltham - Hounslow - Brentford - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - Crystal Palace - Norwood Junction - East Croydon - South Croydon - Sanderstead - Oxted - East Grinstead - Kingscote
34046 (3) [2] Kingscote - Horsted Keynes - Sheffield Park
847 (4) [2] Sheffield Park - Horsted Keynes - Kingscote
47237 (4) [1] Kingscote - East Grinstead - Oxted - Sanderstead - South Croydon
34046 (2) [1] South Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Reigate - Shalford - Guildford - Ash - Aldershot - Farnham - Alton - Medstead & Four Marks - Ropley - Alresford

Notes: 
(1) This railtour was advertised as the first through train from the Mid Hants Railway to the Bluebell Railway. 
(2) 47237 on rear.
(3) 847 on rear.
(4) 34046 on rear.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour from/to Alton)

Timings (Booked & actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Alresford 07.20d ?
Ropley ? ?
Medstead & Four Marks ? ?
Alton 08.17a ~ 08.22d [P2] 08.23 ~ 08.25 [P2]
Bentley 08.31 ~ 08.35 [P1] 08.33 ~ 08.35 [P1]
Farnham 08.44a ~ 08.46d [P1] 08.43 ~ 08.46 [P1]
Aldershot 08.53a ~ 08.55d [P1] 08.55 ~ 08.56 [P1]
Aldershot North Jn 08/58 08/59
Ash Vale 09/00 09/01
Pirbright Jn 09/05 [US] 09/04 [US]
Woking Jn 09/11 09/10 [US]
Woking 09/12 [P1] 09/11 [P1] [US]
West Byfleet 09w16a ~ 09w24d [P1] 09w15 ~ 09w24 [P1]
Byfleet & New Haw 09/27 09/28
Addlestone Jn 09/31 09/30
Virginia Water 09/41 [P3] 09/41 [P3]
Staines 09/52 [P1] 09/49 [P1]
Feltham 09/59 [P1] 09/58 [P1]
Feltham Jn 10/01 10/01
Hounslow 10/05 10/04 [P1]
Brentford 10/12 10/13 [P1]
Barnes 10/22 [P1] [US] 10/23 [P1] [US]
Clapham Junction 10/33 [P3] 10/34 [P3]
Longhedge Jn 10/37 10/38
Factory Jn 10/39 [AL] 10/39 [AL]
Voltaire Road Jn 10/40 10/41 [AL]
Shepherds Lane Jn 10/44 10.43 ~ 10.43 [DCM]
Brixton 10/45 10/47 [P2]
Herne Hill 10/49 [P3] 10.52 ~ 10.54 [P3]
Tulse Hill 10/55 [P4] 11/01 [P4]
West Norwood Jn 10/59 11/02
West Norwood 11/01 [P2] 11/02 [P2]
Crystal Palace 11/09 [P2] 11/07 [P2]
Norwood Junction 11/13 [P6] [DS] 11/11 [P6] [DS]
Windmill Bridge Jn 11/15 [SL] 11/17 [SL]
East Croydon 11/17 [P5] [RVS] 11/19 [P5] [RVS]
South Croydon 11.21 ~ 11.32 [P4] 11.23 ~ 11.31 [P4]
Sanderstead 11/36 11/35 [P2]
Oxted 11/47 [P2] 11/49 [P2]
Hurst Green 11/50 [P2] 11/51 [P2]
East Grinstead 12.05a ~ 12.10d [P2] 12.08 ~ 12.09 [P1]
East Grinstead Sidings 12.15 ~ 12.16 12.12 ~ 12.15
Kingscote 12.30a [P1] ~ 12.50d [P2] 12.34 [P1] ~ 12.54d [P2]
Horsted Keynes 13.03a ~ 13.06d [P2] 13/07 [P2]
Sheffield Park 13.20a [P2] ~ 16.00d [P2] 13.23 [P2] ~ 16.00 [P2]
Horsted Keynes 16.16a ~ 16.18d [P2] 16.16 ~ 16.21 [P2]
Kingscote 16.31a [P2] ~ 16.50d [P1] 16.37 [P2] ~ 16.53 [P1]
East Grinstead Sidings 17.00 ~ 17.00 17/09
East Grinstead 17.10a ~ 17.15d [P1] 17.11 ~ 17.15 [P1]
Hurst Green 17/29 [P1] 17/36 [P1]
Oxted 17/31 [P1] 17/38 [P1]
Sanderstead 17/44 17/49 [P1]
South Croydon 17.47a ~ 17.55d [P4] [SL] 18.02 ~ 18.08 [P4] [SL]
Purley 18/01 [P4] 18/14 [P4] [SL]
Stoats Nest Jn 18/03 18/15
Redhill 18/24 [P3] 18.26 ~ 18.27 [P3]
Reigate 18/41 18/41 [P2]
Gomshall 18/54 18/55 [P2]
Shalford 19/02 19/01 [P2]
Shalford Jn 19/03 19/03
Guildford 19.06a ~ 19.08d [P8] 19.06 ~ 19.08 [P8]
Ash 19/22 19/23
Aldershot South Jn 19/26 19/25
Aldershot North Jn 19.29 ~ 19.42 19.26 ~ 19.41
Aldershot 19.45a ~ 19.47d [P3] 19.51 ~ 19.53 [P3]
Farnham 19.55a ~ 19.59d [P2] 20.02 ~ 20.04 [P2]
Bentley 20.17 ~ 20.22 [P2] 20/18 [P2]
Alton 20.32a ~ ??.??d 20.25 ~ 20.30 [P2]
Medstead & Four Marks ? ?
Ropley ? ?
Alresford 21.30a ?


