23rd July 2016

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Weybourne Wanderer

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

Route : 
1Z81 : Hastings to Holt
1Z82 : Holt 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 - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Kensal Green Jn - Gospel Oak - Camden Road Jn - Westbourne Road Jn - Navarino Road Jn - Lea Jn - Channelsea Jn - Stratford - Ilford - Chelmsford - Colchester - Manningtree - Ipswich - Stowmarket - Diss - Norwich - Hoveton & Wroxham - North Walsham - Cromer - Sheringham - Weybourne - Holt
as listed Holt - Weybourne - Sheringham - Cromer - North Walsham - Hoveton & Wroxham - Norwich - Wymondham - Thetford - Ely - Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Royston - Letchworth - Hitchin - Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Beckenham Junction - Shortlands Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes
(1) John Clifford comments:
On the outward run we should have been held at Ipswich for the 09.30 Liverpool Street - Norwich to pass us. It was slightly late so we were held at East Suffolk Jn and followed it to Norwich. The stop at Wroxham was to let the 11.44 Sheringham - Norwich pass and at Cromer we were due to wait for the 12.47 Sheringham - Norwich to pass. However I subsequently discovered that its down working (11.45 Norwich - Sheringham) was behind us and was terminating at Cromer with the 12.47 starting from there.After a break the journey resumed back to Hastings. At Cromer we found that there was still some late running on the branch. We waited for the 15.45 Norwich - Sheringham before resuming 11 minutes late. At Norwich we were let out in front of the 17.35 Norwich - Cambridge. A signal check at Ely North Jn and another one just outside Cambridge caused more delays. However, we left Cambridge before the 18.54 Cambridge - Kings Cross stopper and by omitting the Royston stop made up some time. We were booked on the up slow line from Digswell Jn and were due to be immediately behind the 19.33 Welwyn Garden City - Moorgate. As we were still late we didn’t catch up the 19.33 until after Potters Bar. I left the train at Kensington Olympia which was reached slightly early.

Sources : John Clifford (joined the outward leg at Bromley South, returned to Kensington Olympia) & Neil Greenwood

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 06.10d [P2] 06.09   23.10a [P4] 23.09
St Leonards Warrior Square 06.12a ~ 06.14d [P1] ?   23.05a ~ 23.07d [P2] ?
Bopeep Jn SB 06/16 06/17   23/02 23/02
Battle 06.25a ~ 06.27d 06.26 ~ 06.27   22.50a ~ 22.52d 22.51 ~ 22.52
Mountfield Tunnel 06/33 06/32   22/45 22/46
Robertsbridge 06/34˝ 06/36   22/43 22/43
Etchingham 06.37a ~ 06.39d ?   22.38a ~ 22.40d ?
Wadhurst Tunnel South 06/49 ?   22/31 ?
Wadhurst 06/50 06/50   22/26 22/30
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 06/55 ?   22/19 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 06.57a ~ 06.59d [P1] 06.56 ~ 06.58   22.15a ~ 22.17d [P2] 22.20 ~ 22.23
Wells Tunnel Jn 07/01 ?   22/14 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 07/05 ?   22/09 ?
Tonbridge 07.11a ~ 07.13d [P2] 07.11 ~ 07.13   22.04a ~ 22.06d [P3]  22.08 ~ 22.11
Sevenoaks 07/25 [P1] 07/25   21*50 ~ 21*53 [P3] 21/59
Orpington 07/35 [P2] [UF] 07/32   21/39 [P3] 21/44
Petts Wood Jn 07/37 [UFV] 07/34   21/36 [DF] 21/41
Bickley Jn 07/39 [UF] 07/35   21/35 [DFV] 21/40
Bromley South 07.42a ~ 07.44d [P1] 07.39 ~ 07.44 [P1] [UF]   21.31a ~ 21.33d [P2] 21.32 ~ 21.36
Shortlands Jn 07/46 07/46˝   21/29 [DF] 21/29
Bellingham 07/49 07/49 [P1]   - -
Catford 07/50 ?   - -
Nunhead 07/52˝ [P1] 07/53˝ [P1]   - -
Crofton Road Jn 07/55˝ 07/55˝ [AL]   - -
Denmark Hill 07/57 [P1] [AL] 07/57 [P1] [AL]   - -
Beckenham Junction - -   21/27˝ [P3] 21/25
Herne Hill - -   21/22 [P3] 21/18
Brixton - -   21/20 21/17
Shepherds Lane Jn 07/59˝ ?   21/19 ?
Clapham High Street 08/00˝ [P1] 08/01 [P1] [AL]   21/17˝ ?
Voltaire Road Jn 08/01 [RVL] 08/01˝ [AL]   21/17 21/09
Factory Jn 08/02 08/02   21/16 [AL] 21/08
Longhedge Jn 08/05 08/04˝   21/12 ?
Latchmere Jn 08/08 08/07   21/09 21/06
Kensington Olympia 08.15a ~ 08.17d [P2] 08.14 ~ 08.16˝ [P2]   21.00a ~ 21.03d [P3] 20.58 ~ 21.00 [P3]
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/21˝ 08/22   20/53 20/51˝
Willesden High Level Jn 08*24 ~ 08*29 08.23 ~ 08.27˝   20/51 20/49˝
Willesden Junction HL 08/29 [P4] 08/29 [P4]   20/50˝ [P5] 20/49 [P5]
Kensal Green Jn 08/31 08/30   20/48˝ 20/47
Gospel Oak 08/45 [P2] 08/42˝ [P2]   20/35 [P1] 20/33 [P1]
Camden Road Jn 08/49˝ 08/47˝   20/29 20/29˝

