7th November 2015

UK Railtours
(in conjunction with High Speed Southeastern)
Operation Javelin

EMUs Used 395014 'The Victoria Cross' & 395015 'Live On' (formed 39146+39145+39144+39143+39142+39141, 39151+39152+39153+39154+39155+39156)

Route :
1Z61 : London Victoria to Folkestone East
1Z62 : Folkestone East to Hastings
1Z63 : Hastings to Eastbourne
1Z64 : Eastbourne to Hastings
1Z65 : Hastings to Ashford International
1Z66 : Ashford International to London Cannon Street

EMUs Route
395015 + 395014 London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Cambria Jn - Demark Hill - Nunhead - Catford - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Otford - (2) - Maidstone East - Charing - Ashford International - Folkestone Central - Folkestone East Train Road
395014 + 395015 Folkestone East Train Road - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - Headcorn - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge
395015 + 395014 Tonbridge - Tunbridge Wells - Wadhurst - Robertsbridge - Hastings
395014 + 395015 Hastings - Bexhill - Willingdon Jn - Eastbourne
395015 + 395014 Eastbourne - Willingdon Jn - Bexhill - Hastings
395014 + 395015 Hastings - Robertsbridge - Wadhurst - Tunbridge Wells - Tonbridge
395015 + 395014 Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford International
395014 + 395015 Ashford International - Charing - Maidstone East - Otford - Swanley - St Mary Cray Jn - Chislehurst - Grove Park - Hither Green - Parks Bridge Jn - Tanners Hill Jn - New Cross - London Bridge - Metropolitan Jn - London Waterloo East - London Charing Cross
395015 + 395014 London Charing Cross - London Waterloo East - Metropolitan Jn - London Cannon Street

Notes :
(1) All proceeds from this tour were donated to the Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal.. 
(2) Did not run via Borough Green Loop, due to Signalman's error. 

Source : David Lodwick & Mark Herriott (both on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


395014 at Eastbourne (photo Mark Herriott)


395015, with new name, at Eastbourne (photo Mark Herriott)


395015 at Cannon Street at tour's end (photo Mark Herriott)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.30d [P1] [FL] 08.30
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/32 [FL] ?
Voltaire Road Jn 08/34 08/35
Brixton 08/36 08/38
Cambria Jn 08/38 ?
Denmark Hill 08/39 [P4] 08/40
Crofton Road Jn 08/39 08/41
Nunhead 08/41 [P2] 08/43
Catford 08/45 ?
Bellingham 08/47 08/48
Shortlands Jn 08/51 [DCF] 08/55
Bromley South 08/55 08/57
Bickley Jn 09/00 [DCF] 09/05
St Mary Cray Jn 09/01 [DCF] 09/07
Swanley 09/05 [P2] 09/12
Otford Jn 09/13 09/21
Borough Green Loop 09/18 [DPL] DIV
Maidstone East 09/35 09/40
Charing 09/47 ?
Ashford International 09*56 ~ 10*01 [DM] 10/06
Saltwood Jn 10/10 ?
Folkestone Central 10/16 ?
Folkestone East 10/18 ?
Folkestone East Train Road 10.23a ~ 10.35d [TR3] 10.26 ~ 10.29
Folkestone East 10/37 ?
Folkestone Central 10/38 10/31
Saltwood Jn 10/41 10/36
Ashford International 10/54 [UM] 10/54
Headcorn 11/03 [UGL] 11/02
Paddock Wood 11/18 11/12
Tonbridge 11.25a ~ 11.37d [P1] 11.37 ~ 11.43
Somerhill Tunnel 11/38 ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 11/43 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 11/44 [P2] 11/51
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 11/46 ?
Wadhurst 11*54 ~ 12*02 11.59 ~ 12.00
Wadhurst Tunnel South 12/04 ?
Robertsbridge 12/11 12/09
Mountfield Tunnel 12/15 ?
Bopeep Jn SB 12/25 12/25
Hastings 12.30a ~ 12.44d [P2] 12.30 ~ ? [P2]
Bopeep Jn SB 12/48 ?
Bexhill 12/51 [P1] ?
Pevensey & Westerham 12/59 ?
Willingdon Jn 13/02 ?
Eastbourne 13.08a ~ 14.01d [P1] 13.08 ~ 14.01
Willingdon Jn 14/04 14/07
Pevensey & Westerham 14/07 14/10
Bexhill 14/15 [P2] 14/19?
Bopeep Jn SB 14/20 14/23
Hastings 14.29a ~ 14.45d [P2] 14.29 ~ 14.43 [P2]
Bopeep Jn SB 14/49 14/47
Mountfield Tunnel 15/02 14/58
Robertsbridge 15/04 15/01
Wadhurst Tunnel South 15/12 ?
Wadhurst 15/15 15/11
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 15/19 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 15/24 [P1] 15/18
Wells Tunnel Jn 15/25 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 15/34 ?
Tonbridge 15.36a ~ 15.44d [P1] [RM] 15.25 ~ 15.43
Paddock Wood 15/52 15/50
Cranmore Loop 16/01 [DPL] ?
Headcorn 16/03 16/01
Ashford International 16.15a ~16.25d  [P2]  16.11 ~ 16.23
Charing 16/32 ?
Lenham Loop 16/37 [UPL] ?
Maidstone East 16/48 16/47
Otford Loop 17/04 [UGL] ?
Otford Jn 17/11 17/12
Swanley 17/22 [P1] [UCF] 17/26?
St Mary Cray Jn 17/27 [CL] 17/31
Chislehurst 17/45 [UF] 17/34
Grove Park 17/47 [UF] 17/37
Hither Green 17/49 [P1] [UF] 17/39
Parks Bridge Jn 17/50 [UF] 17/43
Tanners Hill Jn 17/54 [UF] ?
New Cross 17/55 [UCX] 17/47
London Bridge 18/00 [P3] 17/52
Metropolitan Jn 18/02 [UF] ?
London Waterloo East 18/04 [D] 17/56
London Charing Cross 18.09a ~ 18.20d [P5] 17.59 ~ 18.20
London Waterloo East 18/22 18/25
Metropolitan Jn 18/24 ?
London Cannon Street 18.27a [P7] 18.29


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