28th June 2012

Railway Touring Company
The Thanet Belle

Locos Used 47500 & steam: 44932
Stock Used 99035+99122+99125+99712+99127+99121+1860+4905+9104

Route : 
1Z82 London Victoria to Faversham
1Z83 Faversham to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
44932 (2) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Godstone - Tonbridge - Headcorn  - Ashford International - Canterbury West - Ramsgate - Margate - Herne Bay - Faversham
44932 (2) Faversham - Canterbury East - Shepherds Well - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - Headcorn - Tonbridge - Godstone - Redhill - Purley - East Croydon - Selhurst - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes : 
(1) 44932 replaced unavailable 34067 'Tangmere'.
(2) 47500 on rear.

Sources : John Clifford, Nick Bartlett and Mark Herriott (all on the tour throughout).

Photo Review


44932 is seen paused at Headcorn for water (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Tour over, 47500 waits to leave Victoria with the ECS (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford, Nick Bartlett and Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 09.44d [P2] [FL] 09.44 [P2] [FL]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/48 09/48
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/52 [RVL] 09/50 [RVL]
Longhedge Jn 09/56 09/52
Pouparts Jn 09/59 [DF] 09.53 ~ 10.01 [DF]
Clapham Junction 10/01 [P13] [DF] 10/03 [P13] [DF]
Balham 10/05 [P3] 10/06 [DF]
Selhurst 10/10 [P3] 10/11 [P3] [DF]
Windmill Bridge Jn 10/11 10/13 [RVF]
East Croydon 10.12a ~ 10.20d [P2] [DF] 10.15 ~ 10.22 [P2] [DF]
Purley 10/24 [P2] 10/28 [P2] [DF]
Stoats Nest Jn 10/25 [DS] 10/30 [DS]
Redhill 10.34a ~ 10.36d [P3] 10.39 ~ 10.40 [P3]
Godstone 10/44 10/48 [P2]
Tonbridge 10/58 [DF] 11/11 [DF]
Paddock Wood 11/06 [DM] 11/19 [DM]
Headcorn 11w18a ~ 11w37d [P2] 11.31 ~ 11.42 [P2]
Ashford International 11/46 [DF] 12/00 [DF]
Wye 11/56 [P2] 12/06 [P2]
Canterbury West 12.07a ~ 12.09d [P2] 12.18 ~ 12.20 [P2]
Minster 12/28 [P1] 12/35
Minster East Jn 12/29 12/35
Ramsgate 12/33 [P3] 12/41 [P3]
Margate 12/42 [P3] 12/49 [P3]
Herne Bay 12/53 [P1] 13/01 [P1]
Faversham 13.05a [P1] ~ 16.30d [P4] 13.16 [P1] ~ 16.30 [P4]
Canterbury East 16.45a ~ 16.50d [P2] 16.47 ~ 16.50 [P2]
Shepherds Well 17/03 [P2] 17/03 [P2]
Buckland Jn 17/09 17/08
Dover Priory 17/11 [P1] 17/10 [P1]
Folkestone Central 17/28 [P1] 17/21 [P1]
Saltwood Jn 17/33 17/26
Ashford International 17/44 [UM] 17/40 [UM]
Headcorn 17w56a ~ 18w11d [P1] 17.53 ~ 18.10 [P1]
Paddock Wood 18/23 [UM] 18/25 [UM]
Tonbridge 18/30 [P1] 18/34 [P1]
Godstone 18/57 18/56 [P1]
Redhill 19.12a ~ 19.14d [P2] 19.15 ~ 19.16 [P2]
Stoats Nest Jn 19/22 [US] 18/28 [US]
Purley 19/40 [P3] 19/41 [P3] [US]
South Croydon 19/47 19/49 [P3] [US]
East Croydon 19.49a ~ 19.51d [P4] 19.57 ~ 19.58 [P4] [US]
Windmill Bridge Jn 19/53 20/01 [US]
Selhurst 19/55 [P2] 20/02 [P2] [US]
Streatham Common 20/00 [P2] 20/07 [P2]
Streatham 20/02 [P2] 20/11 [P2]
Tulse Hill 20/07 [P3] 20/17 [P3]
Herne Hill 20/11 [P2] 20/20 [P1]
Brixton 20/12 20/22 [P1]
Voltaire Road Jn 20/14 [RVL] 20/24 [UCM]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 20/21 [FL] 20/25 [FL]
London Victoria 20.25a [P2] 20.28 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z81 : (44932 with 47500 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z81 : (47500 with 44932 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to London Victoria
5Z84 : (47500 with 44932 on rear) : London Victoria to Southall

Location Booked Actual   Booked
Southall Depot 06.20d     22.15a
Southall Yard 06.30 ~ 06.45     21.52 ~ 22.03
Southall East Jn 06/46     21/51
West Ealing 06/50     ?
Acton West 06/54     21/43
Acton Main Line 06/56     21/38
Acton Wells Jn 07/01     21/34
Acton Canal Wharf 07/08     -
Willesden No.7 Jn 07.12 ~ 07.16     -
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 07.20 ~ 08.35     -
Willesden SW Sidings -     21/32
Willesden West London Jn 08/40     -
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/43     21/26
North Pole Jn 08/44     21/25
Kensington Olympia 08.47 ~ 08.53     21.19 ~ 21.22
Latchmere Jn 09/00     21/14
Longhedge Jn 09/06     21/11
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/08     20/58
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/11     20/51
London Victoria 09.14a [P2] 09.20 [P2]   20.45d [P2]

5Z82 : (44932 with 47500 on rear) : Faversham to Rainham
5Z82 : (47500 with 44932 on rear) : Rainham to Swale
5Z82 : (44932 with 47500 on rear) : Swale to Sittingbourne
5Z83 : (44932 with 47500 on rear) : Sittingbourne to Faversham

Location Booked
Faversham 13.13d [P1]
Sittingbourne 13/24
Eastern Jn 13/26
Rainham 13.32 ~ 13.36
Western Jn 13/46
Kemsley 13/49
Swale 13.54 ~ 13.58
Kemsley 14/01
Eastern Jn 14/04
Sittingbourne 14.10 ~ 16.10 [DGL]
Faversham 16.25a [P4]


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