31st March 2012

Hastings Diesels Limited
Thames Tidal

DEMU Used 1001 (formed: 60116 'Mountfield'+60529+70262+69337+60501+60118 'Tunbridge Wells')

Route :
1Z84 : Hastings to Shoeburyness
1Z85 : Shoeburyness to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - Battle - Etchingham - Tunbridge Wells - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Bromley South - Bellingham - Denmark Hill - Factory Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Jn - Acton Canal Wharf Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Cricklewood Curve Jn - Carlton Road Jn - Junction Road Jn - Upper Holloway - South Tottenham - Woodgrange Park - Barking
as listed Barking - Forest Gate Jn - Stratford - Bow Jn - Gas Factory Jn - Fenchurch Street
as listed Fenchurch Street - Gas Factory Jn - West Ham - Barking - Dagenham Dock - Rainham - Grays - Tilbury Town - Pitsea - Southend Central - Shoeburyness
as listed Shoeburyness - Pitsea - Laindon - Upminster - Barking - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes :
(1) Mel Holley comments: the last visit by a Hastings DEMU to Shoeburyness was by 1005 with an LCGB Railtour on 8 November 1969 and Fenchurch Street was last visited by a Hastings DEMU (1007) on 12 September 1970 on a Rail Tours Syndicate railtour.
(2) Mel Holley adds: the train ran to time outward. On the return it left around 10 late, and then we were delayed in the Pitsea area because the line was closed at police request - the police helicopter had been deployed in the search for an armed suspect. We were 30 minutes down at one point, but thanks to some clear running and some scheduled recovery time we were back to 23 minutes down at Clapham Junction, 12 down at Bromley South, and on time thereafter.
(3) John Clifford comments:
The original advertised route between South Tottenham & Gas Factory Jn was to have been: South Tottenham - Lea Bridge - Stratford - Bow Jn - Gas Factory Jn. This was changed due to a pathing problem in the Stratford area.

Sources : Mel Holley (on the train throughout) & John Clifford (joined the outward leg
 at Bromley South, returned to Clapham Junction)

