18th August 2018

Statesman Rail
The Sussex Coast Statesman

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge' & 47854 'Diamond Jubilee'
Stock Used 5912+3344+3348+1211+3312+3438+80043+3229+3231+9479

Route :
1Z11 : Doncaster to Eastbourne
1Z12 : Eastbourne to Doncaster

Loco(s) Route
47746 (1) Doncaster - (via ECML) - Peterborough - March - Ely - Cambridge - Shepreth Branch Jn - Royston - Letchworth - Hitchin - Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Alexandra Palace - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Central 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 - Brixton - Herne Hill - Tulse Hill - West Norwood - Crystal Palace - Bromley Jn - Norwood Junction - East Croydon - Purley - Stoats Nest Jn - Redhill - Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Lewes - Polegate - Eastbourne
47854 (2) Eastbourne - (reverse of outward route) - East Croydon - Selhurst - Streatham Common - Streatham - Tulse Hill - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster

Notes : 
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) 47746 on rear.
(3) Off tour option: Eastbourne Air Show.

Sources : Simon Jeffs & Nick Bartlett

Photo Review


47746 arriving at Eastbourne (photo: Simon Jeffs)


47854 at Eastbourne (photo: Simon Jeffs)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Doncaster 05.25d [P1] 05.25   23.38a [P4] 23.58
Loversall Carr Jn 05/30 05/32   23/33 23/51
Ranskill Loop 05*37 ~ 05*49 [UPL] 05.42 ~ 05.49   23/26 23/45
Retford 05.55a ~ 05.59d [P1] 05.56 ~ 06.02   23.18a ~ 23.21d [P2] 23.36 ~ 23.38
Newark Flat Crossing 06/14 06/19   23/05 23/18
Newark North Gate 06.16a ~ 06.20d [P2] 06.21 ~ 06.24   23.00a ~ 23.03d [P1] 23.14 ~ 23.17
Claypole Loop 06*27 ~ 06*53 [UPL] 06/30?   22/56 23/10
Grantham 07.03a ~ 07.07d [P1] 06.43 ~  07.07   22.45a ~ 22.48d [P2] 22.57 ~ 23.00
Stoke Jn 07/14 [UF] 07/16   22/40 22/50
Tallington Jn 07/25 07/27   22/28 [DF] 22/36
Helpston Jn 07/29 07/29   22/23 [DS] 22/31
Peterborough 07.36a ~ 07.41d [P4] 07.36 ~ 07.41   22.14a ~ 22.17d [P5] [DS] 22.21 ~ 22.23
Peterborough East Jn 07/43 07/43   22/11 22/19
Whittlesea 07/49 07/50   22/04 22/12
March 08.00a ~ 08.04d 08.00 ~ 08.03   21.52a ~ 21.55d 21.58 ~ 22.02
Ely North Jn 08/21 08/23   21/38 21/40
Ely 08.24a ~ 08.27d [P2] 08.27 ~ 08.30   21.32a ~ 21.35d [P1] 21.34 ~ 21.36
Ely Dock Jn 08/29 08/31   21/31 21/33
Cambridge North 08/40 [P1] 08/44   21/21 [P2] 21/22
Coldham Lane Jn 08/42 08/45   21/19 21/21
Cambridge 08.45a ~ 08.50d [P7] 08.48 ~ 08.57   21.14a ~ 21.17d [P4] 21.13 ~ 21.19
Shepreth Branch Jn 08/55 09/02   21/09 21/04
