Vol 42: Mainline 2010 – Southern & GWR Locos

30777 Sir Lamiel Includes a trip to Stratford and a compilation of the Dorset Coast Express trips shared with 60019 during the summer.
35028 Clan Line. Highlights include the trip to Yeovil and Weymouth on 8th May, and Abinger Hammer in the snow, besides a couple of regular VSOE trains.

A couple of trains hauled by GW locos took place too late to be included in our GW175 programmes:
6024 King Edward I climbing Llanfihangle on her way to Ludlow.
5043 Earl Of Mount Edgcumbe with a special train to celebrate the re-openning of the terminus platforms at Birmingham Moor Street.

Available on Blu-ray and DVD.

YouTube clip: 777 with the Swanage Belle on 31st May.

(1 hour 22 mins)


30777 Sir Lamiel

The Cathedrals Express

23-Apr (Victoria-Oxford-Stratford upon Avon and return) Battersey Reach; South Stoke; Appleford; Upper Heyford; Claydon; Budbrooke (2 locations); Stratford (2 locations); Knightcote; Fenny Compton; Tackley; Cholsey. (13:21)

The Swanage Belle

31-May (London-Southampton-Swanage and return) approaching Harman’s Cross; Corfe Castle; Winchester; Battledown; Basingstoke. (6:49) The outward portion of this tour, hauled by 44871, appears on Vol. 44.

The Cathedrals Express

18-Jul (Waterloo-Yeovil Jnc; Weymouth-Salisbury-Clapham Jnc) Red Post Jnc (nr Andover); Wardour; Yeovil Jnc; Melbury Bubb (light engine); Poole Park; Lockerley. (7:17)

The Dorset Coast Express

Wednesdays 21-Jul – 25-Aug (Victoria-Southampton-Weymouth-Southampton-Waterloo) Wandsworth Town; Egham; West Byfleet; Brookwood; Battledown; Winterborne Monkton; Upwey; Maiden Castle; Upwey; Parkstone; Bournemouth; Shawford; Popham. (16:52)  These trains were shared with A4 60019 Bittern – see Vol. 43.

35028 Clan Line

VSOE Luncheon Special

9-Apr (Victoria-Staines-Redhill-Victoria) Abinger Hammer (1:05)

The Somerset & Dorset

8-May (Waterloo-Surbiton-Yeovil Jnc; Weymouth-Southampton-Waterloo) Wardour; Yeovil Jnc; Upwey (2 locations); Shawford; Winchester. (8:53)

The Orient Express

21-May (Victoria-Didcot; Oxford-Victoria). South Stoke; Radley. (2:30)

VSOE Luncheon Special

21-Dec (Victoria-Staines-Redhill-Victoria) Abinger Hammer (1:08)

The Cathedrals Express

22-Dec (Victoria-Dover and return) London Victoria; Ashford International (3:28)

6024 King Edward I

The Shropshire Monarch

27-Nov (Bristol-Abergavenny-Ludlow-Shrewsbury and return) Llanfihangel (4:46)

5043 Earl Of Mount Edgcumbe

The First Moor Street Express

11-Dec (Moor Street-Banbury-Reading-Paddington and return) Moor St; Banbury; Kings Sutton; Oxford (2 locations); Reading; Taplow; Paddington; Castle Bar Park; Paddington; Royal Oak; Reading; Oxford; Tackley. (15:57) with 9600 on Tyseley-Moor St-Tyseley ECS workings



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