Ex-LMS Black 5 No. 44871 will haul a Southend to Oxford tour this Thursday, 9th December 2021.
Departing Southend East at 09:07, the tour will pass through Southend Central (09:09), Chalkwell (09:12), Pitsea (09:22), Basildon (09:25), Upminster (09:40), Barking (09:55), Wanstead Park (10:06), Walthamstow Queen Road (10:12), South Tottenham (10:17), West Hampstead Thameslink (10:35), Cricklewood (10:37), Acton Main Line (11:20), Ealing Broadway (11:24), Drayton Green (11:28), Castle Bar Park (11:30), South Ruislip (12:08), West Ruislip (12:26), Beaconsfield (12:39), Saunderton (12:53), Princes Risborough (12:58), Bicester Village (13:48), Oxford Parkway (13:58) and Oxford at 14:19.
After a few hours in Oxford, 44871 will depart at 17:46 and will then pass through Radley (17:58), Didcot Parkway (18:09), Goring and Streatley (18:23), Reading (18:33), Twyford (18:43), Maidenhead (18:50), Slough (19:00), West Drayton (19:09), Hayes and Harlington (19:13), Southall (19:18), Ealing Broadway (19:27) and Willesden SWS (44871 replaced by diesel locomotive here).
A diesel locomotive will take the train back to Southend, passing through Camden Road (20:48), Hackney Wick (21:06), Stratford (21:11), Barking (21:22), Upminster (21:39), Southend Central (22:11) and Southend East at 22:19.
The above timings in brackets are approximate timings. Please click the links below, which track the train throughout the day to keep you up to date on when it will pass through your local station.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
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As always, please respect the dangers of the railway. Please do not trespass on the railway to see this iconic locomotive – stay to public access spots!
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