5th September 1992

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The
Wool Witch

Traction Used ???

Route :

Traction Route
???? London Charing Cross - London Bridge - North Kent East Jn - Greenwich - Charlton - Crayford Creek Jn - Dartford Jn - Dartford - Gravesend - Strood - Gillingham - Sittingbourne - Herne Bay - Margate - Sandwich - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford
???? Ashford - Ore - Hastings - Bopeep Jn - Hampden Park - Eastbourne
???? Eastbourne - Southerham Jn - Lewes - Brighton
???? Brighton - Preston Park
???? Preston Park - Hove - Worthing - Arundel Jn - Barnham - Chichester - Havant - Cosham - Fareham - St Denys - Southampton - Redbridge - Brockenhurst - Bournemouth - Poole - Dorchester Jn - Weymouth
???? Weymouth - Dorchester Jn - Maiden Newton - Yeovil Pen Mill (1) - Castle Cary - (via Frome station avoiding line) - Fairwood Jn - Westbury
???? Westbury - Warminster - (1) Salisbury - Andover - Basingstoke - Surbiton - Wimbledon - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) Booked route was:
Yeovil Pen Mill - Yeovil Junction (reverse) - Templecombe - Salisbury, then as booked. Reason for the diversion is not specified.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked
0.00 Charing Cross 08.07d
1.31 Metropolitan Jn 08/11
1.70 London Bridge 08/13
2.71 Spa Road Jn 08/15
4.25 North Kent East Jn 08/17
5.36 Greenwich 08/20
7.44 Charlton 08/24
9.32 Woolwich Arsenal 08/28
15.66 Crayford Creek Jn 08/36
17.05 Dartford Jn 08/38
17.32 Dartford 08.39a ~ 08.41d
24.15 Gravesend 08/51
31.31 Strood 09/01
34.48 Gillingham 09/10
43.32 Sittingbourne 09/18
50.50 Faversham 09/26
61.31 Herne Bay 09/37
72.42 Margate 09/48
77.74 Ramsgate 09/57
86.21 Sandwich 10/08
90.31 Deal 10/13
94.60 Martin Mill 10/18
98.60 Buckland Jn 10/24
99.51 Dover Priory 10/26
107.04 Folkestone Central 10/37
120.68 Ashford 10.57a ~ 11.17d
129.29 Appledore 11/29
136.13 Rye 11/39
146.21 Ore 11/54
147.13 Hastings 11c57 ~ 11c58
148.57 Bopeep Jn 12/02
158.46 Pevensey & Westham 12/14
160.52 Hampden Park 12/19
162.50 Eastbourne 12.23a ~ 12.30d
167.01 Polegate 12/37
177.29 Southerham Jn 12/48
178.46 Lewes 12/51
186.43 Brighton 13.06a ~ 13.26d
187.71 Preston Park 13.30a ~ 13.40d
189.26 Hove 13/44
198.37 Worthing 13/54
206.72 Arundel Jn 14/09
210.20 Barnham 14/16
216.42 Chichester 14/26
225.32 Havant 14/44
228.29 Farlington Jn 14/49
228.75 Cosham Jn 14/52
235.17 Fareham 15/01
247.64 St Denys 15/19
248.69 Northam Jn 15/21
249.73 Southampton 15c24 ~ 15c26
252.44 Redbridge 15/30
263.40 Brockenhurst 15/45
278.56 Bournemouth 16/04
281.25 Branksome 16/09
284.36 Poole 16/18
291.44 Wareham 16/27
300.78 Moreton 16/35
306.44 Dorchester South 16/43
306.69 Dorchester Jn 16/44
313.38 Weymouth 17.07a ~ 18.07d
320.07 Dorchester Jn 18/17
320.38 Dorchester West 18/18
328.09 Maiden Newton 18x28 ~ 18x35
340.79 Yeovil Pen Mill 18.53a ~ 19.10d
342.58 Yeovil Junction 19.17a ~ 19.30d
347.22 Sherborne 19/36
353.24 Templecombe 19/43
360.03 Gillingham 19/49
379.01 Wilton South 20/07
379.69 Wilton Jn 20/08
381.63 Salisbury 20c11 ~ 20c13
382.70 Tunnel Jn 20/16
399.07 Andover 20/32
415.05 Worting Jn 20/47
417.45 Basingstoke 20/50
440.44 Woking Jn 21/11
440.79 Woking 21.12a ~ 21.13d
451.79 Hampton Court Jn 21/24
453.23 Surbiton 21/25
455.44 New Malden 21/27
458.07 Wimbledon 21/30
461.32 Clapham Junction 21/38
465.26 Waterloo 21.52a

John Broderick calculated the actual distance due to the diversion to be 456m 1ch.


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