3rd May 1953

Stephenson Locomotive Society
Portsmouth Special

Locos Used 30718 & 32425 'Trevose Head'
Stock Used 9 coaches

Route :

Loco Route
32425 London Victoria - Balham Jn - Crystal Palace - Norwood Junction - West Croydon - Sutton - Leatherhead - Dorking North - Horsham - Pulborough - Barnham - Chichester - Havant - Fratton - Portsmouth & Southsea
30718 Portsmouth & Southsea - Fratton - Havant - Petersfield - Guildford - Woking - Wimbledon - East Putney - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required. Off train options included;
(a) alight at Fratton for shed visit,
(b) alight at Fratton to journey by service train to Hayling Island or
(c) make their own way to Gosport (by ferry) to travel on the other SLS special that ran this day.

Sources : John Clifford, Howard Harrison, Jim Porter & John Debens

Photo Review


From The John Debens Ticket Collection


30425 takes water at Horsham (photo: The John Debens Collection)


30718 at Portsmouth & Southsea (photo: The Jim Porter Collection)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Howard Harrison & John Debens)

Location Booked Actual
Victoria 09.34d 09.36 [P17]
Balham Jn 09/44 09.46 ~ 09.46
Crystal Palace 09/53 09/57
Norwood Junction 09/57 10/01
West Croydon 10.01a ~ 10.02d 10.05 ~ 10.06
Sutton 10/08 10/14
Dorking North 10/25 10/34
Horsham 10.46a ~ 10.51d 10.53 ~ 10.59
Pulborough 11/06 11/14
Barnham 11/26 11/31
Chichester 11/36 11/42
Havant 11.49a ~ 11.53d 11.55 ~ 11.57
Fratton 12.04a ~ 12.06d 12.09 ~ 12.10
Portsmouth & Southsea 12.09a ~ 15.35d [P5] 12.13 ~ ??.??
Fratton 15.38a ~ 15.40d ?
Havant 15.52a ~ 15.54d ??.?? ~ 15.57
Petersfield 16/15 16/17
Guildford 16/47 16/51
Woking Jn 16/55 17/00
Wimbledon 17/16 17/19
East Putney 17/23 17/24
Point Pleasant Jn 17/26 17/25
Clapham Junction 17/30 17/27
Waterloo 17.40a 17.37 [P13]


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