19th September 2015

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Leicestershire Bell

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

Route : 
1Z30 : Hastings to Ruddington Fields
1Z31 : Ruddington Fields to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - St Leonards Warrior Square - Bopeep Jn - Battle - Robertsbridge - Etchingham - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Petts Wood Jn - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Bellingham - Catford - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - New Kew Jn - Kew East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Canal Wharf - Dudding Hill Jn - Brent Curve Jn - Hendon - St Albans City - Luton - Bedford - Wellingborough - Kettering - Corby - Manton Jn - Oakham - Melton Mowbray - Syston East Jn - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Syston South Jn - Syston North Jn - Sileby Jn - Loughborough South Jn - Hotchley Hill - Ruddington Station Jn - Ruddington Fields
as listed Ruddington Fields - Ruddington Station Jn - Hotchley Hill - Loughborough South Jn - Sileby Jn - Syston North Jn - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Market Harborough - Kettering - (reverse of outward route) - Voltaire Road Jn (1) - Brixton? - Herne Hill? - Penge East? - Beckenham Junction? (1) - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Otford Jn - Bat & Ball - Sevenoaks - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes
(1) John Clifford comments:
At Ruddington the miniature railways were running and there were open top bus trips around the local area. On the return we were delayed between the Midland Main Line and the Hounslow loop for reasons I did not discover. At New Kew Jn we were held for the 18.13 Weybridge - Waterloo stopper to proceed which meant a late arrival at Clapham Junction, where I left the tour. I understand that the return leg ran via Penge East rather than Catford and made up some time.

