27th May 2017

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Oxford Rover

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

Route : 
1Z19 : Hastings to Oxford
1Z20 : Oxford 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 - Brentford - Hounslow - Feltham - Staines - Virginia Water - Ascot - Wokingham - Reading - Goring & Streatley - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford
as listed Oxford - Woodstock Road Jn - Oxford Parkway - Bicester Village - Gavray Jn - Bicester South Jn - Princes Risborough - High Wycombe - South Ruislip - Greenford West Jn - Greenford South Jn - Drayton Green - West Ealing - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - South Acton Jn - Kew East Jn - Kew New Jn - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Brixton - Herne Hill - Beckenham Junction - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes
(1) John Clifford comments: The tour was running well until we reached the outskirts of Clapham Junction. We were held there for a few minutes and found out that South West Trains were running late due to signal problems. We followed the 09.07 Waterloo to Waterloo via Brentford & Twickenham which caused a further delay. We managed to make up most of the lost time until we were stopped outside Oxford for reasons I did not discover, so arrived a few minutes late. On the return we spent a bit more than the booked time at West Ruislip and were held at Ruislip Gardens Jn, again for reasons I did not discover. The reversal was made at signal WM743 instead of Willesden South West Sidings, so this made up some time although we were held at Acton Wells Jn. There was a stop at Kew New Jn to let the 18.41 Weybridge Waterloo go ahead which we should have preceded.

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

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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 07.37d [P3] 07.37   21.53a [P3] 21.53
St Leonards Warrior Square 07.40a ~ 07.41d [P1] ?   21.47a ~ 21.49d [P2] ?
Bopeep Jn SB 07/43 07/43   21/44 21/44
Battle 07.52a ~ 07.54d 07.52 ~ 07.54   21.32a ~ 21.34d 21.30 ~ ?
Mountfield Tunnel 07/59 07/58   21/27 21/24
Robertsbridge 08/01 08/00   21/24 21/22
Etchingham 08.03a ~ 08.05d 08.03 ~ ?   21.17a ~ 21.20d ? ~ 21.18
Wadhurst Tunnel South 08/12 ?   21/10 ?
Wadhurst 08/15 08/16   21/07 21/06
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 08/19 ?   21/02 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 08.21a ~ 08.23d [P1] 08.22 ~ 08.23   20.57a ~ 20.59d [P2] 20.56 ~ 20.58
Wells Tunnel Jn 08/26 ?   20/54 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 08/30 ?   20/49 ?
Tonbridge 08.32a ~ 08.34d [P2] 08.31 ~ 08.34   20.42a ~ 20.47d [P3] 20.46 ~ 20.47
Sevenoaks 08/42 [P1] 08/46   20/34 [P3] 20/36
Orpington 08/51 [P2] [UF] 08/53   20/26 [P3] 20/27
Petts Wood Jn 08/52 [UFV] 08/55   20/23 [DF] 20/25
Bickley Jn 08/53 [FL] 08/55   20/21 [DFV] 20/24
Bromley South 08.56a ~ 08.57d [P1] 08.58 ~ 08.59 [P1] [UF]   20.17a ~ 20.19d [P2] 20.18 ~ 20.20
Shortlands Jn 08/59 09/02   20/14 [DF] 20/15
Bellingham 09/01 09/04 [P1]   - -
Catford 09/02 ?   - -
Nunhead 09/05 [P1] 09/08 [P1]   - -
Crofton Road Jn 09/07 [AL] 09/10 [AL]   - -
Denmark Hill 09/08 [P3] 09/11 [P1] [AL]   - -
Beckenham Junction - -   20/08 20/07
Kent House - -   20.01 ~ 20.06 [P4] 20/06?
Herne Hill - -   19/54 [P3] 20/01
Brixton - -   19/52 19/59
Voltaire Road Jn 09/14 09/15 [AL]   19/49 19/55
Factory Jn 09/16 09/16 [AL]   19/45 [AL] 19/54
Longhedge Jn 09/20 09/18   19/42 ?
Sig.W135 - 09.19 ~ 09.27   - -
Clapham Junction 09.27a ~ 09.28d [P5] [FL] 09.30 ~ 09.31 [P5] [FL]   19.38a ~ 19.39d [P3] 19.47 ~ 19.50 [P3]
Barnes 09/37 [P3] 09/37 [P3]   19/30 [P1] [US] 19/38 [P1] [US]

