8th April 1972

Railway Correspondence and Travel Society
Brighton Belle Commemorative

EMU Used "5BEL" no. 3053

Route :

EMU Route
3053 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Brentford Central - Staines Central - Chertsey - Byfleet Junc. - Woking - Guildford - Haslemere - Havant - Portsmouth Harbour
3053 Portsmouth Harbour - Havant - Chichester - Barnham
3053 Barnham - Bognor Regis
3053 Bognor Regis - Barnham - Littlehampton
3053 Littlehampton - Arundel - Pulborough - Horsham - Crawley - Three Bridges
3053 Three Bridges - Haywards Heath - Plumpton - Lewes - Polegate - Eastbourne
3053 Eastbourne - Bexhill Central - Hastings - Ore
3053 Ore - Hastings - Bexhill Central - Eastbourne
3053 Eastbourne - Polegate - Lewes
3053 Lewes (- Newhaven Town - Seaford
3053 Seaford - Newhaven Harbour
3053 Newhaven Harbour - Newhaven Harbour (Quayside platform) (1)
3053 Newhaven Harbour (Quayside platform) (1) - Newhaven Town - Lewes - Falmer - Brighton
3053 Brighton - Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - Quarry line - East Croydon - Selhurst - Clapham Junction - Battersea Park - London Victoria 

Notes :
(1) Booked route omitted the Quayside branch.
(2) This tour was an exact repeat of the one which ran one week earlier.


From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Waterloo 10.10d 10.10
Queens Road 10/14 10/14
Point Pleasant Jn 10/18 10/18
Barnes 10/21 10/20
Hounslow 10/30 10/30
Feltham Jn 10/32 10/32
Staines Central 10/40 10/38
Virginia Water 10/47 10/45
Addlestone Jn 10/55 10/52
Byfleet Jn 10/58 10/54
Woking Jn 11/03 11/02
Guildford 11/12 11/09
Haslemere 11/30 11.30a ~ 11.37d
Petersfield 11/46 11/48
Havant 12/01 12/01
Portcreek Jn 12/07 12/06
Porstmouth & Southsea (HL) 12/13 12/11
Portsmouth Harbour 12.17a ~ 12.23d 12.13 ~ 12.23
Porstmouth & Southsea (HL) 12/26 12/25
Portcreek Jn 12/31 12/30
Havant 12/36 12/35
Chichester 12/50 12/52
Barnham 12.58a ~ 13.04d 13.01 ~ 13.07
Bognor Regis 13.11a ~ 13.31d 13.13 ~ 13.31
Barnham 13/36 13/37
Ford 13/40 13/41
Littlehampton 13.44a ~ 13.49d 13.45 ~ 13.50
Arundel Jn 13/53 13/55
Arundel 13/55 13/57
Pulborough 14/05 14/08
Christs Hospital 14.16a ~ 14.24d 14.18 ~ 14.25
Horsham 14/28 14/29
Three Bridges 14.40a ~ 14.48d 14.40 ~ 14.48
Balcombe Tunnel 'Box 14/42 14/52
Haywards Heath 14/58 14/58
Keymer Jn 15/02 15/02
Lewes 15/14 15.13a ~ 15.13d
Southerham Jn 15/17 15/17
Polegate 15/29 15/28
Eastbourne 15.35a ~ 16.07d 15.33 ~ 16.10
Hampden Park 16/10 16/13
Pevensey 16/15 16/17
Bexhill Central 16/23 16/23
Bopeep Jn 16/27 16/26
Hastings 16/31 16/29
Ore 16.33a ~ 16.43d 16.31 ~ 16.43
Hastings 16/47 16/47
Bopeep Jn 16/50 16/51
Bexhill Central 16/55 16/55
Pevensey 17/06 17/01
Hampden Park 17/11 17/09
Eastbourne 17.14a ~ 17.18d 17.13 ~ 17.27
Hampden Park 17/21 17/30
Polegate 17/24 17/34
Southerham Jn 17/36 17/51
Lewes 17.41a ~ 17.45d 17.54 ~ 17.55
Southerham Jn 17/48 17/57
Seaford 18.00a ~ 18.10d 18.09 ~ 18.14
Newhaven Harbour 18.15a 18.18a ~ 18.21d
Newhaven Quayside - 18.22a ~ 18.30d
Newhaven Harbour 18.28d 18/31
Southerham Jn 18/36 18/38
Lewes 18/38 18/41
Brighton 18.51a ~ 19.21d 18.52 ~ 19.22
Keymer Jn 19/32 19/33
Haywards Heath 19/35 19/36
Balcombe Tunnel 'Box 19/41 19/41
Three Bridges 19/44 19/43
Earlswood 19/51 19/50
Coulsdon North 19/58 19/58
Windmill Bridge Jn 20/03 20/04
Streatham Jn 20/07 20/07
Balham Jn 20/09 20/09
Victoria 20.16a 20.16d


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