22nd April 1961

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

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