13th July 2003

Daylight Railtours
The Eastbourne Belle

Locos Used 37308 & 73096

Route: (3)
1Z96 : Alton to Eastbourne
1Z86 : Eastbourne to
Alton

Loco(s) Route
37308 (1) Alton - Aldershot - Ash - Guildford - Deepdene - Redhill
73096 (2) Redhill - Edenbridge - Tonbridge - Tunbridge Wells Central - Battle - Hastings
37308 (1) Hastings - Bexhill Central - Eastbourne
73096 (2) Eastbourne - Polegate - Lewes - Falmer - Brighton
37308 (1) Brighton - Falmer - Lewes - Newhaven Marine
73096 (2) Newhaven Marine - Lewes - Plumpton - Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - Redhill
37308 (1) Redhill - (reverse of outward route) - Alton

Notes :
(1) 73096 on rear.
(2) 37308 on rear.
(3) Given as 1Z90 & 1Z91 on the timing sheet handed out on the tour, believed to be in error.


73096 passing St Leonards (photo : www.railway-images.co.uk)

Source : John Clifford (joined/left the train at Redhill) 

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from various including John Clifford)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Alton 08.27d 08.28
4.69 Bentley 08/35 -
8.60 Farnham 08.42a ~ 08.45d 08.41 ~ 08.44
11.66 Aldershot 08.51a ~ 08.54d 08.53 ~ 08.57
13.26 Aldershot North Jn 08/57 -
13.68 Aldershot South Jn 09/00 -
14.51 Ash 09/02 09/04
20.58 Guildford 09.11a ~ 09.14d 09.14 ~ 09.18
21.73 Shalford Jn 09/17 09/21
22.51 Shalford 09/19 09/22
28.32 Gomshall 09/26 -
33.68 Deepdene 09/33 -
39.26 Reigate 09/40 09/50
41.13 Redhill 09.49a ~ 09.54d 09.55 ~ 10.01
46.66 Godstone 10/02 10/10
60.69 Tonbridge 10.19a ~ 10.23d 10/26
65.55 Tunbridge Wells 10/34 10/38
70.46 Wadhurst 10/41 10/47
80.70 Robertsbridge 10.53a ~ 11.13d 11.00 ~ 11.12
83.21 Mountfield 11/18 11/19
92.12 Bopeep Jn 11/30 11/32
93.56 Hastings 11.34a ~ 11.39d 11.37 ~ 11.41
95.20 Bopeep Jn 11/43 11/46
98.27 Bexhill 11/47 11/51
105.09 Pevensey 11/54 11/59
107.60 Willingdon Jn 11/58 12/03
110.14
0.00
Eastbourne 12.03a ~ 16.35d 12.08 ~ 16.37
2.34 Willingdon Jn 16/41 16/46
4.31 Polegate 16/44 16/48
14.59 Southerham Jn 16/56 17/01
15.65 Lewes 16/58 17/03
23.67 Brighton 17.15a ~ 17.30d 17.23 ~ 17.30
31.69 Lewes 17/42 17/45
32.75 Southerham Jn 17/45 17/47
38.09 Newhaven Town 17/52 17/56
28.35 Newhaven Harbour 17/54 17/57
38.51 Newhaven Marine 17.56a ~ 18.18d 17.58 ~ 18.19
38.67 Newhaven Harbour 18/20 18/21
39.13 Newhaven Town 18/21 18/22
44.27 Southerham Jn 18/28 18/32
45.33 Lewes 18/30 18/38
54.28 Keymer Jn 18/46 18/52
57.48 Haywards Heath 18/51 18/56
63.79 Balcombe Tunnel Jn 18/58 19/03
66.06 Three Bridges 19.01a ~ 19.16d 19.06 ~ 19.08
68.60 Gatwick Airport 19/22 19/23
73.57 Earlswood 19/29 19/29
74.46 Redhill 19.34a ~ 19.38d 19.41 ~ 19.46
81.71 Reigate 19/42 19/51
81.71 Deepdene 19/49 -
87.27 Gomshall 19/56 -
93.08 Shalford 20/02 20/15
93.66 Shalford Jn 20/04 -
95.01 Guildford 20.07a ~ 20.10d 20.20 ~ 20.24
101.08 Ash 20/20 20/36
101.71 Aldershot South Jn 20/22 -
102.33 Aldershot North Jn 20/24 -
103.73 Aldershot 20.27a ~ 20.30d 20.45 ~ 20.46
106.79 Farnham 20.36a ~ 20.39d 20.53 ~ 20.55
110.70 Bentley 20/46 -
110.70 Alton 20.54a 21.10


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