13th March 2005

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Lydd Ranger

DEMU Used 1001 (running as 7-car)

Route:
1Z66 : Hastings to Dungeness
1Z67
: Dungeness to Canterbury West
1Z6
8 : Canterbury West to Margate
1Z69
: Margate to Dover Priory
1Z70 : Dover Priory to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - Battle - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge
as listed Tonbridge - Headcorn - Ashford International - Appledore - Dungeness
as listed Dungeness - Appledore - Ashford International
as listed Ashford International - Canterbury West - Minster - Ramsgate - Margate
as listed Margate - Ramsgate - Deal - Dover Priory
as listed Dover Priory - Deal - Minster - Canterbury West - Ashford International - Headcorn - Tonbridge
as listed Tonbridge - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes :
(1) The headboard also carried the sentiment : "Michael Macmillan's final thump farewell" which was to commemorate the retirement of Tonbridge driver Michael 'Mac' Macmillan (his last day of work, he drove 1001 for much of the day).

Sources : John Clifford (joined/left the train at Tonbridge) & Hastings Diesels Limited

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 09.28d ?   20.09a ?
St Leonards Warrior Square 09.30a ~ 09.31d ?   20.04a ~ 20.05d ?
Bopeep Jn 09.42a ~ 09.43d ?   20/02 ?
Mountfield Tunnel 09/49 ?   19/44 ?
Robertsbridge 09/52 ?   19/41 ?
Etchingham 09.55a ~ 09.57d ?   19.35a ~ 19.37d ?
Wadhurst 10/06 ?   19/27 ?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 10/11 ?   19/23 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 10.13a ~ 10.15d ?   19.18a ~ 19.20d ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 10/17 ?   19/17 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 10/21 ?   19/12 ?
Tonbridge 10.23a ~ 10.31d 10.22 ~ 10.30   18.59a ~ 19.09d 18.59 ~ ??.??
Paddock Wood 10/38 10/39   18/53 18/50
Headcorn 10/47 10/47   18/44 18/41
Ashford International 10.58a ~ 11.02d 10.58 ~ 11.01  
Appledore 11.16a ~ 11.17d 11.15 ~ 11.16  
Lydd Town 11.48a ~ 11.58d 11.50 ~ 11.58  
Dungeness 12.03a ~ 12.13d 12.08 ~ 12.17  
Lydd Town 12.18a ~ 12.28d 12.26 ~ 12.32  
Appledore 13.02a ~ 13.03d 13/11  
Ashford International 13.18a ~ 13.25d 13.22 ~ 13.27   18.30a ~ 18.32d 18.29 ~ 18.32
Wye 13/31 13/33   18/25 18/23
Canterbury West 13.44a ~ 15.42d 13.44 ~ 15.42   18.11a ~ 18.13d 18.11 ~ 18.12
Minster 15/58 15/56   17/57 17/57
Minster East Jn 15/59 15/56  
Ramsgate 16.03a ~ 16.04d 16/00  
Margate 16.13a ~ 16.23d 16.08 ~ 16.23  
Ramsgate 16.32a ~ 16.34d 16.34 ~ 16.35  
Sandwich 16/44 16/47   17/50 17/51
Deal 16.49a ~ 16.51d 16/51   17.35a ~ 17.45d 17.35 ~ 17.45
Buckland Jn 17/05 17/04   17/22 17/23
Dover Priory 17.07a 17.07   17.20d 17.20


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