11th December 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 37706, 47746 & steam : 44871 & 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
Stock Used (3) (35517)+99371+99351+99350+1666+5236+5249+5237+13440+9104+5171

Route :
1Z27 : Peterborough to Oxford
1Z29 : Oxford to Peterborough

Loco Route
44871 + 45407 (1) Peterborough - March - Ely - Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Audley End - Bishops Stortford - Harlow Town - Broxbourne - Cheshunt - Seven Sisters - South Tottenham - Tottenham South Jn - Coppermill Jn - Temple Meads East Jn - High Meads Jn - Lea Jn - Navarino Road Jn - Canonbury West Jn - Westbourne Road Jn - Camden Road - Gospel Oak - West Hampstead - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Foxhall Jn
47746 (2) Foxhall Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford
44871 + 45407 (1) Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Twyford - Maidenhead - Slough - Southall - Hanwell Bridge Loop
37706 (1) Hanwell Bridge Loop - Acton Main Line - (reverse of outward route) - Coppermill Jn - (4) - Cheshunt - (reverse of outward route) - Peterborough

Notes :
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 45407 & 44871 on rear.
(3) 35517 was only in the consist when 44871 & 45407 were on the train.
(4) Diverted via Tottenham Hale? - confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Peterborough 06.51d [P6] 06.57   21.46a [P5] 21.48a
Peterborough East Jn 06/54 ?   21/44 ?
Whittlesea 07/01 07/05   21/36 21/40
March West Jn 07/15 ?   21/28 ?
March 07/16 07/15   21/27 21/27
Ely North Jn 07/31 07/32   21/13 21/10
Ely 07.34a ~ 07.36d [P3] 07.37 ~ 07.40   21.08a ~ 21.10d [P1] 21.03 ~ 21.08
Ely Dock Jn 07/37 ?   21/07 ?
Coldham Lane Jn 07/53 07/58   20/54 20/51
Cambridge 07.59a ~ 08.02d [P8] 08.02 ~ 08.05   20.49a ~ 20.51d [P1] ? ~ 20.50
Shepreth Branch Jn 08/08 08/10   20/41 20/36
Audley End 08/20 [P1] 08/23   20.24a ~ 20.27d [P2] 20.19 ~ 20.21
Stansted North Jn 08/28 ?   20/15 ?
Stansted Mountfitchet 08/30 08/33   20/14 20/11 [P2]
Bishops Stortford 08/34 [P2] 08/37   20/11 [P1] 20/07
Harlow Town 08.44a ~ 09.05d [P1] 08.49 ~ 09.06   19.51a ~ 20.01d [P4] 19.54 ~ 19.56
Broxbourne Jn 09/12 ?   19/45 ?
Broxbourne 09.14a ~ 09.29d [P1] 09.15 ~ 09.27   19/43 [P3] 19/34
Cheshunt 09/36 [P1] 09/34   19/37 [P2] 19/29
Bury Street Jn 09/46 09/48   19/23 DIV?
Severn Sisters 09/56 [P1] 09/56   19/16 [P2] DIV?
South Tottenham 09/59 [P2] 09/59   19/14 [P1] DIV?
Tottenham South Jn 10/10 ?   19/11 ?
Coppermill Jn 10/12 10/15   19.00 ~ 19.09 ? ~ 19.11
Temple Mills East Jn 10/17 10/22   18/56 19/00
High Meads Jn 10/19 ?   18/55 ?
Lea Jn 10/21 10/25   18/54 18/55
Navarino Road Jn 10/27 10/30   18/47 18/49
Canonbury West Jn 10/32 10/33   18/43 18/44
Westbourne Road Jn 10/34 10/34   18/41 18/42
Camden Road East Jn 10/37 10/45   18/37 18/38
Camden Road 10/39 10/46   18/35 18/37
Gospel Oak 10/44 [P1] 10/50   18/30 [P2] 18/33
West Hampstead 10.50a ~ 10.51d [P1] 10.56 ~ 10.59 [P1]   18.24a ~ 18.25d [P2] 18.24 ~ 18.28
Kensal Green Jn 10/57 11/03   18/16 18/17
Willesden Junction HL 10/58 [P5] 11/10   18/15 [P4] 18/15
Acton Wells Jn 11/01 11/13   18/13 18/11
Acton Main Line 11/06 [DR] 11/16   18/00 [GL] 17/58
Acton West 11/08 [DR] 11/19   17/58 [UR] 17/55
West Ealing 11/11 [DR] ?   17/55 [UR] 17/53
Hanwell Bridge Loop - -   17L24a ~ 17L50 [GL] 17L20 ~ 17L48
Southall East Jn 11/14 11/24   17/22 17/19
Southall 11.15a ~ 11.16d [DR] 11.26 ~ 11.31   17/21 [UR] 17/19
Heathrow Airport Jn 11/20 [DR] 11/35   17/19 [UR] 17/13
Slough 11/31 [P4] [DR] 11/42   17/08 [P5] [UR] 16/57
Maidenhead 11/39 [P3] [DR] 11/48   17/00 [P4] [UR] 16/51
Twyford 11/47 [P3] 11/55   16/52 [P4] 16/44
Kennet Bridge Jn 11/51 [DR] 12/00   16/45 [UR] 16/39
Reading 11/56 [P12] [DR] 12/04   16/42 [P15] [UR] 16/38
Reading West Jn 11/59 [DR] 12/06   16/39 [UR] 16/35
Didcot East Jn 12/24 [DR] 12/24   16/23 [UR] 16/17
Didcot Parkway 12/26 [P3] [RL] 12/25   16/20 [P5] [UR] 16/16
Foxhall Jn 12.29 ~ 12.37 12.26 ~ 12.35   - -
Didcot North Jn 12/40 12/44   16/09 16/08
Kennington Jn 12/49 12/54   16/00 16/00
Oxford 12.54a [P2] 13.01a   15.54d [P1] 15.50?

