25th May 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express (1 of 2)

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 60103 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used 99953+5237+5249+5236+1666+13320+99371+99352+13440+9104+5200+5171

Route : 1Z82 throughout

Loco(s) Route
60103 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn  - Kew East Jn - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Addlestone Jn - Byfleet & New Haw - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Gomshall - Reigate - Redhill - Purley - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - Crystal Palace - West Norwood - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes : 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) John Clifford comments: This tour was originally advertised as one from London Victoria to Ely and back. Due to trespass problems on the East Coast Main Line it was changed to a Surrey Hills circular. There was also an evening trip which followed the same route except that after Brixton it ran to West Brompton. The water tanker broke down on the way to Shalford so we took water from a hydrant outside Shalford station. Because this took longer the following 13.04 Reading - Redhill was held at Guildford and arrived at Redhill 15 minutes late. Despite leaving Shalford 21 minutes late, we were only 5minutes late arriving at Victoria, helped by a rather slack schedule.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 11.12d [P2] [FL] 11.14 [P2] [FL]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 11/16 11/18
Stewarts Lane Jn 11/20 [RVL] 11/20 [RVL]
Longhedge Jn 11/25 11.21 ~ 11.26
Latchmere Jn 11/37 11.31 ~ 11.36
Kensington Olympia 11/45 [DM] 11/46 [DM]
North Pole Jn 11/51 11/52
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/52 [RVL] 11/53 [RVL]
Willesden SW Sidings 11.56 ~ 11.59 11/56
Acton Wells Jn 12/02 11.58 ~ 12.00
Acton Central 12.06 ~ 12.07 [P1] 12/07
South Acton Jn 12/09 12/09
Kew East Jn 12/13 12/12
Brentford 12/17 12/16 [P2]
Hounslow 12/21 12/23 [P2]
Feltham Jn 12/23 12/26
Feltham 12/25 [P2] 12/29 [P2]
Staines 12/32 [P2] 12/37 [P2]
Virginia Water 12/42 [P4] 12/46 [P4]
Addlestone Jn 12/52 12/55
Byfleet & New Haw 12/56 [DS] 12/56 [DS]
Woking 13/06 [P5] 13/08 [P5] [DS]
Woking Jn 13/07 13/09
Guildford 13/14 [P4] 13/25 [P4]
Shalford Jn 13/16 13/28
Shalford 13w20a ~ 13w41d [P1] 13.30 ~ 14.02 [P1]
Gomshall 13/50 14/10 [P1]
Reigate 14/05 14/22 [P1]
Redhill 14/10 [P1] 14/27 [P2]
Stoats Nest Jn 14/21 [US] 14/39 [US]
Purley 14/26 [P3] 14/42 [P3] [US]
South Croydon 14/31 [P3] 14/48 [P3] [US]
East Croydon 14/41 [P4] 14/53 [P4] [SL]
Windmill Bridge Jn 14/42 [SL] 14/55 [SL]
Norwood Fork Jn 14/44 [FL] 14/56 [FL]
Norwood Junction 14/48 [P3] 14/58 [P3]
Bromley Jn 14/51 14/59
Crystal Palace 14/54 [P1] 15/02 [P1]
West Norwood 15/00 [P1] 15/06 [P1]
West Norwood Jn 15/02 15/07
Tulse Hill 15/05 [P3] 15/09 [P3]
Herne Hill 15/08 [P1] 15/13 [P1]
Brixton 15/09 15/15 [P1]
Voltaire Road Jn 15/11 [FL] 15/17 [FL]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 15/14 15/20 [FL]
London Victoria 15.18a [P2] 15.23 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z81 : (60103 with 47580 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z81 : (47580 with 60103 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to London Victoria

Location Booked Actual
Southall Depot 06.09d  
Southall 06.19 ~ 06.29  
Southall East Jn 06/30  
Acton West 06/39  
Acton Main Line 06/41  
Acton Wells Jn 06/44  
Acton Canal Wharf 06/49  
Willesden No.7 Jn 06.51 ~ 06.55  
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 06.57 ~ 09.53  
Willesden West London Jn 09/55  
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/59  
North Pole Jn 10/01  
Kensington Olympia 10/05  
West Brompton 10.07 ~ 10.09  
Latchmere Jn 10/15  
Longhedge Jn 10/17  
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/23  
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 10/28  
London Victoria 10.31a [P2] 10.23 [P2]

5Z?? : (47580 with 60103 on rear) : London Victoria to Acton Wells Jn
5Z?? : (60103 with 47580 on rear) : Acton Wells Jn to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z?? : (47580 with 60103 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to Acton Lane Reception Sidings

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 15.35d [P2] 15.37 [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 15/37  
Stewarts Lane Jn 15/40  
Longhedge Jn 15/51  
Latchmere Jn 15/54  
Kensington Olympia 16/01  
North Pole Jn 16/06  
Mitre Bridge Jn 16/07  
Willesden SW Sidings 16.11 ~ 16.15  
Acton Wells Jn 16.28 ~ 16.34  
Acton Canal Wharf 16/40  
Willesden No.7 Jn 16.43 ~ 16.47  
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 16.50a  


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