30th September 1962

The Locomotive Club of Great Britain
The Somerset and Dorset Rail Tour

Locos Used 1007 'County of Brecknock', 3210, 4707, 34064 'Fighter Command', 44558 & 53808

Route :

Loco Route
34064 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Winchester City - Eastleigh - Southampton Central - Brockenhurst - Ringwood - Broadstone
53808 Broadstone - Blandford Forum - Templecombe No. 2 Jn - Evercreech Jn
3210 Evercreech Jn - Glastonbury - Highbridge - Burnham-on-Sea
3210 Burnham-on-Sea - Highbridge - Glastonbury - Evercreech Jn
53808 Evercreech Jn - Radstock North - Bath Green Park
44558 Bath Green Park - Mangotsfield - Bristol Temple Meads
4707 Bristol Temple Meads - Filton Jn - Badminton - Swindon - Didcot (1)
1007 Didcot - Reading General - Slough - Ealing Broadway - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) Engine came off the tour due to running a hot axlebox.

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Photo Review


34064 'Fighter Command' at Wimbourne (photo: David Pearson)


53808 during a pause at Shillingstone (photo: David Pearson)


3210 at Glastonbury & Street (above) and Burnham-on-Sea (below)
(photos: David Pearson)


44558 at Bath Green Park (photo: David Pearson)


David Pearson's ticket.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Terry Jackson & John Clifford)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Waterloo 09.12d 09.12
3.71 Clapham Junction 09/19 09/20
13.26 Hampton Court Jn 09/29 09/32
24.61 Woking Jn 09/39 09/43
50.23 Worting Jn 10/02 10/07
64.40 Winchester Jn 10/16 10/21
73.45 Eastleigh 10/23 10/28
78.14 Northam Jn 10/28 10/34
79.19 Southampton Central 10/31 10/37
81.70 Redbridge 10/36 10/44
92.65 Brockenhurst 10.50a ~ 10.55d 10.57 ~ 11.05
93.60 Lymington Jn 10/57 11/08
108.51 West Moors 11/23 11/29
113.22 Wimborne 11p30a ~ 11p39d 11.36 ~ 11.44
115.54 Broadstone 11.44a ~ 11.56d 11.54 ~ 12.09
118.54 Corfe Mullen SB 12/02 12/17
120.36 Bailey Gate 12/05 12/20
126.45 Blandford Forum 12/14 12/28
132.02 Shillingstone 12p23a ~ 12p33d 12.37 ~ 12.49
135.05 Sturminster Newton 12/37 12/53
139.03 Stalbridge 12/42 13/01
142.56 Templecombe Jn 12/47 13/07
152.76 Evercreech Jn 13.04a ~ 13.12d 13.23 ~ 13.33
163.52 Gladstonbury 13p32a ~ 13p42d 13.55 ~ 14.03
175.45 Highbridge 14/07 14.27 ~ 14.29
177.17 Burnham-on-Sea 14.12a ~ 14.23d 14.35 ~ 14.46
178.69 Highbridge 14.28a ~ 14.55d 14.52 ~ 15.10
201.38 Evercreech Jn 15.37a ~ 15.45d 16.08 ~ 16.21
206.04 Shepton Mallet 15p57a ~ 16p07d 16.42 ~ 16.50
210.67 Binegar 16/20  17/05
217.20 Radstock North 16/29 17/15
223.43 Midford 16/37 17/25
227.31 Bath Jn 16/44 17/31
227.72 Bath Green Park 16.46a ~ 16.56d 17.33 ~ 17.46
237.61 Mangotsfield 17p15a ~ 17p25d 18/07
242.68 Bristol Temple Meads 17.38a ~ 17.50d 18.09 ~ 18.28
244.38 Stapleton Road 17/56 18/33
247.52 Filton Jn 18/06 18/41
248.63 Stoke Gifford 18/08 18/43
260.38 Badminton 18/28 19/02
277.49 Wootton Bassett 18/50 19/23
283.15 Swindon 18/57 19/30
303.17 Steventon 19/20 20/00
307.29 Didcot 19/23 20.08a ~ 20.20d
324.41 Reading 19/40 20/47
336.20 Maidenhead 19/54 21/03
342.03 Slough 20/01 21/09
351.33 Southall 20/11 21/20
360.39 Paddington 20.25a 21.35


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