1st May 1976

Lea Valley Railway Club
Sunny South Express

Traction Used DEMU 1034

Route :

Traction Route
1034 London Charing Cross - London Bridge - New Cross - Lewisham - Blackheath - Angerstein Jn
1034 Angerstein Jn - Angerstein Wharf (1)
1034 Angerstein Wharf - Charlton - Woolwich Arsenal - Slade Green - Dartford - Gravesend Central - Strood - Gillingham - Faversham - Canterbury East - Shepherds Well 
1034 Shepherds Well - down siding
1034 down siding - Tilmanstone Colliery
1034 Tilmanstone Colliery - Shepherds Well
1034 Shepherds Well - Dover Priory - Dover Marine
1034 Dover Marine - Folkestone Central - Ashford
1034 Ashford - Rye - Hastings - Bexhill Central - Pevensey - Eastbourne
1034 Eastbourne - Lewes - Plumpton - Haywards Heath (slow line north of station)
1034 Haywards Heath (slow line north of station) - down siding
1034 down siding - Ardingly (m.p. )
1034 Ardingly (m.p. ) - Haywards Heath - Preston Park - Hove - Shoreham - Beeding Siding (m.p. 55 ) (2)
1034 Beeding Siding (m.p. 55 ) - Shoreham - Hove
1034 Hove - Worthing Central - Barnham - Chichester - Chichester Yard (3)
1034 Chichester Yard - Chichester (Up Line) (3)
1034 Chichester (Up Line) - Lavant (Brandy Hole Lane Bridge) (4)
1034 Lavant (Brandy Hole Lane Bridge) - Chichester - Arundel - Pulborough - Horsham - Dorking North - Leatherhead - Epsom - Sutton - West Croydon - Selhurst - Clapham Junction - Battersea Park - London Victoria
1034 London Victoria - Clapham Junction - Streatham Hill - Crystal Palace - Sydenham - New Cross Gate - London Bridge - London Charing Cross

Notes:
(1) To crossover just past turnout of line to Murphy Aggregates.
(2) To accommodation crossing short of loop, near milepost 55.
(3) Confirmation on exact movements at Chichester required, timing sheet had 'Stops to shunt - Do not alight'.
(4) To just beyond Brandy Hole Bridge.

Sources : John Clifford (on the train throughout)
& Kevin Driscoll (on the train from Charing Cross to Victoria)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Bill Lynch)

Miles

Location Booked Actual
0.0
Charing Cross 08.40d 08.40
0.75
Waterloo East 08.42a ~ 08.43d ?
1.25
Metropolitan Jn 08/45 ?
1.75
London Bridge 08.48a ~ 08.49d ?
2.75
Spa Road Jn 08/51 ?
4.25
North Kent East Jn 08/53 ?
4.75
New Cross 08/54 ?
6.0
Lewisham 08/57 ?
7.0
Blackheath 08/59 ?
8.5
Angerstein Jn 09.02 ~ 09.05 ?
9.25
Angerstein Wharf 09.15 ~ 09.32 09.14 ~ 09.31
10.0
Angerstein Jn 09/42 ?
10.5
Charlton 09/44 ?
12.25
Woolwich Arsenal 09/47 ?
18.5
Slade Green 09/59 ?
19.75
Dartford 10/02 ?
26.75
Gravesend 10/12 ?
34.0
Strood 10/22 ?
34.5
Rochester Bridge Jn 10/24 ?
37.0
Gillingham 10/30 ?
45.75
Sittingbourne 10/40 ?
53.0
Faversham 10*47 ~ 10*56 ?
62.75
Canterbury East 11/12 ?
72.75
Shepherdswell 11.23 ~ 11.27 ?
75.75
Tilmanstone Colliery 11.52 ~ 12.05 11.45 ~ 12.09
78.75
Shepherdswell 12.30 ~ 12.35 ?
83.25
Buckland Jn 12/41 ?
84.25
Dover Priory 12/43 ?
85.25
Dover Marine 12.47 ~ 12.55 12.54 ~ 13.02
91.25
Folkestone East 13/05 ?
106.25
Ashford 13.21 ~ 13.26 ?
114.75
Appledore 13/35 ?
121.5
Rye 13/42 ?
131.75
Ore 13/57 ?
132.75
Hastings 14c05 ~ 14c06 ?
134.25
Bopeep Jn 14/11 ?
137.25
Bexhill on Sea 14/16 ?
144.0
Pevensey & Westham 14/26 ?
147.75
Hampden Park 14/30 ?
149.75
Eastbourne 14.33 ~ 14.37 ?
153.5
Polegate 14/44 ?
164.75
Southerham Jn 14/55 ?
165.0
Lewes 14/58 ?
174.25
Keymer Jn 15/11 ?
177.25
Haywards Heath 15.11 ~ 15.30 ?
179.75
Ardingly (MP ) 15.40 ~ 15.46 ?
182.25
Haywards Heath 15*55 ~ 15*56 ?
185.25
Keymer Jn 16/00 ?
193.75
Preston Park 16/10 ?
195.25
Hove 16/13 ?
199.75
Shoreham by Sea 16*23 ~ 16*24 ?
202.75
Beeding Siding 16.33 ~ 16.41 16.31 ~ 16.43
205.75
Shoreham by Sea 16*50 ~ 16*51 ?
210.25
Hove 16.58 ~ 17.05 ?
214.75
Shoreham by Sea 17/11 ?
219.25
Worthing Central 17/18 ?
227.25
Arundel Jn 17/30 ?
231.25
Barnham 17/35 ?
237.5
Chichester 17.43 ~ 17.51 ?
??
Fishbourne Crossing 17/54 ?
241.25
Lavant 18.01 ~ 18.11 17.57 ~ ??.??
??
Fishbourne Crossing 18/18 ?
245.0
Chichester 18*22 ~ 18*23 ?
251.25
Barnham 18/31 ?
254.75
Arundel Jn 18/36 ?
264.5
Pulborough 18/48 ?
276.75
Horsham 19/03 ?
290.25
Dorking North 19/20 ?
294.25
Leatherhead 19/26 ?
298.25
Epsom 19/34 ?
302.0
Sutton 19/43 ?
306.5
West Croydon 19/58 ?
307.5
Selhurst 20/01 ?
??
Streatham Jn 20/06 ?
312.25
Balham Jn 20/08 ?
317.0
Victoria 20.17a (20.20a) ~ 20.23d ?
321.75
Balham Jn 20/32 ?
322.75
Streatham Hill 20/34 ?
324.0
West Norwood 20/38 ?
325.75
Crystal Palace 20/43 ?
327.25
Sydenham 20/46 ?
328.0
Forest Hill 20/48 ?
330.75
New Cross Gate 20/52 ?
331.5
Bricklayers Arms Jn 20/55 ?
??
Spa Road Jn 20/57 ?
333.5
London Bridge 20.59a ~ 21.00d ?
334.0
Metropolitan Jn 21/02 ?
334.5
Waterloo (East) 21.04a ~ 21.05d ?
335.25
Charing Cross 21.08a 21.06


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