7th June 2003

Invicta Train Tours
The Bluebell

EMU Used 4-CEP 1592

Route:

EMU Route
1592 Ramsgate - Deal - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford - Headcorn - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Chislehurst - Grove Park - Parks Bridge Jn - New Cross - London Bridge
1592 London Bridge - Forest Hill - Norwood Junction - East Croydon - Redhill - Three Bridges - (reverse of outward route) - London Bridge
1592 London Bridge - (reverse of outward route) - Chislehurst - Swanley - Sole Street - Gillingham - Western Jn - Middle Jn - Queenborough  - Sheerness
1592 Sheerness - Queenborough - Middle Jn - Western Jn - Gillingham - Strood
1592 Strood - Maidstone West - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge
1592 Tonbridge (reverse of outward route) - Ramsgate

Notes :
(1) At Three Bridges there were 2 options, one of which was a visit to the Bluebell Railway where "BR 4MT" 75027 & "E4" 473 were operating.

Source : John Clifford (joined Orpington. left Tonbridge)

Timings (Some Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Ramsgate 07.55d (22.05a)
Sandwich 08.07d (21.55a)
Deal 08.14d (21.50a)
Dover Priory 08.28d (21.35a)
Folkestone Central 08.40d (21.20a)
Sandling 08.48d (21.10a)
Ashford 08.58d (21.00a)
Headcorn 09.10d (20.50a)
Staplehurst 09.16d (20.45a)
Marden 09.21d (20.40a)

 

Location Booked (out)
[actual]
Booked (rtn)
[actual]
Paddock Wood 09.27a ~ 09.34d -
Tonbridge 09.41d -
Sevenoaks 09.52d -
Orpington 10.02d
[10.04 ~ 10.05]
-
Petts Wood Jn [10/07] -
Chislehurst [10/08] [17.45a ~ 17.45d]
Grove Park [10/10] [17/42]
Hither Green [10/12] [17.39a ~ 17.39d]
Parks Bridge Jn [10/13] [17/37]
New Cross [10/15] [17/35]
North Kent East Jn [10/15] [17/34]
Spa Road Jn 10/18 [17/33]
London Bridge 10.08a ~ 10.28d
[10.21 ~ 10.29]
17.13
[17.13 ~ 17.16]
Bricklayers Arms Jn [10/33] [17/16]
New Cross Gate [10/34] [17/10]
Forest Hill [10/37] [17/07]
Norwood Junction [10/40] [17/04]
Windmill Bridge Jn [10/43] [17/00]
East Croydon [10.45a ~ 10.46d] [16/59]
Stoats Nest Jn [10/51] [16/50]
Redhill [10/57] [16/41]
Earlswood [10/58] [16/38]
Gatwick Airport [11/08] [16/33]
Three Bridges 11.09a
[11.13]
16.28d
[16.28]

 

Location Booked
[actual]
St Mary Cray Jn [17/47]
Swanley [17.51a ~ 17.51d]
Sole Street [18/00]
Rochester Bridge Jn [18/10]
Gillingham [18.17a ~ 18.17d]
Rainham [18/22]
Western Jn [18.26a ~ 18.29d]
Middle Jn [18/31]
Queenborough [18/42]
Sheerness [18.47a ~ 18.52d]
Queenborough [18/56]
Middle Jn [19/04]
Western Jn [19/05]
Rainham [19/16]
Gillingham [19.21a ~ 19.21d]
Rochester Bridge Jn [19.28a ~ 19.36d]
Strood [19.38a ~ 19.40d]
Snodland [19/49]
Maidstone West [20.02a ~ 20.07d]
East Farleigh [20.09a ~ 20.27d]
Paddock Wood (20.15a)
[20.40 ~ 20.40]
Tonbridge (20.30a)
[20.50 ~ ??.??]

Timings continue in first table.

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