11th May 2019

Statesman Rail
The Canterbury & White Cliffs Statesman

Locos Used (1) 47810 'Crewe Diesel Depot' & 47853
Stock Used 5912+3384+3344+3348+1211+3312+3438+80043+3229+3426+9479

Route :
1Z85 : Shrewsbury to Canterbury West
1Z87 : Canterbury West to Shrewsbury

Locos Route
47810+47614 Shrewsbury - Wellington - Telford Central - Cosford - Wolverhampton - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - (via Northampton & WCML) - Wembley Central - Sudbury Jn - Wembley Yard South Jn - Willesden No.7 Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - Factory Jn - Voltaire Road Jn - Denmark hill - Nunhead - Catford - Bellingham - Shortlands Jn - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Otford Jn - Maidstone East - Charing - Ashford International - Wye - Canterbury West
47810+47614 Canterbury West - Minster - Sandwich - Deal - Buckland Jn - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury

Notes :
(1) 47810 was running as D1924 and 47853 running as 47614.
(2) This tour overtook the 'Heart of Kent Hospice' tour at Lenham.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Shrewsbury 06.36d [P4] 06.36   23.42a [P4] 23.59
Abbey Foregate Jn 06/37 ?   23/41 ?
Wellington 06.50a ~ 06.53d ?   23.25a ~ 23.28d 23.40 ~ 22.43
Telford Central 07.00a ~ 07.03d [P1] 07.01 ~ 07.05   23.15a ~ 23.18d [P2] 23.28 ~ 23.32
Madeley Jn 07/05 07/07   23/13 23/26
Cosford 07/10 07/12   22*51 ~ 23*06 [DGL] 23.16 ~ 23.18
Stafford Road Jn 07/18 07/19   22/39 23/03
Wolverhampton North Jn 07/19 07/20   22/38 23/01
Wolverhampton 07.22a ~ 07.25d [P2] 07.22 ~ 07.26   22.35a ~ 22.37d [P4] 22.49 ~ 23.00
Portobello Jn 07/29 07/31   22/29 22/43
Darlaston Jn 07/32 07/34   22/26 22/39
Bescot Stadium 07/37 [P1] 07/37   22/24 22/37
Perry Barr North Jn 07/46 07/45   22/20 22/31
Aston 07/56 [P2] 07/56   22/15 [P1] 22/28
Stechford 08/11 08/05   22/09 22/20
Birmingham International 08.16a ~ 08.22d [P5] 08.14 ~ 08.27   21.59a ~ 22.02d [P2] 22.10 ~ 22.13
Berkswell 08/30 08/32   21/54 22/04
Coventry 08.39a ~ 09.02d [P4] 08.40 ~ 09.03   21.47a ~ 21.49d [P3] 21.54 ~ 21.58
Trent Valley Jn 09/15 [SL] 09/13   21/37 [DC] 21/41
Rugby 09.18a ~ 09.34d [P6] 09.15 ~ 09.34   21.28a ~ 21.34d [P1] 21.32 ~ 21.37
Hillmorton Jn 09/38 09/36   21/25 [DN] 21/29
Daventry North Jn 09/41 09/39   21/23 21/27
Long Buckby 09/49 09/44   21/18 21/22
Northampton 10.08a ~ 10.11d [P1] 10.08 ~ 10.11   21.05a ~ 21.07d [P1] 21.07 ~ 21.10
Hanslope Jn 10/21 [US] 10/20   20/50 [DS] 20/48
Milton Keynes Central 10.28a ~ 10.31d [P1] [US] 10.26 ~ 10.34   20.41a ~ 20.44d [P3] [DS] 20.39 ~ 20.42
Bletchley 10/36 [P4] [US] 10/38   20/33 [P4] [DS] 20/33
Ledburn Jn 10/43 [US] 10/44   20/25 [DS] 20/22
Tring 10/50 [P5] [US] 10/48   20/17 [P3] [DS] 20/18
Bourne End Jn 10/55 [US] 10/52   20/09 [DS] 20/09
Watford Junction 11/03 [P9] [US] 11/01   19/59 [P8] [DS] 20/02
Harrow & Wealdstone 11/08 [P6] [US] 11/07   19/54 [P5] [DS] 19/57
Wembley Central 11/11 [P6] [US] 11/11   19.48 ~ 19.49 [P5] [DS] 19/54?
Willesden Sig.WM830&934 11.16 ~ 11.19 ?   - -
Sudbury Jn 11/21 11/19   19/45 [DS] 19/51
Wembley Yard South Jn 11/23 11/20   19/44 19/42
Willesden No.7 Jn 11/25 11/22   19/43 19/40
Willesden West London Jn 11/27 [UR] 11/24   19/40 [DR] 19/38
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/28 11/26   19/39 19/36
North Pole Jn 11/29 11/27   19/38 19/35
Kensington Olympia 11/33 [P3] 11/32   19/35 [DM] 19/31
Latchmere Jn 11/44 11/40   19/29 19/27
Longhedge Jn 11/52 11/51   19/26 19/25
Factory Jn 11/54 11/53   19/24 19/23
Voltaire Road Jn 11/55 [AL] 11/55   19/24 [AL] 19/22
Denmark Hill 12/01 [P2] 12/01   19/20 [P1] 19/18
Crofton Road Jn 12/03 12/03   19/17 [AL] 19/17
Nunhead 12/09 [P2] 12/07   19/14 [P1] 19/14
Catford 12/14 12/12   19/09 19/08
Bellingham 12/16 12/15   19/06 19/05
Shortlands Jn 12/24 [DF] 12/25   19/00 18/58
Bromley South 12/29 [P2] 12/29   18/57 [P1] 18/55
Bickley Jn 12/33 [DS] 12/33   18/55 [UF] 18/51
St Mary Cray Jn 12/34 12/34   18/53 18/50
Swanley 12/39 [P4] 12/39   18/48 [P1] [UF] 18/45
Otford Jn 12/51 12/52   18/38 18/32
Maidstone East 13/08 [P2] 13/08   18/17 [P1] 18/07
Lenham 13/18 13/19   18/05 17/52
Charing 13/22 13/22   18/00 17/46
Ashford International 13.30 ~ 13.54 [DM] ? ~ 13.55   17.43 ~ 17.51 [UM] 17/37?

 

Location Booked Actual
Wye 14/06 14/03
Canterbury West 14.17a ~ 16.24d [P2] 14.15 ~ 16.30
Sturry 16/27 16/33
Minster 16/39 16/44
Minster South Jn 16/41 16/46
Sandwich 16/46 16/51
Deal 16/53 16/55
Buckland Jn 17/08 17/08
Dover Priory 17/11 [P1] 17/11
Folkestone East 17/19 17/21
Folkestone Central 17/20 17/24
Folkestone West 17/21 17/25
Saltwood Jn 17/26 17/28

Timings continue in first table.

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