34053 Sir Keith Park – Timing Log
Below is a log of a run made by Sir Keith Park in BR service by Derek Tuck.
Woking to Waterloo, 28th December 1964
|Load:||6 coaches - 190 tons gross|
|3.9||Byfleet & Newhaw||4.58||71.5|
|7.25||Walton||7.42||75 / sigs.|
|11.0||Hampton Court Junction||10.50||73|
This table sets out a typical run from Woking to Waterloo with 34053, with a light load including a 75mph limit parcels van in the train. I always enjoyed a lively run in from Woking as there is always a heightened sense of speed travelling through suburbia. The overall time was faster than normal due to an unchecked run into Waterloo.