28th September 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 6201 'Princess Elizabeth'
Stock Used 99040+5249+5236+1666+13320+99352+13440+9104+5200+5222

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

Loco(s) Route
6201 (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 - Worgret Jn - Norden - Corfe Castle - Swanage
47580 (2) Swanage - (reverse of outward route) - Southampton Central
6201 (1) Southampton Central - Redbridge - Romsey - Dean - Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn - Andover - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Farnborough Main - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Weybridge - Hampton Court Jn - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes: 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 6201 on rear.
(3) John Clifford comments: 
The outward journey ran well. There was a slight loss of time between Worting Jn and Winchester due to a speed restriction at Wallers Ash. Also to needed to wait for a Swanage Railway train at Corfe Castle. Locos working on the Swanage Railway were 'U' class no. 31806 and 'Crompton' no. 33201. On the return journey we were longer at Basingstoke than booked since the engine was low on water when it arrived.


6201 at Swanage (photo: Andrew P.M. Wright)

Sources : John Clifford (on the tour throughout), Chris Skerman & Nigel Benning

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.43d [P2] [FL] 08.46 [P2] [FL]   - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/47 08/50   - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/53 [RVL] 08/52 [RVL]   - -
Longhedge Jn 08/57 08/54   - -
Sig.W135 - 08.55 ~ 09.01   - -
London Waterloo - -   22.14a [P11] 22.25 [P16]
Clapham Junction 09/01 [P5] [DF] 09/04 [P5] [DF]   22/05 [P8] [UMF] 22/15 [P8] [UMF]
Barnes 09/08 [P3] 09/12 [P3]   - -
Brentford 09/15 [P2] 09.18 ~ 09.18 [P2]   - -
Hounslow 09/21 [P2] 09/27 [P2]   - -
Feltham Jn 09/23 09/30   - -
Feltham 09/24 [P2] 09/32 [P2]   - -
Staines 09/33 [P2] 09/38 [P2]   - -
Virginia Water 09/45 [P4] 09/46 [P4]   - -
Addlestone Jn 09/53 09/55   - -
Wimbledon - -   22/00 [P6] [UF] 22/12 [P6] [UF]
New Malden - -   21/57 [P2] [UF] 22/10 [P2] [UF]
Surbiton - -   21/55 [P2] [UF] 22/08 [P2] [UF]
Hampton Court Jn - -   21/53 [UF] 22/07 [UF]
Weybridge - -   21/46 22/01
Byfleet & New Haw 09/56 [DS] 09/56 [DS]   21/45 21/59
Woking 10.04a ~ 10.06d [P5] 10.04 ~ 10.06 [P5] [DS]   21.38a ~ 21.40d [P2] [UF] 21.52 ~ 21.54 [P2] [UF]
Woking Jn 10/08 10/08 DS]   21/36 [UF] 21.45 ~ 21.48 [UF]
Brookwood 10/12 10/13   21/31 21/39 [P1] [US-UF]
Pirbright Jn 10/14 10/15 [DS]   21/29 21/38 {US]
Farnborough (Main) 10/19 [P2] [DS] 10/19 [P2] [DS]   21.20 ~ 21.22 [P1] 21.30 ~ 21.32 [P1] [US]
Fleet 10/23 [P2] [DS] 10/23 [P2] [DS]   21/17 [P1] [US] 21/25 [P1] [US]
Winchfield 10w28 ~ 10w39 [P2] [DS] 10w29 ~ 10.44 [P2] [DS]   21/13 [P1] [US] 21/22
Basingstoke 10.51a ~ 10.53d [P2] [DF] 10.55 ~ 10.57 [P1] [DS]   20w52a ~ 21w05d [P4] [US] 20.54 ~ 21.11 [P4] [US]
Worting Jn 10/59 11/02   20/48 [US] 20.40 ~ 20.47 [US]
Winchester 11/15 [P2] 11/20 [P2]   - -
Shawford Jn 11/19 [DS] 11/23 [DS]   - -
Eastleigh Sig.E95?  - 11.32 ~ 11.36   - -
Eastleigh 11/36 [P2] 11/38 [P3]   - -
St Denys 11/42 [P2] 11/46 [P2]   - -
Northam Jn 11/49 [DS] 11/49 [DF]   - -
Andover - -   20/24 [P1] 20/20 [P1]
Laverstock North Jn - -   20/06 20/03
Laverstock South Jn - -   20/03 20/02
Dean - -   19/53 [P2] 19/51 [P2]
Romsey - -   19/44 [P2] 19/43 [P2]
Redbridge - -   19/34 [P2] 19/35 [P2]
Southampton Central 11.53a ~ 11.56d [P3] [DS] 11.52 ~ 11.56 [P3] [DS]   19.16a ~ 19.27d [US] [P3] [DF] 19.16 ~ 19.26 [US] [P3] [DS]
Southampton Sig.E744 - -   - 19.11 ~ 19.14
Redbridge 12/04 [P2] 12/02 [P2]   19/05 [P1] 19/06 [P1]
Beaulieu Road 12w13 ~ 12w24 [P2] 12.10 ~ 12.20 [P2]   18/58 [P1] 19/00 [P1]
Brockenhurst 12/31 [P3] 12/28 [P3]   18/53 [P2] 18/53 [P2]
Bournemouth 12.51a ~ 12.53d [P3] 12.47 ~ 12.55 [P3]   18.30a ~ 18.34d [P3] 18.26 ~ 18.34 [P2]
Branksome 12/59 [P2] 13/01 [P2]   18/25 [P1] 18/21 [P1]
Poole 13/04 [P2] 13/07 [P2]   18/18 [P1] 18/14 [P1]
Wareham 13c16 ~ 13c18 [P2] 13.17 ~ 13.18 [P2]   18c03 ~ 18c05 [P1] 18.01 ~ 18.02 [P1]
Worgret Jn 13/22 13/22   17/58 17/58
Furzebrook 13/30 13/30   17/50 17/51
Norden Gates 13/34 13/36   17/43 17/43
Corfe Castle 13.36a ~ 13.40d [DM] 13.39 ~ 13.45 [DM]   17.36a ~ 17.40d [DM] 17.34 ~ 17.39 [DM]
Harmans Cross 13/47 [DM] 13/53 [DM]   17/29 [DM] 17/27 [DM]
Swanage 13.57a [P2] 14.04 [P2]   17.20d [P2] 17.17 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z66 : (6201 with 47580 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z66 : (47580 with 6201 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to London Victoria
5Z71 : (47580 with 6201 on rear) : London Waterloo to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z71 : (6201 with 47580 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.20d 23.48a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45 23.29 ~ 23.38
Southall East Jn 06/46 23/28
West Ealing 06/48 23/25
Acton West 06/52 23/23
Acton Main Line 06/56 23/20
Acton Wells Jn 07/02 23/17
Acton Canal Wharf 07/06 23/14
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.10 ~ 07.16 23.05 ~ 23.10
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/26 22/59
North Pole Jn 07/27 22/57
Kensington Olympia 07.31 ~ 07.35 22/52
West Brompton 07/38 22.46 ~ 22.48
Latchmere Jn 07/43 22/40
Longhedge Jn 07/46 -
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/52 -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/01 -
London Victoria 08.05a [P2] -
West London Jn - 22/36
Queenstown Road - 22/35
Nine Elms Jn - 22/33
London Waterloo - 22.28d [P11]


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