 
Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z26 : (45407 + 44871 with 47746 on rear?) : Southall to Hayes
5Z26 : (47746 with 45407 + 44871 on rear?) : Hayes to Peterborough
5Z31 : (47746 with 37706 on rear?) : Peterborough to Hayes
5Z31 : (37706 with 47746 on rear?) : Hayes to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 01.44d 01.19a
Southall 01.54 ~ 02.04 01.14 ~ 01.17
Southall West Jn 02/08 01/11
Hayes [Goods Loop] 02.10 ~ 02.32 00.28 ~ 01.09
Southall West Jn 02/34 00/26
Southall 02/35 00/25
West Ealing 02/40 00/21
Acton West 02/42 00/19
Acton Main Line 02/50 00/15
Acton Wells Jn 02/55 00/13
Willesden Junction HL 03/04 00/08
Kensal Green Jn 03/06 00/06
Gospel Oak 03/12 23/53
Junction Road Jn 03/20 -
Upper Holloway 03/26 -
Harringay Park Jn 03/28 -
Harringay 03/29 -
Camden Road - 23/43
York Way North Jn - 23/32
Copenhagen Jn - 23/31
Holloway South Jn - 23/25
Finsbury Park - 23.22 ~ 23.23
Alexandra Palace 03/35 23/18
Potters Bar 03/49 23/13
Welwyn Garden City 03/59 23/08
Digswell Jn 04/01 ?
Woolmer Green Jn 04/05 23/05
Stevenage 04/11 23/01
Hitchin 04/15 22/58
Sandy 04/31 22/48
Huntingdon 04/52 22/36
Connington South Jn 05/08 22/29
Holme Jn 05/11 ?
Fletton Jn ? 22.14 ~ 22.21
Peterborough 05.17 ~ 05.18 22/11
Eastfield Jn 05.22a ~ 06.45d -
New England Jn - 21.58 ~ 22.09
Peterborough 06.48a [P6] 21.55d

5Z28 : (47746 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Oxford to Banbury
5Z29 : (44871 + 45407 with 47746 on rear) : Banbury to Oxford

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Oxford 12.58d [P2] 15.47a [P1]
Oxford North Jn 13.02 ~ 13.11 15.12 ~ 15.45
Wolvercote Jn 13/14 15/06
Heyford 13/24 14/57
Aynho Jn 13/31 14/50
Banbury 13.38 ~ 13.40 [P1] -
Banbury North SB 13.44 ~ 13.57 -
Banbury 14.02a 14.43d 

5Z30 : (44871 + 45407 with 35517) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Southall

Location Booked
Hanwell Bridge Loop 18.35d
Southall East Jn 18/36
Southall 18.37 ~ 18.52
Southall Depot 19.02a


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