8th April 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Royal Wessex

Locos Used 57314 & steam: 34046 'Braunton' (3)
Stock Used (4) (35317)+99122+1961+3058+3136+99371+99125+1861+4973+99723

Route : 
1Z43 : Three Bridges to Weymouth
1Z45 : Weymouth to Three Bridges

Loco(s) Route
34046 (1) Three Bridges - Haywards Heath - Preston Park - Hove - Worthing - Angmering - Barnham - Chichester - Havant - Farlington Jn - Cosham - Fareham - Netley - St Denys - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
57314 (2) Weymouth - Dorchester South - Wareham
57314 Wareham - Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - St Denys - Eastleigh - Botley - Fareham - (reverse of outward route) - Three Bridges

Notes: 
(1) 57314 on rear.
(2) 34046 on rear.
(3) 34046 running numbered / named as 34052 'Lord Dowding'.
(4) 35317 was only in the consist when 34046 was on the train.
(5) This tour was originally advertised to be hauled by steam loco 45212.

Source : Nigel Benning & Chris Skerman

Photo Review


34046 arriving at Southampton Central (photo: Mark V. Pike)


57314 brings up the rear at Southampton Central (photo: Mark V. Pike)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Three Bridges 06.47d [P3] [DS] 06.48   21.31a [P2] 21.22
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 06/51 06/53   21/28 [US] 21/13
Haywards Heath 06.58a ~ 07.00d [P2] 07.04 ~ 07.07 [P2]   21.18a ~ 21.20d [P3] 21.04 ~ 21.06
Keymer Jn 07/04 07/12   21/13 21/01
Preston Park 07w16a ~ 07w35d [P1] 07.25 ~ 07.54   20.47a ~ 21.03d [P1] 20.42 ~ 20.52
Hove 07.42a ~ 08.10d [P3] 07.59 ~ 08.11 [P3]   20.39a ~ 20.41d [P1] 20.35 ~ 20.38
Shoreham-by-Sea 08/22 [P2] 08/24   20/29 [P1] 20/26
Worthing 08.31a ~ 08.33d [P3] 08.34 ~ 08.38   20.18a ~ 20.20d [P2] 20.16 ~ 20.19
West Worthing 08/35 08/40   20/16 20/15
Angmering 08/40 08/46   20/11 20/08
Arundel Jn 08/45 08/50   20/07 20/03
Ford 08/47 [P2] ?   20/04 [P1] ?
Barnham 08/51 [P2] 08/56   20/00 [P3] 19/57
Chichester 09/01 [P2] 09/03   19/51 [P1] 19/49
Havant 09C12 ~ 09C13 [P2] 09.14 ~ 09.15 [P2]   19/38 [P1] 19/35
Farlington Jn 09/18 09/20   19/34 19/29
Cosham Jn 09/19 09/21   19/33 19/20
Cosham 09/20 [P1] 09/22 [P1]   19/32 [P2] 19/19
Fareham 09/31 [P1] 09/32   19/23 [P3] 19/11
Fareham Sig. E825 - -   19*14 ~ 19*19 19/09
Fareham North Jn - -   19/13 19/08
Botley - -   19/07 [P2] 19/02
Eastleigh South Jn - -   19/00 18/57
Eastleigh - -   18.36a ~ 18.58d [P2] 18.35 ~ 18.54
Southampton Airport Parkway - -   18/33 [P1] 18/31
Netley 09/44 09/46   - -
St Denys 09/52 [P4] 09/52   18/30 [P1] 18/28
Mount Pleasant LC Sig.E707 09w55 ~ 10w43 [DS] ??.?? ~ ??.?? [DS]   - -
Northam Jn ? 10/42   18/27 [UF] 18/27
Southampton Central 10.46 ~ 10.53 [P3] [DS] 10.47 ~ 10.53 [P3] [DS]   18/25 [UF] [P1] 18/24
Redbridge 10/59 [P2] 10/59   18/22 [P1] 18/21
Brockenhurst 11/11 [P3] 11/13   18/09 [P2] 18/08
Bournemouth 11.30a ~ 11.34d [P3] 11.29 ~ 11.33   17.47a ~ 17.50d [P3] 17.45 ~ 17.50
Branksome 11/40 [P2] 11/40   17/39 [P1] 17/34
Poole 11/47 [P2] 11/45   17/30 [P1] 17/27
Wareham 11.58a ~ 12.01d [P2] 11.57 ~ 12.00   17.10a ~ 17.18d [P1] 17.10 ~ 17.17
Wool 12/09 [P2] 12/09   17/02 [P1] 17/04
Moreton 12/16 [P2] ? ~ 12.18 [P2]   16/56 [P1] 16/58
Dorchester South 12/24 [P2] 12/28   16/49 [P1] 16/49
Dorchester Jn 12/26 12/29   16/48 16/48
Weymouth 12.35a [P2] 12.42   16.35d [P2] 16.35


