3rd July 1966

L.C.G.B.
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

Loco(s) Route
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

Notes:
(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 Armitage

Photo Review


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
0.00 Waterloo 09.52d 19.55a 297.60
3.71 Clapham Junctiuon 09/59 19/48 293.69
13.26 Hampton Court Jn 10/10 19/38 284.34
17.06 Walton-on-Thames [LL] ? ?
24.61 Woking Jn 10/25 19/23 272.79
33.18 Farnborough [TL] ? ?
47.63 Basingstoke 10.52a ~ 10.54d 18.51a ~ 18.55d 249.77
50.23 Worting Jn 11/00 18/47 [TL] 247.37

 

M.C Location Booked
83.56 Salisbury 11L32 ~ 11L44
86.17 Wilton South 11/50
112.15 Templecombe 12/18
122.69 Yeovil Junction 12.28 ~ 12.38
124.54 Yeovil Pen Mill 12.55 ~ 13.05
137.35 Maiden Newton 13/25
145.09 Dorchester West 13/39
145.41 Dorchester Jn 13/40
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
161.45 Dorchester Jn 16/38
175.63 Worgret Jn 16/55
183.78 Poole 17/05
189.58 Bournemouth Central 17w16 ~ 17w20
204.00 Lymington Jn 17/38
212.27 Lyndhurst Road 17p47a ~ 17p57d
215.70 Redbridge 18/02
217.49 Millbrook [TL]
218.41 Southampton Central 18/07
219.46 Northam Jn 18/10
224.15 Eastleigh 18/17

Timings continue in first table.

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