9th October 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Golden Arrow (day 1 of 3)

Locos Used at least 47832 & steam: 70000 'Britannia' & 231-K-8
Stock Used [1]: 35317+326+99316+99371+3143+1861+4994+9391
[2]: ?

Route :
1Z82 : London Victoria to Dover Priory
???? : Calais to Paris

Loco(s) Stock Route
70000 (1) [1] London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Cambria Jn - Demark Hill - Nunhead - Catford - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Otford - Maidstone East - Charing - Ashford International - Folkestone Central - Dover Priory
231-K-8 (3) [2] Calais - ??? - Abbeville
???? (3) [2] Abbeville - ??? - Paris

Notes : 
(1) 47832 on rear.
(2) 70000 'Britannia' replaced unavailable 34067 'Tangmere'.
(3) It is reported that SNCF steam locomotive 231-K-8 failed at Abbeville with a dropped fusible plug. The train continued diesel hauled from Abbeville to Paris Nord, arriving at 03.00. Confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 06.58d [P2] 06.58
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 07/02 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 07/04 07/02
Brixton 07/06 07/04
Cambria Jn 07/08 ?
Denmark Hill 07/09 [P4] 07/07
Crofton Road Jn 07/11 07/11
Nunhead 07/14 [P2] 07/14
Catford 07/18 ?
Bellingham  07/20 07/19
Shortlands Jn 07/24 07/22
Bromley South 07/27 07/27
Bickley Jn 07/31 07/31
St Mary Cray Jn 07/32 07/34
Swanley 07/41 [P4] 07/40
Otford Jn 07/52 07/49
Maidstone East 08/16 08/16
Lenham 08w29 ~ 08w58 [DPL] 08.30 ~ 08.55
Charing 09/09 ?
Ashford International 09/20 [P6] 09/13
Saltwood Jn 09/32 09/34
Folkestone Central 09/43 09/37
Dover Priory 09.57a [P1] 09.55


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z81 : (70000 with 47832 on rear) :  Southall to Hayes & Harlington
5Z81 : (47832 with 70000 on rear) :  Hayes & Harlington to London Victoria

Location Booked
Southall Depot 04.25d
Southall Yard 04.35 ~ 04.41
Southall West Jn 04/43
Hayes & Harlington Loop 04.45 ~ 04.50
Southall 04/54
West Ealing 04/58
Acton West 05/00
Acton Main Line 05.04 ~ 05.08
Acton Wells Jn 05/11
Acton Canal Wharf 05/13
Willesden No.7 Jn 05.16 ~ 05.21
Willesden West London Jn 05/24
Mitre Bridge Jn 05/41
North Pole Jn 05/42
Kensington Olympia 05.46 ~ 05.48
Latchmere Jn 05/55
Longhedge Jn 06/06
Stewarts Lane Jn 06/08
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 06/09
London Victoria 06.13a [P2]

5Z83 : (70000 with 47832 on rear) :  Dover Priory to Southall

Location Booked
Dover Priory 10.07d [P1]
Aylesham 10.22 ~ 10.32
Canterbury East 10/44
Faversham 10.58 ~ 11.07
Gillingham 11/32
Rochester ?
Sole Street 11/52
Swanley 12/05
Shortlands Jn 12/18
Nunhead 12/25
Longhedge Jn 12/51
Kensington Olympia 13.01 ~ 13.03
Willesden SW Sidings 13.12 ~ 13.45
Acton Main Line 13/56
Southall Yard 14.08 ~ 14.20
Southall Depot 14.31a


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