Source : John Clifford (joined the outward leg at Bromley South, returned to Clapham Junction)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 06.37d [P4] ?   22.10a [P3] ?
St Leonards Warrior Square 06.40a ~ 06.42d [P1] ?   22.04a ~ 22.07d [P2] ?
Bopeep Jn SB 06/44 ?   22/02 ?
Battle 06.52a ~ 06.55d ?   21.50a ~ 21.53d ?
Mountfield Tunnel 07/00 ?   21/46 ?
Robertsbridge 07/02 ?   21/43 ?
Etchingham 07.06a ~ 07.09d ?   21.38a ~ 21.40d ?
Wadhurst Tunnel South 07/17 ?   21/31 ?
Wadhurst 07/20 ?   21/29 ?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 07/25 ?   21/21 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 07.27a ~ 07.30d [P1] ?   21.15a ~ 21.19d [P2] ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 07/32 ?   21/12 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 07/36 ?   21/07 ?
Tonbridge 07.38a ~ 07.44d [P1] ?   21.02a ~ 21.05d [P3] ?
Sevenoaks 07/55 [P1] ?   20/53 [P3] ?
Orpington 08/03 [P2] [UF] ?   - -
Petts Wood Jn 08/05 [UFV] ?   - -
Bat & Ball - -   ? ?
Otford Jn - -   20/42 ?
Swanley - -   20/29 ?
St Mary Cray Jn - -   20/22 ?
Bickley Jn 08/06 [UF] ?   20/21 [DF] ?
Bromley South 08.10a ~ 08.12d [P1] 08.10 ~ 08.12 [P1] [UF]   20.15a ~ 20.17d [P4] ?
Shortlands Jn 08/14 08/14   20/13 [DS] ?
Bellingham 08/17 08/17 [P1]   20/09 DIV?
Nunhead 08/21 [P1] 08/20 [P1]   20/01 [P2] DIV?
Crofton Road Jn 08/25 [AL] 08/22 [AL]   19/59 DIV?
Denmark Hill 08/26 [P1] 08/24 [P1] [AL]   19/52 [P2] DIV?
Beckenham Junction - -   DIV? ?
Penge East - -   DIV? ?
Herne Hill - -   DIV? ?
Brixton - -   DIV? ?
Voltaire Road Jn 08/30 08/29 [AL]   19/47 ?
Factory Jn 08/32 08/29 [AL]   19/42 [AL] ?
Longhedge Jn 08/35 08/31   19/40 ?
Clapham Junction 08.39a ~ 08.41d [P5] [DF] 08.39 ~ 08.41 [P5] [DF]   19.34a ~ 19.36d [P3] 19.50 ~ 19.52 [P3]
Barnes 08/47 [P3] 08/47 [P3]   19/29 [P1] [US] 19/41 [P1] [US]
New Kew Jn 08/52 08/52   19/23 19.28 ~ 19.31
Kew East Jn 08/53 08/54   19/21 19/26
South Acton Jn 08/55 08/55   19/19 19/24
Acton Wells Jn 08/58 09/00   19/15 19.18 ~ 19.18
Acton Canal Wharf 09/01 09/01   19/12 19/17
Dudding Hill Jn 09/08 09/08   19/06 19.04 ~ 19.07
Brent Curve Jn 09/11 [DHL] 09/11 [DHL]   19/03 19/01
Hendon 09/15 [DHL] 09/14 [DHL]   18/57 [UHL] 18/58 [UHL]
Silkstream Jn 09/20 [DS] 09/18 [DS]   18/52 [UHL] 18/54 [UHL]
Radlett Jn 09/27 09/27 [DS]   18/45 18/45 [US]
St Albans City 09/33 [P2] 09/32 [P2] [DS]   18/39 [P1] 18/39 [P1]
Harpenden Jn 09/38 09/37 [DS]   18/33 [US] 18/34 [US]
Luton 09/45 [P3] 09/43 [P3] [DS]   18/23 [P4] 18/28 [P4] [UF]
Leagrave Jn 09/48 [DS] 09/48 [DS]   18/20 [UF] 18/25 [UF]
Flitwick 09/57 [P2] 09/55 [P2] [DS]   18/13 [P3] 18/18 [P3] [UF]
Bedford South Jn 10/07 [DF] 10/04 [DF]   18/04 18/09 [UF]
Bedford 10/08 [P4] [DF] 10/06 [P4] [DF]   18/03 [UF] 18/08 [UF]
Bedford North Jn 10/10 10/09 [DF]   18/01 [UF] 17.58 ~ 18.05 [UF]
Sharnbrook Jn 10/16 10/15 [DF]   17/49 [SL] 17/47 [SL]
Wellingborough 10/25 [P1] 10/24 [P1] [DF]   17/40 [P2] 17/38 [P2]
Kettering South Jn 10/32 [SL] 10.30 ~ 10.30 [SL]   ? ?
Kettering 10/34 [P2] 10/34 [P2] [SL]   17/33 [P2] 17/32 [P2]
Kettering North Jn 10/36 10/36   ? ?
Corby 10/42 10/43   - -
Manton Jn 11/02 11/00   - -
Oakham 11/07 [ML] 11/05 [ML]   - -
Langham Jn 11/08 11/06   - -
Ashwell 11/10 11/08   - -
Whissendine 11/13 11/10   - -
Melton Mowbray 11/19 11/16 [P2]   - -
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 11/22 11/20   - -
Syston East Jn 11/36 11.26 ~ 11.27   - -
Syston South Jn 11/37 [SL] 11/30 [FL]   - -
Market Harborough - -   17/22 17/22 [P2]
Wigston North Jn - -   17/10 17/09
Leicester 11.43a ~ 11.53d [P4] [SL] 11.40 ~ 11.53 [P4] [FL]   16.55a ~ 17.03d [P4] [FL] 16.39 ~ 17.03 [P4] [UF]
Syston South Jn 12/01 12/01 [SL]   16/46 16/30 [UF]
Sileby Jn 12/05 12/05 [DS]   16/36 16/24 [US]
Loughborough South Jn 12/11 12/11   16/30 [US] 16.15 ~ 16.16 [US]
Hotchley Hill 12.50 ~ ??.?? 12.39 ~ 12.41   15.?? ~ 15.50 15/49
Ruddington Station Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 12.55 ~ 13.00   ??.?? ~ ??.?? 15.32 ~ 15.38
Ruddington Fields ??.??a 13.05   15.25d 15.27


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z30 : (1001) : St Leonards Depot to Hastings
5Z31 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards Depot

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 06.15d   22.42a
Bopeep Jn 06/18   22/36
Hastings 06.24a [P4]   22.30d [P3]


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