21st April 2018

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The West Norfolk Wanderer

DEMU Used 1001 (formed: 60116 'Mountfield'+60529+70262+69337+60501+60118 'Tunbridge Wells')

Route : 
1Z30 : Hastings to Kings Lynn
1Z31 : Kings Lynn to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - St Leonards Warrior Square - Bopeep Jn - Battle - Robertsbridge - Etchingham - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Petts Wood Jn - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Bellingham - Catford - Nunhead - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Kensal Green Jn - Gospel Oak - Junction Road Jn - Upper Holloway - Harringay Park Jn - Harringay - Alexandra Palace - Gordon Hill - Hertford North - Langley Jn - Stevenage - Hitchin - Letchworth - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Ely - Downham Market - Kings Lynn
as listed Kings Lynn - Kings Lynn Sig.KL43
as listed Kings Lynn Sig.KL43 - Kings Lynn T.C.
as listed Kings Lynn T.C. - Middleton Towers
as listed Middleton Towers - Kings Lynn T.C.
as listed Kings Lynn T.C. - Downham Market - (reverse of outward route) - Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Alexandra Place - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Jn - Gospel Oak - Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - (2) Brixton? - Penge East? - Beckenham Junction? (2) - Shortlands Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Notes
(1) John Clifford comments: 
I joined this tour at Bromley South. At Longhedge Jn we were held briefly to let the 08.29 Clapham Junction - Dalston Junction pass. At Willesden High Level Junction there was a further stop to let the 08.15 Stratford - Richmond go across our path. Once away and onto the Hertford Loop we caught up the 08.49 Moorgate - Stevenage after Crews Hill. This also accounted for the signal stop before Hertford North. We were held at Langley South Jn to await the 10.04 Stevenage - Moorgate (the return working of the 08.49 above) which has to run over the down line to Langley South Jn. After the 10.04 had passed we continued, using the new flyover north of Hitchin. There were two stops at Cambridge, one on the through line, the other at Platform 4. Arrival at Kings Lynn was a minute early. 
For the return journey we were booked to make the short journey to Middleton Towers and back which was accomplished without problem. Reversal was made at the former station. Kings Lynn was left early and continued thus but resulted in being held at Ely North Jn, since there was a pick-up stop at Ely. At Downham we passed the 14.44 Kings Cross - Kings Lynn which was running 19 minutes late due to a signal problem between Welwyn North and Knebworth. A signal stop outside Cambridge was made to let the 17.29 Cambridge - Kings Cross leave platform 8, at which we were due to make our call. A pathing stop was due to be made at Royston to let the 16.54 Kings Lynn - Kings Cross pass (the return working of the 14.44 ex Kings Cross mentioned above) but as it was late we made only a brief call and continued. Surprisingly we were put onto the fast line at Hitchin and then onto the slow line at Digswell. A further stop outside Welwyn Garden City allowed the 17.19 Peterborough - Kings Cross go ahead. We were booked to follow the 18.33 Welwyn Garden City - Moorgate so having been allowed into Welwyn Garden City station we sat there and watched as the 18.33 left and then followed it (as booked) to Alexandra Palace. The rest of my return journey was accomplished without problem and I left the train at Kensington Olympia. I understand that the return journey ran via Penge East instead of Catford and that the train reached Hastings 18 minutes early.

(2) Route confirmation required.

