11th April 1971

Southern Electric Group
Man of Kent '71 Rail Tour

Loco Used E5005
Stock used 4TC no. 427

Route : 1Z24 throughout

Loco Route
E5005 London Victoria - main line (1) - Brixton - Herne Hill - Penge East - Bromley South - Orpington - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Headcorn - Ashford (for visit to Ashford steam centre & Rovenden) - Canterbury West - Minster - Deal - Kearsney Loop Junc. - Deal Junc. - Canterbury East - Faversham - Sittingbourne (for visit to Sittingbourne & Kemsley Railway) - Gillingham - Sole Street - Swanley - Chislehurst - Lewisham - Nunhead - Cambria Junc. - Brixton - Factory Jn - Stewarts Lane - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Had been booked via Stewarts Lane.

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Photo Review


1st class - From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.


2nd class - From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Victoria 10.02d 10.32
1.37 Stewarts Lane 10/06 DIV
3.16 Brixton 10/10 10/38
3.79 Cambria Jn 10/11 DIV
5.76 Nunhead 10/14 DIV
- Herne Hill DIV 10/39
- Beckenham Junction DIV 10/46
11.12 Shortlands Jn 10/21 FL 10/47
13.48 Bickley Jn 10/24 10/50
14/41 Petts Wood Jn 10/25 FL 10/51
16.01 Orpington 10/27 10/53
24.24 Sevenoaks 10/39 11/01
31.59 Tonbridge 10/46 11/10
37.02 Paddock Wood 10/51 11/17
58.25 Ashford 11.11a ~ 15.56d 11.33 ~ 15.56
72.44 Canterbury West 16/12 16/13
84.01 Minster 16/25 16/25
88.72 Sandwich 16/32 16/33
93.02 Deal 16/38 16/37
100.70 Kearnsey Loop Jn 16/52 16/48
101.16 Deal Jn 16/54 16/49
105.64 Shepherds Well 17/01 16/53
115.59 Canterbury East 17/15 17/04
125.47 Faversham 17/30 17/15
132.67 Sittingbourne 17.40a ~ 19.57d 17.24 ~ 19.57
143.21 Chatham 20/07 20/09
144.24 Rochester Bridge Jn 20/10 20.12a ~ 20.13d
150.53 Sole Street 20/18 20/21
160.13 Swanley 20/27 SL 20/30
164.27 St Mary Cray Jn 20/32 20.35a ~ 20.36
165.18 Chislehurst 20/35 SL 20/39
169.22 Hither Green 20/40 20/44
170.24 Parks Bridge Jn 20/41 20/47
170.43 Lewisham 20/43 20/48
172.28 Nunhead 20/49 20/51
174.34 Cambria Jn 20/54 20/55
175.08 Brixton 20/55 SL 20/56
176.67 Stewarts Lane 21/00 21/00
177.24 Victoria 21.04a 21.04


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