26th March 2011

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Norfolk Navigator

DEMU Used 1001 (60118+60501+69337+70262+60529+60116

Route :
1Z30 : Hastings to Dereham
1Z31 : Dereham to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - Bopeep Jn - Batttle - Wadhurst - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Godstone - Redhill - Purley - East Croydon - Selhurst - Streatham - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - New Kew Jn - Kew East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Cricklewood Curve Jn - West Hampstead Midland - Carlton Road Jn - Junction Road Jn - Upper Holloway - Harringay Park Jn - (via ECML) (1) Hitchin - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge Yard - Coldham Lane Jn - Ely - Ely North Jn - Thetford - Wymondham
as listed Wymondham - Thuxton - Dereham
as listed Dereham - (reverse of outward route) - Wymondham
as listed Wymondham - (reverse of outward route) - Coldham Lane Jn - Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Audley End - Stansted Mountfitchet - Bishops Stortford - Broxbourne - Cheshunt - Tottenham South Jn - Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - Stratford - Channelsea Jn - Lea Jn - Navarino Road Jn - Canonbury Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green LL Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes :
(1) Booked route was via Hertford North but the tour was diverted due to late running.
(2) John Clifford comments: On the outward journey we reached Dudding Hill Jn to find that the route had been set for Brent Curve instead of Cricklewood so there was a delay whilst it was reset. This meant that were late getting onto the Midland Main Line. There was a further stop at Junction Road Jn to let trains between Gospel Oak & Barking pass (one each way) & another one at Harringay Park Jn. As a result we reached the ECML late & the 10.26 Kings Cross - Stevenage all stations via Hertford (which should have been behind us) had already gone. Hence we ran via Welwyn Garden City. Had we ran via Hertford we would have been even further delayed as the 10.26 then forms the 11.29 back which would have caused us to be held south of Langley Jn while it did its moves. As it was the 10.26 was being held at Langley Jn for us to pass. The only other comment on the outward run was that we ran via the loop south of Cambridge & we also ran via Cambridge Yard. The part of the return journey on which I travelled ran without problems.

Sources : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 06.48d [P3] ?   22.47a [P2] ?
St Leonards Warrior Square 06.50a ~ 06.52d [P1] ?   22.42a ~ 22.44d [P2] ?
Bopeep Jn 06/54 ?   22/40 ?
Battle 07.02a ~ 07.04d [P1] ?   22.30a ~ 22.32d [P2] ?
Mountfield Tunnel 07/10 ?   22/25 ?
Robertsbridge 07/12 ?   22/23 ?
Etchingham 07.15a ~ 07.17d [P1] ?   22.17a ~ 22.19d [P2] ?
Wadhurst 07/27 ?   22/09 ?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 07/32 ?   22/03 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 07.34a ~ 07.36d [P1] ?   21.58a ~ 22.00d [P2] ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 07/38 ?   21/56 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 07/42 ?   21/51 ?
Tonbridge 07.45a ~ 07.48d [P2] ?   21.41a ~ 21.48d [P1] ?
Godstone 08/06 ?   21/27 ?
Redhill 08/12 [UML] ?   20.55 ~ 21.19 [DML] ?
Stoats Nest Jn 08/20 [SL] ?   20/48 [SL] ?
Purley 08/23 [SL] ?   20/47 [SL] ?
South Croydon 08/29 [SL] ?   20/43 [SL] ?
East Croydon 08.32a ~ 08.34d [P4] 08.32 ~ 08.34 [P4]   20.38a ~ 20.40d [P5] [RVS] ?
Windmill Bridge Jn 08/36 [SL] 08/36 [SL]   20/36 [SL] ?
Selhurst 08/41 [SL] 08/42 [SL]   20/32 [SL] ?
Streatham Common 08/52 08/50   20/23 [SL] ?
Streatham 08/56 08/56   20/14 ?
Tulse Hill 09/00 09/00   20/13 ?
Herne Hill 09/04 09/03   20/10 ?
Brixton 09/05 09/04   20/09 ?
Shepherds Lane 09/06 [AL] 09/05 [AL]   ? ?
Voltaire Road Jn 09/07 [AL] 09/06 [AL]   20/08 ?
Factory Jn 09/08 09/07   20/07 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 09/09 09/08   20/05 ?
Clapham Junction 09.19a ~ 09.23d [P6] [SL] 09.17 ~ 09.23 [P5] [SL]   19.58a ~ 20.01d [P4] 20.01 ~ 20.02 [P3]
Barnes 09/29 09/30   19/52 [FL] 19/52 [LL]
New Kew Jn 09/38 09/36   19.36 ~ 19.45 19.37 ~ 19.43
Kew East Jn 09/40 09/38   19/33 19/34
South Acton Jn 09/42 09/40   19/31 19/31
Acton Wells Jn 09/50 09.44 ~ 09.48   19/25 19/25

