22nd June 2019

London Transport Museum
Steam on the District Line 150 (3 trains)

Locos Used 12 'Sarah Siddons' & steam: Metropolitan No.1
Stock Used 353+100+394+368+412+387

Route : LT reporting code 150 throughout

Loco(s) Route (5)
12 (1) Ealing Broadway - Ealing Common - Acton Town - Turnham Green - Hammersmith - West Kensington - Earl's Court - High Street Kensington
Met No.1 (2) High Street Kensington - (reverse of outward route) - Ealing Broadway

Notes :
(1) Met No.1 on rear.
(2) 12 on rear.
(3) These tours were advertised as the last chance to ride behind steam on London Underground in central London, with steam operation to cease entirely from 2021, following signalling upgrades on the District, Hammersmith and City, Circle and Metropolitan lines.
(4) It is reported that the first run of the day was nearly 2 hours late after a fault arose in the electrical pickup shoe-gear on 'Sarah Siddons', which heavily delayed its movement from Ruislip Depot.
(5) Three round trips advertised.
(6) Tour postponed from 28/07/18.
(7) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Mark Herriott

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Geoff Brockett)

Location Booked Booked Booked
Ealing Broadway 11.11d [P9] 13.06d [P9] 15.06d [P9]
Ealing Common 11/14 13/09 15/09
Acton Town 11/17 [P4] 13/12 [P4] 15/12 [P4]
Turnham Green 11/21 13/16 15/16
Hammersmith 11/27 13/21 15/21
West Kensington 11/30 13/25 15/25
Earl's Court 11/33 [P1] 13/29 [P1] 15/29 [P1]
High Street Kensington 11.36a ~ 12.07d [P3] 13.32a ~ 14.07d [P3] 15.32a ~ 16.07d [P3]
Earl's Court 12/10 14/10 16/10
West Kensington 12/12 14/12 16/12
Hammersmith 12/15 14/15 16/15
Turnham Green 12/20 14/20 16/20
Acton Town 12/27 [P1] 14/27 [P1] 16/27 [P1]
Ealing Common 12/30 14/30 16/30
Ealing Broadway 12.33a [P9] 14.33a [P9] 16.33a [P9]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

(12 with Met No.1 on rear) : Ruislip Depot to Ealing Common Depot
(Met No.1 with 12 on rear) : Ealing Common Depot to Ealing Broadway
(12 with Met No.1 on rear) : Ealing Broadway to Ealing Common Depot
(Met No.1 with 12 on rear) : Ealing Common Depot to Ruislip Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Ruislip Depot 09.05 18.30a
Ruislip Siding 09.25 ~ 09.33 18.00 ~ 18.10
Ruislip IMR 09/34 17/59
Ruislip 09/36 17/58
Rayners Lane 09/42 17/52
South Harrow 09/45 17/49
Alperton 09/52 17/36
North Ealing 09/57 ?
Ealing Common 09/59 17/30
Ealing Common Depot 10.01 ~ 10.37 17.12 ~ 17.28
Ealing Common 10/39 17/09
Ealing Broadway 10.42a [P9] 17.06d [P9]


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