3rd & 4th June 1967

The A4 Locomotive Society Ltd.
No. 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' on tour on the 'Southern'

Locos Used 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley', 34023, 34087 & 41320

Route : 03/06

Loco Route
4498 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Wimbledon - Hampton Court Jn - Weybridge - Woking Jn - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Bournemouth Central
4498 Bournemouth Central - Redbridge - Southampton Central
34023 Southampton Central - Northam Jn - Eastleigh - Romsey - Salisbury
4498 Salisbury - Andover - Basingstoke - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Route : 04/06

Loco(s) Route
4498 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Hampton Court Jn - Woking - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh (for depot visit) - Southampton Central - Redbridge - Bournemouth Central - Poole - Weymouth
4498 (1) (2) Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) banked up from Weymouth SB by 34087.
(2) banked from Poole to Bournemouth by 41320.
(3) Believed to have been run as two separate tours, though only one tour brochure was issued to cover both days.

Sources : John Clifford, Chris Harley, John Debens & Dick Franklin

Photo Review


04/06: 4498 passes over the Poole Town level crossing (photo: Roger Aldous)


04/06: On the return leg, 4498 pausing at Poole (photo: Roger Aldous)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Bob Bridgers ticket for the 4th June tour.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Debens, Bob Bridger & Dick Franklin)

03/06

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Waterloo 09.45d ?
Hampton Court Jn 10/03 ?
Woking Jn 10/15 ?
Salisbury - 17L35 ~ 17L55
Tunnel Jn - 17/31
Alderbury Jn - 17/25
Kimbridge Jn - 17/17
Romsey - 17/13
Eastleigh 11/05 16/59
Southampton Central 11.14 ~ 11.19 16L30 ~ 16L45
Lyndhurst Road 11p30a ~ 11p45d ?
Lymington 11/56 ?
Bournemouth Central 12.16a 15.45d

04/06

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Waterloo 09.15d 09.21   19.39a 20.13
Clapham Junction 09/22 09/29   19/32 20/05
Hampton Court Jn 09/33 09/41 [LL]   19/22 19/55
Woking Jn 09/45 09/57   19/11 19/47
Worting Jn 10/10 10/26   18/51 19/25
Wallers Ash 10.25a ~ 10.26d ?   18.35a ~ 18.36d 19.10 ~ 19.10
Winchester Jn 10.32a ~ 10.33d ?   18.28a ~ 18.29d 18.46 ~ 19.01
Eastleigh 10.45a ~ 12.15d 10.59 ~ 12.14   18/18 18/34
Northam Jn 12/25 12/23   18/11 ?
Southampton Central 12.29a ~ 12.37d 12.29 ~ 12.37   18.04a ~ 18.08d 18.17 ~ 18.22
Millbrook 12.39a ~ 12.44d 12.50 ~ 12.55   ? ?
Redbridge 12.49a ~ 12.50d 13/03   17/59 18/13
Lymington Jn 13/05 13/16   17/47 18/02
Bournemouth Central 13/30 13.35 ~ 13.37   17.20a ~ 17.30d 17.40 ~ 17.45
Poole 13/40 14/02   17.08a ~ 17.10d 17.19 ~ 17.22
Wareham 13p50a ~ 14p00d 14.12 ~ 14.20   ? ?
Worgret Jn 14/03 14/23   16/58 17/07
Dorchester Jn 14/20 14/41   16/42 16/53
Weymouth SB ? ?   16.27a ~ 16.30d 16.38 ~ 16.40
Weymouth 14.30a 14.54   16.25d 16.36


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