2nd July 1967

British Rail
Farewell to Southern Steam

Locos Used 35007 'Aberdeen Commonwealth' & 35008 'Orient Line'

Route :

Loco(s) Route
35008 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Earlsfield - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Winchester City - Eastleigh - Southampton Central - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth Central - Poole - Wareham - Dorchester South - Weymouth
35007 + 35008 Weymouth - (reverse of outward route) - Bournemouth Central
35008 Bournemouth Central - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : John Clifford (on the train from Poole to Southampton Central only) & Dick Franklin

Timings (Actual Only)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Actual (out) Actual (rtn)
Waterloo 09.55 [TL] 18.09
Clapham Junction 10/03 ?
Raynes Park 10/09 [TL] 17/57
Surbiton 10/15 [TL] 17/54
Hampton Court Jn 10/17 17/53
Woking 10/30 17/45
Basingstoke 10.55 ~ 10.56 17.23 ~ 17.25
Worting Jn 11/02 17/20
Winchester 11/15 16/57
Eastleigh 11/22 16/46
Northam Jn ? 16/40
Southampton Central 11.35a ~ 11.44 16.33 ~ 16.36
Redbridge 11/51 16/29
Brockenhurst 12/02 16/17
Bournemouth Central 12.25 ~ 12.27 15.53 ~ 15.58
Branksome 12/41 15/47
Poole 12.45 ~ 12.46 15.40 ~ 15.42
Wareham 12/56 15/31
Dorchester South 13/11 15/15
Weymouth 13.31 15.02

Notes :
(1)
 Dead stand in Southampton Tunnel for 3 minutes
(2) Dead stand between Boscombe & Bournemouth for 5 minutes
(3)
 Dead stand approaching Branksome for 5 minutes
(4) Dead stand at Bincombe Tunnel Signal Box for 7 minutes

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