12th December 2015

UK Railtours
Festive Winchester

Loco Used 67018 'Keith Heller'
Stock Used 35469+3123+3097+1691+3098+3121+3147+1651+3149+3069+1832

Route :
1Z37 : Cambridge to Winchester
1Z39 : Winchester to Cambridge

Loco Route
67018 Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Royston - Letchworth - Hitchin - Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Bramley - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester
67018 Winchester - (reverse of outward route) - Gospel Oak - Junction Road Jn - Upper Holloway - South Tottenham - Coppermill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn (2) - High Meads Jn - (2) Lea Jn - Navarino Road Jn - Canonbury West Jn - Highbury Vale Jn - Finsbury Park - (reverse of outward route) - Cambridge

Notes :
(1) Off tour option; visit to Winchester Cathedral for Christmas Carol Service. 
(2) Booked route was via Stratford and Channelsea Jn however the station avoiding line/chord was used instead.


67018 starting the day at Cambridge (photo: David Lodwick)

Sources : David Lodwick (on the outward leg of the tour) & Malcolm Newman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Cambridge 06.50d [P7] 06.51   21.48a [P8] 21.43
Shepreth Branch Jn 06/55 06/57   21/43 21/37
Royston 07.07a ~ 07.09d [P1] 07.10 ~ 07.12   21.28a ~ 21.30d [P2] 21.18 ~ 21.25
Letchworth 07.21a ~ 07.23d [P1] 07.23 ~ 07.26   21.14a ~ 21.16d [P2] 21.06 ~ 21.08
Hitchin 07/26 [P1] 07/30   21/03 [P2] [DCF] 21/01
Stevenage 07.30a ~ 07.32d [P1] 07.35 ~ 07.38   20.54a ~ 20.57d [P3] [DS] 20.53 ~ 20.57
Woolmer Green Jn 07/36 07/42   20/50 [DF] 20/49
Digswell Jn 07/38 [US] 07/45   20/47 20/46
Welwyn Garden City 07.42a ~ 07.45d [P2] [US] 07.47 ~ 07.50   20.40a ~ 20.46d [P3] [DS] 20.37 ~ 20.40
Potters Bar 07.54a ~ 07.57d [P1] [US] 07.58 ~ 08.03   20.28a ~ 20.31d [P4] [DS] 20.24 ~ 20.28
Alexandra Palace 08/05 [P2] [SL1] 08/11   20/18 [P3] [DS] 20/17
Finsbury Park 08.12a ~ 08.15d [P3] [US] 08.15 ~ 08.17 [P3]   20.03a ~ 20.13d [P8] [SL2] 20.05 ~ 20.13
Copenhagen Jn 08/20 ?   - -
York Way North Jn 08/21 ?   - -
Camden Road Central Jn 08/23 ?   - -
Camden Road Jn 08/30 08/24   - -
Highbury Vale Jn - -   20/00 ?
Canonbury West Jn - -   20/00 20/00
Navarino Road Jn - -   19/57 19/57
Lea Jn - -   19/52 19/53
Channelsea Jn - -   19/52 DIV
Stratford - -   19/49 [P11] DIV
Temple Mills East Jn - -   19/44 19/49
Coppermill Jn  - -   19/39 19/43
Tottenham South Jn - -   19.27 ~ 19.37 ?
South Tottenham - -   19/25 [P2] 19/25
Upper Holloway - -   19/19 [P2] ?
Junction Road Jn - -   19/17 ?
Gospel Oak 08/35 [P1] 08/31   19/15 19/12
Kensal Green Jn 08/48 08/42   19/03 19/02
Willesden Junction HL 08c50 ~ 08c51 [P5] 08.44 ~ 08.47   18c59 ~ 19c01 [P4] 18.58 ~ 19.00
Acton Wells Jn 08/54 08/53   18/56 18/55
Acton Main Line 08/56 [GL] 08/56   18.41 ~ 18.53 [GL] 18.37 ~ ?
Acton West 09/00 [DR] 08/58   18/37 18/36
Ealing Broadway 09/01 [P3] [DR] 08/59   18/34 [P4] [UR] 18/34
West Ealing 09/02 ?   18/33 [UR] ?
Southall East Jn 09/04 [DR] 09/02   18/31 [UR] 18/32
Southall 09/05 [DR] 09/03   18/30 [UR] 18/32
Heathrow Airport Jn 09/06 [DR] 09/07   18/29 [UR] 18/30
Dolphin Jn 09/16 [DM] ?   18/22 [UR] ?
Slough 09/17 [P2] [DM] 09/20   18/21 [P5] [UR] 18/22
Maidenhead 09/22 [P1] [DM] 09/25   18/15 [P2] [UM] 18/15
Twyford 09/27 [DM] 09/28   18/08 [UM] 18/08
Kennet Bridge Jn 09/32  09/31   18/05 [ML] 18/03
Reading 09/34 [P8] 09/34   17*47 ~ 18*02 [P7] 17.45 ~ 18.02
Oxford Road Jn 09/38 09/37   17/44 [WL] 17/43
Southcote Jn 09/39 09/38   17/41 17/40
Bramley 09/48 [P2] 09/47   17/32 [P1] 17/32
Basingstoke 09/54 [P2] [DF] 09/53   17/25 [P4] 17/26
Worting Jn 09/58 09/56   17/23 [US] 17/22
Wallers Ash Loop 10*11 ~ 10*30 [DPL] 10.06 ~ 10.32   17/13 17/14
Winchester 10.38a [P2] 10.39   17.08d [P1] 17.08


