18th February 2023

Hastings Diesels Ltd
The Medway Valley Venturer

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

Route :
1Z18 : Hastings to Faversham
1Z19 : Faversham to Hastings

DEMU Route
as listed Hastings - St Leonards Warrior Square - Bopeep Jn - Battle - Robertsbridge - Etchingham - Wadhurst - Tunbridge Wells Central - Tonbridge
as listed Tonbridge - Paddock Wood - Wateringbury - Maidstone West - Cuxton - Strood
as listed Strood - Rochester - Chatham - Gillingham - Sittingbourne - Faversham
as listed Faversham - (reverse of outward route) - Strood
as listed Strood - (reverse of outward route) - Tonbridge
as listed Tonbridge - (reverse of outward route) - Hastings

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Hastings 08.53d [P4] 08.53   17.35a [P3] 17.30
St Leonards Warrior Square 08.55a ~ 08.57d [P1] 08.55 ~ 08.58   17.29a ~ 17.31d [P2] 17.26 ~ 17.28
Bopeep Jn SB 08/59 09/00   17/26 17/24
Battle 09.08a ~ 09.10d 09.11 ~ 09.13   17.15a ~ 17.17d 17.11 ~ 17.12
Mountfield Tunnel 09/16 09/19   17/10 17/06
Robertsbridge 09/18 09/21   17/07 17/03
Etchingham 09.20a ~ 09.22d 09.24 ~ 09.25   17.03a ~ 17.05d 16.58 ~ 17.00
Wadhurst Tunnel South 09/30 09/38   16/55 16/51
Wadhurst 09/33 09/39   16/53 16/49
Strawberry Hill Tunnel 09/38 09/45   16/42 16/42
Tunbridge Wells Central 09.40a ~ 09.42d [P1] 09.47 ~ 09.49   16.37a ~ 16.39d [P2] 16.38 ~ 16.41
Wells Tunnel Jn 09/43 09/50   16/36 16/36
Somerhill Tunnel 09/47 09/54   16/31 16/29
Tonbridge 09.49a ~ 09.59d [P2] 09.56 ~ 10.03   16.11a ~ 16.28d [P2] 16.11 ~ 16.26
Paddock Wood 10/07 [P2] 10/11   16/04 [P2] 16/02
Wateringbury 10/19 ?   15/55 15/50
East Farleigh 10/27 10/24   15/50 15/46
Maidstone West 10.33a ~ 10.35d [P1] 10.33 ~ 10.35   15.42a ~ 15.47d [P2] 15.40 ~ 15.42
Maidstone Barracks 10/36 10/36   15/41 15/39
Aylesford 10/43 10/42   15/37 15/35
Cuxton 10/55 10/54   15/29 15/29
Strood 10.59 ~ 11.04 [P2] 10.58 ~ 11.04 [P2]   15.20 ~ 15.25 [P2] 15.20 ~ 15.24
Rochester Bridge Jn 11/10 11/05   15/19 15/19
Rochester 11.12a ~ 11.14d [P2] 11.07 ~ 11.12   15.15a ~ 15.17d [P1] 15.15 ~ 15.17
Chatham 11.16a ~ 11.18d [P2] 11.15 ~ 11.16 [P2]   15.11a ~ 15.13d [P1] 15.10 ~ 15.12
Gillingham 11/21 [P3] 11/19   15/08 [P2] 15/07
Rainham 11/25 [P2] 11/23   15/02 [P1] 15/01
Rainham East Jn 11/26 [DC] 11/24   15/02 14/59
Newington 11/28 11/25   15/00 [UC] 14/57
Western Jn 11/31 11/28   14/56 14/56
Eastern Jn 11/31 11/29   14/56 14/55
Sittingbourne 11/32 [P2] 11/30   14/55 [P1] 14/54
Faversham 11.42a [P4] 11.40 [P4]   14.45d [P4] 14.44 [P4]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z18 : (1001) : St Leonards T&RSMD to Hastings

Location Booked
St Leonards T&RSMD 08.34d
Bopeep Jn SB 08/37
St Leonards Warrior Square 08/39
Hastings 08.42a [P4]

5Z19 : (1001) : Hastings to St Leonards T&RSMD

Location Booked
Hastings 17.51d [P3]
St Leonards Warrior Square 17/55
Bopeep Jn SB 17/57
St Leonards T&RSMD 18.00a


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