3rd September 1983

Bluebell Railway
Ardingley 100

DMU Used 3-car set L582

Route : (5 round trips made)

DMU Route
as listed Haywards Heath - Copyhold Jn - Ardingley
as listed Ardingley - Copyhold Jn - Haywards Heath

Notes :
(1) The trips were made to mark the centenary of the opening of the railway between Haywards Heath and Horsted Keynes in 1883. Services ceased on 28th October 1963. There was no alighting at Ardingley. Fare was 2 - or a package fare of 3 which included a bus link from Haywards Heath to Sheffield Park and a 3rd class return to Horsted Keynes on the Bluebell Railway.

Source : Alan Osborn (travelled on 11.55 departure)

Photo Review
(all photos: Andy Prime)


View from set L582 during the journey.


Haywards Heath.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Alan Osborn)

Train 1

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)

Haywards Heath 10.55d ??.??a
Ardingley ??.??a ??.??d

Train 2

Location

Booked

Actual  

Booked

Actual
Haywards Heath 11.55d 11.55   12.20a 12.17
Ardingley 12.05d 12.03 [MP 0]   12.10d 12.11

Train 3

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)

Haywards Heath 12.55d ??.??a
Ardingley ??.??a ??.??d

Train 4

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)

Haywards Heath 13.55d ??.??a
Ardingley ??.??a ??.??d

Train 5

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)

Haywards Heath 14.55d ??.??a
Ardingley ??.??a ??.??d


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