19th May 1984

Diesel & Electric Group
The Southern Mariner Railtour

Locos Used 33106 & 73102
Stock Used at least 4TC 421

Route : 1Z48 throughout
London Bridge to Hastings : SR headcode 48
Hastings to London Bridge : SR headcode 11

Loco Route
73102 London Bridge - Peckham Rye - Tulse Hill - Streatham - Sutton - Epsom - Leatherhead - Effingham Junction - Guildford - Haslemere - Havant - Hilsea - Portsmouth Harbour
33106 Portsmouth Harbour - Hilsea - Havant - Chichester - Worthing - Hove - Preston Park
?33106? Preston Park - Brighton
33106 Brighton - Lewes - Polegate - Eastbourne
33106 Eastbourne - Pevensey Bay - Hastings - Ore - Rye - Ashford
33106 Ashford - Folkestone East
33106 Folkestone East - Folkestone Harbour
33106 Folkestone Harbour - Folkestone East
33106 Folkestone East - Dover Western Docks
33106 Dover Western Docks - Deal - Sandwich - Ramsgate - Margate - Herne Bay - Faversham - Sittingbourne - Gillingham - Strood - Gravesend
33106 Gravesend - Hoo Jn - Grain
33106 Grain - Hoo Jn - Gravesend - Dartford - Woolwich Arsenal - Blackheath - Lewisham - New Cross Gate - London Bridge

Notes:
(1) A tour using Sarah Siddons the same day was described as cancelled (further details required). It was also commented that between Barnham & Chichester the tour should have passed a VSOE excursion (further details required). At one of the locations (Chris Tompson believes Eastbourne) there was a DMU parked up with Excursion in the destination headcode and stickers saying 1Z36. Vehicle 53890 was in the consist - was this a railtour, if so further details are required.
(2) Route confirmation required.

Sources : various including Chris Thompson

Photo Review
(all photos from:
Chris Thompson)


The headboard goes on 73102 at London Bridge.


33106 at Brighton.


421 at Hastings. The DMU in the background was also charter, 1Z36.


421 at Whitstable.


33106 at Grain.


Timings (Booked Only)

Location Booked
London Bridge 09.30d
South Bemondsey Jn 09/33
Peckham Rye 09/36
Tulse Hill 09/40
Streatham 09/43
Streathan South Jn 09/44
Mitcham Junction 09/47
Sutton 09/54
Epsom 10c03a ~ 10c03d
Leatherhead 10/10
Effingham Junction 10c18a ~ 10c18d
Guildford 10/29
Shalford Jn 10/31
Haslemere 10/50
Petersfield 11/00
Havant 11/17
Portcreek Jn 11/21
Portsmouth & Southsea 11/27
Portsmouth Harbour llL30a ~ 11L45d
Portsmouth & Southsea 11/48
Portcreek Jn 11/53
Havant 11/57
Chichester 12/07
Barnham 12/13
Arundel Jn 12/17
Worthing 12/30
Shoreham by Sea 12/39
Hove 12/46
Preston Park (up loop) 12.49a ~ 12.55d
Brighton 12.58a ~ 13.08d
Lewes 13/19
Southerham Jn 13/22
Polegate 13/33
Eastbourne 13.39a ~ 13.49d
Hampden Park 13/53
Pevensey & Westham 13/58
Bexhill 14/07
Bopeep Jn 14/11
Hastings 14.15a ~ 14.24d
Ore 14/27
Rye 14/42
Appledore 14/51
Ashford 15.03a ~ 15.13d
Folkestone East 15.31a ~ 15.41d
Folkestone Harbour 15.46a ~ 16.01d
Folkestone East 16.06a ~ 16.20d
Dover Western Docks 16.30a ~ 16.45d
Dover Priory 16/50
Buckland Jn 16/52
Deal 17/04
Sandwich 17/09
Ramsgate 17c22a ~ 17c23d
Margate 17/34
Herne Bay 17/49
Whitstable 17p55a ~ 18p10d
Faversham 18/19
Sittingbourne 18/26
Gillingham 18/38
Rochester Bridge Jn 18/44
Strood 18/45
Gravesend 18.55a ~ 19.01d
Hoo Jn Staff Halt 19.07a ~ 19.08d
Signal D12 19t13a ~ 19t16d
Grain 19.39a ~ 19.54d
Signal D12 20t27a ~ 20t27d
Signal D19 20/31
Gravesend 20/37
Dartford 20/46
Crayford Creek Jn 20/48
Woolwich Arsenal 20/55
Charlton 20/59
Blackheath 21/02
Lewisham 21/03 [RL]
New Cross Gate 21/07
North Kent East Jn 21/08
Spa Road Jn 21/10
London Bridge 21.12a


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