6th June 2015

UK Railtours
The Alpine Sunbeam

Locos Used 73128 'Oliver Bulleid C.B.E.', 73136 & 66752 'The Hoosier State'
Stock Used 21245+3123+3068+1691+3119+3069+3120+1651+3110+1832+4927+5292

Route :
1Z82 : London Waterloo to Alresford
1Z83 : Alresford to Ardingly
1Z84 : Ardingly to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
73136 + 73128 (1) London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Weybridge - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Pirbright Jn - Ash Vale - Aldershot - Farnham - Alton - Medstead & Four Marks - Ropley - Alresford
66752 (2) Alresford - Ropley - Medstead & Four Marks - Alton - Farnham - Aldershot - Ash - Guildford - Shalford - Reigate - Redhill - Purley - South Croydon
73136 + 73128 (1) South Croydon - Purley - Stoats Nest Jn - (via Quarry Lines) - Earlswood - Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges - Copyhold Jn
66752 (2) Copyhold Jn - Ardingly
73136 + 73128 (1) Ardingly - Copyhold Jn - Haywards Heath - Preston Park - Hove - Worthing - Angmering - Barnham - Chichester - Havant - Farlington Jn - Cosham - Fareham - Botley - Eastleigh - Winchester - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Farnborough Main - Pirbright Jn - Woking - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) 66752 on rear.
(2) 73128 + 73136 on rear.
(3) This tour was also originally advertised to visit Newhaven Marine.

Source : David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett (both on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


66752 shunts the tour at Alresford (photo: Nick Bartlett)


73136 + 73128 at Ardingly (photo: T. Crew)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 London Waterloo 08.55d [P19] [DMF] 08.55 [P19] [DMF]   20.07a [WR] [P19] 20.09 [WR] [P19] 290.11
2.50 Queenstown Road 09/00 [DMF] 09/01 [DMF]   19/59 [UMF-RVL] [P2] 20/02 [UMF-RVL] [P2] 287.41
3.74 Clapham Junction 09/03 [P9] [DF] 09/03 [P9] [DF]   19.54a ~ 19.56d [P8] [UMF] 19.55 ~ 19.57 [P7] [UMF] 286.17
7.19 Wimbledon 09/08 [P7] [DF] 09/07 [P7] [DF]   19/50 [P6] [UF] 19/49 [P6] 282.72
9.62 New Malden 09/10 [P3] [DF] 09/09 [P3] [DF]   19/47 [P2] [UF] 19/46 [P2] [UF] 280.29
12.03 Surbiton 09/12 [DF] 09/12 [DF]   19/45 [P2] [UF] 19/44 [P2] [UF] 278.08
13.27 Hampton Court Jn 09/13 [DF] 09/13 [DF]   19/44 [UF] 19/43 [UF] 276.64
? Weybridge 09/18 [DF] 09/18 [DF]   19/38 [UF] 19/37 [UF] ?
? Byfleet & New Haw 09/19 [DF] 09/20 [DF]   19/37 [UF] 19/35 [UF] ?
24.27 Woking 09/23 [P4] [DF] 09/24 [P4] [DF]   19/33 [P2] [UF] 19/31 [P2] [UF] 265.64
24.62 Woking Jn 09/23 [DF] 09/24 [DF]   19/32 [UF] 19/30 [UF] 265.29
27.79 Brookwood 09/29 [DF-DS] [P2] 09/29 [DF-DS] [P2]   19/29 [UF] 19/26 [UF] ?
29.39 Pirbright Jn 09/32 09/32   19/28 [UF] 19/25 [UF] ?