Source : John Clifford (joined the outward leg at Bromley South, returned to Kensington Olympia)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 06.36d [P4] 06.35   22.14a [P3] 21.55
St Leonards Warrior Square 06.39a ~ 06.41d [P1] 06.38 ~ 06.40   22.09a ~ 22.11d [P2] 21.52 ~ 21.53
Bopeep Jn SB 06/43 06/42   22/07 21/49
Battle 06.51a ~ 06.54d 06.51 ~ 06.53   21.56a ~ 21.58d 21.39 ~ 21.40
Mountfield Tunnel 06/59 06/58   21/52 21/31
Robertsbridge 07/01 07/00   21/49 21/28
Etchingham 07.05a ~ 07.08d 07.03 ~ ?   21.43a ~ 21.45d 21.24 ~ 21.25
Wadhurst Tunnel South 07/16 07/17   21/36 21/17
Wadhurst 07/19 07/19   21/34 21/15
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 07/24 07/24   21/26 21/10
Tunbridge Wells Central 07.26a ~ 07.30d [P1] 07.26 ~ 07.30   21.22a ~ 21.24d [P2] 21.06 ~ 21.08
Wells Tunnel Jn 07/32 07/31   21/19 21/04
Somerhill Tunnel 07/36 07/35   21/14 20/59
Tonbridge 07.42a ~ 07.44d [P2] 07.42 ~ 07.43   21.10a ~ 21.12d [P3] 20.55 ~ 20.57
Sevenoaks 07/55 [P1] 07/54   21/00 [P3] 20/46
Orpington 08/03 [P2] [UF] 08/02   20.42a ~ 20.46 [P4] 20.29 ~ 20.34
Petts Wood Jn 08/05 [UFV] 08/04   20/38 [DS] 20/22
Bickley Jn 08/06 [UF] 08/07   20/34 [DSV] 20/17
Bromley South 08.10a ~ 08.12d [P1] 08.12 ~ 08.12 [P1] [UF]   20.28a ~ 20.31d [P2] 20.11 ~ 20.13
Shortlands Jn 08/14 08/15   20/26 [DF] 20/07
Bellingham 08/17 08/17 [P1]   20/23 DIV?
Catford 08/18 08/18   20/21 DIV?
Nunhead 08/21 [P1] 08/21 [P1]   20/18 [P2] DIV?
Crofton Road Jn 08/25 [AL] 08/25 [AL]   20/16 DIV?
Denmark Hill 08/26 [P1] 08/26 [P1] [AL]   20/15 [P2] DIV?
Beckenham Junction - -   DIV? ?
Penge East - -   DIV? ?
Brixton - -   20/12 19/56
Voltaire Road Jn 08/30 [AL] 08/30 [AL]   20/10 [AL] 19/54
Factory Jn 08/32 08/31   20/09 [AL] 19/53
Longhedge Jn 08/35 08.32 ~ 08.33   20*00 ~ 20*06 19/52
Latchmere Jn 08/38 [DWL] 08/36 [DWL]   19/57 [UKL] 19/51
Kensington Olympia 08.44a ~ 08.46d [P2] 08.44 ~ 08.46 [P2]   19.49a ~ 19.51d [P3] 19.43 ~ 19.45 [P3]
North Pole Jn 08/50 08/49   19/45 19/38
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/51 08/51   19/44 [UWL] 19/37
Willesden High Level Jn ? 08.52 ~ 08.57   - -
Willesden Junction HL 08.59a ~ 09.01d [P4] 08.58 ~ 09.00 [P4]   19.40a ~ 19.41d [P5] 19.33 ~ 19.35 [P5]
Kensal Green Jn 09/03 09/02   19/38 19.28 ~ 19.31
Gospel Oak 09/15 09/15    19/25 [P1] 19/20 [P1]
Junction Road Jn 09/18 09/17   - -
Upper Holloway 09/20 [P2] 09/17 [P2]   - -
Harringay Park Jn 09/23 09/20   - -
Camden Road Jn - -   19/20 19/18
Camden Road Central Jn - -   19*17 ~ 19*18 19/17
York Way North Jn - -   19/14 19/15
Copenhagen Jn - -   19/13 19/14
Holloway South Jn - -   19/10 [US] 19/12 [US]
Finsbury Park - -   19/08 [P4] 19/11 [P4] [UF]
Harringay 09/25 [SL2] 09/21 [SL2]   19/07 19/09
Alexandra Palace 09/29 [P4] 09/24 [P4]   19/05 [P2] [UF] 19/07 [P2] [UF]
Gordon Hill 09/36 [P3] 09/31 [P3]   - -
Sig.WL1925 - 09.47 ~ 09.51   - -
Hertford North 09/51 [P2] 09/52 [P2]   - -
Langley South Jn 10/06 10.02 ~ 10.09   - -
Potters Bar - -   18/50 [P1] 18/53 [P1] [US]
Welwyn Garden City - -   18/42 [P2] 18.31 ~ 18.38 [P2] [US]
Welwyn Sig.K622 - -   - 18.22 ~ 18.29
Digswell Jn - -   18/39 [US] 18/20 [US]
Woolmer Green Jn - -   18*25 ~ 18*35 18/18
Langley Jn 10/08 [DS] 10/11 [DS]   18/22 18/15
Stevenage 10/10 [P4] 10/12 [P4] [DS]   18/21 [P1] 18.13 ~ 18.13 [P2]
Hitchin 10/14 [P2] [DCF] 10.17 ~ 10.18 [P2] [DCF]   18/16 [P1] [US] 18/07 [P1] [UF]
Letchworth 10/19 10/23 [P2]   18/13 18/03 [P1]
Royston 10/29 [P2] 10/32 [P2]   17*54 ~ 18*01 [P2] 17.52 ~ 17.52 [P1]
Shepreth Branch Jn 10/42 10/43   17/39 17/39
Cambridge Sig.CA147 10*47 ~ 11*09 [DS] 10.48 ~ 11.08 [DS]   - -
Cambridge - 11.10 ~ 11.11 [TL]   - -
Cambridge 11.12a ~ 11.14d [P4] 11.12 ~ 11.17 [P4]   17.29a ~ 17.32d [P8] 17.31 ~ 17.34 [P8]
Cambridge Sig.CA180 - -   - 17.25 ~ 17.29
Coldham Lane Jn 11/17 11/19   17/22 17/23
Cambridge North 11/19 [P2] 11/21 [P2]   17/20 [P1] 17/21 [P1]
Ely Dock Jn 11/32 [DL] 11/31 [DL]   17/09 17/09
Ely 11.34a ~ 11.36d [P1] 11.32 ~ 11.36 [P1] [DL]   17.05a ~ 17.07d [P2] 17.05 ~ 17.08 [P2]
Ely North Jn 11/39 11/39   17/02 [UL] 16.42 ~ 17.00 [UL]
Littleport 11/43 11/44 [P2]   16/57 16/37 [P1]
Downham Market 11/54 11/54 [P2]   16/46 16/26 [P1]
Watlington 12/03 12/00 [P2]   16/41 16/19 [P1]
Kings Lynn T.C. - -   16.27 ~ 16.32 16.03 ~ 16.10
Middleton Towers - -   16.01 ~ 16.11 15.50 ~ 15.53
Kings Lynn T.C. - -   15.41 ~ 15.46 15.35 ~ 15.39
Kings Lynn Jn - -   15/38 15/34
Kings Lynn Sig.KL43 - -   15.32 ~ 15.37 15.32 ~ 15.33
Kings Lynn 12.11a [P2] 12.10 [P2]   15.30d [P2] 15.30 [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z30 : (1001) : St Leonards Depot to Hastings
5Z31 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards Depot

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
St Leonards Depot 06.15d   22.45a
Bopeep Jn 06/18   22/39
Hastings 06.24a [P4]   22.34d [P3]


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