11th November 2013

Railway Touring Company
The Kentish Belle Armistice Day

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & steam: 44932
Stock Used 99312+9104+4973+99311+99350+99121+99122+99316+99125+99127

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

Loco(s) Route
44932 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Denmark Hill - Nunhead - Bellingham - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - Swanley - Otford Jn - Maidstone East - Lenham - Ashford International - Folkestone Central - Dover Priory - Buckland Jn - Deal - Sandwich - Minster East Jn - Ramsgate - Margate - Herne Bay - Whitstable - Faversham - Sittingbourne - Gillingham - Rochester - Sole Street - Fawkham Jn - Swanley - (reverse of outward route) - Shortlands Jn - Beckenham Junction - Sydenham Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - London Victoria

Notes : 
(1) 47580 on rear.
(2) 44932 replaced unavailable 34067 'Tangmere'.
(3) The original route for this tour was advertised as: London Victoria - Dartford - Gravesend - Chatham - Gillingham - Faversham - Whitstable - Margate - Ramsgate - Deal - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge - Edenbridge - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Steve Beames

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains & Steve Beames)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 10.14d [P2] 10.16 [P2]   16.44a [P2] 16.59 [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 10/18 ?   16/40 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 10/22 ?  
Factory Jn 10/24 [AL] ?   16/38 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 10/25 [AL] 10/21   16/37 [FL] 16/53
Brixton   16/35 16/51
Cambria Jn   16/33 DIV
Denmark Hill 10/30 [P2] 10/29   16/31 [P3] DIV
Crofton Road Jn 10/31 10/30   16/30 DIV
Nunhead 10/34 [P2] 10/32   16/27 [P1] DIV
Bellingham 10/39 [P2] 10/41   16/23 [P1] DIV
Shortlands Jn 10/44 10/47   16/20 16/42
Bromley South 10/47 10/50   16/17 16/39
Bickley Jn 10/51 [DF] 10/55   16/14 [UF] 16/36
St Mary Cray Jn 10/52 [DF] 10/57   16/13 [UF] 16/35
Swanley 11/00 [P2] 11/07   16/09 [P3] 16/31

 

Location Booked Actual
Otford Jn 11/11 11/30
Maidstone East 11/33 [P2] 12/17
Lenham 11w46 ~ 12w01 [DPL] 12.34 ~ 12.49
Charing 12/09 [P2] ?
Ashford International 12/20 [DM] 13/07
Saltwood Jn 12/32 13/26
Folkestone Central 12/37 [P2] 13/32
Folkestone East 12/39 [P2] ?
Dover Priory 12/50 [P2] 13/48
Buckland Jn 12/53 ?
Deal 13/06 14/12
Sandwich 13/12 14/18
Minster East Jn 13/19 ?
Ramsgate 13.27a ~ 14.10d [P3] 14.33 ~ 14.44
Broadstairs 14/15 ?
Margate 14/21 [P3] 14/57
Herne Bay 14/37 [P1] 15/11
Whitstable 14w44a ~ 15w00d [P1]  15.16 ~ 15.31
Faversham 15/11 [P2] 15/43
Sittingbourne 15/21 [P1] 15/52
Eastern Jn 15/23 ?
Gillingham 15/36 [P2] 16/05
Rochester 15/43 [P2] 16/09
Rochester Bridge Jn 15/45 16/11
Sole Street 15/58 [P1] ?
Fawkham Jn 16/03 16/25

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z84 : (44932 with 47580 on rear) : Southall to Willesden No.7 Jn
5Z84 : (47580 with 44932 on rear) : Willesden No.7 Jn to Victoria
5Z85 : (47580 with 44932 on rear) : Victoria to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 07.45d 19.10a
Southall Yard 07.55 ~ 08.12 18.47 ~ 19.00
West Ealing 08/17 18/38
Acton Main Line 08/23 18/23
Acton Wells Jn 08/27 18/20
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 08/30 -
Willesden No.7 Jn 08.45 ~ 08.57 -
Willesden WL Jn 09/00 -
Willesden SW Sdgs - 18.09 ~ 18.17
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/08 18/05
North Pole Jn 09/11 18/04
Kensington Olympia 09/16 18/00
Latchmere Jn 09/25 17/53
Longhedge Jn 09/28 17/41
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/30 17/31
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/41 17/27
London Victoria 09.44a [P2] 17.23d [P2]


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