27th September 2012

Railway Touring Company
The Sussex Belle

Locos Used 47500 & steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518+99127+99125+99712+99122+99121+99350+1860+99318+99723

Route : 
1Z84 London Victoria to Folkestone West
1Z85 Folkestone West to Kensington Olympia

Loco(s) Route
34067 (2) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Bellingham - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - Petts Wood Jn - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International - Canterbury West - Deal - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Folkestone West
34067 (2) Folkestone West - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - Denmark Hill - Clapham High Street - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia

Notes : 
(1) This tour was originally advertised as 'The Sussex Belle' and routed; London Victoria - Swanley - Otford - Maidstone East - Ashford International - Appledore - Rye - Hastings - Battle - Robertsbridge - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Bat & Ball - Otford - Swanley - London Victoria. However this was changed to 'The White Cliffs Luncheon' due to 'Operational Difficulties', and so never went near Sussex!
(2) 47500 on rear.

Source : John Clifford (on the tour throughout).

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
London Victoria 11.44d [P2] 11.44 [P2] - -
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 11/48 [FL] 11/47 [FL] - -
Kensington Olympia - - 17.44a [P2] 17.45 [P2]
Latchmere Jn - - 17/37 17.26 ~ 17.35
Longhedge Jn - - 17/25 17/23
Factory Jn - - 17/23 17/22
Voltaire Road Jn 11/50 11/49 17/21 17/21
Clapham High Street - - 17.18a ~ 17.20d [P1] 17.18 ~ 17.20 [P1]
Brixton 11/53 11/51 - -
Cambria Jn 11/57 11/54 - -
Denmark Hill 11/58 [P4] 11/54 [P4] 17/15 [P1] 17/13 [P1]
Crofton Road Jn 12/00 11/56 17/12 [AL] 17/11 [AL]
Nunhead 12/02 [P2] 11/59 [P2] 17/09 [P1] 17/08 [P1]
Bellingham 12/08 [P2] 12/09 [P2] 17/04 [P1] 17/04 [P1]
Shortlands Jn 12/13 [DF] 12/14 [DF] 17/01 17/01
Bromley South 12.16a ~ 12.18d [P2] 12.17 ~ 12.19 [P2] 16.55a ~ 16.58d [P1] 16.56 ~ 16.58 [P1]
Bickley Jn 12/21 [DFV] 12/23 [DFV] 16/52 [UF] 16/51 [UF]
Petts Wood Jn 12/34 [DF] 12/24 [DF] 16/50 [UFV] 16/48 [UFV]
Orpington 12/36 [P3] 12/26 [P3] 16/45 [P2] 16/45 [P2]
Sevenoaks 12/45 [P3] 12/36 [P3] 16/33 [P1] 16/35 [P1]
Tonbridge 12/54 [DF] 12/45 [DF] 16/23 [UF] 16.21 ~ 16.22 [UF]
Paddock Wood 13/03 [DM] 12/56 [DM] 16/10 [UM] 16/12 [UM]
Cranmore - 13.08 ~ 13.16 [DL] - -
Headcorn 13w16a ~ 13w31d [P2] 13w20 ~ 13w36 [P2] 16/00 [UM] 16/02 [UM]
Ashford International 13/42 [P5] 13/51 [DM] 15/49 [UM] 15/53 [UM]

 

Location Booked Actual
Wye 13/52 [P2] 13/57 [P2]
Canterbury West 14/10 [P2] 14/08 [P2]
Minster 14.23 ~ 14.33 [P2] 14.25 ~ 14.26 [P1]
Minster 'B' Jn 14/36 14.29 ~ 14.35
Sandwich 14/43 14/42 [P1]
Deal 14/50 14/51 [P1]
Buckland Jn 15/03 15/07
Dover Priory 15/05 [P2] 15/10 [P2]
Folkestone Central 15/19 [P1] 15/22 [P1]
Folkestone West 15w21a ~ 15w33d [P1] 15.24 ~ 15.37 [P1]
Saltwood Jn 15/38 15/43

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z84 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Southall to Victoria
5Z85 : (34067 with 47500 on rear) : Kensington Olympia to Southall

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
Southall Depot 07.15d ?   20.25a ?
Southall Yard 07.26 ~ 07.34 ?   20.06 ~ 20.14 ?
West Ealing 07/38 ?   20/02 ?
Acton Main Line 07/44 ?   19/54 ?
Acton Wells Jn 07/47 ?   19/51 ?
Willesden SW Sdgs 07*53 ~ 10*23 ?   18*01 ~ 19*49 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/27 ?   17/53 ?
North Pole Jn 10/28 ?   17/51 ?
Kensington Olympia 10.32 ~ 10.36 ?   17.46d [P2] 17.46 [P2]
Latchmere Jn 10/44 ?   - -
Longhedge Jn 10/51 ?   - -
Stewarts Lane Jn 11/06 ?   - -
London Victoria 11.13a [P2] 11.16 [P2]   - -


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