Associated E.C.S. Workings

11/12/15 : 
5M61 : (67018) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 21.26d
Eastleigh 21/36
Winchester 21/43
Worting Jn 21/58
Basingstoke 22/00
Bramley 22/08
Southcote Jn 22/18
Oxford Road Jn 22/19
Reading 22c22 ~ 22c28
Twyford 22/39
Maidenhead 22/46
Slough 22/52
Southall 23/11
West Ealing 23/16
Acton West 23/22
Acton Main Line 23/24
Acton Wells Jn 23/27
Acton Canal Wharf 23/37
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/40
Wembley Yard 23.48a

12/12/15 : 
5Z37 : (67018) : Wembley Yard to Cambridge
5Z40 : (67018) : Cambridge to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 04.06d 00.26a
Harlesden Jn 04/22 00/17
Kensal Green Jn 04/27 -
Gospel Oak 04/35 -
Willesden West London Jn - 00/16
Camden Road Jn 04/38 23/59
Camden Road Central Jn 04/39 23/55
York Way North Jn 04/41 23/53
Copenhagen Jn 04/42 23/52
Finsbury Park 04/46 23*21 ~ 23*46
Alexandra Palace 04/50 23/14
Potters Bar 04/58 23/09
Welwyn Garden City 05/05 23/04
Woolmer Green Jn 05/08 23/00
Stevenage 05/11 22/56
Hitchin 05/14 22/53
Letchworth 05/17 22/50
Royston 05/39 22/39
Shepreth Branch Jn 05/51 22/28
Cambridge 06.01a [P7] 22.23d [P8]

5Z38 : (67018) : Winchester to Eastleigh T&RSMD
5Z39 : (67018) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Winchester

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Winchester 10.45d [P2] 17.00a [P1]
Eastleigh 10/53 16/52
Eastleigh T&RSMD 11.04a 16.42d

14/12/15 : 
5O61 : (67015 + 67018) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 09.53d
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03
Acton Canal Wharf 10/17
Acton Wells Jn 10/19
Brentford 10/30
Hounslow 10/37
Feltham 10/41
Staines 10/47
Virginia Water 10/57
Addlestone Jn 11/08
Byfleet & New Haw 11/10
Woking 11/15
Farnborough Main 11/27
Basingstoke 11/53
Worting Jn 11/58
Winchester 12/16
Eastleigh 12/25
Eastleigh South Jn 12/27
Eastleigh T&RSMD 12.39a


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