12th September 1971

R.C.T.S. (London Branch)
Q-Stock Commemorative Railtour

Stock Used 4248+4311+4361+08063+08072+08812

Route :

Stock Route
as listed Hammersmith (H&C) - Baker Street - Aldgate East - Barking
as listed Barking - Aldgate East
as listed Aldgate East - (via St Mary's curve) - New Cross
as listed New Cross - Shoreditch
as listed Shoreditch - New Cross Gate
as listed New Cross Gate - (via St Mary's curve) - Liverpool Street
as listed Liverpool Street - Tower Hill - Earls Court - Hounslow West
as listed Hounslow West - Acton Town (1)
as listed Acton Town - Rayners Lane - Uxbridge
as listed Uxbridge - Rayners Lane - Acton Town
as listed Acton Town - Ealing Broadway
as listed Ealing Broadway - Acton Town - Hammersmith - Earls Court - Kensington Olympia
as listed Kensington Olympia - Earls Court - High Street Kensington
as listed High Street Kensington - Earls Court - Turnham Green - Richmond
as listed Richmond - Turnham Green - Earls Court - High Street Kensington
as listed High Street Kensington - Earls Court - Putney Bridge - Wimbledon
as listed Wimbledon - Putney Bridge - Earls Court - High Street Kensington

Notes :
(1) A query here from Chris Totty: The tour brochure says the train came from Hounslow West into Platform 4 (the District Line platform and therefore via the dive-under under the line from Ealing Common) at Acton Town where passengers detrained and crossed to Platform 2, the westbound Piccadilly line platform, whilst the train reversed in the sidings. Can anyone confirm that it did use platform 4 and not run via the Piccadilly line from Northfields and arrive in platform 3?

Sources : Chris Totty & John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick)

Miles Location Booked Actual
0.00 Hammersmith (Met) 10.30d 10.30
3.98 Edgware Road 10/44 10/44
4.45 Baker Street 10/46 10/46
8.17 Liverpool Street 10/59 10/57
8.74 Aldgate East 11/01 11/00
15.90 Barking 11.22a ~ 11.38d 11.20 ~ 11.40
23.06 Aldgate East 11.58a ~ 12.02d 11.57 ~ 12.03
? Whitechapel Jn 12/07 12/07
27.59 New Cross 12.17a ~ 12.22d 12.17 ~ 12.25
31.47 Shoreditch 12.38a ~ 12.50d 12.41 ~ 12.52
35.20 New Cross Gate 13.02a ~ 13.07d 13.04 ~ 13.08
? Whitechapel Jn 13/17 13/16
39.58 Aldgate East 13/20 13/18
40.15 Liverpool Street 13.25a ~ 14.35d 13.20 ~ 14.38
40.86 Tower Hill 14/39 14/41
46.76 Earls Court 14/58 15.01a ~ 15.02d
50.93 Acton Town 15/11 15.13a ~ 15.14d
56.63 Hounslow West 15.25a ~ 15.39d 15.25 ~ 15.42
62.33 Acton Town
[P2] / detrain / [P4]
15.53a ~ 16.07d 15.53 ~ 16.09
69.52 Rayners Lane 16/25 16/24
74.82 Uxbridge 16.38a ~ 16.50d 16.34 ~ 16.52
80.12 Rayners Lane 17/03 17/04
87.31 Acton Town
[P4] / detrain / [P1]
17.22a ~ 17.33d 17.22 ~ 17.34
88.88 Ealing Broadway 17.37a ~ 17.51d 17.38 ~ 17.52
90.45 Acton Town 17/56 17/56
93.20 Hammersmith 18/03 18/02
94.62 Earls Court 18/08 18/06
95.39 High Street Kensington 18.10a ~ 18.17d 18.08 ~ 18.10
96.16 Earls Court 18/19 18.18a ~ 18.21d
97.20 Kensington Olympia 18.22a ~ 18.29d 18.24 ~ 18.30
98.24 Earls Court 18/32 18/33
99.01 High Street Kensington 18.34a ~ 18.41d 18.35 ~ 18.40
99.78 Earls Court 18/43 18/43
102.59 Turnham Green 18/52 18/50
105.97 Richmond 19.01a ~ 19.08d 18.58 ~ 19.08
109.35 Turnham Green 19/17 19/16
112.16 Earls Court 19/26 16/26
112.93 High Street Kensington 19.28a ~ 19.35d 19.28 ~ 19.35
113.70 Earls Court 19/37 19/37
115.71 Putney Bridge 19/44 19/42
119.17 Wimbledon 19.53a ~ 20.00d 19.50 ~ 20.01
122.63 Putney Bridge 20/09 20/09
124.64 Earls Court 20/17 20.17a ~ 20.17d
125.41 High Street Kensington 20.19a 20.20


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