9th July 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 37706 & 47760
Stock Used 99371+99352+99348+1666+5236+13440+9104+5216+5171

Route : 
1Z67 : London Victoria to Weymouth
1Z69 : Weymouth to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
47760 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Farnborough Main - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - St Denys - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
37706 (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Southampton Central
47760 (1) Southampton Central - Redbridge - Romsey - Dean - Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn - Andover - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Farnborough Main - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes: 
(1) 37706 on rear.
(2) 47760 on rear.
(3) John Clifford comments: This tour was run to commemorate the end of Southern steam in 1967. It was due to be hauled by 'B1' class no. 61306 'Mayflower', but this had failed so it ran diesel hauled instead. On the return we were held outside Waterloo, as our booked platform (no. 16) was blocked by a failed train so we ran into no. 15 when that was clear.


37706 at Weymouth (photo: Steve Agabeg)

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
London Victoria 08.44d  [P2] [FL] 08.45 [P2] [FL]   - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 08/48   - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/52 [RVL] 08/51 [RVL]   - -
Longhedge Jn 08/58 08.52 ~ 08.55   - -
London Waterloo - -   21.18a [P16] 21.27 [P15]
International Jn - -   ? 21.11 ~ 21.24
Clapham Junction 09/02 [P5] [DF] 09/04 [P5] [DF]   21/09 [P8] [UMF] 21/04 [P8] [UMF]
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/11 [P3]   - -
Brentford 09/15 [P2] 09/17 [P2]   - -
Hounslow 09/21 [P2] 09/26 [P2]   - -
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/29   - -
Feltham 09/24 [P2] 09/32 [P2]   - -
Staines 09/33 [P2] 09/37 [P2]   - -
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] 09/46 [P4]   - -
Addlestone Jn 09/53 09/56   - -
Wimbledon - -   21/03 [P6] [UF] 21/00 [P6] [UF]
New Malden - -   21/00 [P2] [UF] 20/57 [P2] [UF]
Surbiton - -   20/58 [P2] [UF] 20/55 [P2] [UF]
Hampton Court Jn - -   20/56 [UF] 20/54 [UF]
Weybridge - -   20/49 [UF] 20/48 [P2] [UF]
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [DS] 09/59 [DS]   20/48 [UF] 20/45 [US]
Woking 10/04 [P5] [DS] 10/04 [P5] [DS]   20.36a ~ 20.43d [P1] [UF] 20.35 ~ 20.39 [P1] [US]
Woking Jn 10/05 [DS] 10/05 [DS]   20/32 [US] 20/33 [US]
Brookwood 10.10a ~ 10.12d [P2] [DS] 10.10 ~ 10.13 [P2] [DS]   20/27 [P1] [US] 20.27 ~ 20.28 [P1] [US]
Pirbright Jn 10/15 [DS] 10/17 [DS]   20/25 [US] 20/24 [US]
Farnborough (Main) 10/19 [P2] [DS] 10/21 [P2] [DS]   20/20 [P1] [US] 20/20 [P1] [US]
Fleet 10/23 [P2] [DS] 10/24 [P2] [DS]   20/16 [P1] [US] 20/17 [P1] [US]
Winchfield 10w28a ~ 10w39d [P2] [DS] 10.28 ~ 10.38 [P2] [DS]   20/12 [P1] [US] ?
Basingstoke 10/53 [DS] [P2] [DS] 10/55 [P1] [DS]   19w52a ~ 20w04d [P4] [US] 19.53 ~ 20.06 [P4] [US]
Worting Jn 10/58 10.59 ~ 11.00   19/47 [US] 19.37 ~ 19.46 [US]
Winchester 11/16 [P2] 11/18 [P2]   - -
Shawford Jn 11/19 [DS] 11/20 [DS]   - -
Eastleigh 11/36 [P2] 11/35 [P2]   - -
St Denys 11/42 [P2] 11/43 [P2]   - -
Northam Jn 11/49 [DS] 11/45 [DF]   - -
Andover - -   19/26 [P1] 19/20 [P1]
Laverstock North Jn - -   19/08 19/04
Laverstock South Jn - -   19/06 19/03
Dean - -   18/54 [P2] 18/54 [P2]
Romsey - -   18/45 [P2] 18/47 [P2]
Redbridge - -   18/37 [P2] 18/39 [P2]
Southampton Central 11.53a ~ 11.56d [P3] [DS] 11.48 ~ 11.56 [P3] [DS]   18.26a ~ 18.31d [US] [P3] [DF] 18.28 ~ 18.33 [US] [P3] [DS]
Redbridge 12/02 [P2] 12/02 [P2]   18/21 [P1] 18/22 [P1]
Beaulieu Road 12w10a ~ 12w20d [P2] 12/12 [P2]   18/14 [P1] ?
Brockenhurst 12/27 [P3] 12/19 [P3]   18/09 [P2] 18/09 [P2]
Bournemouth 12.48a ~ 12.50d [P3] 12.46 ~ 12.48 [P3]   17.47a ~ 17.50d [P3] 17.48 ~ 17.51 [P3]
Branksome 12/56 [P2] 12/55 [P2]   17/38 [P1] 17/30 [P1]
Poole 13/01 [P2] 13/01 [P2]   17/27 [P1] 17/23 [P1]
Wareham 13/12 [P2] 13/10 [P2]   17/13 [P1] 17/13 [P1]
Wool 13/19 [P2] 13/17 [P2]   17/03 [P1] 17/08 [P1]
Moreton 13/25 [P2] 13/25 [P2]   16/57 [P1] 17/03 [P1]
Dorchester South 13.33a ~ 13.36d [P1] 13.33 ~ 13.35 [P2]   16.47a ~ 16.50d [P1] 16.54 ~ 16.56 [P1]
Dorchester Jn 13/39 13/37   16/45 16/53
Weymouth 13.49a [P2] 13.47 [P2]   16.30d [P2] 16.33 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z66 : (47760 with 37706 on rear?) :  Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn?
5Z66 : (37706 with 47760 on rear) :  Willesden No.7 Jn? to London Victoria
5Z71 : (37706 with 47760 on rear) : London Waterloo to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.20d 23.16a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45 22.56 ~ 23.06
Southall East Jn 06/46 22/55
West Ealing 06/48 22/52
Acton West 06/50 22/50
Acton Main Line 06/56 22/48
Acton Wells Jn 07/02 22/47
Acton Canal Wharf 07/06 -
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.10 ~ 07.16 -
Willesden West London Jn 07/19 -
Willesden SW Sdgs - 22.25 ~ 22.44
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/26 22/22
North Pole Jn 07/27 22/21
Kensington Olympia 07.31 ~ 07.35 22/16
West Brompton 07/38 22.12 ~ 22.14
Latchmere Jn 07/43 21.47 ~ 22.08
Longhedge Jn 07/46 -
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/51 [RVL] -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 07/57 -
London Victoria 08.05a [P2] -
West London Jn - 21/44
Queenstown Road - 21/43
Nine Elms Jn - 21/41
London Waterloo - 21.35d [P16]

5Z67 : (37706 with 47760 on rear) :  Weymouth to Jersey Sidings
5Z69 : (47760 with 37706 on rear) :  Jersey Sidings to Weymouth

Location Booked   Booked Actual
Weymouth 13.55d [P2]   16.24a [P2] 16.28 [P2]
Jersey Sidings 13.59a   16.20d ?


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