23rd December 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express / White Cliffs Christmas Luncheon

Locos Used 47746 & steam: 44871 & 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
Stock Used 35517+5222+5171+9104+13440+5237+5249+5236+1666+99350+99351+99371

Route :
1Z82 : London Victoria to Minster
1Z84 : Minster to London Victoria

Locos Route
44871 + 45407 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - St reatham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Edenbridge - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International - Folkestone Central - Dover Priory - Buckland Jn - Deal - Sandwich - Minster - Canterbury West - Wye - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes : 
(1) Banked by 47746 from London Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge.
(2) Tour postponed from 22/12/14, due to reason(s) unknown.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.42d [P2] [FL] 09.46 [P2] [SL]   17.30a [P2] 17.31 [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/45 09/48 [DCM]   17/27 17/24 [FL]
Voltaire Road Jn 09/48 09/50 [DCM]   17/23 [FL] 17/22 [FL]
Brixton 09/50 09/52 [P2]   17/20 17/18 [P1]
Herne Hill 09/54 [P3] 09/53 [P3]   17/16 [P2] 17/17 [P1]
Tulse Hill 09/58 [P2] 09/57 [P4]   17/11 [P3] 17/12 [P3]
Streatham 10/00 [P1] 10/00 [P1]   17/08 [P2] 17/05 [P2]
Streatham Common 10/03 [P1] [DS] 10/02 [P1] [DS]   17/04 [P2] 17/03 [P2]
Selhurst 10/12 [P1] [DS] 10/12 [P1] [DS]   16/57 [P2] [US] 16/57 [P2] [US]
Windmill Bridge Jn 10/13 [DS] 10/15 [DS]   16/54 [US] 16/55 [US]
East Croydon 10.15a ~ 10.17d [P6] 10.17 ~ 10.19 [P6] [DS]   16.50a ~ 16.52d [P4] 16.51 ~ 16.53 [P4] [US]
South Croydon 10/20 [P4] 10/22 [P4] [DS]   16/47 16/47 [P3] [US]
Purley 10.24a ~ 10.26d [P4] 10.27 ~ 10.29 [P4] [DS]   16.36a ~ 16.40d [P3] [US] 16.42 ~ 16.43 [P3] [US]
Stoats Nest Jn 10/28 10/31   16/33 [US] 16/37 [US]
Redhill 10.37a ~ 10.40d [P3] 10.41 ~ 10.42 [P3]   16.20a ~ 16.22d [P2] 16.27 ~ 16.28 [P2]
Godstone 10.51a ~ 10.54d 10.51 ~ 10.52 [P2]   15.55a ~ 16.00d 16.02 ~ 16.04 [P1]
Edenbridge 11/02 10/59 [P2]   15/45 15/54 [P1]
Penshurst 11.10a ~ 11.13d 11.06 ~ 11.12 [P2]   15.36a ~ 15.40d 15.44 ~ 15.46 [P1]
Leigh 11/18 11/17 [P2]   15/32 ?
Tonbridge 11.23a ~ 11.26d [P2] 11.24 ~ 11.26 [P2]   15.22a ~ 15.26d [P1] 15.26 ~ 15.29 [P2]
Tonbridge [Up Loop] - -   15*05 ~ 15*20 15.09 ~ 15.23
Paddock Wood 11/35 [DM] 11/34 [DM]   14w47a ~ 14w57d [P1] 14w43 ~ 14w56
Headcorn 11w48a ~ 12w07d [P2] 11w47 ~ 12w07 [P2]   14/34 [UM] 14/31 [UM]
Ashford International 12/21 [DM 12/24 [DM]   14.16a ~ 14.19d [P5] 14.14 ~ 14.17 [P2]

 

