3rd June 1979

London Transport
Auto Tube Rambler

Tube Used 3161+4161+4061+3061+3101+4101+4001+3001

Route :

Tube Route
as listed Seven Sisters – (1) ?Walthamstow Central?
as listed (1) – Seven Sisters – Finsbury Park (Victoria to Piccadilly) – Kings Cross – Leicester Square – Knightsbridge – Earls Court – Hammersmith  – Acton Town – Ealing Town – Ealing Broadway
as listed Ealing Broadway – West Acton – White City – Marble Arch – Oxford Circus – Holborn – Liverpool Street - Stratford - Leytonstone - Newbury Park – Hainault – Woodford – Leytonstone - Liverpool Street - Marble Arch - White City – Northolt - Ruislip Depot – Ruislip Siding
as listed Ruislip Siding – Rayners Lane – Wembley Park - Baker Street – Farringdon - Moorgate - Liverpool Street - Aldgate – Mansion House - Victoria - South Kensington - Earls Court - Barons Court - Hammersmith - Hammersmith siding
as listed Hammersmith siding - Hammersmith – Barons Court - Earls Court - Knightsbridge - Leicester Square - Holborn - Kings Cross - Arsenal (Piccadilly to Victoria) - Finsbury Park – Seven Sisters - Northumberland Park Depot
as listed Northumberland Park Depot – Seven Sisters

Notes :
(1) Booked to run to Walthamstow Central and reverse but John Brodericks timing notes show a departure from Seven Sisters at 10.08 followed by a note 'sidings to reverse southbound' suggesting the train did not go to Walthamstow Central - confirmation is required.
(2) The tour ran again, to an identical booked format (including the name) on 2nd September 1979.


The tour, paused at Baker Street (photo: Alan Holmewood)

Source : Greg Beecroft

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Greg Beecroft & John Broderick)

Location Booked Actual
Seven Sisters 10.03d [P4] 10.08
Walthamstow Central 10.09a ~ 10.16d ?DIV?
Seven Sisters 10/22 10.29 ~ 10.30
Finsbury Park 10/27 10.34 ~ 10.36
Kings Cross 10/34 10.41 ~ 10.42
Hyde Park Corner 10/45 ?
Barons Court 10/54 ?
Turnham Green 10/59 11/05
Acton Town 11/02 11/09
Ealing Broadway [P7] 11.08a ~ 11.25d  11.13 ~ 11.38
North Acton 11/30 11/42
White City 11/36 11.49 ~ 11.50
Liverpool Street 12/01 12/13
Leytonstone 12/16 12.40 ~ 12.41
Newbury Park 12/26 12/49
Hainault 12.32a ~ 12.40d [P2] 12.54 ~ 13.05
Woodford 12/51 13.13 ~ 13.14
Leytonstone 12.58a ~ 13.37d [P1] 13.20 ~ 13.55
Liverpool Street 13/53 14.10 ~ 14.11
Marble Arch 14/07 14/21
White City 14.18a ~ 14.33d 14.31 ~ 14.42
North Acton 14/39 ?
Northolt 14/50 ?
Ruislip Gardens 14/55 14.59 ~ 15.00
Ruislip Siding ??.?? ~ 15.25 15.02 ~ 15.16
Rayners Lane 15/33 15/32
Wembley Park 15/41 15/40
Finchley Road 15/52 15/52
Baker Street 15.59a ~ 16.17d [P3] 15.57 ~ 16.18
Farringdon 16/26 16/24
Aldgate 16/32 16/31
Mansion House 16/37 ?
Gloucester Road 16/52 ?
Barons Court 16/58 16/57
Hammersmith [P2] 16.59a 16.59 ~ 17.09
Hammersmith Siding ?DIV? ??.?? ~ ??.??
Hammersmith 17.09d 17.30 ~ 17.31
Hyde Park Corner 17/20 ?
Kings Cross 17/30 17/51
Finsbury Park 17/38 18/07
Seven Sisters 17/43 18/12
Northumberland Park Depot 17.55 ~ 17.59 18.19 ~ 18.28
Seven Sisters 18.07a [P4] 18.52


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