20th February 1993

Branch Line Society
The Thames & Chiltern Rambler

DMU Used 51377+59487+51335

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Bishops Stortford - Harlow - (via Broxbourne Up Goods Line) - Tottenham Hale - Copper Mill Jn - Stratford HL - Channelsea Jn - Stratford Freightliner Terminal (2)
as listed Stratford Freightliner Terminal - Lea Jn - Dalston - (via Goods Line) - Camden Road Jn - Camden Jn - West London Jn - South West Sidings - Ealing Broadway - West Ealing - Greenford East Jn - Park Royal GF - Guinness Branch (to second crossing)
as listed Guinness Branch - Park Royal GF - South Ruislip - West Ruislip Down Siding
as listed West Ruislip Down Siding - West Ruislip LUL Limit
as listed West Ruislip LUL Limit - West Ruislip Down Siding
as listed West Ruislip Down Siding - West Ruislip
as listed West Ruislip - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Aylesbury - Grendon Underwood GF
as listed Grendon Underwood GF - Akeman Street
as listed Akeman Street - Kemira Siding (3)
as listed Kemira Siding - Akeman Street
as listed Akeman Street - Grendon Underwood GF - Claydon LNE Jn
as listed Claydon LNE Jn - Bicester - Oxford - Foxhall Jn - Didcot Power Station Stone Loop - Foxhall Jn - Didcot Parkway - Reading - Ealing Broadway - Acton West Jn - (via Up Goods Line) - Acton East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Gospel Oak - Dalston - Channelsea Jn- Stratford HL - Copper Mill Jn - Tottenham Hale - Broxbourne - Bishops Stortford

Notes :
(1) Was originally listed as having run on 28th February 1993 and named as 'The Thames & Chiltern Wanderer', both in error.
(2) Almost to end of line at Stratford FLT.
(3) Section from Akeman Street to Kemira Siding (UK Fertilisres) was 'on the day bonus track'.

Sources : Paul Griffin (on the train throughout), Chris Wall & Kevin Driscoll

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll)

Location Booked (Actual)
Bishops Stortford [P3] 08.15d (08.15)
Harlow 08/24
Broxbourne Signal BN2 08/32
Broxbourne Up Goods Loop 08/38
Broxbourne Signal BN26 08/39
Cheshunt 08/43
Tottenham Hale 08.51a ~ 08.52d
Copper Mill Jn 08/55
Stratford 09/05
Channelsea Jn 09/06
Stratford FLT 09.10 ~ 09.35
Lea Jn 09/38
Dalston 09/45
Camden Road Jn 09/52
Camden Jn 09/55
West London Jn 09/59
South West Sidings 10*02 ~ 10*09
Acton Wells Jn 10/12
Ealing Broadway 10.19a ~ 10.21d
(10.27 ~ 10.??)
West Ealing 10/24
Greenford East Jn 10/32
Park Royal GF 10.36 ~ 10.37
Park Royal Guinness 10.39 ~ 10.42
Park Royal GF 10.44 ~ 10.45
Greenford East Jn 10/49
South Ruislip 10.56a ~ 11.02d
West Ruislip 11/06
West Ruislip Down Siding 11.09 ~ 11.12
West Ruislip LUL Limit 11.22 ~ 11.25
West Ruislip Down Siding 11.35 ~ 11.38
West Ruislip 11.41a ~ 11.44d
Gerrards Cross 11/50
High Wycombe 12/01
Princes Risborough 12/14
Aylesbury 12/28
Grendon Underwood GF 12.46 ~ 12.49
Akeman Street 13.00a ~
UKF Depot (3)
Akeman Street ~ 13.04d
Grendon Underwood GF 13.15 ~ 13.17
Claydon LNE Jn 13.24 ~ 13.27
Bicester Town 13*43 ~ 13*50
Oxford North Jn 14/00
Oxford 14.17a ~ 14.19d
Didcot North Jn 14/29
Foxhall Jn 14/31
Didcot Power Station (Flyash Loop) 14/41
Foxhall Jn 14/51
Didcot Parkway 14c53a ~ 14c55d
Reading 15.20a ~ 16.05d
(15.45 ~ 16.05)
Twyford 16/11
Maidenhead 16/19
Slough 16/29
Southall 16/39
Ealing Broadway 16.47a ~ 16.49d
Acton Wells Jn 16/56
Willesden Junction High Level 17/03
Gospel Oak 17/14
Camden Road Jn 17/17
Dalston 17/26
Lea Jn 17/33
Temple Mills East Jn 17/36
Copper Mill Jn 17/41
Tottenham Hale 17.42a ~ 17.43d
Cheshunt 17/54
Broxbourne 17/59
Harlow 18/04
Bishops Stortford 18.15a (18.15)


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