The Buffer Puffer 14.0

28/07/2017

Image courtesy of Martin Loader.

Overnight Friday 28th July, 2017

 

THE ANNUAL ‘ROUND THE HOUSES’ RAILTOUR WITH MANY SETS OF BUFFER STOPS TO FIND. IT'S ESSEX AND SUFFOLK OVERNIGHT.

 

From Liverpool Street at around 1900hrs Friday, our six coach train, top ‘n’ tailed by class 37s, heads into southern Anglia, with a branchline itinerary of Colchester Town, Walton-on-the-Naze, Clacton-on-Sea (break), Sudbury, Braintree, Southminster, Southend Victoria and Upminster (from Romford) through the night, finishing into London Euston at around 0700hrs Saturday morning.

 

The on board catering will include a buffet service with real ales.

 

MOTIVE POWER IS EXPECTED TO BE DRS CLASS 37 LOCOMOTIVES THROUGHOUT.

 

 

Estimated Timings    
Joining Stations

Depart

Return

London Liverpool St. (Fri) 1900 ------
London Euston ------ (Sat) 0700

 

 

Fares
Adult Junior Party of 4
Standard Class £69.00 £35.00
£256.00
First Class
£99.00 £59.00 £376.00

 

Private 'Table for Two' seats are available at a supplement of £20 per person in First Class.

 

 

 
The Positioning Run
 
This can be booked if you also book one or either of the Buffer Puffers and offers a connecting run from Eastleigh, Basingstoke, Reading and Ealing Broadway to Liverpool Street on Friday, and back from Clapham Junction on Saturday.
 
Fares

Standard Class £20.00
First Class
£30.00
 
Estimated Timings    
Joining Stations

Depart

Return

Eastleigh

(Fri) 1530 (Sat) 2320
Basingstoke (Fri) 1610 (Sat) 2245
Reading (Fri) 1635 (Sat) 2220
Ealing Broadway (Fri) 1730 ------
Clapham Junction ------
(Sat) 2110
 

 

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Updated 08/05/17

 

The Buffer Puffer 14.0 and 15.0 Combined

28/07/2017

Image courtesy of Martin Loader.

Overnight Friday 28th July 2017

and

Daytime Saturday 29th July, 2017

 

THE ANNUAL ‘ROUND THE HOUSES’ RAILTOUR WITH THIRTEEN SETS OF BUFFER STOPS TO FIND. ESSEX AND SUFFOLK OVERNIGHT, THE HOME COUNTIES AND BEYOND SATURDAY.

 

The Buffer Puffer 14.0

From Liverpool Street at around 1900hrs Friday, our six coach train, top ‘n’ tailed by class 37s, heads into southern Anglia, with a branchline itinerary of Colchester Town, Walton-on-the-Naze, Clacton-on-Sea (break), Sudbury, Braintree, Southminster, Southend Victoria and Upminster (from Romford) through the night, finishing into London Euston at around 0700hrs Saturday morning.

 

The Buffer Puffer 15.0

Leaving Euston at approx. 0830hrs we will enjoy a circuit of the capital with a revised, requested, routing of:

 

Euston - Acton Goods (reverse) - Neasden Curve - High Wycombe (reverse) - Greenford - Slough - Reading (reverse) - via Low Level connection - Guildford - Redhill (reverse/break) - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Maidstone West - Strood - Dartford - Lee Spur - Bromley North Branch (reverse) - Lewisham - Clapham Jn - Strawberry Hill - Wimbledon - Streatham - Clapham Jn - Victoria (reverse) - Crystal Palace - Caterham branch (reverse) - Tulse Hill - Brixton - Clapham Jn (2110hrs approx.)

 

The Positioning Run

This is included in the combined rover fare and offers a connecting run from Eastleigh, Basingstoke, Reading and Ealing Broadway to Liverpool Street on Friday, and back from Clapham Junction on Saturday.

 

The on board catering will include a buffet service with real ales.

 

MOTIVE POWER IS EXPECTED TO BE DRS CLASS 37 LOCOMOTIVES THROUGHOUT.

 

 

Estimated Timings    
Joining Stations

Depart

Return

Eastleigh
(Fri) 1530
(Sat) 2320
Basingstoke (Fri) 1610 (Sat) 2245
Reading (Fri) 1635 (Sat) 2220
Ealing Broadway (Fri) 1730 ------
London Liverpool St. (Fri) 1900 ------
London Victoria
------ (Sat) 1900
Clapham Junction ------ (Sat) 2110

 

 

Combined Rover Fare
Adult Junior Party of 4
Standard Class £149.00 £75.00
£576.00
First Class
£199.00 £159.00 £776.00

 

Private 'Table for Two' seats are available at a supplement of £30 per person in First Class.

 

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Updated 13/07/17