5th October 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 37706, 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 6201 'Princess Elizabeth'
Stock Used (3) (99040)+5222+5200+9104+13440+99352+13320+99128+1666+5236+5249

Route : 
1Z60 : Horsham to Gloucester
1Z62 : Gloucester to Horsham

Loco(s) Route
37706? (1?) (5) Horsham - Dorking - Leatherhead - Epsom - Cheam - Sutton - Mitcham Junction - Streatham South Jn - Streatham North Jn - Balham - Clapham Junction - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings
6201 (1) Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Twyford - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Kemble - Stroud - Standish Jn - Gloucester
47580 Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Southall - Hanwell Goods Loop
47580 (2) Hanwell Goods Loop - Acton Main Line - (reverse of outward route) - Horsham

Notes: 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 37706 on rear.
(3) 99040 was only in the consist when 6201 was on the train.
(4) It is reported that 6201 failed at Gloucester, due to problems with a blower valve.
(5) Loco confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Horsham 07.33d [P1] 07.33   22.55a [P1] 23.00
Ockley 07/47 ?   22/47 ?
Dorking 08.03a ~ 08.06d [P1] 07.55 ~ 08.06   22.37a ~ 22.39d [P2] 22.37 ~ 22.40
Boxhill & Westhumble 08/08 ?   22/34 ?
Leatherhead 08.15a ~ 08.18d [P1] 08.13 ~ 08.18   22.24a ~ 22.26d [P2] 22.24 ~ 22.26
Epsom 08/25 [P3] 08/25   22.13a ~ 22.15d [P1] 22.08 ~ 22.15
Cheam 08.33a ~ 08.36d [P1] 08.32 ~ 08.36   22.04a ~ 22.06d [P2] 21.59 ~ 22.02
Sutton 08/43 [P1] 08/42   22/00 [P2] 21/57
Mitcham Junction 08/50 [P1] 08/52   21/51 [P2] 21/51
Streatham South Jn 08/55 08/58   21/42 21/45
Streatham North Jn 08/57 08/59   21/40 21/44
Balham 09/00 [P2] 09/04   21/38 [P1] 21/41
Clapham Junction 09.07a ~ 09.09d [P16] 09.09 ~ 09.12   21.28a ~ 21.32d [P17] 21.27 ~ 21.34
Latchmere Jn 09/12 09/14   21/25 21/25
Kensington Olympia 09/20 [P2] 09/20   21/20 [P3] 21/19
North Pole Jn 09/25 09/26   21/16 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/26 09/28   21/15 21/16
Willesden SW Sidings 09L29 ~ 09L51 09.31 ~ 09.53   21/11 ?
Acton Wells Jn 09/54 09/57   21/08 21/10
Acton Main Line 09/57 09/59   21/06 21/06
West Ealing 10/03 ?   21/00 20/59
Hanwell Bridge Loop - -   20L27 ~ 20L56 20.22 ~ 20.55
Southall 10/08 10/08   20/24 [P4] 20/21
Heathrow Airport Jn 10/11 10/11   20/19 20/17
Slough 10/20 [P4] [DR] 10/17   20/09 [P5] [UR] 20/04
Maidenhead 10/28 [P3] [DR] 10/25   20/00 [P2] [UF] 19/55
Twyford 10/36 [P3] [DR] 10/34   19/51 [P4] [UR] 19/48
Kennet Bridge Jn 10/41 10/39   19/43 19/36
Reading 10/48 [P12] 10/41   19/41 [P14] 19/35
Reading West Jn 10/50 10/44   19/38 19/31
Goring & Streatley 10/59 [P3] [DR] 10/54   19/29 [P4] [UR] 19/18
Didcot Parkway 11/11 [P3] 11/03 [P3]   19.17 ~ 19.19 [P4] 19.03 ~ 19.08 [P4]
Foxhall Jn 11/14 11/04   19/14 18/56
Milton Jn 11/17 11/05   18w52 ~ 19w10 [UR] 18/53?
Wantage Road 11/22 11/11   18*40 ~ 18*43 [UR] 18.45 ~ 18.46
Challow 11w26 ~ 11w40 [DR] 11.15 ~ 11.38   18/35 18/35
Uffington 11/45 11/43   18/33 18/34
Swindon 11/56 [P3] 11/56   18.19 ~ 18.21 [P1] 18.25 ~ 18.25
Swindon Loco Yard 11/59 11/59   18/16 ?
Kemble 12/13 [P2] 12/11   18/03 [P1] 18/06
St Mary's LC 12/22 12/25   17/52 17/57
Stroud 12/26 ?   17/48 17/57
Standish Jn 12/32 12/33   17/43 17/47
Gloucester Yard Jn 12/39 12/41   17/37 17/41
Horton Road Jn 12/40 12/43   17/36 17/36
Gloucester 12.42a [P4] 12.45 [P4]   17.35d [P4] 17.35 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z59 : (6201 with 99040) : Southall to Willesden SW Sidings

Location Booked (out)
Southall Depot 07.58d
Southall Yard 08.08 ~ 08.13
Southall East Jn 08/14
West Ealing 08/18
Acton West 08/24
Acton Main Line 08/27
Acton Wells Jn 08/30
Willesden SW Sidings 08.33a

5Z61 : (47580 with 6201 on rear?) : Gloucester - Gloucester Yard Jn - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester
(whole train turned)

Location Booked
Gloucester Sig.G423 14.46d
Horton Road Jn 14/48
Gloucester Yard Jn 14.50 ~ 14.53
Gloucester Sig.G339 14.56 ~ 16.40
Barnwood Jn 16.42 ~ 16.46
Horton Road 16.49 ~ 17.00
Gloucester 17.02a [P4]

5Z64 : (6201 with 99040) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Southall (cancelled)

Location Booked (rtn)
Hanwell Bridge Loop 20.32d
West Ealing Loop 20.36 ~ 21.01
Southall East Jn 21/06
Southall Yard 21.08 ~ 21.13
Southall Depot 21.23a


Back to "The Railtour Files"