29th March 1980

Fakenham & Dereham Railway Society
West Norfolk Freight Lines

DMU's Used 51270+56447 & 56448+51298

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Ely - Denver Jn (1) - Downham Market
as listed Downham Market - Denver Jn - Abbey
as listed Abbey - Denver Jn - Downham Market - Lynn Harbour Jn - Fisons Freight Spur (2)
as listed Fisons Freight Spur - Lynn Harbour Jn - South Lynn Freight Spur (3)
as listed South Lynn Freight Spur - Lynn Harbour Jn - Kings Lynn Goods Jn - Kings Lynn Dock Branch (4)
as listed Kings Lynn Dock Branch - Kings Lynn Goods Jn
as listed Kings Lynn Goods Jn - Kings Lynn
as listed Kings Lynn - Kings Lynn Goods Jn
as listed Kings Lynn Goods Jn - Dereham Branch Jn
as listed Dereham Branch Jn - Middleton Towers
as listed Middleton Towers - Dereham Branch Jn
as listed Dereham Branch Jn - Kings Lynn Goods Jn - Downham Market - Ely

Notes :
(1) The booked reversal point was Denver Jn.
(2) Visits to South Lynn/ Fisons reversed on the day; reversal at Loading Hopper on Fisons Freight Spur.
(3) To Beet Sidings gate (BR limit).
(4) To John Kennedy Road Level Crossing (BR limit).

Sources : Andy Pullar, Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby)

Location Booked Actual
Ely 10.20d 10.29
Downham Market ? 11.04 ~ 11.08
Denver Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 11.12 ~ 11.13
Abbey 11.25 ~ 11.40 11.44 ~ 11.48
Lynn Harbour Branch Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 12/41
South Lynn 13.00 ~ 13.15 DIV
Fisons Freight Spur 13.22 ~ 13.32 13.11 ~ 13.23
Lynn Harbour Branch Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 13/27
South Lynn Freight Spur DIV 13.31 ~ 13.43
Lynn Harbour Branch Jn ? 13/48
Kings Lynn Dock Branch 13.45 ~ 14.45 13.58 ~ ??.??
Kings Lynn Goods Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? ?
Kings Lynn 14.55a ~ 15.35d 15.00 ~ 15.35
Kings Lynn Goods Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 15.38 ~ 15.38
Dereham Branch Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 15.39 ~ 15.41
Middleton Towers 15.57 ~ 16.13 15.51 ~ 16.21
Dereham Branch Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 16.30 ~ 16.36
Kings Lynn Goods Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? DIV
Kings Lynn 16.35a ~ 16.55d DIV
Ely 17.33a 17.20


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