28th June 2018

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used 35486+5249+5237+1666+99127+99121+13320+13440+9104+5200+5171

Route : 
1Z82 : West Brompton to Worcester Shrub Hill
1Z84 : Worcester Shrub Hill to West Brompton

Locos Route
60009 + 47580 West Brompton - Latchmere Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Reigate - Dorking Deepdene - Gomshall - Guildford - Ash - Farnborough North - Wokingham - Reading - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Wolvercote Jn - Charlbury - Ascott-under-Wychwood - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill
60009 + 47580 Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Barnwood Jn - Gloucester Yard Jn - Standish Jn - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Didcot Parkway - Didcot East Jn - (reverse of outward route) - West Brompton

Notes : 
(1) This tour was diesel assisted due to the risk of lineside fires in hot weather.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
West Brompton 07.41d [P3] 07.42   22.14a [P4] 22.11
Latchmere Jn 07/46 07/46   22/09 22/08
Clapham Junction 07.48a ~ 07.51d [P17] [DS] 07.48 ~ 07.52 [P17]   22/06 [P16] 22/04
Balham 07/57 [P1] 07/57   22/00 [P2] 21/57
Streatham North Jn 08/01 08/01   21/56 21/53
Streatham Common 08/02 [P1] 08/02   21/54 [P2] 21/52
Selhurst 08/09 [P1] 08/09   21/46 [P2] 21/47
Windmill Bridge Jn 08/11 [DS] 08/12   21/44 [US] 21/45
East Croydon 08/12 [P5] [RVS] 08/16   21.40a ~ 21.42d [P4] 21.39 ~ 21.43
South Croydon 08/14 [P4] [DS] 08/18   21/37 [P3] 21/33
Purley 08/18 [P4] 08/20   21/32 [P3] 21/31
Stoats Nest Jn 08/20 08/21   21/30 21/29
Redhill 08.30a ~ 08.33d [P3] 08.30 ~ 08.35   21.13a ~ 21.22d [P0] 21.16 ~ 21.21 [P0]
Reigate 08/40 08/39   21/09 21/11
Dorking Deepdene 08.48a ~ 08.51d [P2] 08.47 ~ ?   20.59a ~ 21.01d [P1] ? ~ 21.03
Gomshall 08/59 09/02   20/41 20/53
Shalford 09w07 ~ 09w17 [P2] 09.18 ~ 09.30   20w16 ~ 20w30 [P1] 20.30 ~ 20.44
Shalford Jn 09/19 09/32   20/14 20/26
Guildford 09.22a ~ 09.24d [P8] 09.36 ~ 09.38   20.01a ~ 20.10d [P6] 20.11 ~ 20.14
Ash 09/34 09/50   19/50 19/50
Aldershot South Jn 09/36 09/51   19/48 19/48
North Camp 09/37 09/53   19/47 19/46
Farnborough North 09.41a ~ 09.45d 09.57 ~ ?   19.41a ~ 19.43d ?
Blackwater 09/50 10/04   19/35 19/35
Wokingham 10/01 [P2] 10/11   19/20 [P1] 19/20
Earley 10/08 10/21   19/11 19/16
Reading Spur Jn 10/11 10/23   19/07 19/12
Reading Southern Jn 10/13 10/24   19/05 19/12
Reading 10.17a ~ 10.24d [P14] 10.26 ~ 10.29   19.02a ~ 19.04d [P14] 19.08 ~ 19.10
Reading West Jn 10/27 [DR] 10/34   19/00 [UR] 19/05
Goring & Streatley 10/40 [P3] [DR] 10/47   18/46 [P4] [UR] 18/51
Didcot East Jn 10/52 10/59   18/38 [UR] 18/41

 

Location Booked Actual
Didcot North Jn 10/54 11/01
Kennington Jn 11/03 11/09
Kennington Loop 11*05 ~ 11*22 [DGL] 11.11 ~ 11.19
Oxford 11.28a ~ 11.32d [P4] 11.28 ~ 11.33
Oxford North Jn 11w36 ~ 11w52 [DPL] ? ~ 11.52
Wolvercote Jn 11/56 11/57
Charlbury 12/07 ?
Ascott-under-Wychwood 12/11 [P1] 12/12
Kingham 12/15 ?
Moreton-in-Marsh 12.23 ~ 12.24 [P1] 12.26 ~ 12.27 
Honeybourne 12/37 ?
Evesham 12.44a ~ 12.46d 12.43 ~ 12.46
Norton Jn 13/00 12/58
Worcester Shrub Hill 13.12a [P1] ~ 16.01d [P1] 13.24 [P1] ~ 16.15
Norton Jn 16/07 16/21
Abbotswood Jn 16/13 16/23
Ashchurch for Tewkesbury 16/23 [P2] 16/34
Cheltenham Spa 16.32a ~ 16.36d [P1] 16.41 ~ 16.43
Barnwood Jn 16/44 16/49
Gloucester Yard Jn 16/51 16/51
Standish Jn 16/59 16/59
Stroud 17/08 17/14
St Mary's LC 17/15 17/18
Kemble 17/26 [P1] 17/28
Swindon Loco Yard 17/40 17/40
Swindon 17.45a ~ 17.47d [P3] 17.43 ~ 17.45
Uffington 17/59 17/56
Challow 18/02 17/58
Wantage Road 18/06 18/02
Steventon 18/10 18/05
Milton Jn 18w13 ~ 18w27 [UR] ? ~ 18.27
Foxhall Jn 18/31 18/29
Didcot Parkway 18.34a ~ 18.36d [P4] 18.33 ~ 18.40

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5O50 : (60009 + 47580) : Southall to West Brompton
5Z85 : ( 60009 + 47580) : West Brompton to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 05.38d 23.12a
Southall Yard 05.48 ~ 06.03 22.52 ~ 23.02
Southall East Jn 06/05 22/51
West Ealing 06/07 22/47
Acton West 06/09 22/44
Acton Main Line 06*14 ~ 06*39 22/41
Acton Wells Jn 06/42 22/40
Willesden SW Sidings 06*46 ~ 07*26 22.34 ~ 22.37
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/30 22/31
North Pole Jn 07/31 22/25
Kensington Olympia 07/35 22/20
West Brompton 07.38a [P3] 22.17d [P4]

5Z83 : (60009 + 47580) : Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
5Z84 : (60009 + 47580) : Worcester L.M.D. - Worcester Shrub Hill

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Worcester Shrub Hill 13.20d [P1] 15.45a [P1]
Worcester L.M.D. 13.23a 15.42d

0Z84 : (60009 + 47580 with 35486) : Worcester L.M.D. - Tunnel Jn - Henwick - Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester L.M.D.
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Worcester L.M.D. 14.42d
Tunnel Jn 14.44 ~ 14.47
Worcester Foregate Street 14/51
Henwick 14.54 ~ 14.56
Worcester Foregate Street 14/58
Worcester Shrub Hill 15.00 ~ 15.02
Worcester L.M.D. 15.04a


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