23rd June 1957

G.R. Lockie / British Rail
The Riverside Special

Loco Used 32331 'Beattie'

Route : at least SPL107

Loco Route
32331 London Bridge - Peckham Rye - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Weybridge - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - (via Staines west curve) - Windsor & Eton Riverside
32331 Windsor & Eton Riverside - (reverse of outward route) - London Bridge

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required - above is from advertised timings. Run in conjunction with the Ramblers' Association Rally being held at Longmead, Runnymeads Pleasure Park. A number of optional conducted rambling parties were arranged in association with the excursion, with river trips for some of them at extra fares. A stop was also made at Chertsey to make a connection with Salter Bros' morning upstream steamer, for this purpose.

Sources : John Clifford & Steve Armitage

Photo Review

32331 at Streatham (photo: The John Debens Collection)

From John Debens ticket collection.

A different ticket, from Andrew Fairholm.

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
London Bridge 09.28d 21.22a
Peckham Rye ??.??a ~ 09.36d 21.13a ~ ??.??d
Tulse Hill ??.??a ~ 09.44d 21.06a ~ ??.??d
Streatham ??.??a ~ 09.49d 21.00a ~ ??.??d
Wimbledon ??.??a ~ 09.59d 20.48a ~ ??.??d
Surbiton ??.??a ~ 10.08d 20.36a ~ ??.??d
Chertsey 10.24a ~ ??.??d ?
Virginia Water 10.29a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 20.14d
Egham 10.35a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 20.10d
Datchet 10.50a ~ ??.??d ??.??a ~ 19.54d
Windsor and Eton Riverside 10.55a 19.50d

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