Location Booked Actual
Saltwood Jn 12/33 12/36
Folkestone Central 12/39 12/40 [P2]
Folkestone East 12/41 12/41
Dover Priory 12/53 [P2] 12/52 [P2]
Buckland Jn 12/55 12.54 ~ 12.56
Deal 13/14 13/12 [P2]
Sandwich 13/21 13/18 [P2]
Minster South Jn 13/27 13/23
Minster 13.30a ~ 13.36d 13w25 ~ 13w37 [P2]
Canterbury West 13/51 [P1] 13/54 [P1]
Wye 14/06 14/06 [P1]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z82 : (44871 + 45407 with 47746 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z82 : (47746 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to London Victoria
5Z85 : (47746 with 45407 + 44871 on rear) : London Victoria to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.50d 19.27a
Southall 07.00 ~ 07.11 19.07 ~ 19.17
Southall East Jn 07/12 19/06
West Ealing 07/15 18/57
Acton West 07/19 18/54
Acton Main Line 07/22 18/51
Acton Wells Jn 07/28 18/46
Acton Canal Wharf 07/30 -
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.31 ~ 07.41 -
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 07.44 ~ 08.09 -
Willesden WL Jn 08/10 -
Willesden SW Sidings - 18/44
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/13 18/40
North Pole Jn 08/14 18/39
Kensington Olympia 08.18 ~ 08.21 18.32 ~ 18.35
Latchmere Jn 08/28 18/23
Longhedge Jn 08.31 ~ 08.59 18/15
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/02 18/11
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/09 18/09
London Victoria 09.13a [P2] 18.06d [P2]

0Z82 : (47746) : London Victoria to Southall
0Z84 : (47746) : Southall to London Victoria

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
London Victoria 09.42d [P2] 17.45a [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09.45 ~ 09.48 17/37
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/50 17/35
Longhedge Jn 09/51 17/26
Latchmere Jn 09/54 17/24
Kensington Olympia 10/01 17/16
North Pole Jn 10/06 17/11
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/07 17/07
Willesden SW Sidings 10.11 ~ 10.18 15.58 ~ 16.58
Acton Wells Jn 10/30 15/55
Acton Main Line 10/32 15/44
Acton West 10/37 15/41
West Ealing 10/40 15/37
Southall East Jn 10/45 15/35
Southall 10.46 ~ 10.54 15.25 ~ 15.34
Southall Depot 11.04a 15.15d

24/12/14 :
5Z45 : (44871 + 45407 with 35517 + 35508) : Southall to Bury Bolton Street

Location Booked Actual
Southall Depot 06.20d  
Southall 06.30 ~ 06.45  
Southall East Jn 06/46  
West Ealing 06/48  
Acton West 06/52  
Acton Main Line 06/55  
Acton Wells Jn 06/58  
Acton Canal Wharf 07/00  
Willesden No.7 Jn 07/03  
Wembley Yard South Jn 07/06  
Sudbury Jn 07/07  
Wembley Yard Sig.829/831 07.11 ~ 07.16  
Wembley Central 07/20  
Harrow & Wealdstone 07/24  
Watford Junction 07/30  
Bourne End Jn 07/44  
Tring 07/51  
Ledburn Jn 07/58  
Bletchley 08/07  
Milton Keynes Central 08/11  
Hanslope Jn 08/17  
Northampton Castle 08/27  
Long Buckby 08/38  
Daventry North Jn 08/45  
Hillmorton Jn 08/48  
Rugby 08.51 ~ 09.01  
Trent Valley Jn 09/03  
Brinklow 09/08  
Attleborough Jn 09/15  
Nuneaton 09/18  
Amington Jn 09/33  
Lichfield North Jn 09/41  
Rugeley North Jn 09/48  
Colwich 09/53  
Stafford 10/00 [DF] [DF]
Norton Bridge 10/05  
Madeley 10/15  
Basford Hall Jn 10/23  
Crewe 10.26 ~ 11.00 [UDL]  
Crewe North Jn 11.02 ~ 11.05  
Crewe 11w08a ~ 12w13d [P12] [P12]
Crewe Coal Yard 12/16  
Winsford 12/23  
Hartford Jn 12/30  
Acton Bridge 12/32  
Weaver Jn 12/34  
Acton Grange Jn 12/39  
Warrington Bank Quay 12/43  
Winwick Jn 12/48  
Earlestown 12/58  
Newton-le-Willows 13/01  
Parkside Jn 13/13  
Astley 13/19  
Eccles 13/28  
Ordsall Lane Jn 13/33  
Deal Street Jn 13/35  
Manchester Victoria 13/41  
Miles Platting 13/46  
Brewery Jn 13.49 ~ 14.02  
Thorpes Bridge Jn 14/07  
Vitriol Works 14/12  
Castleton East Jn 14.18 ~ 14.48  
Castleton 14.52 ~ 14.55  
Castleton North Jn 15/08  
Hopwood GF 15.09 ~ ??.??  
Bury Bolton Street ??.??a  


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