31st March 1968

Southern Counties Touring Society
The Thamesider

Loco Used D6535
Stock Used 4TC No. 424

Route :
SR Headcode 98 : London Victoria to Bricklayers Arms Goods
SR Headcode 53 : Bricklayers Arms Goods to Wimbledon
SR Headcode 56 : Wimbledon to Tooting Goods & London Victoria

Loco Route
D6535 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia
D6535 Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Factory Jn - Brixton Jn - Canterbury Road Jn - Loughborough Jn - Elephant & Castle - London Blackfriars - Ludgate Hill
D6535 (1) Ludgate Hill - Metropolitan Jn - London Bridge - New Cross Gate
D6535 New Cross Gate - Bricklayers Arms Goods
D6535 (1) Bricklayers Arms Goods - New Cross Gate - Norwood Junction - East Croydon - Purley - Tattenham Corner
D6535 Tattenham Corner - Purley
D6535 (1) Purley - Caterham
D6535 Caterham - Purley - East Croydon - Norwood Junction
D6535 (1) Norwood Junction - West Croydon - Sutton - Epsom Downs
D6535 Epsom Downs - Sutton - Mitcham Junction - Merton Park - Wimbledon
D6535 (1) Wimbledon - Merton Park - Tooting Goods
D6535 Tooting Goods - Merton Park - Wimbledon - Tooting - Balham - Clapham Junction - Battersea Park - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) Reported to be the first ever tour using 'Weymouth - Bournemouth stock' over these routes. Refreshment stops advertised to take place at Tattenham Corner and Wimbledon.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & John Debens)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 10.18d [P2] 10.23
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/23 10.27 ~ 10.28
Longhedge Jn 10/26 10/31
Latchmere Jn 10/28 10/32
Kensington Olympia 10p36a ~ 10p50d
[Platform Line]
10.39 ~ 10.49
Latchmere Jn 10/58 10/57
Longhedge Jn 11/01 10/59
Factory Jn 11/04 11.00 ~ 11.06
Brixton 11/08 11/09
Loughborough Junction 11/10 11/11
London Blackfriars 11/18 11/19
Ludgate Hill 11p20a ~ 11p30d 11.20 ~ 11.29
Metropolitan Jn 11/35 11/33
Borough Market Jn 11/36 11/34 [TL]
London Bridge 11/37 [P3] [TL] 11/35 [P3] [TL]
Bricklayers Arms Jn 11/41 [TL] 11/39
New Cross Gate 11.43 ~ 11.48 11.41 ~ 11.47
Bricklayers Arms Jn 11/50 11/50
Bricklayers Arms Goods 11.58 ~ 12.01 12.00 ~ 12.03
Bricklayers Arms Jn 12/09 [TL] 12/09
Forest Hill 12/15 12/13
Norwood Junction 12/20 [RL] 12/18 [RL]
Windmill Bridge Jn 12/22 [RVL] 12/20 [RVL]
South Croydon 12/25 [TL] 12/24
Purley 12c30 ~ 12c31 12/30
Chipstead 12/39 12/37
Tattenham Corner 12.48a ~ 13.45d [P1] 12.47 ~ 13.44
Chipstead 13/54 13/53
Purley 14.02 ~ 14.07 14.01 ~ 14.07
Caterham 14.18a ~ 14.45d 14.16 ~ 14.44
Purley 14/54 [TL] 14/52 [TL]
East Croydon 15/00 14/56
Windmill Bridge Jn 15/02 [TL] 14/57
Norwood Junction 15.05 ~ 15.14 14.59 ~ 15.16
West Croydon 15/19 15/23
Wallington 15p25a ~ 15p31d 15.26 ~ 15.32
Sutton 15/38 15/43
Belmont 15.41 ~ 15.44 15/46
Epsom Downs 15p49a ~ 16p10d [P2] 15.51 ~ 16.11
Belmont 16/17 16/19
Sutton 16/21 16/22
Mitcham Junction 16/28 16/29
Mitcham 16p30a ~ 16p38d 16.31 ~ 16.38
Merton Park 16/43 16.42 ~ 16.45
Wimbledon 16.46a ~ 17.10d 16.48 ~ 17.09
Merton Park 17.12 ~ 17.13 17/13
Tooting Goods 17.21 ~ 17.24 17.22 ~ 17.24
Merton Park 17.32 ~ 17.34 17.33 ~ 17.34
Wimbledon 17/37 17.36 ~ 17.37
Streatham Jn 17/43 [TL] 17/43
Balham Jn 17/46 [TL] 17/45
London Victoria 17.56a [P12] 17.55


Associated Stock Movements
(from John Debens)

SR Headcode: ?

Location Advertised
Clapham Yard 09.25d
Herne Hill ?
Victoria (E) 09.55a

SR Headcode 01 London Victoria to Streatham Hill
SR Headcode 98 Streatham Hill to Clapham Yard

Location Advertised
Victoria 18.16d
Balham Jn 18/27
Streatham Hill 18c32
Tulse Hill 18/35
Herne Hill 18/39
Brixton 18/41
Factory Jn 18/45
Longhedge Jn 18/47
Clapham Yard 18.51a


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