13th May 1979

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Pines Express Rerun

Locos Used 31135, 31304, 33119 & 47323

Route : 1Z20 throughout

Loco(s) Route
31135 + 31304 London Paddington - Reading - Southcote Jn - Basingstoke - Eastleigh - Southampton - Bournemouth - Branksome
47323 (1) Branksome - Bournemouth West Carriage Sidings
31135 + 31304 Bournemouth West Carriage Sidings - Branksome - Poole - Dorchester South - Weymouth Jn
33119 Weymouth Jn - Weymouth Quay
33119 Weymouth Quay - Weymouth Jn
31135 + 31304 Weymouth Jn - Dorchester West - Maiden Newton - Yeovil Pen Mill
31135 + 31304 Yeovil Pen Mill - Yeovil Junction
31135 + 31304 Yeovil Junction - Templecombe - Gillingham - Wilton - Salisbury - Tunnel Jn - Dean - Romsey - Chandlers Ford - East Botley - Fareham - Cosham Jn - Farlington Jn - Havant - Petersfield - Guildford - Effingham Jn - Leatherhead - Epsom - Sutton - West Croydon - Norwood Jn - London Bridge

Notes :
(1) 31135 + 31304 on rear.
(2) This tour was arranged to run over lines not covered by original tour 2 months earlier (17th March) which never recovered from numerous operational problems. Offered free by British Rail it cost participants just 90p (to cover postage & admin).

Sources : Alan Costello & Alan Osborn


33119 at Weymouth Quay (photo: Michael Croxford)


Weymouth (photo: The John Vaughan Collection courtesy of Steve Davies)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Osborn)

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 08.15d 08.15
Southall 08/26 08/26
Slough 08/38 08/40
Maidenhead 08/43 08/45
Twyford 08/49 08/51
Reading 08.56a ~ 08.57d 09.00 ~ 09.03
Southcote Jn 09/00 09/07
Basingstoke 09/16 09/26
Worting Jn 09/20 09/30
Eastleigh 09.44 ~ 09.45 09.58 ~ 09.59
St Denys 09/52 10/04
Southampton 09/57 10/10
Redbridge 10/01 10/14
Brockenhurst 10/19 10/29
Bournemouth 10/32 10/45
Branksome 10.38 ~ 10.50 10.51 ~ 10.56
Bournemouth West CS 10.55 ~ 11.05 11.01 ~ 11.16
Branksome 11/15 11.20 ~ 11.26
Poole 11/23 11/33
Dorchester Jn 12/02 12/10
Weymouth Jn 12L05 ~ 12L17 12.10 ~ 12.21
Weymouth Quay 12.34 ~ 13.04 12.40 ~ 13.04
Weymouth Jn 13.21 ~ 13.31 13.22 ~ 13.36
Dorchester Jn 13/47 13/48
Maiden Newton 13x57 ~ 14x15 13.57 ~ 14.16
Yeovil Pen Mill 14.35 ~ 14.50 14.35 ~ 14.51
Yeovil Junction 14.55 ~ 15.20 14.57 ~ 15.20
Templecombe 15x40 ~ 16x00 16.04 ~ 16.11
Gillingham 16/10 16/18
Wilton Jn 16/35 16/39
Salisbury 16c42 ~ 16c50 16.44 ~ 16.51
Tunnel Jn 16/54 16/54
Dean 17/05 17/03
Romsey 17/13 17/11
Chandlers Ford 17x21 ~ 17x41 17.19 ~ 17.30
Eastleigh 17/49 18.12 ~ 18.14
Botley 17/57 18/28
Fareham 18/06 18/36
Farlington Jn 18/29 19/05
Havant 18/31 19.12 ~ 19.13
Petersfield 18/48 19/26
Haslemere 18/59 19/38
Guildford 19.20a ~ 19.21d 19.52 ~ 19.54
Effingham Junction 19/34 20c05 ~ 20c06
Leatherhead 19/40 20/21
Sutton 19/55 20/29
West Croydon 20/06 20/38
Norwood Junction 20/09 20/43
Forest Hill 20/13 20/47
Bricklayers Arms Jn 20/18 20/50
London Bridge 20.22a 20.54


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