29th November 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 33207 'Jim Martin' & steam: 34046 'Braunton' (2)
Stock Used 35451+5249+5236+1666+99347+13320+99352+13440+9104+5200+5222

Route :
1Z82 : West Brompton to Salisbury
1Z84 : Salisbury to West Brompton

Loco(s) Route
34046 (1) West Brompton - Latchmere Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Reigate - Gomshall - Shalford - Guildford - Ash - North Camp - Wokingham - Earley - Reading - Southcote Jn - Bramley - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Salisbury
34046 (1) Salisbury - (reverse of outward route) - West Brompton

Notes : 
(1) 33207 on rear.
(2) 34046 running numbered / named as 34052 'Lord Dowding'.
(3) John Clifford comments: This tour was originally advertised to start from and terminate at London Victoria. Gauging and pathing issues forced the change to what is shown above. On the day Southern were having a bad day. We waited at Clapham Junction for the 07.58 Victoria - Epsom to go ahead. Some slow running ensued. There was some pathing time in the Reading area so we left there only slightly late. We were due to follow the 11.07 Reading - Basingstoke, but this was behind us so we passed Basingstoke early. This was to no avail since we then followed the 10.50 Waterloo - Salisbury from Worting Jn. The 10.50 stopped at all stations beyond Basingstoke. We reached Salisbury 6 minutes late. On the return journey we were going well but were then held at Worting Jn to let the 16.45 Bournemouth - Manchester Piccadilly go ahead. The timing was a bit tight on parts of the return but we did reach the Brighton main line almost on time and reached Clapham Junction 6 minutes late.


34046 near Mortimer on the outward leg of the tour (photo: Mark V. Pike)

Source : John Clifford (on the tour from/to Clapham Junction)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
West Brompton 07.40d [P3] 07.42   21.28a [P4] 21.28
Latchmere Jn 07/44 07/46   21/22 21/24
Clapham Junction  07.47a ~ 08.08d [P17] [DS] 07.50 ~ 08.09 [P17] [DS]   21.13a ~ 21.16d [P16] 21.19 ~ 21.22 [P16]
Balham 08/12 [P1] 08/18 [P1] [DS]   21/07 [P2] 21/10 [P2] [US]
Streatham North Jn 08/14 08/23 [DS]   21/01 21/06 [US]
Streatham Common 08/15 [P1] 08/24 [P1] [DS]   21/00 [P2] 21/05 [P2] [US]
Selhurst 08/20 [P1] 08/30 [P1] [DS]   20/55 [P2] 20/58 [P2] [US]
Windmill Bridge Jn 08/22 [DS] 08/31 [DS]   20/53 [US] 20/55 [US]
East Croydon 08.24a ~ 08.26d [P5] 08.33 ~ 08.36 [P6] [DS]   20/52 [P4] 20/54 [P4] [US]
South Croydon 08/30 [P4] [DS] 08/41 [P5] [DS]   20/50 [P3] 20/51 [P3] [US]
Purley 08/33 [P4] 08/45 [P4] [DS]   20/46 [P3] 20/45 [P3] [US]
Stoats Nest Jn 08/34 08/46   20/43 [US] 20/44 [US]
Redhill 08.44a ~ 08.47d [P3] 08.55 ~ 09.00 [P3]   20.33a ~ 20.35d [P1] 20.30 ~ 20.33 [P1]
Reigate 08.52a ~ 08.54d 09.06 ~ 09.09 [P2]   20.20a ~ 20.24d 20.19 ~ 20.22 [P1]
Gomshall 09/12 09/24 [P2]   20/05 20/05 [P1]
Shalford 09w23 ~ 09w33 [P2] 09.31 ~ 09.45 [P2]   19w27 ~ 19w45 [P1] 19.36 ~ 19.56 [P1] 
Shalford Jn 09/35 09/49   19/23 19/34
Guildford 09.38a ~ 09.40d [P6] 09.53 ~ 09.55 [P6]   19.17a ~ 19.20d [P6] 19.28 ~ 19.30 [P6]
Ash 09/51 10/11 [P2]   19/07 19/15 [P1]
Aldershot South Jn 09/53 10/13   19/05 19/13
North Camp 09/55 10/14 [P2]   19/03 19/11 [P1]
Blackwater 10/01 10/18 [P2]   18/57 19/04 [P1]
Wokingham 10.09a ~ 10.11d [P2] 10.26 ~ 10.29 [P2]   18.47a ~ 18.49d [P1] 18.49 ~ 18.52 [P1]
Earley 10/17 10/34   18/39 18/42
Reading Spur Jn 10/20 10/38   18/37 18.35 ~ 18.36
Reading New Jn 10*23 ~ 10*54 [DM] 10.39 ~ 10.57 [DM]   18/31 18/33
Reading 10.56a ~ 11.10d [P7] [WL] 11.01 ~ 11.14 [P7] [WL]   18.16a ~ 18.29d [P8] [DM] 18.21 ~ 18.30 [P8] [DM]
Oxford Road Jn 11/12 11/17   18/14 [WL] 18/17 [WL]
Southcote Jn 11/15 11/19   18/12 18/14
Bramley 11/30 11/28 [P2]   18/00 18/04 [P1]
Basingstoke 11/41 [P2] [DF] 11/37 [P4] [DF]   17/52 [P4] 17/58 [P4]
Worting Jn 11/45 11/45   17/43 [US] 17.42 ~ 17.49 [US]
Andover 12/06 [P2] 12/13 [P2]   17/22 [P1] 17/22 [P1]
Tunnel Jn 12/23 12/29   17/03 17/05
Salisbury 12.27a [P4] 12.33 [P4]   17.00d [P4] 17.01 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z82 : (34046 with 33207 on rear) :  Southall to West Brompton
5Z85 : (34046 with 33207 on rear) : West Brompton to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.10d 22.28a
Southall Yard 06.20 ~ 06.30 22.08 ~ 22.18
Southall East Jn 06/31 22/07
West Ealing 06/35 21/59
Acton West 06/40 21/54
Acton Main Line 06.44 ~ 06.50 21/49
Acton Wells Jn 06/53 21/46
Willesden SW Sidings 06*56 ~ 07*20 21/44
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/25 21/40
North Pole Jn 07/27 21/39
Kensington Olympia 07/31 21/35
West Brompton 07.34a [P3] 21.33d [P4]

5Z83 : (33207 with 34046 on rear) : Salisbury to Salisbury East Yard
5Z84 : (33207 with 34046 on rear) : Salisbury East Yard to Salisbury

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn) Actual
Salisbury 12.4d [P4]   16.45a [P4] 16.47a [P4]
Salisbury East Yard 12.46a   16.42d ?

0Z46 : (33207 with 34046 on rear) : Salisbury East Yard - Laverstock South Jn
0Z46 : (34046 with 33207 on rear) : Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn
0Z46 : (33207 with 34046 on rear) : Laverstock North Jn - Salisbury East Yard
(0Z46 was the booked working, however the whole train was turned)

Location Booked
Salisbury East Yard 13.00d
Tunnel Jn 13/04
Laverstock South Jn 13.06 ~ 13.16
Laverstock North Jn 13.19 ~ 13.21
Tunnel Jn 13/22
Salisbury 13.25 ~ 13.28 [P4]
Salisbury East Yard 13.33a


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