17th December 2016

Hastings Diesels Ltd
Olympia Express

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

Route :
1Z89 : Hastings to Kensington Olympia
1Z91 : Kensington Olympia to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - Bopeep Jn - Battle - Robertsbridge - Etchingham - Wadhurst - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Bellingham - Catford - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia
as listed Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Kent House - Beckenham Junction - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Otford Jn - Bat & Ball - Sevenoaks - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes:
(1) This charter train ran in conjunction with a visit to the London International Horse Show at Kensington Olympia.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 08.31d [P2] 08.31   20.40a [P2] 20.44
St Leonards Warrior Square 08/33 ?   20/37 ?
Bopeep Jn SB 08/36 08/35   20/35 20/40
Battle 08.47a ~ 08.50d [P1] 08.44 ~ 08.50   20.24a ~ 20.26d [P2] 20.30 ~ ?
Mountfield Tunnel 08/55 08/55   20/20 20/24
Robertsbridge 08.57a ~ 09.00d [P1] 08.58 ~ 09.01   20.14a ~ 20.16d [P2] 20.17 ~ 20.20
Etchingham 09.04a ~ 09.07d [P1] 09.04 ~ ?   20.08a ~ 20.10d [P2] ? ~ 20.14
Wadhurst Tunnel South 09/15 ?   20/02 ?
Wadhurst 09.18a ~ 09.21d 09.21 ~ 09.23   19.58a ~ 20.00d 20.00 ~ 20.02
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 09/26 ?   19/52 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 09.28a ~ 09.31d [P2] 09.30 ~ 09.31   19.48a ~ 19.50d [P2] 19.48 ~ 19.50
Wells Tunnel Jn 09/33 ?   19/45 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 09/39 ?   19/40 ?
Tonbridge 09.42a ~ 09.44d [P2] 09.46 ~ 09.49   19.34a ~ 19.38d [P3] 19.36 ~ 19.38
Sevenoaks 09/55 [P1] 10/01   19/23 [P3] 19/24
Orpington 10/04 [P2] 10/09   - -
Petts Wood Jn 10/07 10/12   - -
Bat & Ball - -   19/17 ?
Otford Jn - -   19/12 19/15
Swanley - -   18/59 [P2] 19/03
St Mary Cray Jn - -   18/52 18/55
Bickley Jn 10/08 10/12   18/51 18/54
Bromley South 10/12 10/14   18/46 [P3] 18/49
Shortlands Jn 10/16 10/16   18/43 18/46
Bellingham 10/19 10/18   - -
Catford 10/22 ?   - -
Nunhead 10/31 [P1] 10/25   - -
Crofton Road Jn 10/37 10/35   - -
Denmark Hill 10/39 [P1] 10/37   - -
Beckenham Junction - -   18/39 [P3] 18/40
Kent House - -   18*32 ~ 18*36 ?
Herne Hill - -   18/23 [P3] 18/25
Brixton - -   18/20 18/20
Voltaire Road Jn 10/44 10/43   18/18 18/17
Factory Jn 10/46 ?   18/16 ?
Longhedge Jn 10/51 ?   18/14 ?
Latchmere Jn 10/54 10/51   18/11 18/14
Kensington Olympia 11.00a [P2] 10.58   18.05d [P2] 18.08


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z89 : (1001) : St Leonards T&RSMD to Hastings
5Z92 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards T&RSMD

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
St Leonards T&RSMD 08.09d 21.05a
Bopeep Jn SB 08/13 21/00
Hastings 08.17a [P2] 20.54d [P2]

5Z90 : (1001) : Kensington Olympia to Beckenham Junction
(reported as cancelled between Acton Lane Reception Sidings and Beckenham Junction)

Location Booked
Kensington Olympia 11.07d [P2]
North Pole Jn 11/11
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/12
Willesden West London Jn 11/13
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 11.17 ~ 11.22
Willesden West London Jn 11/26
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/27
North Pole Jn 11/28
Kensington Olympia 11/31 [P3]
Latchmere Jn 11/40
Longhedge Jn 11/43
Factory Jn 11/46
Voltaire Road Jn 11.48 ~ 11.49
Brixton 11/52
Cambria Jn 11/54
Denmark Hill 11/56
Crofton Road Jn 11/57
Nunhead 12/01
Lewisham 12/10
Ladywell Jn 12/14
New Beckenham 12/22
Beckenham Junction 12.25a [P4]

5Z91 : (1001) : Acton Lane Reception Sidings to Kensington Olympia

Location Revised
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 17.40d
Willesden West London Jn 17/45
Mitre Bridge Jn 17/52
North Pole Jn 17/53
Kensington Olympia 18.00a [P2]


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