3rd December 1983

S.E.G.
The Wenceslas Wanderer

Loco/Units Used 73108 & 73140
4REP 3008 & 4TC 433

Route :

Loco/Unit Route
REP/TC Charing Cross - Chislehurst - Swanley - Rochester - Sheerness
REP/TC Sheerness - Sittingbourne - Canterbury East - Dover Western Docks
REP/TC Dover Western Docks - Folkestone East
73140 + REP/TC (2) Folkestone East - Folkestone Harbour
73108 + REP/TC (3) Folkestone Harbour - Folkestone East
REP/TC Folkestone East - Dover Priory - Sandwich - Minster - Canterbury West - Ashford - Maidstone East - Swanley
REP/TC Swanley - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Maidstone West - Strood - Dartford - Lewisham - Charing Cross

Notes :
(1) Was originally uploaded with a running date of 31/12/83, in error.
(2) 73108 on rear.
(3) 73140 on rear.
(4) Andy Pullar adds : There was a break at Sittingbourne where a train was provided on the Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway between Sittingbourne and Kemsley Down and return. The loco used was 0-6-2T Superb. My notes suggest that this train was banked to the top of the elevated section from Sittingbourne by a Hunslet 0-4-0 diesel.

Sources : Nigel Rollings (on the train throughout) & Andy Pular

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nigel Rollings)

Location Booked
Charing Cross 08.15d FL
Waterloo East 08.18d
Metropolitan Jn 08/20
London Bridge 08/22
Spa Road 08/24
North Kent East Jn 08/26
New Cross 08/26
Parks Bridge Jn 08/28 FL
Hither Green 08/29
Grove Park 08/32 SL
Chislehurst 08/35 CL
Swanley 08/41
Sole Street 08/50
Rochester bridge Jn 08/56
Gillingham 09c03a
Western Jn 09/13
Middle Jn 09/14
Swale 09/26
Queenborough 09/30
Sheerness 09.34a ~ 09.45d
Queenborough 09/49
Middle Jn 09/58
Eastern Jn 09/59
Sittingbourne 10.01a ~ 12.01d
Faversham 12/09
Canterbury East 12p20a ~ 12p30d
Shepherdswell 12/40
Buckland Jn 12/45
Dover Priory 12/46
Dover Western Docks 12.51a ~ 13.05d
Folkestone East 13.15a ~ 13.25d
Folkestone Harbour 13L30a ~ 13L45d
Folkestone East 13L50a ~ 14L00d
Dover Priory 14/10
Buckland Jn 14/12
Deal 14/25
Sandwich 14/31
Minster 14/38
Canterbury West 14/51
Ashford 15c11a
Lenham 15/23
Maidstone East 15/35
Borough Green 15/48
Otford Jn 15/53
Swanley 16.03a ~ 16.12d FL
Otford Jn 16/21
Sevenoaks 16/26
Tonbridge 16/33
Paddock Wood 16/39
Yalding 16/48
Maidstone West 16/58
Strood 17/14
Gravesend 17/23
Dartford 17.32a
Dartford Jn 17/33
Crayford Creek Jn 17/35
Eltham Well Hall 17/44
Blackheath 17/48
Lewisham 17/52 RVL
New Cross 17/55
North Kent East Jn 17/56 UPV
Spa Road 17/58 UPV
London Bridge 18/00 UPV
Metropolitan Jn 18/02 FL
Waterloo East 18.05a
Charing Cross 18.07a


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