25th June 1983
British Rail (Southern
|Locos Used||25249, 25269, 33205 & 86314|
Route : 1Z72 throughout
|33205||Gillingham - Strood - Dartford - Sidcup - Lewisham - Nunhead - Briston Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction (Windsor lines) - Kew East Jn - Acton Central - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Canal Wharf Jn - Willesden Junction (Acton Canal Branch)|
|86314||Willesden Junction (Acton Canal Branch) - Wembley Central - Watford Junction - Weedon - Rugby - Coventry - Stechford - Aston - Bescot - Portobello Jn - Wolverhampton|
|25249 + 25269||Wolverhampton - Cosford - Abbey Foregate jn - English Bridge Jn - Welshpool|
|25249 + 25269||Welshpool - (reverse of outward route) - Wolverhampton|
|86314||Wolverhampton - (reverse of outward route) - Wembley Central - Sudbury Jn - [up goods past Sudbury Yard] - Willesden LL Goods Lines (sig. WN34)|
|33205 (1)||Willesden LL Goods Lines (sig. WN34) - Brent New Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Acton Canal Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Gillingham|
(1) Adrian Nicholls recorded the train loco from Willesden as 33061 but a friend who travelled with him has since insisted it was 33205 - can someone please confirm that it was 33205 (or 33061)?
Source : Adrian Nicholls (joined at Strood [out], left at
Clapham Junction [rtn])
33025 pulls into Strood in the morning (photo: Adrian Nicholls)
The 25's at Welshpool (photo: Adrian Nicholls)
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