30th April 1961

The Locomotive Club of Great Britain
The Solent Limited Rail Tour

Locos Used 30073, 30117, 30200, 30856, 31786 & 32694
Stock Used 6 coaches

Route :

Loco(s) Route
30856

London Waterloo - Woking - Haslemere - Petersfield - Havant - Fratton - Portsmouth Harbour

30117

Portsmouth Harbour - Portcreek Jn - Cosham - Fareham

32694 + 30200

Fareham - Knowle Junction - Droxford

30200 + 32694

Droxford - Knowle Junction - Fareham - Gosport

32694 + 30200

Gosport - Fareham
30117 Fareham - Netley - Southampton Central
30073

Southampton Central - Millbrook - West Dock Entrance - Eastern Docks - Northam - Northam Jn - Eastleigh

30200 + 32694 Eastleigh - Eastleigh Works
30117

Eastleigh Works - Eastleigh - Shawford Jn - Winchester Chesil - Highclere - Enborne Jn - Newbury

31786

Newbury - Reading General - Reading Spur Jn - Wokingham - Ascot - Sunningdale - Virginia  Water West Curve - Chertsey - Addlestone - Weybridge - London Waterloo

Sources : Terry Jackson & Trevor Machell

Photo Review


30856 is prepared for departure from Waterloo in the morning.
(photo: Gerald T. Robinson/Mike Morant collection)


Loco no.2 of the day, 30117, waits to leave Portsmouth Harbour.
(photo: Gerald T. Robinson/Mike Morant collection)


The next loco change was at Fareham, to 32694 & 30200.
(photo: Gerald T. Robinson/Mike Morant collection)


The fifth loco of the day was 30073, seen here at Southampton Central.
(photo: Gerald T. Robinson/Mike Morant collection)


Sixth and final loco used was 31786, pictured here taking over at Newbury.
(photo: Gerald T. Robinson/Mike Morant collection)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Terry Jackson)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 Waterloo 09.20d
3.71 Clapham Junction 09/27
13.26 Hampton Court Jn 09/38
24.61 Woking Jn 09/48
30.27 Guildford 09/55
43.02 Haslemere 10/13
54.73 Petersfield 10/25
66.38 Havant 10/39
73.49 Portsmouth & Southsea 10/47
74.35 Portsmouth Harbour 10.50 a~ 11.20d
75.21 Portsmouth & Southsea 11/23
76.06 Fratton 11/26
78.68 Portcreek Jn 11/31
79.64 Cosham 11/35
85.51 Fareham 11.44a ~ 11.54d
87.78 Knowle Jn 11/59
89.64 Wickham 12.05a ~ 12.07d
94.74 Droxford 12.25a ~ 12.40d
100.04 Wickham 12.56a ~ 12.58d
101.70 Knowle Jn 13/04
104.17 Fareham 13.10a ~ 13.16d
109.19 Gosport 13.46a ~ 14.05d
114.21 Fareham 14.35a ~ 14.47d
126.74 St Denys 15/08
127.68 Northam Jn 15/10
128.73 Southampton Central 15.13a ~ 15.20d
129.65 Milbrook Dock Entrance 15/25
132.19 Southampton Dock Gates 15/50
133.25 Northam Jn 15/55
137.54 Eastleigh 16.05a ~ 16.15d
138.07 Eastleigh Works Yard 16.20a ~ 17.20d
138.40 Eastleigh 17.25a ~ 17.28d
143.04 Shawford Jn 17/38
143.60 Winchester Chesil 17/43
147.61 Worthy Down 17/52
150.47 Sutton Scotney 17/58
156.23 Whitchurch Town 18/10
162.25 Burghclere 18/23
164.42 Highclere 18.28a ~ 18.38d
166.62 Woodhay 18/44
169.00 Enborne Jn 18/48
170.10 Newbury 18.51a ~ 19.10d
187.19 Reading General 19.38a ~ 19.40d
188.14 Reading New Jn 19.44a ~ 19.45d
190.19 Earley 19.51a ~ 19.56d
194.04 Wokingham 20/02
201.74 Ascot 20/12
207.59 Virginia Water West Curve 20/20
210.19 Chertsey 20.25a ~ 20.29d
213.35 Weybridge 20/35
219.18 Hampton Court Jn 20/43
233.44 Waterloo 21.01a


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