9th December 1967

L.C.G.B.
The South London Suburban Rail Tour

Locos Used D6584 & E6018
Stock Used 4-coach trailer corridor set (formed: DTSO+TBFK+TSO+DTSO)

Route :

Loco Route
E6018 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - St. Helier - Sutton - West Croydon - Norwood Junction - Forest Hill - New Cross Gate - Bricklayers Arms
E6018 (1) Bricklayers Arms - North Kent East Jn - New Cross - Lewisham - Blackheath - Angerstein Jn (2) - Charlton
E6018 Charlton - Angerstein Wharf
E6018 (1) Angerstein Wharf - Charlton - Woolwich Arsenal - Slade Green - Crayford Spur - Sidcup - Lee Spur - Grove Park - Bromley North
E6018 Bromley North - Grove Park - Parks Bridge Jn - New Cross - London Bridge - London Cannon Street
D6584 London Cannon Street - Metropolitan Jn - Ludgate Hill
D6584 Ludgate Hill - Elephant & Castle - Brixton - Stewarts Lane - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) Booked reversal was at Angerstein Jn but tour reversed at Charlton instead.
(3) The stock had been iced up in Clapham Yard and left 141mins late. The nearest the train got to being on time was between London Bridge & Cannon Street where it was a mere 119mins late. Final arrival at Victoria was 137mins late.


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.

Sources : John Clifford (on the train throughout) & John Broderick

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

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Waterloo 08.50 [LL] 11.10
3.71 Clapham Junction 08/57 11/17
7.17 Wimbledon 09/03 11.21a ~ 11.22d
9.67 St Helier 09/10 11/29
12.51 Sutton 09/18 11/35
17.11 West Croydon 09/27 11/42
18.70 Norwood Junction 09/33 [LL] 11/47
21.77 Forest Hill 09/41 11/50
24.53 New Cross Gate 09.48a ~ 09.49d 11.53 ~ 11.56
25.27 Bricklayers Arms Jn 09/50 11/59
26.00 North Kent West Jn 09/56 12/00
27.51 Bricklayers Arms 10.05a ~ 10.15d 12.04 ~ 12.10
29.22 North Kent West Jn 10/24 12/20
30.12 North Kent East Jn 10/27 12.24a ~ 12.27d
30.56 New Cross 10/29 [LL] 12/28
31.71 Lewisham 10/33 12/34
32.53 Blackheath 10/35 12/36
34.32 Angerstein Jn 10.39a ~ 10.40d 12/42
35.16 Angerstein Wharf 10.46a ~ 10.55d 12.56 ~ 13.09
36.33 Charlton 11/03 13/16
38.22 Woolwich Arsenal 11/06 13/19
44.19 Slade Green 11/18 13.32a ~ 13.35d
45.25 Crayford Spur "A" 11/21 13/37
45.55 Crayford Spur "B" 11/24 13/38
49.77 Sidcup 11/33 13/47
54.04 Lee Jn 11/40 13/56
54.41 Hither Green Sidings 11/42 13/58
56.07 Grove Park 11/47 14/02
57.56 Bromley North 11.51a ~ 12.10d 14.06 ~ 14.11
59.25 Grove Park 12/15 FL 14/15
61.08 Hither Green 12/18 14/18
62.10 Parks Bridge Jn 12/20 14/20
63.35 New Cross 12/22
[No.1 UP Line]
14/22
66.34 London Bridge 12/29 [P7] 14/27
66.53 Borough Market Jn 12/30 14/28
67.10 Cannon Street 12L32a ~ 12L40d 14.29 ~ 14.47
67.52 Metropolitan Jn 12/42 14/50
68.10 Blackfriars Jn 12/44 14/55
68.56 Ludgate Hill 12.46a ~ 12.55d 15.01 ~ 15.15
68.73 Blackfriars 12/57 15/17
71.78 LOughborough Junction 13/03 15/23
72.47 Brixton 13/05 15/26
74.26 Stewarts Lane Jn 13/12 15/29
75.63 Victoria 13.20a 15.35


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