22nd April 1961

The Bluebell Railway Preservation Society
Bluebell Special - No.2

Locos Used 32418, 32479, 32503 & 32564

Route :

Locos Route
32418 + 32503

(13.00) Brighton - Steyning - Horsham - Three Bridges (1)

32564 + 32503

Three Bridges - East Grinstead (High Level)

32564 + 32503 East Grinstead (High Level) - Oxted
32564 + 32503 Oxted - Edenbridge Town (?) - Eridge - Heathfield - Polegate
32564 + 32479 Polegate - Lewes - Haywards Heath - Horsted Keynes
32564 + 32479 (19.35) Horsted Keynes - Haywards Heath - Brighton

Notes :
(1) 32418 removed at Three Bridges owing to running a hot 'box. Photographic evidence exists that 32564 & 32503 were running top-n-tail for at least some of the trip (over non-electrified route).

Sources : John Clifford, Trevor Machell & Andrew Fairholm

Timings (Booked Only)

Miles Location Booked
0 Brighton 13.00d
34 Three bridges 14.15a ~ 14.20d
42 East grinstead (H.L.) 14.45a ~ 14.50d
52 Oxted 15.08a ~ 15.20d
88 Polegate 16.34a ~ 16.46d
99 Lewes East Sidings 17.04a ~ 17.12d
116 Horsted Keynes (B.R.) 17.41a
- Horsted Keynes (Bluebell Halt) 18.20d
- Sheffield Park 18.35a ~ 19.05d
- Horsted Keynes (Bluebell Halt) 19.23a
116 Horsted Keynes (B.R.) 19.35d
134 Brighton 20.06a


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