30th December 1993

Network SouthCentral / F.S.S. Railtours
Steam on the Brighton Line

Locos Used 47712 & steam: 75069

Route :
1Z20 : Victoria to Brighton
1Z21 : Brighton to Victoria

Loco(s) Route
75069 (1) London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Pouparts Jn - Clapham Junction - Streatham Common - Selhurst - East Croydon - Stoats Nest Jn - Coulsdon South - Redhill - Earlswood - Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Brighton
75069 Brighton - (reverse of outward route) - Earlswood - (via Quarry Line) - Stoats Nest Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Banked from Victoria to Grosvenor Bridge by 47712.
(2) The outward run was badly delayed due to flooding caused by heavy rain and a delay occurred on the return between Keymer Jn and Haywards Heath due to the same.

Sources : Pete Drury (on outward leg throughout) & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Pete Drury & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked (out)   Booked Actual
Victoria 16.00d   21.25a 21.35
Stewarts Lane Jn 16/05   21/19 ?
Longhedge Jn 16/08   21/16 21/28
Pouparts Jn 16/14   21/13 21/27
Clapham Junction 16/16   21/11 21/25
Balham 16/20   21/06 21/22
Streatham Common 16/23   ? ?
Selhurst 16/26   ? ?
Windmill Bridge Jn 16/29   20/59 ?
East Croydon 16/30   20/58 21/14
Stoats Nest Jn 16/26   20/51 21/10 [FL]
Redhill 16/47   - [QL] -
Earlswood 16/51   20/41 21/02 [QL]
Gatwick Airport 16/57   20/34 20/57
Three Bridges 17/01   20/30 20/54
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 17/05   20/27 20/52 [FL]
Haywards Heath 17/12   20/17 20/44
Keymer Jn 17/16   20/13 ?
Brighton 17.30a   19.58d 20.21d


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