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
32.38 Ash Vale 09/37 [P2] 09/36
33.40 Aldershot North Jn 09/39 09/38
35.00 Aldershot 09/41 [P3] 09/41 [P2]
38.06 Farnham 09/48 [P2] 09/47 [P2]
? Farnham Sig.WK445 09*50 ~ 10*06 09.48 ~ 10.03 [DL]
41.77 Bentley 10.16 ~ 10.21 [P2] 10.14 ~ 10.20 [P2]
46.66 Alton 10c30a ~ 10c31d [P2] 10.31 ~ 10.35 [P2]
47.14 Alton SB 10/32 10.36 ~ 10.37 [Up Loop]
51.21 Medstead & Four Marks 10/45 [P2] 10/51 [P2]
54.07 Ropley 10/53 [P2] 11/00 [P2]
56.77 Alresford 11.02a [P1] ~ 11.30d [P1] 11.07 [P1] ~ 11.41 [P1]
59.67 Ropley 11/38 [P2] 11/50 [P2]
62.53 Medstead & Four Marks 11/48 [P1] 12/00 [P1]
66.60 Alton SB 12.04 ~ 12.14 12.11 ~ 12.19 [Up Loop]
67.08 Alton 12c18a ~ 12c22d [P2] 12.20 ~ 12.21 [P2]
71.77 Bentley 12.31 ~ 12.36 [P1] 12.33 ~ 12.34 [P1]
75.68 Farnham 12/43 [P1] 12/41 [P1]
78.74 Aldershot 12*50 ~ 12*55 [P1] 12/46 [P1]
80.34 Aldershot North Jn 12/58 12.51 ~ 12.53
80.76 Aldershot South Jn 13/03 12.56 ~ 13.02
81.59 Ash 13/06 [P1] 13/06 [P1]
87.66 Guildford 13/14 [P6] 13/16 [P4]
89.01 Shalford Jn 13/16 13/19
? Shalford 13/18 [P1] 13/21 [P1]
95.40 Gomshall 13/27 [P1] 13/28
100.76 Dorking Deepdene 13/35 [P1] 13/33 [P1]
106.34 Reigate 13C48 ~ 13C57 [P1] 13/39 [P1]
108.21 Redhill 14/03 [P1] 14/02 [P2]
114.57 Stoats Nest Jn 14/13 [US] 14/13 [US]
115.48 Purley 14/14 [P3] [US] 14/15 [P3] [US]
117.56 South Croydon 14.18a ~ 14.26d [P4] [DS] 14.24 ~ 14.28 [P4] [DS]
119.64 Purley 14/33 [P4] [DS] 14/35 [P4] [DS]
120.55 Stoats Nest Jn 14/34 [QL] 14/38 [QL]
128.05 Earlswood 14/40 [DF] 14/47 [DF]
133.02 Gatwick Airport 14*46 ~ 14*58 [P7] [DF] 14.53 ~ 14.59 [P7] [DF]
135.56 Three Bridges 15/04 [P5] [DF] 15/05 [P5] [DF]
137.63 Balcombe Tunnel Jn 15/06 15/07
143.35 Copyhold Jn 15.12 ~ 15.22 15.14 ~ 15.17
144.69 Ardingly 15.35a ~ 15.50d 15.26 ~ 15.50 [No.1 Loop]
146.23 Copyhold Jn 16/09 16.00 ~ 16.17
147.02 Haywards Heath 16c13 ~ 16c18 [P1] 16.20 ~ 16.22 [P1]
150.12 Keymer Jn 16/23 16/26
158.44 Preston Park 16/35 [P3] 16/36 [P3]
159.79 Hove 16/40 [P1] 16/40 [P1]
164.33 Shoreham-by-Sea 16/51 [P2] 16/46 [P2]
169.10 Worthing Central 17/00 [P3] 16/55 [P3]
169.74 West Worthing 17/01 [P2] 16/58 [P2]
174.08 Angmering 17/11 [P2] 17/08 [P2]
177.45 Arundel Jn 17/24 17/13
178.19 Ford 17/26 [P2] 17/15 [P2]
180.73 Barnham 17/30 [P2] 17/20 [P2]
187.15 Chichester 17/40 [P2] 17/26 [P2]
196.05 Havant 17/54 [P2] 17/35 [P2]
199.02 Farlington Jn 18/02 17/40
199.48 Cosham Jn 18/10 17/41
199.55 Cosham 18/11 [P1] 17/42 [P1]
205.70 Fareham 18/20 [P1] 17/49 [P1]
? Fareham North Jn 18/21 17.51 ~ 17.53
211.19 Botley 18/27 [P1] 18/01 [P1]
? Eastleigh South Jn 18/33 18/08
216.56 Eastleigh 18c35 ~ 18c36 [P2] 18.11 ~ 18.12 [P3] [DS]
? Allbrook Jn 18/39 18/19 [DS-US]
220.41 Shawford 18/47 [P1] 18/46 [P1]
223.52 Winchester 18/51 [P1] 18/51 [P1]
239.70 Worting Jn 19/06 [UF] 19/06 [UF]
242.30 Basingstoke 19/11 [P3] [UF] 19/09 [P3] [UF]
? Fleet 19/21 [UF] 19/19 [UF]
256.74 Farnborough Main 19/24 [UF] 19/22 [UF]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z81 : (66752 with 73128 + 73136 on rear) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to London Waterloo
5Z85 : (66752 with 73128 + 73136 on rear) : London Waterloo to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Eastleigh T&RSMD 06.09d   22.43a
Eastleigh 06/19   22.32 ~ 22.33
Winchester 06/34   22/23
Worting Jn 06/49   22/06
Basingstoke 06/51   22/00
Farnborough Main 07/04   21/45
Woking 07/14   21/34
Byfleet & New Haw 07/21   21/22
Addlestone Jn 07/23   21/17
Virginia Water 07/35   21/10
Staines 07/44   21/00
Feltham 07/50   20/56
Hounslow 07/54   20/52
Brentford 07/59   20/47
Barnes 08/16   20/40
Clapham Junction 08/24   20/34
London Waterloo 08.40a [P19]   20.24d [P19]

(73136 + 73128 with 66752 on rear) : Alresford to Alresford Headshunt
(66752 with 73128 + 73136 on rear) : Alresford Headshunt to Alresford

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Alresford 11.07d [P1]   11.27a [P1]
Alresford Headshunt 11.09a   11.25d


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