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Locomotive Duty Roster

This roster provides a long-term indication of our planned locomotive usage.

On any particular day there may be unplanned alterations to the roster to suit operational requirements.
Visitors intending to travel to the railway to see a specific locomotive operating are
advised to check the locomotive workings on the day.

Weekly public train information is also available providing details of planned stock usage.

The key to the Locomotive Duties is provided below.

July Loco Roster

Operational Resident Locomotives:

SER 65 SECR P-class No.178 SECR H-class No.263 S15 No.847 SR Q-Class No.30541 Camelot BR 4MT tank No.80151 BR 350 HP Shunter D4106

* The public relaunch of BR Standard 2-6-4T Locomotive No.80151 after its 4-year-long overhaul is planned for Saturday 27 July.

Locomotive Duties

Times shown are departures from Sheffield Park. Please confirm with the published timetable for actual train times on a particular day.
A    Service 1 and 2 days - works all services
     Service 3 days - works 9:30, 12:00, 2:30 (and Saturdays in Jul/Aug, 5.15) services
         Note that on Sundays, Loco GAL often works the 9:30 service in place of Loco A
B    Service 3 days - works 10:45, 1:15, 4:00 services
C    Special Timetable Set C

AT   Autumn Tints
BV   Brake van rides
CH   Charter working
CWS  C&W shunt
DG   Demonstration Goods train
EDW  Edwardian Train
EN   Engineering (CE, PW, S&T)
FF   Festive Feast
FSA  Full Steam Ahead (Driving Experience)
FPE  Footplate Extra
FPT  Footplate Taster
GAB  Golden Arrow Breakfast
GAC  Golden Arrow Charter
GAD  Golden Arrow Dining
GAL  Golden Arrow Luncheon
GDS  Goods train
MC   Mainline Charter
MM   Murder Mystery
O    Observation Car Special
P    Station Pilot
RA   Rail Ale
S    Shunting
SB   Sussex Belle Luncheon
SPL  Special working
ST   Spare on standby
SU   Supper train
VIC  Victorian Train
WR   Wealden Rambler Afternoon Tea
WRC  Wealden Rambler Charter
X    (Special service) working unspecified

Although this roster is adhered to whenever possible, circumstances do necessitate some changes at short notice.

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