3rd July 1966
The Green Arrow Rail Tour
|Locos Used||34002, 34100, 41298 & 45493|
|Stock Used||booked for ten coaches of BR/SR stock, formed: BSK, 3x SO, RB, 4x SO, BSK|
Route : at least SPL1
|34002||London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Fleet - Basingstoke - Andover Junction - Salisbury|
|45493 + 34100||Salisbury - Gillingham - Templecombe - Yeovil Junction|
|45493 + 34100||Yeovil Junction - Yeovil Pen Mill|
|45493 + 34100||Yeovil Pen Mill - Chetnole - Maiden Newton - Dorchester West - Dorchester Jn - Weymouth Jn|
|41298||Weymouth Jn - Weymouth Quay|
|45493 + 34002||Weymouth - Dorchester Jn - Dorchester South - Wareham - Poole - Bournemouth Central|
|34002||Bournemouth Central - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - Northam Jn - Eastleigh - Winchester City - Basingstoke - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo|
(1) Ex-LNER Class V2 60919 was brought down from Dundee to work this tour, but failed. Originally uploaded that 34002 was the substitute, Bob Bishop believes from memory that it was in fact 45493 that substituted for the A2.
(1) Route confirmation required - above is taken from booked timings. Passengers were to make their own way on foot between Weymouth Quay and main station, or use the special bus provided. 34002 was photographed at Winchfield carrying headcode SPL1 - was this used throughout?
Sources : Terry Jackson, John Debens, Bob Bishop & Steve
A tour ticket courtesy of Rob Fraser.
34002 passes through Woking (photo: The Jim Porter Collection)
45493 & 34100 at Dorchester (photo: Bob Bishop)
45493 & 34100 again, approaching Yeovil Junction (photo: Bob Bishop)
41298 street running on he Weymouth Quay branch (photo: Bob Bishop)
45493 leads 34002 on the return, at Wishing Well Halt (photo: Bob Bishop)
Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)
|M.C||Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)||M.C|
|13.26||Hampton Court Jn||10/10||19/38||284.34|
|47.63||Basingstoke||10.52a ~ 10.54d||18.51a ~ 18.55d||249.77|
|50.23||Worting Jn||11/00||18/47 [TL]||247.37|
|83.56||Salisbury||11L32 ~ 11L44|
|122.69||Yeovil Junction||12.28 ~ 12.38|
|124.54||Yeovil Pen Mill||12.55 ~ 13.05|
|151.62||Weymouth SB||13L50 ~ 13L57|
|153.14||Weymouth Quay||14.15a ( ~ 15.00)|
|(154.46)||(Weymouth SB)||(15.18 ~ 15.20)|
|154.75||Weymouth||(15.22 ~ ) 16.25d|
|189.58||Bournemouth Central||17w16 ~ 17w20|
|212.27||Lyndhurst Road||17p47a ~ 17p57d|
Timings continue in first table.
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