28th October 1978

L.C.G.B. (North-West Branch)
The Solent Railtour No.2

Locos Used 33031, 33112, 73113, 73128, 73129, 73131 & 86257
Stock Used 11 mark 1 coaches vb90mph

Route : 1Z14 throughout

Loco(s) Route
86257 Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn - Hartford - Crewe - Stafford - Mitre Bridge Jn (2)
73128 + 73113 Mitre Bridge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Clapham Junction - Point Pleasant Jn - Wimbledon - Epsom - Leatherhead - Effingham Junction - Guildford - Haslemere - Petersfield - Havant
33031 + 33112 Havant - Fareham - Eastleigh - Romsey
33031 + 33112 Romsey - Redbridge - Southampton
73131 + 73129 Southampton - Eastleigh - Winchester - Basingstoke - Woking - Byfleet & New Haw - Virginia Water - Staines - Point Pleasant Jn - Clapham Junction - Mitre Bridge Jn
86257 Mitre Bridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) 86101 'Sir William A. Stannier FRS' had been requested.
(2) Was loco changeover at Willesden Junction or Mitre Bridge Jn?

Source : Chris Parkinson (joined/left the train at Crewe) &
Gordon Lacy (joined/left the train at Clapham Junction)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Chris Parkinson & Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Liverpool Lime Street 08.15d 20.02a
Runcorn ??.??a ~ 08.33d 19.41a ~ ??.??d
Hartford ??.??a ~ 08.47d 19.30a ~ ??.??d
Crewe ??.??a ~ 09.05d 19.16a ~ ??.??d
Stafford ??.??a ~ 09.28d 18.53a ~ ??.??d
Willesden Junction 11L13 ~ 11L23 16L54 ~ 17L04

 

Location Booked Actual
Clapham Junction 11.53a ~ 11.55d ??.?? ~ 12.02
Point Pleasant Jn ? 12/06
Wimbledon 12/07 12/13
Epsom 12/19 12/26
Leatherhead 12/26 12/32
Effingham Junction ? 12/38
Guildford 12c48 ~ 12c50 12.50 ~ 12.50
Haslemere ? 13/07
Petersfield 13/14 13/17
Havant 13L30 ~ 13L40 13.32 ~ 13.48
Fareham 13/58 14/02
Eastleigh 14/16 14/17
Romsey 14.28 ~ 14.40 14.29 ~ 14.45
Redbridge ? 14/53
Southamp[ton 14p51a ~ 15p01d 14.58 ~ 15.09
Eastleigh 15/09 15/17
Winchester 15/15 15/24
Basingstoke ? 15/38
Woking 15/47 16/06
Byfleet ? 16/12
Virginia Water 16/05 16/24
Staines ? 16/43
Point Pleasant Jn ? 17/03
Clapham Junction 16c33a ~ 16c35d 17.05 ~ ??.??

Timings continue in first table.

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