30th September 2017

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Alpine Sunset

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

Route : 
1Z30 : Hastings to Alresford
1Z31 : Alresford to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - St Leonards Warrior Square - Bopeep Jn - Battle - Robertsbridge - Etchingham - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Godstone - Redhill - Reigate - Gomshall - Shalford - Guildford - Ash - Aldershot South Jn - Aldershot - Farnham - Alton - Medstead & Four Marks - Ropley - Alresford
as listed Alresford - Ropley - Medstead & Four Marks - Alton - Farnham - Aldershot - Ash Vale - Frimley - Ascot - Wokingham - Earley - Reading - Earley - Wokingham - Blackwater - Farnborough North - North Camp - Aldershot South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Source : John Clifford (on the tour from/to Guildford)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 07.36d [P3] ?   20.40a [P2] ?
St Leonards Warrior Square 07.39a ~ 07.41d [P1] ?   20.35a ~ 20.37d [P2] ?
Bopeep Jn SB 07/43 ?   20/33 ?
Battle 07.51a ~ 07.54d ?   20.21a ~ 20.24d ?
Mountfield Tunnel 07/59 ?   20/17 ?
Robertsbridge 08/01 ?   20/14 ?
Etchingham 08.05a ~ 08.08d ?   20.06a ~ 20.10d ?
Wadhurst Tunnel South 08/16 ?   19/59 ?
Wadhurst 08/19 ?   19/57 ?
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 08/24 ?   19/50 ?
Tunbridge Wells Central 08.26a ~ 08.29d [P1] ?   19.45a ~ 19.48d [P2] ?
Wells Tunnel Jn 08/31 ?   19/42 ?
Somerhill Tunnel 08/35 ?   19/37 ?
Tonbridge 08.42a ~ 08.44d [P2] ?   19.25a ~ 19.35d [P1] ?
Godstone 09/02 ?   19/11 ?
Redhill 09.20a ~ 09.25d [P2] ?   18.57a ~ 19.03d [P1] ?
Reigate 09/29 ?   18/54 ?
Gomshall 09/41 ?   18/43 ?
Shalford 09/47 ?   18/35 ?
Shalford Jn 09/49 ?   18/33 ?
Guildford 09.52a ~ 09.55d [P8] 09.52 ~ 09.55 [P8]   18.28a ~ 18.30d [P4] 18.31 ~ 18.33 [P4]
Ash 10/04 10/02 [P2]   18/20 18/22 [P1]
Aldershot South Jn 10/05 10/08   18/18 18/21

 

Location Booked Actual
Aldershot North Jn 10/08 10/09
Aldershot 10/11 10/13 [P2]
Farnham 10/20 [P2] 10/19 [P2]
Farnham Sig.WK445 10.22 ~ 10.26 10.23 ~ 10.27
Bentley 10/34 [P2] 10/33 [P2]
Alton 10.41a ~ 11.15d [P2] 10.43 ~ 11.15 [P2]
Medstead & Four Marks 11/28 11/32 [P2]
Ropley 11/37 11/42 [P2]
Alresford 11.45a ~ 15.30d 11.50 [P2] ~ 15.30 [P2]
Ropley 15/36 15/37 [P2]
Medstead & Four Marks 15/45 15/46 [P1]
Alton Loop ? 15.57 ~ 16.08
Alton 16.10a ~ 16.32d [P2] 16.10 ~ 16.32 [P2]
Bentley 16/39 [P1] 16/38 [P1]
Farnham 16/44 [P1] 16/42 [P1]
Aldershot 16/50 [P1] 16/46 [P1]
Aldershot North Jn 16/52 16/48
Ash Vale 16/54 16/50 [P1]
Frimley Jn 16/58 16/54
Ascot 17.12a ~ 17.26d [P1] 17.10 ~ 17.26 [P1]
Wokingham 17/37 [P2] 17/37 [P2]
Earley 17/42 17/45
Reading Spur Jn 17/45 17/48
Reading 17.47a ~ 17.54d [P4] 17.50 ~ 17.58 [P4]
Reading Spur Jn 17/56 18/00
Earley 17/59 18/03
Wokingham 18/04 [P1] 18/08 [P1]
Blackwater 18/11 18/15 [P1]
North Camp 18/16 18/20 [P1]

Timings continue in first table.

Associated Workings on Mid Hants Railway

?Z?? : (1001) : Alresford to Alton
?Z?? : (1001) : Alton to Alresford

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Alresford 12.40d 12.41   14.16a  
Ropley 12.48a ~ 12.50d      14.06a ~ 14.08d  
Medstead & Four Marks 13.00a ~ 13.05d     13.55a ~ 13.56d  
Alton 13.18a     13.42d 13.42

Also working on the Mid Hants Railway were 'Schools' class 925 'Cheltenham' and 2H DEMU 1125.


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 07.10d   21.05a
Bopeep Jn 07/14   21/00
Hastings 07.18a [P3]   20.54d [P2]


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