22nd September 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47760 & steam: 61306 'Mayflower'
Stock Used (2) (35479)+5222+5216+9104+5237+5236+1666+99348+99352+3058

Route : 
1Z42 : Horsham to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z44 : Bristol Temple Meads to Horsham

Loco(s) Route
61306 (1) Horsham - Ockley - Holmwood - Dorking - Leatherhead - Epsom - Cheam - Sutton - Mitcham Junction - Streatham South Jn - Streatham North Jn - Balham - Clapham Junction - Latchmere Jn - West Brompton - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Hanwell Bridge Loop
61306 Hanwell Bridge Loop - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Newbury - Heywood Road Jn - Hawkeridge Jn - Trowbridge - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
61306 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa - Bathampton Jn - Chippenham - Wootton Bassett Jn - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Maidenhead - Slough - Southall - Hanwell Bridge Loop
47760 Hanwell Bridge Loop - (reverse of outward route?) - Horsham

Notes: 
(1) 47760 on rear.
(2) 35479 was only in the consist when 61306 was on the train.
(3) Tour postponed from 28/04/15.

Source : John Clifford (joined the outward leg at Horsham, returned to Reading)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Horsham 08.20d [P1] 08.22 [P1]   23.10a [P1] ?
Ockley 08.30a ~ 08.33d 08.35 ~ 08.36 [P1]   22.55a ~ 22.58d ?
Holmwood 08w39a ~ 08w55d 08w41 ~ 08w51 [P1]   22.47a ~ 22.50d ?
Dorking 09.03a ~ 09.06d [P1] 09.09 ~ 09.10 [P1]   22.36a ~ 22.39d [P2] ?
Leatherhead 09.15a ~ 09.18d [P1] 09.21 ~ 09.23 [P1]   22.24a ~ 22.27d [P2] ?
Epsom 09/24 [P3] 09/31 [P3]   22/15 [P1] ?
Cheam 09.32a ~ 09.35d 09.37 ~ 09.39 [P1]   22.04a ~ 22.06d ?
Sutton 09/41 [P1] 09/42 [P1]   22/00 [P4] ?
Mitcham Junction 09/49 [P1] 09/49 [P1]   21/47 [P2] ?
Streatham South Jn 09/56 09/57   21/42 ?
Streatham North Jn 09/57 [US] 09/59 [US]   21/39 ?
Balham 10/00 [P2] 10/02 [P2] [US]   21/34 [P1] [DS] ?
Clapham Junction 10/05 [P16] 10/07 [P16]   21.12 ~ 21.28 [P17] [DS] ?
Latchmere Jn 10/26 10.10 ~ 10.22   21/08 ?
West Brompton 10.30a ~ 10.32d [P4] 10.28 ~ 10.32 [P4]   21.02a ~ 21.04d [P3] ?
Kensington Olympia 10/35 [DM] 10/35 [DM]   21/00 [P3] ?
North Pole Jn 10/39 10/38   20/56 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/40 10/40   20/55 ?
Willesden SW Sidings 10/44 10/43   20/51 ?
Acton Wells Jn 10/46 10/46   20/48 ?
Acton Main Line 10/49 [P3] 10/50 [P3] [DR]   20/43 [P4] ?
Acton West 10/51 10/53   20/42 [UR] ?
West Ealing ? ?   20/39 ?
Hanwell ? ?   20/36 ?
Hanwell Bridge Loop 11L00 ~ 11L21 [GL] 11L01 ~ 11L28 [GL]   19L56 ~ 20L03 [GL] ?
Southall 11/24 [P3] [DR] 11/29 [P3] [DR]   19/53 [P4] [UR] ?
Heathrow Airport Jn 11/27 [DR] 11/35 [DR]   19/47 [UR] ?
Slough 11/35 [P4] [DR] 11/45 [P4] [DR]   19/35 [P5] [UR] ?
Maidenhead 11/42 [P3] [DR] 11/56 [P3] [DR]   19/27 [P4] [UR] ?
Twyford 11/49 [P3] [DR] 12/04 [P3] [DR]   19/18 [P4] [UR] ?
Kennet Bridge Jn 11/54 [RL] 12/09 [RL]   19/14 [RL] ?
Reading 11.57a ~ 12.03d [P14] 12.12a ~ 12.15 [P14]   19.04a ~ 19.11 [P13] 19.07 ~ ??.?? [P13]

 