Royston 09.06a ~ 09.08d [P1] 09.15 ~ 09.19   20.52a ~ 20.55d [P2] 20.44 ~ 20.46
Letchworth 09.19a ~ 09.21d [P1] ?   20.38a ~ 20.41d [P2] ?
Hitchin 09/24 [P1] [US] 09/33   20/33 [P2] [DCF] 20/29
Stevenage 09.29a ~ 09.32d [P1] ?   20.27a ~ 20.29d [P3] ?
Woolmer Green Jn 09/36 09/42   20/23 20/21
Digswell Jn 09/38 [US] 09/44   20*15 ~ 20*21 20/18?
Welwyn Garden City 09/40 [P2] [US] 09/46   20/13 [P3] [DS] 20/16
Potters Bar 09/52 [P1] [US] 09/54   20/07 [P4] [DS] 20/02
Alexandra Palace 10/03 [P2] [SL1] 10/03   19/55 [P3] [DS] 19/44
Finsbury Park 10.10 ~ 10.16 [P1] [SL2] 10.08 ~ 10.14   19.46 ~ 19.48 [P7] 19.31 ~ 19.37
Holloway South Jn 10/19 [US] 10/16   19/42 19/28
Copenhagen Jn 10/22 10/19   19/40 [DS] 19/26
York Way North Jn 10/24 ?   19*27 ~ 19*39 19.26 ~ 19.27
Camden Road Central Jn 10/30 ?   19/25 19/24
Camden Road Jn 10/31 10/29   19/24 19/23
Gospel Oak 10/37 [P1] 10/35   19/18 [P2] 19/16
Kensal Green Jn 10/51 10/49   19/05 19/04
Willesden Junction HL 10/53 [P5] 10/52   19/03 [P4] 19/02
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/56 10/55   18/59 18/52
North Pole Jn 10/58 10/56   18/53 18/50
Kensington Olympia 11*03 ~ 11*09 [DM] 11/03?   18/46 [DM] 18/45
Latchmere Jn 11/17 11/11   18/39 18/38
Longhedge Jn 11/21 11/12   18/36 18/36
Factory Jn 11/23 [RVL] 11/14   18/34 18/35
Voltaire Road Jn 11/24 11/15   18/33 [AL] 18/34
Brixton 11/26 11/22   18/32 18/32
Herne Hill 11/27 [P3] 11/25   18/31 [P1] 18/30
Tulse Hill 11/30 [P4] 11/29   18/26 [P1] 18/26
West Norwood Jn 11/32 11/31   - -
West Norwood 11/33 [P2] 11/32   - -
Crystal Palace 11/41 [P2] 11/40 [P2]   - -
Bromley Jn 11/43 11/42   - -
Norwood Junction 11/44 [P5] [DS] 11/50   - -
Streatham - -   18/21 [P2] 18/21
Streatham Common - -   18/15 [P2] 18/12
Selhurst - -   18/06 [P2] 18/08
Windmill Bridge Jn 11/47 [DS] 11/53   18/05 [US] 18/05
East Croydon 11/49 [P5] 11/54   18/04 [P4] 18/04
South Croydon 11/52 [P4] 11/55   18/03 [P3] 18/02
Purley 11/57 [P4] 11/58   18/00 [P3] 17/59
Stoats Nest Jn 11/58 [DS] 11/59   17/58 [US] 17/58
Redhill 12/05 [DM] 12/12   17/46 [UM] 17/49 [UM]
Earlswood 12/09 12/15   17/43 17/44
Gatwick Airport 12/21 [P3] 12/25   17/37 [P2] 17/40
Three Bridges 12/29 [P3] 12/31   17/34 [P2] 17/37
Balcombe Tunnel Jn 12/36 12/36   17/32 [US] 17/34
Haywards Heath 12/45 [P2] 12/49   17/25 [P3] 17/24
Keymer Jn 12/48 12/54   17*08 ~ 17*20 ? ~ 17.18
Lewes 12/58 [P1] 13/07 [P1]   16/56 [P2] 16/55
Southerham Jn 13/01 13/09   16/53 16/53
Berwick 13/08 13/15   16/45 16/47
Polegate 13/12 13/19   16/41 16/42
Willingdon Jn 13/16 13/21   16/38 16/40
Eastbourne 13.22a [P2] 13.26   16.34d [P2] 16.35


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