13th March 2005

V.S.O.E (British Pullman)
(Hever Castle / Folkstone Lunch & Tea / Leeds Castle)

Locos Used 67012 & 67025
Stock Used 6313+99537+99539+99531+99532+99534+99546+99530+99536+99545

Route:
1Y46 : London Waterloo to Folkestone West
1Y44 : Folkestone West to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
????? London Waterloo - Brixton - Bickley Jn - Swanley - Maidstone East - Ashford International - Folkestone West (2)
????? (2) Folkestone West - (reverse of outward route) - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Loco confirmation required (top-n-tail?).
(2) Train originally booked from London Victoria and to continue on to Folkestone West - Folkestone Central - Folkestone East - Folkestone Harbour. This was changed at short notice.
(3) Due to the above earlier termination point and time, the train made an additional stop at Ashford International on the outward trip at the request of the staff to allow passengers time to finish their meals.

Source : Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Waterloo 11.21d 11.22   16.57a 16.57
Nine Elms Jn 11/26 ?   16/52 16/52
Linsford Street Jn 11/27 ?   16/50 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 11/29 11/29   16/49 16/47
Brixton 11/30 11/32   16/48 16/45
Cambria Jn 11/32 ?   16/46 ?
Crofton Road Jn 11/34 ?   16/44 ?
Nunhead 11/36 11/37   16/41 16/39
Shortlands Jn 11/45 11/47   16/32 16/27
Bickley Jn 11/48 11/50   16/24 16/22
St Marys Cray Jn 11/49 11/51   16/23 16/22
Swanley 11/55 11/56   16/16 16/17
Otford Jn 12/03 12/05   16/00 16/08
Maidstone East 12/22 12/23   15/44 15/51
Charing 12/43 ?   15/30 ?
Ashford International 12/54 ??*?? ~ 13*17   15/24 15/28
Sandling ? ?   15.12a ~ 15.16d ?
Saltwood Jn 13/03 13/30   15/10 15/10
Folkestone West 13.07a 13.34   15.06d 15.06


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