Create and list actions from dashboard were throwing:
The class 'Symfony\Cmf\Bundle\RoutingExtraBundle\Document\Route' was not found in the chain configured namespaces Doctrine\ODM\PHPCR\Document
Comparing with cmf-sandbox config file, I noticed the config in this tutorial was missing:
Adding this to doctrine_phpcr config fixes the issue.
PS only added this to jackrabbit config as I havent tried DBAL yet.