30th September 1973

B.R.
(Merrymaker Excursion)

DMU's Used L466 (51370+59522+51422), L454 (51341+59493+51583) & L416 (51361+59453+59513+51403)

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Oxford - Reading - Ealing Broadway - Old Oak Common Jn - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Selhurst - Quarry Line - Three Bridges - Horsham - Arundel - Barnham
as listed Barnham - Worthing Central - Brighton
as listed (1) Brighton - Haywards Heath - Three Bridges - (reverse of outward route) - Oxford (1)

Notes :
(1) Return route requires confirmation.

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual - outward only)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
Oxford 08.30d ?
Ealing Broadway 09.??a ~ 09.59d ??.?? ~ 09.59
Old Oak Common 10/12 10/05
Kensington Olympia 10.17a ~ 10.19d 10.12 ~ 10.15
Latchmere Jn 10/26 10/21
Clapham Junction 10/29 10.25a ~ 10.28d
Balham Jn 10/33 10/35
Streatham Jn 10/35 10/37
Windmill Bridge Jn 10/40 10/42
Coulsdon North 10/47 10/50
Earlswood 10/55 10/59
Three Bridges 11/05 11/10
Horsham 11/17 11/21
Pulborough 11/29 11/34
Arundel Jn 11/42 11/45
Barnham 11.47a ~ 11.51d 11.52 ~ 11.57
Arundel Jn 11/56 12/09
Worthing Central 12/08 12/22
Shoreham 12/14 12/27
Hove 12/21 12/33
Brighton 12.24a 12.36


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