26th March 1977

Railway Correspondence and Travel Society
North & East Kent Rail Tour

DEMU Used 3D No. 1312

Route : 2Z40 throughout

DEMU Route
1312 Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Grove Park - Lee Spur - Sidcup - Crayford Spur - Woolwich Arsenal - Charlton - Angerstein Wharf (Horns Lane Bridge)
1312 Angerstein Wharf (Horns Lane Bridge) - Charlton - Woolwich Arsenal - Slade Green - Dartford - Gravesend Central - Hoo Jn - Grain
1312 Grain - Signal D12 (near Cliffe) (1)
1312 Signal D12 (near Cliffe) - Cliffe Sidings
1312 Cliffe Sidings - Hoo Jn
1312 Hoo Jn - Strood - Gillingham  - Gillingham "B" Box
1312 Gillingham "B" Box - Chatham Dockyard (Bridge 729)
1312 Chatham Dockyard (Bridge 729) - Gillingham "B" Box
1312 Gillingham "B" Box - Gillingham - Strood
1312 Strood - Maidstone West - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge

Notes :
(1) After leaving signal D12 the booked route was via Hoo Junc. to get into Cliffe sidings but the tour reversed at the signal instead.

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Photo Review


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Tonbridge 09.50d 09.50
Sevenoaks 10/01 10/03
Orpington 10/11 10/11
Chislehurst 10/14 10/14
Grove Park 10.18a ~ 10.23d 10.17 ~ 10.21
Lee 10/29 10/26
Sidcup 10/34 10.33a ~ 10.33d
Crayford Spur "B" 10/39 10/38
Crayford Sour "A" 10/40 10/40
Crayford Creek Jn 10/42 10/41
Slade Green 10/43 10/42
Woolwich Arsenal 10/50 10/51
Charlton 10/54 10.54a ~ 10.55d
Angerstein Jn 10.58a ~ 11.00d 10.57 ~ 11.03
Angerstein Wharf (Horns Lane Bridge) 11.07a ~ 11.17d 11.10 ~ 11.18
Angerstein Jn 11.25a ~ 11.27d 11.24 ~ 11.25
Charlton 11.29a ~ 11.30d 11/27
Woolwich Arsenal 11/33 11/30
Crayford Creek Jn 11/43 11/41
Dartford Jn 11/45 11/43
Dartford 11.46a ~ 11.47d 11.45 ~ 11.45
Gravesend Central 11/57 11/57
Hoo Jn 12.02a ~ 12.05d 12.02 ~ 12.03
Signal D12 12.12a ~ 12.17d 12.08 ~ 12.10
Grain 12.41a ~ 12.51d 12.36 ~ 12.50
Signal D12 13.20a ~ 12.25d 13.16 ~ 13.22
Hoo Jn 13.33a ~ 13.37d DIV
Cliffe (Marinex Siding) 13.47a ~ 13.56d 13.28 ~ 13.49
Hoo Jn 14.12a ~ 14.16d 14.04 ~ 14.16
Strood 14.22a ~ 14.24d 14.13 ~ 14.14
Rochester Bridge Jn 14/26 14/16
Gillingham 14.34a ~ 15.14d 14.29 ~ 15.15
Chatham Dockyard (bridge 729) 15.30a ~ 15.40d 15.22 ~ 15.36
Gillingham 16.06a ~ 16.08d 15.58 ~ 16.02
Rochester Bridge Jn 16/14 16/09
Strood 16.16a ~ 16.26d 16.10 ~ 16.14
Maidstone West 16/42 16/36
Paddock Wood 17/02 17/01
Tonbridge 17.09a 17.10


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