20th July 1985

British Rail
Bournemouth Centenary Express

EMUs Used 417 & 3001

Route : 
1Z20 : London Waterloo to Bournemouth
1Z23 : Bournemouth to London Waterloo

EMUs Route
as listed London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - Southampton - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth
as listed Bournemouth - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) This was a special non-stop run to celebrate the centenary of Bournemouth Central Station, which opened on 20/07/1885. The run from Waterloo to Bournemouth took 83 minutes 25 seconds. Driver Peter Guy, Guard A.E. King. A gala was held in the upside station car park, which included Trolley Buses, Traction Engines and Vintage vehicles.

Source : Nick Bartlett (on the train from Waterloo to Bournemouth) & Chris Ellis

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Chris Ellis)

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
London Waterloo 09.30d   18.36a
Clapham Junction 09/36   18/29
Surbiton 09/44   18/21
Woking 09/52   18/11
Basingstoke 10/09   17/51
Worting Jn 10/11   17/49 [UF]
Winchester 10/23   17/33
Eastleigh 10/28 [DF]   17/27
Northam Jn 10/32 [DF]   17/21
Southampton 10/34 [DF]   17/18
Redbridge 10/37   17/15
Brockenhurst 10/46   17/06
Bournemouth 11.00a   16.50d


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