7th June 1987

British Rail / Pullman Rail
The Sherborne Lunch Express

Locos Used at least 47574 & steam: 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route :

Loco Route
47574 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Richmond - Twickenham - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Basingstoke - Andover
4472 Andover - Salisbury - Gillingham - Sherborne
4472 Sherborne - (reverse of outward route) - Salisbury
????? Salisbury - Basingstoke - Woking - Surbiton - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Return loco identity required - was it 47574? Handed out on the train (costing 1.20) was a tour itinerary headed 'The Blackmore Vale Express' along with a card inset titled 'The Sherborne Lunch Express' - it appears the Sunday working was thus titled per the latter whereas presumably the weekday equivalent took the former name.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick)

Location Booked Actual
Waterloo 10.45d 10.48
Clapham Junction ??.??a ~ 10.54d 10.55 ~ 10.56
Twickenham 11/05 11/07
Staines 11/13 11/16
Reading 11/49 11/49
Basingstoke 12/19 12.22 ~ 12.22
Andover 12L44a ~ 13L00d 12.43 ~ 13.03
Salisbury 13/26  13/26
Gillingham 14p04a ~ 14p29d 13.56 ~ 14.29
Sherborne 14.51a ~ 16.25d 14.51 ~ 16.24
Gillingham 16/54 16/52
Salisbury 17L28a ~ 18L48d 17.22 ~ 18.48
Andover 19/09 19/04
Basingstoke 19/28 19/22
Woking 19/51 19.48 ~ 19.49
Surbiton 20/02 19/59
Clapham Junction 20.15a ~ ??.??d 20.09 ~ 20.10
Waterloo 20.27a 20.20


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