12th December 2012

Railway Touring Company
The Christmas Sussex Belle

Locos Used 47500 & steam: 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used 35518+99127+99125+99712+3093+99121+99350+1860+99318+99723

Route : 
1Z84 : London Victoria to Eastbourne
1Z85 : Eastbourne to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
34067 (2) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Selhurst - East Croydon - Purley - Redhill - Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Lewes - Polegate - Eastbourne
47500 (3) Eastbourne - Bexhill - Bopeep Jn - Hastings
34067 (2) Hastings - Bopeep Jn - Robertsbridge - Wadhurst - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Bat & Ball - Otford Jn - Swanley - St Mary Cray Jn - Bickley Jn - Bellingham - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - London Victoria

Notes: 
(1) The outward leg of this tour was originally advertised as: London Victoria - Swanley - Otford Jn - Maidstone East - Ashford International - Appledore - Rye - Hastings, however it was diverted to run via Eastbourne due to a bridge restriction at Ore.
(2) 47500 on rear. Banked from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge and at various other locations.
(3) 34067 on rear.

Source : John Clifford & Chris Bracey

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 10.44d [P2] 10.46d [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 10/48 10/50
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/52 [RVL] 10/52
Longhedge Jn 10/58 10.53 ~ 11.00
Pouparts Jn 11/01 11/03
Clapham Junction 11/03 [P15] 11/06 [P13] [DF]
Balham 11/11 [P1] 11/10 [P3]
Streatham Common 11/15 [P1] 11/12 [P3]
Selhurst 11/22 [P1] 11/17 [P3]
Windmill Bridge Jn 11/24 [DS] 11/19 [DF]
East Croydon 11/26 [P6] 11/23 [P3] [DF]
South Croydon 11/28 [P5] 11/25 [P2]
Purley 11/32 [P4] 11/29 [P2]
Stoats Nest Jn 11/34 [DS] 11/31
Redhill 11/47 [DM] 11/39 [DM]
Earlswood 11/54 11/41
Gatwick Airport 12/06 [P3] 11/47 [P3] [DS]
Three Bridges 12/09 [P3] 11/53 [P3] [DS]
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 12/13 12.03 ~ 12.09
Haywards Heath 12/21 [P2] 12/21 [P2]
Keymer Jn 12/25 12/26
Lewes 12/36 [P1] 12/38 [P1]
Southerham Jn 12/39 12/40
Berwick 12/46 12/47
Polegate 12/51 12/51
Willingdon Jn 12/55 12/56
Eastbourne 13.01a [P1] ~ 14.27d [P3] 13.02a [P1] ~ 14.28d [P3]
Willingdon Jn 14/30 14/33
Pevensey & Westham 14/40 14/36
Bexhill 14/50 [P2] 14/48 [P2]
Bopeep Jn 14/58 14/56
Hastings 15.02a ~ 15.10d [P3] 15.01a ~ 15.10d [P3]
Bopeep Jn 15/15 15/16
Mountfield Tunnel 15/25 15/30
Robertsbridge 15/28 [P1] 15/32 [P1]
Wadhurst 15/40 15/42
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 15/47 15/48
Tunbridge Wells Central 15/54 [P1] 15/49 [P1]
Wells Tunnel Jn 15/56 15/51
Somerhill Tunnel 16/05 15/55
Tonbridge 16/06 [UF] 15/57 [UF]
Sevenoaks 16/16 [P3] 16/10 [P3]
Otford Jn 16/20 16.15 ~ 16.17
Swanley 16/29 [P1] 16/30 [P1] [UF]
St Mary Cray Jn 16/35 16/36 [UF]
Bickley Jn 16/38 16/39 [UF]
Shortlands Jn 16/42 16/46
Bellingham 16/45 16/48
Nunhead 16/50 [P1] 16/56 [P1]
Crofton Road Jn 16/54 16/58 [AL]
Denmark Hill 16/57 [P1] 16/59 [P1]
Voltaire Road Jn 17/04 17/05
Factory Jn 17/06 17/06
Stewarts Lane Jn 17/08 17/07
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 17/15 17/09
London Victoria 17.18a [P7] 17.20a [P7]

 
Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z82 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Southall to London Victoria
5Z83 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : London Victoria to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 07.15d 20.00a
Southall Yard 07.25 ~ 07.35 19.36 ~ 19.47
Southall East Jn 07/36 19/35
West Ealing 07/38 19/32
Acton West 07/42 19/28
Acton Main Line 07/43 19/25
Acton Wells Jn 07/59 19/20
Willesden SW Sdgs 08.01 ~ 09.39 18.28 ~ 19.18
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/43 18/24
North Pole Jn 09/46 18/23
Kensington Olympia 09.50 ~ 09.52 18.15 ~ 18.20
Latchmere Jn 09/59 18/10
Longhedge Jn 10/08 17/57
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/14 17/52
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 10/16 17/42
London Victoria 10.19a [P2] 17.39d [P7]


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