3rd April 1954

Stephenson Locomotive Society
Tilbury 'Cafeteria Car' Rail Tour
(London Tilbury and Southend Centenary Rail Tour)

Loco Used 41983
Stock Used 9x corridor coaches

Route :

Loco Route
41983 London Fenchurch Street - Gas Factory Jn - Bow Jn - Stratford - Forest Gate Jn - Woodgrange Park - Barking - Rainham - Grays - West Thurrock Jn - Tilbury West Jn - Tilbury East Jn - Thames Haven
41983 Thames Haven - Tilbury East Jn - Tilbury West Jn - Grays - West Thurrock Jn - Ockenden - Upminster - Romford - Stratford - Lea Jn - Victoria Park - Dalston Jn
41983 Dalston Jn - Victoria Park - Bow Jn - Gas Factory Jn - London Fenchurch Street

Notes :
(1) Page originally showed loco used as 41943 in error (use of 41983 confirmed from photographic evidence).

Sources : Brian Halford, Peter Darke, John Debens & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


41983 at Thames Haven (photo: The John Debens Collection)


41983 passing Tilbury West Jn (photo: RCJ Day/The John Debens Collection)


From Brian Halford's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Debens)

Miles Location Booked Actual
0 Fenchurch Street 14.30d [P3] 14.30
1.7 Stepney East 14/35 14/36
2.6 Gas Factory Jn 14/37 14/38
3.3 Bow Jn 14/41 14.41 ~ 14.43
4.5 Stratford 14/45 14/45
6.2 Forest Gate Jn 14/51 14/49
6.7 Woodgrange Park 14.53 ~ 14.54 14/50
8.4 Barking 14/58 14.55 ~ 15.05
13.4 Rainham 15/05 15/20
19.8 West Thurrock Jn 15/13 15/32
22.9 Tilbury West Jn 15/18 15/39
23.3 Tilbury East Jn 15.20 ~ 15.25 15/44
27.5 Thames Haven Jn 15/35 15/54
31.45 Thames Haven 15.45 ~ 16.20 16.05 ~ 16.26
35.2 Thames Haven Jn 16/30 16/37
39.5 Tilbury East Jn 16/40 16/46
39.8 Tilbury West Jn 16.41 ~ 16.44 16.47 ~ 16.54
42.9 West Thurrock Jn 16/51 17/05
46.5 Ockenden 16.58 ~ 17.13 17/17
49.6 Upminster East Jn 17/19 17/27
49.8 Upminster 17.20 ~ 17.24 17/28
53.0 Romford GF 17.32 ~ 17.48 17.34 ~ 17.50
53.2 Romford 17/49 17/51
55.6 Chadwell Heath 17/53 ?
61.5 Stratford 18/03 18/09
61.8 Channelsea 18/05 18/12
62.7 Victoria Park 18.13 ~ 18.15 18.22 ~ 18.35
64.8 Dalston Jn 18.22 ~ 18.32 18.42 ~ 19.09
66.9 Victoria Park 18/37 19/14
68.4 Bow Jn (LMR) 18.44 ~ 18.46 19/16
68.8 Gas Factory Jn 18/56 19/18
69.7 Stepney East 18/59 19/22
71.4 Fenchurch Street 19.05a [P4] 19.30


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