7th June 2014

Railway Touring Company
Seaford to Brighton Railway 150

Locos Used 33207 'Jim Martin' & steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used 14099+99304+4973+1860+99348+3136+99127+99125+99316+99122

Route :
1Z46 : London Victoria to Eastbourne
1Z47 : Eastbourne to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
70013 (1) London Victoria Battersea Pier Jn Voltaire Road Jn Brixton Herne Hill Tulse Hill West Norwood Jn Crystal Palace Bromley Down Jn Norwood Junction Windmill Bridge Jn East Croydon South Croydon Purley Stoats Nest Jn (3) Redhill Earlswood Gatwick Airport Three Bridges Haywards Heath Keymer Jn Plumpton Cooksbridge Lewes Southerham Jn Newhaven Harbour Bishopstone - Seaford
33207 (2) Seaford Bishopstone Newhaven Harbour
70013 (1) Newhaven Harbour Newhaven Marine
33207 (2) Newhaven Marine Newhaven Harbour Southerham Jn Lewes Falmer London Road Brighton
70013 (1) Brighton London Road Falmer Lewes Southerham Jn Polegate Willingdon Jn Eastbourne
33207 (2) Eastbourne Willingdon Jn Pevensey & Westham Bexhill Bo-Peep Jn Hastings
70013 (1) Hastings Bo-Peep Jn Robertsbridge Tunbridge Wells Tonbridge Sevenoaks Orpington Petts Wood Jn Bickley Jn Bromley South Shortlands Bellingham Nunhead Denmark Hill -  Voltaire Road Jn Factory Jn Stewarts Lane Jn Battersea Pier Jn London Victoria

Notes:
(1) 33207 on rear.
(2) 70013 on rear.
(3) Booked route was via the Quarry Line but diverted via Redhill for an unknown reason.
(4) Delays in the Newhaven Harbour area were caused by signalling problems.
(5) 70013 suffered valve problems and was heavy assisted by 33207 on the return leg from Hastings.

Source : Nicholas Wason (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

to follow, when I've time to type them up...


Back to "The Railtour Files"