20th March 1966
The Solent Rail Tour
|Locos Used||30064, 30073, 31639, 34013 'Okehampton', 34089 '602 Squadron', 75070 & 80154|
|Stock Used||9 coaches|
|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|
(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
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