20th March 1966

Railway Correspondence and Travel Society
The Solent Rail Tour

Locos Used 30064, 30073, 31639, 34013 'Okehampton', 34089 '602 Squadron', 75070 & 80154
Stock Used 9 coaches (booked to be formed: BSK, 5x SO, RB, SO, BSK)

Route :

Loco(s) Route
34089 (1) London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Woking - Worting Jn - Salisbury
75070 Salisbury - Tunnel Jn - Romsey - Redbridge - Southampton Central - Southampton Eastern Docks (Ocean Terminal) (2)
30073 + 30064 Southampton Eastern Docks (Ocean Terminal) - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Totton - Marchwood - Fawley
30073 + 30064 Fawley - Marchwood - Totton - Redbridge - Southampton Central - Southampton Terminus
75070 Southampton Terminus - Northam Jn - St Denys - Fareham
31639 Fareham - Gosport
31639 Gosport - Fareham
75070 & 31639 Fareham - Portchester - Cosham - Petersfield - Haslemnere - Guildford - Effingham Junction - Oxshot - Hampton Court Jn - Wimbledon - East Putney - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Banked out of Waterloo by 80154.
(2) For visit to Ocean Terminal and Docks Loco. During the layover (at what was referred to as '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'.
(3) The unusual routings were caused by the LSWR mainline being prepared for electrification.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : David Hills (compiled from contemporary reports) & Mike Willis/Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Mike Willis/Isle of Wight Steam Railway)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Waterloo 09.23d [TL] 09.35
3.71 Clapham Junction 09/30 09/42
13.26 Hampton Court Jn 09/41 09/52
24.61 Woking Jn 09/51 10/11
50.23 Worting Jn 10/15 10/39
83.56 Salisbury 10L45a ~ 11L00d 11.11 ~ 11.18
84.64 Tunnel Jn 11/04 11/22
100.19 Romsey 11/24 11/43
105.55 Redbridge 11/32 11/51
107.34 Milbrook LL 11/54
108.26 Southampton Central 11/37 11/56
109.78 Southampton Dock Gates 11/42 12/03
110.38 Southampton Eastern Docks 11.50a ~ 13.15d 12.08 ~ 13.16
111.78 Southampton Dock Gates 13/23 ?
113.50 Southampton Central 13/28 13/27
114.42 Milbrook TL ?
116.21 Redbridge 13/33 13/36
116.73 Totton 13/35 13/36
120.42 Marchwood 13/47 13/50
124.31 Frost lane 13/59 14/03
126.43 Fawley 14w10a ~ 14w25d 14.11 ~ 14.34
128.55 Frost Lane 14/36 14/41
132.44 Marchwood 14/48 ?
136.13 Totton 15/00 ?
136.65 Redbridge 15/02 15/07
138.44 Millbrook LL 15/11
139.36 Southampton Central 15.07a ~ 15.08d 15.14 ~ 15.15
141.06 Southampton Terminus 15L13 ~ 15L26d 15.21 ~ 15.33
141.72 Northam Jn 15/31 ?
142.66 St Denys 15/33 15/43
155.39 Fareham 15L53a ~ 16L03d 16.04 ~ 16.13
???.?? Portchester ? 17.49 ~ 17.55
171.30 Cosham 17/54 17/59
172.32 Farlington Jn 17/57 18/01
175.33 Havant 18/03 18/05
186.78 Petersfield 18/19 18/20
198.69 Haslemere 18/34 18/34
211.44 Guildford 18c49 ~ 18c52 18.51 ~ 18.53
220.24 Effingham Junction 19/04 19/04
228.12 Hampton Court Jn 19/16 [TL] 19/17
234.21 Wimbledon 19/24 19.25 ~ 19.25
237.07 East Putney 19/30 19/31
237.58 Point Pleasant Jn 19/32 [LL] 19/32
238.73 Clapham Junction 19/35 19/34
242.64 Waterloo 19.42a 19.42


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