29th March 1958

R.C.T.S. (London Branch)
London River Rail Tour

Locos Used 31518 & 68646
Stock Used 3x SECR push-pull non-corridor suburban coaches

Route :

Loco Route
31518 London Bridge - New Cross Gate
31518 New Cross Gate - Deptford Wharf
31518 Deptford Wharf - New Cross Gate
31518 New Cross Gate - Bricklayers Arms Jn - Bricklayers Arms
31518 Bricklayers Arms - Bricklayers Arms Jn - New Cross - Lewisham - Blackheath - Angerstein Jn
31518 Angerstein Jn - Angerstein Wharf
31518 Angerstein Wharf - Angerstein Jn
31518 Angerstein Jn - Blackheath
68646 Blackheath - Lewisham - St John's - New Cross - Surrey Docks - Wapping - Shadwell - Whitechapel - Shoreditch - London Liverpool Street

Sources : John Clifford, David Davis, Mike Morant, Peter Darke, Alan Ogilvie & Andrew Fairholm

Photo Review


A view of Depford Wharf North SB (photo: The John Debens Collection)


A view of 31518 at Angerstein Wharf (photo: The John Debens Collection)


69646 at Blackheath (photo: The John Debens Collection). Interesting to
realise this is third-rail country...Health and Safety???


Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked
London Bridge 14.03d
New Cross gate 14.10 ~ 14.15
Deptford Wharf 14.35 ~ 14.45
New Cross Gate 15.06 ~ 15.13
Bricklayers Arms Jn 15/15
North Kent West Jn 15/20
Bricklayers Arms 15.25 ~ 15.30
North Kent West Jn 15/35
New Cross 15/45
Lewisham 15/48
Blackheath 15/51
Angerstein Jn 15.54 ~ 15.57
Angerstein Wharf 16.08 ~ 16.18
Angerstein Jn 16.26 ~ 16.28
Blackheath 16.32 ~ 16.52
Lewisham 16/56
St John's 16/53
New Cross 17.01 ~ 17.07
Surrey Docks 17/11
Liverpool Street 17.24a


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