A cab-ride from Colnbrook Rail Terminal (West London) to Isle of Grain aboard a Class 66 loco of GBRf
passing through :
Colnbrook Single Branch, West Drayton Jn, West Drayton, Hayes & Harlington, Southall West Jn, Southall, Hanwell Bridge Jn, Hanwell, West Ealing, Ealing Broadway, Acton West Jn,
Acton Main Line, Acton Wells Jn, Willesden SW Goods Sidings, Mitre Bridge Jn, North Pole Jn, Shepherd’s Bush, Kensington Olympia, West Brompton, Imperial Wharf, Latchmere Jns,
Longhedge Jns, Factory Jns, Wandsworth Road, Clapham High Street, Shepherd’s Lane Jn, Brixton Jn,
Canterbury Road Jn, Cambria Jn, Denmark Hill, Crofton Road Jn, Peckham Rye, Nunhead, Nunhead Jn, Lewisham Vale Jn, Lewisham Crossover Jns, Lewisham, Blackheath, Kidbrooke, Eltham, Falconwood, Welling, Bexleyheath, Barnehurst, Perry Street Fork Jn, Crayford Creek Jn, Crayford Spur ‘A’ Jn,
Dartford Jn, Dartford, Stone Crossing, Greenhithe, Swanscombe, Northfleet, Gravesend, Hoo Junction Staff Holt, then Grain Branch, terminating at Grain Crossing.
(some picture vibration during acceleration)
Disk 1 Colnbrook Rail Terminal to Lewisham Vale Junction
Disk 2 Lewisham Vale Junction to Isle of Grain Crossing
(Filmed at different time-zones)
Running time 175 minutes
Bolingbrook fuel sidings to Isle of Grain.
Follows on from previous Colnbrook arrival. Train follows in ward journey to Mitre Bridge then to Lewisham Vale. Interesting journey several signal checks to let pass trains run ahead, but fascinating route through many junctions. Top quality sound and picture.
Martin Withers | Peterborough | June 2023