28th May 1977

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Loco Used 33018
Stock Used 21267+25972+25920+25909+13390+1872+25910+25934+25953+21274

Route :

Loco Route
33018 (??? - ) East Croydon - Redhill - Three Bridges - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Preston Park - Hove - Worthing Central - Arundel Jn - Chcihester - Havant - Farlington Jn - Cosham - Fareham - Eastleigh - Romsey - Salisbury - Wilton Jn - Westbury
33018 Westbury - Fairwood Jn - (via Frome station avoiding line) - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton
33018 Taunton - Cogload Jn - Bridgwater - (via Weston-super-Mare avoiding line) - Bristol Temple Meads - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Trowbridge - Westbury - (reverse of outward route) - East Croydon ( - ???)

Notes :
(1) This trip was found in a book obtained by John Debens containing meticulous records of railtours travelled during the period and is thus assumed to also be a charter. It may be a safe assumption that the ultimate destination was the East Somerset Railway (via road coach transfer?) however this needs to be confirmed.
(2) Confirmation is required that East Croydon was the start/finish point for this trip.

Source : John Debens

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
East Croydon 07.40d 07.47   23.57a 23.59
Purley ? ?   23.48a ~ 23.52d 23.52 ~ 23.53
Coulsdon North 07/47 07/54   ? ?
Redhill 07.55a ~ 07.56d 08.00 ~ 08.01   23.37a ~ 23.38d 23.40 ~ 23.42
Earlswood 07/58 08/05   23/34 23/34
Three Bridges 08.07a ~ 08.08d 08.13 ~ 08.14   23.23a ~ 23.24d 23.25 ~ 23.26
Balcombe TSB 08/11 08/19   23/20 23/22
Haywards Heath 08.17a ~ 08.24d 08.25 ~ 08.30   23.11a ~ 23.12d 23.11 ~ 23.14
Keymer Jn 08/28 08/34   23/07 23/08
Preston Park 08/38 08/42   22/57 22/59
Hove 08.42a ~ 08.44d 08.45 ~ 08.46   22.53a ~ 22.54d 22.54 ~ 22.56
Shoreham-by-Sea 08.50a ~ 08.52d 08.52 ~ 08.54   22.46a ~ 22.47d 22.47 ~ 22.48
Worthing Central 08.58a ~ 09.00d 08.59 ~ 09.02   22.38a ~ 22.39d 22.40 ~ 22.41
Arundel Jn 09/10 09/14   22/28 22/30
Barnham 09.15a ~ 09.17d 09.18 ~ 09.20   22.22a ~ 22.23d 22.23 ~ 22.24
Chichester 09.25a ~ 09.27d 09.27 ~ 09.29   22.13a ~ 22.14d 22.13 ~ 22.15
Havant 09.39a ~ 09.40d 09.39 ~ 09.41   21.54a ~ 21.55d 21.59 ~ 22.02
Farlington Jn 09/44 09/48   21/46 21/54
Cosham 09/48 09/49   21/40 21/52
Fareham 09/56 10/00   21/31 21/46
Botley 10/04 10/07   21/23 21/32
Eastleigh 10/12 10/14   21/13 21/24
Eastleigh East Jn ? ?   21*02 ~ 21*10 21/08
Romsey 10/24 10/26   20/54 21/01
Tunnel Jn 10/42 10/52   20/36 20/44
Salisbury 10.48a ~ 10.49d 10.55 ~ 10.57   20.28a ~ 20.30d 20.37 ~ 20.40
Wilton Jn 10/52 11/02   20/26 20/32
Dilton Marsh 11/16 11/25   20/00 19/59
Westbury 11.20a ~ 11.33d 11.50 ~ 12.25   19.52a ~ 19.55d 19.53 ~ 19.55

 

Location Booked Actual
Fairwood Jn 11/37 12/37
Clink Road Jn 11/41 12/42
Blatchbridge Jn 11/43 12/47
Castle Cary 11/55 13/02
Taunton 12.28a ~ 18.25d 13.27 ~ 18.25
Cogload Jn ? 18/35
Bridgwater ? 18/38
Uphill Jn ? 18/45
Highbridge ? 18/51
Bristol Temple Meads 19.10a ~ 19.13d 19.10 ~ 19.12
Bath Spa ? 19/31
Bathampton Jn ? 19/34
Bradford Jn ? 19/46

Timings continue in first table.

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