15th May 2018

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47245 & steam: 45212
Stock Used 99035+5171+9104+13440+99348+99127+13320+1666+5237

Route : 
1Z64 : London Victoria to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z67 : Worcester Shrub Hill to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
45212 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Egham - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Earley - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
45212 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - Brentford - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Booked to be banked from London Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge, however 47245 stopped short just after the end of the platform.
(2) 45212 replaced unavailable 61306 'Mayflower'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.43d [P2] 09/43 [P2]   22.42a [P2] 23.02
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/47 [SL] 09/46   22/38 [SL] 22/58
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/51 [RVL] 09/47   22/27 [RVL] 22/57
Longhedge Jn 09/55 09/49   22/23 22/54
Latchmere Jn 09/59 09/54   - -
Kensington Olympia 10/06 [DM] 10/03 [DM]   - -
North Pole Jn 10/10 10/06   - -
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/12 10/07   - -
Willesden West London Jn 10/16 10/08     -
Willesden SW Sidings 10/17 ?   - -
Acton Wells Jn 10/19 10/20   - -
South Acton Jn 10/26 10/26   - -
Kew East Jn 10/29 10/28   - -
Clapham Junction - -   22/20 [P3] 22/48
Barnes - -   22/09 [P1] [UWS] 22/38
Brentford 10/33 [P2] 10/32   21/59 [P1] 22/29
Hounslow 10/40 [P2] 10/37   21/53 [P1] 22/21
Feltham Jn 10/45 10/46   21/51 22/19
Feltham 10/50 [P2] 10/49   21/49 [P1] 22/16
Staines 10/57 [P2] 10/56   21/42 [P1] 22/10
Egham 11.04a ~ 11.07d [P2] 11.03 ~ 11.07   21.32a ~ 21.36d [P1] 22.03 ~ 22.05
Virginia Water 11/12 [P2] 11/11 [P2]   21/27 [P1] 22/00
Ascot 11w24a ~ 11w36d [P1] 11.21 ~ 11.37   21.14a ~ 21.19d [P1] 21.49 ~ 21.52
Wokingham 11/50 [P2] 11/51   21/00 [P1] 21/36
Earley 11/56 11/56   20/52 21/30
Reading Spur Jn 11/59 11/59   20/47 21/26
Reading New Jn 12/05 [DM] 12/04   - -
Reading Southern Jn - -   20/47 21/24
Reading 12.07a ~ 12.16d [P8] [FVL] 12.07 ~ 12.14   20.39a ~ 20.43d [P15] 21.18 ~ 21.21
Reading High Level Jn 12/17 [DM] 12/17 [DM]   - -
Reading West Jn - -   20/37 [UR] 21/15
Goring & Streatley 12/26 [P1] [DM] 12/26   20/27 [P4] [UR] 21/07
Didcot East Jn 12/33 [DR] 12/36   20/20 [UR] 20/57
Didcot Parkway 12/37 [P3] 12/37   20c16 ~ 20c18 [P4] 20.52 ~ 20.56

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 12/41 12/39
Kennington Jn 12/50 12/50
Oxford 12C56 ~ 13C00 [P4] 12.55 ~ 12.57 [P4]
Oxford North Jn 13w03 ~ 13w44 13.00 ~ 13.50
Wolvercote Jn 13/47 13/54
Charlbury 13/56 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 14/00 [P1] 14/15
Moreton-in-Marsh 14/16 [P1] 14/29
Honeybourne 14/32 [P1] ?
Evesham 14.39a ~ 14.51d 14.44 ~ 14.51
Norton Jn 15/05 15/07
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.11a [P1] ~ 17.52 [P1] 15.13 ~ 17.56
Norton Jn 17/56 18/04
Abbotswood Jn 18*01 ~ 18*17 18.05 ~ 18.21
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 18/29 [P2] 18/34
Cheltenham Spa 18.38a ~ 18.41d [P1] 18.43 ~ 18.46 [P1]
Barnwood Jn 18/48 18/54
Gloucester Yard Jn 18/49 19/01
Standish Jn 18/55 19/13
Stroud 19/00 19/27
St Mary's LC 19/04 19/32
Kemble 19/15 [P1] 19w46? ~ 19w56?
Swindon Loco Yard 19/30 20/11
Swindon 19/32 [P1] 20/14
Uffington 19/43 20/26
Challow 19/46 [UR] 20/28
Wantage Road 19/54 20/32
Steventon 19/58 [UR] 20/36
Milton Jn 20w01 ~ 20w11 ? ~ 20.47?
Foxhall Jn 20/14 20/49

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z64 : (47245 with 45212 on rear) : Southall to London Victoria
5Z69 : (47245? with 45212 on rear) : London Victoria to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 06.40d 00.06a
Southall Yard 06.53 ~ 07.03 23.46 ~ 23.56
Southall East Jn 07/04 23/43
Hanwell Bridge Loop 07*06 ~ 08*04 -
West Ealing 08/06 23/41
Acton West 08/10 23/38
Acton Main Line 08/12 23/36
Acton Wells Jn 08/15 23/31
Willesden SW Sidings 08.20 ~ 08.38 23/29
Willesden West London Jn 08/40 23/28
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/42 23/26
North Pole Jn 08/43 23/25
Kensington Olympia 08/48 23/21
West Brompton 08.50 ~ 08.53 23.17 ~ 23.19
Latchmere Jn 09/00 23/12
Longhedge Jn 09/06 23/10
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/09 23/08
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/13 23/04
London Victoria 09.16a [P2] 23.00d [P2]

5Z65 : (45212) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z67 : (45212) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.14d [P1] 17.47a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 15.15a 17.45d

5Z65 : (45212 with 99035) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 16.27d
Tunnel Jn 16.29 ~ 16.32
Worcester Foregate Street 16.35 ~ 16.37
Henwick 16.39 ~ 16.50
Worcester Foregate Street 16.53 ~ 16.56
Worcester Shrub Hill 16/59
Worcester Sig.54 17.01 ~ 17.06
Worcester Middle Siding 17/09
Worcester Shrub Hill 17/10
Worcester L.M.D. 17.12a


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