15th September 2012

Hastings Diesels Ltd
Western Forester

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

Route :
1Z52 : Hastings to Lydney Junction
1Z53 : Lydney Junction to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - St Leonards Warrior Square - Bo Peep Jn - Battle - Etchingham - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Bromley South - Bellingham - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Richmond - Twickenham - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Kemble - Standish Jn - Gloucester - Lydney Junction - Norchard LL - Middle Forge Jn - Parkend - Norchard HL - Parkend
as listed Parkend - Norchard HL - Lydney Junction - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes:
(1) This tour coincided with the Dean Forest Railway Diesel Gala. Locos used at the gala were at least: D9521, D9555 & 31466.

Source : John Clifford (joined the outward leg at Bromley South / left tour at Clapham Junction on return leg).

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 07.05d [P4] ?   21.55a [P2] ?
St. Leonards Warrior Square 07.07a ~ 07.10d [P1] ?   21.50a ~ 21.52d [P2] ?
Bo Peep Jn 07/12 ?   21/48 ?
Battle 07.21a ~ 07.23d [P1] ?   21.38a ~ 21.40d [P2] ?
Mountfield Tunnel 07/28 ?   21/34 ?
Robertsbridge 07/31 [P1] ?   21/32 [P2] ?
Etchingham 07.35a ~ 07.37d [P1] ?   21.26a ~ 21.28d [P2] ?
Wadhurst 07/49 [P1] ?   21/17 [P2] ?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 07/54 ?   21/11 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 07.56a ~ 08.02d [P1] ?   21.07a ~ 21.09d [P2] ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 08/04 ?   21/05 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 08/08 ?   21/00 ?
Tonbridge 08.13a ~ 08.15d [P2] ?   20.56a ~ 20.58d [P3] ?
Sevenoaks 08/26 [P1] ?   20/47 [P3] ?
Orpington 08/34 [P2] [UF] ?   20/38 [P5] ?
Petts Wood Jn 08/36 [UFV] ?   20/34 [DS] ?
Bickley Jn 08/38 [UF] ?   20/32 [DSV] ?
Bromley South 08.41a ~ 08.43d [P1] [UF] 08.41 ~ 08.43 [P1] [UF]   20.25a ~ 20.29d [P2] [DF] ?
Shortlands Jn 08/45 08/45   20/23 [DF] ?
Bellingham 08/48 [P1] 08/48 [P1]   20/19 [P2] ?
Nunhead 08/52 [P1] 08/52 [P1]   20/14 [P2] ?
Crofton Road Jn 08/57 [AL] 08.55 ~ 08.56 [AL]   20/12 ?
Denmark Hill 08/58 [P1] [AL] 08/59 [P1] [AL]   20/11 [P4] ?
Cambria Jn - -   20/10 ?
Brixton - -   20/08 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 09/02 [AL] 09/02 [AL]   19.50 ~ 20.04 ?
Factory Jn 09/03 09/04   19/53 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 09/05 09/05   19/51 ?
Clapham Junction 09.09a ~ 09.11d [P5] [DF] 09.09 ~ 09.11 [P5] [DF]   19.42a ~ 19.48d [P4] 19.43 ~ 19.47 [P4]
Barnes 09/17 [P3] 09/16 [P3]   19/35 [P2] [UF] 19/37 [P2] [UF]
Richmond 09/21 [P1] 09.21 [P1]   19/31 [P2] 19/32 [P2]
St Margarets ? ?   19/29 [P2] 19/30 [P2]
Twickenham 09/25 [P5] 09/23 [P5]   19/28 [P4] 19/29 [P4]
Whitton Jn 09/29 09/29   19/24 19/25
Feltham Jn 09/30 09/30   19/21 19/24
Feltham 09/32 [P2] 09/33 [P2]   19/20 [P1] 19/21 [P1]
Staines 09/40 [P2] 09/39 [P2]   19/12 [P1] 19/12 [P1]
Virginia Water 09/47 [P2] 09/46 [P2]   19/03 [P1] 19/04 [P1]
Ascot 09/54 [P2] 09/53 [P2]   18/56 [P1] 18/59 [P1]
Wokingham 10/04 [P2] 10/03 [P2]   18/47 [P1] 18/48 [P1]
Earley 10/09 [P1] 10/10 [P1]   18/42 [P2] 18/43 [P2]
Reading Spur Jn 10/11 10/14   18/39 18/40
Reading New Jn 10/13 [DM] 10/15 [DM]   18/36 18/38
Reading 10.15a ~ 10.18d [P7] [DM] 10.17 ~ 10.18 [P7] [DM]   18.30a ~ 18.34d [P8] 18.35 ~ 18.36 [P8]
Reading West Jn 10/20 [DM] 10.21 ~ 10.23 [DM]   18/28 [UM] 18/30 [UM]
Didcot Parkway 10/34 [P1] 10/39 [P1]   18/14 [P2] [UM] 18.10 ~ 18.13 [P2] [UM]
Wantage Road 10/40 [DR] 10/46 [DM]   18/02 18/01
Challow 10*45 ~ 10*47 [DR] 10/49   17/59 17/59
Uffington 10/52 10/51   17/57 17/56
Swindon 11/03 [P3] 11/02 [P3]   17*32 ~ 17*45 [P1] 17.33 ~ 17.45 [P1]
Kemble 11/18 [P2] 11/25 [P2]   17/18 [P1] 17/20 [P1]
St Mary's LC 11/28 11/35   17/08 17/10
Standish Jn 11/38 11/45   16/59 17/01
Gloucester Yard Jn 11/44 11/52   16/53 16/50
Horton Road Jn 11/47 11/53   16/50 16/49
Gloucester 11.49a ~ 11.51d [P2] 11.54 ~ 11.56 [P2]   16.38a ~ 16.48d [P1] 16.31 ~ 16.48 [P1]
Awre 12/05 12/11   16/23 16/13
Lydney GF 12*13 ~ 12*18 12.23 ~ 12.27 [UGL]   16*10 ~ 16*15 16.04 ~ 16.06 [UGL]
Lydney Junction DFR 12.28a ~ 12.50d 12.30 ~ 12.56 [P1]   15.43a ~ 16.00d [P1] 15.51 ~ 15.58 [P1]
Lydney Town ? ?   ??.??aa ~ 15.37d 15.46 ~ 15.46
Norchard LL 13.12a ~ 13.47d 13.12 ~ 13.47   - -
Middle Forge Jn ? 13.52 ~ 13.57   - -
Parkend 14.07a ~ 14.32d [P1] 14.13 ~ 14.32 [P1]   - -
Whitecroft ??.??a ~ 14.32d 14/38   - -
Norchard HL 14.40a ~ 14.45d 14.45 ~ 14.55   15.30a ~ 15.32d 15.37 ~ 15.39
Whitecroft ??.??a ~ 14.53d 15.02 ~ 15.04   ??.??aa ~ 15.22d 15.27 ~ 15.30
Parkend 15.00a [P1] 15.09 [P2]   15.15d [P1] 15.21 [P2]

 
Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z52 : (1001) : St Leonards Depot to Hastings
5Z53 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 06.30d 22.15a
Bo Peep Jn 06/35 22/09
Hastings 06.40a [P4] 22.05d [P2]


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