17th December 1977

? British Rail ?
(Day Excursion)

Loco Used 33048
Stock Used 25953+25906+13398+21266+1873+25909+25917+25915+25916

Route :

Loco Route (1)
33048 (??? - ) East Croydon - Earlswood - Three Bridges - Keymer Jn - Preston Park - Hove - Worthing - Arundel Jn - Barnham - Chichester - Havant - Cosham - Fareham - Botley - Eastleigh - Romsey - Tunnel Jn - Salisbury - wilton Jn - Westbury - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Dr Days Jn - Stapleton Road - Filton Jn - Pilning - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Neath - Swansea
33048 Swansea - (reverse of outward route) - East Croydon ( - ???)

Notes :
(1) Confirmation is required if the tour originated/terminated at East Croydon. Though not detailed it assumed the train ran 'direct' (i.e. via Pontyclun) both ways between Cardiff and Bridgend.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : John Debens

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
East Croydon 07.10d 07.10   23.57a 00.15
South Croydon 07/12 07/12   ? ?
Purley ? ?   23.48a ~ 23.52d 00.08 ~ 00.09
Coulsdon North 07/17 07/17   23/46 00/06
Earlswood 07/25 07/25   23/34 23/53
Three Bridges 07.35a ~ 07.36d 07.33 ~ 07.36   23.23a ~ 23.24d 23.39 ~ 23.40
Balcombe TSB 07/40 07/40   23/20 23/35
Haywards Heath 07.47a ~ 07.48d 07.45 ~ 07.48   23.11a ~ 23.12d 23.26 ~ 23.27
Keymer Jn 07/52 07/52   23/07 23/22
Preston Park 08/01 08/00   22/57 23/13
Hove 08.04a ~ 08.05d 08.03 ~ 08.06   22.53a ~ 22.54d 23.08 ~ 23.10
Shoreham-by-Sea 08.13a ~ 08.15d 08.12 ~ 08.15   22.46a ~ 22.47d 23.01 ~ 23.02
Worthing 08.23a ~ 08.25d 08.21 ~ 08.25   22.38a ~ 22.39d 22.52 ~ 22.54
Arundel Jn 08/37 08/37   22/28 22/40
Barnham 08.42 _ 08.43d 08.41 ~ 08.43   22.22a ~ 22.23d 22.33 ~ 22.34
Chichester 08.51a ~ 08.52d 08.51 ~ 08.52   22.13a ~ 22.14d 22.24 ~ 22.25
Havant 09.07a ~ 09.08d 09.05 ~ 09.06   22.01a ~ 22.02d 22.13 ~ 22.14
Farlington Jn 09/12 09/11   21/57 22/12
Cosham 09/15 09/17   21/54 22/05
Fareham 09/23 09/32   21/46 21/54
Botley 09/31 09/43   21/38 21/47
Eastleigh 09/40 09/50   21/30 21/40
Romsey 09/51 10/01   21/18 21/30
Tunnel Jn 10/10 10/18   21/00 21/06
Salisbury 10.16a ~ 10.17d 10.21 ~ 10.22   20.56a ~ 20.58d 21.00 ~ 21.02
Wilton Jn 10/19 10/27   20/52 20/57
Dilton Marsh 10/43 10/50   20/29 20/31
Westbury 10.48a ~ 10.50d 10.54 ~ 10.55   20.22a ~ 20.24d 20.24 ~ 20.26
Hawkeridge Jn 10/53 10/58   20/19 20/22
Bathampton Jn 11/11 11/16   20/01 20/01
Bath Spa 11/16 11/21   19/56 19/57
Dr Days Jn 11/24 11/34   19/48 19/46
Lawrence Hill 11/30 11/36   19/42 19/43
Filton Jn 11/42 11/45   19/36 19/36
Pilning 11/48 11/50   19/30 19/31
Severn Tunnel West 11/54 11/54   19/24 19/26
Severn Tunnel Junction 11/55 11/55   19/23 19/25
Newport 12.06a ~ 12.08d 12.08 ~ 12.10   19.10a ~ 19.12d 19.12 ~ 19.14
Cardiff Central 12.24a ~ 12.27d 12.25 ~ 12.32   18.54a ~ 18.56d 18.53 ~ 18.56
Bridgend 12.50a ~ 12.52d 12.53 ~ 12.55   18.30a ~ 18.31d 18.29 ~ 18.31
Port Talbot 13.06a ~ 13.08d 13.15 ~ 13.15   18.13a ~ 18.14d 18.12 ~ 18.14
Neath 13.16a ~ 13.18d 13.23 ~ 13.25   18.04a ~ 18.05d 18.03 ~ 18.05
Swansea 13.35a 13.41   17.50d 17.50


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