 

Location Booked Actual
Camden Road East Jn 08/51˝ [NL] 08/48˝ [NL]
Westbourne Road Jn 08*55 ~ 09*04 08.52 ~ 09.01
Canonbury West Jn 09/06˝ 09/05
Navarino Road Jn 09/10˝ 09/10
Lea Jn 09/16 09/16
Channelsea Jn 09/18 [NLL] 09/18
Stratford 09*21 ~ 09*27 [P10a] [DM] 09.20 ~ 09.25 [P10a] [DM]
Forest Gate Jn 09/30 [DM] 09/33 [DM]
Ilford 09/31˝ [P2] [DM] 09/35 [P2] [DM]
Gidea Park 09/38 [P2] [DM] 09/40˝ [P2] [DM] 
Shenfield 09/46˝ [P3] 09/47˝ [P3]
Chelmsford 09/55˝ [P2] 09/57 [P2]
Witham 10/06 [P3] 10/07˝ [P3]
Marks Tey 10/13˝ [P2] 10/16 [P2]
Colchester 10/19˝ [P2] 10/21 [P2]
Manningtree 10/27 [P3] 10/30 [P3]
Halifax Jn 10/35˝ 10/39
Ipswich 10*38 ~ 10*47 [P4] [DUL] 10.42 ~ 10.43˝ [P3] [DUL]
East Suffolk Jn 10/50 10.47 ~ 10.53˝
Europa Jn 10/50˝ 10/56˝
Stowmarket 11/00˝ [P2] 11/07 [P2]
Haughley Jn 11/03 11/11
Diss 11/14˝ 11/25 [P1]
Trowse Jn 11/40 11/43˝
Trowse Swing Bridge Jn 11/41 [D] 11/44˝ [D]
Thorpe Jn 11/42˝ [W] 11/45˝ [W]
Norwich 11.44a ~ 12.01d [P3b] 11.47 ~ 12.01˝ [P3b]
Thorpe Jn 12/02 12/03
Whitlingham Jn 12/05 12/06
Hoveton & Wroxham 12/15˝ 12.18 ~ 12.27
North Walsham 12/33˝ 12/38 [P2]
Cromer 12.52a ~ 12.57d [P1] 12.57 ~ 13.04 [P2]
Sheringham 13/04˝ 13.14˝ ~ 13.17˝
Sheringham NNR 13.06a ~ 13.30d 13.20 ~ 13.30˝ [P2]
Weybourne ? 13/40 [P1]
Holt 13.49a ~ 14.17d 13.48 ~ 14.18 [P2]
Weybourne ? 14/26 [P2]
Sheringham NNR 14.36a ~ 16.10d 14.36 ~ 16.13 [P2]
Sheringham 16/12˝ 16/15
Cromer 16.23a ~ 16.34d [P2] 16.24 ~ 16.45 [P2]
North Walsham 16/52 17/03˝ [P1]
Hoveton & Wroxham 17/01 17.12˝ ~ 17.13
Whitlingham Jn 17/11˝ 17/23˝
Thorpe Jn 17/15 [C] 17/27 [C]
Norwich 17.16a ~ 17.21d [P1] [W] 17.29 ~ 17.34 [P1] [W]
Thorpe Jn 17/22 [C] 17/36 [C]
Trowse Swing Bridge Jn 17/22˝ [DUL] 17/37 [DUL]
Trowse Jn 17/23˝ 17/38
Wymondham 17/31˝ 17/48 [P2]
Attleborough 17/37 17/54 [P2]
Thetford 17/50 18/07˝ [P2]
Brandon 17/56˝ 18/14 [P2]
Ely North Jn 18/14 [UL] 18/33 [UL]
Ely 18/16˝ [P2] 18/37 [P2]
Ely Dock Jn 18/18 18/38
Coldham Lane Jn 18/31˝ 18/51˝
Cambridge 18/34 18.59˝ ~ 19.00˝ [UM]
Shepreth Branch Jn 18/39 19/06
Royston 18*53 ~ 19*02 [P2] 19/17 [P1]
Letchworth 19/16 19/27˝ [P1]
Hitchin 19/20 [P1] [US] 19/30 [P1] [US]
Stevenage 19/25 [P1] 19/36 [P1] [US]
Woolmer Green Jn 19/31 19/39
Digswell Jn 19/33 [US] 19/43 [US]
Welwyn Garden City 19/37 [P2] 19/45 [P2] [US]
Potters Bar 19/51 [P1] 19/52 [P1] [US]
Alexandra Palace 20/06 [P2] [US] 20/04˝ [P2] [SL1]
Finsbury Park 20.14a ~ 20.15d [P1] 20.12 ~ 20.13˝ [P1] [SL1]
Copenhagen Jn 20/21 20/18˝
York Way North Jn 20/22 20/19
Camden Road Central Jn 20/24 20.21 ~ 20.26˝

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z80 : (1001) : St Leonards Depot to Hastings
5Z83 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards Depot

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 05.45d   23.25a
Bopeep Jn 05/48   2319
Hastings 05.54a [P2]   23.15d [P4]


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