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

08/04/17 :
5Z43 : (34046 with 57314 on rear) : Southall to Three Bridges
5Z46 : (57314) : Three Bridges to Acton Lane Reception Sidings

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.40d -
Southall Yard 04.50 ~ 04.59 -
Southall East Jn 05/01 -
West Ealing 05/04 -
Acton West 05/09 -
Acton Main Line 05/12 -
Acton Wells Jn 05/15 -
Willesden SW Sidings 05.18 ~ 05.37 -
Acton Lane Reception Sidings - 23.03a
Willesden West London Jn - 22/57
Mitre Bridge Jn 05/41 22/55
North Pole Jn 05/43 22/53
Kensington Olympia 05/47 22.46 ~ 22.48
Latchmere Jn 05/53 22/37
Clapham Junction 05.56 ~ 05.57 22/34
Balham 06/01 22/29
Streatham Common 06/04 22/21
Selhurst 06/08 22/14
Windmill Bridge Jn 06/10 22/11
East Croydon 06/12 22/10
South Croydon 06/14 22/08
Purley 06/19 22/04
Stoats Nest Jn 06/21 22/03
Redhill 06/28 21/55
Earlswood 06/30 21/50
Gatwick Airport 06/37 21/45
Three Bridges 06.42a [P3] 21.39d [P2]

5Z44 : (57314 with 34046 on rear) : Weymouth to Jersey Sidings
5Z45 : (34046 with 57314 on rear) : Jersey Sidings to Weymouth

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Weymouth 12.54d [P2] 16.25a [P2]
Jersey Sidings 12.57 ~ 13.27 15.52 ~ 16.22
Weymouth Sig.DR194 13.35a 15.44d

5Z47 : (34046 with 35317) : Wareham to Swanage

Location Booked
Wareham 17.21d [P1]
Worgret Jn 17/26
Furzebrook 17/35
Norden Gates 17/40
Corfe Castle 17.42 ~ 17.46
Harmans Cross 17/51
Swanage 18.00a

09/04/17 : 
5Z48 : (34046 running tender first with 35317) : Swanage to Southall

Location Booked
Swanage 11.06d
Harmans Cross 11/15
Corfe Castle 11.20 ~ 11.23
Norden Gates 11/25
Furzebrook 11/30
Worgret Jn 11/46
Wareham 11.51 ~ 11.54
Poole 12/09
Branksome 12/17
Bournemouth 12/23
Brockenhurst 12/47
Redbridge 13/03
Southampton Central 13/10
Northam Jn 13/13
St Denys 13/15
Eastleigh 13/22
Winchester 13/47
Worting Jn 14/07
Basingstoke 14/11
Bramley 14/19
Southcote Jn 14/31
Oxford Road Jn 14/33
Reading 14.36 ~ 14.58
Kennet Bridge Jn 15/01
Twyford 15/15
Maidenhead 15/23
Slough 15/30
Heathrow Airport Jn 15/38
Southall West Jn 15/41
Southall Yard 15.43 ~ 15.48
Southall Depot 15.58a


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