3rd October 1959

R.C.T.S. (London Branch)
London River Rail Tour No.2

Loco Used 31193
Stock Used at least push-pull set 653

Route :

Loco Route
31193 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Point Pleasant Jn - East Putney - Wimbledon - Merton Park - Merton Abbey - Tooting Goods
31193 Tooting Goods - Merton Park - Wimbledon
31193 Wimbledon - Wimbledon West Yard
31193 Wimbledon West Yard - Streatham Jn - Tulse Hill - Old Kent Road Jn - Depford Wharf
31193 Depford Wharf - (via Up Wharf Road Up-side) - New Cross Gate
31193 New Cross Gate - Old Kent Road Jn - Peckham Rye
31193 Peckham Rye - London Bridge
31193 London Bridge - Bricklayers Arms Jn
31193 Bricklayers Arms Jn - North Kent West Jn - Bricklayers Arms
31193 Bricklayers Arms - New Cross - Lewisham - Blackheath - Angerstein Jn
31193 Angerstein Jn - Angerstein Wharf
31193 Angerstein Wharf - Angerstein Jn - Blackheath - New Cross - London Bridge - Borough Market Jn - London Cannon Street

Sources : John Clifford, Eric Oates, John Debens & David Pearson

Photo Review
(all photos: David Pearson)


Views of the train from both ends, at Merton Abbey.


The passengers bask in lovely Autumn weather at Depford Wharf.


David Pearson's ticket.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Bluebell Railway Museum & John Debens)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Waterloo 14.05d 14.09
3.71 Clapham Junction 14/13 14/18
5.57 East Putney 14/19 14/22
8.43
0.00
Wimbledon 14.26 ~ 14.30 14.32 ~ 14.44
0.58 Merton Park 14.33 ~ 14.34 14.48 ~ 14.50
1.54 Merton Abbey 14/39 14/52
2.46
0.00
Tooting Goods 14.44 ~ 14.50 14.54 ~ 15.01
0.72 Merton Abbey 14.55 ~ 14.59 15/03
2.46
0.00
Wimbledon 15.08 ~ 15.09 15.13 ~ 15.15
- Wimbledon West Yard 15w12 ~ 15w17 15.16 ~ 15.21
3.05 Streatham Jn 15/26 15/35
5.12 Tulse Hill 15/32 15/40
8.71 Old Kent Road Jn 15/44 15/46
9.62 Lift Bridge 15/49 15/49
10.01
0.00
Depford Wharf 15.58 ~ 16.08 15.53 ~ 16.08
1.41
0.00
New Cross Gate 16.27 ~ 16.39 16w27 ~ 16w41
1.65
0.00
Peckham Rye 16.50 ~ 16.52 16.49 ~ 16.54
3.54
0.00
London Bridge 17.00 ~ 17.04 17.01 ~ 17.07 [P16]
2.36
0.00
Bricklayers Arms Jn 17.08 ~ 17.10 17.11 ~ 17.12
1.54
0.00
Bricklayers Arms 17w25 ~ 17w40 17.22 ~ 17.41
1.11 North Kent West Jn 17/50 17/44
2.50 New Cross 17/55 17/56
4.56 Blackheath 18/01 18/03 [stop at 'B' Box]
6.21
0.00
Angerstein Jn 18.05 ~ 18.08 18.24 ~ 18.26
0.73
0.00
Angerstein Wharf 18.15 ~ 18.24 18w30 ~ 18w39
0.73
0.00
Angerstein Jn 18.31 ~ 18.35 18.52 ~ 18.53
1.45 Blackheath 18w39 ~ 18w44 18.58 ~ 18.59
6.67 London Bridge 18.57 ~ 18.59 19.11 ~ ??.??
7.43 Cannon Street 19.02a ??.??


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