20th August 1988

Templecombe Station Promotion Group
Sussex Wanderer

Loco Used 33112 'Templecombe'
Stock Used 4TC sets 8021 & 8027

Route :

Loco Route
33112 Templecombe - Gillingham - Salisbury - Tunnel Jn - Dean - Romsey - Eastleigh - Botley - Fareham - Cosham - Havant - Chichester - Arundel Jn - Worthing - Hove - Preston Park - Keymer Jn - Haywards Heath - Ardingley
33112 Ardingley - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Lewes - Southerham Jn - Newhaven Harbour - Seaford
33112 Seaford - Newhaven Harbour - Southerham Jn - Lewes
33112 Lewes - Southerham Jn - Polegate - Eastbourne
33112 Eastbourne - ??? - Salisbury - Gillingham - Templecombe

Notes :
(1) Tour allowed for a visit to the Bluebell Railway, travel on the line being by service train.
(2) Itinerary carried the following comments: "Due to a late change of plan by British Rail the TSPG regret that the 'Sussex Wanderer' will not be able to visit the Lavant branch line. BR has stated that the track is not up to the required standard for passenger trains. However we will still be visiting the Ardingly goods line which is understood to be the 'better and rarer option' out of the two freight lines".
(3) Route confirmation required. Scanned itinerary provided did not include timings beyond Eastbourne but it is assumed the train returned to Templecombe.

Sources : Tony Hillman & Guy Vincent

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Tony Hillman)

Miles Location Booked
0 Templecombe 08.28d
7 Gillingham 08/35
16 Tisbury 08/46
16 Tisbury Loop 08.48 ~ 08.52
25 Wilton South 09/01
26 Wilton Jn 09/02
28 Salisbury 09.05a ~ 09.08d
29 Tunnel Jn 09/11
38 Dean 09/20
45 Romsey 09/26
52 Eastleigh 09.45a ~ 09.47d
58 Botley 09/55
63 Fareham 10/03
69 Cosham 10/10
70 Farlington Jn 10/14
73 Havant 10c20
83 Chichester 10/31
89 Barnham 10/38
92 Arundel Jn 10/43
100 Worthing 10/54
109 Hove 11/13
111 Preston Park 11/20
119 Keymer Jn 11/29
123 Haywards Heath 11.33 ~ 11.45
125 Ardingly 11.45 ~ 11.50d
127 Haywards Heath 12.00 ~ 12.10
130 Keymer Jn 12/14
139 Lewes 12/25
141 Southerham Jn 12/28
146 Newhaven Harbour 12/35
149 Seaford 12.40a ~ 12.53d
151 Newhaven Harbour 12/58
156 Southerham Jn 13/05
158 Lewes 13.08 ~ 13.15
159 Southerham Jn 13/18
170 Polegate 13/35
172 Hampden Park 13/39
174 Eastbourne 13.42a


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