20th March 1966

R.C.T.S.
The Solent Rail Tour

Locos Used 30064, 30073, 31639, 34013 'Okehampton', 34089 '602 Squadron', 75070 & 80154
Stock Used 9 coaches

Route :

Loco(s) Route
34089 (1) London Waterloo - Woking - Worting Jn - Salisbury
75070 Salisbury - Romsey - Southampton Central - Ocean Terminal
30073 + 30064 Ocean Terminal - Fawley - Southampton Central - Southampton Terminus
75070 Southampton Terminus - Fareham
31639 Fareham - Gosport
31639 Gosport - Fareham
75070 & 31639 Fareham - Portchester - Cosham - Petersfield - Guildford London Road - Effingham Junction - Oxshot - Hampton Court Jn - Wimbledon - East Putney - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Banked out of Waterloo by 80154.
(2) The unusual routings were caused by the LSWR mainline being prepared for electrification. Whilst participants toured Southampton Old Docks the stock was placed in a siding by one of the docks diesel shunters. Present in port after an annual refit was 'Queen Elizabeth'.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : David Hills (compiled from contemporary reports)

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