7th June 1964

Home Counties Railway Society
Somerset & Dorset

Locos Used 7023 'Penrice Castle', 7025 (1), 35005 (2), 53807 & 44558

Route : 1X05 throughout

Loco(s) Route
35005 (2) London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Hampton Court Jn - Woking - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - St Denys - Southampton - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth Central
44558 + 53807 Bournemouth Central - Broadstone - Bailey Gate - Blandford Forum - Evercreech Junction - Shapwick - Highbridge
44558 + 53807 Highbridge - Shapwick - Evercreech Junction
44558 + 53807 Evercreech Junction - Radstock North - Bath Green Park
7023 Bath Green Park - Bitton - Mangotsfield Park - Yate - Charfield - Standish Jn - Gloucester Eastgate
7023 Gloucester Eastgate - Engine Shed Jn
7025 (1) Engine Shed Jn - Gloucester Eastgate - Standish Jn - Stroud - Swindon - (via GWML) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1)
Was booked for 4079 'Pendennis Castle' but this had been condemned a month before the tour.
(2) Was originally uploaded as 35001 in error.
(3) Formed in 1955 and originally known as the 'Middlesex Loco Spotters Club', their name was changed in the late 1950's to the 'Home Counties Railway Club' then in January 1963 it changed again, to the 'Home Counties Railway Society'.

Sources : Tony Wray (Semaphore Online), John Clifford, Keith Mapley,
Ron Walker, Terry Dorrity & John Debens


35005 waits to leave London Waterloo
(photo: Terry Dorrity)


7023 captured before going on the train at Bath Green Park (photo: Jon Marsh)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Debens & Ron Walker)

Miles Location Booked Actual
0 Waterloo 08.54d 08.54
4 Clapham Junction 09/01 09/01
6 Wimbledon
Hampton Court Jn
09/14 09/11
24 Woking 09/22 09/21
47 Basingstoke 09/45 09/42
66 Winchester 09/59 09/58
73 Eastleigh 10/06 10/04
79 Southampton Central 10w15 ~ 10w19 10.13 ~ 10.18
92 Brockenhurst 10/36 10/38
108 Bournemouth Central 10L54a ~ 11L04d 10.53 ~ 11.06
113 Poole 11/16 11/18
117 Broadstone 11/23 11/23
? Corfe Mullen 11/29 11/33
128 Blandford Forum 11/38 11/42
133 Shillingstone 11/47 11/49
136 Sturminster 11/52 11/53
140 Stalbridge 11/58 11/58
144 Templecombe Junction 12p06a ~ 12p20d 12.07 ~ 12.09
147 Wincanton 12/27 12/14
151 Cole 12/36 12/22
154 Evercreech Junction 12w40a ~ 12w50d 12.27 ~ 12.51
159 West Pennard 13/07 13/05
164 Glastonbury & Street 13/15 13/14
167 Ashcott 13/21 13/20
169 Shapwick 13/25 13/25
171 Edington Burtle 13/29 13/28
175 Bason Bridge 13/37 13/36
176 Highbridge 13p40a ~ 13p55d 13.38 ~ 14.05
178 Bason Bridge 13/58 14/09
180 Edington Burtle 14/05 14/16
184 Shapwick 14/11 14/21
186 Ashcott 14/15 14/24
188 Glastonbury & Street 14/22 14/30
193 West Pennard 14/30 14/40
198 Evercreech Junction 14p45a ~ 15p00d 14.54 ~ 15.09
208 Binegar 15/23 15/37
214 Radstock North 13/31 15/48
220 Midford 13/40 15/55
225 Bath Green Park 15L45a ~ 16L05d 16/02 ~ 16.15
235 Mangotsfield 16/22 16/34
240 Yate 16/28 16/48
246 Charfield 16/34 16/49
254 Berkeley Road 16/39 16/50
? Standish Jn 16/46 16/53
269 Gloucester Eastgate 16p55a ~ 17p10d 17.04 ~ 17.13
270 Engine Shed Jn 17L13 ~ 17L20 17.15 ~ 17.27
271 Gloucester Eastgate 17/23 15/30
283 Stroud 17/36 17/48
294 Kemble 18/01 18/16
? Loco Yard 18/17 18/27
308 Swindon 18w19 ~ 18w34 18.34 ~ 18.47
320 Uffington 18/47 19/03
330 Steventon 18/57 19/12
? Foxhall Jn [ML] 19/14
333 Didcot 19/00 19/15
345 Pangbourne 19/10 19/24
350 Reading General 19/18 19/28
355 Twyford 19/24 19/35
361 Maidenhead 19/31 19/43
367 Slough 19/36 19/50
376 Southall 19/45 20/03
384 Westbourne Park 19/54 20/12
385 Paddington 19.59a 20.15


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