Location Booked Actual
Southcote Jn 12/09 12/21
Newbury Racecourse 12w31 ~ 12w47 [P3] 12w39 ~ 12w47 [P3]
Newbury 12/50 [P1] 12/56 [P1]
Bedwyn 13/04 [P1] 13/12 [P1]
Woodborough 13/16 13/23
Lavington 13/25 13/31
Heywood Road Jn 13/34 13/41
Hawkeridge Jn 13/38 13/44
Trowbridge ? ?
Bradford Jn 13/48 13/50
Bathampton Jn 14/02 14/01
Bath Spa 14.06a ~ 14.09d [P1] 14.05 ~ 14.09 [P1]
North Somerset Jn 14/24 14/24
Bristol East Jn 14/26 14.26 ~ 14.27
Bristol Temple Meads 14.28a [P12] ~ 16.35d [P11]  14.30 [P12] ~ 16.47 [P3]
Bristol East Jn 16/37 [UF] 16/49 [UF]
North Somerset Jn 16/38 16/50
Bath Spa 16.52a ~ 16.57d [P2] 17.03 ~ 17.06 [P2]
Bathampton Jn 17/01 17/11
Thingley East Jn 17/11 17/22
Chippenham 17/13 [P2] 17/23 [P2]
Wootton Bassett Jn 17/26 17/35
Swindon 17.37 ~ 17.48 [P1] 17.44 ~ 17.56 [P1]
Uffington 18/00 18/09
Challow 18/03 [UM] 18/12 [UM]
Wantage Road 18/07 18/14
Steventon 18/11 [RL] 18/18 [RL]
Milton Jn 18w15 ~ 18w35 18w19 ~ 18w35
Foxhall Jn 18/42 [RL] 18/44 [RL]
Didcot Parkway 18/44 [P4] 18/45 [P4]
Didcot East Jn 18/45 [UR] 18/47 [UR]
Goring & Streatley ? ?
Reading West Jn 19/02 19/02

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z42 : (47760 with 61306 on rear) : Southall to Horsham
5Z45 : (47760 + tour stock) : Horsham to Southall

Location Booked Actual   Booked
Southall Depot 05.06d     01.35a
Southall Yard 05.16 ~ 05.26     01.15 ~ 01.25
Southall East Jn 05/27 [UR]     01/14
West Ealing 05/33     ?
Acton West 05/38     01/09 [DM]
Acton Main Line 05/41     01.01 ~ 01.05 [GL]
Acton Wells Jn 05/44     00/57
Willesden SW Sidings 05*48 ~ 06*21     00/55
Mitre Bridge Jn 06/26     00/51
North Pole Jn 06/28     00/50
Kensington Olympia 06/32 [P3]     00/45 [DM]
West Brompton 06.34 ~ 06.35 [P3]     00.40 ~ 00.42 [P4]
Latchmere Jn 06/39     00/36
Clapham Junction 06/41 [P17]     00/31 [P16]
Balham 06/47 [P1]     00/27 [P2]
Streatham North Jn 06/55     00/24
Streatham South Jn 06/58     00/22
Mitcham Junction 07/02     00/18 
Sutton 07/10 [P2]     00/13 [P1]
Epsom 07/24 [P1]     00/06 [P3]
Leatherhead 07/31 [P2]     23/59 [P1]
Dorking 07/37 [P3]     23/54 [P1]
Warnham 07*54 ~ 08*06     -
Horsham 08.13a [P1] 08.17 [P1]   23.37d [P1]

5Z43 : (61306 + tour stock) : Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol West Jn
5Z43 : (61306 + tour stock) : Bristol West Jn to Bristol Temple Meads

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 14.35d [P12] 14.39 [P12]   16.28a [P11] 16.36a [P3]
Bristol West Jn 14.38a ?   16.25d ?

5Z44 : (61306 with 35479) : Bristol West Jn - Bristol Temple Meads - St Philips Marsh H.S.T. Depot - Bristol West Jn
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Bristol West Jn 14.50d
Bristol Temple Meads 14/52 [DT]
Bristol East Jn 14/54
North Somerset Jn 14/56
St Phillips Marsh H.S.T. Depot 15.06 ~ 16.06
Bristol West Jn 16.14a

0Z42 : (47760) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Southall
0Z44 : (47760) : Southall to Hanwell Bridge Loop

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Hanwell Bridge Loop 11.35d 20.07a
Southall East Jn 11/36 20/06
Southall Yard 11.37 ~ 11.43 19.59 ~ 20.05
Southall Depot 11.53a 19.49d

5Z46 : (61306 with 35479) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Southall

Location Booked
Hanwell Bridge Loop 20.41d
Southall East Jn 20/42
Southall Yard 20.44 ~ 20.50
Southall Depot 21.00a


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