16th June 2007

Kingfisher Railtours
The Golden Arrow

Locos Used 67015 & steam : E850 'Lord Nelson'
Stock Used 35317+5366+5278+5419+9391+5239+5229+3188+1659+3231

Route:
1Z85 : London Victoria to Folkestone Harbour
1Z86 : Folkestone Harbour to Folkestone Harbour
1Z87 : Folkestone Harbour to Canterbury West
1Z88 : Canterbury West to London Victoria

Loco Route
E850 (1) London Victoria - Brixton - Herne Hill - Penge East - Bromley South - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Headcorn - Ashford - Folkestone East Sidings
67015 (2) Folkestone East Sidings - Folkestone Harbour
E850 (1) Folkestone Harbour - Folkestone East Sidings
67015 (2) Folkestone East Sidings - Folkestone Harbour
E850 (1) Folkestone Harbour - Folkestone East Sidings
67015 (2) Folkestone East Sidings - Ashford
E850 (1) Ashford - Canterbury West
E850 Canterbury West - Minster - Deal - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford
E850 (1) Ashford - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria (4)

Notes :
(1) 67015 on rear.
(2) E850 on rear.
(3) On the return there was a delay at Folkestone West due to a bridge hit. The tour was held on the through line at Headcorn to allow a service train to stop there & pass the train.
(4) Booked route after Brixton was : Shepherds Lane - Atlantic Lines - Stewarts Lane - London Victoria

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.54d 08.55   20.03a 20.11
Battersea Pier Jn ? ?   19/58 20/07
Stewarts Lane   19/55 DIV
Factory Jn ? ?   19/53 20/05
Voltaire Road Jn 09/01 09/00   19/51 20/04
Shepherds Lane Jn ? ?   19/48 20/03
Brixton 09/03 09/02   19/47 20/02
Herne Hill 09/05 09/03   19/45 20/01
Beckenham Junction 09/14 09/15   19/38 19/55
Shortlands Jn 09/16 09/18   19/36 19/54
Bromley South 09.21a ~ 09.23d 09.22 ~ 09.24   19.28a ~ 19.31d 19.50 ~ 19.51
Bickley Jn 09/26 09/30   19/23 19/46
Petts Wood Jn 09/28 09/31   19/10 19/45
Orpington 09/31 09/34   19/08 19/42
Sevenoaks 09/42 09/44   18/57 19/32
Tonbridge 09/54 09/53   18/46 19/20
Paddock Wood 10/02 09/59   18w23 ~ 18w38 18.58 ~ 19.10
Headcorn 10w14 ~ 10w32 10.12 ~ 10.28   18/10 18.34 ~ 18.41
Ashford 10/44 10/44   17L36 ~ 17L57 17.59 ~ 18.14
Saltwood Jn 10/56 10/57   17/23 17/44
Folkestone West ? ?   17w02 ~ 17w17 17.15 ~ 17.38
Folkestone Central 11/00 11/01   17/00 17/13

 

Location Booked Actual
Folkestone East Sidings 11.03 ~ 11.18 11.06 ~ 11.16
Folkestone Harbour 11.23 ~ 11.40 11.23 ~ 11.39
Folkestone East Sidings 11.45 ~ 11.55 11.46 ~ 11.54
Folkestone Harbour 12.00 ~ 12.15 12.01 ~ 12.15
Folkestone East Sidings 12.20 ~ 12.27 12.21 ~ 12.29
Folkestone Central 12/31 12/34
Saltwood Jn 12/39 12/39
Ashford East Jn 12/55 12/50
Ashford 13.06 ~ 13.13 13.13 ~ 13.17
Wye 13/25 13/26
Canterbury West 13L37a ~ 16L05d 13.42 ~ 16.10
Minster 16/22 16/30
Minster 'B' Jn 16/23 16/31
Sandwich 16/30 16/37
Deal 16/36 16/43
Buckland Jn 16/48 16/58
Dover Priory 16/50 17/00

Timings continue in first table.

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