16th April 1958

Ian Allan
(Locospotters' Excursion to Ashford Works and the R.H. & D.R.)

Postponed from 10/04/1958 to this date for reason(s) unknown but appears to have swapped with the tour to Swindon & Eastleigh Works which was first advertised to run on 16th April but in the event ran on (at least) 10th April.

Traction Used ?????

Route :

Traction Route
????? London Victoria - Ashford - Appledore - Lydd Town - (New) Romney Jn - New Romney
????? New Romney - Dungeness - New Romney - Hythe
????? Hythe - New Romney
????? New Romney - (New) Romney Jn - Lydd Town - Appledore
????? Appledore - Rye - Hastings - Polegate - Lewes - Haywards Heath - London Bridge - London Charing Cross

Notes :
(1) Route & traction confirmation required. This train was originally advertised to run on 10th April 1958. The train on the RH&DR was a special according to the pre-tour advertising.

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : John Debens

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked
Victoria 09.20d
Ashford Works 10.48a ~ 13.22d
New Romney ??.??a ~ ??.??d
Charing Cross 20.09a

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