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The Bluebell Railway's 2008

BRANCH LINE WEEKEND


No.65 with the mixed train - 24 Feb 07 - Matt Allen

 

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th February

 

The weekend will feature an intensive and varied timetable of Branch Line Trains, including mixed trains - photo right shows No.65 with a mixed train at the 2007 event (Matt Allen).

 

Six medium-sized locomotives (see below) will be used including the visiting GWR Auto-tank locomotive No.1450, complete with GWR auto-trailer - the classic branch-line combination.

The locomotive line-up:

1450 Fenchurch GWR Dukedog 4MT tank 80151 SER 65 Birch Grove

1450 at Llangollen with autocoach 178 - 20 Apr 2007 - David Hennessey Birch Grove with the Mets - Derek Hayward

Above:David Hennessey's photo shows 1450 with Auto-coach at the Llangollen Railway in 2007. Derek Hayward's shows 32473 with the Mets in October 2007.
Below: GWR Dukedog loco with Metropolitan coaches, 3rd August 2007 (Tom Waghorn)

Dukedog with the Mets - Tom Waghorn - 3 August 2007 Additional Attractions

Working Timetable and Event Guide

Available in advance or on the day, priced at £3.

First and last trains:

Both days: First trains - 9.50 am from SP, 10.07 and 10.10 from HK, 11am from Kc
Last round trip from SP: 4.40 pm (arrives back at 6.10 pm)

Tickets may be purchased in advance

More details here


Enhanced Bus Service on Route 473 between East Grinstead and Kingscote

East Grinstead Stn (dep)   10:10  11:10  12:10  1:10  2:10  3:10  4:10  5:10
East Grinstead High St     10:15  11:15  12:15  1:15  2:15  3:15  4:15  5:15
Kingscote - Bus (arr)      10:30  11:30  12:30  1:30  2:30  3:30  4:30  5:30
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Kingscote - Bus (dep)      10:42  11:42  12:42  1:42  2:42  3:42  4:41  5:41
East Grinstead High St     10:57  11:57  12:57  1:57  2:57  3:57   -     -
East Grinstead Stn (arr)   11:02  12:02   1:02  2:02  3:02  4:02  4:49  5:49


Fenchurch with Autumn Tints - 17 Oct 2007 - Andrew Strongitharm 80154 with Bulleid coaches - 12 November 2006 - David Chappell

Andrew Strongitharm's photo of 'Fenchurch' with the Observation Car (17 Oct 2007) and David Chappell's showing No.80151 running as 80154 in November 2006.

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