2nd October 1988

London Regional Transport
Battery Rover

Locos Used L65, L66 & L67
Stock Used 5-car Gatwick Express set: 72628+72504+72602+72701+72604

Route : (morning tour)
on BR - 1Z30 throughout
on LUL - 450

Locos Route
L65 (1) Wimbledon - Raynes Park - Strawberry Hill - Richmond - Richmond sig. F398
L67 (2) Richmond sig. F398 - Richmond
L65 (1) Richmond - Turnham Green - Earls Court - Paddington - Baker Street - Farringdon - Whitechapel - Plaistow - Barking (3)
L66 (2) Barking - Plaistow - Aldgate East - Mansion House - Earls Court - Putney Bridge - Wimbledon (LUL)

Route : (afternoon tour)
on BR - 1Z30 throughout
on LUL - 450

Locos Route
L65 (3) (4) Wimbledon - Putney Bridge - Earls Court - Mansion House - Aldgate East - Plaistow - Barking
L66 (2) (4) Barking - Plaistow - Whitechapel - Farringdon - Baker Street - Paddington - Earls Court - Turnham Green - Richmond
L65 (3) (4) Richmond - Richmond Sig. F398
L66 (2) (4) Richmond Sig. F398 - Richmond - Strawberry Hill - Raynes Park - Wimbledon

Notes :
(1) L67 on rear.
(2) L65 on rear.
(3) Problems with L67 before Gunnersbury resulted in it being replaced by L66 during the layover at Barking.
(4) L66 on rear.
(5) Some sources quote the use of L66 & L67 on the afternoon tour however this is believed incorrect and that L65 & L66 performed on the trip.


(from Andrew Fairholms ticket collection)

Sources : Phil Wieland (on the afternoon tour), Stuart Clarke (on the morning tour), Nick Lawford & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

Morning Tour

Location Booked Actual
Wimbledon 09.48d [SL] 09.49 [P8]
Raynes Park 09/53 ?
New Malden 09/56 ?
Kingston 10/02 ?
Teddington 10/06 ?
Strawberry Hill 10/09 ?
Twickenham 10/12 [SL] ?
Richmond 10.16 ~ 10.21 [P2] 10.18 ~ ??.??
Richmond Sig. F398 ??.?? ~ ??.?? ??.?? ~ ??.??
Richmond 10.25 ~ 10.32 [P3] ??.?? ~ 10.32
Gunnersbury 10/37 [LUR] ?
Turnham Green 10/40 10/46
Hammersmith 10/44 ?
Barons Court 10/46 ?
West Kensington 10/47 ?
Earls Court 10.49 ~ 10.51 ?
Gloucester Road 10/53 ?
South Kensington 10/55 ?
Mansion House 11/08 ?
Tower Hill 11/11 ?
Aldgate East 11/13 ?
Whitechapel 11/15 [P2] ?
Plaistow 11/26 ?
Barking 11.33 ~ 12.01 11.35 ~ 12.16
Plaistow 12/08 ?
Whitechapel 12/19 ? [P4]
Aldgate East 12/21 12/35
Aldgate 12/22 ?
Liverpool Street 12/24 ?
Farringdon 12/28 ?
Baker Street 12/36 ?
Edgware Road 12.38 ~ 12.41 12/54 [P3]
Praed Street Jn 12/42 ?
Paddington 12/43 [Circle Line] ?
High Street Kensington 12/48 ?
Earls Court 12.51 ~ 12.52 [P4] ?
Parsons Green 12/57 ?
Putney Bridge 13/00 [LUR] ?
East Putney 13/02 ?
Southfields 13/04 ?
Wimbledon Park 13/06 ?
Wimbledon 13.09a [P4] 13.18 [P4]

Afternoon Tour

Location Booked Actual
Wimbledon 14.15d [P4] 14.15
Wimbledon Park 14/18 ?
Southfields 14/20 ?
East Putney 14/22  [LUR] ?
Putney Bridge 14/24 ?
Parsons Green 14/26 ?
Earls Court 14/31 [P2] ?
Gloucester Road 14/33 ?
South Kensington 14/35 ?
Mansion House 14/48 ?
Tower Hill 14/51 ?
Aldgate East 14/53 ?
Whitechapel 14/55 ?
Plaistow 15/06 ?
Barking 15.13 ~ 15.41 [LUR] 15.15 ~ 15.44
Plaistow 15/48 ?
Whitechapel 15/59 ?
Aldgate East 16/01 ?
Aldgate 16/02 ?
Liverpool Street 16/04 ?
Faringdon 16/08 ?
Baker Street 16/16 ?
Edgware Road 16.18 ~ 16.21 16/19 [P3]
Praed Street Jn 16/22 ?
Paddington 16/23 [Circle Line] ?
High Street Kensington 16/28 ?
Earls Court 16.31 ~ 16.33 [P4] ?
West Kensington 16/34 ?
Barons Court 16/36 ?
Hammersmith 16/37 ?
Turnham Green 16/42 ?
Gunnersbury 16/44 ?
Richmond 16.50 ~ 17.10 [P3] ?
Richmond Sig. F398 17.15 ~ 17.17 ?
Richmond 17.19 ~ 17.20 [P1] ??.?? ~ 17.17
Twickenham 17/24 ?
Strawberry Hill 17/27 ?
Teddington 17/30 ?
Kingston 17/34 ?
New Malden 17/40 [SL] ?
Raynes Park 17/43 ?
Wimbledon 17.48a [P5] 17.48


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