30th March 1963
R.C.T.S. (London Branch)
Silvertown Tramway Rail Tour
|Stock Used||9 brake vans|
|D4192||Stratford (Low Level) - Stratford Southern Jn - (via goods line) - Thames Wharf Jn - North Woolwich (2)|
|D4192||North Woolwich - (via goods line) - Silvertown - Silvertown Tramway (End of Line)|
|D4192 (3)||Silvertown Tramway (End of Line) - Silvertown|
|D4192||Silvertown - Thames Wharf Jn|
|D4192 (3)||Thames Wharf Jn - Thames Wharf Yard (site of old tramway)|
|D4192||Thames Wharf Yard (site of old tramway) - Thames Wharf Jn - (via goods line) - Stratford Southern Jn - Stratford (Low Level)|
(1) This tour was organised because of the failure of the East London No.3 Rail Tour of 6 October 1962 to travel the full length of the Silvertown Tramway or to go all the way into Thames Wharf yard.
(2) David Pearson comments: The times quoted in the itinerary show the tour as reversing in North Woolwich Goods Yard with a change of engine. This did not happen. The train ran into the passenger station and the loco ran round.
(3) Loco propelling.
Sources : David Hills (compiled from contemporary
reports), Rodger Green & David Pearson
D4192 reversing at North Woolwich (photo: David Pearson)
...and at the end of the Silvertown Tramway (photo: David Pearson)
David Pearson's ticket.
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Rodger Green)
|0.00||Stratford (Low Level)||13.28d|
|0.13||Stratford Southern Jn||13/31|
|2.22||Thames Wharf Jn||13/50|
|4.73||North Woolwich Goods Yard||14L07a ~ 14L17d|
|7.08||Silvertown Tramway (EoL)||14.55a ~ 15.05d|
|8.41||Silvertown||15.35a ~ 15.45d|
|10.30||Thames Wharf Jn||15.57a ~ 16.00d|
|10.73||Thames Wharf Yard (site of old tramway)||16.15a ~ 16.25d|
|11.36||Thames Wharf Jn||16/40|
|13.45||Stratford Southern Jn||16/58|
|13.58||Stratford (Low Level)||17.00a|
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