 

Location Booked Actual
Acton Canal Wharf 09/57 09/52
Dudding Hill Jn 10/03 09.59 ~ 10.05
Cricklewood Curve Jn 10/06 [UHL] 10/10 [UHL]
West Hampstead North Jn 10/08 [FL] 10/12 ~ 10.13 [FL]
West Hampstead Midland 10/09 [FL] 10/15 [FL]
West Hampstead South Jn 10/10 [SL] 10/15 [SL]
Carlton Road Jn 10/13 10/19
Junction Road Jn 10/16 10.21 ~ 10.26
Upper Holloway 10/17 10/29
Harringay Park Jn 10/20 10.31 ~ 10.32
Harrigay West 10/22 10/38 [DS2]
Wood Green 10.28a ~ 10.30d [P4] 10.46 ~ 10.46 [P3] [SL]
Gordon Hill 10/39 DIV
Hertford North 10/49 DIV
Potters Bar DIV 10/57 [SL]
Welwyn Garden City DIV 11/05 [SL]
Digswell Jn DIV 11.07 ~ 11.12
Woolmer Green Jn DIV 11/16 [SL]
Langley Jn 11/00 [SL] 11/19 [SL]
Stevenage 11/02 [SL] 11/20 [SL]
Hitchin 11.06 ~ 11.09 [P2] [SL] 11.27 ~ 11.27 [P2] [SL]
Letchworth Garden City 11/14 11/32
Royston 11/26 11/43
Shepreth Branch Jn 11/43 [DSL] 11/54 [DSL]
Cambridge Sig CA147 11.48 ~ 12.03 11.58 ~ 12.03
Cambridge Yard 12.05 ~ 12.15 12.12 ~ 12.16 [REC2]
Coldham Lane Jn 12/19 12/19
Ely Dock Jn 12/33 [DL] 12/33 [DL]
Ely 12.35a ~ 12.37d [P1] [DL] 12.34 ~ 12.36 [P1] [DL]
Ely North Jn 12/40 12/39
Brandon 12/58 12/57
Thetford 13/06 13/04
Attleborough 13/22 13/18
Wymondham 13.30 ~ 13.37 13.25 ~ 13.30
Wymondham Loop ? 13.34 ~ 13.43
Wymondham Abbey ? 13.44 ~ 13.52
Thuxton ? 14.12 ~ 14.13
Dereham 14.23a ~ 15.00d 14.32 ~ 15.03
Thuxton ? 15.18 ~ 15.26
Wymondham Abbey ? 15.43 ~ 15.50
Wymondham Loop ? 15/52
Wymondham 16.02 ~ 16.09 16.03 ~ 16.06
Attleborough 16/16 16/15
Thetford 16/31 16/28
Brandon 16/39 16/34
Ely North Jn 16/55 [UL] 16/51 [UL]
Ely 16.58a ~ 17.01d [P2] [UL] 16.57 ~ 17.00 [P2] [UL]
Ely Dock Jn 17/02 17/02
Coldham Lane Jn 17/16 17/16
Cambridge 17/18 17/18 [TL]
Shepreth Branch Jn 17/23 17/22
Audley End 17/35 17/36
Stansted North Jn 17/42 17/44
Stansted Mountfitchet 17/43 17/45
Bishops Stortford 17/48 17/48
Harlow Town 17/56 17/55
Broxbourne Jn 18/01 [UPL] 17/59 [UPL]
Broxbourne 18.03a ~ 18.09d [P1] 18.03 ~ 18.10
Cheshunt 18/14 18/15
Brimsdown 18/18 18/18
Tottenham South Jn 18/25 18/23
Copper Mill Jn 18/27 18/24
Temple Mills East Jn 18/32 18/29
Stratford 18.35a ~ 18.37d [P11] 18.32 ~ 18.33 [P11]
Channelsea Jn 18/41 18.35 ~ 18.40
Lea Jn 18/42 18/42
Navarino Road Jn 18/48 18/47
Canonbury Jn 18/54 18/53
Westbourne Road Jn 18/57 [NL] 18/55 [NL]
Camden Road East Jn 19/01 18/59
Camden Road Jn 19/02 19/00
Kensal Green Jn 19/20 19/20
Willesden Junction HL 19/23 19/21

Timings continue in first table.

Associated Stock Movements;

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 06.25d 23.11a
Bopeep Jn 06/27 23/05
Hastings 06.33a 23.00d


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