9th September 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Dorset Coast Express

Locos Used 47760 & steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518+99304+4973+1860+99125+99121+99122+99127+99712+99128

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

Loco(s) Route
34067 (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
47760 (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Southampton Central
34067 (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) 47760 on rear. 
(2) 34067 on rear. 
(3) This was the last 'Dorset Coast Express' for the 2015 season.

Source : Nick Bartlett (on the tour: Beaulieu Road - Weymouth - Bournemouth)

Photo Review


34067 on arrival at sunny Weymouth (photo: Nick Bartlett)


47760 passing Winfrith, near Wool, on the return leg (photo: Mark Jamieson)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.44d [P2] [FL] 08.45   - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 ?   - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/52 [RVL] ?   - -
Longhedge Jn 08/58 ?   - -
London Waterloo - -   21.18a [P16] 21.19
Clapham Junction 09/02 [P5] [DF] 09/02   21/09 [P8] [UMF] 21/07
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09.13 ~ ?   - -
Brentford 09/15 [P2] 09/31   - -
Hounslow 09/21 [P2] 09/38   - -
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/42   - -
Feltham 09/24 [P2] 09/45   - -
Staines 09.33a ~ 09.35d [P2] 09.52 ~ 09.54   - -
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] 10/02   - -
Addlestone Jn 09/53 ?   - -
Wimbledon - -   21/03 [P6] [UF] 21/02
New Malden - -   21/00 [P2] [UF] 21/00
Surbiton - -   20/58 [P2] [UF] 20/58
Hampton Court Jn - -   20/56 [UF] 20/56
Weybridge - -   20/49 [UF] 20/51
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [DS] 10/17   20/48 [UF] 20/50
Woking 10.04a ~ 10.06d [P5] [DS] 10.24 ~ 10.27   20.36a ~ 20.43d [P1] [UF] 20.34 ~ 20.44
Woking Jn 10/08 [DS] 10/30   20/32 [US] 20/32
Pirbright Jn 10/14 [DS] ?   20/25 [US] 20/27
Farnborough (Main) 10/19 [P2] [DS] ?   20/20 [P1] [US] 20/24
Fleet 10/23 [P2] [DS] ?   20/16 [P1] [US] 20/21
Winchfield 10w28a ~ 10w39d [P2] [DS] ?   20/12 [P1] [US] 20/18
Basingstoke 10.51a ~ 10.53d [P2] [DF] 11.11 ~ 11.13   19w52a ~ 20w04d [P4] [US] 19.52 ~ 20.09
Worting Jn 10/59 [DF] 11/21   19/47 [US] 19/46
Winchester 11/16 [P2] 11/38   - -
Shawford Jn 11/19 [DS] 11/40   - -
Eastleigh 11/36 [P2] 11/44   - -
St Denys 11/42 [P2] 11/48   - -
Northam Jn 11/49 [DS] 11/50   - -
Andover - -   19/26 [P1] 19/26
Laverstock North Jn - -   19/08 19/11
Laverstock South Jn - -   19/06 19/08
Dean - -   18/54 [P2] 18/57
Romsey - -   18/45 [P2] 18/48 [P2]
Redbridge - -   18/37 [P2] 18/40
Southampton Central 11.53a ~ 11.56d [P3] [DS] 11.56 ~ 11.56   18.26a ~ 18.31d  [US] [P3] [DF] 18.25 ~ 18.33
Redbridge 12/02 [P2] 12/02   18/21 [P1] 18/21
Beaulieu Road 12w10a ~ 12w20d [P2] 12w10 ~ 12w20 [P2]   18/14 [P1] 18/14
Brockenhurst 12/27 [P3] 12/27 [P3]   18/09 [P2] 18/08
Bournemouth 12.48a ~ 12.50d [P3/4] 12.47 ~ 12.50 [P3/4]   17.47 ~ 17.50 [P3] 17.45 ~ 17.49 [P4/3]
Branksome 12/56 [P2] 12/56 [P2]   17/38 [P1] 17/26 [P1]
Poole 13/01 [P2] 13/02 [P2]   17/27 [P1] 17/17 [P1]
Wareham 13/12 [P2] 13/12 [P2]   17/13 [P1] 17/08 [P1]
Wool 13/19 [P2] 13/20 [P2]   17/03 [P1] 17/01 [P1]
Moreton 13/25 [P2] 13/27 [P2]   16/57 [P1] 16/57 [P1]
Dorchester South 13/32 [P1] 13/36 [P2]   16/50 [P1] 16/49 [P1]
Dorchester Jn 13/35 13/37   16/49 16/48
Weymouth 13.45a [P2] 13.47 [P2]   16.35d [P2] 16.35 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z66 : (34067 with 47760 on rear?) :  Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn?
5Z66 : (47760 with 34067 on rear) :  Willesden No.7 Jn? to London Victoria
5Z71 : (47760 with 34067 on rear) : London Waterloo to Willesden No.7 Jn?
5Z71 : (34067 with 47760 on rear?) : Willesden No.7 Jn? to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.20d 23.12a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45 22.52 ~ 23.02
Southall East Jn 06/46 22/51
West Ealing 06/48 22/47
Acton West 06/50 22/45
Acton Main Line 06/56 22.35 ~ 22.41
Acton Wells Jn 07/02 22/32
Acton Canal Wharf 07/06 22/26
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.10 ~ 07.16 22.16 ~ 22.23
Willesden West London Jn 07/19 22/13
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/26 22/11
North Pole Jn 07/27 22/10
Kensington Olympia 07.31 ~ 07.35 22/05
West Brompton 07/38 22.01 ~ 22.03
Latchmere Jn 07/43 21.47 ~ 21.57
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 : (47760 with 34067 on rear) :  Weymouth to Jersey Sidings
5Z69 : (34067 with 47760 on rear) :  Jersey Sidings to Weymouth

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Weymouth 13.51d [P2] 16.26a [P2]
Jersey Sidings 13.55a 16.22d


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