25th February 2006

Past Time Rail
The Granville Express

Locos Used 66127 & steam: 34067 & 45407
Stock Used with 45407 : 35517+5023+4949+5008+1813+3141+3147+3146+1680+3123+35469
with 34067 : 35518+5023+4949+5008+1813+3141+3147+3146+1680+3123+35469

Route:
1Z82 : Victoria to Grain
1Z83 : Grain to Victoria

Loco(s) Route
45407 (1) London Victoria - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Crofton Road Jn - Nunhead - Lewisham - Hither Green - Sidcup - Crayford - Dartford - Gravesend - Hoo Jn - Grain
66127 (2) Grain - Hoo Jn
45407 (1) Hoo Jn - Strood - Rochester - Gillingham - Sittingbourne DGL (3)
34067 Sittingbourne DGL - Faversham - Margate - Ramsgate - Deal - Dover Priory - Folkeston Central - Saltwood Jn - Ashford International - Headcorn - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Otford Jn - Swanley - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Bellingham - Nunhead - Crofton Road Jn - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) With 66127 on rear?
(2) With 45407 on rear?
(3) The need to swap steam locos at Sittingbourne is understood to have been due to a gauging error on the part of Network Rail.

Sources : Janet Cottrell, Charlie Baldwin & John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Victoria 09.18d 09.19
Voltaire Road Jn 09/24 09/25
Brixton 09/26 09/29
Crofton Road Jn 09/31 09/31
Nunhead 09/35 09/34
Lewisham 09/40 09/40
Parks Bridge Jn 09/45 09/42
Hither Green 09/47 09/44
Sidcup 09/57 09/50
Crayford 10/03 10/01
Dartford 10/07 10/10
Gravesend 10/19 10/22
Hoo Jn 10/28 10/29
Grain 11.01a ~ 11.11d 11.01 ~ 11.11
Hoo Jn 11.52a ~ 12.01d 11.57 ~ 12.02
Strood 12/11 12/14
Rochester Bridge Jn 12/15 12/14
Rochester ??/?? 12.17a ~ 12.18d
Gillingham 12/25 12/25
Sittingbourne DGL 12L47a ~ 14L25d 14.22 ~ 14.23
Faversham 13/33 13/43
Margate 14/09 14/09
Ramsgate 14.21a ~ 14.25d 14.22 ~ 14.23
Deal 14/47 14/43
Dover Priory 15/00 15/01
Folkestone Central 15/13 15/16
Folkestone West 15.18a ~ 15.23d 15.18 ~ 15.32
Saltwood Jn 15/36 15/37
Ashford International 15/45 15/50
Headcorn 15/56 16/00
Paddock Wood 16/07 16/09
Tonbridge 16/14 16/14
Sevenoaks 16/27 16/25
Otford Jn 16/33 16/30
Swanley 16/46 16/48
St Mary Cray Jn 16/53 16/53
Bickley Jn 16/55 16/55
Bromley South ? 16/58
Shortlands Jn 16/59 16/59
Bellingham ? 17/01
Nunhead 17/06 17/06
Peckham Rye ? 17/07
Crofton Road Jn 17/10 17/08
Brixton 17/21 17/11
Voltaire Road Jn 17/23 17/14
Victoria 17.29a 17.20


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