 

Location Booked Actual
Brentford 09/43 [P2] 09/49 [P2]
Hounslow 09/51 [P2] 09/56 [P2]
Feltham Jn 09/53 09/59
Feltham 09/55 [P2] 10/02 [P2]
Staines 10/01 [P2] 10/09 [P2]
Virginia Water 10/08 [P2] 10/16 [P2]
Ascot 10/16 [P1] 10/25 [P1]
Wokingham 10.31 ~ 10.31 [P2] 10/37 [P2]
Earley 10/38 10/42 [P1]
Reading Spur Jn 10/40 10/45
Reading Southern Jn 10/41 10/46
Reading 10.43a ~ 10.48d [P15] [DR] 10.48 ~ 10.52 [P15] [DR]
Reading West Jn 10/49 [DR] 10/54 [DR]
Goring & Streatley 10/57 11/02 [P2] [DR]
Didcot East Jn 11/08 11/10 [Avoiding Line]
Didcot North Jn 11/14 11/13
Kennington Jn 11/21 11/22
Sig.OX20 - 11.27 ~ 11.29
Oxford 11.26a [P4] ~ 17.26d [P2] [UR] 11.30 [P4] ~ 17.26 [P2] [UR]
Oxford North Jn 17/28 17/28
Woodstock Road Jn 17/29 17/30
Oxford Parkway 17/32 [P2] 17/32 [P2]
Bicester Village 17/39 [P2] 17/40 [P2]
Gavray Jn 17/41 17/41
Bicester South Jn 17/47 17/42
Haddenham & Thame Parkway 17/55 [P2] 17/54 [P2]
Princes Risborough 18/00 [P2] 17/59 [P2]
Saunderton 18/03 18/03 [P1]
High Wycombe 18/08 18/07 [P3]
Gerrards Cross 18/15 [P2] 18/16 [P2]
West Ruislip 18.22 ~ 18.32 [UPL] 18.22 ~ 18.36 [P4] [UPL]
Ruislip Gardens Jn - 18.37 ~ 18.39
South Ruislip 18/39 18/43 [P3]
Greenford West Jn 18/43 18/50
Greenford South Jn 18/44 18/51
Drayton Green 18/49 18/57 [P2]
West Ealing 18/51 [P4] [UR] 18/58 [P4] [UR]
Acton West 18.55 ~ 18.55 [UR] 19/02 [UR]
Acton Main Line 18/56 [UR] 19/03 [P4]
Acton Wells Jn 18/59 19/07
Sig.WM743 - 19.08 ~ 19.15
Willesden SW Sidings 19.01 ~ 19.14 DIV
Acton Wells Jn 19/16 19.16 ~ 19.19
South Acton Jn 19/19 19/25
Kew East Jn 19/21 19/27
Kew New Jn 19/23 19.29 ~ 19.30

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z18 : (1001) : St Leonards Depot to Hastings
5Z21 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards Depot

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 07.17d   22.29a
Bopeep Jn 07/19   22/26
Hastings 07.23a [P3]   22.21d [P3]

5Z19 : (1001) : Oxford to Oxford Down CS
5Z20 : (1001) : Oxford Down CS to Oxford

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
Oxford 11.29d [P4] 11.35d [P4]   17.16a [P2] 17.19 [P2]
Oxford Down Carriage Sidings 11.31a ?   17.14 [DGL] ?


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