29th July 2018

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & 47804
Stock Used (4) ? 5171+5200+9104+13440+99121+99127+1666+5237+5249 ?

Route : 
1Z60 : London Paddington to Swanage
1Z62 : Swanage to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
47804 (1) London Paddington - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Bramley - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Andover - Laverstock North Jn - Laverstock South Jn - Dean - Romsey - Redbridge - Southampton Central
47580 (2) Southampton Central - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Wareham - Worgret Jn - Corfe Castle - Swanage
47804 (1) Swanage - Corfe Castle - Worgret Jn - Wareham - Poole - Bournemouth - Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton Central - St Denys - Eastleigh - Winchester - Worting Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes: 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 47804 on rear.
(3) This tour was diesel hauled, due to the risk of lineside fires in hot weather. (It rained!)
(4) Consist confirmation required.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Nigel Benning

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Paddington 09.03d [P2] 09.03   21.46a [P8] 21.42
Royal Oak Jn 09/04 [L2] 09/04   21/44 [L4] 21/39
Portobello Jn 09/05 [L2] 09/06   21/42 [L4] 21/38
Ladbroke Grove 09/06 [DM] 09/08   21/39 [UR] 21/37
Acton Main Line 09/09 [DM] 09/11   21/33 [P4] [UR] 21/33
Acton West 09/10 [DM] 09/12   21/31 [UM-UR] 21/32
West Ealing 09/12 [DM] 09/13   21/29 [UM] 21/30
Southall 09/16 [P1] [DM] 09/16   21/26 [P2] [UM] 21/28
Heathrow Airport Jn 09/19 [DM] 09/18   21/24 [UM] 21/26
Stockley Jn 09/20 [DM-DR] 09/18   21/24 [UR-UM] 21/24
Slough 09.30a ~ 09.33d [P4] [DR] 09.25 ~ 09.33   21.11a ~ 21.14d [P5] [UR] 21.13 ~ 21.16
Maidenhead 09/40 [P3] [DR] 09/41   21/04 [P4] [UR] 21/06
Twyford 09/47 [P3] [DR] 09/48   20/56 [P4] [UR] 20/59
Kennet Bridge Jn 09/51 [DR-DM] 09/53   20/52 [DM-UR] 20/52
Reading 09.53a ~ 10.00d [P8] [WL] 09.55 ~ 09.59   20.39a ~ 20.49d [P7] 20.38 ~ 20.49
Oxford Road Jn 10/03 10/02   20/36 [WL] 20/36
Southcote Jn 10/06 10/05   20/32 20/33
Bramley 10/18 10/15   20/20 20/18
Basingstoke 10.26a ~ 10.31d [P3] [DS] 10.24 ~ 10.30   20.09a ~ 20.14d [P4] 20.04 ~ 20.11
Worting Jn 10/36 10/35   20/05 [US] 19/59
Andover 10w54 ~ 11w06 [P2] 10/54?   - -
Laverstock North Jn 11/24 11/18   - -
Laverstock South Jn 11/26 11/19   - -
Dean 11/36 11/29   - -
Romsey 11/45 [P1] 11/41 [P1]   - -
Redbridge 11/53 [P1] 11/53   - -
Wallers Ash Loop - -   19/53 19/47
Winchester - -   19/46 [P1] 19/39
Shawford - -   19/42 19/33
Eastleigh - -   19w20 ~ 19w36 [P1] 19.20 ~ 19.22
Southampton Airport Parkway - -   19/16 [P1] [UF] 19/16
St Denys - -   19/13 [P1] 19/12
Northam Jn - -   19/10 [UF] 19/10
Southampton Central 12.02a ~ 12.13d [US] [P2] [DF] 12.01 ~ 12.14   19.02a ~ 19.07d [US] [P2] 19.01 ~ 19.06
Redbridge 12/21 [P2] 12/19   18/53 [P1] 18/54
Brockenhurst 12/32 [P3] 12/32   18/39 [P2] 18/40
Bournemouth 12/49 [P3] 12/49   18/18 [P2] 18/15
Branksome 12/53 [P2] 12/54 [P2]   18/13 [P1] 18/11
Poole 12/58 [P2] 13/00   18/06 [P1] 18/05
Wareham 13t10 ~ 13t13 [P2] 13.09 ~ 13.16   17t52 ~ 17t55 [P1] 17.54 ~ 17.55
Worgret Jn 13/16 13/20   17/47 17/50
Furzebrook 13/23 ?   17/32 ?
Norden Gates 13/29 ?   17/27 ?
Corfe Castle 13.31a ~ 13.43d ?   17.20a ~ 17.25d ?
Harmans Cross 13/48 ?   17/15 ?
Swanage 13.58a [P2] ?   17.06d [P2] ?


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z59 : (47580 with 47804 on rear) : Southall to London Paddington
5Z63 : (47580 with 47804 on rear) : London Paddington to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 08.03d 22.39a
Southall Yard 08.13 ~ 08.23 22.19 ~ 22.29
Southall East Jn 08/24 22/18
Acton West 08/33 22/12
Ladbroke Grove 08/41 22/08
Portobello Jn 08/42 22/07
Royal Oak Jn 08/43 22/05
London Paddington 08.45a [P2] 22.04d [P8]


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