27th November 2004

Southern / Hampshire & Sussex Units Preservation Society
The Last Thump

DEMUs Used 205001 (60800+60154), 205009 (60808+60658+60108) & 205033 (60832+60678+60151)

Route: 1Z66 throughout

DEMUs Route
205009 + 205001 + 205033 London Victoria - Battersea Park - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Purley - Earlswood - Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges - Keymer Jn - Lewes - Polegate - Eastbourne
205033 + 205001 + 205009 Eastbourne - Bexhill - Hastings
205009 + 205001 + 205033 Hastings - Bexhill - Eastbourne
205033 + 205001 + 205009 Eastbourne - (reverse of outward route) - Lewes - Brighton
205009 + 205001 + 205033 Brighton - Preston Park - Keymer Jn - (reverse of outward route) - East Croydon
205033 + 205001 + 205009 East Croydon - Oxted - Cowden - Uckfield
205009 + 205001 + 205033 Uckfield - (reverse of outward route) - East Croydon - Norwood Junction - London Bridge

Sources : various including Ralf Edge, John Cottrell & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Cottrell, Richard Rooker & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Bridge   17.45a 17.42
Bricklayers Arms Jn   17/38 17/38
Norwood Junction   17/31 17/32
Norwood Yard   17/29 17/31
Victoria 09.21d 09.21  
Battersea Park 09/24 09/25  
Clapham Junction 09/26 09/27  
Balham 09/28 09/30  
Selhurst 09/34 09/35  
Windmill Bridge Jn 09/34 09/37   17/28 17/39
East Croydon   17.26a ~ 17.27d 17.27 ~ 17.28
  see below
East Croydon 09.35a ~ 09.36d 09/38   15.08 ~ 15.16d 15.14 ~ 15.18
Purley 09/40 09/41   15/04 15/10
Stoats Nest Jn 09/42 09/43   15/03 15/08
Earlswood 09/49 09/50   14/56 15/00
Gatwick Airport 09/53 09/54   14/52 14/56
Three Bridges 09/55 09/56   14/50 14/52
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 09/58 09/58   14/48 14/49
Haywards Heath 10/04 10/04   14/42 14/41
Keymer Jn 10/07 10/08   14/38 14/36
Preston Park   14/27 14/26
Brighton   13.22a ~ 14.22d 13.24 ~ 14.23
Lewes 10/17 10/19   13/08 13/10
Southerham Jn 10/19 10/21   13/06 13/09
Polegate 10/33 10/36   12/56 12/56
Willingdon Jn 10/36 10/40   12/54 12/53
Eastbourne 10.42a ~ 10.54d 10.44 ~ 10.54   12.37a ~ 12.50d 12.39 ~ 12.50
Willingdon Jn 10/58 10/59   12/32 12/35
Pevensey 11/01 11/03   12/26 12/32
Bexhill 11/08 11/13   12/20 12/26
Bopeep Jn 11/15 11/15   12/14 12/14
Hastings 11.22a 11.25   12.10d 12.10

(from table above)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
South Croydon 15/18 15/20   17/24 17/25
Sanderstead 15/20 15/22   17/12 17/22
Oxted 15/37 15/34   17/03 17/04
Hurst Green 15/38 15/36   17/01 17/02
Hever 15/44 15/43   16/54 16/57
Ashurst Jn 15/51 15/50   16/49 16/50
Crowborough 15/58 15/56   16/41 16/43
Greenhurst Jn 16/12 16.02a ~ 16.07d   16/36 16/39
Uckfield 16.17a 16.13   16.30d 16.33

(Return to table above)

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