16th August 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Dorset Coast Express

Locos Used 37706 & steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 35486+99723+4940+1860+5229+99121+99350+99712+3058+13220

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

Loco(s) Route
60009 (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 - Farnborough Main - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - St Denys - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
37706 (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Millbrook (3)
60009 (1) Millbrook  - Redbridge - Romsey - Dean - Laverstock South Jn - Laverstock North Jn - Andover - Worting Jn - Basingstoke - Farnborough Main - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - Staines - Feltham - Hounslow - Brentford - Barnes - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes: 
(1) 37706 on rear.
(2) 60009 on rear.
(3) Reversal actually took place on the up fast line at Millbrook.
(4) The return leg was delayed by a trespasser on the track near Staines.
(5) Timings revised due to major engineering works and a derailment at London Waterloo.

Source : Clive Simmons (on the tour from Bournemouth to Waterloo)

Photo Review


60009 approaches Wareham at speed on the outward leg of the tour
(photo: Nick Bartlett)


33025 waits at Wareham on the 17.15 to Swanage, as 37706 passes through
 with the return leg of tour (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Revised Actual   Revised Actual
London Victoria 08.14d [P2] [FL] 08.14   - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/18 ?   - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/22 [RVL] ?   - -
Longhedge Jn 08/26 ?   - -
Latchmere Jn 08/29 08/26   - -
Kensington Olympia 08/36 [P2] 08/34   - -
North Pole Jn 08/41 08/40   - -
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/43 08/44   - -
Willesden SW Sidings 08/47 ?   - -
Acton Wells Jn 08/49 08/49   - -
South Acton Jn 08/54 ?   - -
Kew East Jn 08/56 08/59   - -
London Waterloo - -   21.59a [P?] 22.53
Nine Elms Jn - -   21/51 22/46
Queenstown Road - -   21/50 22/44
West London Jn - -   21/48 [RVL] 22/43
Clapham Junction - -   21/46 [P3] [UWS] 22/41
Barnes - -   21/38 [P1] [UWS] 22/35
Brentford 09/01 [P2] 09/00   21/33 [P1] 22/28
Hounslow 09/07 [P2] 09/06   21/28 [P1] 22/24
Feltham Jn 09/10 09/13   21/25 22/22
Feltham 09/12 [P2] 09/16   21/23 [P1] 22/19
Staines 09.21a ~ 09.23d [P2] 09.22 ~ 09.25   21.13a ~ 21.15d [P1] 22.09 ~ 22.11
Virginia Water 09/33 [P4] 09/35   21/02 [P3] 22/00
Addlestone Jn 09/42 ?   20/52 ?
Byfleet & New Haw 09/46 [DS] 09/45   20/50 [US] 20/50
Woking 10.00a ~ 10.04d [P5] [DS] 09.53 ~ 10.04   20.42a ~ 20.44d [P1] [US] 20.38 ~ 20.43
Woking Jn 10/06 [DS] 10/07   20/40 [US] 20/33
Pirbright Jn 10/12 [DS] 10/13   20/27 [US] 20/27
Farnborough (Main) 10/16 [P2] [DS] 10/17   20/21 [P1] [US] 20/23
Fleet 10/20 [P2] [DS] 10/21   20/17 [P1] [US] 20/20
Winchfield 10w25 ~ 10w36 [P2] [DS] 10.26 ~ 10.39   20/13 [P1] [US] 20/17
Basingstoke 10.51a ~ 10.53d [P2] [DF] 10.53 ~ 10.57   19w52a ~ 20w04d [P4] [US] 19.52 ~ 20.07
Worting Jn 10/58 [DF] 11/02   19/47 [US] 19/45
Winchester 11/14 [P2] 11/17   - -
Shawford Jn 11/19 [DS] 11/18   - -
Eastleigh 11/36 [P2] 11/28   - -
St Denys 11/42 [P2] 11/37   - -
Northam Jn 11/49 [DS] 11/40   - -
Andover - -   19/26 [P1] 19/29
Laverstock North Jn - -   19/08 19/13
Laverstock South Jn - -   19/04 19/10
Dean - -   18/54 [P2] 19/00
Romsey - -   18/45 [P2] 18/51
Redbridge - -   18/37 [P2] 18/43
Southampton Central 11.53a ~ 11.55d [P4] [DS] 11.44 ~ 11.46   - -
Southampton [Up Goods Loop] - -   18.26 ~ 18.32 [UGL] DIV
Millbrook 11/57 11/54   18/24 [UF] ? ~ ? [UF]
Redbridge 12/02 [P2] 12/02   18/21 [P1] 18/23
Beaulieu Road 12/09 [P2] 12/09   18/14 [P1] 18/16
Brockenhurst 12w15a ~ 12w30d [P4] 12.16 ~ 12.31   18/09 [P2] 18/11
Bournemouth 12.51a ~ 12.53d [P3] 12.50 ~ 12.53   17.48a ~ 17.50d [P2] 17.47 ~ 17.51 [P2]
Branksome 12/59 [P2] 12/59   17/38 [P1] 17/27
Poole 13/05 [P2] 13/05   17/27 [P1] 17/19
Wareham 13/13 [P2] 13/15 [P2]   17/13 [P1] 17/08
Wool 13/19 [P2] 13/20   17/03 [P1] 17/03
Moreton 13/25 [P2] 13/24   16/57 [P1] 16/59
Dorchester South 13/32 [P1] 13/32   16/50 [P1] 16/51
Dorchester Jn 13/35 13/33   16/49 16/50
Weymouth 13.45a [P2] 13.46   16.35d [P2] 16.35


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z66 : (60009 with 37706 on rear) :  Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z66 : (37706 with 60009 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to London Victoria
5Z71 : (37706 with 60009 on rear) : London Waterloo to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z71 : (60009 with 37706 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.20d 23.47a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45 23.28 ~ 23.37
Southall East Jn 06/46 23/27
West Ealing 06/48 23/23
Acton West 06/50 23/21
Acton Main Line 06/56 23.05 ~ 23.17
Acton Wells Jn 07/02 23/02
Acton Canal Wharf 07/06 22/54
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.10 ~ 07.16 22.44 ~ 22.48
Willesden West London Jn 07/19 22/40
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/26 22/37
North Pole Jn 07/27 22/36
Kensington Olympia 07.31 ~ 07.35 22.31 ~ 22.32
Latchmere Jn 07/43 22/23
Longhedge Jn 07/46 -
Stewarts Lane Jn 07/51 -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 07/57 -
London Victoria 08.05a [P2] -
West London Jn - 22/22
Queenstown Road - 22/21
Nine Elms Jn - 22/20
London Waterloo - 22.15d [P11]

5Z67 : (37706 with 60009 on rear) :  Weymouth to Jersey Sidings
5Z69 : (60009 with 37706 on rear) :  Jersey Sidings to Weymouth

Location Booked
Weymouth 13.51d [P2]
Jersey Sidings 13.55a ~ 16.22d
Weymouth 16.26a [P2]


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