3rd October 1981

Railway Correspondence and Travel Society (London Branch)
Class 306 Farewell Tour

EMU's Used 306017, 306037 & 306084

Route :

EMU Route
as listed London Liverpool Street - Stratford - Forest Gate Jn - Woodgrange Park - Barking - Upminster - Ockendon - Grays - Tilbury East Jn - Tilbury West Jn - Stanford-le-Hope - Pitsea - Southend Central - Shoeburyness
as listed Shoeburyness - Southend Central - Pitsea - Upminster - Barking - Gas Factory Jn - London Fenchurch Street
as listed London Fenchurch Street - Gas Factory Jn - Bow Jn - Stratford - Ilford - Romford - Shenfield - Witham - Marks Tey - Colchester
as listed Colchester - Marks Tey - Witham - Shenfield
as listed Shenfield - Wickford - Southend Victoria
as listed Southend Victoria - Wickford - Shenfield - Romford - Ilford - Stratford - London Liverpool Street


306017, left, at Southend Victoria (photo: Robert Forsythe)

Sources : Ken Baldwin & Greg Beecroft

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Greg Beecroft & John Broderick)

Location Booked Actual
Liverpool Street 09.45d 09.45
Bethnal Green ? 09/47
Stratford ? 09/51
Maryland ? 09/52
Forest Gate Jn 09/56 09/54
Woodgrange Park ? 09/57
Barking 10.01a ~ 10.03d 10.01 ~ 10.02
Upminster 10/13 10/12
Ockendon 10/18 10/17
Grays ? 10/29
Tilbury West Jn 10/26 10/32
Tilbury East Jn 10/27 10/33
Stanford-le-Hope ? 10/38
Pitsea ? 10/44
Southend Central ? 10/55
Shoeburyness 11.06a ~ 11.16d 11.01 ~ 11.16
Southend Central 11.24a ~ 12.35d 11.25 ~ 12.35
Pitsea ? 12/46
Laindon ? 12/50
Upminster 13/04 12/58
Barking 13/14 13/11
West Ham ? 13/16
Gas Factory Jn ? 13/18
Fenchurch Street 13.27a ~ 13.45d 13.24 ~ 13.45
Gas Factory Jn 13/51 13/50
Bow Jn 13/56 13/53
Stratford ? 14.00 ~ 14.01
Ilford ? 14/05
Romford ? 14/11
Shenfield ? 14/19
Chelmsford ? 14/27
Marks Tey ? 14/43
Colchester 14.55a ~ 15.05d 14.49 ~ 15.06
Marks Tey ? 15/14
Chelmsford ? 15/30
Shenfield 15.45a ~ 15.58d 15.41 ~ 15.58
Wickford ? 16/06
Southend Victoria 16.23a ~ 16.55d 16.20 ~ 16.56
Wickford ? 17/13
Shenfield ? 17/23
Gidea Park ? 17/29
Romford ? 17/30
Ilford ? 17/35
Stratford ? 17/38
Bow Jn ? 17/39
Bethnal Green ? 17/42
Liverpool Street 17.48a 17.45


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