Associated Workings on the Bluebell Railway

847 hauling 1464+25789+5034+4957+25728+1482+2526

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Sheffield Park 13.50d [P2] 13.50 [P2]   15.26a [P2] 15.27 [P2]
Horsted Keynes 14.05a ~ 14.13d [P3] 14.04 ~ 14.13 [P3]   15.11a ~ 15.13d [P4/5] 15.11 ~ 15.14 [P4/5]
Kingscote 14/26 [P2] 14/26 [P2]   14/58 [P2] 14/58 [P2]
East Grinstead 14.35a 14.33   14.50d 14.51


Associated E.C.S. Workings

01/10/14 : 5Z81 : (47237 with 34046 on rear) : Southall to Alresford
02/10/14 : 5Z85 : (47237 with 34046 on rear) : Alresford to Willesden No.7 Jn
02/10/14 : 5Z85 : (34046 with 47237 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 13.20d 01.20a
Southall Yard 13.31 ~ 13.41 01.08 ~ 01.18
Southall East Jn 13/42 01/07
West Ealing 13/45 ?
Acton West 13/50 01/00
Acton Main Line 13.54 ~ 14.11 00/59
Acton Wells Jn 14/14 00/56
Willesden SW Sidings 14.17 ~ 14.21 -
Acton Canal Wharf - 00/54
Willesden No.7 Jn - 00.47 ~ 00.51
Willesden WL Jn - 00/42
Mitre Bridge Jn 14/26 00/40
North Pole Jn 14/27 00/39
Kensington Olympia 14/30 00.32 ~ 00.34
Latchmere Jn 14/38 00/24
Clapham Junction 14/41 00/11
Barnes 14/47 00/06
Brentford 14/57 23/59
Hounslow 15/05 23/53
Feltham Jn 15/09 23/50
Feltham 15/11 23/47
Staines 15/18 23/40
Virginia Water 15/27 23/28
Ascot 15/37 23/17
Frimley Jn 15/53 22/58
Ash Vale 15/58 22/54
Aldershot North Jn 16/00 22/52
Aldershot 16/02 22/49
Farnham 16/07 22/43
Bentley 16.17 ~ 16.22 22.31 ~ 22.36
Alton 16.31a ~ ? ?a ~ 22.??
Medstead & Four Marks ? ?
Ropley ? ?
Alresford ? ?

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

847 hauling 1464+25789+5034+4957+25728+1482+2526

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Sheffield Park 11.00d [P2]   17.51a [P2]
Horsted Keynes 11/15   17/38
Kingscote 11.28a [P2]   17.25d [P2]


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