26th June 1966

Southern Counties Touring Society
The Devonshire Rambler

Locos Used 34002 'Salisbury', 34100 'Appledore' & 35023 'Holland-Afrika Line'

Route : 1X08 throughout

Loco Route
34002 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Andover Jn - Salisbury
35023 Salisbury - Gillingham - Yeovil Junction - Axminster - Exeter Central - Exeter St Davids - Tiverton Junction - Taunton - Castle Cary - Frome - Westbury
34100 Westbury - Warminster - Salisbury - Dean - Romsey - Redbridge - Southampton Central - Eastleigh - Winchester City - Basingstoke - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Photo Review


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.


A 21st century H&S nightmare! 35023 pauses for water at Exeter Central
(photo: Bernard Mills)


35023 at Standerwick on the approaches to Westbury (photo: Bob Bishop)


34100 caught at Westbury, en-route homewards to London Waterloo
(image: John Simons -from Cine film, courtesy of Bob Bishop)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & John Debens)

Location Booked Actual
Waterloo 09.55d [TL] 09.55
Clapham Junction 10/02 10/04
Hampton Court Jn 10/31 10/30
Woking Jn 10/31 10/30
Worting Jn 10/55 10/59
Salisbury 11L25 ~ 11L40 11.31 ~ 11.40
Wilton South 11/46 11/47
Templecombe 12/12 12/12
Yeovil Junction 12/22 12/21
Sidmouth Jn 12/40 12/42
Exeter Central 13w17 ~ 13w37 13.16 ~ 13.43
Exeter St Davids 13.40a ~ 13.43d 13.47 ~ 13.49
Cowley Bridge Jn 13/45 13/53
Taunton 14/20 14/31
Frome 15/02 15/08
Westbury 15L15 ~ 15L25 15.18a ~ 15.29
Dilton Marsh Halt 15/29 15/34
Salisbury 16p00a ~ 16p20d 16.04 ~ 16.19
Tunnel Jn 16/24 16/23
Alderbury Jn 16/30 16/28
Kimbridge Jn 16/39 16/37
Romsey 16/42 16/42
Redbridge 16/50 16/50
Southampton Central 16w55 ~ 17w05 16.57 ~ 17.02
Northam Jn 17/08 17/06
Eastleigh 17/16 17/13
Worting Jn 17/45 17/44
Woking Jn 18/09 18/07
Hampton Court Jn 18/24 18/22
Clapham junction 18/35 18/33
Waterloo 18.42a 18.40


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