21st September 1996

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Quantock DEMU

DEMU Used 1001 (formed: 60118 'Tunbridge Wells'+60501+70262+60529+60000 'Hastings')

Route : 
1Z81 : Hastings to Minehead
1Z82 : Minehead to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - Bopeep Jn - Battle - Robertsbridge - Etchingham - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Beckenham Junction - Herne Hill - Brixton - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Chippenham - Thingley Jn - Melksham - Bradford Jn - Trowbridge - Westbury - Fairwood Jn - Clink Road Jn - Frome - Blatchbridge Jn - Castle Cary - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Norton Fitzwarren - Bishops Lydeard - Crowcombe Heathfield - Williton - Blue Anchor - Minehead
as listed Minehead - (reverse of outward route) - Blatchbridge Jn - Clink Road Jn - Fairwood Jn - Westbury (1) - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes:
(1) The return leg was diverted via Chippenham and Swindon, due to a road vehicle striking a railway bridge near Heywood Road.

Source : Mark Herriott (on the tour from/to Tonbridge)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 05.56d 05.56   22.29a 22.31
Bopeep Jn SB 06/02 ?   22/24 ?
Battle 06.11a ~ 06.12d ?   22.15a ~ 22.16d ?
Mountfield 06/17 ?   22/10 ?
Robertsbridge 06/20 06/18   ? ?
Etchingham 06.24a ~ 06.25d ?   22.01a ~ 22.02d ?
Wadhurst 06/38 06/35   21/50 21/58
Tunbridge Wells Central 06.45a ~ 06.47d 06.42 ~ 06.46   21.42a ~ 21.43d 21.50 ~ 21.51
Wells Tunnel Jn 06/49 ?   21/40 ?
High Brooms 06/53 ?   21/36 ?
Tonbridge 06.55a ~ 06.56d 06.55 ~ 06.56   21.33a ~ 21.34d 21.40 ~ 21.41
Sevenoaks 07.07a ~ 07.08d 07.08 ~ 07.09   21.23a ~ 21.24d 21.30 ~ 21.31
Orpington 07.18a ~ 07.18d 07.18 ~ 07.19   21.13a ~ 21.13d 21.19 ~ 21.20
Petts Wood Jn 07/19 07/20   21/11 21/16
Bickley Jn 07/20 07/28   21/10 21/15
Bromley South 07.23a ~ 07.25d 07.32 ~ 07.33   21.05a ~ 21.06d 21.12 ~ 21.13
Shortlands Jn 07/27 ?   21/01 21/08
Beckenham Junction 07/29 07/36   20/59 21/07
Herne Hill 07/34 07/41   20/49 21/01
Brixton 07/36 07/42   20/47 20/59
Voltaire Road Jn 07/40 07/43   20/46 20/57
Factory Jn 07/41 07/44   20/45 ?
Longhedge Jn 07/43 07/46   20/43 ?
Latchmere Jn 07/45 07/47   20/41 20/52
Kensington Olympia 07.50a ~ 07.53d 07.54 ~ 07.55   20.34a ~ 20.36d 20.48 ~ 20.49
North Pole Jn 07/58 07/59   ? ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/59 08/00   20/27 ?
Willesden West London Jn 08/01 08/03   20/25 20/39
Willesden SW Sidings ? ?   20/24 ?
Acton Wells Jn 08/04 08/05   20/22 ?
Acton Main Line 08/07 08/11   20/19 20/37
Acton West 08/09 ?   20/17 ?
Southall 08/15 08/16   20/11 20/25
Heathrow Airport Jn 08/18 08/18   20/09 ?
Slough 08/26 08/25   20/01 20/15
Maidenhead 08/33 08/31   19/54 20/07
Twyford 08/46 08/37   19/48 19/59
Reading 08.52 ~ 08.54 08.45 ~ 08.54   19.34 ~ 19.42 19.49 ~ 19.53
Didcot Parkway 09/11 09/11   DIV 19/29
Uffington 09/22 09/21   DIV ?
Swindon 09/35 09/32   DIV 19/06
Wootton Bassett Jn 09/40 09/36   DIV 19/01
Chippenham 09/49 09/44   DIV 18/51
Thingley Jn 09/51 09/47   DIV 18/48
Melksham ? ?   DIV ?
Bradford Jn 10/03 10/02   DIV 18/35
Trowbridge ? ?   DIV 18/31
Southcote Jn - -   19/31 DIV
Newbury - -   18.51 ~ 19.14 DIV
Bedwyn - -   18/37 DIV
Woodborough - -   18/27 DIV
Lavington - -   18/19 DIV
Heywood Road Jn - -   18/13 DIV
Westbury 10.13 ~ 10.30 10.09 ~ 10.30   18.03 ~ 18.10 18.21 ~ 18.22
Fairwood Jn 10/33 10/33   18/00 18/18
Clink Road Jn 10/37 10/38   17/57 18/16
Frome 10p40 ~ 11p02 10.40 ~ 11.02   - -
Blatchbridge Jn 11/06 11/07   17/55 18/14
Castle Cary 11/20 11/19   17/45 17/53
Cogload Jn 11/40 11/42   17/27 17/40
Taunton 11c46 ~ 11c48 11.47 ~ 11.48   17c20 ~ 17c22 17.18 ~ 17.34
Norton Fitzwarren 11.53 ~ 11.55 11.53 ~ 11.58   17.10 ~ 17.12 17.05 ~ 17.16
Bishops Lydeard 12.10a ~ 12.40d 12.10 ~ ?   16.40a ~ 16.55d 16.45 ~ 16.47
Crowcombe Heathfield 12.50 ~ 13.17 12.50 ~ 13.24   ? ?
Williton ? ?   ? ?
Blue Anchor ? ?   ? ?
Dunster 13/40 13/57   ? ?
Minehead 14.00a 14.07   15.45d 15.45


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z81 : (1001) : St Leonards Depot to Hastings
5Z82 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards Depot

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 05.40d   22.43a
Bopeep Jn 05/46   22/39
Hastings 05.50a   22.35d


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