Photo Review


1001 entering the c2c Shoeburyness Carriage Sidings for servicing before
the return trip to Hastings (photo: Mel Holley)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mel Holley & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 07.30d [P3] ?   21.27a [P4] ?
St Leonards Warrior Square 07.32a ~ 07.35d [P1] ?   21.22a ~ 21.24d [P2] ?
Bopeep Jn SB 07/37 ?   21/19 ?
Battle 07.44a ~ 07.47d [P1] ?   21.10a ~ 21.12d [P2] ?
Mountfield Tunnel 07/51 ?   21/05 ?
Robertsbridge 07/54 ?   21/03 [P2] ?
Etchingham 07.58a ~ 08.01d [P1] ?   20.57a ~ 20.59d [P2] ?
Wadhurst 08/12 [P1] ?   20/48 [P2] ?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 08/17 ?   20/43 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 08.20a ~ 08.33d [P1] ?   20.38a ~ 20.41d [P2] ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 08/35 ?   20/36 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 08/42 ?   20/31 ?
Tonbridge 08.44a ~ 08.46d [P2] ?   20.26a ~ 20.29d [P2] ?
Sevenoaks 08/55 [P1] ?   20/17 [P3] ?
Orpington 09/05 [P2] [UF] ?   20/07 [P3] ?
Petts Wood Jn 09/07 [UFV] ?   20/05 [DF] ?
Bickley Jn 09/09 [UF] ?   19/52 [DFV] ?
Bromley South 09.15a ~ 09.17d [P1] [UF] 09.13 ~ 09.15 [P1] [UF]   19.47a ~ 19.49d [P2] [DF] ?
Shortlands Jn 09/21 09/18   19/44 [DF] ?
Bellingham 09/26 [P1] 09/21 [P1]   19/39 [P2] ?
Nunhead 09/31 [P1] 09/26 [P1]   19/33 [P2] ?
Crofton Road Jn 09/33 [AL] 09/28 [AL]   19/28 ?
Denmark Hill 09/34 [P1] [AL] 09/30 [P1] [AL]   19/27 [P2] [AL] ?
Voltaire Road Jn 09/38 [AL] 09/35 [AL]   19/23 [AL] ?
Factory Jn 09/39 09/35   19/19 [AL] ?
Longhedge Jn 09/41 09/37   19/15 ?
Clapham Junction 09.49a ~ 09.52d [P6] [DS] 09.51 ~ 09.53 [P6] [DS]   19.08a ~ 19.10d [P3] 19.31 ~ 19.32 [P3]
Barnes 10/00 [P4] 09/59 [P4]   19/00 [P1] [US] 19/22 [P1] [US]
New Kew Jn 10/05 10/06   18/54 19/14
Kew East Jn 10/13 10/08   18/52 19/13
South Acton Jn 10/21 10/10   18/50 19/11
Acton Wells Jn 10/26 10/17   18/46 19/05
Acton Canal Wharf 10/28 10/20   18/42 19/04
Dudding Hill Jn 10/36 10/29   18/27 18/55
Cricklewood Curve Jn 10/39 [UHL] 10.32 ~ 10.32 [UHL]   18/22 18/51
West Hampstead North Jn 10/47 [UF] 10.38 ~ 10.47 [UF]   ? ?
West Hampstead Thameslink 10/48 [UF] 10/49 [P3] [UF]   18/18 [DHL] 18/47 [DHL]
Carlton Road Jn 10/51 10/54   18/15 [DF] 18/42 [DF]
Junction Road Jn 10/56 10/57   18/08 18/38
Upper Holloway 10/58 [P2] 10/59 [P2]   18/07 [P1] 18/36 [P1]
Harringay Park Jn 11/03 11/03   18/04 18/34
South Tottenham 11/09 [P2] 11/08 [P2]   18/00 [P1] 18/30 [P1]
Leyton Midland Road ? ?   17/52 [P1] 18/20 [P1]
Woodgrange Park 11/23 [P1] 11/26 [P2]   17/46 [P1] 18/11 [P1]
Woodgrange Park Sig.1920 - -   17/45 18/09
Barking Station Jn 11/25 11/28   17/44 18/07
Barking 11.27a ~ 11.41d [P7] 11.30 ~ 11.41 [P7]   17/43 [P8] 18.04 ~ 18.05 [P8]
Barking Station Jn 11/43 11/43   - -
Woodgrange Park 11/45 11/46   - -
Forest Gate Jn 11/47 [EL] 11.48 ~ 11.49 [EL]   - -
Stratford 11/51 [EL] 11/54 [P5] [EL]   - -
Bow Jn 11/54 11/58   - -
Gas Factory Jn 12/00 12/00   - -
Christian Street Jn 12/04 [US] 12/06 [UF]   - -
London Fenchurch Street 12.08a ~ 12.20d [P2] 12.10 ~ 12.21 [P2]    - -
Christian Street Jn 12/24 [DS] 12/24 [DS]   - -
Gas Factory Jn 12/30 12/29   - -
West Ham HL 12/32 12/32 [P8]   - -
Barking 12/39 [P7] 12/38 [P7]   - -
Dagenham Dock 12/44 [P2] 12/42 [P2]   - -
Rainham 12/48 [P2] 12/45 [P2]   - -
Purfleet 12/54 [P2] 12/49 [P2]   - -
West Thurrock Jn 13/00 12.55 ~ 12.59   - -
Grays 13/01 [P2] 13/02 [P2]   - -
Tilbury Town 13/04 [P2] 13/04 [P2]   - -
Thames Haven Jn 13/14 13/14   - -
Stanford-le-Hope 13/15 [P2] 13/15 [P2]   - -
Upney Jn - -   17/42 18/02
Upminster - -   17/33 [P1] 17/53 [P1]
Laindon - -   17/23 [P1] 17/46 [P1]
Pitsea 13/22 [P3] 13/24 [P3]   17/19 [P2] 17/41 [P2]
Benfleet ? ?   ? 17.23 ~ 17.37
Leigh-on-Sea 13/31 [P3] 13/33 [P3]   17/12 [P1] 17/17 [P1]
Southend Central 13.39a ~ 13.46d [P2] 13.41 ~ 13.46 [P2]   17.03a ~ 17.08d [P3] 17.10 ~ 17.13 [P3]
Shoeburyness Depot LE Jn 13/51 13/52   16/58 17/04
Shoeburyness 13.55a [P1] 13.55 [P1]   16.55d [P1] 17.02 [P1]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z83 : (1001) : St Leonards T&RSMD to Hastings
5Z86 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards T&RSMD

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
St Leonards T&RSMD 07.05d 21.55a
Bopeep Jn 07/09 21/50
Hastings 07.15a [P3] 21.45d [P4]

5Z84 : (1001) : Shoeburyness to Shoeburyness Depot
5Z85 : (1001) : Shoeburyness Depot to Shoeburyness

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Shoeburyness 14.10d [P1] 16.40a [P1]
Shoeburyness Depot 14.15a 16.35d


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