24th January 1970

M.&G.N.J.R.S.
The Essex Coast Express

EMU Used AM9 no. 627

Route : 1G70 throughout

EMU Route
as listed London Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green - Hackney Downs - (1) Tottenham Hale - (1) Cheshunt - Broxbourne - Bishops Stortford
as listed Bishops Stortford - Broxbourne - Cheshunt (2) - Seven Sisters - Bury Street Jn - (2) Hackney Downs - Bethnal Green - London Liverpool Street
as listed London Liverpool Street - Stratford - Forest Gate Jn - Woodgrange Park - Barking - Upminster - Ockendon - Grays - Tilbury West Jn - Tilbury East Jn - Pitsea - Southend Central - Shoeburyness
as listed Shoeburyness - Southend Central - Pitsea - Tilbury Riverside
as listed Tilbury Riverside - West Thurrock Jn - Rainham - Barking - Stepney East - London Fenchurch Street
as listed London Fenchurch Street - Gas Factory Jn - Bow Jn - Stratford - Shenfield - Chelmsford - Marks Tey - Colchester - Hythe - Clacton
as listed Clacton - Hythe - St Botolphs
as listed St Botolphs - Colcehster - (via GEML) - London Liverpool Street

Notes :
(1) Booked route was via Seven Sisters.
(2) Booked route was via Tottenham Hale.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Liverpool Street 10.32d ML 10.36
1.11 Bethnal Green 10/35 FL 10/40
2.78 Hackney Downs 10/39 10/43
5.49 Seven Sisters 10/43 DIV
9.28 Bury Street 10/49 DIV
? Tottneham Hale DIV 10/48
14.42 Cheshunt 10/56 10/56
17.48 Broxbourne 11/00 11/00
31.07 Bishops Stortford (up platform) 11.15a ~ 11.30d 11.14 ~ 11.28
to reverse to up platform via country end crossover.
44.26

Broxbourne

11/43

11/41

47.32 Cheshunt 11/46 11/44
55.33 Tottenham Hale 11/54 DIV
? Seven Sisters DIV 11/59
58.36 Hackney Downs 11/59 FL 12/06
Fast Line to Bethnal Green Jn, Suburban Line to Liverpool Street
60.23 Bethnal Green 12/02 12/10
61.34 Liverpool Street [P5] 12.05a ~ 12.14d ML 12.12 ~ 12.16
65.37 Stratford 12/21 12/23
67.17 Forest Gate Jn 12/25 12/26
67.56 Woodgrange Park 12/26 12/27
69.26 Barking 12.30a ~ 12.31d 12.30 ~ 12.31
77.00 Upminster 12/40 12/40
80.27 Ockendon 12.45a ~ 12.48d 12.47 ~ 12.57
83.72 West Thurrock 12/54 12/58
86.77 Tilbury West Jn 12/58 13/03
87.21 Tilbury East Jn 12/59 13/04
97.23 Pitsea 13.11a ~ 13.17d 13.18 ~ 13.20
106.37 Southend Central 13/27 13/32
110.13 Shoeburyness 13.33a ~ 13.48d 13.37 ~ 13.49
113.69 Southend Central 13/54 13/53
123.03 Pitsea 14/04 14/04
133.37 Tilbury Riverside 14.16a ~ 14.30d 14.18 ~ 14.30
136.74 West Thurrock Jn 14/35 14/41
143.26 Rainham 14/42 14/48
148.30 Barking 14/47 14/57
154.17 Stepney East 14/55 FL 15.05a ~ 15.06d
155.75 Fenchurch Street [P4] 15.00a ~ 15.25d 15.10 ~ 15.25
157.53 Stepney East 15/29 FL ?
158.47 Gas Factory Jn 15/31 15/30
159.18 Bow Jn 15/34 15/34
160.31 Stratford 15.39a ~ 15.40d 15.41 ~ 15.42

Electric Line to Stratford (country end) then ML to Shenfield

176.42 Shenfield 15/56 16/06
186.08 Chelmsford 16/04 16/15
194.74 Witham 16/11 16/21
202.78 Marks Tey 16/18 16/27
208.01 Colchester 16/24 16/31
209.78 Hythe 16/26 16/34
221.34 Thorpe-le-Soken 16/40 16/46
226.04 Clacton 16.47a ~ 17.14d 16.53 ~ 17.17
230.54 Thorpe-le-Soken 17/20 17/24
242.10 Hythe 17/33 17/36
243.12 St Botolphs 17.35a ~ 17.50d 17.38 ~ 17.49
245.34 Colchester 17/56 ML 17/54
250.37 Marks Tey 18/00 17/59
258.41 Witham 18/06 18/05
267.27 Chelmsford 18/13 18/11
276.73 Shenfield 18/21 18/22
293.04 Stratford 18/39 18/37
297.07 Liverpool Street [P14] 18.46a 18.43


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